Analysis & Opinions
June 14, 2013
Encore Capital Group, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Mich.-based Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.
December 21, 2012
Yesterday, Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc. (PRAA) announced a new five-year credit facility worth $600 million, ...
November 29, 2012
We are downgrading our recommendation on Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc. (PRAA) to 'Neutral' from 'Outperform' ...
November 23, 2012
Encore Capital Group Inc. (ECPG) announced the pricing of its $100 million convertible senior notes due 2017 at 3% ...
November 16, 2012
Recently, the board of Encore Capital Group Inc. (ECPG) has authorized a new share repurchase program, under which ...
November 02, 2012
The Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged, the S&P 500 is down 0.2% and the Dow has fallen 0.3% after the morning's ...
October 31, 2012
Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc. (PRAA) reported third-quarter 2012 income from continuing operations of $1.96 per ...
October 15, 2012
The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has increased 0.3%; the S&P 500 has moved up 0.3%; and the Dow is ...
October 11, 2012
Earnings momentum for Encore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG) has been advancing since this debt service provider posted ...
September 25, 2012
It's that time again. Every few months, I like running this screen to find the new Top Sectors. And now it's ...
August 30, 2012
We are upgrading our recommendation on Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc. (PRAA) to 'Outperform' from 'Neutral' ...
August 08, 2012
The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq moving up 0.1%, the S&P 500 rising 0.2% and the Dow climbing 0.3%. The ...
August 02, 2012
The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.4%; the S&P 500 is trading down 0.8%; and the Dow ...
July 17, 2012
We retain our Neutral recommendation on Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc. (PRAA). Its strong top-line growth, ...
June 26, 2012
The Nasdaq is up 0.2%, the S&P 500 is trading up 0.1% and the Dow is down 0.1% after the morning's trading. The ...
June 15, 2010
These companies are perfect if you're looking for a sector that can outperform if the economy continues to improve ...