What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts strongly back Rent-A-Center, with eight of 11 rating it a buy and the remainder rating it a hold. Analysts like Rent-A-Center better than competitor Aaron's overall. Analysts haven't adjusted their rating of Rent-A-Center for the past three months.
- Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $741.1 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 9.5% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.82 per share. Estimates range from $0.78 to $0.84.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly behind the stock, with 93.5% awarding it an "outperform" rating. Most of the community agrees with the All-Stars, with 84.7% giving it a rating of "outperform." Fools feel positively about Rent-A-Center, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 81 posts in the past 30 days. Rent-A-Center has a bullish CAPS rating of four out of five stars that is about on par with the Fool community assessment.
Rent-A-Center's income has fallen year-over-year by an average of 20.2% over the past five quarters. Revenue has now gone up for three straight quarters.
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