FirstCash, Inc. (FCFS) Stock Is An 52-Week High Flier

April 20, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

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Investors sentiment is 0 in Q4 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q3. It is flat, as 1 investors sold FirstCash, Inc. shares while 1 reduced holdings. only 0 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 1.78 million shares or 5.52% less from 1.88 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Genesis Asset Managers Llp has 1.77M shares for 4.35% of their portfolio. Gemmer Asset Management Lc holds 0.01% or 215 shares in its portfolio. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 10,430 shares.

Since February 5, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 3 insider sales for $2.45 million activity. Shares for $367,150 were sold by ORR R DOUGLAS on Monday, February 5. The insider FEEHAN DANIEL R sold 17,505 shares worth $1.41M.

The stock of FirstCash, Inc. (NYSE:FCFS) hit a new 52-week high and has $91.07 target or 9.00 % above today’s $83.55 share price. The 7 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $3.89 billion company. The 1-year high was reported on Apr, 20 by Barchart.com. If the $91.07 price target is reached, the company will be worth $350.10M more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock.

The stock decreased 0.54% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $83.55. About 70,479 shares traded. FirstCash, Inc. (NYSE:FCFS) has risen 75.74% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 64.19% the S&P500.

Analysts await FirstCash, Inc. (NYSE:FCFS) to report earnings on April, 26 before the open. They expect $0.75 earnings per share, up 10.29 % or $0.07 from last year’s $0.68 per share. FCFS’s profit will be $34.92M for 27.85 P/E if the $0.75 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.94 actual earnings per share reported by FirstCash, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -20.21 % negative EPS growth.

FirstCash, Inc. operates retail-based pawn and consumer finance stores in the United States and Mexico. The company has market cap of $3.89 billion. The Company’s 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. It has a 27.85 P/E ratio. The firm also engages in melting scrap jewelry, as well as sells the gold, silver, and diamonds in commodity markets.

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