RCII
$11.83
Rent-A-Center
$.16
1.37%

Earnings History

Earnings
Revenue
Reaction
Drift
EPS Below Estimates
FY 2012
1/30/2012
4:35:00 PM
$3.00 to $3.20
-9.1%
-2.7%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Lowers Guidance

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it expects 2012 earnings of $3.00 to $3.20 per share on revenue of $3.08 billion to $3.17 billion. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $3.10 to $3.30 per share on revenue of $3.128 billion to $3.198 billion and the current consensus earnings estimate is $3.22 per share on revenue of $3.12 billion for the year ending December 31, 2012.
Reaffirms
FY 2012
4/23/2012
4:19:01 PM
$3.00 to $3.20
$3.08 bil to $3.17 bil
$3.12
$3.12 bil
-4.3%
-8.2%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Reaffirms

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it continues to expect 2012 earnings of $3.00 to $3.20 per share on revenue of $3.08 billion to $3.17 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.12 per share on revenue of $3.12 billion for the year ending December 31, 2012.
Reaffirms
FY 2012
7/23/2012
4:17:01 PM
$3.00 to $3.20
$3.08 bil to $3.17 bil
$3.13
$3.15 bil
6.5%
8.0%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Reaffirms

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it continues to expect 2012 earnings of $3.00 to $3.20 per share on revenue of $3.08 billion to $3.17 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.13 per share on revenue of $3.15 billion for the year ending December 31, 2012.
EPS In-line/Revenue Below
FY 2012
10/22/2012
5:13:00 PM
$3.05 to $3.15
$3.08 bil to $3.12 bil
$3.14
$3.14 bil
1.4%
4.2%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Narrows Guidance with Revenue Below Estimates

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it now expects 2012 earnings of $3.05 to $3.15 per share on revenue of $3.08 billion to $3.12 billion. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $3.00 to $3.20 per share on revenue of $3.08 billion to $3.17 billion and the current consensus earnings estimate is $3.14 per share on revenue of $3.14 billion for the year ending December 31, 2012.
EPS Below Estimates
FY 2013
1/28/2013
4:16:01 PM
$3.25 to $3.40
-3.1%
4.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Sees 2013 Earnings Below Estimates

Rent-A-Center, Inc. The company said it expects 2013 earnings of $3.25 to $3.40 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.49 per share for the year ending December 31, 2013.
Lowers Guidance
FY 2013
4/22/2013
4:18:00 PM
$2.95 to $3.10
$3.28
-5.8%
3.7%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Lowers Guidance

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it now expects 2013 earnings of $2.95 to $3.10 per share, including approximately $0.25 per share dilution related to its international growth initiatives. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $3.25 to $3.40 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $3.28 per share for the year ending December 31, 2013.
Raises Guidance In-line with Estimates
FY 2013
7/22/2013
4:19:01 PM
$3.03 to $3.15
$3.08
-1.8%
1.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Raises Guidance, but Remains In-line with Estimates

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it now expects 2013 earnings of $3.03 to $3.15 per share, including approximately $0.25 per share dilution related to its international growth initiatives. In April, the company lowered its guidance to earnings of $2.95 to $3.10 per share from its previous range of $3.25 to $3.40 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.08 per share for the year ending December 31, 2013.
EPS Below Estimates
FY 2013
10/21/2013
4:15:01 PM
$2.80 to $2.85
$3.08
-3.0%
2.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Lowers Guidance

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it now expects 2013 earnings of $2.80 to $2.85 per share, including approximately $0.30 per share dilution related to its international growth initiatives. The company's previous guidance was of $3.03 to $3.15 per share, including approximately $0.25 per share dilution related to its international growth initiatives, and the current consensus earnings estimate is $3.08 per share for the year ending December 31, 2013.
EPS Below Estimates
FY 2014
1/27/2014
4:36:08 PM
$2.55 to $2.75
-22.2%
-0.4%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Guides Below Estimates

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it expects 2014 earnings of $2.55 to $2.75 per share, excluding items of $0.25 per share. on revenue of $3.24 billion to $3.34 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.29 per share on revenue of $3.35 billion for the year ending December 31, 2014.
EPS In-line/Revenue Below
FY 2014
4/21/2014
4:32:31 PM
$2.30 to $2.50
$3.19 bil to $3.27 bil
$2.30
$3.25 bil
10.7%
6.5%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Lowers Revenue Guidance

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it continues to expect 2014 earnings of $2.30 to $2.50 per share, including items of $0.25 per share, but now expects revenue of $3.19 billion to $3.27 billion. The company's previous guidance was revenue of $3.24 billion to $3.34 billion and the current consensus earnings estimate is $2.30 per share on revenue of $3.25 billion for the year ending December 31, 2014.
EPS & Revenue Below Estimates
Q 06/2014
7/10/2014
4:41:01 PM
$0.36 to $0.38
$0.49
$786.4 mill
-10.9%
-2.2%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Guides Below Estimates

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it expects second quarter non-GAAP earnings of $0.36 to $0.38 per share on revenue of approximately $773.0 million. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.49 per share on revenue of $786.4 million for the quarter ending June 30, 2014.
Q3 Below/FY In-line
FY 2014
7/21/2014
4:25:14 PM
$2.00 to $2.14
$2.14
2.6%
1.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Sees Third Quarter Below Estimates; 2014 In-line

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it expects third quarter earnings of $0.43 to $0.51 per share and 2014 earnings of $2.00 to $2.14 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.52 per share for the quarter ending September 30, 2014 and $2.14 per share for the year ending December 31, 2014.
Reaffirms
FY 2014
10/20/2014
4:22:06 PM
$2.00 to $2.14
$2.05
-9.1%
7.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center, Inc.

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it continues to expect 2014 earnings of $2.00 to $2.14 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $2.05 per share for the year ending December 31, 2014.
EPS Below Estimates
FY 2015
2/2/2015
4:45:06 PM
$2.15 to $2.42
-13.6%
-0.7%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Guides Earnings Below Estimates

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it expects 2015 earnings of $2.15 to $2.42 per share, excluding dilution from its Mexico operations, on revenue of $3.25 billion to $3.35 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $2.55 per share on revenue of $3.34 billion for the year ending December 31, 2015.
Q3 Below/FY In-line
FY 2015
7/27/2015
4:05:02 PM
$2.05 to $2.20
$2.12
4.4%
3.7%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Guides In-line

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it expects third quarter earnings of $0.40 to $0.46 per share and 2015 earnings of $2.05 to $2.20 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.48 per share for the quarter ending September 30, 2015 and $2.12 per share for the year ending December 31, 2015.
EPS Below Estimates
Q 12/2015
10/26/2015
4:04:00 PM
$0.52 to $0.62
$0.69
-29.9%
-7.7%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Guides Below Estimates

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it expects fourth quarter earnings of $0.52 to $0.62 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.69 per share for the quarter ending December 31, 2015.
EPS Below Estimates
FY 2016
7/27/2016
4:15:11 PM
$1.65 to $1.85
$2.05
-17.6%
6.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Guides Below Estimates

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it expects 2016 earnings of $1.65 to $1.85 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $2.05 per share for the year ending December 31, 2016.
EPS Below Estimates
Q 09/2016
10/11/2016
6:55:00 AM
$0.05 to $0.15
$0.40
-28.7%
10.2%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Warns

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it expects third quarter earnings of $0.05 to $0.15 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.40 per share for the quarter ending September 30, 2016.
EPS Below Estimates
FY 2016
10/26/2016
4:15:08 PM
$1.05 to $1.15
$1.29
1.9%
21.1%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Rent-A-Center Guides Below Estimates

