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NYSE:CARSCars.com Stock Price, Forecast & News

$6.50
+0.45 (+7.44 %)
(As of 05/26/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$6.14
Now: $6.50
$6.63
50-Day Range
$3.62
MA: $4.85
$6.91
52-Week Range
$3.25
Now: $6.50
$22.25
Volume86,272 shs
Average Volume3.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$434.27 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.96
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.08 out of 5 stars


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$606.68 million
Cash Flow$10.66 per share
Book Value$17.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-445,320,000.00
Net Margins-203.76%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,500
Market Cap$434.27 million
Next Earnings Date8/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Cars.com's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Cars.com's stock was trading at $6.13 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CARS shares have increased by 6.9% and is now trading at $6.55. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Cars.com?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cars.com in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Cars.com.

When is Cars.com's next earnings date?

Cars.com is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August 3rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Cars.com.

How were Cars.com's earnings last quarter?

Cars.com Inc. (NYSE:CARS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 6th. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.19. The company had revenue of $148.09 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $141.57 million. Cars.com had a negative net margin of 203.76% and a positive return on equity of 9.54%. Cars.com's revenue was down 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.31 EPS. View Cars.com's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for CARS?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Cars.com's stock. Their forecasts range from $5.25 to $16.00. On average, they expect Cars.com's stock price to reach $10.21 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 55.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets 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. " (5/8/2020)
  • 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?

Press coverage about CARS stock has been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cars.com earned a media sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutCars.com.

Are investors shorting Cars.com?

Cars.com saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 9,510,000 shares, an increase of 22.2% from the April 15th total of 7,780,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,600,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.9 days. Approximately 14.3% of the company's shares are short sold. 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 United Continental (UAL), NVIDIA (NVDA), Avon Products (AVP), Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Lowe's Companies (LOW), Southwest Airlines (LUV), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Micron Technology (MU) and Roku (ROKU).

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.87%), Baupost Group LLC MA (4.49%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.27%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.58%), Contrarius Investment Management Ltd (2.25%) and State Street Corp (2.10%). Company insiders that own Cars.com stock include Becky A Sheehan, Bryan Wiener, 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 institutional investors are selling Cars.com stock?

CARS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, WINTON GROUP Ltd, State Street Corp, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. View insider buying and selling activity for Cars.com.

Which institutional investors are buying Cars.com stock?

CARS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Contrarius Investment Management Ltd, Federated Hermes Inc., Sicart Associates LLC, Greenwich Wealth Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Baupost Group LLC MA, and Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc.. 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, Scott E Forbes, and Thomas Alex Vetter. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $6.55.

How big of a company is Cars.com?

Cars.com has a market capitalization of $437.61 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 5/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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