Advance America, Cash Advance Centers  

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52 week 4.95 - 10.55
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Vol / Avg. 0.00/991,664.00
Mkt cap 657.90M
P/E 0.00
Div/yield     -
EPS 1.09
Shares 62.66M
Beta 2.72
Inst. own 64%

Key stats and ratios

Q4 (Dec '11) 2011
Net profit margin 14.54% 10.80%
Operating margin 17.22% 16.83%
EBITD margin - 20.46%
Return on average assets 23.36% 14.74%
Return on average equity 38.37% 25.83%
Employees 6,465 -
CDP Score - -


135 North Church Street
United States - Map
+1-864-3425600 (Phone)
+1-302-6365454 (Fax)

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Analyst Estimates - MarketWatch
SEC Filings - EDGAR Online
Major Holders - MSN Money


Advance America, Cash Advance Centers, Inc. is a non-bank provider of cash advance services in the United States. As of December 31, 2011, it operated 2,541 centers in 29 states in the United States, 33 centers in the United Kingdom, and 10 centers in Canada, and had 13 limited licensees in the United Kingdom. Cash advances are typically small-denomination, short-term, unsecured advances that are due on the customer's next payday. The Company offers various types of short-term credit products and services depending on applicable legislative and regulatory restrictions. As of December 31, 2011, it operated 2,163 centers under the Advance America brand and 122 centers under the National Cash Advance brand. On October 10, 2011, it acquired approximately 300 retail storefront consumer finance centers from certain subsidiaries of CompuCredit Holdings Corporation. Effective April 23, 2012, it merged with an indirect subsidiary of Grupo Elektra S.A.B. de C.V.