First Cash Financial Services Company Profile
FirstCash, Inc. operates retail-based pawn and consumer finance stores in the United States and Mexico. Its pawn stores lend money on the collateral of pledged personal property, including consumer electronics, jewelry, power tools, household appliances, sporting goods, and musical instruments; retails previously owned merchandise acquired through pawn forfeitures and over-the-counter purchases from the general public, as well as offers small consumer loans or credit services products. The company also engages in melting scrap jewelry, as well as sells the gold, silver, and diamonds in commodity markets. Its consumer finance stores provide small unsecured consumer loans, credit services, and check cashing services. As of December 31, 2015, the Company owned and operated 1,005 pawn stores and 70 consumer loan stores in 14 states of the United States and 29 states of Mexico and Guatemala. The company was formerly known as First Cash Financial Services, Inc. and changed its name to FirstCash, Inc. in September 2016. FirstCash, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is based in Arlington, Texas.