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


Cars.com Inc. (CARS): $9.49

-0.25 (-2.57%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

CARS POWR Grades


  • Value is the dimension where CARS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 81.27% of US stocks.
  • CARS's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • CARS's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 23.81% of US stocks).

CARS Stock Summary

  • CARS's current price/earnings ratio is 134.86, which is higher than 95.38% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Carscom Inc is reporting a growth rate of -105.37%; that's higher than merely 17.25% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for CARS comes in at 12.22% -- higher than that of 86.56% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CARS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are LFUS, ANGO, BDC, INTT, and GMED.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 1.5; this is 51.61% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 52 months, CARS's price/earnings ratio has gone up 132.9.
  • Over the past 52 months, CARS's price/sales ratio has gone down 1.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CARS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CARS 2021-08-27 1.5 2.5 144.0 20.8
CARS 2021-08-26 1.4 2.3 134.6 19.9
CARS 2021-08-25 1.4 2.3 134.7 19.9
CARS 2021-08-24 1.4 2.3 134.1 19.9
CARS 2021-08-23 1.4 2.3 132.4 19.7
CARS 2021-08-20 1.3 2.3 131.8 19.7

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

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CARS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $9.49 52-week high $19.09
Prev. close $9.74 52-week low $8.75
Day low $9.41 Volume 434,700
Day high $9.79 Avg. volume 489,834
50-day MA $10.29 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $13.46 Market Cap 656.42M

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.

Cars.com Inc. (CARS) CEO Alex Vetter on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Cars.com Inc. (CARS) Q4 2021 Earnings Conference Call February 24, 2022, 09:00 AM ET Company Participants Robbin Moore-Randolph - Director of IR Alex Vetter - CEO Sonia Jain - CFO Conference Call Participants Robert Zeller - Truist Dan Kurnos - Benchmark Company Gary Prestopino - Barrington Research Doug Arthur -...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

Cars.com (CARS) Reports Q4 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates

Cars.com (CARS) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -181.82% and 0.46%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Cars.com board approves share buyback program of up to $200 million over next three years

Cars.com Inc. said Thursday its board has approved the repurchase of up to $200 million of its shares over the next three years. The online automobile marketplace said it would fund the buyback using cash from operations. Shares slid 4.7% premarket and are down 1% in the last 12 months, while the S&P 500 has gained 7.6%.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

CARS Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results

Cars.com Inc. (NYSE: CARS) ("CARS" or the "Company"), a leading automotive marketplace platform that provides a robust set of digital solutions, today released its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2021.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

CARS Announces $200 Million Share Repurchase Program

Cars.com Inc. (NYSE: CARS) ("CARS" or the "Company"), a leading automotive marketplace platform that provides a robust set of digital solutions, today announced that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has authorized the repurchase of up to $200 million of the Company's outstanding shares of common stock over the next three years. The Company intends to fund the share repurchase program with cash from operations.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

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CARS Price Returns

1-mo -8.31%
3-mo -35.04%
6-mo -41.02%
1-year -33.78%
3-year -52.22%
5-year -64.36%
YTD -41.02%
2021 42.39%
2020 -7.53%
2019 -43.16%
2018 -25.45%
2017 N/A

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