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CARS - Cars.com Inc Stock Price, Fair Value and News

19.47USD-0.28 (-1.42%)Market Closed

Market Summary

CARS
USD19.47-0.28
Market Closed
-1.42%

CARS Alerts

  • 3 major insider sales recently.
  • Big fall in earnings (Y/Y)

CARS Stock Price

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CARS RSI Chart

CARS Valuation

Market Cap

1.3B

Price/Earnings (Trailing)

12.12

Price/Sales (Trailing)

1.86

EV/EBITDA

22.35

Price/Free Cashflow

9.31

CARS Price/Sales (Trailing)

CARS Profitability

Operating Margin

85.71%

EBT Margin

0.91%

Return on Equity

22.38%

Return on Assets

9.43%

Free Cashflow Yield

10.74%

CARS Fundamentals

CARS Revenue

Revenue (TTM)

702.3M

Rev. Growth (Yr)

7.85%

Rev. Growth (Qtr)

0.32%

CARS Earnings

Earnings (TTM)

107.7M

Earnings Growth (Yr)

-93.17%

Earnings Growth (Qtr)

-90.61%

Breaking Down CARS Revenue

Last 7 days

-2.8%

Last 30 days

6.9%

Last 90 days

16.2%

Trailing 12 Months

4.0%

How does CARS drawdown profile look like?

CARS Financial Health

Current Ratio

1.62

Debt/Equity

0.98

Debt/Cashflow

0.3

CARS Investor Care

Buy Backs (1Y)

0.91%

Diluted EPS (TTM)

1.58

Historical Charts for Stock Metrics

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Net sales
YearQ1Q2Q3Q4
2024702.3M000
2023662.7M668.0M677.8M689.2M
2022628.6M635.9M644.0M653.9M
2021552.7M606.2M618.4M623.7M
2020600.6M554.4M546.7M547.5M
2019656.4M636.1M618.8M606.7M
2018633.0M644.9M654.3M662.1M
2017633.8M633.8M631.4M626.3M
2016605.7M614.8M624.0M633.1M
2015000596.5M
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Tracking the Latest Insider Buys and Sells of Cars.com Inc

Filter Transactions
Datesorted ascendingNameBuy/Sell$ ValueAvg. Price# SharesTitle
Jun 14, 2024
vetter thomas alex
sold
-354,910
20.09
-17,666
ceo
Jun 05, 2024
wiener bryan
acquired
-
-
8,726
-
Jun 05, 2024
hale thomas e
acquired
-
-
8,726
-
Jun 05, 2024
subramanian bala
acquired
-
-
8,726
-
Jun 05, 2024
greenthal jill a
acquired
-
-
8,726
-
Jun 05, 2024
kelly michael joseph
acquired
-
-
8,726
-
Jun 05, 2024
ross jenell
acquired
-
-
8,726
-
Jun 05, 2024
forbes scott e
acquired
-
-
12,361
-
Jun 05, 2024
devard jerri
acquired
-
-
8,726
-
Jun 05, 2024
mcgovern jr. donald a.
acquired
-
-
8,726
-

1–10 of 50

Which funds bought or sold CARS recently?

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Datesorted ascendingFund NameType% Chg$ Change$ Held% Portfolio
Jun 11, 2024
EverSource Wealth Advisors, LLC
unchanged
-
-529
3,910
-%
May 28, 2024
Boston Partners
added
24.99
4,452,890
36,971,700
0.04%
May 28, 2024
TEACHERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF THE STATE OF KENTUCKY
unchanged
-
-37,000
359,000
-%
May 24, 2024
Cetera Investment Advisers
new
-
278,969
278,969
-%
May 16, 2024
Ancora Advisors LLC
sold off
-100
-6,317
-
-%
May 16, 2024
JANE STREET GROUP, LLC
added
173
758,492
1,270,530
-%
May 16, 2024
HANCOCK WHITNEY CORP
new
-
184,494
184,494
0.01%
May 16, 2024
COMERICA BANK
reduced
-7.14
-88,260
466,846
-%
May 16, 2024
CALIFORNIA STATE TEACHERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM
reduced
-6.02
-189,906
1,085,840
-%
May 16, 2024
Pineridge Advisors LLC
sold off
-100
-3,225
-
-%

1–10 of 48

Are Funds Buying or Selling CARS?