Rent-A-Center, Inc. said it expects 2016 earnings of $1.05 to $1.15 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.29 per share for the year ending December 31, 2016.
Date
Grade
Actual
Earnings
Whisper
Consensus
Estimate
Surprise
Growth
Gap
Drift
1/30/2012
4:35:00 PM
Dec '11
Q4 '11
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D-
EPS
Rev
$0.85
$737.48 Mil
-
$0.82
$741.08 Mil
3.7%
-0.5%
10.1%
10.5%
-3.7%
-2.7%
4/23/2012
4:19:01 PM
Mar '12
Q1 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D
EPS
Rev
$0.87
$823.27 Mil
$0.88
$0.84
$806.95 Mil
-1.1%
2.0%
2.7%
12.5%
2.5%
-8.2%
7/23/2012
4:17:01 PM
Jun '12
Q2 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.74
$749.70 Mil
-
$0.71
$755.53 Mil
4.2%
-0.8%
2.7%
8.7%
0.6%
8.0%
10/22/2012
5:13:00 PM
Sep '12
Q3 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D-
EPS
Rev
$0.67
$739.31 Mil
-
$0.67
$759.80 Mil
-
-2.7%
10.8%
6.3%
-4.2%
4.2%
1/28/2013
4:16:01 PM
Dec '12
Q4 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G F
EPS
Rev
$0.81
$758.38 Mil
-
$0.83
$777.57 Mil
-2.4%
-2.5%
-6.0%
2.8%
-1.9%
4.8%
4/22/2013
4:18:00 PM
Mar '13
Q1 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D
EPS
Rev
$0.86
$819.28 Mil
-
$0.85
$845.71 Mil
1.2%
-3.1%
-3.8%
-0.5%
-6.2%
3.7%
7/22/2013
4:19:01 PM
Jun '13
Q2 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$0.76
$760.51 Mil
-
$0.75
$779.38 Mil
1.3%
-2.4%
-4.9%
1.4%
0.4%
1.3%
10/21/2013
4:15:01 PM
Sep '13
Q3 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D-
EPS
Rev
$0.51
$754.78 Mil
-
$0.63
$773.56 Mil
-19.0%
-2.4%
-30.8%
2.1%
-6.6%
2.8%
1/27/2014
4:36:08 PM
Dec '13
Q4 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D-
EPS
Rev
$0.34
$769.61 Mil
-
$0.76
$792.12 Mil
-55.3%
-2.8%
-62.4%
1.5%
-18.7%
-0.4%
4/21/2014
4:32:31 PM
Mar '14
Q1 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$0.57
$833.75 Mil
$0.53
$0.55
$840.31 Mil
7.5%
-0.8%
-39.8%
1.8%
6.6%
6.5%
7/21/2014
4:25:14 PM
Jun '14
Q2 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$0.38
$773.22 Mil
$0.38
$0.38
$786.40 Mil
-
-1.7%
-51.9%
1.7%
0.2%
1.3%
10/20/2014
4:22:06 PM
Sep '14
Q3 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.49
$769.53 Mil
$0.48
$0.46
$773.32 Mil
2.1%
-0.5%
-5.7%
2.0%
-11.1%
7.6%
2/2/2015
4:45:06 PM
Dec '14
Q4 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G F
EPS
Rev
$0.50
$796.53 Mil
-
$0.63
$804.83 Mil
-20.6%
-1.0%
48.3%
3.5%
-15.8%
-0.7%
4/27/2015
4:25:00 PM
Mar '15
Q1 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.52
$877.64 Mil
-
$0.50
$863.93 Mil
4.0%
1.6%
-8.4%
5.3%
8.5%
8.3%
7/27/2015
4:05:02 PM
Jun '15
Q2 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.50
$815.34 Mil
-
$0.48
$813.41 Mil
4.2%
0.2%
31.6%
5.4%
0.7%
3.7%
10/26/2015
4:04:00 PM
Sep '15
Q3 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.47
$786.54 Mil
-
$0.45
$803.25 Mil
4.4%
-2.1%
-4.7%
2.2%
-20.8%
-7.7%
2/1/2016
4:49:01 PM
Dec '15
Q4 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B
EPS
Rev
$0.54
$793.83 Mil
$0.52
$0.52
$807.16 Mil
3.8%
-1.7%
7.5%
-0.3%
-17.2%
1.2%
4/27/2016
4:15:07 PM
Mar '16
Q1 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$0.48
$828.51 Mil
$0.42
$0.40
$850.92 Mil
14.3%
-2.6%
-6.8%
-5.6%
-4.8%
-8.8%
7/27/2016
4:15:11 PM
Jun '16
Q2 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$0.41
$749.62 Mil
-
$0.50
$782.12 Mil
-18.0%
-4.2%
-18.3%
-8.1%
-17.6%
6.8%
10/26/2016
4:15:08 PM
Sep '16
Q3 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.11
$693.88 Mil
$0.15
$0.09
$711.36 Mil
-26.7%
-2.5%
-76.2%
-11.8%
-10.3%
21.1%
EPS
Rev
-
-
-
$0.11
$724.83 Mil
-
-
-79.6%
-8.7%
EPS
Rev
-
-
-
$0.26
$790.36 Mil
-
-
-45.8%
-4.6%
1/31/2011
$29.74
$2.82
$2.73 Bil
-
-
-
1/30/2012
$37.19
$2.91
$2.88 Bil
3.2%
5.5%
25.1%
1/28/2013
$35.43
$3.09
$3.08 Bil
6.2%
7.0%
-4.7%
1/27/2014
$31.22
$2.64
$3.10 Bil
-14.6%
0.7%
-11.9%
2/2/2015
$35.03
$1.95
$3.16 Bil
-26.1%
1.7%
12.2%
2/1/2016
$13.28
$2.03
$3.28 Bil
4.1%
3.8%
-62.1%
2/1/2017
$11.83
$1.11
$3.01 Bil
-45.3%
-8.2%
-10.9%
2/1/2018
$15.72
$1.21
$2.95 Bil
9.0%
-2.0%
32.9%
2/1/2019
-
$1.62
-
33.9%
-
-

Price Projection

Current Value
$12
-1%
Projected Price
$16
33%