EARNINGS REPORTING TARGET / Trajectory Analysis Study

This stock has been chosen as a JUMP candidate for its upcoming earnings catalyst that is likely to move the stock between 5-20% post release. To conduct further research on the financials, analyst views and pivot points visit the Inside Mole research tool. This report is based on our analysis and opinions and the trade plan is how we intend to trade this event. As a self-directed trader you may decide to take a different approach to this event.  For details on how we trade these events watch the video below. 



Target: Rent-a-Center, Inc. (RCII)
Earnings Release Date: 4/30/18  (After Market Close)
Position Entry Time: (at or near EOD-end of day)

Rent-a-Center Inc. (RCII) will be posting its FQ1-18 quarterly earnings results today at close. [RCII] is expected to post earnings of $.08 per share on revenue of 700 Million.   In the last quarter, the company reported $-.41 earnings per share MISSING the analysts’ consensus estimate of $-.07

Last 3 Quarters:   “Jump Zone” Move:  -10.41%,  13.7%,  -5.32%

Consensus Estimates: ($NA whisper) ($.03 estimize) ($.08 wall street)

(** always check in the trade room 30 minutes prior to close for last minute trajectory updates

1 YEAR CHART (For latest news and analysis visit The Insider Mole research tool)


ANALYSIS: StockJumpers trajectory analysis reveals a surprise miss and though there is some good news its not enough to push the stock higher. Investors have much higher expectations this quarter with potential good news about the sale of the business that could be a catalyst for a big pop. 

We got mostly mixed results in our data and that the stock is more likely to fall based on not meeting all the expectations.

We are overall SHORT for the event.

(Note: This is an after-market release – today)




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