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Cars.com Inc
NYSE:CARS

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Cars.com Inc
NYSE:CARS
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Price: 13.97 USD -1.96% Market Closed
Updated: Dec 1, 2022

Intrinsic Value

The intrinsic value of one CARS stock under the Base Case scenario is 18.4 USD. Compared to the current market price of 13.97 USD, Cars.com Inc is Undervalued by 24%.

The Intrinsic Value is calculated as the average of the two valuation methods:

CARS Intrinsic Value
Base Case
18.4 USD
Undervaluation 24%
Intrinsic Value
Price
Worst Case
Base Case
Best Case

Fundamental Analysis

CARS Profitability Score
Profitability Due Diligence

Cars.com Inc's profitability score is 48/100. The higher the profitability score, the more profitable the company is.

Negative 3-Year Average ROE
Positive Net Income
Low 3-Year Average ROIC
Low ROE
48/100
Profitability
Score

Cars.com Inc's profitability score is 48/100. The higher the profitability score, the more profitable the company is.

CARS Solvency Score
Solvency Due Diligence

Cars.com Inc's solvency score is 36/100. The higher the solvency score, the more solvent the company is.

Low Altman Z-Score
Positive Net Debt
Average D/E
Short-Term Liabilities
36/100
Solvency
Score

Cars.com Inc's solvency score is 36/100. The higher the solvency score, the more solvent the company is.

Financials
Efficiency
69%
Gross Margin
8%
Operating Margin
0%
Net Margin
15%
FCF Margin
0%
ROE
8%
ROIC
Other

CARS Capital Structure
Cars.com Inc

Market Capitalization 934M USD
Total Debt 483M USD
Minority Interest 0 USD
Preferred Equity 0 USD
Cash and Equivalents 31.9M USD
Short-Term Investments 0 USD
Enterprise Value 1.4B USD

Wall St
Price Targets

CARS Price Targets Summary
Cars.com Inc

Wall Street analysts forecast CARS stock price to rise over the next 12 months.

According to Wall Street analysts, the average 1-year price target for CARS is 18.93 USD .

Lowest
Price Target
Not Available
Average
Price Target
18.93 USD
36% Upside
Highest
Price Target
Not Available
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Competitive Landscape

CARS Competitors
Cars.com Inc

CARS Suppliers & Customers
Cars.com Inc

Cars.com Inc has 5 key suppliers from 1 countries and 2 industries. The majority of these suppliers are located in the United States of America, with the largest number of suppliers in the Media industry.

Cars.com Inc has 1 key customers from 1 countries and 1 industries. The majority of these customers are located in Japan, with the largest number of customers in the Trading Companies & Distributors industry.

Ownership

CARS Shareholders
Major Shareholders

Insiders own a significant part of the company.

Top 25 shareholders own 74.25% of the company. Insiders own 4.2%. The biggest insider is Vetter Thomas Alex (CEO), who owns 1.5% of Cars.com Inc.

Insiders
4.2%
Institutions
84.92%
Other
10.88%
Insiders
4.2%
Vetter Thomas Alex
CEO
Ownership
1.4969%
Market Value
13.9M USD
Shares
997 116
Jain Sonia
Chief Financial Officer
Ownership
0.4032%
Market Value
3.8M USD
Shares
268 585
Miller Douglas Neal
Pres. and Chief Comm. Officer
Ownership
0.3802%
Market Value
3.5M USD
Shares
253 267
Rogers James F
Chief Legal Officer
Ownership
0.2712%
Market Value
2.5M USD
Shares
180 658
Forbes Scott E
Director
Ownership
0.2135%
Market Value
2M USD
Shares
142 222
Sheehan Becky A
Chief Financial Officer
Ownership
0.1866%
Market Value
1.7M USD
Shares
124 319
Tomy Jeanette
Chief Financial Officer
Ownership
0.1452%
Market Value
1.4M USD
Shares
96 694
Greenthal Jill A
Director
Ownership
0.1327%
Market Value
1.2M USD
Shares
88 390
Mcgovern Jr. Donald A.
Director
Ownership
0.1235%
Market Value
1.1M USD
Shares
82 231
Revelle Greg
Director
Ownership
0.1213%
Market Value
1.1M USD
Shares
80 828
Wiener Bryan
Director
Ownership
0.1179%
Market Value
1.1M USD
Shares
78 542
Devard Jerri
Director
Ownership
0.1138%
Market Value
1.1M USD
Shares
75 828
Kelly Michael Joseph
Director
Ownership
0.1095%
Market Value
1M USD
Shares
72 951
Subramanian Bala
Director
Ownership
0.108%
Market Value
1M USD
Shares
71 909
Marks Angelique Strong
Chief Legal Officer
Ownership
0.1%
Market Value
931k USD
Shares
66 625
Hale Thomas E
Director
Ownership
0.0988%
Market Value
920k USD
Shares
65 828
Ross Jenell
Director
Ownership
0.0467%
Market Value
434k USD
Shares
31 081
Clavadetscher John
Chief Revenue Officer
Ownership
0.0314%
Market Value
292k USD
Shares
20 888
Institutions
84.92%
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CARS Insider Trading
Buy and sell transactions by insiders

