America's Car-Mart Company Profile (NASDAQ:CRMT)

About America's Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT)

AmericaAmerica's Car-Mart, Inc. is an automotive retailer focused on the integrated auto sales and finance segment of the used car market. The Company conducts its operations through its two operating subsidiaries, America's Car Mart, Inc. (Car-Mart of Arkansas) and Colonial Auto Finance, Inc. (Colonial) (Collectively, Car-Mart of Arkansas and Colonial are referred to as Car-Mart). It primarily sells older model used vehicles and provides financing for all of its customers. As of April 30, 2016, the Company operated 143 dealerships located primarily in small cities throughout the South-Central United States. Dealerships are operated on a decentralized basis. Each dealership is responsible for buying (with the assistance of a corporate office buyer) and selling vehicles, making credit decisions, and servicing and collecting the installment contracts it originates. Dealerships also maintain their own records and make daily deposits. The Company has both regular and satellite dealerships.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Auto Dealerships
  • Sub-Industry: Automotive Retail
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:CRMT
  • CUSIP: 03062T10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $303.3 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 7,797,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $36.35
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $39.31
  • 52 Week Range: $21.48 - $47.75
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.44
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.67
  • P/E Growth: 2.62
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $589.58 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.51
  • Book Value: $30.20 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.29
  • EBIDTA: $38.31 million
  • Net Margins: 3.33%
  • Return on Equity: 8.50%
  • Return on Assets: 4.63%
  • Current Ratio: 2.01%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.85%
  • Average Volume: 89,332 shs.
  • Beta: 1.11
  • Short Ratio: 4.82

Frequently Asked Questions for America's Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT)

What is America's Car-Mart's stock symbol?

America's Car-Mart trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CRMT."

How were America's Car-Mart's earnings last quarter?

America's Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRMT) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 22nd. The company reported $0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $152.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $158.24 million. America's Car-Mart had a return on equity of 8.50% and a net margin of 3.33%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.40 EPS. View America's Car-Mart's Earnings History.

Where is America's Car-Mart's stock going? Where will America's Car-Mart's stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for America's Car-Mart's shares. Their predictions range from $24.00 to $36.00. On average, they expect America's Car-Mart's share price to reach $30.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for America's Car-Mart.

Are investors shorting America's Car-Mart?

America's Car-Mart saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,025,142 shares, an increase of 33.9% from the April 13th total of 765,606 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 88,576 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 11.6 days. Currently, 13.8% of the shares of the company are short sold.

Who are some of America's Car-Mart's key competitors?

Who owns America's Car-Mart stock?

America's Car-Mart's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bares Capital Management Inc. (10.38%), MAGNOLIA CAPITAL FUND, LP (10.20%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.06%), Yacktman Asset Management LP (5.88%), Magnolia Group LLC (5.76%) and MAGNOLIA CAPITAL FUND, LP (5.50%). Company insiders that own America's Car-Mart stock include Eddie L Hight, Gremp Jim Von, John David Simmons, Magnolia Capital Fund, Lp and William H Henderson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for America's Car-Mart.

Who sold America's Car-Mart stock? Who is selling America's Car-Mart stock?

America's Car-Mart's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Morgan Stanley, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citadel Advisors LLC and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC. Company insiders that have sold America's Car-Mart stock in the last year include Eddie L Hight, John David Simmons and William H Henderson. View Insider Buying and Selling for America's Car-Mart.

Who bought America's Car-Mart stock? Who is buying America's Car-Mart stock?

America's Car-Mart's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Magnolia Group LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, WCM Investment Management CA, Vanguard Group Inc., TFS Capital LLC, Bares Capital Management Inc. and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have bought America's Car-Mart stock in the last two years include Gremp Jim Von and Magnolia Capital Fund, Lp. View Insider Buying and Selling for America's Car-Mart.

How do I buy America's Car-Mart stock?

Shares of America's Car-Mart can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of America's Car-Mart stock cost?

