Cash America International Inc. (CSH) Updates Q1 Earnings Guidance
Cash America International Inc. (NYSE:CSH) updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.15-1.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.18, Analyst Ratings Net reports. Cash America International also updated its FY14 guidance to $4.20-4.40 EPS.
Cash America International Inc. (NYSE:CSH) opened at 36.57 on Thursday. Cash America International Inc. has a 52-week low of $35.30 and a 52-week high of $54.12. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $37.0 and a 200-day moving average of $41.27. The company has a market cap of $1.028 billion and a P/E ratio of 8.08.
Cash America International (NYSE:CSH) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, January 23rd. The company reported $1.01 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $271.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $267.10 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.29 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Cash America International Inc. will post $4.01 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, February 19th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 5th will be paid a dividend of 0.035 per share. This represents a $0.14 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.38%.
CSH has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Cash America International from an underperform rating to a neutral rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday, December 25th. They now have a $38.20 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at JMP Securities cut their price target on shares of Cash America International from $50.00 to $48.00 in a research note to investors on Friday, October 25th. They now have a market outperform rating on the stock. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $45.03.
Cash America International, Inc provides specialty financial services to individuals through retail services locations and through electronic distribution platforms known as e-commerce activities.
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