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Macquarie initiated coverage on shares of Ezcorp (NASDAQ:EZPW) in a research note issued on Wednesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm set a “neutral” rating on the stock.

A number of other firms have also recently commented on EZPW. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Ezcorp from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday, June 2nd. They now have a $11.60 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Sidoti upgraded shares of Ezcorp from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 21st. Finally, analysts at Nomura reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Ezcorp in a research note on Wednesday, April 30th. They now have a $12.00 price target on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. Ezcorp has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.52.

Ezcorp (NASDAQ:EZPW) traded down 0.09% on Wednesday, hitting $11.58. 340,081 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Ezcorp has a 52 week low of $9.22 and a 52 week high of $19.44. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $12.00 and a 200-day moving average of $11.5. The company’s market cap is $629.7 million.

Ezcorp (NASDAQ:EZPW) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 29th. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $260.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $264.44 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.63 earnings per share. Ezcorp’s revenue was down 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Ezcorp will post $1.41 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

EZCORP, Inc is a provider of instant cash solutions. The Company provides a range of instant cash solutions, including collateralized, non-recourse loans, commonly known as pawn loans, and a range of short-term consumer loans, including single-payment and multiple-payment unsecured loans and single-payment and multiple-payment auto title loans.

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