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CarGurus, Inc.[CARG] stock saw a move by 1.02% on Thursday, touching 2.2 million. Based on the recent volume, CarGurus, Inc. stock traders appear to be active. The most recent trading volume of CARG shares recorded 109.97M shares, which represents the daily volume of traded shares. Analysts estimates state that CarGurus, Inc. [CARG] stock could reach median target price of $54.00.

CarGurus, Inc. [CARG] stock additionally went up by +3.03% in the period of the 7 days, recording a drop in performance by -8.30% in the last 30 days. The yearly more of CARG stock is set at 0.31% by far, with shares price recording returns by -8.70% in the latest quarter. Over the past six months, CARG shares showcased 2.71% increase. CARG saw -37.66% change opposing the low price in the last 12 months, also recording 17.83% compared to high within the same period of time.

CarGurus, Inc. [NASDAQ:CARG]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Equities traders often pay a significant amount of attention to what top market analysts have to say about a potential stock investment. In regards to CarGurus, Inc. [CARG], the most recent average analyst recommendation we can read comes from the fiscal quarter ending in December. On average, stock market experts give CARG an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 30.29 to 57.25. This is compared to its latest closing price of $35.33.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for CarGurus, Inc. [CARG] is sitting at 1.85. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 1.75.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 CarGurus, Inc. [CARG] generated $0.14 billion in sales. That’s 4.50% higher than the average estimate of $0.13 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Keep your eyes on this company’s next financial results, which are scheduled to be made public on Tue 6 Aug (In 53 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of CarGurus, Inc. [CARG]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for CarGurus, Inc. [CARG] sitting at +5.11 and its Gross Margin at +93.92, this company’s Net Margin is now 15.10%. These measurements indicate that CarGurus, Inc. [CARG] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 14.44, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 32.40%. Its Return on Equity is 40.59, and its Return on Assets is 28.78. These metrics all suggest that CarGurus, Inc. is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 117.19. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 7.62. CarGurus, Inc. [CARG] has a Price to Book Ratio of 19.19, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 73.93 and P/E Ratio of 58.74. These metrics suggest that this publicly-traded organization will not likely result in investment gains.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, CarGurus, Inc. [CARG] earns $620,336 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 34.67 and its Total Asset Turnover is 2.01. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 2.99 and its Current Ratio is 2.99. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

CarGurus, Inc. [CARG] has 109.97M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $3.92B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 30.29 to 57.25. At its current price, it has moved down by -37.66% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 17.83% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently , which indicates that it is 2.87% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 46.22. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is CarGurus, Inc. [CARG] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of CarGurus, Inc. [CARG], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.