EZCORP Inc. (EZPW: Quote) reported first quarter EPS of $0.59 after the bell Tuesday, down from $0.72 in the previous year. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $0.58. The company expects to report second quarter EPS of $0.60 to $0.65 and between $2.55 and $2.80 for the full year 2013. The consensus estimates are for EPS of $0.65 and $2.59.
EZCORP rose sharply until around mid-morning Wednesday, before settling into a narrow range. The stock finished up by 2.45 at $23.13 on above average volume. EZCORP climbed to a 3 1/2 month high and re-crossed its 200-day moving average.
by RTT Staff Writer
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