Jefferies Keeps Their Hold Rating on EZCORP (EZPW)

Jefferies analyst John Hecht maintained a Hold rating on EZCORP (EZPWResearch Report) on August 5 and set a price target of $6.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $5.98.

According to, Hecht is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 9.6% and a 68.5% success rate. Hecht covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Apollo Investment Corp, Regional Management, and Synchrony Financial.

Currently, the analyst consensus on EZCORP is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $7.67.

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Based on EZCORP’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending June 30, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $210 million and GAAP net loss of $5.49 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $202 million and had a net profit of $3.16 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 25 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of EZPW in relation to earlier this year.

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EZCORP, Inc. provides pawn loans in the United States and Latin America. It operates its business through following segments: U.S. Pawn, Latin America Pawn, and Other International. The U.S. Pawn includes its EZPAWN, Value Pawn & Jewelry and other branded pawn operations in United States. The Latin America Pawn Includes Empeno Facil & other branded pawn operations in Mexico and GuatePrenda & MaxiEfectivo pawn operations in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Peru. The Other International segment includes Cashmax financial services operations in Canada. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Rollingwood, TX.