PROG Holdings Inc

Aaron's is a provider of lease-purchase solutions. The company primarily provides consumers with lease-purchase solutions for the products they need and want including furniture, appliances, electronics, jewelry and other products. The company conducts its business through three operating segments: Progressive Leasing, a virtual lease-to-own company that provides lease-purchase solutions; Aaron's Business, which engages in the sales and lease ownership and retailing of furniture, home appliances, consumer electronics and accessories through its stores in several states, Canada and Puerto Rico, as well as its e-commerce platform, Aarons.com; and Dent-A-Med, Inc., which provides a variety of credit products.
  • TickerAZDA
  • ISINUS0025353006
  • ExchangeBerlin Stock Exchange
  • SectorGeneral Retailers
  • CountryUnited States
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  • Ross LaDuke

Vermilion Compass: Weekly Equity Strategy

10-Year Treasury Yield Reversing Higher Our outlook remains bullish and we believe the path of least resistance remains higher. Several concerns that we have previously noted as being risks to our bullish outlook are now becoming tailwinds. We are encouraged by yesterday's bullish reversal in the 10-year Treasury yield and recent rotations into smid-caps, Financials/banks, Consumer Discretionary, Transportation, Manufacturing, Materials, and Energy Sectors -- which in turn has resulted in improved breadth. These types of Sector rotations are what healthy bull markets are made of. · ...

Alexander Korda

New Spin: Lease-to-Own Retailer Leader and Virtual Services to Separate

Leading lease-to-own retailer Aaron's, Inc. (AAN) has announced the separation of its branded stores and online portal from its fast-growing leasing partnership segment, Progressive Leasing. This is accompanied by a rejig of the post-Spin management teams, and is expected to close by the end of the year. Progressive was originally acquired in 2014 for $700m and has grown significantly, now accounting for $1.7bn in FY19 revenues (or 54% of total revenue). Break-Up Details… On July 29, 2020, Aaron's, Inc. (AAN) announced its plan to become two independent businesses, focused on its Aaron's br...

AARON'S INCO. sees a downgrade to Slightly Negative on account of less fundamental stars

The independent financial analyst theScreener just lowered the general evaluation of AARON'S INCO. (US), active in the Consumer Electronics industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title now shows 3 out of 4 stars while market behaviour can be considered risky. theScreener believes that the title remains under pressure due to the loss of a star(s) and downgrades its general evaluation to Slightly Negative. As of the analysis date July 7, 2020, the closing price was USD 43.45 and its target price was estimated at USD 22.01.

Dave Nicoski ...
  • Ross LaDuke

Vermilion Compass: Weekly Equity Strategy

Key Support Holding; SMID-Caps Outperforming Key support levels continue to hold, namely the 2940-2980 zone on the S&P 500, 9500 on the Nasdaq 100, and $133 on the Russell 2000 (IWM). As long as these indexes are above their respective support levels our view remains bullish and we suggest buying any dips. · Sector Relative Strength Rankings & Weighting Recommendations. Sectors we are monitoring closely include Financials and Energy. RS remains constructive, however these Sectors are becoming much more mixed in terms of price... see pages 2-3. · Cyclicals Remain Largely Bu...

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Rent-A-Center Inc - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report

Summary Rent-A-Center Inc - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company's structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings and corporate actions, providing a 360˚ view of the company. Key Highlights Rent-A-Center Inc (RAC) is an operator of rent-to-own franchise stores and kiosks. The company's stores offer consumer electronics, appliances, computers, tablets, smartphones, and furniture and accessories. It operates stores under Get It Now, Home Choice, RimTyme’s, Rent-A-Center’s, and ...

