Press coverage about Curo Group (NYSE:CURO) has been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Curo Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.47 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.9311576847771 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Curo Group (NYSE:CURO) opened at $16.61 on Monday. Curo Group has a fifty-two week low of $13.50 and a fifty-two week high of $17.89. The company has a current ratio of 4.84, a quick ratio of 4.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 8.56.

Several research analysts have commented on CURO shares. Jefferies Group started coverage on Curo Group in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. They set a “buy” rating and a $19.00 price objective on the stock. William Blair initiated coverage on Curo Group in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on Curo Group in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock. Stephens initiated coverage on Curo Group in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. They issued an “overweight” rating on the stock. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott initiated coverage on Curo Group in a report on Thursday, January 11th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $19.00 price target on the stock. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Curo Group presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $20.50.

In related news, CEO Donald Gayhardt purchased 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 11th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $14.00 per share, for a total transaction of $420,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider William C. Baker purchased 12,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 11th. The stock was bought at an average price of $14.00 per share, for a total transaction of $168,000.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders bought a total of 57,000 shares of company stock worth $798,000 over the last quarter.

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About Curo Group

CURO Group Holdings Corp. is a technology enabled and diversified consumer finance company. The Company operates in the United States under two principal brands, Speedy Cash and Rapid Cash, and Avio Credit. In the United Kingdom, the Company operates online as Wage Day Advance and Juo Loans. The Company has three reportable operating segments: the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

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