Are funds buying CARS calls or puts?
Calls
Puts
No. of funds holding Calls - Puts
Net Call Options
No. of funds that own CARS
No. of Funds

Unveiling Cars.com Inc's Major ShareHolders

Date FiledName of FilerPercent of ClassNo. of SharesForm Type
Feb 14, 2024
greenvale capital llp
7.0%
4,628,403
SC 13G/A
Feb 13, 2024
vanguard group inc
10.77%
7,135,038
SC 13G/A
Feb 09, 2024
dimensional fund advisors lp
4.7%
3,127,723
SC 13G/A
Feb 09, 2024
fmr llc
-
0
SC 13G/A
Jan 22, 2024
blackrock inc.
15.1%
9,998,730
SC 13G/A
Feb 14, 2023
greenvale capital llp
8.1%
5,428,353
SC 13G/A
Feb 13, 2023
ninety one uk ltd
4.99%
3,329,718
SC 13G
Feb 10, 2023
dimensional fund advisors lp
5.2%
3,496,980
SC 13G/A
Feb 09, 2023
fmr llc
-
0
SC 13G/A
Feb 09, 2023
vanguard group inc
10.76%
7,170,244
SC 13G/A

Recent SEC filings of Cars.com Inc

View All Filings
Date Filed Form Type Document
Jun 18, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Jun 14, 2024
144
Notice of Insider Sale Intent
Jun 11, 2024
8-K
Current Report
Jun 07, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Jun 07, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Jun 07, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Jun 07, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Jun 07, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Jun 07, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Jun 07, 2024
4
Insider Trading

Peers (Alternatives to Cars.com Inc)

NameMkt Capsorted ascendingRevenuePrice %, 1MReturns, 1YP/EP/SRev 1-YrInc 1-Yr
LARGE-CAP
589.6B
94.7B
4.17% -29.05%
43.31
6.22
10.12% 15.85%
54.8B
174.9B
3.67% 24.97%
5.13
0.31
8.79% 13.26%
46.9B
177.5B
-4.07% -18.31%
11.92
0.26
7.54% 33.01%
19.2B
20.1B
-13.99% -30.38%
6.42
0.95
11.06% 348.88%
11.3B
26.5B
-1.81% -10.21%
23.48
0.42
-10.61% -1.15%
MID-CAP
7.5B
14.8B
-11.00% -32.08%
12.25
0.51
14.87% -36.11%
6.6B
3.1B
0.17% 39.11%
9.8
2.14
8.82% 17.48%
4.7B
15.4B
-3.32% 5.11%
8.28
0.3
2.10% -39.62%
3.2B
19.7B
-13.20% -17.17%
-4.96
0.16
-5.64% -13000.00%
2.3B
15.2B
-12.91% -35.26%
14.42
0.15
3.04% 1216.67%
SMALL-CAP
1.9B
1.3B
7.99% 158.43%
23.1
1.47
26.17% 337.87%
809.9M
6.2B
-13.33% -14.83%
-101.24
0.13
5.67% -113.75%
705.4M
13.1M
683.33% 75.70%
-5.51
53.87
160.69% -6.54%
116.2M
573.5M
8.45% -20.45%
2.97
0.2
7.12% 39.36%
4.5M
444.2K
-26.32% 23.53%
-0.14
10.02
-78.61% -35.63%

Cars.com Inc News

Latest updates
MarketBeat41 hours ago
Yahoo Finance10 Jun 202401:40 pm
StockNews.com09 May 202407:00 am

Cars.com Inc Earnings Report: Key Takeaways & Analysis

Income Statement (Last 12 Months)
(In Thousands)
Income Statement (Quarterly)
(In Thousands)
(*) denotes actual numbers (not divided by Thousands)
Description(%) Q/Q2024Q12023Q42023Q32023Q22023Q12022Q42022Q32022Q22022Q12021Q42021Q32021Q22021Q12020Q42020Q32020Q22020Q12019Q42019Q32019Q22019Q1
Revenue0.3%180,176179,606174,333168,176167,068168,201164,595162,873158,207158,305156,553155,530153,295153,008144,392102,009148,094152,187152,090148,207154,198
Cost Of Revenue--------------------24,31925,579
Operating Expenses1.7%167,432164,671160,015155,842154,539148,390144,696147,488147,266154,243144,479139,875136,748137,111125,329119,2331,053,157147,481599,806147,203158,252
  S&GA Expenses0.6%59,16358,83560,18658,15358,29756,51553,61554,65557,09451,86751,94851,30953,21150,71445,77632,03654,92252,56050,78953,74060,343
EBITDA Margin-11.4%0.11*0.13*0.14*0.14*0.14*0.12*0.09*0.10*0.11*0.12*0.12*0.14*---------
Interest Expenses-0.8%-8,321-8,254-7,777-8,150-8,244-8,442-8,501-9,047-9,330-9,367-9,522-9,839-10,001-11,627-10,779-7,924-7,526-7,785-7,712-7,711-7,566
Income Taxes100.6%36.00-6,455-1,852-93,0751,0456,200952739-2,521-2,565140-1891,306-35,20222,50253.00-134,6561,056-27,869-672-2,470
Earnings Before Taxes-56.6%8201,8912,6391,05112,52416,462-1,9896,2841,819-5,4492,5715,7776,58431.0010,241-24,591-922,090-3,054-454,026-6,698-11,501
EBT Margin-65.3%0.01*0.03*0.05*0.04*0.05*0.03*0.00*0.01*0.01*0.02*0.02*0.04*---------
Net Income-90.6%7848,3464,49194,12611,47910,262-2,9415,5454,340-2,8842,4315,9665,2787,219-12,261-24,644-787,434-4,110-426,157-6,026-9,031
Net Income Margin-10.7%0.15*0.17*0.18*0.17*0.04*0.03*0.01*0.01*0.02*0.02*0.03*0.01*---------
Free Cashflow-26.5%32,76044,59735,16927,73227,94236,64448,69011,48329,86638,20531,82322,381---------
Balance Sheet
(In Millions)
Balance Sheet
(In Millions)
(*) denotes actual numbers (not divided by Millions)
Description(%) Q/Q2024Q12023Q42023Q32023Q22023Q12022Q42022Q32022Q22022Q12021Q42021Q32021Q22021Q12020Q42020Q32020Q22020Q12019Q42019Q32019Q22019Q1
Assets-2.5%1,1431,1721,1031,0861,0021,0251,0501,0511,0691,0079981,0211,0361,0761,0681,0781,2562,0282,0602,5272,580
  Current Assets-0.7%177178189157145149155138138147162162158178154142291122130113141
    Cash Equivalents-20.0%31.0039.0049.0029.0019.0032.0032.0018.0030.0039.0052.0052.0054.0068.0044.0057.0018714.0020.0010.0028.00
  Net PPE-1.1%43.0044.0044.0045.0046.0045.0045.0044.0043.0043.0046.0046.0043.0041.0041.0041.0044.0044.0043.0041.0041.00
  Goodwill-0.6%14614710310310310310210310226.00-------506506885885
Liabilities-2.7%662680620608617640674660673609632663690736746749908887918958988
  Current Liabilities-25.0%10914613112110710610685.0096.0094.0096.0096.0098.0090.0011395.0098.0099.00122113120
  Long Term Debt3.0%474460430434439458483496499457471502524576559609763611631644652
    LT Debt, Current-100.0%-23.0018.0017.0015.0014.0013.0012.0010.009.008.008.008.008.0033.0030.0031.0031.0033.0032.0030.00
    LT Debt, Non Current3.0%474460430434439458483496499457471502524576559609763611631644652
Shareholder's Equity-2.2%4814924834773853843773913963983953853743683223293481,1411,1411,5691,593
  Retained Earnings0.1%-1,008-1,009-1,018-1,022-1,116-1,128-1,138-1,135-1,141-1,145-1,170-1,172-1,178-1,156-1,191-1,179-1,154-367-36263.0089.00
  Additional Paid-In Capital-0.7%1,4901,5001,5001,4991,5011,5121,5151,5261,5371,5451,5401,5341,5301,5301,5251,5211,5161,5151,5131,5141,510
Shares Outstanding0.5%66.0066.0066.0066.0067.0066.0068.0069.0069.0069.0069.0069.00---------
Float----1,318---644---988---387---1,315-
Cashflow (Last 12 Months)
(In Thousands)
Cashflow (Quarterly)
(In Thousands)
(*) denotes actual numbers (not divided by Thousands)
Description(%) Q/Q2024Q12023Q42023Q32023Q22023Q12022Q42022Q32022Q22022Q12021Q42021Q32021Q22021Q12020Q42020Q32020Q22020Q12019Q42019Q32019Q22019Q1
Cashflow From Operations-25.9%33,46845,14035,39828,04128,14137,22049,01111,92230,35821,77736,60729,25750,36241,75039,23728,73728,89220,93429,79512,36638,389
  Share Based Compensation-6.4%7,0747,5617,4107,5385,9825,2395,4756,4075,2215,2755,4865,6924,9784,8174,0724,2951,9712,330-1,0713,3482,981
Cashflow From Investing92.6%-6,013-81,475-5,006-5,198-5,371-5,208-5,844-4,547-68,778-21,571-4,784-6,876-6,219-4,109-3,878-2,970-5,755-5,848-6,055-5,990-3,963
Cashflow From Financing-230.9%-35,20326,887-9,912-13,076-35,647-32,217-29,381-19,69429,804-12,644-32,501-23,920-58,138-13,691-48,535-156,166150,658-21,310-13,506-25,177-31,549
  Buy Backs15.5%9,0967,8756,4299,9927,1009,02216,67818,3095,000----------20,00020,000
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CARS Income Statement

