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KAR Auction Services Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.29 (+1.95 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $15.19
50-Day Range
MA: $15.84
52-Week Range
Now: $15.19
Volume3.17 million shs
Average Volume2.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.96 billion
P/E Ratio79.95
Dividend YieldN/A
KAR Auction Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, 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, 2019, this segment had a network of 74 whole car auction facilities 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. It also provides wheel repair and hail catastrophe response services. The company 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 founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Carmel, Indiana.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.63 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-IndustryDiversified Support Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.78 billion
Cash Flow$2.51 per share
Book Value$12.81 per share


Net Income$188.50 million


Market Cap$1.96 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
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KAR Auction Services (NYSE:KAR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has KAR Auction Services' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

KAR Auction Services' stock was trading at $18.34 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KAR shares have decreased by 17.2% and is now trading at $15.19.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of KAR Auction Services?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KAR Auction Services in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is KAR Auction Services' next earnings date?

KAR Auction Services is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were KAR Auction Services' earnings last quarter?

KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 4th. The specialty retailer reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.18. The specialty retailer had revenue of $419 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $420.08 million. KAR Auction Services had a net margin of 1.05% and a return on equity of 5.72%. The firm's revenue was down 41.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.30 EPS.
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How often does KAR Auction Services pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for KAR Auction Services?

KAR Auction Services declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.19 per share on Friday, April 3rd. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.00%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 19th.
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What price target have analysts set for KAR?

9 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for KAR Auction Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate KAR Auction Services' share price to reach $21.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 39.3% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting KAR Auction Services?

KAR Auction Services saw a drop in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 6,190,000 shares, a drop of 13.9% from the September 15th total of 7,190,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,780,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.5 days. Approximately 4.8% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA), Exxon Mobil (XOM), The Boeing (BA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are KAR Auction Services' key executives?

KAR Auction Services' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James P. Hallett, Chairman & CEO (Age 67, Pay $1.63M)
  • Mr. Peter J. Kelly, Pres (Age 51, Pay $985.65k)
  • Mr. Eric M. Loughmiller, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $845.34k)
  • Mr. John C. Hammer, Chief Commercial Officer and Pres of ADESA (Age 49, Pay $896.54k)
  • Mr. Michael Eliason, VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.53%), Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC IN (0.26%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.12%), Jacobsen Capital Management (0.03%), Trellus Management Company LLC (0.03%) and National Investment Services of America LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own KAR Auction Services stock include Benjamin Skuy, Charles S Coleman, David Didomenico, Eric M Loughmiller, James P Hallett and Mark E Hill.
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Which major investors are selling KAR Auction Services stock?

KAR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC IN, Jacobsen Capital Management, Alpha Windward LLC, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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Which major investors are buying KAR Auction Services stock?

KAR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Trellus Management Company LLC, National Investment Services of America LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Avitas Wealth Management LLC, Mission Wealth Management LP, CHICAGO TRUST Co NA, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, and Peregrine Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought KAR Auction Services stock in the last two years include Benjamin Skuy, Charles S Coleman, David Didomenico, Eric M Loughmiller, James P Hallett, and Mark E Hill.
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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 $15.19.

How big of a company is KAR Auction Services?

KAR Auction Services has a market capitalization of $1.96 billion and generates $2.78 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $188.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.04 on an earnings per share basis. KAR Auction Services employs 15,300 workers across the globe.

What is KAR Auction Services' official website?

The official website for KAR Auction Services is www.karauctionservices.com.

How can I contact KAR Auction Services?

KAR Auction Services' mailing address is 11299 N. Illinois Street, CARMEL IN, 46032. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 800-923-3725 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 10/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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