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CARS Inc. daily Stock Chart
Index- P/E68.55 EPS (ttm)0.14 Insider Own1.10% Shs Outstand66.78M Perf Week-13.53%
Market Cap631.73M Forward P/E5.12 EPS next Y1.85 Insider Trans14.49% Shs Float65.95M Perf Month4.53%
Income10.10M PEG4.57 EPS next Q0.37 Inst Own- Short Float18.45% Perf Quarter-55.88%
Sales636.10M P/S0.99 EPS this Y-72.60% Inst Trans-2.22% Short Ratio6.45 Perf Half Y-56.61%
Book/sh23.50 P/B0.40 EPS next Y33.50% ROA0.40% Target Price14.75 Perf Year-62.83%
Cash/sh0.14 P/C66.50 EPS next 5Y15.00% ROE0.60% 52W Range8.23 - 28.50 Perf YTD-56.00%
Dividend- P/FCF4.99 EPS past 5Y-10.70% ROI2.80% 52W High-66.81% Beta-
Dividend %- Quick Ratio1.00 Sales past 5Y9.60% Gross Margin73.70% 52W Low14.95% ATR0.58
Employees1400 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q-12.00% Oper. Margin7.70% RSI (14)35.32 Volatility6.35% 6.01%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.43 EPS Q/Q-150.60% Profit Margin1.60% Rel Volume5.02 Prev Close9.80
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.41 EarningsAug 05 BMO Payout0.00% Avg Volume1.89M Price9.46
Recom2.80 SMA200.17% SMA50-27.65% SMA200-53.41% Volume9,468,346 Change-3.47%
Sep-16-19Upgrade Craig Hallum Hold → Buy $15
Aug-06-19Downgrade DA Davidson Buy → Neutral
Aug-06-19Downgrade Barrington Research Outperform → Mkt Perform
Aug-05-19Downgrade BTIG Research Buy → Neutral
Jul-02-19Upgrade Citigroup Neutral → Buy $24
Mar-18-19Initiated Goldman Neutral $23
Dec-07-18Initiated Citigroup Neutral
Mar-22-18Initiated The Benchmark Company Hold
Jan-05-18Reiterated B. Riley FBR, Inc. Buy $32 → $36
Nov-09-17Reiterated B. Riley FBR, Inc. Buy $36 → $32
Sep-16-19 07:30AM Hits Record-Setting Traffic Growth with 50M Visits in August; Consumer Intent-to-Buy Signals Improving, Giving Auto Dealers An Unparalleled Stream of Qualified Car Shoppers PR Newswire
Sep-15-19 09:37AM  Why Inc. (NYSE:CARS) Could Be Worth Watching Simply Wall St.
Sep-13-19 02:23PM Call Options Hot After GM Announcement Schaeffer's Investment Research +9.40%
12:00PM  Dealer Inspire Selected by General Motors to Provide Leading-Edge Website Services to its 4,000+ U.S. Dealerships PR Newswire
Sep-12-19 09:15AM Inc (CARS) CEO and President Thomas Alex Vetter Bought $105,380 of Shares
Sep-06-19 06:00PM  S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Nine Companies Set to Join S&P MidCap 400; Ten Companies to Join S&P SmallCap 600 PR Newswire
Aug-29-19 11:05AM  Americans Put Their Cars First: Two-Thirds Service Their Vehicle More Often Than They Go to the Dentist, Survey Reveals PR Newswire
Aug-26-19 02:15PM's 2019 Mid-Size SUV Challenge Crowns the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate as Winner PR Newswire
Aug-20-19 05:54AM  Have Insiders Been Buying Inc. (NYSE:CARS) Shares This Year? Simply Wall St.
Aug-12-19 11:11AM  Implied Volatility Surging for (CARS) Stock Options Zacks
06:43AM  New Strong Sell Stocks for August 12th Zacks
Aug-07-19 07:23PM  KAR Auction Services, Inc (KAR) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript Motley Fool
03:15PM Inc (CARS) CEO and President Thomas Alex Vetter Bought $203,800 of Shares
Aug-06-19 01:43PM Crushed After Q2 Earnings Miss; DA Davidson Cuts Price Target In Half Benzinga -12.01%
Aug-05-19 09:24PM Inc. (CARS) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript Motley Fool -34.48%
05:11PM  Why Apple, ON Semiconductor, and Slumped Today Motley Fool
03:51PM dives after review finds no actionable bids Yahoo Finance Video
03:27PM Hits The Skids Motley Fool
02:02PM stock battered as review yields no deal and guidance falls short of estimates MarketWatch
01:47PM News: Why CARS Stock Is Crashing Today InvestorPlace
11:42AM  Stock Market News: Tyson Foods Heats Up; Crashes Motley Fool
10:48AM  Tyson posts mixed quarter, remains independent, Warren Buffett cashes out: Companies to watch Yahoo Finance
10:11AM shares plummet on earnings, news it won't sell itself American City Business Journals
09:36AM (CARS) Misses Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates Zacks
08:44AM  UPDATE: stock slides 34% premarket after company says review found no actionable bids MarketWatch
07:30AM Board of Directors Concludes Strategic Review Process, Focuses on Strategic Plan and Go-Forward Strategy to Drive Long-Term Value Creation PR Newswire
05:39AM Sinks After Ending Review Process With No Actionable Bids
Jul-29-19 08:00AM to Announce Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results PR Newswire
Jul-11-19 09:30AM  CARS vs. MONOY: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option? Zacks
Jul-04-19 07:28AM  Should Inc.s (NYSE:CARS) Weak Investment Returns Worry You? Simply Wall St.
