NYSE:FCFS - FirstCash Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$82.36 +1.28 (+1.58 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 08:22 AM ET)
Previous Close$81.08
Today's Range$80.99 - $83.12
52-Week Range$66.28 - $95.40
Volume295,416 shs
Average Volume256,647 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.26%
BetaN/A
FirstCash, Inc. operates retail-based pawn and consumer finance stores in the United States and Mexico. Its pawn stores lend money on the collateral of pledged personal property, including consumer electronics, jewelry, power tools, household appliances, sporting goods, and musical instruments; and retails previously owned merchandise acquired through pawn forfeitures, as well as through purchases from the general public. The company also engages in melting scrap jewelry, as well as sells the gold, silver, and diamonds in commodity markets. Its consumer finance stores provide small unsecured consumer loans, credit services, and check cashing services. As of December 31, 2017, the company owned and operated 2,039 pawn stores and 72 consumer loan stores in 26 states of the United States and 32 states of Mexico, as well as Guatemala and El Salvador. The company was formerly known as First Cash Financial Services, Inc. and changed its name to FirstCash, Inc. in September 2016. FirstCash, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous retail
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
SectorFinance
CUSIP31942D10
Phone817-335-1100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees17,000
OptionableOptionable

FirstCash (NYSE:FCFS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is FirstCash's stock symbol?

FirstCash trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FCFS."

How often does FirstCash pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for FirstCash?

FirstCash declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, November 30th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 14th. This is a boost from FirstCash's previous quarterly dividend of $0.22. View FirstCash's Dividend History.

How will FirstCash's stock buyback program work?

FirstCash declared that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Thursday, October 25th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 2.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were FirstCash's earnings last quarter?

FirstCash Inc (NYSE:FCFS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The credit services provider reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.01. The credit services provider earned $429.88 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $440.46 million. View FirstCash's Earnings History.

When is FirstCash's next earnings date?

FirstCash is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for FirstCash.

What guidance has FirstCash issued on next quarter's earnings?

FirstCash issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.45-3.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.49.

What price target have analysts set for FCFS?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for FirstCash's stock. Their forecasts range from $73.00 to $103.00. On average, they anticipate FirstCash's stock price to reach $91.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for FirstCash.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for FirstCash?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FirstCash in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for FirstCash.

Has FirstCash been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about FCFS stock have trended very positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. FirstCash earned a coverage optimism score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the credit services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of FirstCash's key competitors?

Who are FirstCash's key executives?

FirstCash's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Rick L. Wessel, Vice Chairman & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. R. Douglas Orr, Exec. VP, CFO, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 57)
  • Ms. Anna M. Alvarado, Gen. Counsel (Age 39)
  • Mr. Raul R. Ramos, Sr. VP of Latin American Operations (Age 52)
  • Mr. Gar Jackson, Investor Relations-Global IR Group

Who are FirstCash's major shareholders?

FirstCash's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.50%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.12%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%), Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.02%), Alpha Windward LLC (0.01%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own FirstCash stock include Daniel R Feehan, James H Graves, Mikel D Faulkner, R Douglas Orr and Thomas Brent Stuart. View Institutional Ownership Trends for FirstCash.

Which major investors are selling FirstCash stock?

FCFS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Alpha Windward LLC, Boston Advisors LLC and First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.. Company insiders that have sold FirstCash company stock in the last year include Daniel R Feehan, James H Graves and R Douglas Orr. View Insider Buying and Selling for FirstCash.

Which major investors are buying FirstCash stock?

FCFS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC and Virtu Financial LLC. Company insiders that have bought FirstCash stock in the last two years include Mikel D Faulkner and Thomas Brent Stuart. View Insider Buying and Selling for FirstCash.

How do I buy shares of FirstCash?

Shares of FCFS 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 FirstCash's stock price today?

One share of FCFS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $82.36.

What is FirstCash's official website?

The official website for FirstCash is http://www.firstcash.com.

How can I contact FirstCash?

FirstCash's mailing address is 1600 WEST 7TH STREET, FORT WORTH TX, 76102. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at 817-335-1100 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for FirstCash (NYSE FCFS)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  328 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  411 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  739
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about FirstCash and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FCFS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FCFS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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