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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.09
RCII's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. RCII: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
RCII' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.1 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.09
Equity-to-Asset 0.17
RCII's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. RCII: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
RCII' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.84
Current: 0.17
0.17
0.84
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.13
Beneish M-Score: -3.83
WACC vs ROIC
4.79%
-9.49%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -3.97
RCII's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.22 vs. RCII: -3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
RCII' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.74  Med: 8.75 Max: 11.12
Current: -3.97
-30.74
11.12
Net Margin % -4.77
RCII's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
77% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. RCII: -4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
RCII' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.08  Med: 4.5 Max: 6.28
Current: -4.77
-29.08
6.28
ROE % -33.77
RCII's ROE % is ranked lower than
87% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.06 vs. RCII: -33.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
RCII' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -107.56  Med: 10.63 Max: 14.43
Current: -33.77
-107.56
14.43
ROA % -8.15
RCII's ROA % is ranked lower than
82% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. RCII: -8.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
RCII' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.35  Med: 4.92 Max: 6.79
Current: -8.15
-36.35
6.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -12.81
RCII's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
81% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. RCII: -12.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
RCII' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -97.17  Med: 31.45 Max: 48.42
Current: -12.81
-97.17
48.42
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -0.20
RCII's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
63% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. RCII: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
RCII' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.3  Med: 9.4 Max: 73.7
Current: -0.2
-0.3
73.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -10.70
RCII's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
80% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. RCII: -10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
RCII' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.7  Med: 7.6 Max: 76.2
Current: -10.7
-10.7
76.2
» RCII's 30-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-08-01 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

RCII Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 14,520 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 134,507 sh (+19.67%)
Charles Brandes 1,431,826 sh (+1.40%)
Tom Gayner Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Richard Pzena 1,777,408 sh (-0.33%)
Chuck Royce 906,579 sh (-3.54%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,197,670 sh (-5.73%)
Private Capital 308,810 sh (-10.62%)
Jim Simons 286,816 sh (-64.51%)
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Q3 2016

RCII Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 23,883 sh (+64.48%)
Jim Simons 437,510 sh (+52.54%)
Private Capital 320,157 sh (+3.67%)
Richard Pzena 1,825,479 sh (+2.70%)
Charles Brandes 1,467,550 sh (+2.49%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,152,970 sh (-3.73%)
Chuck Royce 635,591 sh (-29.89%)
Jeremy Grantham 33,772 sh (-74.89%)
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Q4 2016

RCII Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Charles Brandes 1,910,232 sh (+30.16%)
Paul Tudor Jones 27,500 sh (+15.14%)
Jim Simons 492,210 sh (+12.50%)
Richard Pzena 1,738,738 sh (-4.75%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,006,170 sh (-12.73%)
Private Capital 265,743 sh (-17.00%)
Chuck Royce 442,518 sh (-30.38%)
Jeremy Grantham 14,010 sh (-58.52%)
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Q1 2017

RCII Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Charles Brandes 2,023,427 sh (+5.93%)
Private Capital Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Richard Pzena Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 23,400 sh (-14.91%)
Chuck Royce 372,518 sh (-15.82%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 811,070 sh (-19.39%)
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Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Rental & Leasing Services    NAICS: 532299    SIC: 7359
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Traded in other countries:RAC.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Rent-A-Center Inc is a rent-to-own operator in North America. It offers durable products, such as consumer electronics, appliances, computers, smartphones, and furniture, under flexible rental purchase agreements with no long-term obligation.

Rent-A-Center is an American company that offers rent-to-own options for products such as consumer electronics, appliances, computers, tablets, smartphones, furniture, and accessories. Customers make weekly, semimonthly, or monthly payments with the option to acquire the product after continuously renewed rental purchase agreements. Its business segments are Core U.S., Acceptance Now, Mexico, and Franchising. The company operates in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 52.63
RCII's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.71 vs. RCII: 52.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 2.24
RCII's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. RCII: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
RCII' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.34 Max: 2.43
Current: 2.24
0.64
2.43
PS Ratio 0.20
RCII's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. RCII: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
RCII' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.2
0.14
0.9
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 4.92
RCII's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
97% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. RCII: 4.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
RCII' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 10.56 Max: 98.64
Current: 4.92
1.46
98.64
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.11
RCII's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
93% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.39 vs. RCII: 3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
RCII' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 7.02 Max: 99.23
Current: 3.11
1.21
99.23
EV-to-EBIT -10.34
RCII's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.52 vs. RCII: -10.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RCII' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.2  Med: 9 Max: 16.6
Current: -10.34
-19.2
16.6
EV-to-EBITDA 1.92
RCII's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
98% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. RCII: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RCII' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.5  Med: 2.6 Max: 4.5
Current: 1.92
-8.5
4.5
Current Ratio 1.93
RCII's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. RCII: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RCII' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.02 Max: 14.25
Current: 1.93
0.37
14.25
Quick Ratio 0.30
RCII's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. RCII: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RCII' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.32 Max: 4.61
Current: 0.3
0.01
4.61
Days Inventory 363.86
RCII's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
98% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.86 vs. RCII: 363.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RCII' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 130.37  Med: 381.98 Max: 444.51
Current: 363.86
130.37
444.51
Days Sales Outstanding 8.47
RCII's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.60 vs. RCII: 8.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RCII' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.23  Med: 6.54 Max: 8.47
Current: 8.47
5.23
8.47
Days Payable 29.95
RCII's Days Payable is ranked lower than
60% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 50.39 vs. RCII: 29.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
RCII' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.83  Med: 42.48 Max: 62.52
Current: 29.95
13.83
62.52

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 2.96
RCII's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
73% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. RCII: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
RCII' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 2.58 Max: 8.7
Current: 2.96
0.21
8.7
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -28.10
RCII's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
85% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. RCII: -28.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
RCII' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 68.4
Current: -28.1
0
68.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.90
RCII's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
68% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. RCII: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.38
RCII's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
53% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. RCII: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
RCII' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 2.07 Max: 6.98
Current: 2.38
0.17
6.98
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.30
RCII's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. RCII: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
RCII' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.9  Med: 1.9 Max: 6.7
Current: -0.3
-12.9
6.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.85
RCII's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. RCII: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
RCII' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 17.03 Max: 262.41
Current: 2.85
2.26
262.41
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.51
RCII's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. RCII: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
RCII' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.61 Max: 24.39
Current: 0.51
0
24.39
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.38
RCII's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. RCII: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
RCII' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.33 Max: 5.8
Current: 0.38
0
5.8
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.11
RCII's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. RCII: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
RCII' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.26 Max: 3.99
Current: 1.11
0
3.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -9.67
RCII's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
86% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.86 vs. RCII: -9.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
RCII' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.67  Med: 10.55 Max: 27.2
Current: -9.67
-9.67
27.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 21.29
RCII's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
86% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. RCII: 21.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
RCII' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.7  Med: 14.3 Max: 23.3
Current: 21.29
10.7
23.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,870
EPS (TTM) $ -2.58
Beta0.34
Short Percentage of Float76.80%
52-Week Range $7.76 - 13.73
Shares Outstanding (Mil)53.20

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.21 0.80
EPS without NRI ($) 0.21 0.80
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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