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

$30.68 -0.10 (-0.32 %)
(As of 01/19/2018 03:46 PM ET)
Previous Close$30.78
Today's Range$30.60 - $30.92
52-Week Range$19.90 - $32.28
Volume503,400 shs
Average Volume1.45 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.19 billion
P/E Ratio18.05
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Cars.com (NYSE:CARS)

Cars.com logoCars.com Inc. owns a digital automotive marketplace business (Cars.com). Cars.com is an online research destination for car shoppers. The Company is engaged in the sale of online subscription advertising products targeting car dealerships. It offers a suite of products and services targeting the automotive needs of its buyer and seller customers. Cars.com offers a digital automotive marketplace search engine that helps car buyers to make informed purchasing decisions and helps sellers to engage with a portion of their target customer base. This online automotive marketplace service connects buyers and sellers across five Websites: Cars.com, Auto.com, DealerRater.com, NewCars.com and PickupTrucks.com. Its automotive marketplace products also include credible user and automotive and dealer reviews. It is also engaged in the sale of display advertising to national advertisers. Car buyers and car owners interface with Cars.com primarily through the Cars.com sites and mobile applications.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Internet Services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorTechnology
SymbolNYSE:CARS
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-312-6015000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.40%
Current Ratio1.43%
Quick Ratio1.43%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio18.0470588235294
Forward P/E Ratio23.97
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$633.10 million
Price / Sales3.47
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPS$1.70
Net Income$176.37 million
Net Margins19.24%
Return on Equity8.18%
Return on Assets6.29%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,275
Outstanding Shares71,630,000

Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cars.com's stock symbol?

Cars.com trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CARS."

How were Cars.com's earnings last quarter?

Cars.com Inc (NYSE:CARS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 8th. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.31 by $0.16. Cars.com had a return on equity of 8.18% and a net margin of 19.24%. View Cars.com's Earnings History.

When will Cars.com make its next earnings announcement?

Cars.com is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Cars.com.

Where is Cars.com's stock going? Where will Cars.com's stock price be in 2018?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Cars.com's stock. Their predictions range from $25.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect Cars.com's share price to reach $35.33 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Cars.com.

Who are some of Cars.com's key competitors?

Who are Cars.com's key executives?

Cars.com's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Scott E. Forbes, Chairman of the Board (Age 59)
  • T. Alex Vetter, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 46)
  • Becky A. Sheehan, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • John Clavadetscher, Chief Revenue Officer (Age 43)
  • James F. Rogers, Chief Legal Officer (Age 64)
  • Jill A. Greenthal, Director (Age 60)
  • Thomas E. Hale, Director (Age 48)
  • Donald A. McGovern Jr., Director (Age 66)
  • Greg Revelle, Director (Age 39)
  • Bala Subramanian, Non-Executive Director

Who owns Cars.com stock?

Cars.com's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include STARBOARD VALUE LP (7.00%), STARBOARD VALUE LP (7.00%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.57%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.02%) and Private Capital Advisors Inc. (0.01%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cars.com.

Who bought Cars.com stock? Who is buying Cars.com stock?

Cars.com's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC and Private Capital Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cars.com.

How do I buy Cars.com stock?

Shares of Cars.com 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 Cars.com's stock price today?

One share of Cars.com stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.68.

How big of a company is Cars.com?

Cars.com has a market capitalization of $2.19 billion and generates $633.10 million in revenue each year. The company earns $176.37 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.70 on an earnings per share basis. Cars.com employs 1,275 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Cars.com?

