EZCORP (EZPW) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on EZCORP (EZPW), hence the stock is down -8.5% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -2.32% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -7.55% and the stock has fallen -2.27% in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.24% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 10.61%. EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $9.19 with an intraday high of $9.3. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $9.01. However, the stock managed to close at $9.06, a loss of 1.52% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $9.2. The total traded volume of the day was 584,016 shares.
The company Insiders own 2.13% of EZCORP shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 79.84% of EZCORP shares. Also, Brokerage firm Wells Fargo upgrades its rating on EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW). The shares have been rated Outperform. Previously, the analysts had a Market Perform rating on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on July 7, 2016.
EZCORP, Inc. is engaged in delivering instant cash solutions to customers across channels, products, services and markets. The Company offers customers multiple ways to access instant cash through approximately 1,400 locations and branches across the United States, Mexico, Canada and the United Kingdom. Products are offered through four primary channels: in-store, online, worksite and through a mobile platform. It provides a variety of instant cash solutions, including collateralized, non-recourse loans, known as pawn loans, and a variety of short-term consumer loans, including single-payment and multiple-payment unsecured loans and single-payment and multiple payment auto title loans. In some United States locations (primarily in Texas), the Company does not offer loan products themselves, but rather offer credit services to help customers obtain loans from independent third-party lenders.