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NYSE:CARS - Cars.com Stock Price, Forecast & News

$12.62
+0.19 (+1.53 %)
(As of 12/9/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$12.41
Now: $12.62
$12.89
50-Day Range
$10.50
MA: $12.10
$13.51
52-Week Range
$8.23
Now: $12.62
$28.50
Volume14,994 shs
Average Volume697,947 shs
Market Capitalization$842.51 million
P/E Ratio6.93
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.18
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Previous SymbolNASDAQ:CARS
CUSIPN/A
Phone312-601-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$662.13 million
Cash Flow$3.09 per share
Book Value$23.73 per share

Profitability

Net Income$38.81 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,400
Market Cap$842.51 million
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 data on Wednesday, November, 6th. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.06. The business earned $152.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $150.23 million. Cars.com had a positive return on equity of 6.14% and a negative net margin of 69.79%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 10.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.55 EPS. View Cars.com's Earnings History.

When is Cars.com's next earnings date?

Cars.com is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Cars.com.

What price target have analysts set for CARS?

8 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Cars.com's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $37.50. On average, they expect Cars.com's stock price to reach $24.36 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 93.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cars.com.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cars.com?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cars.com in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Cars.com.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Cars.com stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Cars.com stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Cars.com Inc. operates an online automotive platform. The Company offers new and used vehicle listings, expert and consumer reviews, research tools and other information. It also engaged in the sale of display advertising to national advertisers. Cars.com Inc. is based in Chicago, United States. " (10/8/2019)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We acknowledge that the stock remains undervalued, yet we see no short-term catalyst to improve the underlying stock price unless potential suitors come back into the fold due to the stock price decline of over 30% yesterday. Company Description Cars.com, Inc. engages in the provision of automotive products and services through online automotive classifieds. It offers a digital automotive marketplace search engine, which connects buyers and sellers." (8/6/2019)

Has Cars.com been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CARS stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cars.com earned a coverage optimism score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Cars.com.

Are investors shorting Cars.com?

Cars.com saw a decline in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 11,170,000 shares, a decline of 7.0% from the September 15th total of 12,010,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,150,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.2 days. Approximately 16.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Cars.com's Current Options Chain.

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

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 Avon Products (AVP), Costco Wholesale (COST), NVIDIA (NVDA), Roku (ROKU), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Weibo (WB), Cloudera (CLDR) and Tailored Brands (TLRD).

Who are Cars.com's key executives?

Cars.com's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. T. Alex Vetter, Co-Founder, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. James F. Rogers, Chief Legal Officer (Age 65)
  • Mr. John Clavadetscher, Chief Revenue Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. William Swislow, Co-Founder
  • Ms. Becky A. Sheehan, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 52)

Who are Cars.com's major shareholders?

Cars.com's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fairpointe Capital LLC (7.21%), State Street Corp (2.84%), Millennium Management LLC (2.51%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.17%), Sicart Associates LLC (0.85%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.79%). Company insiders that own Cars.com stock include Becky A Sheehan, James F Rogers, Jr Donald A Mcgovern, Michael Joseph Kelly, Scott E Forbes and Thomas Alex Vetter. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cars.com.

Which major investors are selling Cars.com stock?

CARS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, Rhumbline Advisers, CLARET ASSET MANAGEMENT Corp, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, K2 Principal Fund L.P. and Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cars.com.

Which major investors are buying Cars.com stock?

CARS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Fairpointe Capital LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Sicart Associates LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Boston Partners and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D. Company insiders that have bought Cars.com stock in the last two years include Becky A Sheehan, James F Rogers, Jr Donald A Mcgovern, Michael Joseph Kelly, Scott E Forbes and Thomas Alex Vetter. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cars.com.

How do I buy shares of Cars.com?

Shares of CARS 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Cars.com's stock price today?

One share of CARS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.62.

How big of a company is Cars.com?

Cars.com has a market capitalization of $842.51 million and generates $662.13 million in revenue each year. The company earns $38.81 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.82 on an earnings per share basis. Cars.com employs 1,400 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Cars.com.

What is Cars.com's official website?

The official website for Cars.com is http://www.cars.com/.

How can I contact Cars.com?

Cars.com's mailing address is 300 S. RIVERSIDE PLAZA SUITE 1000, CHICAGO IL, 60606. The company can be reached via phone at 312-601-5000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Cars.com (NYSE CARS)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  184 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  194 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  378
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cars.com and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CARS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CARS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/9/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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