Cars.com's mailing address is 300 S Riverside Plz Ste 1000, CHICAGO, IL 60606-6614, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-312-6015000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Cars.com (CARS)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  52 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  44 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  96
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cars.com and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.672.672.672.50
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $35.33$34.00$30.50$25.00
Price Target Upside: 17.86% upside21.91% upside13.85% upside8.13% upside

Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Cars.com (NYSE:CARS)

Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/5/2018B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy -> Buy$32.00 -> $36.00HighView Rating Details
11/6/2017Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$40.00 -> $45.00N/AView Rating Details
7/20/2017Craig HallumInitiated CoverageHold$25.00HighView Rating Details
(Data available from 1/19/2016 forward)

Earnings

Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Cars.com (NYSE:CARS)

Cars.com (NYSE CARS) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/14/2018        
11/8/2017Q3 2017$0.31$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2017Q2 2017$0.70$157.00 million$156.62 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Estimates

Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) Earnings Estimates

QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q3 20181$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q4 20181$0.34$0.34$0.34
(Earnings estimates data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Cars.com (NYSE:CARS)


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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Cars.com (NYSE CARS)

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Headlines

Cars.com (NYSE CARS) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Automakers, U.S. lawmakers hope for progress on self-driving car billAutomakers, U.S. lawmakers hope for progress on self-driving car bill
www.businessinsider.com - January 18 at 5:27 PM
Fox Rent A Car Announces New Corporate Location Grand Opening in San Antonio, TexasFox Rent A Car Announces New Corporate Location Grand Opening in San Antonio, Texas
www.bizjournals.com - January 18 at 5:27 PM
Cars.com CEO on auto market in 2018Cars.com CEO on auto market in 2018
finance.yahoo.com - January 16 at 5:43 PM
Cars.com (CARS) Raised to "Buy" at Zacks Investment ResearchCars.com (CARS) Raised to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 9 at 8:12 PM
With Thefts Rising in North Carolina, Top Ways to Protect Your Car and Lower Your Insurance RatesWith Thefts Rising in North Carolina, Top Ways to Protect Your Car and Lower Your Insurance Rates
www.nasdaq.com - January 9 at 5:57 PM
Nvidia Exec Gives In-Depth Look at Chipmakers Self-Driving Car PlansNvidia Exec Gives In-Depth Look at Chipmaker's Self-Driving Car Plans
www.thestreet.com - January 9 at 5:57 PM
Cars.com Appoints Bala Subramanian to Board of DirectorsCars.com Appoints Bala Subramanian to Board of Directors
finance.yahoo.com - January 8 at 11:17 AM
Q3 2018 EPS Estimates for Cars.com Inc (CARS) Increased by AnalystQ3 2018 EPS Estimates for Cars.com Inc (CARS) Increased by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 8 at 7:12 AM
Brokerages Anticipate Cars.com Inc (CARS) to Post $0.28 Earnings Per ShareBrokerages Anticipate Cars.com Inc (CARS) to Post $0.28 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 8 at 3:52 AM
Cars.com (CARS) Given "Buy" Rating at B. RileyCars.com (CARS) Given "Buy" Rating at B. Riley
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 6 at 11:50 PM
Cars.com (CARS) Rating Lowered to Hold at ValuEngineCars.com (CARS) Rating Lowered to Hold at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 4 at 10:32 PM
 Cars.com Inc (CARS) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages Cars.com Inc (CARS) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 4 at 7:58 AM
MoneyGram, Car Sales and More Records for Wall Street - 5 Things You Must KnowMoneyGram, Car Sales and More Records for Wall Street - 5 Things You Must Know
www.msn.com - January 3 at 8:13 AM
How to keep your cars safety sensors clean when snow and ice attackHow to keep your car's safety sensors clean when snow and ice attack
www.foxnews.com - December 21 at 5:45 PM
Zacks: Cars.com Inc (CARS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsZacks: Cars.com Inc (CARS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 20 at 1:28 AM
B. Riley Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Cars.com (CARS)B. Riley Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Cars.com (CARS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 19 at 1:16 PM
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www.streetinsider.com - December 19 at 9:00 AM
