PEAK6 Investments LP Boosts Position in EZCORP, Inc. (EZPW)

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02 July, 2017

The share price of the company (NASDAQ:EZPW) was down -15.38%, with a high of 8.32 during the day and the volume of EZCORP, Inc. shares traded was 3384455. (NASDAQ:EZPW) by 13.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The stock has a market cap of $415.33 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.15 and a beta of 1.93.

A number of research firms have recently commented on EZPW. Wellington Management Group LLP increased its stake in EZCORP by 2.2% in the first quarter. Over the past month the firm's stock is 1.29%, 15.44% for the last quarter, 18.05% for the past six-months and -5.42% for the a year ago. Sigma Planning Corp increased its stake in EZCORP by 27.9% in the first quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 83,046 shares of the credit services provider's stock worth $677,000 after buying an additional 310 shares during the period. Fund holds 0% of its portfolio in EZCORP Inc (NASDAQ:EZPW) for 16,136 shares. First Wilshire Securities Management Inc. now owns 802,820 shares of the credit services provider's stock valued at $6,543,000 after buying an additional 26,535 shares in the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of EZCORP during the fourth quarter worth approximately $4,671,000. Finally, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans increased its stake in EZCORP by 4.6% in the first quarter.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) traded up 2.61% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $7.85. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -13.85% and stays -12.98% away from its 50 days moving average. Similarly, the company's last 5 years high P/E ratio is 55 and low P/E is 8.24, whereas, the industry's and sector's high P/E for the past year is 40.86 and 30.81 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 12.8 for the industry and 11.16 for the Sector.

Ezcorp Inc (NASDAQ:EZPW) has average revenue estimates of $182.81 Million, compared to low analyst estimates of $180.43 Million and high estimates of $185.18 Million for the current quarter. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.1. EZCORP had a net margin of 1.73% and a return on equity of 3.29%. Earnings, with 4 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.09.

While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of 116.7% whereas during current quarter it has 181.8% estimations over growth, comparing to the estimations of 134.2% during current year and 33.3% for next year. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.15 and lower end at 0.12 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.

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Several brokerages recently weighed in on EZPW. Stephens raised shares of EZCORP from an "underweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating in a research report on Friday, April 7th.

Among 3 analysts covering EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a "hold" rating and set a $10.50 price target on shares of EZCORP in a report on Friday, June 16th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded EZCORP from a "d+" rating to a "c-" rating in a research report on Friday, May 19th.


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