Analyst Ratings for Cash America International Inc (CSH)

Updated: 2016-09-01

Several price targets were given for CSH by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 48, implying a possible profit of 10.27 percent. The minimum price target given was 41, implying a possible loss of -5.81 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.35 percent. 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, 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. Today's price is 67.42 percent above the 52-week 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 market cap of CSH is $1.05 billion. CSH's next earnings release will be on 2016-10-27, which is -753 days away.