Jul-03-19 08:31AM (CARS) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 6.1% Zacks
Jul-02-19 11:25AM Shares Rev Up on Citi Upgrade to Buy +6.14%
09:58AM  StockBeat - Zooms as Citigroup Upgrade Drives Optimism
Jun-25-19 06:30AM 2019 American-Made Index Reveals Impacts of Globalism: Over 60% of the Top 15 Vehicles Are Produced by Foreign Automakers PR Newswire -7.30%
Jun-14-19 05:59PM  Heres What Hedge Funds Think About Inc. (CARS) Insider Monkey
Jun-05-19 12:54PM  A Closer Look At Inc.'s (NYSE:CARS) Uninspiring ROE Simply Wall St.
Jun-03-19 07:30AM Extends Deadline for Nomination of Directors for the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders PR Newswire
May-10-19 09:23PM Inc. (CARS) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript Motley Fool +6.05%
04:03PM Earnings: CARS Stock Revs Higher on Q1 Beat InvestorPlace
08:55AM (CARS) Misses Q1 Earnings Estimates Zacks
07:46AM 1Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
07:30AM Reports First Quarter 2019 Results PR Newswire
May-06-19 07:30AM Extends Deadline for Nomination of Directors for the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and Announces Reporting Date for First Quarter 2019 Financial Results PR Newswire
May-03-19 08:41AM  Options Traders Expect Huge Moves in (CARS) Stock Zacks
May-02-19 12:16PM  Heres What Hedge Funds Think About About Inc. (CARS) Insider Monkey
May-01-19 02:48PM  What Should Investors Know About Inc.'s (NYSE:CARS) Future? Simply Wall St.
10:33AM  Earnings Preview: (CARS) Q1 Earnings Expected to Decline Zacks
Apr-23-19 08:05AM Partners with Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) for Memorial Day Weekend Campaign PR Newswire
Apr-18-19 03:32PM Study Suggests EV Owners Lack Brand Loyalty, Aside from Tesla's Cult-Like Following PR Newswire
08:42AM (CARS) Surges: Stock Moves 6.4% Higher Zacks
Apr-17-19 07:45AM Extends Deadline for Nomination of Directors for the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders PR Newswire +6.41%
Apr-08-19 01:42PM Stock Is Lagging, But There Is Hope Ahead InvestorPlace
11:54AM  The (NYSE:CARS) Share Price Is Down 20% So Some Shareholders Are Getting Worried Simply Wall St.
Mar-29-19 10:32AM  Why (CARS) Could Be Positioned for a Slump Zacks
Mar-27-19 11:05AM  2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Named "Best Compact SUV of 2019" PR Newswire
Mar-25-19 08:02AM Extends Deadline for Nomination of Directors for the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders PR Newswire
Mar-15-19 08:52AM  Bear of the Day: (CARS) Zacks
Mar-14-19 08:20AM  Abercrombie and Fitch,, Health Insurance Innovations, Aflac and Torchmark highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Zacks
Mar-11-19 01:00PM  Is Inc.s (NYSE:CARS) Balance Sheet A Threat To Its Future? Simply Wall St.
Mar-05-19 08:10AM  Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within The Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Cars, Tutor Perini, CVS Health, VMware, and Horizon Pharma Public Research Highlights Growth, Revenue, and Consolidated Results GlobeNewswire
Mar-01-19 01:07PM  Analysts Still Hot On Despite Revenue Declines Benzinga
Feb-28-19 12:45PM Inc. (CARS) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript Motley Fool
07:30AM Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results PR Newswire
Feb-21-19 06:20PM  Evolve Announces February 2019 Distributions for Evolve ETFs CNW Group
10:31AM (CARS) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy? Zacks
Feb-20-19 03:20PM  KAR Auction Services, Inc (KAR) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript Motley Fool
Feb-14-19 08:00AM to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results PR Newswire
Feb-12-19 11:26AM  Is Inc. (NYSE:CARS) A Cash Cow? Simply Wall St.
