Analyst Ratings for Rent-A-Center Inc. (RCII)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. Last month, RCII received an average rating of Hold.

3 analysts declared RCII a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for RCII by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 16, implying a possible profit of 25.2 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 8, implying a possible loss of -37.4 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -6.25 percent. That number becomes -6.25 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -5.63 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 17.21 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

RCII has traded between a high of 13.73 and a low of 7.76 over the past year. Today's price is 64.69 percent above the 52-week low, and 6.92 percent lower than its 52-week high. RCII has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The RCII value stock report compares RCII to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of RCII is $0.67613 billion. RCII's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.