Janney Montgomery Scott began coverage on shares of Curo Group (NYSE:CURO) in a note issued to investors on Thursday, January 11th, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The brokerage set a “buy” rating and a $19.00 price target on the stock. Janney Montgomery Scott’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 10.40% from the stock’s previous close.
CURO has been the topic of a number of other reports. Stephens started coverage on Curo Group in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. They set an “overweight” rating on the stock. Credit Suisse Group started coverage on Curo Group in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. They set an “outperform” rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock. William Blair initiated coverage on Curo Group in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, Jefferies Group initiated coverage on Curo Group in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. They set a “buy” rating and a $19.00 price objective for the company. Five analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Curo Group has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $19.67.
Curo Group (CURO) traded up $0.58 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $17.21. The company had a trading volume of 822,739 shares, compared to its average volume of 152,443. Curo Group has a fifty-two week low of $13.50 and a fifty-two week high of $17.89. The company has a current ratio of 4.84, a quick ratio of 4.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 8.56. The firm has a market cap of $766.90 and a P/E ratio of 14.71.
In other Curo Group news, insider William C. Baker bought 12,000 shares of Curo Group stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 11th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $14.00 per share, with a total value of $168,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CEO Donald Gayhardt bought 30,000 shares of Curo Group stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 11th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $14.00 per share, with a total value of $420,000.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have acquired a total of 57,000 shares of company stock valued at $798,000 over the last three months.
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About Curo Group
CURO Group Holdings Corp. is a technology enabled and diversified consumer finance company. The Company operates in the United States under two principal brands, Speedy Cash and Rapid Cash, and Avio Credit. In the United Kingdom, the Company operates online as Wage Day Advance and Juo Loans. The Company has three reportable operating segments: the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
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