NASDAQ:CAR - Avis Budget Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $29.98 -1.06 (-3.41 %) (As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$29.98Today's Range$29.66 - $31.3552-Week Range$26.97 - $50.88Volume1.90 million shsAverage Volume1.88 million shsMarket Capitalization$2.41 billionP/E Ratio10.52Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.86 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Avis Budget Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides car and truck rentals, car sharing, and ancillary services to businesses and consumers worldwide. It operates the Avis brand, a vehicle rental system with approximately 5,450 locations that supply rental cars to the premium commercial and leisure segments of the travel industry; the Budget brand, a vehicle rental and other mobility solutions primarily focuses on the value-conscious segments of the industry; the Zipcar brand, a membership-based car sharing network; and the Budget Truck brand, a local and one-way truck rental businesses with a fleet of approximately 19,000 vehicles, which are rented through a network of approximately 925 dealer-operated and 450 company-operated locations that serve the consumer and light commercial sectors in the continental United States. The company also operates the Payless brand, which comprises approximately 280 vehicle rental locations; the Apex brand that primarily in the deep-value segment of the car rental industry with approximately 25 rental locations in New Zealand and Australia; and the Maggiore brand that provides vehicle rental services in approximately 140 locations, as well as the France Cars brand, which offers light commercial vehicle fleets with approximately 70 rental locations in France. In addition, it offers optional insurance products and coverages, such as supplemental liability, personal accident, personal effects protection, emergency sickness protection, automobile towing protection, and cargo insurance products; and previously-owned vehicles in sales locations. The company was formerly known as Cendant Corporation and changed its name to Avis Budget Group, Inc. in September 2006. Avis Budget Group, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Automotive rental & leasing, without drivers Sub-IndustryTrucking SectorBusiness Services Current SymbolNASDAQ:CAR Previous Symbol CUSIP05377410 Webwww.avisbudgetgroup.com Phone973-496-4700 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio27.75 Current Ratio1.14 Quick Ratio1.14 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.52 Forward P/E Ratio8.74 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$8.85 billion Price / Sales0.26 Cash Flow$29.3922 per share Price / Cash1.02 Book Value$6.74 per share Price / Book4.45 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.85 Net Income$361 million Net Margins4.09% Return on Equity60.18% Return on Assets1.49% Miscellaneous Employees31,000 Outstanding Shares77,350,000Market Cap$2.41 billion OptionableOptionable Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) Frequently Asked Questions What is Avis Budget Group's stock symbol? Avis Budget Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CAR." How were Avis Budget Group's earnings last quarter? Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 5th. The business services provider reported $3.33 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $3.54 by $0.21. The business services provider earned $2.78 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.81 billion. Avis Budget Group had a return on equity of 60.18% and a net margin of 4.09%. Avis Budget Group's revenue for the quarter was up .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $3.10 EPS. View Avis Budget Group's Earnings History. When is Avis Budget Group's next earnings date? Avis Budget Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Avis Budget Group. What guidance has Avis Budget Group issued on next quarter's earnings? Avis Budget Group updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, November, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.30-3.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.59. The company issued revenue guidance of $9.1-9.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $9.17 billion.Avis Budget Group also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $3.30-3.70 EPS. What price target have analysts set for CAR? 5 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Avis Budget Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate Avis Budget Group's share price to reach $37.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Avis Budget Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Avis Budget Group? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Avis Budget Group in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Avis Budget Group. Has Avis Budget Group been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about CAR stock have trended somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Avis Budget Group earned a news sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Avis Budget Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Avis Budget Group include AMERCO (UHAL), Ryder System (R), Hertz Global (HTZ), Ehi Car Services (EHIC), SP Plus (SP) and HyreCar (HYRE). Who are Avis Budget Group's key executives? Avis Budget Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Larry D. De Shon, CEO, Pres, COO & Director (Age 58)Mr. Martyn Smith, Interim Chief Financial Officer (Age 61)Mr. Mark J. Servodidio, Pres of International (Age 52)Mr. Joseph A. Ferraro, Pres of Americas (Age 61)Mr. Ronald L. Nelson, Consultant (Age 65) Who are Avis Budget Group's major shareholders? Avis Budget Group's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.35%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (5.58%), Lyrical Asset Management LP (4.87%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (3.33%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.07%) and Bank of Montreal Can (1.92%). Company insiders that own Avis Budget Group stock include David T Calabria, Edward P Linnen, John D Jr Hardy, Leonard S Coleman Jr, Lynn Krominga, Mark J Servodidio, Michael K Tucker, Ronald L Nelson, Shon Larry D De, Srs Investment Management, Llc, Stender E Sweeney and W Scott Deaver. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Avis Budget Group. Which institutional investors are selling Avis Budget Group stock? CAR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jefferies Group LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC and Quantbot Technologies LP. Company insiders that have sold Avis Budget Group company stock in the last year include David T Calabria, Edward P Linnen, John D Jr Hardy, Leonard S Coleman Jr, Lynn Krominga, Michael K Tucker, Ronald L Nelson, Stender E Sweeney and W Scott Deaver. View Insider Buying and Selling for Avis Budget Group. Which institutional investors are buying Avis Budget Group stock? CAR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Matarin Capital Management LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Commonwealth Bank of Australia. View Insider Buying and Selling for Avis Budget Group. How do I buy shares of Avis Budget Group? Shares of CAR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Avis Budget Group's stock price today? One share of CAR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.98. How big of a company is Avis Budget Group? Avis Budget Group has a market capitalization of $2.41 billion and generates $8.85 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $361 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.85 on an earnings per share basis. Avis Budget Group employs 31,000 workers across the globe. What is Avis Budget Group's official website? The official website for Avis Budget Group is http://www.avisbudgetgroup.com. How can I contact Avis Budget Group? Avis Budget Group's mailing address is 6 SYLVAN WAY, PARSIPPANY NJ, 07054. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 973-496-4700. MarketBeat Community Rating for Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ CAR)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 144 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 173 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 317MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Avis Budget Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CAR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CAR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 11/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is the ex-dividend date different from the record date?