KAR Auction Services, Inc (KAR): Price and Financial Metrics

KAR Auction Services, Inc (KAR)

Today's Latest Price: $14.33 USD

0.02 (-0.14%)

Updated Sep 29 7:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 16 in Auto Dealers & Rentals

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KAR Stock Summary

  • KAR's current price/earnings ratio is 72.44, which is higher than 88.51% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for KAR is currently 3.76, higher than merely 23.11% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for KAR Auction Services Inc comes in at -32.82%, a number that bests only 7.22% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to KAR Auction Services Inc are IHT, AVA, THS, UGI, and HI.
  • KAR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit KAR Auction Services Inc's official web site, go to www.karglobal.com.
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KAR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $14.33 52-week high $26.63
Prev. close $14.35 52-week low $9.41
Day low $14.20 Volume 935,400
Day high $14.66 Avg. volume 2,307,208
50-day MA $16.22 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $16.61 Market Cap 1.85B

KAR Auction Services, Inc (KAR) Company Bio

Kar Auction Services operates worldwide vehicle auction services and provides related services. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Carmel, Indiana.

KAR Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$14.33$18.51 29%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for KAR Auction Services Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that KAR Auction Services Inc ranked in the 50th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 29.67%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for KAR, they are:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 69.64% of its sector Consumer Cyclical.
  • 45% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 24.54% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 55% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately 75.42% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Consumer Cyclical that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as KAR, try BC, FL, GFASY, LEG, and ALSN.

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Latest KAR News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about KAR Auction Services Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate KAR as an investment opportunity.

KAR Auction Q2 2020 Earnings Preview

KAR Auction (NYSE:KAR) is scheduled to announce Q2 earnings results on Tuesday, August 4th, after market close.The consensus EPS Estimate is -$0.11 and the consensus Revenue Estimate is $420.08M (-41.6% Y/Y).Over the last 2 years, KAR has beaten EPS estimates 38% of the time and has beaten revenue estimates 88% of...

Seeking Alpha | August 4, 2020

ADESA Hosts 22-Site Remote Sale Using Simulcast+(SM) Technology

Last week, ADESA, a subsidiary of KAR Auction Services, Inc. d/b/a KAR Global (NYSE: KAR), hosted a single digital auction event with vehicles in 22 different locations using the company's Simulcast+SM technology. The sale was hosted on behalf of The Hertz Corporation and sold vehicles to buyers in 19 states across the country. Simulcast+ is ADESA's new digital auction platform that simulates the competitive live auction environment in a fully digitized, highly automated, live streaming format. The technology allows vehicles to be offered from an auction, distribution center, dealership or multiple sites and facilitates fast, competitive bidding for buyers.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

KAR Auction Services, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter 2020 Earnings

KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) will release its second quarter 2020 financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, August 5, 2020.

Yahoo | July 22, 2020

Hedge Funds Never Been Less Bullish On KAR Auction Services Inc (KAR)

In this article we will check out the progression of hedge fund sentiment towards KAR Auction Services Inc (NYSE:KAR) and determine whether it is a good investment right now. We at Insider Monkey like to examine what billionaires and hedge funds think of a company before spending days of research on

Yahoo Finance | June 19, 2020

KAR Global Launches Interactive Insights for Buyers and Sellers

KAR Auction Services, Inc. d/b/a KAR Global (NYSE: KAR), a global vehicle remarketing and technology solutions provider, announces the launch of the company's new buyer and seller insights available on KARglobal.com. The site is powered by DRIVIN®, KAR's data science and analytics engine, and features interactive dashboards displaying retail and wholesale trends from across the remarketing ecosystem. The insights were developed using DRIVIN's proprietary algorithms and KAR's broad portfolio of retail, wholesale and other industry, economic and behavioral data sources. Originally intended for internal use, the company is making this real-time information public to help customers navigate the ongoing recovery and keep their businesses moving forward.

Yahoo | June 16, 2020

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KAR Price Returns

1-mo -19.90%
3-mo 5.37%
6-mo 31.11%
1-year -40.32%
3-year -14.57%
5-year 20.92%
YTD -33.34%
2019 24.16%
2018 -3.10%
2017 21.94%
2016 18.55%
2015 10.01%

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