Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPSS) Director Daniel S. Wood sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.32, for a total transaction of $43,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 167,565 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $723,880.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. (CPSS) remained flat at $$4.33 on Monday. The stock had a trading volume of 15,345 shares, compared to its average volume of 62,674. The company has a current ratio of 17.19, a quick ratio of 17.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 10.89. Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. has a 52-week low of $3.66 and a 52-week high of $5.96. The firm has a market cap of $94.29, a P/E ratio of 5.70 and a beta of 1.91.

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

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. UBS Group AG grew its holdings in shares of 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 worth $117,000 after purchasing an additional 22,987 shares during the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of Consumer Portfolio Services in the 3rd quarter worth about $114,000. Hancock Holding Co. grew its holdings in shares of 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 worth $201,000 after purchasing an additional 6,615 shares during the last quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Consumer Portfolio Services by 53.2% in the 2nd quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC now owns 61,600 shares of the credit services provider’s stock worth $280,000 after purchasing an additional 21,400 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. grew its holdings in Consumer Portfolio Services by 0.6% during the 1st quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 70,127 shares of the credit services provider’s stock worth $330,000 after acquiring an additional 397 shares during the last quarter. 48.42% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on CPSS. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Consumer Portfolio Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $6.00 target price on shares of Consumer Portfolio Services in a report on Thursday, September 7th. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of Consumer Portfolio Services from a “c” rating to a “d” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st.

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About Consumer Portfolio Services

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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