Eqis Capital Management Has Lifted E Trade Financial (ETFC) Holding; Rent-a-center (RCII) Shorts Lowered By 0.65%

Rent-a-center Inc (NASDAQ:RCII) had a decrease of 0.65% in short interest. RCII’s SI was 27.74M shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 0.65% from 27.92 million shares previously. With 1.09M avg volume, 26 days are for Rent-a-center Inc (NASDAQ:RCII)’s short sellers to cover RCII’s short positions. The SI to Rent-a-center Inc’s float is 76.2%. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $9.05. About 2.43 million shares traded or 43.15% up from the average. Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) has declined 10.49% since March 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.19% the S&P500.

Eqis Capital Management Inc increased E Trade Financial Corp (ETFC) stake by 31.18% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Eqis Capital Management Inc acquired 10,411 shares as E Trade Financial Corp (ETFC)’s stock declined 8.39%. The Eqis Capital Management Inc holds 43,802 shares with $1.91 million value, up from 33,391 last quarter. E Trade Financial Corp now has $15.26B valuation. The stock increased 0.97% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $57.29. About 2.83M shares traded or 6.56% up from the average. E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) has risen 29.03% since March 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.33% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering Rent-A-Center Inc (NASDAQ:RCII), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Rent-A-Center Inc has $45 highest and $5 lowest target. $22.30’s average target is 146.41% above currents $9.05 stock price. Rent-A-Center Inc had 33 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sidoti initiated Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) on Monday, October 19 with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, December 13 the stock rating was initiated by Loop Capital with “Hold”. The stock has “Sell” rating by Loop Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 18. As per Thursday, September 21, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Wednesday, June 7 by Loop Capital. Topeka Capital Markets initiated the shares of RCII in report on Tuesday, May 24 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Tuesday, October 10. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James given on Tuesday, March 15. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, April 12 by Raymond James. The rating was downgraded by BB&T Capital to “Hold” on Tuesday, January 12.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.24, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 21 investors sold Rent-A-Center, Inc. shares while 55 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 58.77 million shares or 3.17% more from 56.96 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sg Americas Limited Co owns 0% invested in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) for 31,358 shares. Arizona State Retirement Sys invested 0% of its portfolio in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII). Jfs Wealth Ltd Llc accumulated 6,335 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Dimensional Fund Limited Partnership holds 0.01% or 999,557 shares in its portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department owns 0% invested in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) for 47,826 shares. Wealthtrust reported 0% in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII). Pension Prtn Ltd reported 13,000 shares. Moreover, Mason Street Limited Liability Corp has 0% invested in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) for 13,500 shares. Aperio Limited Liability holds 35,495 shares. Raymond James Fincl Ser Advisors Inc accumulated 12,491 shares. Highbridge Capital Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.09% in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII). 4,589 are owned by Riverhead Cap Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company. Bancorporation Of America De has invested 0% in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII). Principal Gru Inc invested in 401,970 shares. Moreover, Arrowstreet Cap Ltd Partnership has 0% invested in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII).

Rent-A-Center, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, leases household durable goods to clients on a rent-to-own basis. The company has market cap of $483.39 million. The firm operates through four divisions: Core U.S., Acceptance Now, Mexico, and Franchising. It has a 75.42 P/E ratio. It offers durable products, such as consumer electronics; appliances; computers, including tablets; smartphones; and furniture, including accessories under rental purchase agreements.

Among 23 analysts covering E*TRADE (NASDAQ:ETFC), 21 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 91% are positive. E*TRADE has $66.0 highest and $25 lowest target. $46.45’s average target is -18.92% below currents $57.29 stock price. E*TRADE had 90 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, January 8 by Sandler O’Neill. UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, January 26 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, March 14 by Sandler O’Neill. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $58.0 target in Wednesday, January 10 report. On Tuesday, October 3 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 11 by Nomura. The rating was upgraded by Suntrust Robinson on Monday, December 19 to “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Tuesday, August 9 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) on Wednesday, September 9 with “Outperform” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) rating on Tuesday, July 25. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $43 target.

Since January 30, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $12.52 million activity. Curcio Michael John had sold 34,158 shares worth $1.77 million. 2,000 shares were sold by SCLAFANI JOSEPH L, worth $105,500 on Tuesday, January 30. Shares for $675,418 were sold by LAWSON RODGER A. Pizzi Michael A. had sold 69,829 shares worth $3.60 million on Wednesday, February 7. Another trade for 7,680 shares valued at $407,040 was made by Simonich Brent on Tuesday, March 6. $5.96M worth of E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) was sold by Roessner Karl A on Wednesday, February 7.