Regional Management (NYSE:RM) was upgraded by equities research analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note issued on Friday.

Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Regional Management from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Regional Management from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $25.00 price target on shares of Regional Management in a research note on Sunday, November 12th. Finally, Stephens assumed coverage on shares of Regional Management in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $25.00 target price for the company. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $25.83.

Regional Management (RM) traded down $0.09 on Friday, reaching $24.58. 38,833 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 42,190. Regional Management has a 12-month low of $18.31 and a 12-month high of $27.56. The company has a current ratio of 39.39, a quick ratio of 39.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.34. The company has a market capitalization of $286.77, a P/E ratio of 10.54 and a beta of 1.40.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Second Curve Capital LLC grew its position in Regional Management by 67.5% in the 3rd quarter. Second Curve Capital LLC now owns 633,034 shares of the credit services provider’s stock worth $15,326,000 after purchasing an additional 255,000 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in Regional Management by 4.9% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 835,364 shares of the credit services provider’s stock worth $20,224,000 after purchasing an additional 38,978 shares in the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. grew its position in Regional Management by 43.9% in the 3rd quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 17,166 shares of the credit services provider’s stock worth $415,000 after purchasing an additional 5,236 shares in the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. grew its position in Regional Management by 6.2% in the 3rd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 84,345 shares of the credit services provider’s stock worth $2,042,000 after purchasing an additional 4,952 shares in the last quarter. Finally, American Century Companies Inc. grew its position in Regional Management by 8.0% in the 3rd quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 180,253 shares of the credit services provider’s stock worth $4,364,000 after purchasing an additional 13,351 shares in the last quarter. 86.57% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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Regional Management Company Profile

Regional Management Corp. is a diversified consumer finance company. The Company provides an array of loan products primarily to customers with limited access to consumer credit from banks, thrifts, credit card companies and other traditional lenders. Its products include small loans, large loans, automobile loans, retail loans, and optional payment and collateral protection insurance products.

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