Cars.com Inc. (CARS): Price and Financial Metrics

Cars.com Inc. (CARS): $17.53

0.47 (-2.61%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Momentum

C

Stability

B

Sentiment

Quality

C

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Industry: Auto Dealers & Rentals

Industry

D

Ranked

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CARS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $17.53 52-week high $22.84
Prev. close $18.00 52-week low $14.82
Day low $17.26 Volume 374,700
Day high $18.16 Avg. volume 304,043
50-day MA $18.33 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $18.58 Market Cap 1.16B

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CARS POWR Grades

  • Value is the dimension where CARS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 87.83% of US stocks.
  • CARS's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 26 weeks.
  • CARS's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 65.15% of US stocks).

CARS Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 9.81, CARSCOM INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 22.49% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Over the past twelve months, CARS has reported earnings growth of 76.89%, putting it ahead of 87.12% of US stocks in our set.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for CARS comes in at 7.69% -- higher than that of 79% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to CARSCOM INC are SHPW, OPK, TWOU, HCTI, and AGCO.
  • Visit CARS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.cars.com.

CARS Valuation Summary

  • CARS's EV/EBIT ratio is 25.4; this is 66.01% higher than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 80 months, CARS's price/sales ratio has gone down 1.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CARS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CARS 2023-12-29 1.9 2.6 10.4 25.4
CARS 2023-12-28 1.9 2.7 10.7 25.8
CARS 2023-12-27 1.9 2.7 10.7 25.9
CARS 2023-12-26 1.9 2.7 10.8 26.1
CARS 2023-12-22 1.9 2.7 10.8 26.0
CARS 2023-12-21 1.9 2.7 10.8 26.1

CARS'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.
  • CARS has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 66.32% of graded US stocks.
  • CARS's asset turnover comes in at 0.577 -- ranking 276th of 561 Business Services stocks.
  • TYL, CASS, and VVI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CARS.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.577 0.821 0.104
2021-03-31 0.519 0.813 0.050
2020-12-31 0.489 0.815 -1.257
2020-09-30 0.403 0.819 -1.242
2020-06-30 0.345 0.822 -1.836
2020-03-31 0.305 0.833 -1.783

Cars.com Inc. (CARS) Company Bio


Cars.com is a leading online destination that helps car shoppers and owners buy, sell and service their vehicles. The company is one of the largest digital automotive platform that features new and used vehicle listings, a comprehensive set of research tools and a database of consumer reviews. Cars.com companies include DealerRater, Auto.com, PickupTrucks.com and NewCars.com. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Chicago.


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Latest CARS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about CARSCOM INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CARS as an investment opportunity.

There's Reason For Concern Over Cars.com Inc.'s (NYSE:CARS) Price

It's not a stretch to say that Cars.com Inc.'s ( NYSE:CARS ) price-to-sales (or "P/S") ratio of 1.8x right now seems...

Yahoo | December 18, 2023

Insider Sell Alert: CFO Sonia Jain Sells 22,328 Shares of Cars.com Inc

In a notable insider transaction, CFO Sonia Jain of Cars.com Inc (NYSE:CARS) sold 22,328 shares of the company's stock on November 30, 2023.

Yahoo | December 2, 2023

Insider Sell Alert: CFO Sonia Jain Sells 39,191 Shares of Cars.com Inc

In a notable insider transaction, CFO Sonia Jain of Cars.com Inc (NYSE:CARS) sold 39,191 shares of the company's stock on November 28, 2023.

Yahoo | November 30, 2023

13 Million Reviews Don't Lie: Cars.com Reveals Top Automakers With the Best Reputation

Cars.com Inc. (NYSE: CARS) (d/b/a "Cars Commerce"), an audience-driven technology company empowering the automotive industry, today revealed the major automotive brands that have the best reputation amongst consumers. The results were determined using data from the company's exclusive Experience Report, which analyzes consumer reviews on its marketplace about dealerships nationwide. In an era where online reviews significantly influence consumer decisions on what and where to buy, the Experience

Yahoo | November 30, 2023

Insider Sell: CEO Thomas Vetter Sells 38,932 Shares of Cars.com Inc

In a notable insider transaction, CEO Thomas Vetter sold 38,932 shares of Cars.com Inc (NYSE:CARS) on November 14, 2023.

Yahoo | November 16, 2023

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CARS Price Returns

1-mo -2.39%
3-mo -7.59%
6-mo -5.29%
1-year -10.88%
3-year 40.58%
5-year -29.40%
YTD -7.59%
2023 37.76%
2022 -14.42%
2021 42.39%
2020 -7.53%
2019 -43.16%

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