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

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$85.59 -0.50 (-0.58 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$86.09
Today's Range$85.20 - $87.05
52-Week Range$66.28 - $95.40
Volume187,400 shs
Average Volume245,266 shs
Market Capitalization$3.73 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.16%
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$3.73 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. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 1.17%. 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 has authorized a share buyback program on Thursday, October 25th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 2.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were FirstCash's earnings last quarter?

FirstCash Inc (NYSE:FCFS) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 31st. The credit services provider reported $1.12 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.11 by $0.01. The credit services provider earned $481.21 million during 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 issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 31st. The company provided 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 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets 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 twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.6% 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?

Press coverage about FCFS stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. 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. FirstCash earned a media sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting FirstCash?

FirstCash saw a increase in short interest in the month of 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 trading volume, of 254,887 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.9 days. Approximately 2.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View FirstCash's Current Options Chain.

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 BlackRock Inc. (14.51%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.53%), Northern Trust Corp (1.96%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (1.80%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.74%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.58%). 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 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 major investors are buying FirstCash stock?

FCFS stock was acquired 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 $85.59.

How big of a company is FirstCash?

FirstCash has a market capitalization of $3.73 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:  418 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  749
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 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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