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Vital Signs: Actionable charts

Key Points: • A few Consumer Discretionary names continue to act well. The list is thinning of attractive names though. (ex. FOXF, UEIC, DECK, CHDN, WING, YUM, BOOT, RCI, POOL, DLTR, and AAN) • A number of Health Care Sector names are attractive. (ex. MASI, TFX, CNMD, STE, CRVL, LNTH, HAE, COO, WST, RGEN, ANIK, NEO, and TECH) • Attractive Technology and Services names include: MANH, CDNS, ANSS, AGYS, TTEC, CLGX, MMS, and KBR

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Vital Signs: Actionable charts

Key Points: A number of semiconductor companies broke out yesterday. Many homebuilder stocks are forming what may be bullish flags. A few aerospace and railroad-related names are near RS highs.

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Vital Signs: Actionable charts

Key Points: • A number of Auto Component suppliers are showing signs of possible bottoms and reversals. • Offshore oil drillers continue to develop positively. Long-term trends are attractive. • The industrial Manufacturing Sector is increasingly showing positive inflections. • Communication equipment and electronic component suppliers continue to develop positively.

6 directors sold/bought

Six Directors at Aaron's Inc sold/bought 33,758 shares at between 61.680USD and 63.330USD. The significance rating of the trade was 72/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing r...

Dave Nicoski ...
  • Ross LaDuke

Vermilion Compass: Weekly Equity Strategy

10-Year Treasury Yield Reversing Higher Our outlook remains bullish and we believe the path of least resistance remains higher. Several concerns that we have previously noted as being risks to our bullish outlook are now becoming tailwinds. We are encouraged by yesterday's bullish reversal in the 10-year Treasury yield and recent rotations into smid-caps, Financials/banks, Consumer Discretionary, Transportation, Manufacturing, Materials, and Energy Sectors -- which in turn has resulted in improved breadth. These types of Sector rotations are what healthy bull markets are made of. · ...

Alexander Korda

New Spin: Lease-to-Own Retailer Leader and Virtual Services to Separate

Leading lease-to-own retailer Aaron's, Inc. (AAN) has announced the separation of its branded stores and online portal from its fast-growing leasing partnership segment, Progressive Leasing. This is accompanied by a rejig of the post-Spin management teams, and is expected to close by the end of the year. Progressive was originally acquired in 2014 for $700m and has grown significantly, now accounting for $1.7bn in FY19 revenues (or 54% of total revenue). Break-Up Details… On July 29, 2020, Aaron's, Inc. (AAN) announced its plan to become two independent businesses, focused on its Aaron's br...

Dave Nicoski ...
  • Ross LaDuke

Vermilion Compass: Weekly Equity Strategy

Key Support Holding; SMID-Caps Outperforming Key support levels continue to hold, namely the 2940-2980 zone on the S&P 500, 9500 on the Nasdaq 100, and $133 on the Russell 2000 (IWM). As long as these indexes are above their respective support levels our view remains bullish and we suggest buying any dips. · Sector Relative Strength Rankings & Weighting Recommendations. Sectors we are monitoring closely include Financials and Energy. RS remains constructive, however these Sectors are becoming much more mixed in terms of price... see pages 2-3. · Cyclicals Remain Largely Bu...

MarketLine Department

Rent-A-Center Inc - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report

Summary Rent-A-Center Inc - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company's structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings and corporate actions, providing a 360˚ view of the company. Key Highlights Rent-A-Center Inc (RAC) is an operator of rent-to-own franchise stores and kiosks. The company's stores offer consumer electronics, appliances, computers, tablets, smartphones, and furniture and accessories. It operates stores under Get It Now, Home Choice, RimTyme’s, Rent-A-Center’s, and ...

Dave Nicoski ...
  • Ross LaDuke

Vital Signs: Actionable charts

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AARON'S INCO. sees a downgrade to Slightly Negative on account of less fundamental stars

The independent financial analyst theScreener just lowered the general evaluation of AARON'S INCO. (US), active in the Consumer Electronics industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title now shows 3 out of 4 stars while market behaviour can be considered risky. theScreener believes that the title remains under pressure due to the loss of a star(s) and downgrades its general evaluation to Slightly Negative. As of the analysis date July 7, 2020, the closing price was USD 43.45 and its target price was estimated at USD 22.01.

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