4. As of noon trading, Rent-A-Center ( RCII) is down $0.41 (-1.2%) to $34.44 on light volume Thus far, 74,228 shares of Rent-A-Center exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 413,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $34.35-$35.00 after having opened the day at $34.87 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $34.85.

Rent-A-Center, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, leases household durable goods to customers on a rent-to-own basis primarily in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Rent-A-Center has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 5.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Rent-A-Center a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Rent-A-Center as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Rent-A-Center Ratings Report now.

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