QQQ   437.73 (+0.57%)
AAPL   180.89 (-0.29%)
MSFT   407.71 (+0.00%)
META   488.92 (+1.01%)
GOOGL   137.02 (+0.47%)
AMZN   174.70 (+0.89%)
TSLA   200.68 (-0.67%)
NVDA   793.46 (+2.17%)
NIO   5.67 (+4.42%)
AMD   187.82 (+6.39%)
BABA   74.27 (-0.43%)
T   17.00 (+0.24%)
F   12.46 (+1.30%)
MU   89.55 (-0.18%)
CGC   3.32 (-1.19%)
GE   155.98 (+0.24%)
DIS   111.50 (+0.63%)
AMC   4.40 (-11.82%)
PFE   26.94 (-0.37%)
PYPL   60.78 (+0.88%)
XOM   104.69 (+0.35%)
QQQ   437.73 (+0.57%)
AAPL   180.89 (-0.29%)
MSFT   407.71 (+0.00%)
META   488.92 (+1.01%)
GOOGL   137.02 (+0.47%)
AMZN   174.70 (+0.89%)
TSLA   200.68 (-0.67%)
NVDA   793.46 (+2.17%)
NIO   5.67 (+4.42%)
AMD   187.82 (+6.39%)
BABA   74.27 (-0.43%)
T   17.00 (+0.24%)
F   12.46 (+1.30%)
MU   89.55 (-0.18%)
CGC   3.32 (-1.19%)
GE   155.98 (+0.24%)
DIS   111.50 (+0.63%)
AMC   4.40 (-11.82%)
PFE   26.94 (-0.37%)
PYPL   60.78 (+0.88%)
XOM   104.69 (+0.35%)
QQQ   437.73 (+0.57%)
AAPL   180.89 (-0.29%)
MSFT   407.71 (+0.00%)
META   488.92 (+1.01%)
GOOGL   137.02 (+0.47%)
AMZN   174.70 (+0.89%)
TSLA   200.68 (-0.67%)
NVDA   793.46 (+2.17%)
NIO   5.67 (+4.42%)
AMD   187.82 (+6.39%)
BABA   74.27 (-0.43%)
T   17.00 (+0.24%)
F   12.46 (+1.30%)
MU   89.55 (-0.18%)
CGC   3.32 (-1.19%)
GE   155.98 (+0.24%)
DIS   111.50 (+0.63%)
AMC   4.40 (-11.82%)
PFE   26.94 (-0.37%)
PYPL   60.78 (+0.88%)
XOM   104.69 (+0.35%)
QQQ   437.73 (+0.57%)
AAPL   180.89 (-0.29%)
MSFT   407.71 (+0.00%)
META   488.92 (+1.01%)
GOOGL   137.02 (+0.47%)
AMZN   174.70 (+0.89%)
TSLA   200.68 (-0.67%)
NVDA   793.46 (+2.17%)
NIO   5.67 (+4.42%)
AMD   187.82 (+6.39%)
BABA   74.27 (-0.43%)
T   17.00 (+0.24%)
F   12.46 (+1.30%)
MU   89.55 (-0.18%)
CGC   3.32 (-1.19%)
GE   155.98 (+0.24%)
DIS   111.50 (+0.63%)
AMC   4.40 (-11.82%)
PFE   26.94 (-0.37%)
PYPL   60.78 (+0.88%)
XOM   104.69 (+0.35%)
NYSE:CARS

Cars.com (CARS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$18.35
+0.20 (+1.10%)
(As of 10:54 AM ET)
Today's Range
$18.33
$18.63
50-Day Range
$17.13
$19.68
52-Week Range
$14.82
$22.84
Volume
41,535 shs
Average Volume
307,734 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.21 billion
P/E Ratio
10.61
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$24.00

Cars.com MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.75 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
30.8% Upside
$24.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.55% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.07mentions of Cars.com in the last 14 days
Based on 65 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$956,289 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
36.36%
From $0.55 to $0.75 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.84 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

68th out of 210 stocks

Data Processing & Preparation Industry

15th out of 61 stocks


CARS stock logo

About Cars.com Stock (NYSE:CARS)

Cars.com Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a digital automotive marketplace that connects local car dealers to consumers in the United States. The company offers a suite of digital solutions that creates connections between individuals researching cars or looking to purchase a car with car dealerships and automotive original equipment manufacturers. It also sells online subscription advertising products to car dealerships by its direct sales force, as well as through its affiliate sales channel. In addition, the company sells display advertising to national advertisers. Further, it offers online automotive marketplace service that connects buyers and sellers through Cars.com, Auto.com, DealerRater.com, NewCars.com, PickupTrucks.com, DealerInspire.com, and LaunchDigitalMarketing.com Websites. Its platform hosts approximately 4.9 million new and used vehicle listings and serves approximately 20,000 franchise and independent car dealers. Cars.com Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

