CarMax (KMX) Competitors

$69.71
+1.83 (+2.70%)
(As of 04/23/2024 ET)

KMX vs. AN, SCI, ALV, AMCR, VIPS, TPX, ETSY, W, THO, and EXPE

Should you be buying CarMax stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of CarMax include AutoNation (AN), Service Co. International (SCI), Autoliv (ALV), Amcor (AMCR), Vipshop (VIPS), Tempur Sealy International (TPX), Etsy (ETSY), Wayfair (W), THOR Industries (THO), and Expedia Group (EXPE).

CarMax vs.

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

AutoNation currently has a consensus price target of $173.00, suggesting a potential upside of 10.64%. CarMax has a consensus price target of $77.42, suggesting a potential upside of 11.54%. Given AutoNation's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe CarMax is more favorable than AutoNation.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
AutoNation
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.57
CarMax
2 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.25

AutoNation has a beta of 1.24, suggesting that its share price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CarMax has a beta of 1.61, suggesting that its share price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500.

AutoNation has a net margin of 3.79% compared to AutoNation's net margin of 1.81%. CarMax's return on equity of 48.76% beat AutoNation's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
AutoNation3.79% 48.76% 9.24%
CarMax 1.81%7.26%1.60%

94.6% of AutoNation shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of AutoNation shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of CarMax shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

CarMax received 310 more outperform votes than AutoNation when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.87% of users gave CarMax an outperform vote while only 56.41% of users gave AutoNation an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
AutoNationOutperform Votes
374
56.41%
Underperform Votes
289
43.59%
CarMaxOutperform Votes
684
63.87%
Underperform Votes
387
36.13%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AutoNation$26.95B0.24$1.02B$22.676.87
CarMax$26.54B0.41$479.20M$3.0323.02

In the previous week, CarMax had 6 more articles in the media than AutoNation. MarketBeat recorded 18 mentions for CarMax and 12 mentions for AutoNation. CarMax's average media sentiment score of 0.20 beat AutoNation's score of 0.09 indicating that AutoNation is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
AutoNation
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
CarMax
5 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

AutoNation and CarMax tied by winning 9 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding KMX and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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KMX vs. The Competition

MetricCarMaxAutomotive dealers & gasoline service stations IndustryRetail SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$10.98B$6.54B$20.98B$17.46B
Dividend YieldN/A1.37%178.37%3.58%
P/E Ratio23.0216.6122.8221.86
Price / Sales0.410.976.3010.28
Price / Cash14.5916.1116.6714.95
Price / Book1.812.634.975.02
Net Income$479.20M$307.31M$725.03M$963.22M
7 Day Performance-0.09%3.49%1.70%1.90%
1 Month Performance-18.45%-2.45%-4.82%-1.99%
1 Year Performance0.85%59.22%3.07%95.73%

CarMax Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
AN
AutoNation
0.9127 of 5 stars
$154.45
+1.4%
$174.25
+12.8%
+15.9%$6.44B$26.95B6.8125,300Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
SCI
Service Co. International
3.0101 of 5 stars
$69.27
-0.7%
$75.00
+8.3%
-1.4%$10.15B$4.10B19.6817,612
ALV
Autoliv
3.9487 of 5 stars
$115.63
-0.2%
$115.18
-0.4%
+34.6%$9.42B$10.48B20.1162,567Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Positive News
AMCR
Amcor
3.3723 of 5 stars
$8.83
-1.3%
$10.40
+17.8%
-18.4%$12.76B$14.69B20.0641,000Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Positive News
VIPS
Vipshop
4.4826 of 5 stars
$15.72
-2.7%
$21.13
+34.4%
+4.5%$9.21B$15.90B7.746,815News Coverage
TPX
Tempur Sealy International
4.3378 of 5 stars
$49.92
-0.2%
$62.71
+25.6%
+35.6%$8.67B$4.93B24.1212,000Positive News
ETSY
Etsy
4.3556 of 5 stars
$68.36
+2.4%
$87.84
+28.5%
-34.9%$8.10B$2.75B30.522,420
W
Wayfair
4.1049 of 5 stars
$55.34
-1.9%
$77.03
+39.2%
+48.5%$6.66B$12.00B-8.4912,800Analyst Report
THO
THOR Industries
3.518 of 5 stars
$99.84
-2.8%
$104.00
+4.2%
+27.5%$5.32B$11.12B19.8124,900
EXPE
Expedia Group
4.8598 of 5 stars
$128.94
+0.2%
$149.12
+15.7%
+40.3%$17.57B$12.84B23.9717,100News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:KMX) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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