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NYSE:CARS

Cars.com Stock Forecast, Price & News

$12.62
-0.74 (-5.54 %)
(As of 01/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$12.17
Now: $12.62
$13.08
50-Day Range
$11.30
MA: $12.23
$13.70
52-Week Range
$3.25
Now: $12.62
$14.15
Volume653,515 shs
Average Volume503,279 shs
Market Capitalization$850.41 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.41
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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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.21 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

159th out of 383 stocks

Data Processing & Preparation Industry

41st out of 100 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustryN/A
Previous SymbolNASDAQ:CARS
CUSIPN/A
Phone312-601-5000
Employees1,500
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$606.68 million
Cash Flow$10.02 per share
Book Value$17.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-445,320,000.00
Net Margins-151.54%

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$850.41 million
Next Earnings Date2/24/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$12.62
-0.74 (-5.54 %)
(As of 01/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Cars.com's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Cars.com's stock was trading at $6.13 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CARS shares have increased by 105.9% and is now trading at $12.62.
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Is Cars.com a buy right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cars.com in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Cars.com wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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.

When is Cars.com's next earnings date?

Cars.com is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 24th 2021.
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How were Cars.com's earnings last quarter?

Cars.com Inc. (NYSE:CARS) released its earnings results on Monday, November, 9th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.20. The company earned $144.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $142.25 million. Cars.com had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.78% and a negative net margin of 151.54%. The firm's revenue was down 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.32 EPS.
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What price target have analysts set for CARS?

8 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Cars.com's shares. Their forecasts range from $7.50 to $16.00. On average, they expect Cars.com's share price to reach $11.60 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.1%.
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Are investors shorting Cars.com?

Cars.com saw a decline in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,850,000 shares, a decline of 45.5% from the December 15th total of 5,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,120,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.5 days. Currently, 4.3% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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 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).

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)
  • 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 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sicart Associates LLC (1.30%), First Midwest Bank Trust Division (0.19%) and Pinnacle Associates Ltd. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Cars.com stock include Becky A Sheehan, Bryan Wiener, Douglas Neal Miller, James F Rogers, Jr Donald A Mcgovern, Michael Joseph Kelly and Thomas Alex Vetter.
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Which institutional investors are selling Cars.com stock?

CARS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sicart Associates LLC, and Pinnacle Associates Ltd..
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Which institutional investors are buying Cars.com stock?

CARS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Midwest Bank Trust Division. Company insiders that have bought Cars.com stock in the last two years include Becky A Sheehan, Bryan Wiener, James F Rogers, Jr Donald A Mcgovern, Michael Joseph Kelly, 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.

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 $850.41 million and generates $606.68 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-445,320,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.45 on an earnings per share basis. 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.

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 1/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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