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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M4,804Revenue $M2,365Net Margin (%)7.2Z-Score1.6
Enterprise Value $M6,406EPS $1.2Operating Margin %16.0F-Score8
P/E(ttm))30.6Cash Flow Per Share $2.5Pre-tax Margin (%)11.2Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book3.310-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0Quick Ratio1.3Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales2.25-y EBITDA Growth Rate %2.1Current Ratio1.3Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow7.2y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %21.4ROA % (ttm)3.2Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %2.8Insider Buy (3m)1ROE % (ttm)11.2Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %85.0Shares Outstanding M141ROI % (ttm)0.9Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with KAR

Number of guru portfolios checked: 85. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
KARMario Cibelli 2014-12-31 Add1.52%$26.44 - $35.18
($32.13)
$ 36.4714%Add 51.11%340,000
KARLeon Cooperman 2014-12-31 Add0.25%$26.44 - $35.18
($32.13)
$ 36.4714%Add 14.18%3,377,161
KARJoel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Reduce-0.01%$26.44 - $35.18
($32.13)
$ 36.4714%Reduce -74.02%6,662
KARLeon Cooperman 2014-09-30 Add0.45%$28.38 - $32.64
($30.2)
$ 36.4721%Add 59.21%2,957,661
KARJeff Ubben 2014-09-30 Sold Out -0.19%$28.38 - $32.64
($30.2)
$ 36.4721%Sold Out0
KARJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce-0.01%$28.38 - $32.64
($30.2)
$ 36.4721%Reduce -40.53%25,643
KARMario Cibelli 2014-06-30 Add2.13%$29 - $32
($30.5)
$ 36.4720%Add 275%225,000
KARJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add$29 - $32
($30.5)
$ 36.4720%Add 37.18%43,117
KARMario Cibelli 2014-03-31 Buy 0.83%$27.5 - $32.1
($29.6)
$ 36.4723%New holding, 60000 sh.60,000
KARLeon Cooperman 2014-03-31 Add0.29%$27.5 - $32.1
($29.6)
$ 36.4723%Add 61.94%1,898,392
KARJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Buy 0.01%$27.5 - $32.1
($29.6)
$ 36.4723%New holding, 31431 sh.31,431
KARLeon Cooperman 2013-12-31 Buy 0.49%$27.09 - $30.15
($28.66)
$ 36.4727%New holding, 1172300 sh.1,172,300
KARGeorge Soros 2013-12-31 Sold Out -0.13%$27.09 - $30.15
($28.66)
$ 36.4727%Sold Out0
KARGeorge Soros 2013-09-30 Buy 0.13%$23.62 - $28.58
($26.37)
$ 36.4738%New holding, 420800 sh.420,800
KARGeorge Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $15.79 - $20.91
($18.47)
$ 36.4798%Sold Out0
KARGeorge Soros 2011-03-31 Buy $13.8 - $15.23
($14.63)
$ 36.47149%New holding, 11600 sh.11,600
KARMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Reduce-0.02%$13.8 - $15.23
($14.63)
$ 36.47149%Reduce -28.01%512,200
KARMario Gabelli 2010-12-31 Add0.02%$11.9 - $14.07
($12.86)
$ 36.47184%Add 94.93%711,500
KARMario Gabelli 2010-09-30 Add0.01%$11.25 - $13.33
($12.44)
$ 36.47193%Add 78.05%365,000
KARGeorge Soros 2010-09-30 Sold Out -0.01%$11.25 - $13.33
($12.44)
$ 36.47193%Sold Out0
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

KAR is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
KAR Mario Cibelli 2014-12-31340,0000.244.5+51.11%
KAR Leon Cooperman 2014-12-313,377,1612.392+14.18%
KAR Mario Gabelli 2014-12-31470,9000.330.09
KAR Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-316,66200-74.02%
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KAR: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Byrd Warren WEVP of Corp Dev & Real Estate 2015-02-18Sell18,720$37-1.35view
Vignes DavidEVP of Enterprise Optimization 2015-02-02Sell10,000$34.17.04view
Vignes DavidEVP of Enterprise Optimization 2015-01-02Sell10,000$34.545.67view
Byrd Warren WEVP of Corp Dev & Real Estate 2014-12-19Sell10,998$354.29view
Peter KellyCTO & Pres of Digital Srvs Grp 2014-12-15Sell45,000$31.9914.1view
Caruso Thomas J.Chief Client Officer 2014-12-15Sell3,038$34.286.48view
Caruso Thomas J.Chief Client Officer 2014-12-08Sell3,075$34.575.58view
Caruso Thomas J.Chief Client Officer 2014-12-01Sell3,075$34.266.54view
Vignes DavidEVP of Enterprise Optimization 2014-12-01Sell10,000$34.266.54view
Hill Mark EDirector 2014-11-26Buy3,000$34.565.61view

Press Releases about KAR :

    Quarterly/Annual Reports about KAR:

    News about KAR:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
    KAR Auction Services Receives 2015 Digital Edge 25 Award From IDG Enterprise and CIO Executive Counc Jan 13 2015 
    AFC Names Senior Vice President of Operations Jan 07 2015 
    Preferred Warranties Names New President Nov 17 2014 
    KAR Auction Services, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Oct 21 2014 
    ADESA Launches New Marketplace Mobile App Oct 15 2014 
    Columbia Management's Top 5 New Buys Amid Buoyant Outlook Aug 12 2013 
    ADESA Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Feb 24 2011 
    ADESA Inc. (KAR) President and CEO of IAAI Thomas C Obrien sells 249,056 Shares Sep 01 2010 
    ADESA Inc. (KAR) CFO Eric M. Loughmiller buys 12,900 Shares Aug 17 2010 
    Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Hemispherx Biopharma Inc, ADESA Inc, Entergy Corp, and Danaher Corp. Aug 15 2010 

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