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$121.35
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$121.29
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$121.78
50-Day Range
$104.64
MA: $119.06
$127.79
52-Week Range
$37.59
Now: $121.35
$128.58
Volume135 shs
Average Volume1.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$19.72 billion
P/E Ratio26.73
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.76

Competitors

CarMax (NYSE:KMX) Vs. ORLY, AZO, AAP, LAD, AN, and PAG

Should you be buying KMX stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "automotive retail" are considered alternatives and competitors to CarMax, including O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY), AutoZone (AZO), Advance Auto Parts (AAP), Lithia Motors (LAD), AutoNation (AN), and Penske Automotive Group (PAG).

O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) and CarMax (NYSE:KMX) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for O'Reilly Automotive and CarMax, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
O'Reilly Automotive081312.68
CarMax211212.75

O'Reilly Automotive currently has a consensus price target of $480.35, indicating a potential upside of 6.45%. CarMax has a consensus price target of $109.8750, indicating a potential downside of 9.49%. Given O'Reilly Automotive's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe O'Reilly Automotive is more favorable than CarMax.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

82.0% of O'Reilly Automotive shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.6% of CarMax shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of O'Reilly Automotive shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.1% of CarMax shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares O'Reilly Automotive and CarMax's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
O'Reilly Automotive14.96%373.35%14.63%
CarMax4.01%20.30%3.77%

Risk and Volatility

O'Reilly Automotive has a beta of 0.98, indicating that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CarMax has a beta of 1.76, indicating that its share price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares O'Reilly Automotive and CarMax's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
O'Reilly Automotive$10.15 billion3.21$1.39 billion$17.8825.17
CarMax$20.32 billion0.97$888.43 million$5.3322.77

O'Reilly Automotive has higher earnings, but lower revenue than CarMax. CarMax is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than O'Reilly Automotive, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

O'Reilly Automotive beats CarMax on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

CarMax (NYSE:KMX) and AutoZone (NYSE:AZO) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for CarMax and AutoZone, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CarMax211212.75
AutoZone031622.95

CarMax currently has a consensus target price of $109.8750, indicating a potential downside of 9.49%. AutoZone has a consensus target price of $1,329.75, indicating a potential upside of 13.71%. Given AutoZone's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe AutoZone is more favorable than CarMax.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

97.6% of CarMax shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.6% of AutoZone shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of CarMax shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.8% of AutoZone shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares CarMax and AutoZone's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CarMax4.01%20.30%3.77%
AutoZone14.05%-139.08%13.33%

Volatility & Risk

CarMax has a beta of 1.76, meaning that its share price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AutoZone has a beta of 0.83, meaning that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares CarMax and AutoZone's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CarMax$20.32 billion0.97$888.43 million$5.3322.77
AutoZone$12.63 billion2.13$1.73 billion$71.9316.44

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

Summary

AutoZone beats CarMax on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

CarMax (NYSE:KMX) and Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for CarMax and Advance Auto Parts, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CarMax211212.75
Advance Auto Parts371102.38

CarMax currently has a consensus target price of $109.8750, indicating a potential downside of 9.49%. Advance Auto Parts has a consensus target price of $154.9524, indicating a potential downside of 4.74%. Given Advance Auto Parts' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Advance Auto Parts is more favorable than CarMax.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

97.6% of CarMax shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.9% of Advance Auto Parts shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of CarMax shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.1% of Advance Auto Parts shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares CarMax and Advance Auto Parts' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CarMax4.01%20.30%3.77%
Advance Auto Parts4.84%15.75%4.86%

Volatility & Risk

CarMax has a beta of 1.76, meaning that its share price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Advance Auto Parts has a beta of 1.27, meaning that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares CarMax and Advance Auto Parts' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CarMax$20.32 billion0.97$888.43 million$5.3322.77
Advance Auto Parts$9.71 billion1.10$486.90 million$8.1919.91

CarMax has higher revenue and earnings than Advance Auto Parts. Advance Auto Parts is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CarMax, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

CarMax beats Advance Auto Parts on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

CarMax (NYSE:KMX) and Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for CarMax and Lithia Motors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CarMax211212.75
Lithia Motors15502.36

CarMax currently has a consensus target price of $109.8750, indicating a potential downside of 9.49%. Lithia Motors has a consensus target price of $327.4545, indicating a potential downside of 14.40%. Given CarMax's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe CarMax is more favorable than Lithia Motors.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

