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KAR Auction Services, Inc. (KAR)

15.16   -0.28 (-1.81%) 09-21 12:37
Open: 15.26 Pre. Close: 15.44
High: 15.33 Low: 15.07
Volume: 99,279 Market Cap: 1,659(M)

Technical analysis

as of: 2023-09-21 12:17:41 PM
Short-term rate:       
Stoxline posted a SELL today, upgraded from strong sell. Downward movement continues, but could change at any time.
Mid-term rate:       
Target: Six months: 18.09     One year: 18.61
Support: Support1: 14.76    Support2: 12.28
Resistance: Resistance1: 15.48    Resistance2: 15.93
Pivot: 15.5
Moving Average: MA(5): 15.46     MA(20): 15.54
MA(100): 15.28     MA(250): 14.23
MACD: MACD(12,26): 0     Signal(9): 0
Stochastic oscillator: %K(14,3): 31.2     %D(3): 40.4
RSI: RSI(14): 44
52-week: High: 16.48  Low: 11.14
Average Vol(K): 3-Month: 509 (K)  10-Days: 356 (K)

Price, moving averages and Bollinger Bands

Price has closed below its short-term moving average. Short-term moving average is currently above mid-term; and above long-term moving average. From the relationship between price and moving averages: This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term; and BULLISH in mid-long term.
[ KAR ] has closed above bottom band by 2.2%. Bollinger Bands are 45.3% narrower than normal. The narrow width of the bands suggests low volatility as compared to its normal range. The bands have been in this narrow range for 7 bars. This is a sign that the market may be about to initiate a new trend.

Stock Price Prediction

Update at 5:00pm EST
If tomorrow: Open lower Open higher
High: 15.79 - 15.86 15.86 - 15.94
Low: 15.21 - 15.31 15.31 - 15.4
Close: 15.26 - 15.41 15.41 - 15.56

Company Description

KAR Auction Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides used vehicle auctions and related vehicle remarketing services for the automotive industry in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. The company operates through two segments, ADESA Auctions and AFC. The ADESA Auctions segment offers whole car auctions and related services to the vehicle remarketing industry through online auctions and auction facilities. It also provides value-added services, such as auction related, transportation, reconditioning, inspection, title and repossession administration and remarketing, vehicle research, and analytical services, as well as data as a service. This segment sells its products and services through vehicle manufacturers, fleet companies, rental car companies, finance companies, and others. As of December 31, 2021, this segment had a network of approximately 70 vehicle logistics center locations in North America. The AFC segment offers floorplan financing, a short-term inventory-secured financing to independent used vehicle dealers; and sells vehicle service contracts. The company provides wheel repair and hail catastrophe response services. It serves vehicle manufacturers, vehicle rental companies, financial institutions, commercial fleets and fleet management companies, and dealer customers. The company was formerly known as KAR Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to KAR Auction Services, Inc. in November 2009. KAR Auction Services, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Carmel, Indiana.

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Mon, 17 Apr 2023
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Financial Analysis

Price to Book Value: Outperform
P/BV, a ratio used to compare book value to its current market price, to gauge whether a stock is valued properly.
Price to Earnings: Outperform
PE, the ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its earnings per share (EPS).
Discounted cash flow: Outperform
DCF, a valuation method used to estimate the value of an investment based on its expected future cash flows.
Return on Assets: Neutral
ROA, indicates how profitable a company is in relation to its total assets, how efficiently uses assets to generate a profit.
Return on Equity: Neutral
ROE, a measure of financial performance calculated by dividing net income by equity. a gauge of profitability and efficiency.
Debt to Equity: Outperform
evaluate financial leverage, reflects the ability of equity to cover outstanding debts in the event of a business downturn.
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Stock Basics & Statistics

Exchange:  NYSE
Sector:  Consumer Cyclical
Industry:  Auto & Truck Dealerships
Shares Out. 109 (M)
Shares Float 107 (M)
% Held by Insiders 2.1 (%)
% Held by Institutions 108.6 (%)
Shares Short 4,350 (K)
Shares Short P.Month 4,890 (K)

Stock Financials

EPS -1.75
EPS Est Next Qtl 0
EPS Est This Year 0
EPS Est Next Year 0
Book Value (p.s.) 12.18
Profit Margin (%) -9.4
Operating Margin (%) 14
Return on Assets (ttm) 2.5
Return on Equity (ttm) -6.7
Qtrly Rev. Growth 8.5
Gross Profit (p.s.) 6.27
Sales Per Share 14.65
EBITDA (p.s.) 2.96
Qtrly Earnings Growth 0
Operating Cash Flow 14 (M)
Levered Free Cash Flow 194 (M)

Stock Valuations

PE Ratio -8.68
PEG Ratio 1.7
Price to Book value 1.24
Price to Sales 1.03
Price to Cash Flow 115.08

Stock Dividends

Dividend 0
Forward Dividend 0
Dividend Yield 0%
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