CARS Stock Price History

CARS Stock News Headlines

Cars.com and Carvana Stock Facing Weaker Consumer Sentiment
Cars.com Inc. NYSE: CARS and Carvana Co. NYSE: CVNA are two different ways to play the retail automotive market. Both companies are attempting to modernize and digitize the car buying experience.
Cars.com and Carvana Stock Facing Weaker Consumer Sentiment (CARS)
Cars.com and Carvana Co. give investors two different ways to play the retail automotive market, but the two automotive stocks are behaving very differently
Is Gold Really Boring?
Many investors perceive gold as a "boring" investment. But according to MoneyWeek, that's a good thing. Gold helps investors sleep soundly as it preserves wealth and creates a hedge against inflation. Today, there's a unique way to invest in gold, with real advantages over coins and mining stocks.
Residents plagued by '400 cars' before race ban
Is Gold Really Boring?
Many investors perceive gold as a "boring" investment. But according to MoneyWeek, that's a good thing. Gold helps investors sleep soundly as it preserves wealth and creates a hedge against inflation. Today, there's a unique way to invest in gold, with real advantages over coins and mining stocks.
The 50 Worst-Designed Cars Ever Made
24 Best TV Cars That Ever Graced the Screen
Are EVs cleaner than gas cars? | EV Basics
See More Headlines
Receive CARS Stock News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for Cars.com and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/22/2024
Today
2/29/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/02/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Data processing & preparation
Sub-Industry
N/A
Previous Symbol
NASDAQ:CARS
Employees
1,700
Year Founded
1998

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$24.00
High Stock Price Target
$26.00
Low Stock Price Target
$20.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+29.8%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.75
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$118.44 million
Pretax Margin
2.63%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$689.18 million
Cash Flow
$3.34 per share
Book Value
$7.49 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
64,669,000
Market Cap
$1.21 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
2.05

Social Links

7 AI Stocks to Invest In: An Introduction to AI Investing For Self-Directed Investors Cover

As the AI market heats up, investors who have a vision for artificial intelligence have the potential to see real returns. Learn about the industry as a whole as well as seven companies that are getting work done with the power of AI.

Get This Free Report














CARS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Cars.com stock right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cars.com in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" CARS shares.
View CARS analyst ratings
or view top-rated stocks.

What is Cars.com's stock price target for 2024?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Cars.com's shares. Their CARS share price targets range from $20.00 to $26.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $24.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.8% from the stock's current price.
View analysts price targets for CARS
or view top-rated stocks among Wall Street analysts.

How have CARS shares performed in 2024?

Cars.com's stock was trading at $18.97 at the start of the year. Since then, CARS stock has decreased by 3.3% and is now trading at $18.35.
View the best growth stocks for 2024 here
.

Are investors shorting Cars.com?

Cars.com saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,500,000 shares, an increase of 5.6% from the January 15th total of 1,420,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 368,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.1 days. Approximately 2.5% of the company's stock are sold short.
View Cars.com's Short Interest
.

When is Cars.com's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
View our CARS earnings forecast
.

How were Cars.com's earnings last quarter?

Cars.com Inc. (NYSE:CARS) announced its earnings results on Thursday, February, 22nd. The company reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $179.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $178.40 million. Cars.com had a net margin of 17.19% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 25.78%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 6.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.15 earnings per share.

What guidance has Cars.com issued on next quarter's earnings?

Cars.com updated its first quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $179.0 million-$181.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $180.5 million.

What is Alex Vetter's approval rating as Cars.com's CEO?

232 employees have rated Cars.com Chief Executive Officer Alex Vetter on Glassdoor.com. Alex Vetter has an approval rating of 67% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Cars.com own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Cars.com investors own include Walt Disney (DIS), Pfizer (PFE), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Costco Wholesale (COST), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Southwest Airlines (LUV), PayPal (PYPL) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are Cars.com's major shareholders?

Cars.com's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Greenvale Capital LLP (6.99%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.72%), Boston Partners (2.60%), Ninety One UK Ltd (2.36%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.11%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.09%). Insiders that own company stock include Angelique Strong Marks, Bryan Wiener, Douglas Neal Miller, James F Rogers, Jr Donald A Mcgovern, Sonia Jain, Thomas Alex Vetter and Thomas E Hale.
View institutional ownership trends
.

How do I buy shares of Cars.com?

Shares of CARS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
Compare Top Brokerages Here.

Does Cars.com have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Cars.com: Cars.com LLC, CreditIQ, CreditIQ LLC, Dealer Inspire, Dealer Inspire Inc., Dealer Inspire Solutions Canada Inc., DealerRater, DealerRater Canada LLC, DealerRater.com LLC, Launch Digital Marketing, and PickupTrucks.com.
Read More
This page (NYSE:CARS) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff