Nomura Holdings Inc. boosted its position in shares of Enova International, Inc. (NYSE:ENVA) by 29.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 157,187 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after buying an additional 35,675 shares during the period. Nomura Holdings Inc.’s holdings in Enova International were worth $2,327,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of ENVA. Blair William & Co. IL purchased a new position in Enova International during the first quarter worth approximately $165,000. Arizona State Retirement System increased its position in Enova International by 1.7% in the first quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 12,164 shares of the credit services provider’s stock worth $181,000 after buying an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. Airain ltd purchased a new position in Enova International during the first quarter worth approximately $187,000. Affinity Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Enova International during the first quarter worth approximately $225,000. Finally, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in Enova International during the first quarter worth approximately $230,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 93.57% of the company’s stock.
Shares of Enova International, Inc. (NYSE:ENVA) traded down 1.02% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $14.55. The company had a trading volume of 227,419 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $14.09 and its 200 day moving average price is $13.79. The company has a market capitalization of $487.28 million, a PE ratio of 12.74 and a beta of 3.45. Enova International, Inc. has a 1-year low of $6.47 and a 1-year high of $15.50.
Enova International (NYSE:ENVA) last issued its earnings results on Friday, April 28th. The credit services provider reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $192.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $192.10 million. Enova International had a return on equity of 15.11% and a net margin of 5.06%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 10.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.31 EPS. Equities analysts expect that Enova International, Inc. will post $1.43 EPS for the current year.
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A number of research analysts have recently commented on ENVA shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Enova International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price for the company in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 target price on shares of Enova International in a research report on Friday, April 7th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Enova International from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $13.70.
Enova International Company Profile
Enova International, Inc is a technology and analytics company. The Company provides online financial services. As of December 31, 2016, the Company offered or arranged loans to consumers in 33 states in the United States and in the United Kingdom and Brazil. As of December 31, 2016, it also offered financing to small businesses in all 50 states and Washington DC in the United States.
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