Rent-A-Center Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.51 (+2.69 %)
(As of 07/29/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume326,212 shs
Average Volume644,641 shs
Market Capitalization$3.83 billion
P/E Ratio16.54
Dividend Yield2.21%
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About Rent-A-Center

Rent-A-Center, Inc. engages in the provision of furniture, electronics, appliances, computers, and smartphones through flexible rental purchase agreements. It operates through the following segments: Rent-A-Center Business, Preferred Lease, Mexico, and Franchising. The Rent-A-Center Business segment consists of company-owned rent-to-own stores in the United States and Puerto Rico. The Preferred Lease segment offers an on-site rent-to-own option at a third-party retailer's location. The Mexico segment consists of its company-owned rent-to-own stores in Mexico. The Franchising segment sells rental merchandise to its franchisees. The company was founded by Mark E. Speese on September 16, 1986 and is headquartered in Plano, TX.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sales & Book Value






Overall MarketRank

2.47 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

30th out of 617 stocks

Equipment Rental & Leasing, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

6th out of 23 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.6Community Rank: 3.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ:RCII) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Rent-A-Center a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Rent-A-Center in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Rent-A-Center stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Rent-A-Center?

Wall Street analysts have given Rent-A-Center a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Rent-A-Center wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Rent-A-Center?

Rent-A-Center saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,160,000 shares, an increase of 43.0% from the June 15th total of 1,510,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 668,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.2 days. Currently, 3.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Rent-A-Center's next earnings date?

Rent-A-Center is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How can I listen to Rent-A-Center's earnings call?

Rent-A-Center will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, August 5th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Rent-A-Center's earnings last quarter?

Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 4th. The company reported $1.32 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.20. The firm earned $1.04 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $961.23 million. Rent-A-Center had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 41.79% and a net margin of 6.39%.
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How has Rent-A-Center's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Rent-A-Center's stock was trading at $17.87 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, RCII stock has increased by 222.9% and is now trading at $57.71.
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How often does Rent-A-Center pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Rent-A-Center?

Rent-A-Center declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 9th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.31 per share on Tuesday, July 13th. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.15%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 21st.
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Is Rent-A-Center a good dividend stock?

Rent-A-Center pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.21%. Rent-A-Center does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Rent-A-Center is 35.13%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Rent-A-Center will have a dividend payout ratio of 19.28% next year. This indicates that Rent-A-Center will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Rent-A-Center issued on next quarter's earnings?

Rent-A-Center updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 5.300-5.850 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.370. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.45 billion-$4.60 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.40 billion.

What price target have analysts set for RCII?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Rent-A-Center's stock. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect Rent-A-Center's stock price to reach $67.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Rent-A-Center's key executives?

Rent-A-Center's management team includes the following people:
  • Mitchell E. Fadel, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • James E. York, Vice President-Operations
  • Maureen B. Short, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Michael J. Santimaw, Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Catherine M. Skula, Chief Development Officer & Executive VP

What is Mitch Fadel's approval rating as Rent-A-Center's CEO?

189 employees have rated Rent-A-Center CEO Mitch Fadel on Mitch Fadel has an approval rating of 53% among Rent-A-Center's employees. This puts Mitch Fadel in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Rent-A-Center's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Rent-A-Center own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Rent-A-Center investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), The Aaron's (AAN), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), PayPal (PYPL), AT&T (T), Activision Blizzard (ATVI) and McDonald's (MCD).

What is Rent-A-Center's stock symbol?

Rent-A-Center trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "RCII."

Who are Rent-A-Center's major shareholders?

Rent-A-Center's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.04%), Fulcrum Equity Management (0.01%) and Joseph P. Lucia & Associates LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Rent-A-Center stock include Ann L Davids, Anthony J Blasquez, Catherine M Skula, Christopher B Hetrick, Jeffrey J Brown, Maureen B Short and Mitchell E Fadel.
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Which major investors are buying Rent-A-Center stock?

RCII stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Fulcrum Equity Management, and Joseph P. Lucia & Associates LLC. Company insiders that have bought Rent-A-Center stock in the last two years include Christopher B Hetrick, and Jeffrey J Brown.
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How do I buy shares of Rent-A-Center?

Shares of RCII can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Rent-A-Center's stock price today?

One share of RCII stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.71.

How much money does Rent-A-Center make?

Rent-A-Center has a market capitalization of $3.83 billion and generates $2.81 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $208.12 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.53 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Rent-A-Center have?

Rent-A-Center employs 14,320 workers across the globe.

What is Rent-A-Center's official website?

The official website for Rent-A-Center is

Where are Rent-A-Center's headquarters?

Rent-A-Center is headquartered at 5501 HEADQUARTERS DRIVE, PLANO TX, 75024.

How can I contact Rent-A-Center?

Rent-A-Center's mailing address is 5501 HEADQUARTERS DRIVE, PLANO TX, 75024. The company can be reached via phone at (972) 801-1100 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/29/2021 by Staff
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