Cars.com Inc insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 12 months.

During the last 12 months Cars.com Inc insiders bought 50k USD , and sold 511k USD worth of shares. The last transaction was made on Dec 1, 2022 by Hale Thomas E (Director), who sold 162k USD worth of CARS shares.

Sold
0-3
months
221k USD
1
3-6
months
0 USD
0
6-9
months
290k USD
1
9-12
months
0 USD
0
Bought
0-3
months
0
0 USD
3-6
months
No Insider Transactions
0
0 USD
6-9
months
1
50k USD
9-12
months
No Insider Transactions
0
0 USD
Cumulative Transactions Amount
Period Sold Bought Net
3 Months
221k USD
N/A
-220.6k
6 Months
221k USD
N/A
-220.6k
9 Months
511k USD
50k USD
-461k
12 Months
511k USD
50k USD
-461k
Purchases
22
Sales
7
Why is insider trading important?

Shareholder Return

CARS Price
Cars.com Inc

1M 1M
+1%
6M 6M
+36%
1Y 1Y
-16%
3Y 3Y
+11%
5Y 5Y
-41%
Annual Price Range
13.97
52w Low
8.87
52w High
19.04
Price Metrics
Average Annual Return -13.3%
Standard Deviation of Annual Returns 28.34%
Max Drawdown -89%

Company Profile

Cars.com Inc

Country

United States of America

Industry

Media

Market Cap

934M USD

Dividend Yield

0%

Description

Cars.com, Inc. engages in the provision of automotive products and services through online automotive classifieds. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and currently employs 1,600 full-time employees. The company went IPO on 2017-05-18. Through the marketplace, dealer websites and other digital products, the Company showcases dealer inventory, connects, elevate and amplify the brands of both dealers and automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), connect sellers with the Company's ready-to-buy audience and provides shoppers with the resources and information they needed to make car buying decisions. Through its marketplace product the Company sells marketplace subscription advertising to dealer customers, which allow its dealer customers to showcase their available new and used vehicle inventory to its audience of in-market car shoppers. Through social media platforms it sells cars by launching multiple solutions for both dealers and OEMs to connect with in-market car shoppers on social media platforms, expanding their opportunity to sell more cars.

Contact

ILLINOIS
Chicago
300 S Riverside Plz Ste 1000
+13126015000.0
https://www.cars.com/

IPO

2017-05-18

Employees

1 600

Officers

CEO & Director
Mr. Alex Vetter
Pres & Chief Commercial Officer
Mr. Douglas Neal Miller
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Sonia Jain
Co-Founder
Mr. Mitch Golub
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Greg Heidorn
Director of Investor Relations
Robbin Moore-Randolph
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Chief Legal Officer & Sec.
Ms. Angelique Strong Marks
Chief Communications Officer
Ms. Marita Hudson Thomas
Chief Marketing Officer
Ms. Jennifer Vianello
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What is the Intrinsic Value of one CARS stock?

The intrinsic value of one CARS stock under the Base Case scenario is 18.4 USD.

Is CARS stock undervalued or overvalued?

Compared to the current market price of 13.97 USD, Cars.com Inc is Undervalued by 24%.