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Consumer Portfolio Services


About: Consumer Portfolio Services Inc is a U.S.-based company operating in the specialty finance sector. Its business is to purchase and service retail automobile contracts originated by franchised automobile dealers and, to a lesser extent, by select independent dealers in the United States in the sale of new and used automobiles, light trucks, and passenger vans. Through its automobile contract purchases, the company provides indirect financing to the customers of dealers having limited credit histories, low incomes, or past credit problems, who it refers to as sub-prime customers. It serves as an alternative source of financing for dealers, facilitating sales to customers.

Employees: 902

Funds holding %
of 6,702 funds
Analysts bullish %
News positive %

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2024 Q1 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

33% more first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 4 | Existing positions closed: 3

2% more funds holding

Funds holding: 49 [Q4 2023] → 50 (+1) [Q1 2024]

0% more funds holding in top 10

Funds holding in top 10: 1 [Q4 2023] → 1 (+0) [Q1 2024]

0.19% less ownership

Funds ownership: 47.98% [Q4 2023] → 47.79% (-0.19%) [Q1 2024]

19% less capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $94.8M [Q4 2023] → $76.4M (-$18.4M) [Q1 2024]

35% less repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 13 | Existing positions reduced: 20

57% less call options, than puts

Call options by funds: $30K | Put options by funds: $70K

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