2024-03-31
Consolidated Statements of Income - USD ($)
shares in Thousands, $ in Thousands
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2024
Mar. 31, 2023
Revenue:  
Total revenue$ 180,176$ 167,068
Operating expenses:  
Cost of revenue and operations29,96229,795
Product and technology28,08524,101
Marketing and sales59,16358,297
General and administrative22,85718,304
Depreciation and amortization27,36524,042
Total operating expenses167,432154,539
Operating income12,74412,529
Nonoperating expense:  
Interest expense, net(8,321)(8,244)
Other (expense) income, net(3,603)8,239
Total nonoperating expense, net(11,924)(5)
Income before income taxes82012,524
Income tax expense361,045
Net income$ 784$ 11,479
Weighted-average common shares outstanding:  
Basic66,31866,530
Diluted67,29167,747
Earnings per share:  
Basic$ 0.01$ 0.17
Diluted$ 0.01$ 0.17
Dealer  
Revenue:  
Total revenue$ 161,815$ 149,843
OEM and National  
Revenue:  
Total revenue15,30713,543
Other  
Revenue:  
Total revenue$ 3,054$ 3,682

CARS Balance Sheet

2024-03-31
Consolidated Balance Sheets - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
Mar. 31, 2024
Dec. 31, 2023
Current assets:  
Cash and cash equivalents$ 31,363$ 39,198
Accounts receivable, net125,670125,373
Prepaid expenses12,49412,553
Other current assets7,6441,314
Total current assets177,171178,438
Property and equipment, net43,37943,853
Goodwill146,104147,058
Intangible assets, net647,302669,167
Deferred tax assets, net108,647112,953
Investments and other assets, net20,52820,980
Total assets1,143,1311,172,449
Current liabilities:  
Accounts payable25,58322,259
Accrued compensation17,99631,669
Current portion of long-term debt, net023,129
Other accrued liabilities65,78568,691
Total current liabilities109,364145,748
Noncurrent liabilities:  
Long-term debt, net473,755460,119
Deferred tax liabilities8,6878,757
Other noncurrent liabilities69,87565,717
Total noncurrent liabilities552,317534,593
Total liabilities661,681680,341
Commitments and contingencies
Stockholders' equity:  
Preferred Stock at par, $0.01 par value; 5,000 shares authorized; no shares issued and outstanding as of March 31, 2024 and December 31, 2023, respectively00
Common Stock at par, $0.01 par value; 300,000 shares authorized; 66,228 and 65,929 shares issued and outstanding as of March 31, 2024 and December 31, 2023, respectively662659
Additional paid-in capital1,489,5251,500,232
Accumulated deficit(1,008,950)(1,009,734)
Accumulated other comprehensive income213951
Total stockholders' equity481,450492,108
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity$ 1,143,131$ 1,172,449
CARS
Cars.com Inc. operates as a digital marketplace and provides solutions for the automotive industry. Its platform connects car shoppers with sellers. The company, enable dealers and automotive manufacturers; connect sellers with ready-to-buy shoppers that provide financing tools with instant online loan screening and approvals; and empower shoppers with the resources and and digital tools needed to make car buying decisions. It also offers marketplace products, such as Marketplace subscription advertising; digital solutions, including website creation and platform hosting, vehicle acquisition and valuation, digital retailing, and review and reputation management; and media comprising display advertising, social selling, digital advertising, and in-market video services. As of December 31, 2022, the company served 19,506 dealer customers in 50 states, which included franchise and independent dealers, with digital and brick-and-mortar stores. Its customers are local car dealers, OEMs, and other national advertisers and lenders. Cars.com Inc. was founded in 1998 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
 CEO
 WEBSITEcars.com
 INDUSTRYAutos
 EMPLOYEES1700

Cars.com Inc Frequently Asked Questions


What is the ticker symbol for Cars.com Inc? What does CARS stand for in stocks?

CARS is the stock ticker symbol of Cars.com Inc. Every public company that trades on a stock exchange gets a ticker symbol.

What is the market capital of Cars.com Inc (CARS)?

As of Tue Jun 18 2024, market cap of Cars.com Inc is 1.31 Billion. The market capitalization is calculated by multiplying the stock price with the number of shares outstanding.

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What is Cars.com Inc's Price to Earnings (PE) and Price to sales (PS) ratio?

As of Tue Jun 18 2024, CARS's PE ratio (Price to Earnings) is 12.12 and Price to Sales (PS) ratio is 1.86. The price to earnings and price to sales ratio are two most important valuation metrics for any company. PE ratio tell us the number of years of earnings investors are ready to pay for owning the company. Historically, S&P500 price to earnings ratio has fallen below 12 during periods of gloom and gone past 30 during periods of euphoria. CARS PE ratio will change depending on the future growth rate expectations of investors.