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EZCORP, Inc is a credit services business based in the US. EZCORP shares (EZPW) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. EZCORP employs 6,800 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$870.3 million.
|52-week range||USD$3.41 - USD$7.01|
|50-day moving average||USD$5.2044|
|200-day moving average||USD$5.4557|
|Wall St. target price||USD$7|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.042|
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Valuing EZCORP stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of EZCORP's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
EZCORP's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 40x. In other words, EZCORP shares trade at around 40x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
EZCORP's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.75. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into EZCORP's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
EZCORP's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$65.2 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a EZCORP's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$870.3 million|
|Operating margin TTM||3.94%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$494.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.87%|
|Return on equity TTM||-6.4%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$283 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 7.8 million EZCORP shares held short by investors – that's known as EZCORP's "short interest". This figure is 1% up from 7.7 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting EZCORP shares can be evaluated.
EZCORP's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of EZCORP shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of EZCORP shares traded daily (recently around 342242.75076654). EZCORP's SIR currently stands at 22.83. In other words for every 100,000 EZCORP shares traded daily on the market, roughly 22830 shares are currently held short.
However EZCORP's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of EZCORP shares, or, against the total number of tradable EZCORP shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case EZCORP's short interest could be expressed as 0.14% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 EZCORP shares in existence, roughly 140 shares are currently held short) or 0.2512% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable EZCORP shares, roughly 251 shares are currently held short).
A SIR above 20% would generally be considered very high, pointing to a pessimistic outlook for the share price, with a discouraging number of investors currently willing to bet against EZCORP.
Find out more about how you can short EZCORP stock.
We're not expecting EZCORP to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
EZCORP's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 12 December 2006. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your EZCORP shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for EZCORP shares which in turn could have impacted EZCORP's share price.
Over the last 12 months, EZCORP's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.41 up to $7.01. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while EZCORP's is 1.6503. This would suggest that EZCORP's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
EZCORP, Inc. provides pawn loans. It operates through three segments: U.S. Pawn, Latin America Pawn, and Other International. The company offers pawn loans, which are non-recourse loans collateralized by tangible personal property, including jewelry, consumer electronics, power tools, sporting goods, and musical instruments; and sells merchandise, such as collateral forfeited from pawn lending operations and used merchandise purchased from customers. It also provides payday and installment loan products through its financial services stores. As of September 30, 2019, the company owned and operated 512 pawn stores in the United States; 357 pawn stores in Latin America; 123 pawn stores in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Peru; and 22 financial services stores in Canada. EZCORP, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
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