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 potential capital gains of 10.27 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 41, implying a possible loss of -5.81 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 upwards by an average of 1.92 percent. That number becomes -1.36 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.35 percent, compared to last month. 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 made negative revisions. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

CSH has an estimated earnings growth rate of 19.71 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CSH has a PEG ratio of 1.87.

CSH has a 52-week high of 45.67 and a 52-week low of 26.00. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 67.42 percent, and 4.69 percent below the high. CSH has a price/earnings 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.