One share of America's Car-Mart stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.90.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for America's Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $30.00 (22.88% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for America's Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/12/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$36.00LowView Rating Details
10/19/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeUnderperform -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
9/22/2016Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
5/24/2016SidotiDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$33.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
4/7/2016Citigroup IncLower Price TargetHold$29.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
11/20/2015CL KingDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
8/25/2015StephensLower Price TargetEqual Weight$55.00 -> $40.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for America's Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT)
Earnings by Quarter for America`s Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT)
Earnings History by Quarter for America's Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/22/2017Q4 2017$0.62$0.66$158.24 million$152.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/20171/31/2017$0.64$0.35$143.60 million$138.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/17/2016Q2 2017$0.50$0.62$134.72 million$150.21 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/18/2016Q1$0.46$0.87$154.36 million$145.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/23/2016Q4$0.58$0.40$149.13 million$155.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q3$0.50$0.47$132.35 million$137.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/19/2015Q2$0.70$0.29$152.95 million$133.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/20/2015Q116$0.86$0.52$142.34 million$143.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/21/2015Q415$0.86$0.81$134.81 million$138.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q3$0.80$0.82$128.85 million$131.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/19/2014Q215$0.66$0.83$120.70 million$133.83 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/20/2014Q115$0.69$0.79$116.33 million$127.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/27/2014Q414$0.78$0.68$133.44 million$123.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2014Q314$0.70$0.68$126.72 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/19/2013Q2$0.80$0.61$126.85 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/19/2013Q1 2014$0.88$0.79$123.64 million$123.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/23/2013Q4 2013$0.94$0.92$121.63 million$125.54 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2013Q3 2013$0.87$0.84$116.14 million$119.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/19/2012Q213$0.85$0.76$120.91 million$110.22 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/16/2012$0.87$0.83ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/24/2012$0.90$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2012$0.69$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/17/2011$0.70$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/26/2011$0.68$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2011$0.59$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for America's Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.34
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.97
2019 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.42
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.56$0.56$0.56
Q2 20171$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q3 20171$0.71$0.71$0.71
Q4 20171$0.68$0.68$0.68
Q1 20181$1.02$1.02$1.02
Q2 20181$0.77$0.77$0.77
Q3 20181$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q4 20181$0.73$0.73$0.73
Q1 20191$1.08$1.08$1.08
Q2 20191$0.84$0.84$0.84
Q3 20191$0.53$0.53$0.53
Q4 20191$0.97$0.97$0.97
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for America's Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for America's Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 14.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.05%
Insider Trades by Quarter for America`s Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for America`s Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for America's Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/24/2017William H HendersonCEOSell20,000$35.00$700,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/17/2017Magnolia Capital Fund, LpMajor ShareholderBuy18,313$35.85$656,521.05View SEC Filing  
1/9/2017William H HendersonCEOSell10,000$43.50$435,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Eddie L HightDirectorSell10,000$46.14$461,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016Eddie L HightDirectorSell10,000$45.76$457,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/29/2016William H HendersonCEOSell9,514$44.00$418,616.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016William H HendersonCEOSell12,986$42.70$554,502.20View SEC Filing  
