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Volume1,524 shs
Average Volume561,465 shs
Market Capitalization$926.69 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.41

Competitors

Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) Vs. CARG, RAMP, EVTC, SSTK, EGHT, and LTRPB

Should you be buying CARS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "data processing & preparation" are considered alternatives and competitors to Cars.com, including CarGurus (CARG), LiveRamp (RAMP), EVERTEC (EVTC), Shutterstock (SSTK), 8X8 (EGHT), and Liberty TripAdvisor (LTRPB).

CarGurus (NASDAQ:CARG) and Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for CarGurus and Cars.com, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CarGurus04702.64
Cars.com01602.86

CarGurus currently has a consensus target price of $33.70, suggesting a potential upside of 17.63%. Cars.com has a consensus target price of $14.00, suggesting a potential upside of 4.32%. Given CarGurus' higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe CarGurus is more favorable than Cars.com.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

79.4% of CarGurus shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.6% of Cars.com shares are held by institutional investors. 24.4% of CarGurus shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Cars.com shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares CarGurus and Cars.com's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CarGurus11.75%24.71%17.32%
Cars.com-151.54%17.78%7.01%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares CarGurus and Cars.com's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CarGurus$588.92 million5.70$42.15 million$0.3875.58
Cars.com$606.68 million1.51$-445,320,000.00$1.459.21

CarGurus has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Cars.com. Cars.com is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CarGurus, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

CarGurus has a beta of 1.99, indicating that its share price is 99% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cars.com has a beta of 2.41, indicating that its share price is 141% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

CarGurus beats Cars.com on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP) and Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) are both business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares LiveRamp and Cars.com's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
LiveRamp$380.57 million8.73$-124,510,000.00($1.85)-26.83
Cars.com$606.68 million1.51$-445,320,000.00$1.459.21

LiveRamp has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Cars.com. LiveRamp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cars.com, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for LiveRamp and Cars.com, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
LiveRamp01802.89
Cars.com01602.86

LiveRamp currently has a consensus target price of $86.7778, suggesting a potential upside of 74.88%. Cars.com has a consensus target price of $14.00, suggesting a potential upside of 4.32%. Given LiveRamp's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe LiveRamp is more favorable than Cars.com.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

97.1% of LiveRamp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.6% of Cars.com shares are held by institutional investors. 5.3% of LiveRamp shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Cars.com shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares LiveRamp and Cars.com's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
LiveRamp-21.33%-7.60%-6.44%
Cars.com-151.54%17.78%7.01%

Volatility and Risk

LiveRamp has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cars.com has a beta of 2.41, indicating that its share price is 141% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

LiveRamp beats Cars.com on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

EVERTEC (NYSE:EVTC) and Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) are both business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares EVERTEC and Cars.com's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
EVERTEC19.30%47.02%13.11%
Cars.com-151.54%17.78%7.01%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

80.2% of EVERTEC shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.6% of Cars.com shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of EVERTEC shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Cars.com shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares EVERTEC and Cars.com's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
EVERTEC$487.37 million6.48$103.47 million$1.8124.17
Cars.com$606.68 million1.51$-445,320,000.00$1.459.21

EVERTEC has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Cars.com. Cars.com is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than EVERTEC, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for EVERTEC and Cars.com, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
EVERTEC12302.33
Cars.com01602.86

EVERTEC currently has a consensus target price of $41.6667, suggesting a potential downside of 4.67%. Cars.com has a consensus target price of $14.00, suggesting a potential upside of 4.32%. Given Cars.com's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Cars.com is more favorable than EVERTEC.

