EZCORP Story

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EZPW -- USA Stock  

USD 4.67  0.01  0.21%

Given the investment horizon of 90 days EZCORP is expected to generate 2.15 times less return on investment than the market. In addition to that, the company is 1.93 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.02 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. The DOW is currently generating roughly 0.07 per unit of volatility. As many investors are getting excited about financial services space, it is fair to focus on EZCORP Inc. What exactly are EZCORP shareholders getting in December?
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EZCORP Inc currently holds roughly 311.13 M in cash with 94.91 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 5.65, which can makes it an attractive takeover target, given it will continue generating positive cash flow.
Volatility is a rate at which the price of EZCORP or any other equity instrument increases or decreases for a given set of returns. It is measured by calculating the standard deviation of the annualized returns over a given period of time and shows the range to which the price of EZCORP may increase or decrease. In other words, similar to EZCORP's beta indicator, it measures the risk of EZCORP and helps estimate the fluctuations that may happen in a short period of time. So if prices of EZCORP fluctuate rapidly in a short time span, it is termed to have high volatility, and if it swings slowly in a more extended period, it is understood to have low volatility. Please read more on our technical analysis page.

How important is EZCORP's Liquidity

EZCORP financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance EZCORP Inc ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. EZCORP financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between EZCORP's total debt and its cash.

How EZCORP utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of EZCORP, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash EZCORP is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The EZCORP cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities. EZCORP Net Cash Flow from Operations is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. EZCORP reported Net Cash Flow from Operations of 44.17 Million in 2020

EZCORP Volatility Drivers

EZCORP unsystematic risk is unique to EZCORP Inc and usually not directly affected by the market or economic environment. An example of unsystematic risk is the possibility of poor earnings or a layoff due to coronavirus. One may mitigate nonsystematic risk by buying different securities in the same industry or by buying in different sectors. For example, if you have a position in EZCORP you can also buy LendingClub. You can also mitigate this risk by investing in the credit services sector as well as in companies having nothing to do with it. This type of risk is also called diversifiable risk and can be understood from analyzing EZCORP important indicators over time. Here we run a correlation analysis between relevant fundamental ratios over at least ten year period to find a relationship in the way they react to changes in EZCORP income statement and balance sheet. Here are more details about EZCORP volatility.
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