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NYSE:KAR - KAR Auction Services Stock Price, Forecast & News

$22.47
+0.06 (+0.27 %)
(As of 02/16/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$22.29
Now: $22.47
$22.55
50-Day Range
$20.77
MA: $21.85
$22.47
52-Week Range
$16.41
Now: $22.47
$28.61
Volume2.04 million shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio12.77
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
KAR Auction Services, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides used car auction and salvage auction services in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. The company operates through three segments: ADESA Auctions, IAA, and AFC. The ADESA Auctions segment offers whole car auctions and related services to the vehicle remarketing industry through online auctions and auction facilities. Read More…

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Sub-IndustryDiversified Support Services
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CUSIP48238T10
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Employees18,400
Next Earnings Date2/18/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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KAR Auction Services (NYSE:KAR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is KAR Auction Services' stock symbol?

KAR Auction Services trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KAR."

How often does KAR Auction Services pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for KAR Auction Services?

KAR Auction Services announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.19 per share on Friday, January 3rd. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.38%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 19th. View KAR Auction Services' Dividend History.

How were KAR Auction Services' earnings last quarter?

KAR Auction Services Inc (NYSE:KAR) released its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 5th. The specialty retailer reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.39 by $0.04. The specialty retailer had revenue of $701.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $697.46 million. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 14.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.70 earnings per share. View KAR Auction Services' Earnings History.

When is KAR Auction Services' next earnings date?

KAR Auction Services is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 18th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for KAR Auction Services.

How can I listen to KAR Auction Services' earnings call?

KAR Auction Services will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 18th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for KAR?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for KAR Auction Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate KAR Auction Services' share price to reach $32.92 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 46.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for KAR Auction Services.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for KAR Auction Services?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KAR Auction Services in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for KAR Auction Services.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about KAR Auction Services stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about KAR Auction Services stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "KAR Auction Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a used vehicle and salvage auto auction company in North America. The company operates in three segments: ADESA, IAAI, and AFC. The ADESA segment provides whole car auctions and related services to commercial fleet operators, financial institutions, rental car companies, used vehicle dealers, vehicle manufacturers and their captive finance companies, and franchised and independent used vehicle dealers. This segment also provides value-added ancillary services, such as inspections, storage, transportation, reconditioning and titling, and other administrative services. The IAAI segment offers salvage vehicle auctions and related services. The AFC segment offers short-term and inventory-secured financing, known as floorplan financing, to independent used vehicle dealers. KAR Auction Services, Inc. is headquartered in Carmel, Indiana. " (1/14/2020)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We believe AFC represents a competitive advantage for KAR as it relates to the company’s independent dealer base who, through AFC, are focused on the franchise dealer market." (6/28/2019)

Has KAR Auction Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about KAR stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. KAR Auction Services earned a news impact score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for KAR Auction Services.

Are investors shorting KAR Auction Services?

KAR Auction Services saw a decrease in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 17,370,000 shares, a decrease of 12.8% from the January 15th total of 19,910,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,170,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 8.0 days. Approximately 13.6% of the company's shares are sold short. View KAR Auction Services' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of KAR Auction Services' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of KAR Auction Services own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other KAR Auction Services investors own include Verizon Communications (VZ), Alibaba Group (BABA), Home Depot (HD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), CVS Health (CVS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Procter & Gamble (PG), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

Who are KAR Auction Services' key executives?

KAR Auction Services' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James P. Hallett, Chairman & CEO (Age 66)
  • Mr. Eric M. Loughmiller, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Ms. Rebecca C. Polak, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. and Pres of TradeRev (Age 48)
  • Mr. Donald S. Gottwald, Chief Strategy Officer and Pres of Digital, Data & Mobility Solutions (Age 52)
  • Mr. John W. Kett, CEO & Pres of Insurance Auto Auctions (Age 55)

Who are KAR Auction Services' major shareholders?

KAR Auction Services' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Boston Partners (3.76%), Schroder Investment Management Group (2.83%), State Street Corp (2.53%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.77%), FMR LLC (1.74%) and Bank of America Corp DE (1.66%). Company insiders that own KAR Auction Services stock include Benjamin Skuy, Donald S Gottwald, James E Money II, James P Hallett, Lisa A Price, Mark E Hill and Rebecca C Polak. View Institutional Ownership Trends for KAR Auction Services.

Which institutional investors are selling KAR Auction Services stock?

KAR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Maverick Capital Ltd., Mawer Investment Management Ltd., Principal Financial Group Inc., Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Fiera Capital Corp, Bessemer Group Inc., Boston Financial Mangement LLC and Renaissance Technologies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for KAR Auction Services.

Which institutional investors are buying KAR Auction Services stock?

KAR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Michigan Retirement System, Schroder Investment Management Group, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Alta Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Advisory Research Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for KAR Auction Services.

How do I buy shares of KAR Auction Services?

Shares of KAR 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 KAR Auction Services' stock price today?

One share of KAR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.47.


MarketBeat Community Rating for KAR Auction Services (NYSE KAR)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  582 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  405 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  987
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about KAR Auction Services and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KAR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KAR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/16/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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