NYSE:KAR (USA) Also trade in: Germany Mexico

KAR Auction Services Inc

$ 61.5 -0.79 (-1.27%)
Volume: 1,743,998 Avg Vol (1m): 1,460,825
Market Cap $: 8.20 Bil Enterprise Value $: 12.99 Bil
P/E (TTM): 26.30 P/B: 5.50
Earnings Power Value -3.52
Net Current Asset Value -25.12
Tangible Book -11.58
Projected FCF 49.67
Median P/S Value 52.64
Graham Number 0
Peter Lynch Value 38.56
DCF (FCF Based) 69.87
DCF (Earnings Based) 25.04
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 4/10

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is . It is based on these factors
1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.
A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.05
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
83.66% of 979 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 17286.44, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.01
KAR: 0.05
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.04, Med: 0.08, Max: 0.19
Current: 0.05
0.04
0.19
Equity-to-Asset 0.18
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
87.83% of 961 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 1, Med: 0.49, Min: -1.74
KAR: 0.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.17, Med: 0.25, Max: 0.29
Current: 0.18
0.17
0.29
Debt-to-Equity 3.37
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
88.58% of 744 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 112.3, Med: 0.43, Min: 0.01
KAR: 3.37
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.26, Med: 1.99, Max: 3.44
Current: 3.37
1.26
3.44
Debt-to-EBITDA 5.63
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
55.59% of 662 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 377.27, Med: 2.5, Min: 0.01
KAR: 5.63
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.58, Med: 5.3, Max: 16.81
Current: 5.63
4.58
16.81
Interest Coverage 3.02
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
82.68% of 814 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 53385.22, Med: 27.47, Min: 0.01
KAR: 3.02
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.71, Med: 2.35, Max: 4.68
Current: 3.02
0.71
4.68
Piotroski F-Score 4
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3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 1.59
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.66
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 8.6%
WACC 6.49%

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 16.22
Operating Margin ranked higher than
92.02% of 978 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 222.6, Med: 3.64, Min: -411042.03
KAR: 16.22
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.58, Med: 14.85, Max: 16.37
Current: 16.22
8.58
16.37
Net Margin % 8.17
Net Margin ranked higher than
91.02% of 980 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 239.44, Med: 2.32, Min: -410659.42
KAR: 8.17
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -12.21, Med: 4.26, Max: 10.47
Current: 8.17
-12.21
10.47
ROE % 20.88
ROE ranked higher than
90.96% of 962 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 1239.7, Med: 6.49, Min: -1044.55
KAR: 20.88
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: -24.51, Med: 6.22, Max: 25.12
Current: 20.88
-24.51
25.12
ROA % 4.23
ROA ranked higher than
69.27% of 986 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 1572.62, Med: 2.9, Min: -2744.19
KAR: 4.23
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: -4.98, Med: 1.75, Max: 5.35
Current: 4.23
-4.98
5.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 57.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
88.90% of 982 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 33213.77, Med: 13.8, Min: -32126.98
KAR: 57.79
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -4.32, Med: 37.62, Max: 64.2
Current: 57.79
-4.32
64.2
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 12.70
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
83.30% of 874 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 1040.6, Med: 2.2, Min: -100
KAR: 13.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -6.2, Med: 8.35, Max: 13.7
Current: 13.7
-6.2
13.7
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 14.70
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked higher than
76.18% of 764 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 1002.8, Med: 3.9, Min: -359.7
KAR: 15.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.8, Med: 10.5, Max: 28.7
Current: 15.7
-1.8
28.7
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 30.10
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked higher than
83.21% of 673 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 958.1, Med: 4.9, Min: -260
KAR: 30.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 30.95, Max: 49.4
Current: 30.1
0
49.4