Risk & Volatility

EVERTEC has a beta of 1.14, indicating that its stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cars.com has a beta of 2.41, indicating that its stock price is 141% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

EVERTEC beats Cars.com on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Shutterstock (NYSE:SSTK) and Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Shutterstock and Cars.com's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Shutterstock7.70%15.13%8.21%
Cars.com-151.54%17.78%7.01%

Risk & Volatility

Shutterstock has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cars.com has a beta of 2.41, indicating that its share price is 141% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Shutterstock and Cars.com, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Shutterstock00503.00
Cars.com01602.86

Shutterstock presently has a consensus target price of $94.50, suggesting a potential upside of 9.14%. Cars.com has a consensus target price of $14.00, suggesting a potential upside of 4.32%. Given Shutterstock's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Shutterstock is more favorable than Cars.com.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

64.1% of Shutterstock shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.6% of Cars.com shares are owned by institutional investors. 46.8% of Shutterstock shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Cars.com shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Shutterstock and Cars.com's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Shutterstock$650.52 million4.87$20.11 million$0.74117.00
Cars.com$606.68 million1.51$-445,320,000.00$1.459.21

Shutterstock has higher revenue and earnings than Cars.com. Cars.com is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Shutterstock, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Shutterstock beats Cars.com on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

8X8 (NYSE:EGHT) and Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares 8X8 and Cars.com's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
8X8-36.15%-68.68%-18.67%
Cars.com-151.54%17.78%7.01%

Risk & Volatility

8X8 has a beta of 0.98, suggesting that its stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cars.com has a beta of 2.41, suggesting that its stock price is 141% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for 8X8 and Cars.com, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
8X816702.43
Cars.com01602.86

8X8 currently has a consensus price target of $32.3077, suggesting a potential upside of 32.30%. Cars.com has a consensus price target of $14.00, suggesting a potential upside of 4.32%. Given 8X8's higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe 8X8 is more favorable than Cars.com.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

94.4% of 8X8 shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.6% of Cars.com shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.0% of 8X8 shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Cars.com shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares 8X8 and Cars.com's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
8X8$446.24 million5.88$-172,370,000.00($1.29)-18.91
Cars.com$606.68 million1.51$-445,320,000.00$1.459.21

8X8 has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Cars.com. 8X8 is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cars.com, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Cars.com beats 8X8 on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Liberty TripAdvisor (NASDAQ:LTRPB) and Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

Liberty TripAdvisor has a beta of 8.03, suggesting that its stock price is 703% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cars.com has a beta of 2.41, suggesting that its stock price is 141% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Liberty TripAdvisor and Cars.com's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Liberty TripAdvisor$1.56 billion1.60$-22,000,000.00N/AN/A
Cars.com$606.68 million1.51$-445,320,000.00$1.459.21

Liberty TripAdvisor has higher revenue and earnings than Cars.com.

Profitability

This table compares Liberty TripAdvisor and Cars.com's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Liberty TripAdvisor-32.00%10.43%6.24%
Cars.com-151.54%17.78%7.01%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.6% of Cars.com shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Cars.com shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Liberty TripAdvisor and Cars.com, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Liberty TripAdvisor0000N/A
Cars.com01602.86

Cars.com has a consensus price target of $14.00, suggesting a potential upside of 4.32%. Given Cars.com's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Cars.com is more favorable than Liberty TripAdvisor.

Summary

Cars.com beats Liberty TripAdvisor on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Cars.com Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
CarGurus logo
CARG
CarGurus
1.7$28.72+3.3%$3.24 billion$588.92 million49.52Insider Selling
LiveRamp logo
RAMP
LiveRamp
1.7$49.64+2.4%$3.24 billion$380.57 million-37.89
EVERTEC logo
EVTC
EVERTEC
1.7$43.75+0.1%$3.15 billion$487.37 million33.14
Shutterstock logo
SSTK
Shutterstock
1.6$86.58+4.8%$3.01 billion$650.52 million62.29
8X8 logo
EGHT
8X8
1.8$24.40+0.8%$2.64 billion$446.24 million-14.10Earnings Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
Liberty TripAdvisor logo
LTRPB
Liberty TripAdvisor
0.1$33.10+4.6%$2.49 billion$1.56 billion-8.69
SciPlay logo
SCPL
SciPlay
1.8$15.81+0.7%$1.98 billion$465.80 million17.97Earnings Announcement
Analyst Revision
Global Blue Group logo
GB
Global Blue Group
0.8$10.06+0.5%$1.82 billionN/A0.00
Yext logo
YEXT
Yext
1.6$12.71+4.2%$1.54 billion$298.83 million-11.45Gap Up
CSG Systems International logo
CSGS
CSG Systems International
1.9$45.44+0.1%$1.50 billion$996.81 million21.64Analyst Downgrade
trivago logo
TRVG
trivago
1.0$3.75+9.1%$1.21 billion$939.36 million-5.07Analyst Report
Gap Up
So-Young International logo
SY
So-Young International
1.1$8.68+9.8%$847.00 million$165.42 million217.00Upcoming Earnings
Gap Up
Tucows logo
TCX
Tucows
0.9$79.61+0.0%$845.99 million$337.14 million90.47Analyst Report
Sohu.com logo
SOHU
Sohu.com
1.4$17.88+4.4%$671.74 million$1.85 billion-4.76News Coverage
Gap Up
Veritone logo
VERI
Veritone
1.2$18.26+4.8%$568.38 million$49.65 million-9.56Gap Up
Brightcove logo
BCOV
Brightcove
2.0$13.55+2.4%$533.82 million$184.46 million-36.62Gap Up
IBEX logo
IBEX
IBEX
1.4$22.06+2.4%$396.08 million$405.14 million26.26Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
ZIX logo
ZIXI
ZIX
1.9$6.93+3.6%$380.26 million$173.43 million-22.35
Ooma logo
OOMA
Ooma
1.6$16.05+0.4%$371.14 million$151.59 million-80.25Gap Up
Liberty TripAdvisor logo
LTRPA
Liberty TripAdvisor
1.0$4.96+7.3%$345.93 million$1.56 billion-1.30
Leaf Group logo
LEAF
Leaf Group
1.0$8.40+0.2%$301.95 million$154.96 million-19.09Analyst Report
GTY Technology logo
GTYH
GTY Technology
1.5$6.10+14.9%$286.13 million$36.44 million-8.71Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
Gap Up
Castlight Health logo
CSLT
Castlight Health
0.7$1.76+0.0%$277.42 million$143.31 million-3.59
NantHealth logo
NH
NantHealth
1.0$2.37+5.1%$255.15 million$95.96 million-5.39
BLCT
BlueCity
1.4$6.56+3.8%$224.96 million$107.18 million0.00Gap Up
SJ
Scienjoy
1.8$7.25+4.6%$212.89 millionN/A7.97Upcoming Earnings
GSMG
Glory Star New Media Group
0.0$3.64+3.3%$203.76 millionN/A0.00Upcoming Earnings
Gap Up
Renren logo
RENN
Renren
0.5$10.34+15.2%$201.10 million$349.78 million0.00Gap Up
Innodata logo
INOD
Innodata
0.4$6.16+3.2%$156.85 million$55.86 million-308.00Insider Selling
News Coverage
Gap Up
CooTek (Cayman) logo
CTK
CooTek (Cayman)
1.0$1.93+4.1%$113.25 million$177.88 million-3.33News Coverage
Gap Up
Park City Group logo
PCYG
Park City Group
0.7$5.32+0.4%$103.66 million$20.04 million66.51Upcoming Earnings
Fang logo
SFUN
Fang
0.6$11.44+0.3%$102.66 million$219.71 million-2.06
WISeKey International logo
WKEY
WISeKey International
1.8$7.54+7.2%$93.65 million$22.65 million-2.36
Phunware logo
PHUN
Phunware
1.3$1.20+4.2%$81.89 million$19.15 million-2.55Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
Akerna logo
KERN
Akerna
1.4$3.48+2.9%$73.00 million$12.57 million-2.27Earnings Announcement
Greenpro Capital logo
GRNQ
Greenpro Capital
0.8$1.19+5.0%$70.18 million$4.49 million0.00Gap Up
MFH
Mercurity Fintech
0.7$6.58+2.3%$62.08 million$1.74 million0.00
Support.com logo
SPRT
Support.com
0.4$2.83+12.4%$59.74 million$63.33 million94.36Gap Up
Net Element logo
NETE
Net Element
0.7$10.17+8.5%$48.49 million$65 million0.00Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Up
Sphere 3D logo
ANY
Sphere 3D
0.6$1.45+1.4%$17.91 million$5.58 million-1.07
Marin Software logo
MRIN
Marin Software
0.6$1.40+2.1%$15.03 million$49.04 million-0.80
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