Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPSS) insider Curtis K. Powell sold 6,900 shares of Consumer Portfolio Services stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.36, for a total value of $30,084.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

Shares of Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. (CPSS) traded down $0.08 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $4.27. The stock had a trading volume of 27,168 shares, compared to its average volume of 63,036. Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. has a one year low of $3.66 and a one year high of $6.05. The firm has a market cap of $96.46, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.83 and a beta of 1.91. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 10.89, a current ratio of 17.19 and a quick ratio of 17.19.

Consumer Portfolio Services (NASDAQ:CPSS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. The credit services provider reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.17. The business had revenue of $109.49 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $112.39 million. Consumer Portfolio Services had a return on equity of 11.09% and a net margin of 4.87%. equities research analysts anticipate that Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. will post 0.66 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on CPSS shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Consumer Portfolio Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. TheStreet lowered Consumer Portfolio Services from a “c” rating to a “d” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $6.00 price objective on shares of Consumer Portfolio Services in a report on Thursday, September 7th.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in Consumer Portfolio Services by 12.5% in the 1st quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 309,162 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $1,456,000 after buying an additional 34,327 shares in the last quarter. UBS Group AG boosted its stake in Consumer Portfolio Services by 1,213.0% in the 1st quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 24,882 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $117,000 after buying an additional 22,987 shares in the last quarter. Hancock Holding Co. boosted its stake in Consumer Portfolio Services by 17.6% in the 2nd quarter. Hancock Holding Co. now owns 44,185 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $201,000 after buying an additional 6,615 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in Consumer Portfolio Services by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 760,620 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $3,461,000 after buying an additional 6,530 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Numeric Investors LLC boosted its stake in Consumer Portfolio Services by 0.5% in the 2nd quarter. Numeric Investors LLC now owns 244,034 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $1,110,000 after buying an additional 1,329 shares in the last quarter. 48.42% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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Consumer Portfolio Services Company Profile

Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc is a specialty finance company. The Company’s business is to purchase and service retail automobile contracts originated primarily by franchised automobile dealers and by select independent dealers in the United States in the sale of new and used automobiles, light trucks and passenger vans.

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