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Business Description

Industry Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail    NAICS : 423110    SIC : 5599
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Traded in other countries XKR.Germany KAR1.Mexico
Address 13085 Hamilton Crossing Boulevard, Carmel, IN, USA, 46032
KAR Auction Services Inc offers a total package for wholesale-used car transactions, from salvage and used-car auctions to a broad range of financial and logistical support. The services comprise financing, repossessions, repairs, transportation, warranty, and inventory services. Kar has three business units in the United States and Canada: Adesa, Insurance Auto Auctions, and Automotive Finance. Adesa operates used-vehicle auctions and offers complete online services for all parties involved. Insurance Auto Auctions is a salvage-auto auction company serving the total-loss needs of insurance companies, lease companies, and rental companies. Automotive Finance provides inventory financing and business services, mainly to independent used-vehicle dealers.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 26.30
PE Ratio ranked lower than
50.69% of 724 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 1496, Med: 19.95, Min: 0.07
KAR: 26.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 17.24, Med: 26.88, Max: 75.31
Current: 26.3
17.24
75.31
Forward PE Ratio 18.83
Forward P/E ranked lower than
57.95% of 195 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 1428.57, Med: 17.89, Min: 1.41
KAR: 18.83
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 26.30
PE without NRI ranked lower than
50.89% of 727 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 1496, Med: 19.89, Min: 0.07
KAR: 26.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 17.24, Med: 26.88, Max: 75.31
Current: 26.3
17.24
75.31
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 16.88
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked higher than
53.18% of 440 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 27795.98, Med: 19.71, Min: 0.13
KAR: 16.88
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.12, Med: 17.28, Max: 31.6
Current: 16.88
10.12
31.6
PB Ratio 5.50
PB Ratio ranked lower than
85.40% of 952 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 2125, Med: 1.63, Min: 0.01
KAR: 5.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.25, Med: 2.91, Max: 5.62
Current: 5.5
1.25
5.62
PS Ratio 2.17
PS Ratio ranked lower than
82.86% of 951 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 1625, Med: 0.68, Min: 0.01
KAR: 2.17
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.75, Med: 1.84, Max: 2.37
Current: 2.17
0.75
2.37
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 17.44
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
51.95% of 437 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 2398.33, Med: 18.2, Min: 0.28
KAR: 17.44
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.84, Med: 14.24, Max: 29.01
Current: 17.44
3.84
29.01
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.03
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
59.24% of 552 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 3448.11, Med: 10.71, Min: 0.07
KAR: 12.03
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.27, Med: 10.08, Max: 17.11
Current: 12.03
3.27
17.11
EV-to-EBIT 20.54
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
60.42% of 758 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 2564.52, Med: 14.76, Min: 0.01
KAR: 20.54
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 13.4, Med: 18.9, Max: 28.8
Current: 20.54
13.4
28.8
EV-to-EBITDA 14.48
EV-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
50.13% of 794 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 2564.52, Med: 11.82, Min: 0.01
KAR: 14.48
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.9, Med: 12.5, Max: 15.7
Current: 14.48
7.9
15.7
EV-to-Revenue 3.38
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
86.58% of 961 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 371655.07, Med: 0.77, Min: 0.01
KAR: 3.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.8, Med: 2.9, Max: 3.4
Current: 3.38
1.8
3.4
PEG Ratio 1.88
PEG Ratio ranked higher than
63.44% of 320 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 187.5, Med: 2.07, Min: 0.03
KAR: 1.88
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.02, Med: 2.32, Max: 63.38
Current: 1.88
1.02
63.38
Shiller PE Ratio 46.93
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
93.15% of 321 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 5921.05, Med: 18.09, Min: 0.06
KAR: 46.93
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 36.43, Med: 61.57, Max: 71.6
Current: 46.93
36.43
71.6
Current Ratio 1.17
Current Ratio ranked lower than
63.17% of 972 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 2533.92, Med: 1.63, Min: 0.01
KAR: 1.17
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.1, Med: 1.29, Max: 1.96
Current: 1.17
1.1
1.96
Quick Ratio 1.17
Quick Ratio ranked higher than
64.81% of 972 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 2533.92, Med: 0.94, Min: -1.65
KAR: 1.17
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.1, Med: 1.29, Max: 1.96
Current: 1.17
1.1
1.96
Days Sales Outstanding 90.87
Days Sales Outstanding ranked lower than
87.45% of 932 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 958.18, Med: 16.1, Min: 0.02
KAR: 90.87
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 52.84, Med: 60.05, Max: 90.87
Current: 90.87
52.84
90.87
Days Payable 164.05
Days Payable ranked higher than
91.89% of 925 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 376278.5, Med: 52.44, Min: 0.01
KAR: 164.05
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 96.15, Med: 127.28, Max: 164.05
Current: 164.05
96.15
164.05

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 2.28
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
52.17% of 1058 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 270.18, Med: 2.29, Min: 0.06
KAR: 2.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.88, Med: 2.74, Max: 3.72
Current: 2.28
0.88
3.72
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.60
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked lower than
55.76% of 608 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 125.93, Med: 0.4, Min: 0.01
KAR: 0.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.29, Med: 0.73, Max: 1.71
Current: 0.6
0.29
1.71
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 8.70
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked higher than
62.50% of 416 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 157.1, Med: 4.1, Min: -100
KAR: 8.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0, Max: 78.5
Current: 8.7
0
78.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.25
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
55.06% of 1037 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 70.37, Med: 2.29, Min: 0.06
KAR: 2.25
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 10.73
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked higher than
90.90% of 1055 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 271.03, Med: 3.12, Min: 0.04
KAR: 10.73
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.14, Med: 12.89, Max: 17.5
Current: 10.73
4.14
17.5
3-Year Share Buyback Rate 1.70
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
83.63% of 568 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 100, Med: -0.7, Min: -1900
KAR: 1.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -8.4, Med: -0.7, Max: 1.7
Current: 1.7
-8.4
1.7

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.24
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
53.58% of 558 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 262.66, Med: 1.23, Min: 0.02
KAR: 1.24
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.84, Med: 1.2, Max: 1.4
Current: 1.24
0.84
1.4
Price-to-DCF (Earnings Based) 2.46
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) ranked lower than
76.24% of 101 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 13.97, Med: 1.16, Min: 0.26
KAR: 2.46
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.17
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
72.25% of 854 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 33.08, Med: 1, Min: 0.01
KAR: 1.17
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.46, Med: 0.99, Max: 1.19
Current: 1.17
0.46
1.19
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.59
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value ranked higher than
54.05% of 185 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 31.27, Med: 1.36, Min: 0.06
KAR: 1.59
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.08, Med: 2.09, Max: 11.55
Current: 1.59
1.08
11.55
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 4.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
53.64% of 988 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 5.31, Min: -1666.67
KAR: 4.86
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.5, Med: 5.3, Max: 7.5
Current: 4.86
3.5
7.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 20.72
Forward Rate of Return ranked higher than
89.08% of 595 companies
in the Specialty Retail industry.
Industry Max: 421.03, Med: 5.78, Min: -16918.52
KAR: 20.72
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.5, Med: 16.45, Max: 26.7
Current: 20.72
6.5
26.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 3,865.9
EPS (TTM) $ 2.34
Beta 1
Volatility % 28.78
52-Week Range $ 43.32 - 64.55
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 132.89

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 4
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy N
Higher Current Ratio yoy N
Less Shares Outstanding yoy Y
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy N