EZCORP Rating Increased to Neutral at Sterne Agee (EZPW)
EZCORP (NASDAQ: EZPW) was upgraded by Sterne Agee from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday. The firm currently has a $24.00 price target on the stock.
Separately, analysts at Nomura (NYSE: NMR) reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of EZCORP in a research note to investors on Friday, April 20th.
Shares of EZCORP traded up 1.33% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $25.18. EZCORP has a 52 week low of $24.66 and a 52 week high of $38.66. The company has a market cap of $1.286 billion and a P/E ratio of 9.00.
EZCORP last announced its earnings results on Thursday, April 19th. The company reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.03. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 20.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that EZCORP will post $0.77 earnings per share next quarter.
EZCORP, Inc. is a provider of specialty consumer financial services. The Company operates pawn stores in the United States under the EZPAWN and Value Pawn brands, and in Mexico under the EMPENO FACIL and EMPENE SU ORO brands.