In the past 52-week period, shares of Cars.com Inc. (NYSE:CARS) have moved within the range of $19.90 to $29.47. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $24.55, which is 16.69% lower than its 52-week high.
Cars.com Inc. (CARS) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -8.42%, and a 50-day SMA of -6.61%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $1.75 billion.
Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income
Measuring Wall Street analysts’ average enthusiasm for a specific stock is critical when considering a potential investment. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Cars.com Inc. (CARS) is Outperform.
Publicly-traded companies normally report earnings and revenue figures that are either above or below the average Wall Street projection. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Jun. 2017, Cars.com Inc. (CARS) delivered a 0.24% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $0.16 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $0.16 billion.
Meanwhile, during the same quarter Cars.com Inc. (CARS) delivered a 16.67% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.35 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.30 per share.
Ownership at Cars.com Inc. (CARS), According to Most Recent SEC Filings
We can gain important insight by taking a look at institutional ownership, as detailed in public companies’ latest 13F filings. Cars.com Inc. (CARS) has 0.07 billion shares outstanding currently, 110.01% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $1.93 billion.
Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Cars.com Inc. (CARS), there were 57 new positions totaling 23,350,996 shares of the company’s stock. There were 180 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 8,753,704 shares.
Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators
Analyzing the average trade volume of a publicly-traded company’s stock – in the short, medium and long terms – is helpful for gaining insight into trading activity and general investor sentiment. Cars.com Inc. (CARS) has had a 20-day average volume of 1,167,850 shares, with an average of 40% of short term indicators pointed at Sell.
The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 1,140,968 shares, with an average of 50% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 1,547,333 shares with 0% of long-term indicators pointing to Hold.