97.6% of CarMax shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.4% of Lithia Motors shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of CarMax shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.0% of Lithia Motors shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares CarMax and Lithia Motors' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CarMax4.01%20.30%3.77%
Lithia Motors2.82%23.52%6.02%

Volatility & Risk

CarMax has a beta of 1.76, meaning that its share price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lithia Motors has a beta of 1.88, meaning that its share price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares CarMax and Lithia Motors' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CarMax$20.32 billion0.97$888.43 million$5.3322.77
Lithia Motors$12.67 billion0.80$271.50 million$11.7632.42

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

Summary

CarMax beats Lithia Motors on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

CarMax (NYSE:KMX) and AutoNation (NYSE:AN) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for CarMax and AutoNation, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CarMax211212.75
AutoNation15302.22

CarMax currently has a consensus target price of $109.8750, indicating a potential downside of 9.49%. AutoNation has a consensus target price of $63.50, indicating a potential downside of 17.12%. Given CarMax's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe CarMax is more favorable than AutoNation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

97.6% of CarMax shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.4% of AutoNation shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of CarMax shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.1% of AutoNation shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares CarMax and AutoNation's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CarMax4.01%20.30%3.77%
AutoNation1.92%17.17%5.35%

Volatility & Risk

CarMax has a beta of 1.76, meaning that its share price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AutoNation has a beta of 1.57, meaning that its share price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares CarMax and AutoNation's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CarMax$20.32 billion0.97$888.43 million$5.3322.77
AutoNation$21.34 billion0.30$450 million$4.5516.84

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

Summary

CarMax beats AutoNation on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

CarMax (NYSE:KMX) and Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for CarMax and Penske Automotive Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CarMax211212.75
Penske Automotive Group02602.75

CarMax currently has a consensus target price of $109.8750, indicating a potential downside of 9.49%. Penske Automotive Group has a consensus target price of $65.8889, indicating a potential downside of 5.56%. Given Penske Automotive Group's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Penske Automotive Group is more favorable than CarMax.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

97.6% of CarMax shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.1% of Penske Automotive Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of CarMax shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 44.1% of Penske Automotive Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares CarMax and Penske Automotive Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CarMax4.01%20.30%3.77%
Penske Automotive Group2.17%15.09%3.20%

Volatility & Risk

CarMax has a beta of 1.76, meaning that its share price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Penske Automotive Group has a beta of 1.61, meaning that its share price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares CarMax and Penske Automotive Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CarMax$20.32 billion0.97$888.43 million$5.3322.77
Penske Automotive Group$23.18 billion0.24$435.80 million$5.2813.21

CarMax has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Penske Automotive Group. Penske Automotive Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CarMax, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

CarMax beats Penske Automotive Group on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


CarMax Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
O'Reilly Automotive logo
ORLY
O'Reilly Automotive
1.4$450.04-0.3%$32.69 billion$10.15 billion20.10Insider Selling
AutoZone logo
AZO
AutoZone
1.8$1,182.48-1.1%$26.61 billion$12.63 billion15.49Earnings Announcement
Advance Auto Parts logo
AAP
Advance Auto Parts
1.9$163.07-0.3%$10.66 billion$9.71 billion23.70Analyst Upgrade
Lithia Motors logo
LAD
Lithia Motors
2.6$381.23-0.5%$10.10 billion$12.67 billion25.25Analyst Report
Insider Selling
AutoNation logo
AN
AutoNation
1.0$76.62-0.5%$6.27 billion$21.34 billion17.45
Penske Automotive Group logo
PAG
Penske Automotive Group
2.0$69.77-0.3%$5.59 billion$23.18 billion12.64Gap Down
Asbury Automotive Group logo
ABG
Asbury Automotive Group
1.4$172.15-1.6%$3.32 billion$7.21 billion15.94Gap Down
Group 1 Automotive logo
GPI
Group 1 Automotive
1.3$156.99-2.9%$2.88 billion$12.04 billion12.42Gap Down
Monro logo
MNRO
Monro
1.3$64.86-0.4%$2.16 billion$1.26 billion71.28
Sonic Automotive logo
SAH
Sonic Automotive
1.4$47.55-3.0%$2.00 billion$10.45 billion-29.91
Prospect Capital logo
PBY
Prospect Capital
0.5$25.50-1.0%$1.38 billionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
America's Car-Mart logo
CRMT
America's Car-Mart
1.5$139.70-3.4%$925.51 million$744.61 million15.42
This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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