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

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$80.45 +0.30 (+0.37 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 05:34 AM ET)
Previous Close$80.45
Today's Range$79.50 - $80.80
52-Week Range$57.75 - $95.40
Volume144,115 shs
Average Volume299,387 shs
Market Capitalization$3.58 billion
P/E Ratio29.36
Dividend Yield1.11%
Beta0.48
FirstCash logoFirstCash, 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Miscellaneous retail
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:FCFS
CUSIP31942D10
Phone817-335-1100

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.23
Current Ratio6.48
Quick Ratio4.36

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio29.36
Forward P/E Ratio22.99
P/E Growth1.15

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.78 billion
Price / Sales2.00
Cash Flow$3.9572 per share
Price / Cash20.33
Book Value$31.27 per share
Price / Book2.57

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.74
Net Income$143.89 million
Net Margins9.40%
Return on Equity10.32%
Return on Assets7.14%

Miscellaneous

Employees17,000
Outstanding Shares44,330,000
Market Cap$3.58 billion

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, July 26th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.09%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 14th. View FirstCash's Dividend History.

How will FirstCash's stock buyback program work?

FirstCash declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, July 26th 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 2.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase 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, July, 26th. The credit services provider reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.05. The credit services provider earned $419.97 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $424.01 million. FirstCash had a return on equity of 10.32% and a net margin of 9.40%. FirstCash's revenue for the quarter was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.52 earnings per share. View FirstCash's Earnings History.

When is FirstCash's next earnings date?

FirstCash is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for FirstCash.

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

FirstCash updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.35-3.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.52.

What price target have analysts set for FCFS?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for FirstCash's shares. Their forecasts range from $73.00 to $103.00. On average, they expect FirstCash's share price to reach $90.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for FirstCash.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for FirstCash?

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

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. Thomas Brent Stuart, Pres & COO (Age 48)
  • 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)

Has FirstCash been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about FCFS stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. FirstCash earned a daily sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the credit services provider an impact score of 46.48 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for FirstCash.

Who are FirstCash's major shareholders?

FirstCash's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.38%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.77%), Earnest Partners LLC (3.70%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.04%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.68%) and Eagle Asset Management Inc. (1.66%). Company insiders that own FirstCash stock include Daniel R Feehan, 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 Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., FMR LLC, Cooke & Bieler LP, Grandeur Peak Global Advisors LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Redwood Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold FirstCash company stock in the last year include Daniel R Feehan and R Douglas Orr. View Insider Buying and Selling for FirstCash.

Which institutional investors are buying FirstCash stock?

FCFS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eagle Asset Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., BlackRock Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Boston Advisors LLC and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 $80.45.

How big of a company is FirstCash?

FirstCash has a market capitalization of $3.58 billion and generates $1.78 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $143.89 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.74 on an earnings per share basis. FirstCash employs 17,000 workers across the globe.

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  309 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  350 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  659
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 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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