On September 1, 2016 First Cash Financial Services, Inc. merged with Cash America International, Inc. to form FirstCash, Inc. The Company has more than 2,500 retail and consumer lending locations in the U.S., Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Colombia making them a leading international operator of pawn stores.
FirstCash is the leading international operator of pawn stores with more than 2,500 retail pawn and consumer lending locations in 24 U.S. states and the District of Columbia and in Latin America, which includes all the states in Mexico and the countries of Guatemala, El Salvador and Colombia. The Company employs approximately 19,000 people between the U.S. and Latin America. FirstCash focuses on serving cash and credit constrained consumers primarily through its retail pawn locations, which buy and sell a wide variety of jewelry, consumer electronics, tools, household appliances, sporting goods, musical instruments and other merchandise, and make small consumer pawn loans secured by pledged personal property. FirstCash is a component company in both the Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600 Index® and the Russell 2000 Index®.
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While the Company believes the expectations reflected in forward-looking statements are reasonable, there can be no assurances such expectations will prove to be accurate. Security holders are cautioned such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Certain factors may cause results to differ materially from those anticipated by the forward-looking statements made in this release. Such factors may include, without limitation, the risks, uncertainties and regulatory developments discussed and described in the Company’s annual report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), including the risks described in Part1, Item1A, “Risk Factors” thereof, and the other reports filed subsequently by the Company with the SEC, nor can the Company predict, in many cases, all of the risks and uncertainties that could cause its actual results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements.