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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.

Financial Strength

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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
CARS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CARS: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CARS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: 9999.5 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
N/A
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.95
CARS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CARS: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CARS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 0.95 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.95
0.93
0.95
Interest Coverage No Debt
CARS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CARS: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CARS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth

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history
Operating Margin % 26.83
CARS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CARS: 26.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CARS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 21.27 Max: 27.9
Current: 26.83
4.5
27.9
Net Margin % 26.75
CARS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CARS: 26.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CARS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.03  Med: 27.16 Max: 119.28
Current: 26.75
25.03
119.28
ROE % 4.78
CARS's ROE % is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CARS: 4.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CARS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.16  Med: 8.93 Max: 13.7
Current: 4.78
4.16
13.7
ROA % 8.42
CARS's ROA % is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CARS: 8.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CARS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.03  Med: 9.9 Max: 12.76
Current: 8.42
7.03
12.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 376.24
CARS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CARS: 376.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CARS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 376.24  Med: 745.55 Max: 1089.92
Current: 376.24
376.24
1089.92
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Business Description

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Headquarter Location:USA
Cars.com Inc is an online destination for buying and selling of new and used vehicles. The company also operates Auto.com, DealerRater.com, NewCars.com and PickupTrucks.com, websites directed towards different consumer segments.

Ratios

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history
PE Ratio 14.10
NYSE:CARS's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. NYSE:CARS: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
NYSE:CARS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 14.1
Current: 14.1
0
14.1
Forward PE Ratio 22.73
NYSE:CARS's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. NYSE:CARS: 22.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 14.10
NYSE:CARS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. NYSE:CARS: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
NYSE:CARS' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 14.1
Current: 14.1
0
14.1
PB Ratio 0.83
NYSE:CARS's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. NYSE:CARS: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NYSE:CARS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.83
0
0.83
EV-to-EBIT 11.88
NYSE:CARS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. NYSE:CARS: 11.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NYSE:CARS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.05  Med: 0 Max: 11.88
Current: 11.88
-0.05
11.88
EV-to-EBITDA 7.92
NYSE:CARS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. NYSE:CARS: 7.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NYSE:CARS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.03  Med: 0 Max: 7.92
Current: 7.92
-0.03
7.92
Current Ratio 1.60
NYSE:CARS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. NYSE:CARS: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NYSE:CARS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.53 Max: 1.66
Current: 1.6
1.11
1.66
Quick Ratio 1.60
NYSE:CARS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. NYSE:CARS: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NYSE:CARS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.53 Max: 1.66
Current: 1.6
1.11
1.66
Days Sales Outstanding 52.66
NYSE:CARS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. NYSE:CARS: 52.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NYSE:CARS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.66  Med: 54.8 Max: 56.67
Current: 52.66
52.66
56.67
Days Payable 12.24
NYSE:CARS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. NYSE:CARS: 12.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NYSE:CARS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.24  Med: 24.37 Max: 26.68
Current: 12.24
12.24
26.68

Buy Back

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Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 88.13
NYSE:CARS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. NYSE:CARS: 88.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
NYSE:CARS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 88.13
Current: 88.13
0
88.13
Price-to-Graham-Number 7.40
NYSE:CARS's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. NYSE:CARS: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
NYSE:CARS' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 7.4
Current: 7.4
0
7.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.43
NYSE:CARS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. NYSE:CARS: 8.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:CARS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2000  Med: 0 Max: 8.79
Current: 8.43
-2000
8.79

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $633.79
EPS (TTM) $ 2.00
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $19.90 - 29.47
Shares Outstanding (Mil)71.59

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 640 672 716
EPS ($) 1.24 1.05 1.24
EPS without NRI ($) 1.24 1.05 1.24
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

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