EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The credit services provider reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.05, Fidelity Earnings reports. EZCORP had a return on equity of 6.90% and a net margin of 6.41%. The company had revenue of $206.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $196.50 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.21 EPS. EZCORP’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.3% compared to the same quarter last year.
Shares of EZPW stock opened at $9.86 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 2.72, a quick ratio of 2.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30. The firm has a market capitalization of $496.71 million, a P/E ratio of 15.90 and a beta of 1.46. EZCORP has a one year low of $8.91 and a one year high of $15.10.
Several analysts have recently weighed in on the company. ValuEngine raised EZCORP from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 9th. BidaskClub raised EZCORP from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 11th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised EZCORP from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 7th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.50.
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EZCORP, Inc provides pawn loans. The company operates through three segments: U.S. Pawn, Mexico Pawn, and Other International. It offers pawn loans, which are non-recourse loans collateralized by tangible personal property, such as jewelry, consumer electronics, power tools, sporting goods, and musical instruments; and sells merchandise, including collateral forfeited from pawn lending operations and used merchandise purchased from customers.
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