Analysts Expect CURO Group Holdings (CURO) to Announce $0.72 EPS

Equities analysts forecast that CURO Group Holdings (NYSE:CURO) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $0.72 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for CURO Group’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.68 to $0.79. The firm is scheduled to announce its next earnings report after the market closes on Thursday, April 26th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that CURO Group will report full year earnings of $2.33 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.28 to $2.35. For the next year, analysts forecast that the firm will report earnings of $3.12 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.95 to $3.20. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that cover CURO Group.

CURO Group (NYSE:CURO) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $266.99 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $267.24 million.



A number of research firms have recently issued reports on CURO. Janney Montgomery Scott began coverage on shares of CURO Group in a report on Thursday, January 11th. They set a “buy” rating and a $19.00 target price for the company. William Blair assumed coverage on shares of CURO Group in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. They issued an “outperform” rating for the company. Stephens reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $23.00 price objective on shares of CURO Group in a report on Monday, February 5th. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on shares of CURO Group in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $21.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Jefferies Group assumed coverage on shares of CURO Group in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $19.00 price objective for the company. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $20.50.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in CURO. Philadelphia Financial Management of San Francisco LLC purchased a new stake in shares of CURO Group in the fourth quarter valued at about $14,411,000. Park West Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of CURO Group in the fourth quarter valued at about $11,264,000. Citadel Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of CURO Group in the fourth quarter valued at about $5,446,000. Monashee Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of CURO Group in the fourth quarter valued at about $4,224,000. Finally, Ascend Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of CURO Group in the fourth quarter valued at about $2,109,000. 42.69% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

CURO Group stock opened at $18.00 on Friday. CURO Group has a 52-week low of $13.50 and a 52-week high of $19.11. The firm has a market cap of $827.05 and a PE ratio of 9.78. The company has a quick ratio of 5.08, a current ratio of 5.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 99.38.

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CURO Group Company Profile

CURO Group Holdings Corp. 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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