Rent-A-Center Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.48 (-2.39 %)
(As of 09/20/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Volume508,282 shs
Average Volume613,610 shs
Market Capitalization$4.02 billion
P/E Ratio16.40
Dividend Yield2.00%
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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

2.88 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

23rd out of 385 stocks

Equipment Rental & Leasing, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

4th out of 19 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.6Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.9 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?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Rent-A-Center in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 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 drop in short interest in August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,750,000 shares, a drop of 12.5% from the July 29th total of 2,000,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 647,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.7 days. Currently, 2.9% of the shares of the company 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, October 27th 2021.
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How were Rent-A-Center's earnings last quarter?

Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 4th. The company reported $1.63 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.27. The business earned $1.16 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.13 billion. Rent-A-Center had a net margin of 6.13% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 46.39%. Rent-A-Center's quarterly revenue was up 69.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.80 earnings per share.
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How has Rent-A-Center's stock 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 shares have increased by 238.6% and is now trading at $60.50.
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How often does Rent-A-Center pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Rent-A-Center?

Rent-A-Center announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 16th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $0.31 per share on Tuesday, October 19th. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.05%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 27th.
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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 2.00%. 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 17.79% 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 issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, September, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.900-$6.400 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.660. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.55 billion-$4.67 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.56 billion.

What price target have analysts set for RCII?

7 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Rent-A-Center's shares. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate Rent-A-Center's stock price to reach $70.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.0% 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.80%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.84%), FMR LLC (3.53%), State Street Corp (3.04%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (2.94%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.46%). 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 institutional investors are selling Rent-A-Center stock?

RCII stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Federated Hermes Inc., Millennium Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Invesco Ltd., American Century Companies Inc., and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC. Company insiders that have sold Rent-A-Center company stock in the last year include Ann L Davids, Anthony J Blasquez, Catherine M Skula, Maureen B Short, and Mitchell E Fadel.
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Which institutional investors are buying Rent-A-Center stock?

RCII stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., FMR LLC, State Street Corp, Geode Capital Management LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, and Northern Trust Corp. 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 $60.50.

How much money does Rent-A-Center make?

Rent-A-Center has a market capitalization of $4.02 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.

Does Rent-A-Center have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Rent-A-Center: Rainbow Rentals, Rent-Way, and The Rental Store.

When was Rent-A-Center founded?

Rent-A-Center was founded in 1986.

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 9/20/2021 by Staff
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