General Finance (NASDAQ:GFN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The business services provider reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.04) by $0.12, Morningstar.com reports. General Finance had a return on equity of 0.36% and a net margin of 0.18%. The business had revenue of $92.13 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $78.80 million.
General Finance (NASDAQ:GFN) traded up $0.10 on Thursday, hitting $7.30. The stock had a trading volume of 17,737 shares, compared to its average volume of 34,053. General Finance has a fifty-two week low of $4.50 and a fifty-two week high of $7.50. The company has a quick ratio of 1.05, a current ratio of 1.58 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.93. The company has a market cap of $191.06, a P/E ratio of -65.45 and a beta of 1.19.
A number of research firms have recently issued reports on GFN. DA Davidson reissued a “buy” rating on shares of General Finance in a research report on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research raised General Finance from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $9.20.
General Finance Company Profile
General Finance Corporation is a specialty rental services company. The Company offers a range of portable storage units, including its core 20-feet and 40-feet steel containers, office container, mobile office and modular space products and steel tanks. It has two geographic areas that include its four operating segments: the Asia-Pacific area, consisting of the leasing operations of Royal Wolf Holdings Limited and its Australian and New Zealand subsidiaries (Royal Wolf), and North America, consisting of the combined leasing operations of Pac-Van, Inc and its Canadian subsidiary, PV Acquisition Corp.
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