Analyst Ratings for Cash America International Inc (CSH)

Updated: 2016-09-01

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CSH. The most optimistic price target was 48, implying potential capital gains of 10.27 percent. The minimum price target given was 41, implying potential capital losses 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. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CSH to grow at a rate of 19.71 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. CSH has a PEG ratio of 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 lower than its 52-week 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.