CarGurus Inc. (CARG) diff_price 0.83 points: Is it Poised To Move?

CarGurus Inc. (CARG) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Langley Steinert Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer with 2,655,762 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Jason Trevisan Principal Accounting Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, with 319,910 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 253,360 shares of CARG is Stephen Kaufer Independent Director.

Now turning to institutional ownership of CarGurus Inc. (CARG), Fidelity Management & Research Co. is the top holder with 12.55 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is Manulife Investment Management (US) LLC with 7.39 million shares. In the third-place spot with 6.32 million shares is The Vanguard Group, Inc..

This company’s stock price was $39.26 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 1219299. Compare that to its average daily volume of 996.27K. Given the fact that this stock has 110.94M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $4.36B. Its Price to Sales ratio is 7.82, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 26.51, and its Price to Book ratio is 18.52.

CARG stock has achieved a 5-day range of $38.66 to $40.37, with a total performance of -0.96% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $33.46 to $40.91, generating a +11.31% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +20.36%, trading in the range of $28.65 to $40.91.

In the past 5 days, shares of CARG have made a new high 1 time. In the last month, it has made a new high 12 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 17 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 9/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 0.14. This is a 0.05 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.09, amounting to an earnings surprise of 55.60%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 9/29/2019, the consensus estimate was 0.07, making for an earnings surprise of 42.90%. For the quarter ending 3/30/2019, EPS was reported at 0.12, generating a 100.00% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $65.17 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $13.2 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $51.72 million for the year, compared to $25.69 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$7.48 million, compared to -$7.37 million, and Free Cash flow was $44.24 million compared to the prior year’s $18.32 million.

CarGurus Inc. (CARG) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 6.8/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 2.5, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.64, a Debt to Equity ratio of 0.28 and a Debt to EBITDA of 1.9. The Piotroski F-Score is 4, its Altman Z-Score is 22.73 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.3.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 3/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 4.95, a Net Margin of 7.44, a ROE of 20.01, and a ROC of 48.94.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for CARG, this company’s Price to Tangible Book is 20.13 and its Price to Median PS Value is 0.81. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for CARG is now 0.00, and this organization’s Price to Graham Number is 9.86.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for CARG is sitting at 2.85, while its Current Ratio is 2.85. This stock’s PB Ratio is 18.51, its PS Ratio is 7.99, its Forward PE Ratio is 54.05, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 109.06. Similarly, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 90.48 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 66.87.