Analyst Projections in Review for Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII)

Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) currently has an Average Broker Rating of 2.5. This number is based on the 8 sell-side firms polled by Zacks. The ABR rank within the industry stands at 30.   

Analysts on a consensus basis are expecting that the stock will reach $12.67 within the year.  The ABR is provided by Zacks which simplfies analyst ratings into an integer based number. They use a one to five scale where they translate brokerage firm Buy/Sell/Hold recommendations into an average broker rating. A low number in the 1-2 range typically indicates a Buy, 3 represents a Hold and 4-5 represents a consensus Sell rating. 

Earnings
Research analysts are predicting that Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) will report earnings of $0.09 per share when the firm issues their next quarterly report. This is the consensus earnings per share number according to data from Zack’s Research.

Most recently Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) posted quarterly earnings of $0.04 which compared to the sell-side estimates of 0.01. The stock’s 12-month trailing earnings per share stands at $1.54. Shares have moved $7.14 over the past month and more recently, $2.02 over the past week heading into the earnings announcement. There are 6 analyst projections that were taken into consideration from respected brokerage firms.

Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) closed the last session at $12.61 and sees an average of 1497079.75 shares trade hands in each session. The 52-week low of the stock stands at $7.98 while the current level stands at 83.88% of the 52-week High-Low range. Looking further out we can see that the stock has moved 34.43% over the past 12 weeks and 12.09% year to date.

Buy Ratings
3 analysts rate Rent-A-Center Inc. a Buy or Strong Buy, which is 37.5% of all the analyst ratings.

This article is informational purposes only and should not be considered a recommendation to buy or sell the stock.

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