10/20/2016William H HendersonCEOSell7,500$40.05$300,375.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2016William H HendersonCEOSell3,476$37.00$128,612.00View SEC Filing  
9/22/2016William H HendersonCEOSell4,024$37.00$148,888.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2016Eddie L HightDirectorSell5,000$40.23$201,150.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016William H HendersonCEOSell7,500$39.86$298,950.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2016John David SimmonsDirectorSell3,750$40.00$150,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016William H HendersonCEOSell5,000$39.71$198,550.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2016John David SimmonsDirectorSell3,750$36.80$138,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016John David SimmonsDirectorSell3,750$24.20$90,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Gremp Jim VonDirectorBuy2,000$21.33$42,660.00View SEC Filing  
4/7/2016Gremp Jim VonDirectorBuy3,000$23.05$69,150.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015Gremp Jim VonDirectorBuy5,000$25.00$125,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Eddie L HightDirectorSell500$25.09$12,545.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Eddie L. HightDirectorSell13,000$31.33$407,290.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2015Eddie L HightDirectorSell1,000$33.50$33,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2015Eddie L. HightDirectorSell1,000$35.80$35,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/22/2015William H HendersonCEOSell3,500$50.91$178,185.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2015Eddie L HightDirectorSell7,500$53.63$402,225.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015John David SimmonsDirectorSell2,750$53.00$145,750.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015William H HendersonCEOSell3,500$51.11$178,885.00View SEC Filing  
3/25/2015John David SimmonsDirectorSell1,000$56.25$56,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2015William H HendersonCEOSell3,500$55.92$195,720.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Eddie L HightCOOSell5,299$52.86$280,105.14View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015Eddie L HightCOOSell2,201$54.26$119,426.26View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015Eddie L HightCOOSell2,200$54.26$119,372.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015Eddie L HightCOOSell5,000$54.21$271,050.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Eddie L HightCOOSell2,000$54.21$108,420.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Eddie L HightCOOSell2,500$54.22$135,550.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Eddie L HightCOOSell12,500$54.09$676,125.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015William H HendersonCEOSell3,500$52.33$183,155.00View SEC Filing  
1/20/2015William H HendersonCEOSell3,500$52.79$184,765.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014William H HendersonCEOSell2,500$49.20$123,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Eddie L HightCOOSell12,500$51.76$647,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014William H HendersonCEOSell2,500$45.86$114,650.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2014William H HendersonCEOSell2,500$40.66$101,650.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014John David SimmonsDirectorSell3,750$42.31$158,662.50View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014William H HendersonCEOSell24,000$41.99$1,007,760.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014Eddie L HightCOOSell11,500$43.16$496,340.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2014Eddie L HightCOOSell10,750$36.45$391,837.50View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Eddie L HightCOOSell2,000$36.98$73,960.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014John David SimmonsDirectorSell3,257$36.00$117,252.00View SEC Filing  
12/20/2013William SamsDirectorSell100,000$41.07$4,107,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2013Eddie HightCOOSell18,000$41.51$747,180.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013William SamsDirectorSell200,000$41.01$8,202,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013William HendersonCEOSell2,500$44.19$110,475.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013William HendersonCEOSell2,500$43.50$108,750.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2013William H HendersonCEOSell2,500$45.33$113,325.00View SEC Filing  
6/28/2013William H HendersonCEOSell2,500$43.42$108,550.00View SEC Filing  
4/10/2013Robert Cameron SmithDirectorBuy2,350$45.52$106,972.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for America's Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT)
Latest Headlines for America's Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT)
