NASDAQ:RCII - Rent-A-Center Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $18.01 +0.07 (+0.39 %) (As of 02/21/2019 09:46 AM ET)Previous Close$17.94Today's Range$17.94 - $18.077152-Week Range$7.22 - $18.47Volume16,335 shsAverage Volume1.10 million shsMarket Capitalization$963.72 millionP/E Ratio-33.35Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.24 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Rent-A-Center, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, leases household durable goods to customers on a rent-to-own basis. The company operates through four segments: Core U.S., Acceptance Now, Mexico, and Franchising. It offers durable products, such as consumer electronics; appliances; computers, including tablets; smartphones; and furniture, including accessories under rental purchase agreements. The company also provides merchandise on an installment sales basis; and offers the rent-to-own transaction to consumers who do not qualify for financing from the traditional retailer through kiosks within retailer's locations. It operates retail installment sales stores under the Get It Now and Home Choice names; and rent-to-own and franchised rent-to-own stores under the Rent-A-Centre, ColorTyme, and RimTyme names. As of December 31, 2017, the company owned and operated approximately 2,381 stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, including 45 retail installment sales stores; 1,106 Acceptance Now staffed locations in 42 states and Puerto Rico; 125 Acceptance Now Direct locations; and 131 stores in Mexico, as well as franchised 225 rent-to-own stores in 31 states under the Rent-A-Center, ColorTyme, and RimTyme names. Rent-A-Center, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas. Receive RCII News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for RCII and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryComputer & Electronics Retail SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNASDAQ:RCII Previous Symbol CUSIP76009N10 Webwww.rentacenter.com Phone972-801-1100Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.90 Current Ratio2.56 Quick Ratio0.66Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-33.35 Forward P/E Ratio19.58 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.70 billion Price / Sales0.36 Cash Flow$12.6831 per share Price / Cash Flow1.42 Book Value$5.11 per share Price / Book3.52Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.54) Net Income$6.65 million Net Margins1.58% Return on Equity6.16% Return on Assets1.20%Miscellaneous Employees18,300 Outstanding Shares53,510,000Market Cap$963.72 million OptionableOptionable Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ:RCII) Frequently Asked Questions What is Rent-A-Center's stock symbol? Rent-A-Center trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "RCII." How were Rent-A-Center's earnings last quarter? Rent-A-Center Inc (NASDAQ:RCII) issued its earnings results on Monday, April, 30th. The company reported ($0.08) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.16. The company had revenue of $698 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $701.27 million. Rent-A-Center had a return on equity of 6.16% and a net margin of 1.58%. Rent-A-Center's revenue for the quarter was down 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.04 earnings per share. View Rent-A-Center's Earnings History. When is Rent-A-Center's next earnings date? Rent-A-Center is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Rent-A-Center. How can I listen to Rent-A-Center's earnings call? Rent-A-Center will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 26th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8558592056. What price target have analysts set for RCII? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Rent-A-Center's stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect Rent-A-Center's share price to reach $14.8283 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Rent-A-Center. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Rent-A-Center? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Rent-A-Center in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Rent-A-Center. Has Rent-A-Center been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about RCII stock has trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Rent-A-Center earned a news sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting Rent-A-Center? Rent-A-Center saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,975,021 shares, an increase of 24.7% from the January 15th total of 4,790,429 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,563,997 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.8 days. Currently, 11.9% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Rent-A-Center's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Rent-A-Center's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Rent-A-Center include Aaron's (AAN), Triton International (TRTN), Aircastle (AYR), McGrath RentCorp (MGRC), Textainer Group (TGH), Exterran (EXTN), CAI International (CAI), General Finance (GFN), Black Diamond Group (BDIMF), MITCHAM INDUSTR/SH (MIND), Quest Resource (QRHC), FlexShopper (FPAY) and Aly Energy Services (ALYE). Who are Rent-A-Center's key executives? Rent-A-Center's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Mitchell E. Fadel, CEO & Director (Age 62)Ms. Maureen B. Short, Chief Financial Officer (Age 44)Mr. Fred E. Herman, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 62)Mr. Christopher A. Korst, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer & Gen. Counsel (Age 59)Ms. Christi M. Liebe, CTO & VP of IT Who are Rent-A-Center's major shareholders? Rent-A-Center's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.42%), Engaged Capital LLC (9.97%), Water Island Capital LLC (4.56%), LMR Partners LLP (3.68%), Millennium Management LLC (2.59%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.69%). Company insiders that own Rent-A-Center stock include Catherine M Skula, Christopher A Korst, Engaged Capital Llc, Fred E Herman, Mark E Denman, Mark E Speese and Steven L Pepper. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Rent-A-Center. Which major investors are selling Rent-A-Center stock? RCII stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brandes Investment Partners LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Paloma Partners Management Co, Signia Capital Management LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Exane Asset Management and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Rent-A-Center company stock in the last year include Catherine M Skula, Christopher A Korst, Engaged Capital Llc and Fred E Herman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rent-A-Center. Which major investors are buying Rent-A-Center stock? RCII stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LMR Partners LLP, Millennium Management LLC, Engaged Capital LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Water Island Capital LLC, P Schoenfeld Asset Management LP, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Rent-A-Center stock in the last two years include Engaged Capital Llc, Mark E Denman, Mark E Speese and Steven L Pepper. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rent-A-Center. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Rent-A-Center's stock price today? One share of RCII stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.94. How big of a company is Rent-A-Center? Rent-A-Center has a market capitalization of $959.97 million and generates $2.70 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $6.65 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.54) on an earnings per share basis. Rent-A-Center employs 18,300 workers across the globe. What is Rent-A-Center's official website? The official website for Rent-A-Center is http://www.rentacenter.com. 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ RCII)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 317 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 367 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 684MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Rent-A-Center and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe RCII will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe RCII will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is a Moving Average Calculated?