Stephen Simpson, CFA
Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst

First Cash Isn't Cheap, But The Growth Story Is Top-Shelf

Right off the bat, I'm not going to go to any great lengths to defend the valuation at First Cash Financial (NASDAQ:FCFS). These shares have outpaced the S&P over the past 12 months and trade at nearly 14 times trailing EBITDA. On the other hand, the company believes it can still grow its Mex...

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