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CarGurus EBITDA per Share

: $1.42 (TTM As of Jun. 2021)
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CarGurus's EBITDA per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $0.41. Its EBITDA per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2021 was $1.42.

During the past 12 months, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate of CarGurus was 195.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 45.00% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EBITDA per Share growth rate using EBITDA per Share data.

The historical rank and industry rank for CarGurus's EBITDA per Share or its related term are showing as below:

NAS:CARG' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45   Med: 49.9   Max: 54.8
Current: 45

45
54.8

During the past 6 years, the highest 3-Year average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate of CarGurus was 54.80% per year. The lowest was 45.00% per year. And the median was 49.90% per year.

NAS:CARG's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 25 Companies
in the Interactive Media industry.

( Industry Median: -5.60 vs. NAS:CARG: 45.00 )

CarGurus's EBITDA for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $48.6 Mil.

During the past 12 months, the average EBITDA Growth Rate of CarGurus was 201.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 78.90% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EBITDA Growth Rate using EBITDA data.

During the past 6 years, the highest 3-Year average EBITDA Growth Rate of CarGurus was 78.90% per year. The lowest was 58.20% per year. And the median was 68.55% per year.


CarGurus EBITDA per Share Historical Data

The historical data trend for CarGurus's EBITDA per Share can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

CarGurus Annual Data
Trend Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
EBITDA per Share
Premium Member Only 0.10 0.31 0.25 0.37 0.96

CarGurus Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
EBITDA per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.11 0.40 0.32 0.29 0.41

CarGurus EBITDA per Share Calculation

EBITDA per Share is the amount of Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) per outstanding share of the company's stock.

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) is what the company earns before it expenses interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization.

CarGurus's EBITDA per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

EBITDA per Share(A: Dec. 2020 )
=EBITDA/Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=109.098/113.850
=0.96

CarGurus's EBITDA per Share for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 is calculated as

EBITDA per Share(Q: Jun. 2021 )
=EBITDA/Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=48.642/119.454
=0.41

EBITDA per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $1.42

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


CarGurus  (NAS:CARG) EBITDA per Share Explanation

EBITDA is a cash flow measure that ignores changes in working capital. EBITDA minus Depreciation, and Amortization (DA) equals EBIT. EBIT is profit before interest and taxes. Of course, Interest and taxes need to be paid.

While depreciation and amortization expenses do not need to be paid in cash, assets - especially tangible assets - do need to be replaced over time. EBITDA is not a measure of profit in any sense. EBITDA is a measure of cash generation by a business where the uses of that cash may be more or less discretionary depending on the nature of the business.

The EBITDA of a TV station is largely discretionary. Owners may use much of the EBITDA generated by a TV station as they see fit. The EBITDA of a railroad is largely non-discretionary. Owners must use much of the EBITDA generated by a railroad to replace the physical assets of the railroad or the business will literally fall apart over time.

EBITDA can be thought of as the cash a business generates that is available to:

Add more inventory
Add more receivables
Replace property, plant, and equipment
Add more property, plant, and equipment
Pay interest
Pay taxes
And finally: pay owners

EBITDA is widely used in financial analysis because Depreciation and Amortization are not present day cash expenses.. Depreciation and amortization are the spreading out of the costs of assets over the time in which those assets provide benefits. Today's depreciation and amortization expenses relate to assets bought in the past. The assets being expensed may or may not need to be replaced in the future. And the cost to replace the assets may be more or less than it was in the past. For this reason, the depreciation and amortization expenses a company records in the present year may have no relationship to the actual cash costs needed to maintain its assets in future years.

A company's depreciation expense depends on both its expectations about the assets it owns and its choice of accounting methods. Two companies owning identical assets may have different depreciation expenses because they have different expectations about the useful lives of those assets and because they make different accounting choices.

Analysts use EBITDA to remove this element of personal choice from a company's accounting statements. The use of EBITDA is an attempt to make the results of different companies more comparable and uniform.


Be Aware

Although depreciation is not a cash cost it is a real business cost because the company has to pay for the fixed assets when they purchase them. Both Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger hate the idea of EBITDA because in this calculation, depreciation is not counted as an expense.

EBITDA over Revenue is a good metric for comparing the operating efficiencies between companies because EBITDA is less vulnerable to companies' accounting choices. For this reason, EBITDA is used in ranking the Predictability of Companies.


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CarGurus Business Description

CarGurus logo
Industry
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
2 Canal Park, 4th Floor, Cambridge, MA, USA, 02141
CarGurus Inc is a company that acts as an online automotive marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of new and used cars. The company provides three types of marketplace Listing products, Restricted Listings, and Enhanced or Featured Listing through which it offers real-time and historical data analyzing the connections and pricing analysis. It also provides all dealers with a web widget to place Deal Rating Badges, which show deal rating. The listing platforms offer auto manufacturers and others to buy advertising on the company's site and target consumers based on the make, model, and zip code of the cars. The company operates through two geographical segments namely United States and International. Most of the company's revenue comes from the United States.
Executives
Steinert Langley director, 10 percent owner, officer: CEO and Chairman C/O CARGURUS, INC. 2 CANAL PARK, 4TH FLOOR CAMBRIDGE MA 02141
Caputo Thomas Michael officer: Chief Product Officer C/O CARGURUS, INC. 2 CANAL PARK, 4TH FL. CAMBRIDGE MA 02141
Eldridge Andrea Lee officer: Chief People Officer 50 PEMBERTON STREET CAMBRIDGE MA 02140
Patton Kathleen Bender officer: General Counsel and Secretary 2 CANAL PARK 4TH FLOOR CAMBRIDGE MA 02141
Welch Sarah Amory officer: Chief Marketing Officer C/O CARGURUS, INC. 2 CANAL PARK, 4TH FL. CAMBRIDGE MA 02141
Zales Samuel officer: COO and President C/O CARGURUS, INC. 2 CANAL PARK, 4TH FL. CAMBRIDGE MA 02141
Lomeli Kyle officer: Chief Technology Officer 120 SYCAMORE STREET BELMONT MA 02478
Schwartz Greg M director C/O ZILLOW GROUP, INC. 1301 SECOND AVENUE, FLOOR 31 SEATTLE WA 98101
Smith Ian G director C/O CARGURUS, INC. 2 CANAL PARK, 4TH FLOOR CAMBRIDGE MA 02141
Parafestas Anastasios director C/O THE BOLLARD GROUP LLC ONE JOY STREET BOSTON MA 02108
Conine Steven director C/O WAYFAIR INC. 4 COPLEY PLACE BOSTON MA 02116
Hickok Lori A director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: HICKOK LORI A a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Kaufer Stephen director C/O TRIPADVISOR, INC. 141 NEEDHAM STREET NEWTON MA 02464
Chrzan Oliver Ian officer: Chief Technology Officer 86 WASHINGTON ST. NEWTON MA 02458
Argonaut 22 Llc 10 percent owner 1 JOY STREET BOSTON MA 02108

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