Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) went up by 0.55% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $55.37. The company’s stock price has collected 6.78% of gains in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported 15 hours ago that GameStop, Koss, AMC: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today
Is It Worth Investing in Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ :RCII) Right Now?
Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 15.92 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for RCII is at 1.66. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 5 analysts out of 7 who provided ratings for Rent-A-Center Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $54.71, which is -$2.5 below the current price. RCII currently public float of 48.34M and currently shorts hold a 3.13% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of RCII was 595.25K shares.
RCII’s Market Performance
RCII stocks went up by 6.78% for the week, with a monthly jump of 17.60% and a quarterly performance of 54.86%, while its annual performance rate touched 133.15%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 5.00% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.65% for Rent-A-Center Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 9.73% for RCII stocks with a simple moving average of 63.37% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of RCII
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for RCII stocks, with KeyBanc Capital Markets repeating the rating for RCII by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for RCII in the upcoming period, according to KeyBanc Capital Markets is $58 based on the research report published on February 01st of the current year 2021.
Loop Capital, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see RCII reach a price target of $50. The rating they have provided for RCII stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on December 22nd, 2020.
Loop Capital gave a rating of “Hold” to RCII, setting the target price at $34 in the report published on October 12th of the previous year.
RCII Trading at 22.61% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought RCII to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -1.04% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.65%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.00%, as shares surge +24.47% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +60.49% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, RCII rose by +6.78%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +128.39% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $50.47. In addition, Rent-A-Center Inc. saw 43.09% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at RCII starting from BROWN JEFFREY J, who purchase 143 shares at the price of $44.69 back on Jan 12. After this action, BROWN JEFFREY J now owns 20,763 shares of Rent-A-Center Inc., valued at $6,392 using the latest closing price.
Short Maureen B, the CFO of Rent-A-Center Inc., sale 4,056 shares at $33.00 during a trade that took place back on Nov 13, which means that Short Maureen B is holding 62,531 shares at $133,848 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for RCII
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +7.23 for the present operating margin
- +35.68 for the gross margin
The net margin for Rent-A-Center Inc. stands at +6.50. The total capital return value is set at 21.42, while invested capital returns managed to touch 20.63. Equity return is now at value 39.20, with 12.00 for asset returns.
Based on Rent-A-Center Inc. (RCII), the company’s capital structure generated 112.42 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 52.92. Total debt to assets is 32.60, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 86.56. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 40.75.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.77, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.25. The receivables turnover for the company is 34.73 and the total asset turnover is 1.79. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.84.