Press coverage about Cars.com (NASDAQ:CARS) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cars.com earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 45.4838735505697 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Thrivent Financial For Lutherans Increases Stake in Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR) (fishinghd.com)
- America’s Car-Mart, Inc. : Investor Network: America’s Car-Mart, Inc. to Host Earnings Call (4-traders.com)
- Inc. Magazine Honors Car Keys Express as One of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies (prnewswire.com)
- This Guy Came to the U.S. From Germany to Sell Cars. Then Tesla Came Along (inc.com)
- Toyota and Servco Pacific Inc. Pilot Test New Car Share Application (corporatenews.pressroom.toyota.com)
A number of analysts have commented on CARS shares. Craig Hallum assumed coverage on Cars.com in a report on Thursday, July 20th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $25.00 price objective for the company. Barrington Research assumed coverage on Cars.com in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock.
Cars.com (NASDAQ:CARS) opened at 24.46 on Friday. Cars.com has a 12 month low of $19.90 and a 12 month high of $29.47. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $24.81 and a 200 day moving average price of $25.58. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.75 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.51.
Cars.com (NASDAQ:CARS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.40. The company had revenue of $156.62 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $157 million. Cars.com had a net margin of 15.84% and a return on equity of 5.13%. Cars.com’s revenue was up .0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.59 earnings per share. Equities analysts predict that Cars.com will post $1.35 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Cars.com Company Profile
Cars.com Inc owns a digital automotive marketplace business (Cars.com). Cars.com is an online research destination for car shoppers. The Company is engaged in the sale of online subscription advertising products targeting car dealerships. It offers a suite of products and services targeting the automotive needs of its buyer and seller customers.
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