NYSE:CARS - Cars.com Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $32.21 -0.26 (-0.80 %) (As of 07/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$32.21Today's Range$32.15 - $32.9452-Week Range$20.94 - $32.57Volume933,324 shsAverage Volume1.02 million shsMarket Capitalization$2.32 billionP/E Ratio14.13Dividend YieldN/ABetaN/A Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive CARS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CARS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Data processing & preparation Sub-IndustryN/A SectorRetail/Wholesale SymbolNYSE:CARS CUSIPN/A Webwww.cars.com Phone312-601-5000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.41 Current Ratio1.36 Quick Ratio1.36 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.13 Forward P/E Ratio14.44 P/E Growth2.89 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$626.26 million Price / Sales3.70 Cash Flow$3.1828 per share Price / Cash10.12 Book Value$23.44 per share Price / Book1.37 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.28 Net Income$224.44 million Net Margins31.35% Return on Equity9.11% Return on Assets5.63% Miscellaneous Employees1,100 Outstanding Shares71,890,000Market Cap$2,315.45 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.25. The firm earned $159.96 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $154.96 million. Cars.com had a net margin of 31.35% and a return on equity of 9.11%. 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 Wednesday, August, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Cars.com. What price target have analysts set for CARS? 5 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Cars.com's stock. Their predictions range from $25.00 to $42.50. On average, they expect Cars.com's share price to reach $34.3750 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Cars.com. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cars.com? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cars.com in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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. " (7/10/2018) 2. Benchmark Co. analysts commented, "We expect results to improve over the balance of the year thanks to an uptick in converted affiliate pricing, but we suspect most of the growth will come in 2H18, and 4Q18 in particular." (5/7/2018) Who are some of Cars.com's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Cars.com include Proofpoint (PFPT), Zendesk (ZEN), YY (YY), RingCentral (RNG), DST Systems (DST), Pegasystems (PEGA), Corelogic (CLGX), CarGurus (CARG), Bilibili (BILI), Zynga (ZNGA), PagSeguro Digital (PAGS), Acxiom (ACXM), Smartsheet (SMAR), Globant (GLOB) and Five9 (FIVN). 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-FounderMs. Becky A. Sheehan, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 52) Has Cars.com been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about CARS stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cars.com earned a news sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 47.53 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Cars.com's stock price today? One share of CARS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.21. How big of a company is Cars.com? Cars.com has a market capitalization of $2.32 billion and generates $626.26 million in revenue each year. The company earns $224.44 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.28 on an earnings per share basis. Cars.com employs 1,100 workers across the globe. 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: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 97 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 76 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 173MarketBeat'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. 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