Financial Fitness Check: Examining EZCorp, Inc. (EZPW)’s Key Ratios

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In the latest session, EZCorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: EZPW) closed at $10.21 down -1.26% from its previous closing price of $10.34. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.26 from its previous closing price. On the day, 0.63 million shares were traded. EZPW stock price reached its highest trading level at $10.39 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $10.1099.


For a deeper understanding of EZCorp, Inc.’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 4.48 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 17.38. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 3.23 and its Current Ratio is at 4.17. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.77 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.65.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Canaccord Genuity on January 04, 2023, initiated with a Buy rating and assigned the stock a target price of $14.

On April 05, 2022, Jefferies Upgraded its rating to Buy which previously was Hold but kept the price unchanged to $8.50.

On September 16, 2021, Oppenheimer started tracking the stock assigning a Outperform rating and target price of $12.Oppenheimer initiated its Outperform rating on September 16, 2021, with a $12 target price.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Apr 01 ’24 when Swies Nicole sold 2,250 shares for $11.38 per share. The transaction valued at 25,605 led to the insider holds 71,458 shares of the business.

Swies Nicole sold 2,250 shares of EZPW for $19,642 on Jan 02 ’24. The Chief Revenue Officer now owns 82,708 shares after completing the transaction at $8.73 per share. On Oct 02 ’23, another insider, Swies Nicole, who serves as the Chief Revenue Officer of the company, sold 2,250 shares for $8.26 each. As a result, the insider received 18,585 and left with 35,457 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, EZPW now has a Market Capitalization of 560961920 and an Enterprise Value of 947339648. As of this moment, EZCorp,’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 10.19, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 8.73. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 0.29. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.96 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.33. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.852 whereas that against EBITDA is 6.824.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for EZPW is 1.06, which has changed by 0.1602273 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2644323 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, EZPW has reached a high of $11.52, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $7.70. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -5.30%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 10.36%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, EZPW has traded an average of 567.20K shares per day and 714140 over the past ten days. A total of 51.87M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 49.89M. Insiders hold about 52.14% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 58.34% stake in the company. Shares short for EZPW as of 1714435200 were 6711445 with a Short Ratio of 11.83, compared to 1711584000 on 6180209. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 6711445 and a Short% of Float of 17.899999.

Dividends & Splits

The current Payout Ratio is 0.00% for EZPW, which recently paid a dividend on 2000-02-04 with an ex-dividend date of 949622400. Stock splits for the company last occurred on 2006-12-12 when the company split stock in a 3:1 ratio.

Earnings Estimates

EZCorp, Inc. (EZPW) is currently under the scrutiny of 2.0 analysts, each contributing to the ongoing evaluation of its stock.On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.2 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.22 and a low estimate of $0.19, while EPS last year was $0.2. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.24, with high estimates of $0.25 and low estimates of $0.23.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $1.12 and $1.03 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $1.07. EPS for the following year is $1.12, with 2.0 analysts recommending between $1.13 and $1.11.

Revenue Estimates

For the next quarter, 2 analysts are estimating revenue of $291.2M. There is a high estimate of $294.01M for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $288.4M.

A total of 2 analysts have provided revenue estimates for EZPW’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $1.16B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $1.15B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $1.16B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $1.05BBased on 2 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $1.23B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $1.25B and the low estimate is $1.22B.

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