Rent-A-Center (RCII) earnings: expect -2% revenue decline

11:37 am ET, 03 May 2019

Rent-A-Center Inc. (RCII) is announcing earnings on May 06, after the market closes. Wondering what revenue and earnings will look like?

What should you expect from the upcoming earnings?

Revenue for the next quarter is expected to be $683M, which implies -2% growth rate year-over-year.

Earnings per share are expected to come in at $0.30. If this materializes, EPS will grow 475% year-over-year.

How did the stock do last month?

Over the last month, Rent-A-Center Inc. (RCII) returned +19.21%.

What do analysts say about the stock?

Rent-A-Center Inc. (RCII) average analyst price target is -17.09% below its current price ($24.93).

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Rent-A-Center Inc. (RCII) Stock Guide

Updated at: 12:08 pm ET, 18 Sep 2020

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Looking to buy or sell Rent-A-Center Inc. (RCII)? Interested in getting the full scoop on RCII, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this RCII stock guide, we'll address key questions about RCII, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are RCII earnings?
2. What is RCII dividend?
3. What is RCII dividend yield?
4. What is RCII stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
5. RCII buy or sell? What is RCII Finny Score?
6. What are the reasons to buy RCII? Why should I buy RCII stock?
7. What are the reasons to sell RCII? Why should I sell RCII stock?
8. What are RCII key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are RCII earnings?

RCII trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is $2.85.

2. What is RCII dividend?

RCII forward dividend is $1.16.

3. What is RCII dividend yield?

RCII forward dividend yield is 3.64%.

Analyst Predictions

4. What is RCII stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on RCII analyst price targets, RCII stock forecast is $35.50 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for RCII stock is $35.50. The prediction is based on 10 analyst estimates.

The low price target for RCII is $31.00, while the high price target is $39.00.

RCII analyst rating is Hold.

Analysis

5. RCII buy or sell? What is RCII Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:60}Our quantitative analysis shows 6 reasons to buy and 4 reasons to sell RCII, resulting in Finny Score of 60.

6. What are the reasons to buy RCII? Why should I buy RCII stock?

Here are the reasons to buy RCII stock:

  • RCII quarterly revenue growth was 4.20%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (2.26% and 1.01%, respectively). See RCII revenue growth chart.
  • RCII profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 3.80 percentage points. See RCII profitability chart.
  • RCII forward dividend yield is 3.64%, higher than the industry (0.68%) and sector (0.49%) forward dividend yields. See RCII forward dividend chart.
  • RCII average analyst price target ($35.50) is above its current price ($28.51). See RCII price target chart.
  • RCII cash to debt ratio is 0.44, higher than the average industry (0.10) and sector (0.12) cash to debt ratio. See RCII cash to debt chart.
  • RCII Enterprise Value/Revenue multiple is 0.72, which is low compared to its industry peers’ Enterprise Value/Revenue multiples. See RCII Enterprise Value/Revenue chart.

7. What are the reasons to sell RCII? Why should I sell RCII stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell RCII stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • RCII Price/Book ratio is 3.47, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See RCII forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  • RCII PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 2.28, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See RCII PEG chart.
  • RCII short share of float is 8.92%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See RCII short share of float chart.
  • RCII short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 5.65. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See RCII short interest ratio chart.

Key Stats

8. What are RCII key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for RCII:

Metrics RCII
Price $30.45
Average Price Target / Upside $35.50 / 16.57%
Average Analyst Rating Hold
Forward Dividend Yield 3.64%
Industry Rental & Leasing Services
Sector Industrials
Number of Employees 14,000
Market Cap $1.69B
Forward P/E Ratio 10.02
Price/Book Ratio 0.62
Revenue (TTM) $2.7B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 4.20%
Profit Margin 5.90%

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