Feb-06-19 11:21AM Names the Best Five Cars of 2019 PR Newswire
Feb-05-19 02:10PM  Traders bet Square is set for a short-term pop. Plus, the bet on CNBC Videos
Feb-04-19 09:36AM  Auto Commercials During The Big Game Send Car Shoppers Flocking To In Search Of Their Own MVP PR Newswire
Jan-30-19 12:10PM has a suitor: CDK Global, report says American City Business Journals
Jan-29-19 07:55AM  New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Tiffany, CarMax, Cars, RPC, Cleveland-Cliffs, and Catabasis Pharmaceuticals Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sustained Production GlobeNewswire
Jan-25-19 03:00PM Receives "Top Rated" DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Awards PR Newswire
Jan-24-19 11:05AM  Digital Retailing is Going Electric: Dealer Inspire Debuts the Latest Solutions for Automotive Dealers PR Newswire
Jan-23-19 02:41PM Introduces Only Automatic Solution to Auto-Populate Options and Features Data for All Dealer Listings PR Newswire
11:57AM  New Digital Retailing Tools Give Dealers Deep Car Shopper Insights & More Qualified Leads; Buyers Can Arrive at The Dealership Ready to Sign PR Newswire
Jan-17-19 04:15PM Surges as Board Says Potential Sale in Play Following Activist Pressure +6.69%
10:34AM  Morgan Stanley falls short, Facebook cracks down, Apple may slow down hiring Yahoo Finance
09:28AM Explores Strategic Alternatives, Analyst Sees Possible Sale Price Around $30 Per Share Benzinga
Jan-16-19 06:14PM considering sale American City Business Journals
05:02PM Announces Review of Strategic Alternatives to Enhance Shareholder Value PR Newswire
06:40AM  Shareholders Should Look Hard At Inc.s (NYSE:CARS) 4.1% Return On Capital Simply Wall St.
Jan-15-19 07:00AM Traffic at an All-Time High, Signaling a Strong Start to the Year for American Auto Buying Interest PR Newswire
Jan-04-19 09:58AM in Chicago is laying off 112 people American City Business Journals
Dec-21-18 09:50AM  Have Insiders Been Buying Inc. (NYSE:CARS) Shares? Simply Wall St.
Dec-11-18 01:07AM Inc. (CARS) Hedge Funds Are Snapping Up Insider Monkey
Dec-10-18 09:21PM  Starboard Calls on to Boost Performance Or Consider Sale Bloomberg
08:42PM Issues Statement PR Newswire
05:41PM management put on notice by activist hedge fund MarketWatch
04:47PM  Starboard Delivers Letter to Board of Directors PR Newswire
Nov-21-18 09:38AM  An Intrinsic Calculation For Carscom Inc (NYSE:CARS) Shows Its 21.56% Undervalued Simply Wall St.
Nov-07-18 03:31PM  Edited Transcript of CARS.N earnings conference call or presentation 7-Nov-18 1:30pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
07:30AM Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results PR Newswire
Oct-24-18 04:10PM to Announce Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results PR Newswire
Oct-17-18 08:55AM  New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for IDT, Live Nation Entertainment, BioDelivery Sciences International, Spero Therapeutics, Aimmune Therapeutics, and Cars Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sustained Production GlobeNewswire
07:03AM  Dealer Inspire Expands in Canada Offering New Digital Marketing Options for Automotive Dealers PR Newswire
Oct-15-18 09:36AM  Taking A Look At Carscom Incs (NYSE:CARS) ROE Simply Wall St.
Oct-08-18 11:04AM Announces Subaru Crosstrek as 2018 Best Subcompact SUV Once Again PR Newswire
Sep-24-18 05:00AM's 2018 Car Seat Check Honor Roll Reveals Only 9 Percent of Vehicles Tested Earned a Perfect Score in Car Seat Safety Check PR Newswire Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a digital automotive marketplace that connects car shoppers with sellers and original equipment manufacturers in the United States. Its platform consists of Website and mobile application, including a database of approximately 5 million new and used vehicle listings from U.S.-based dealerships and online-only car sellers. The company's portfolio of brands also includes Dealer Inspire, DealerRater,,, and, which provide digital solutions for car dealers, including dealer Websites, technology and reputation management solutions that improve automotive selling for local dealerships and national OEM brands. In addition, it offers a monthly online subscription that enables dealers to showcase their new and used vehicle inventory to in-market shoppers with photos, videos, and vehicle specifications. As of December 31, 2018, it served approximately 20,000 dealer customers, including franchise dealers and independent dealers. Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Vetter Thomas AlexCEO and PresidentSep 11Buy9.5811,000105,380269,973Sep 12 07:41 AM
McGovern Jr. Donald A.DirectorAug 09Buy9.1610,44895,70429,000Aug 13 02:15 PM
FORBES SCOTT EDirectorAug 09Buy8.9811,10099,67858,826Aug 13 02:13 PM
Sheehan Becky AChief Financial OfficerAug 08Buy9.235,00046,150130,991Aug 09 02:31 PM
WIENER BRYANDirectorAug 08Buy9.563,00028,68016,266Aug 09 02:27 PM
Greenthal Jill ADirectorAug 08Buy9.5910,00095,90031,114Aug 12 02:06 PM
Kelly Michael JosephDirectorAug 07Buy9.942,50024,85015,675Aug 07 01:34 PM
Vetter Thomas AlexCEO and PresidentAug 07Buy10.1920,000203,800258,973Aug 07 01:10 PM
Rogers James FChief Legal OfficerAug 07Buy9.9910,00099,90057,419Aug 07 01:26 PM
Hale Thomas EDirectorAug 07Buy10.114,91349,67023,465Aug 08 02:09 PM
Revelle GregDirectorAug 07Buy10.155,00050,75023,552Aug 08 02:06 PM