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CarGurus PS Ratio

: 5.80 (As of Today)
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The PS Ratio, or Price-to-Sales ratio, or Price/Sales, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Revenue per Share. As of today, CarGurus's share price is $34.23. CarGurus's Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2021 was $5.91. Hence, CarGurus's PS Ratio for today is 5.80.

The historical rank and industry rank for CarGurus's PS Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

NAS:CARG' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.96   Med: 6.98   Max: 14.88
Current: 5.79

2.96
14.88

During the past 6 years, CarGurus's highest PS Ratio was 14.88. The lowest was 2.96. And the median was 6.98.

NAS:CARG's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 73 Companies
in the Interactive Media industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. NAS:CARG: 5.79 )

CarGurus's Revenue per Sharefor the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $1.82. Its Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2021 was $5.91.

Warning Sign:

CarGurus Inc revenue per share has been in decline over the past 3 years.

During the past 12 months, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate of CarGurus was 19.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was -2.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 37.30% per year.

During the past 6 years, CarGurus's highest 3-Year average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 63.10% per year. The lowest was -2.50% per year. And the median was 40.90% per year.

Back to Basics: PS Ratio


CarGurus PS Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for CarGurus's PS Ratio 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
PS Ratio
Premium Member Only - 5.74 8.42 6.78 6.55

CarGurus Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
PS Ratio 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 5.13 4.41 6.55 4.85 4.44

Competitive Comparison

For the Internet Content & Information subindustry, CarGurus's PS Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PS Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

CarGurus PS Ratio Distribution

For the Interactive Media industry and Communication Services sector, CarGurus's PS Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where CarGurus's PS Ratio falls into.



CarGurus PS Ratio Calculation

The PS Ratio, or Price-to-Sales ratio, or Price/Sales, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Revenue per Share. It is a ratio widely used to value stocks and it was first used by Ken Fisher.

CarGurus's PS Ratio for today is calculated as

PS Ratio=Share Price/Revenue per Share (TTM)
=34.23/5.906
=5.80

CarGurus's Share Price of today is $34.23.
CarGurus's Revenue 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 $5.91.

* 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

PS Ratio=Market Cap/Revenue

The Revenue here is for the trailing 12 months.


CarGurus  (NAS:CARG) PS Ratio Explanation

The PS Ratio is an excellent valuation indicator if you want to compare a stock with its historical valuation or with the stocks in the same industry. The PS Ratio works especially well when you want to compare the stock's current valuation with its historical valuation. The PS Ratio is a great valuation tool for evaluating cyclical businesses where the PE Ratio works poorly. It works the best when comparing the current valuation with the historical valuation because over time, a company's profit margin tends to revert to the mean.

When the PS Ratio is applied to the whole stock market, it can be used to evaluate the current market valuation and projected returns. In this case, the price is the total market cap of all stocks that are traded, and sales are the GDP of the country. This is how Warren Buffett estimates the broad market valuation and project future returns.

Similar to the PE Ratio or Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow , the PS Ratio measures the valuation based on the earning power of the company. This is where it is different from the PB Ratio , which measures the valuation based on the company's balance sheet.


Be Aware

The PS Ratio does not tell you how cheap or expensive the stock is. It cannot be used to compare companies in different industries. It works better for companies within the same industry because these companies tend to have similar capital structures and profit margins. It works the best when comparing a company with itself in the past.


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CarGurus Business Description

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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
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Conine Steven director C/O WAYFAIR INC. 4 COPLEY PLACE BOSTON MA 02116
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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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