NASDAQ:RCII - Rent-A-Center Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$21.54 +0.23 (+1.08 %)
(As of 04/18/2019 10:23 AM ET)
Previous Close$21.30
Today's Range$21.01 - $21.56
52-Week Range$8.93 - $22.77
Volume153,896 shs
Average Volume1.51 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.16 billion
P/E Ratio20.32
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.29
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; wheels and tires; and furniture, including accessories under rental purchase agreements. The company also provides merchandise on an installment sales basis; and rent-to-own transaction to consumers who do not qualify for financing from the traditional retailer through kiosks located 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, 2018, the company owned and operated approximately 2,158 stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, including 44 retail installment sales stores; 1,106 Acceptance Now staffed kiosk locations in 41 states and Puerto Rico; 96 Acceptance Now Direct locations; and 122 stores in Mexico, as well as franchised 281 rent-to-own stores in 32 states. Rent-A-Center, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryComputer & Electronics Retail
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:RCII
CUSIP76009N10
Phone972-801-1100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.66 billion
Cash Flow$14.75 per share
Book Value$5.35 per share

Profitability

Net Income$8.49 million

Miscellaneous

Employees14,000
Market Cap$1.16 billion
Next Earnings Date4/29/2019 (Estimated)
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 quarterly earnings results on Monday, February, 25th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.16. The company had revenue of $661.75 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $654.47 million. Rent-A-Center had a return on equity of 21.15% and a net margin of 0.32%. 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, April 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Rent-A-Center.

What guidance has Rent-A-Center issued on next quarter's earnings?

Rent-A-Center updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, February, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.75-2.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.77. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.585-2.5630 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.62 billion.Rent-A-Center also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.75-2.15 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for RCII?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Rent-A-Center's shares. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Rent-A-Center's share price to reach $18.0783 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.1%. 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 stories about RCII stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing 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 media sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Rent-A-Center?

Rent-A-Center saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 4,100,020 shares, a decline of 24.4% from the March 15th total of 5,421,593 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,592,018 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Currently, 7.7% 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?

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 Aaron's (AAN), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), NVIDIA (NVDA), General Electric (GE), Paypal (PYPL), Seagate Technology (STX), Caterpillar (CAT), Mcdonald's (MCD), Veeva Systems (VEEV) and Micron Technology (MU).

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.33%), Equitec Specialists LLC (0.07%), 6 Meridian (0.05%) and Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Rent-A-Center stock include Catherine M Skula, Christopher A Korst, Engaged Capital Llc, Fred E Herman, Mark E Speese and Steven L Pepper. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Rent-A-Center.

Which institutional investors are buying Rent-A-Center stock?

RCII stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hennessy Advisors Inc., Equitec Specialists LLC, 6 Meridian and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Rent-A-Center stock in the last two years include 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 $21.5350.

How big of a company is Rent-A-Center?

Rent-A-Center has a market capitalization of $1.16 billion and generates $2.66 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $8.49 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.06 on an earnings per share basis. Rent-A-Center employs 14,000 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  325 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  382 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  707
MarketBeat'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 4/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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