Cash America International Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (NYSE:CSH)
Shares of Cash America International (NYSE:CSH) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve ratings firms that are covering the company, American Banking News.com reports. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $47.75.
Cash America International (NYSE:CSH) opened at 44.84 on Thursday. Cash America International has a 52 week low of $34.80 and a 52 week high of $48.30. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $44.34 and its 200-day moving average is $43.15. The company has a market cap of $1.295 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.69.
Cash America International (NYSE:CSH) last released its earnings data on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.16. The company had revenue of $455.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $433.29 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.81 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 10.9% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Cash America International will post $4.34 EPS for the current fiscal year.
CSH has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Nomura reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Cash America International in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a $46.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $43.00. Separately, analysts at Sterne Agee upgraded shares of Cash America International from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 16th. They now have a $50.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $40.00. Finally, analysts at Sidoti downgraded shares of Cash America International from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, July 14th.
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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