Advance America, Cash Advance Centers (AEA)
Closing price: $4.83 (May 26)
Annual Dividend: 24 centsDividend Yield: 5.2% (forward annual) Price-to-Book: 1.37 Price-to-Earnings: 4.98 Recent developments: On April 28, Advance America Cash Advance Centers reported a first-quarter profit of 22 cents a share, which was a penny below the Thomson Reuters average estimate. Revenue was down 7.7% from a year ago to $144.4 million, which was also below consensus. Advance America, Cash Advance Centers is attractive on a price-to-earnings and price-to-book basis compared to its peers, including QC Holdings.