This is what analysts have to say about Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) after last week.

July 13, 2018 - By Nellie Rakes

Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.01 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.17, from 0.84 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 24 investors sold Rent-A-Center, Inc. shares while 54 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 61.13 million shares or 4.79% less from 64.20 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Harvest Cap Strategies Ltd reported 0.69% stake. Omers Administration accumulated 0.01% or 72,200 shares. Barclays Public Limited Liability Corporation invested in 61,974 shares. Whittier Tru reported 0% of its portfolio in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII). Piedmont Investment Advisors Limited Company reported 0% in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII). Texas-based United Svcs Automobile Association has invested 0% in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII). Riverhead Capital Limited Company holds 4,262 shares. Art Advisors Ltd Liability Company owns 0.08% invested in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) for 239,998 shares. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0% or 11,346 shares. D E Shaw Co invested 0% of its portfolio in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII). Aperio Grp Limited Co stated it has 28,306 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue reported 0% in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII). Boothbay Fund Mgmt Limited Co reported 26,851 shares. Parametric Ltd Com holds 483,772 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0% in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII).

Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ:RCII), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Rent-A-Center had 9 analyst reports since February 22, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, February 21, the company rating was maintained by Loop Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) on Thursday, February 22 with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, February 22 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Equal-Weight”. As per Tuesday, June 12, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Monday, June 18 by Stephens. The stock of Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) earned “Hold” rating by Janney Capital on Monday, June 18. The stock of Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 9 by Loop Capital. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Tuesday, February 27. On Wednesday, April 11 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. Below is a list of Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) latest ratings and price target changes.

18/06/2018 Broker: Janney Capital Rating: Hold Downgrade
18/06/2018 Broker: Stephens Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Equal-Weight Upgrade
12/06/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $9 New Target: $12 Maintain
11/04/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $10.0000 Maintain
09/04/2018 Broker: Loop Capital Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Hold Old Target: $6 New Target: $9 Upgrade
27/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $10.5 New Target: $9 Maintain
22/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $9.0 Maintain
21/02/2018 Broker: Loop Capital Markets Rating: Sell New Target: $6.0 Maintain
22/02/2018 Broker: Stephens Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $8 New Target: $5 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $14.75. About 795,927 shares traded. Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) has declined 8.89% since July 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.46% the S&P500.

Rent-A-Center, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, leases household durable goods to clients on a rent-to-own basis. The company has market cap of $788.60 million. The firm operates through four divisions: Core U.S., Acceptance Now, Mexico, and Franchising. It has a 122.92 P/E ratio. It offers durable products, such as consumer electronics; appliances; computers, including tablets; smartphones; and furniture, including accessories under rental purchase agreements.

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