CAI International, Inc. (CAI): Price and Financial Metrics

CAI International, Inc. (CAI): $56.00

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  • Growth is the dimension where CAI ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.23% of US stocks.
  • CAI's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving down over the last 52 weeks.
  • CAI's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 37.83% of US stocks).

CAI Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for CAI International Inc is higher than just 8.44% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Of note is the ratio of CAI International Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 0.02% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For CAI, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by just 0% of US equities we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to CAI International Inc are OBAS, SID, CSX, TCI, and CEPU.
  • CAI's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CAI International Inc's official web site, go to

CAI Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, CAI's EV/EBIT ratio is 18.69% lower, now standing at 17.4.
  • CAI's price/sales ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 174 months.
  • Over the past 174 months, CAI's EV/EBIT ratio has gone NA NA.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CAI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CAI 2021-08-26 3.1 1.3 10.3 17.4
CAI 2021-08-25 3.1 1.3 10.3 17.4
CAI 2021-08-24 3.1 1.3 10.3 17.4
CAI 2021-08-23 3.1 1.3 10.3 17.4
CAI 2021-08-20 3.1 1.3 10.3 17.4
CAI 2021-08-19 3.1 1.3 10.3 17.4

CAI Growth Metrics

  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -54.96%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 255.4%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -33.51%.
Over the past 15 months, CAI's revenue has gone down $56,842,000.

The table below shows CAI's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 331.642 338.489 132.462
2021-06-30 309.867 313.454 94.543
2021-03-31 299.897 292.68 55.974
2020-12-31 294.013 277.016 18.904
2020-09-30 359.966 264.044 12.507
2020-06-30 388.484 261.73 -7.683

CAI's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CAI has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 83.22% of graded US stocks.
  • CAI's asset turnover comes in at 0.11 -- ranking 520th of 563 Business Services stocks.
  • INTU, TRIP, and VVI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CAI.

The table below shows CAI's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.110 0.605 0.038
2021-03-31 0.108 0.580 0.030
2020-12-31 0.104 0.566 0.021
2020-09-30 0.124 0.474 0.021
2020-06-30 0.135 0.452 0.017
2020-03-31 0.143 0.435 0.020

CAI Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CAI, see our CAI price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $56.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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CAI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $56.00 52-week high $56.22
Prev. close $55.99 52-week low $30.04
Day low $55.98 Volume 207,700
Day high $56.01 Avg. volume 264,584
50-day MA $55.92 Dividend yield 2.14%
200-day MA $50.10 Market Cap 972.05M

CAI International, Inc. (CAI) Company Bio

CAI International operates as transportation finance and logistics company in the United States and internationally. It leases, re-leases, and disposes containers, and contracts for the repair, repositioning, and storage of containers. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in San Francisco, California.

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CAI International (NYSE:CAI) Issues Earnings Results

CAI International (NYSE:CAI) issued its earnings results on Friday. The transportation company reported $2.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts consensus estimates of $1.94 by $0.85, Fidelity Earnings reports. CAI International had a return on equity of 20.59% and a net margin of 31.60%. Shares of CAI opened at $55.95 on Monday. []

Dakota Financial News | November 8, 2021

Millennium Management LLC Increases Stake in CAI International, Inc. (NYSE:CAI)

Millennium Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of CAI International, Inc. (NYSE:CAI) by 831.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 653,935 shares of the transportation companys stock after buying an additional 583,756 shares during the period. Millennium Management []

Dakota Financial News | November 7, 2021

CAI International (CAI) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

CAI International (CAI) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | October 28, 2021

CAI International, Inc. (NYSE:CAI) Shares Bought by Caxton Associates LP

Caxton Associates LP boosted its stake in shares of CAI International, Inc. (NYSE:CAI) by 14.5% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 10,903 shares of the transportation companys stock after acquiring an additional 1,381 shares during the period. Caxton Associates LP owned about 0.06% of CAI []

Transcript Daily | October 27, 2021

Hedge Funds Are Piling Into CAI International Inc (CAI)

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Insider Monkey | October 25, 2021

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CAI Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 0.14%
6-mo 0.36%
1-year 63.04%
3-year 141.27%
5-year 328.53%
2021 0.00%
2020 9.87%
2019 24.75%
2018 -17.97%
2017 226.64%

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