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RCII - Rent-a-Center Inc.
$43.33
-3.26(-7.00%)5:09:33 PM 1/27/2021
Rent-A-Center is an American public furniture and electronics rent-to-own company based in Plano, Texas. The company was incorporated in 1986 and as of 2014 operates approximately 2,972 company-owned stores in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico, accounting for approximately 35% of the rent-to-own market in the United States based on store count. Rent-A-Center's operations include 28 retail installment stores called Get It Now ; 17 Home Choice stores in Minnesota; and approximately 1,359 Acceptance Now kiosks housed within retail partner stores throughout the United States. Its subsidiary, Rent-A-Center Franchising International Inc. , formerly known as ColorTyme Inc., is America's first franchisor of independently owned-and-operated rent-to-own stores. Its franchisees operate 162 rent-to-own stores in 31 states under the Rent-A-Center and ColorTyme brand names, and the company's wheels-and-tires franchise brand, RimTyme, operates 31 stores in 13 states.
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    01/25/2021RCII
    Rent-A-Center, Inc. -- Moody's assigns Ba3 to Rent-A-Center's proposed Term Loan-B

    At the same time, Moody's assigned a Ba3 rating to the company's proposed $575 million senior secured term loan-B. The speculative grade liquidity rating is unchanged at SGL-2. The ratings outlook is stable. On December 20, 2021[1], Rent-A-Center announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Acima Holdings LLC ("Acima") for approximately $1.65 billion, or around 7.3x Acima's adjusted 2020 projected EBITDA.

    01/20/2021RCII
    How Rent-A-Center Stock Can Gain 80%: Fund Manager

    The market hasn’t fully appreciated what Mitch Fadel’s return to Rent-A-Center has meant for the company, or what its recently announced acquisition of Acima will do.

    01/14/2021RCII
    Is Rent-A-Center (RCII) a Great Value Stock Right Now?

    Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest value, growth, and momentum trends to underscore strong picks.

    01/12/2021RCII
    Rent-A-Center Raises $129,990 for North Texas Food Bank

    Employees at Rent-A-Center, Inc. (RAC) recently joined forces for their 18th annual fundraiser to support North Texas Food Bank (NTFB), a nonprofit hunger-relief organization that provides access to meals for hungry families in North Texas. Due to the pandemic, the campaign was held virtually, but that didn’t dampen coworkers’ giving spirits. In fact, RAC raised more money during their 2020 fundraiser than ever before.

    01/12/2021RCII
    Morgan Stanley Bank of America Merrill Lynch Trust 2014-C18 -- Moody's affirms six classes of MSBAM 2014-C18

    Moody's rating action reflects a base expected loss of 12.7% of the current pooled balance, compared to 6.4% at Moody's last review. The principal methodology used in rating all classes except interest-only classes was "Approach to Rating US and Canadian Conduit/Fusion CMBS" published in September 2020 and available at https://www.moodys.com/researchdocumentcontentpage.aspx?docid=PBS_1244778.

    01/8/2021RCII
    Here's Why Rent-A-Center (RCII) Has Gained 70% in Past 6 Months

    Rent-A-Center's (RCII) resilient model and e-commerce enhancement initiatives are encouraging. Its Preferred Lease unit is also performing well.

    01/8/2021RCII
    Is Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ:RCII) A Risky Investment?

    Legendary fund manager Li Lu (who Charlie Munger backed) once said, 'The biggest investment risk is not the volatility...

    12/25/2020RCII
    Should Value Investors Buy Rent-A-Center (RCII) Stock?

    Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest value, growth, and momentum trends to underscore strong picks.

    12/22/2020RCII
    Rent-A-Center, Inc. -- Moody's says Rent-A-Center's announced acquisition of Acima has no ratings impact

    Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") today stated that Rent-A-Center, Inc's ("Rent-A-Center" Ba3 stable) announced acquisition[1] of Acima Holdings LLC ("Acima") has no immediate impact on its credit ratings and stable outlook. Rent-A-Center expects to fund the transaction with $1.273 billion in cash and around 10.8 million shares of Rent-A-Center common stock, currently valued at $377 million. Rent-A-Center's Ba3 corporate family rating and stable outlook are not currently impacted despite ...

    12/22/2020RCII
    Looking for a Growth Stock? 3 Reasons Why Rent-A-Center (RCII) is a Solid Choice

    Rent-A-Center (RCII) possesses solid growth attributes, which could help it handily outperform the market.