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Lots of sound and fury on US debt, but not a crisis — yet
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Is Buying an Aged Corporation a Good Idea?
Is This The End of Capitalism? (Ad)
MarketBeat Week in Review – 1/23- 1/27
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The Next Big Crisis Is Here (Ad)
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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Is This The End of Capitalism? (Ad)
Lots of sound and fury on US debt, but not a crisis — yet
Wall Street adds more to its big January after strong week
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DOW   32,920.46
QQQ   296.26
Is Buying an Aged Corporation a Good Idea?
Is This The End of Capitalism? (Ad)
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NYSE:KAR

KAR Auction Services - KAR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$14.44
+0.12 (+0.84%)
(As of 01/27/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$14.20
$14.58
50-Day Range
$12.52
$14.53
52-Week Range
$11.15
$22.10
Volume
368,722 shs
Average Volume
562,405 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.57 billion
P/E Ratio
14.44
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$19.40

KAR Auction Services MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.20 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
34.3% Upside
$19.40 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
6.49% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-2.36
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.77mentions of KAR Auction Services in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
193.10%
From $0.29 to $0.85 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.31 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

71st out of 215 stocks

Automotive Dealers & Gasoline Service Stations Industry

6th out of 24 stocks


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About KAR Auction Services (NYSE:KAR) Stock

KAR Auction Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides used vehicle auctions and related vehicle remarketing services for the automotive industry in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. The company operates through two segments, ADESA Auctions and AFC. The ADESA Auctions segment offers whole car auctions and related services to the vehicle remarketing industry through online auctions and auction facilities. It also provides value-added services, such as auction related, transportation, reconditioning, inspection, title and repossession administration and remarketing, vehicle research, and analytical services, as well as data as a service. This segment sells its products and services through vehicle manufacturers, fleet companies, rental car companies, finance companies, and others. As of December 31, 2021, this segment had a network of approximately 70 vehicle logistics center locations in North America. The AFC segment offers floorplan financing, a short-term inventory-secured financing to independent used vehicle dealers; and sells vehicle service contracts. The company provides wheel repair and hail catastrophe response services. It serves vehicle manufacturers, vehicle rental companies, financial institutions, commercial fleets and fleet management companies, and dealer customers. The company was formerly known as KAR Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to KAR Auction Services, Inc. in November 2009. KAR Auction Services, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Carmel, Indiana.

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KAR Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/01/2022
Today
1/28/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/15/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-Industry
Diversified Support Services
CUSIP
48238T10
Employees
9,600
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$19.40
High Stock Price Forecast
$22.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$17.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+34.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.20
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$66.50 million
Pretax Margin
3.48%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.25 billion
Cash Flow
$2.68 per share
Book Value
$12.49 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
106,730,000
Market Cap
$1.57 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.45

Key Executives

  • Mr. James P. Hallett (Age 70)
    Exec. Chairman
    Comp: $1.04M
  • Mr. Peter J. Kelly (Age 54)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $977.93k
  • Mr. Eric M. Loughmiller CPA (Age 63)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $714.25k
  • Mr. James P. Coyle (Age 42)
    Exec. VP & Chief Digital Officer
    Comp: $490.23k
  • Mr. Justin T. Davis (Age 37)
    Pres of BacklotCars
    Comp: $399.64k
  • Mr. Sriram Subrahmanyam
    EVP of Operations & Pres of KAR Services Group
  • Mr. Scott A. Anderson (Age 57)
    VP, Controller & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Michael Eliason
    VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Mr. Charles S. Coleman (Age 51)
    Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec.
  • Mr. Tobin Richer
    Sr. VP of Marketing & Communications













KAR Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell KAR Auction Services stock right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KAR Auction Services in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" KAR shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in KAR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is KAR Auction Services' stock price forecast for 2023?

5 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for KAR Auction Services' stock. Their KAR share price forecasts range from $17.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $19.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 34.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have KAR shares performed in 2023?

KAR Auction Services' stock was trading at $13.05 at the start of the year. Since then, KAR shares have increased by 10.7% and is now trading at $14.44.
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Are investors shorting KAR Auction Services?

KAR Auction Services saw a decrease in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 6,930,000 shares, a decrease of 12.4% from the December 31st total of 7,910,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 811,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 8.5 days. Approximately 6.5% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is KAR Auction Services' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 15th 2023.
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How were KAR Auction Services' earnings last quarter?

KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 1st. The specialty retailer reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.10. The specialty retailer had revenue of $393 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $393.02 million. KAR Auction Services had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 2.27% and a net margin of 12.34%.

What is James P. Hallett's approval rating as KAR Auction Services' CEO?

90 employees have rated KAR Auction Services Chief Executive Officer James P. Hallett on Glassdoor.com. James P. Hallett has an approval rating of 78% among the company's employees.

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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Boeing (BA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Bank of America (BAC).

What is KAR Auction Services' stock symbol?

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

Who are KAR Auction Services' major shareholders?

KAR Auction Services' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Shufro Rose & Co. LLC (0.69%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.39%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Yousif Capital Management LLC (0.06%), Comerica Bank (0.06%) and New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.06%). Insiders that own company stock include Benjamin Skuy, Charles S Coleman, David Didomenico, Eric M Loughmiller, J Mark Howell, James P Hallett, Mary Ellen Smith, Michael T Kestner and Peter J Kelly.
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How do I buy shares of KAR Auction Services?

Shares of KAR 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 KAR Auction Services' stock price today?

One share of KAR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.44.

How much money does KAR Auction Services make?

KAR Auction Services (NYSE:KAR) has a market capitalization of $1.57 billion and generates $2.25 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $66.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.00 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does KAR Auction Services have?

The company employs 9,600 workers across the globe.

How can I contact KAR Auction Services?

KAR Auction Services' mailing address is 11299 N. Illinois Street, CARMEL IN, 46032. The official website for the company is www.karauctionservices.com. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at (800) 923-3725, via email at mike.eliason@karauctionservices.com, or via fax at 317-843-4898.

This page (NYSE:KAR) was last updated on 1/28/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff