EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW) Hits New 12-Month High at $10.16

EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPWGet Rating) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $10.16 and last traded at $10.15, with a volume of 10876 shares. The stock had previously closed at $9.92.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Separately, StockNews.com started coverage on shares of EZCORP in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th. They set a “buy” rating for the company.

EZCORP Stock Performance

The company has a quick ratio of 3.22, a current ratio of 4.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $8.71 and a 200-day simple moving average of $8.23. The stock has a market capitalization of $568.30 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.54, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.41 and a beta of 1.13.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On EZCORP

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in EZPW. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC boosted its position in EZCORP by 128.8% during the 3rd quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 3,418 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $27,000 after acquiring an additional 1,924 shares in the last quarter. UBS Group AG boosted its holdings in shares of EZCORP by 2,053.5% during the 3rd quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 4,307 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $34,000 after purchasing an additional 4,107 shares during the last quarter. KBC Group NV purchased a new stake in EZCORP in the 2nd quarter worth about $33,000. Point72 Hong Kong Ltd purchased a new position in shares of EZCORP during the first quarter worth approximately $38,000. Finally, Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC boosted its stake in shares of EZCORP by 36.3% during the third quarter. Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC now owns 6,893 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $53,000 after purchasing an additional 1,835 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 90.07% of the company’s stock.

About EZCORP

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EZCORP, Inc provides pawn loans in the United States and Latin America. The firm’s geographical segments include U.S. Pawn, Latin America Pawn, and Other International. The U.S. Pawn segment includes EZPAWN, Value Pawn & Jewelry, and other branded pawn operations in the United States. The Latin America Pawn segment includes Empeño Fácil, Cash Apoyo Efectivo, and other branded pawn operations in Mexico, as well as GuatePrenda and MaxiEfectivo pawn operations in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras.

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