Analyst Ratings for Cash America International Inc (CSH)

Updated: 2016-09-01

A number of analysts gave price targets for CSH. The most optimistic price target was 48, implying a possible profit of 10.27 percent. The lowest price target was 41, implying a possible loss of -5.81 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.92 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.36 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.35 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.49 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of CSH's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 19.71 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of CSH is 1.87.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CSH hit 45.67 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 26.00. Currently the stock is 67.42 percent higher than its low, and 4.69 percent below the high. CSH has a P/E ratio of 36.8. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CSH value stock report compares CSH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.05 billion. CSH is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2016-10-27, days from today.