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NYSE:CARS

Cars.com - CARS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$11.93
-0.24 (-1.97%)
(As of 10/7/2022 04:32 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$11.83
$12.04
50-Day Range
$11.10
$14.10
52-Week Range
$8.75
$19.09
Volume
261,767 shs
Average Volume
459,555 shs
Market Capitalization
$809.62 million
P/E Ratio
149.14
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$18.00

Cars.com MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.75 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
50.9% Upside
$18.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
4.80% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.25mentions of Cars.com in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
43.48%
From $0.46 to $0.66 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.15 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

128th out of 212 stocks

Data Processing & Preparation Industry

37th out of 73 stocks

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About Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) Stock

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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CARS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/03/2022
Today
10/07/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Data processing & preparation
Sub-Industry
N/A
Previous Symbol
NASDAQ:CARS
Employees
1,600
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$18.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$18.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$18.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+50.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.75
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$7.72 million
Pretax Margin
0.82%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$623.68 million
Cash Flow
$1.68 per share
Book Value
$5.31 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
66,846,000
Market Cap
$809.62 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.90

Key Executives

  • Mr. T. Alex Vetter (Age 47)
    Co-Founder, CEO, Pres & Director
  • Mr. James F. RogersMr. James F. Rogers (Age 65)
    Chief Legal Officer
  • Mr. John Clavadetscher (Age 44)
    Chief Revenue Officer
  • Mr. William Swislow
    Co-Founder
  • Ms. Becky A. Sheehan (Age 52)
    Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer













CARS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Cars.com stock right now?

4 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 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" CARS shares.
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What is Cars.com's stock price forecast for 2022?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Cars.com's shares. Their CARS share price forecasts range from $18.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $18.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 47.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have CARS shares performed in 2022?

Cars.com's stock was trading at $16.09 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, CARS shares have decreased by 24.4% and is now trading at $12.17.
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Are investors shorting Cars.com?

Cars.com saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,970,000 shares, an increase of 8.4% from the August 31st total of 2,740,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 419,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.1 days. Currently, 4.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Cars.com's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 3rd 2022.
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How were Cars.com's earnings last quarter?

Cars.com Inc. (NYSE:CARS) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.03. The business earned $162.87 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $161.89 million. Cars.com had a net margin of 1.00% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.67%.

What guidance has Cars.com issued on next quarter's earnings?

Cars.com issued an update on its third quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 10th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $163.50 million-$165.50 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $168.48 million.

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

232 employees have rated Cars.com Chief Executive Officer Alex Vetter on Glassdoor.com. Alex Vetter has an approval rating of 67% among the company'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 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."

How do I buy shares of Cars.com?

Shares of CARS stock 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 $12.17.

How much money does Cars.com make?

Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) has a market capitalization of $825.86 million and generates $623.68 million in revenue each year. The company earns $7.72 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.08 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Cars.com have?

The company employs 1,600 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 official website for the company is www.cars.com. The company can be reached via phone at 312-601-5000, via email at khamid@cars.com, or via fax at 312-601-5755.

This page (NYSE:CARS) was last updated on 10/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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