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

CAI International, Inc. (CAI): $55.82

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  • Momentum is the dimension where CAI ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 88.57% of US stocks.
  • CAI's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 48 weeks.
  • CAI ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 25th percentile.

CAI Stock Summary

  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for CAI is currently 3.09, higher than just 9.81% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • Of note is the ratio of CAI International Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 0.09% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For CAI, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by merely 0% of US equities we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to CAI International Inc are IRS, CRESY, SID, CEPU, and OBAS.
  • Visit CAI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's 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 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 28.02%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 87.82%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -94.65%.
CAI's revenue has moved up $67,082,000 over the prior 70 months.

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
2021-06-30 309.867 313.454 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
2020-03-31 418.335 259.793 4.485

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 82.66% of graded US stocks.
  • CAI's asset turnover comes in at 0.11 -- ranking 516th of 556 Business Services stocks.
  • EXTN, INTU, and RHI 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 $55.82 52-week high $56.22
Prev. close $55.82 52-week low $25.06
Day low $55.82 Volume 248,600
Day high $55.90 Avg. volume 299,637
50-day MA $55.87 Dividend yield 2.15%
200-day MA $45.14 Market Cap 968.92M

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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Yahoo | September 14, 2021

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Yahoo | September 8, 2021

CAI International (CAI) Hits 52-Week High, Can the Run Continue?

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Yahoo | September 3, 2021

CAI International, Inc. Stockholders Approve Merger Agreement for Acquisition by Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CAI International, Inc. (NYSE: CAI) (CAI or the Company), one of the worlds leading transportation finance companies, announced today that the Companys common stockholders, at a special meeting of the Companys common stockholders held earlier today (the Special Meeting), voted to adopt the previously announced merger agreement for the acquisition of the Company by Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc. (MHC). Under the terms of the merger agreement, the Companys

Business Wire | September 2, 2021

CAI International, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CAI International, Inc. (NYSE: CAI) (CAI or the Company), one of the worlds leading transportation finance companies, announced today that CAIs Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.30 per common share payable on September 27, 2021 to shareholders of record as of September 10, 2021. About CAI International, Inc. CAI is one of the worlds leading transportation finance companies. As of June 30, 2021, CAI operated a worldwide fleet of approximatel

Business Wire | August 27, 2021

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CAI Price Returns

1-mo 0.47%
3-mo 0.72%
6-mo 19.98%
1-year 123.27%
3-year 120.98%
5-year 635.20%
YTD 82.18%
2020 9.87%
2019 24.75%
2018 -17.97%
2017 226.64%
2016 -13.99%

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