Curo Group Holdings Corp (NYSE:CURO)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $32.20 and last traded at $31.78, with a volume of 4367 shares. The stock had previously closed at $30.88.

CURO has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Curo Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 27th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Curo Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 2nd. Credit Suisse Group raised their price target on shares of Curo Group from $32.00 to $34.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 14th. Finally, Stephens set a $38.00 price target on shares of Curo Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Curo Group has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $29.00.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.91, a quick ratio of 5.35 and a current ratio of 5.35. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.40 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.03.

Curo Group (NYSE:CURO) last released its earnings results on Monday, July 30th. The company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.35 by ($0.01). Curo Group had a net margin of 5.94% and a return on equity of 175.82%. The firm had revenue of $248.98 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $238.73 million. equities analysts predict that Curo Group Holdings Corp will post 2.36 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Curo Group news, EVP Terry Gene Pittman sold 51,596 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.52, for a total value of $1,368,325.92. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 48.35% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Northern Trust Corp increased its holdings in Curo Group by 5.1% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 83,793 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,091,000 after buying an additional 4,074 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its holdings in Curo Group by 298.6% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 72,157 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,800,000 after buying an additional 54,053 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio bought a new position in Curo Group in the 2nd quarter valued at about $3,982,000. Castleark Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Curo Group during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $7,060,000. Finally, Millennium Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Curo Group by 445.5% during the 2nd quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 289,101 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,213,000 after purchasing an additional 236,105 shares during the last quarter. 45.99% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Curo Group (NYSE:CURO)

CURO Group Holdings Corp., a diversified consumer finance company, provides consumer finance to a range of underbanked consumers in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. It offers unsecured installment loans, secured installment loans, open-end loans, and single-pay loans, as well as ancillary financial products, including check cashing, proprietary reloadable prepaid debit cards, credit protection insurance, gold buying, retail installment sales, and money transfer services.

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