[$$] Activist Starboard Value Buys 9.9% Stake in Cars.com[$$] Activist Starboard Value Buys 9.9% Stake in Cars.com
finance.yahoo.com - December 18 at 5:47 PM
Cars.com jumps 11% to record levels after report of Starboard investmentCars.com jumps 11% to record levels after report of Starboard investment
finance.yahoo.com - December 18 at 5:47 PM
Critical Comparison: Cars.com (CARS) & The CompetitionCritical Comparison: Cars.com (CARS) & The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 16 at 5:16 AM
Traders Purchase Large Volume of Cars.com Call Options (CARS)Traders Purchase Large Volume of Cars.com Call Options (CARS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 15 at 2:38 AM
Head to Head Comparison: Cars.com (CARS) versus Leaf Group (LFGR)Head to Head Comparison: Cars.com (CARS) versus Leaf Group (LFGR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 12 at 9:22 AM
IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC) versus Cars.com (CARS) Financial SurveyIAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC) versus Cars.com (CARS) Financial Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 11 at 3:34 PM
Analyzing Cars.com (CARS) & Its PeersAnalyzing Cars.com (CARS) & Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 1:30 AM
Cars.com (CARS) vs. Its Competitors Critical ReviewCars.com (CARS) vs. Its Competitors Critical Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 9 at 9:10 PM
Cars.com (CARS) vs. The Competition Head-To-Head ContrastCars.com (CARS) vs. The Competition Head-To-Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 9 at 5:28 PM
Cars.com, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:CARS) : December 8, 2017Cars.com, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:CARS) : December 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 5:38 PM
Cars.com Releases 2017 Year in ReviewCars.com Releases 2017 Year in Review
finance.yahoo.com - December 7 at 6:19 PM
Cars.com, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CARS-US : December 7, 2017Cars.com, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CARS-US : December 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 7 at 9:03 AM
 Analysts Set $33.17 Target Price for Cars.com Inc. (CARS) Analysts Set $33.17 Target Price for Cars.com Inc. (CARS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 1:46 PM
Cars.com (CARS) versus Yelp (YELP) Head-To-Head ContrastCars.com (CARS) versus Yelp (YELP) Head-To-Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 2 at 7:18 PM
Head to Head Review: Cars.com (CARS) and Its CompetitorsHead to Head Review: Cars.com (CARS) and Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 2 at 3:28 AM
Investors Buy Large Volume of Cars.com Put Options (CARS)Investors Buy Large Volume of Cars.com Put Options (CARS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 5:49 AM
Liability In Autonomous Car Crashes: Heres What Gene Munster, Warren Buffett And GM SayLiability In Autonomous Car Crashes: Here's What Gene Munster, Warren Buffett And GM Say
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 5:38 PM
Cars.com (CARS) and Its Competitors Financial SurveyCars.com (CARS) and Its Competitors Financial Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 22 at 1:12 AM
Contrasting Shutterstock (SSTK) & Cars.com (CARS)Contrasting Shutterstock (SSTK) & Cars.com (CARS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 21 at 7:43 AM
India-based automaker Mahindra wants to sell electric vehicles in U.S.India-based automaker Mahindra wants to sell electric vehicles in U.S.
www.businessinsider.com - November 20 at 6:06 PM
Volvo Cars inks deal to sell Uber tens of thousands of self-driving taxisVolvo Cars inks deal to sell Uber tens of thousands of self-driving taxis
www.marketwatch.com - November 20 at 6:06 PM
Volvo Cars to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving carsVolvo Cars to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars
www.reuters.com - November 20 at 6:06 PM
Uber Expands Driverless-Car Push With Deal for 24,000 VolvosUber Expands Driverless-Car Push With Deal for 24,000 Volvos
www.bloomberg.com - November 20 at 6:06 PM
 Cars.com Inc. (CARS) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages Cars.com Inc. (CARS) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 8:40 AM
UPDATE 6-New $200,000 Tesla Roadster speeds in front of electric big-rig truckUPDATE 6-New $200,000 Tesla Roadster speeds in front of electric big-rig truck
www.cnbc.com - November 19 at 9:37 PM
Financial Review: Cars.com (CARS) vs. Its CompetitorsFinancial Review: Cars.com (CARS) vs. Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 18 at 7:24 PM
Comparing Cars.com (CARS) and Its CompetitorsComparing Cars.com (CARS) and Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 11:52 AM
Cars.com Study Finds 74 Percent of Black Friday Car Shoppers are Hunting for Big SavingsCars.com Study Finds 74 Percent of Black Friday Car Shoppers are Hunting for Big Savings
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 12:24 PM

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