Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPSS) Director Daniel S. Wood sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.32, for a total transaction of $43,200.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 167,565 shares in the company, valued at approximately $723,880.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. (NASDAQ CPSS) traded up $0.05 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $4.35. 18,600 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 63,460. Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. has a 52 week low of $3.66 and a 52 week high of $5.69. The stock has a market capitalization of $93.63, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.66 and a beta of 1.91. The company has a current ratio of 17.19, a quick ratio of 17.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 10.89.

Consumer Portfolio Services (NASDAQ:CPSS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 23rd. The credit services provider reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.17. Consumer Portfolio Services had a net margin of 4.87% and a return on equity of 11.09%. The company had revenue of $109.49 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $112.39 million. sell-side analysts predict that Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. will post 0.66 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Consumer Portfolio Services by 0.6% during the first quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 70,127 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $330,000 after acquiring an additional 397 shares in the last quarter. Numeric Investors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Consumer Portfolio Services by 0.5% during the second quarter. Numeric Investors LLC now owns 244,034 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $1,110,000 after acquiring an additional 1,329 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Consumer Portfolio Services by 0.9% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 760,620 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $3,461,000 after acquiring an additional 6,530 shares in the last quarter. Hancock Holding Co. increased its holdings in shares of Consumer Portfolio Services by 17.6% during the second quarter. Hancock Holding Co. now owns 44,185 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $201,000 after acquiring an additional 6,615 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Spark Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Consumer Portfolio Services by 53.2% during the second quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC now owns 61,600 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $280,000 after acquiring an additional 21,400 shares in the last quarter. 48.42% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on CPSS shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Consumer Portfolio Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $6.00 target price on shares of Consumer Portfolio Services in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of Consumer Portfolio Services from a “c” rating to a “d” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st.

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Consumer Portfolio Services Company Profile

Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc is a specialty finance company. The Company’s business is to purchase and service retail automobile contracts originated primarily by franchised automobile dealers and by select independent dealers in the United States in the sale of new and used automobiles, light trucks and passenger vans.

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