Assenagon Asset Management S.A. Buys 145,068 Shares of EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW)

Assenagon Asset Management S.A. boosted its position in shares of EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPWFree Report) by 28.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 664,019 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after buying an additional 145,068 shares during the quarter. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. owned approximately 1.21% of EZCORP worth $5,478,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in EZPW. Quarry LP bought a new stake in shares of EZCORP during the first quarter worth approximately $26,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its position in shares of 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 during the last quarter. Belpointe Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of EZCORP by 3,041.0% in the 1st quarter. Belpointe Asset Management LLC now owns 3,675 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $32,000 after purchasing an additional 3,558 shares during the period. Fortis Capital Advisors LLC increased its holdings in EZCORP by 3,041.0% in the first quarter. Fortis Capital Advisors LLC now owns 3,675 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $32,000 after purchasing an additional 3,558 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Tucker Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in EZCORP by 79.6% in the second quarter. Tucker Asset Management LLC now owns 4,061 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $34,000 after buying an additional 1,800 shares during the period. 99.83% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

EZCORP Trading Down 1.7 %

NASDAQ EZPW opened at $8.63 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $472.23 million, a PE ratio of 16.60 and a beta of 1.16. EZCORP, Inc. has a 12 month low of $7.70 and a 12 month high of $9.73. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $8.62 and a 200-day moving average of $8.51. The company has a current ratio of 3.75, a quick ratio of 2.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44.

EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPWGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 15th. The credit services provider reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.21 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $270.48 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $273.27 million. EZCORP had a return on equity of 9.68% and a net margin of 3.67%. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that EZCORP, Inc. will post 0.97 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. TheStreet downgraded EZCORP from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. StockNews.com cut shares of EZCORP from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 24th.

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EZCORP Company Profile

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EZCORP, Inc provides pawn services in the United States and Latin America. The company operates through three segments: U.S. Pawn, Latin America Pawn, and Other Investments. The company offers pawn loans collateralized by tangible personal property, jewelry, consumer electronics, tools, sporting goods, and musical instruments.

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