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S&P 500   4,455.48
DOW   34,798.00
QQQ   373.33
S&P 500   4,455.48
DOW   34,798.00
QQQ   373.33
S&P 500   4,455.48
DOW   34,798.00
QQQ   373.33

Cars.com Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.52 (+4.09 %)
(As of 09/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume399,770 shs
Average Volume473,906 shs
Market Capitalization$913.10 million
P/E Ratio165.52
Dividend YieldN/A
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About Cars.com

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.


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Overall MarketRank

2.44 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

73rd out of 263 stocks

Data Processing & Preparation Industry

10th out of 94 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Cars.com a buy right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cars.com in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Cars.com stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Cars.com?

Wall Street analysts have given Cars.com a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Cars.com wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Cars.com's next earnings date?

Cars.com is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 8th 2021.
View our earnings forecast for Cars.com

How were Cars.com's earnings last quarter?

Cars.com Inc. (NYSE:CARS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 5th. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.33. The business earned $155.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $152.89 million. Cars.com had a net margin of 1.02% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.06%. Cars.com's quarterly revenue was up 52.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.12 earnings per share.
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How has Cars.com's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Cars.com's stock was trading at $6.13 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CARS shares have increased by 116.0% and is now trading at $13.24.
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What guidance has Cars.com issued on next quarter's earnings?

Cars.com issued an update on its third quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $155 million-$157 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $155.56 million.

What price target have analysts set for CARS?

9 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Cars.com's stock. Their forecasts range from $10.50 to $25.00. On average, they expect Cars.com's share price to reach $16.89 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 27.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Cars.com's key executives?

Cars.com's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. T. Alex Vetter, Co-Founder, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. James F. Rogers, Chief Legal Officer (Age 65) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • 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)

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

232 employees have rated Cars.com CEO Alex Vetter on Glassdoor.com. Alex Vetter has an approval rating of 67% among Cars.com'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 The 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).

What is Cars.com's stock symbol?

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

Who are Cars.com's major shareholders?

Cars.com's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.80%), Ninety One UK Ltd (7.34%), BlackRock Inc. (7.07%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.94%), Border to Coast Pensions Partnership Ltd (5.63%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.55%). Company insiders that own Cars.com stock include Bryan Wiener, Douglas Neal Miller, James F Rogers, James F Rogers 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 Prudential Financial Inc., Contrarius Investment Management Ltd, BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, and Greenwich Wealth Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Cars.com company stock in the last year include Douglas Neal Miller, and James F Rogers.
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Which major investors are buying Cars.com stock?

CARS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Border to Coast Pensions Partnership Ltd, Bank of Montreal Can, Clark Estates Inc. NY, Vanguard Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, FMR LLC, and Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have bought Cars.com stock in the last two years include Bryan Wiener, James F Rogers, and Thomas Alex Vetter.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Cars.com's stock price today?

One share of CARS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.24.

How much money does Cars.com make?

Cars.com has a market capitalization of $913.10 million and generates $547.50 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-817,120,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.84 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Cars.com have?

Cars.com employs 1,500 workers across the globe.

What is Cars.com's official website?

The official website for Cars.com is www.cars.com.

Where are Cars.com's headquarters?

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].

This page was last updated on 9/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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