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

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$88.32 +0.25 (+0.28 %)
(As of 02/21/2019 02:33 PM ET)
Previous Close$88.07
Today's Range$87.48 - $88.55
52-Week Range$66.28 - $95.40
Volume6,420 shs
Average Volume243,659 shs
Market Capitalization$3.85 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.15%
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
Market Cap$3.85 billion
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 31st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 14th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Thursday, February 28th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 13th. View FirstCash's Dividend History.

How will FirstCash's stock buyback program work?

FirstCash declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, October 25th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 2.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were FirstCash's earnings last quarter?

FirstCash Inc (NYSE:FCFS) released its earnings results on Thursday, January, 31st. The credit services provider reported $1.12 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.11 by $0.01. The credit services provider had revenue of $481.21 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $489.76 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, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for FirstCash.

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

FirstCash updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 31st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.75-3.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.07.

What price target have analysts set for FCFS?

5 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for FirstCash's stock. Their predictions range from $73.00 to $103.00. On average, they expect FirstCash's stock price to reach $91.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.3% 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?

Media stories about FCFS stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. FirstCash earned a coverage optimism score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the credit services provider a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting FirstCash?

FirstCash saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,254,568 shares, an increase of 31.0% from the December 31st total of 957,802 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 254,887 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.9 days. Approximately 2.9% of the shares of the company are short sold. View FirstCash's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of FirstCash's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of FirstCash own?

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.51%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.53%), Northern Trust Corp (1.96%), APG Asset Management N.V. (1.93%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (1.80%) and Bank of America Corp DE (1.74%). 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 institutional investors are selling FirstCash stock?

FCFS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, First Trust Advisors LP and Principal Financial Group Inc.. 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 institutional investors are buying FirstCash stock?

FCFS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Castleark Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Bank of America Corp DE, Martingale Asset Management L P and Bessemer Group Inc.. 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 $88.32.

How big of a company is FirstCash?

FirstCash has a market capitalization of $3.85 billion. FirstCash employs 17,000 workers across the globe.

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:  331 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  419 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  750
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 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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