CarMax Inc (KMX): Price and Financial Metrics

CarMax Inc (KMX): $141.74

3.18 (+2.30%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where KMX ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 56.55% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KMX is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 52 weeks.
  • KMX ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 9th percentile.

KMX Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for KMX is 5.3 -- better than 93.06% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Carmax Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 99.46% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For KMX, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 93.06% of US equities we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Carmax Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be MATX, ORN, MLM, VMC, and CLWT.
  • Visit KMX's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

KMX Valuation Summary

  • KMX's price/sales ratio is 0.9; this is 35.71% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, KMX's price/earnings ratio has gone down 14.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, KMX's price/earnings ratio has gone down 14.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KMX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KMX 2021-08-27 0.9 4.4 17.5 22.6
KMX 2021-08-26 0.9 4.4 17.5 22.6
KMX 2021-08-25 0.9 4.4 17.6 22.7
KMX 2021-08-24 0.9 4.3 17.4 22.5
KMX 2021-08-23 0.9 4.3 17.3 22.4
KMX 2021-08-20 0.9 4.3 17.2 22.4

KMX Growth Metrics

  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 19.96%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -193.74%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 42.03%.
Over the past 33 months, KMX's revenue has gone up $8,096,443,000.

The table below shows KMX'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 26,035.16 -1,607.337 1,167.268
2021-06-30 23,418.97 -693.682 1,178.697
2021-03-31 18,950.15 667.76 746.919
2020-12-31 18,748.38 749.686 751.908
2020-09-30 18,353.47 778.626 689.764
2020-06-30 18,182.45 969.752 626.667

KMX'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.
  • KMX has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 9.6% of graded US stocks.
  • KMX's asset turnover comes in at 1.16 -- ranking 119th of 165 Retail stocks.
  • LE, SAH, and AN are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with KMX.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-08-31 1.160 0.116 0.043
2021-05-31 1.082 0.126 0.046
2021-02-28 0.906 0.126 0.030
2020-11-30 0.901 0.129 0.031
2020-08-31 0.887 0.130 0.029
2020-05-31 0.890 0.128 0.026

KMX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of KMX, see our KMX 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 $149.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.47 (Moderate Buy)

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KMX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $141.74 52-week high $147.73
Prev. close $138.56 52-week low $84.70
Day low $138.50 Volume 394,214
Day high $142.56 Avg. volume 1,149,697
50-day MA $132.37 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $127.18 Market Cap 22.98B

CarMax Inc (KMX) Company Bio

CarMax Inc. purchase, recondition, and sell used vehicles in its superstores and franchises throughout the United States. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Carmel, Indiana.

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Latest KMX News From Around the Web

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

Company News for Oct 13, 2021

Companies in The News Are: FAST,AZZ,MATX,KMX

Yahoo | October 13, 2021

CarMax hiring more than 100 for Las Vegas locations

The used car retailer is looking to hire for a number of positions such as auto technicians, detailers, customer service, store sales and business office associates.

Las Vegas Review-Journal | October 12, 2021

Hedge Funds Are Dumping CarMax Inc (KMX)

Before we spend countless hours researching a company, we like to analyze what insiders, hedge funds and billionaire investors think of the stock first. This is a necessary first step in our investment process because our research has shown that the elite investors’ consensus returns have been exceptional. In the following paragraphs, we find out […]

Yahoo | October 12, 2021

CarMax plans to hire 3,700 employees within the next two months

CarMax Inc. said Tuesday it planned to hire 3,700 employees by the end of the year. The used car seller said it was looking for candidates "seeking to build careers," at a time that other retailers were looking to hire seasonal, temporary employees. CarMax, which has a total of more than 27,000 employees, said it was hiring for a variety of positions within its customer experience and digital innovation centers, corporate locations and at more than 220 stores. The company said candidates can sta

Yahoo | October 12, 2021

CarMax is Hiring for 3,700 Positions by End of 2021

One of FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® is Hiring Nationwide to Enhance Industry-Leading Customer Experience and Ecommerce Capabilities CarMax Tech Hiring Leverage technology and agile methodologies to deliver exceptional customer and associate experiences that push the automotive retail industry forward. With digital innovation at the core of CarMax’s customer experience, these roles advance technology solutions through machine learning, data science and software development t

Yahoo | October 12, 2021

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KMX Price Returns

1-mo 3.47%
3-mo 5.12%
6-mo 8.13%
1-year 57.82%
3-year 107.13%
5-year 183.20%
YTD 50.05%
2020 7.74%
2019 39.76%
2018 -2.18%
2017 -0.40%
2016 19.31%

Continue Researching KMX

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Carmax Inc (KMX) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Carmax Inc (KMX) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Carmax Inc (KMX) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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