DateHeadline logoJefferies Group Brokers Reduce Earnings Estimates for America's Car-Mart, Inc. (CRMT) - May 24 at 12:44 PM logoEdited Transcript of CRMT earnings conference call or presentation 23-May-17 3:00pm GMT - May 24 at 7:59 AM logoAmerica's Car-Mart Reports Diluted Earnings per Share of $.66 (including a $.06 charge for lot closings) on Revenues of $153 Million - May 23 at 12:41 PM logoAmerica's Car-Mart beats 4Q profit forecasts - May 23 at 12:41 PM logoPost-earnings rally for America's Car-Mart - May 23 at 10:25 AM logoAmerica's Car-Mart, Inc. (CRMT) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results - May 22 at 9:08 PM logoAmerica's Car-Mart beats by $0.01, misses on revenue - May 22 at 5:19 PM logoETFs with exposure to America’s Car-Mart, Inc. : May 22, 2017 - May 22 at 4:19 PM logoAmerica's Car-Mart, Inc. (CRMT) Earns Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC - May 13 at 7:22 AM logoAmerica's Car-Mart, Inc. (CRMT) Short Interest Update - May 13 at 7:04 AM logo$159.72 Million in Sales Expected for America's Car-Mart, Inc. (CRMT) This Quarter - May 12 at 4:50 PM logo$0.64 Earnings Per Share Expected for America's Car-Mart, Inc. (CRMT) This Quarter - May 10 at 7:46 AM logoAmerica’s Car-Mart, Inc. Schedules Release of Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results and Conference Call - May 3 at 4:28 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect America's Car-Mart (CRMT) Stock Price - May 2 at 5:04 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect America's Car-Mart (CRMT) Share Price - April 29 at 12:04 AM logoAmerica's Car-Mart, Inc. (CRMT) CEO Sells $700,000.00 in Stock - April 26 at 8:38 PM logoAmerica's Car-Mart, Inc. (CRMT) Upgraded to "Hold" by Zacks Investment Research - April 25 at 8:52 PM logoFavorable Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect America's Car-Mart (CRMT) Stock Price - April 25 at 5:15 PM logoETFs with exposure to America’s Car-Mart, Inc. : April 21, 2017 - April 21 at 4:36 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Likely to Impact America's Car-Mart (CRMT) Share Price - April 20 at 6:37 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate America's Car-Mart, Inc. (CRMT) to Announce $0.64 Earnings Per Share - April 19 at 10:39 AM logoAmerica's Car-Mart, Inc. (CRMT) Major Shareholder Purchases $656,521.05 in Stock - April 18 at 8:25 AM logoAmerica's Car-Mart (CRMT) Receiving Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 17 at 2:56 PM logoETFs with exposure to America’s Car-Mart, Inc. : April 7, 2017 - April 7 at 4:28 PM logoAmerica's Car-Mart, Inc. (CRMT) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - April 5 at 9:10 AM logoEdited Transcript of CRMT earnings conference call or presentation 21-Feb-17 4:00pm GMT - February 22 at 4:42 PM logoAmerica's Car-Mart misses 3Q profit forecasts - February 21 at 5:07 PM logoAmerica's Car-Mart misses by $0.29, misses on revenue - February 20 at 11:12 PM logoAmerica's Car-Mart Reports Diluted Earnings per Share of $.35 on Revenues of $139 Million - February 20 at 6:00 PM logoQ3 2017 America's Car-Mart Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - February 20 at 11:41 AM logoAmerica’s Car-Mart, Inc. Schedules Release of Third Quarter 2017 Results and Conference Call - February 2 at 4:52 PM logoAmerica's Car-Mart, Inc. Schedules Release of Third Quarter 2017 Results and Conference Call - February 2 at 11:39 AM logoETFs & Stocks Unfazed by Softer December Retail Sales - January 16 at 4:29 PM logoAutoliv's Faulty Seat Belts and Air Bags May Lead to Recall - December 27 at 12:10 PM logoWhy the Earnings Streak Will Continue for America's Car-Mart (CRMT) - December 21 at 5:16 PM logoAMERICAS CARMART INC Financials - December 20 at 5:09 PM logoBeacon Roofing Buys BJ Supply, Expands in Philadelphia - December 20 at 9:29 AM logoAMERICAS CARMART INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial O - December 15 at 10:00 PM logoIs America’s Car-Mart, Inc. (CRMT) Worthy of Your Portfolio? - December 14 at 5:32 PM logoAMERICAS CARMART INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report - December 14 at 5:32 PM logoAmerica’s Car-Mart, Inc. Enters Into New Loan and Security Agreement - December 13 at 10:09 PM logo5:26 pm America's Car-Mart entered into a Second Amended and Restated Loan and Security Agreement - December 13 at 10:09 PM logoTesla to Recall Charging Adapters on Overheating Issues - December 7 at 8:42 AM logoTitan Machinery (TITN) in Focus: Stock Adds 5.9% in Session - December 6 at 11:47 AM logoAutoZone (AZO) Meets Q1 Earnings Estimates; Revenues Lag - December 6 at 11:47 AM logoPenske Automotive (PAG) Inks Agreement to Buy CarSense - December 2 at 9:33 AM logoCan The Uptrend Continue for America's Car-Mart (CRMT)? - November 30 at 4:36 PM logoMeritor (MTOR) Beats on Q4 Earnings, Guides Low for FY17 - November 22 at 7:39 AM logoTesla (TSLA) Completes Acquisition of SolarCity for $2.6B - November 22 at 7:39 AM logoEdited Transcript of CRMT earnings conference call or presentation 18-Nov-16 4:00pm GMT - November 19 at 11:35 AM



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