Stephens Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Curo Group (CURO)

Curo Group (NYSE:CURO)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stephens in a research note issued to investors on Monday. They presently have a $23.00 price target on the stock. Stephens’ target price points to a potential upside of 31.50% from the company’s previous close.

A number of other analysts also recently weighed in on CURO. Janney Montgomery Scott started coverage on shares of Curo Group in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. They set a “buy” rating and a $19.00 price target for the company. Jefferies Group started 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. William Blair started coverage on shares of Curo Group in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. They issued an “outperform” rating for the company. Finally, Credit Suisse Group started 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. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $20.50.

Curo Group (NYSE CURO) traded up $0.28 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $17.49. 35,111 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 206,836. Curo Group has a twelve month low of $13.50 and a twelve month high of $17.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 8.56, a current ratio of 4.84 and a quick ratio of 4.84.

In related news, insider William C. Baker bought 12,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 11th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $14.00 per share, for a total transaction of $168,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Donald Gayhardt bought 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 11th. The stock was bought at an average price of $14.00 per share, for a total transaction of $420,000.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders acquired 57,000 shares of company stock valued at $798,000.

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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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