Sandra K. Johnson sells 1,687 shares of Regional Management Corp. (NYSE:RM).
Regional Management Corp. (NYSE:RM – received rating) Director Sandra K. Johnson sold 1,687 shares of Regional Management in a transaction on Monday, May 23. The stock sold at an average price of $44.77 for a total value of $75,526.99. Following the transaction, the Director now directly owns 4,997 shares of the Company, valued at $223,715.69. The sale was announced in a legal filing with the SEC available at the SEC website.
shares of NYSE:RM rose $0.81 to $45.66 on Wednesday midday. The company’s shares had a trading volume of 35,467 shares compared to an average volume of 43,879. The company has a market cap of $441.62 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.25 and a beta of 1.33. The company has a debt to equity ratio of 3.76, a quick ratio of 30.17 and a current ratio of 30.17. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $46.05 and a 200-day moving average price of $51.38. Regional Management Corp. has a 52-week low of $41.68 and a 52-week high of $67.60.
regional management (NYSE:RM – received rating) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 4th. The credit servicer reported earnings per share (EPS) of $2.67 for the quarter, beating analyst consensus estimates of $1.91 by $0.76. Regional Management had a return on equity of 31.62% and a net margin of 19.92%. In the same period last year, the company posted $2.31 per share. As a group, research analysts believe that Regional Management Corp. will report year-to-date earnings per share of 7.25.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 15th. Registered investors will receive a dividend of $0.30 on Wednesday, May 25th. That equates to a dividend of $1.20 on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday May 24th. The regional management payout ratio is 13.81%.
RM has been the subject of several recent research reports. StockNews.com downgraded regional management from a “strong buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, April 8th. Zacks Investment Research Downgraded Regional Management from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 10.
Institutional investors have recently changed their stock holdings. Citigroup Inc. increased its position in Regional Management by 132.7% in the third quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 910 shares of the credit servicer, valued at $53,000, after buying another 519 shares last quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP increased its position in Regional Management by 120.0% in the first quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 1,100 shares of the lending servicer, valued at $53,000, after buying another 600 shares last quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC increased its regional management position by 61.3% in the fourth quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 953 shares of the loan servicer’s stock, valued at $54,000, after purchasing an additional 362 shares last quarter. Dorsey Wright & Associates increased its position in regional management by 15.6% in the fourth quarter. Dorsey Wright & Associates now owns 1,540 shares of the credit servicer, valued at $88,000, after buying an additional 208 shares last quarter. Finally, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in Regional Management by 482.3% in the third quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 1,846 shares of the credit servicer, valued at $107,000, after buying another 1,529 shares last quarter. 89.95% of the shares are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
About regional management (received rating)
Regional Management Corp., a diversified consumer finance company, offers a variety of personal loan products primarily to customers with limited access to consumer credit from banks, thrifts, credit card companies and other lenders in the United States. It offers small and large installment loans; and retail loans to finance purchases of furniture, appliances and other retail products.
Receive Daily News & Ratings for Regional Management – Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts’ ratings for Regional Management and related companies with MarketBeat.com’s FREE daily email newsletter.