Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) went up by 10.67% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $52.98. The company’s stock price has collected 14.04% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 02/17/21 that Avis Budget Group Announces Pricing of $600 Million of Senior Notes
Is It Worth Investing in Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ :CAR) Right Now?
Plus, the 36-month beta value for CAR is at 2.18. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 3 analysts out of 7 who provided ratings for Avis Budget Group Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 4 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
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The average price from analysts is $48.00, which is $2.75 above the current price. CAR currently public float of 68.42M and currently shorts hold a 13.98% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of CAR was 1.41M shares.
CAR’s Market Performance
CAR stocks went up by 14.04% for the week, with a monthly jump of 18.27% and a quarterly performance of 33.20%, while its annual performance rate touched -3.16%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 8.95% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 7.40% for Avis Budget Group Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 13.92% for CAR stocks with a simple moving average of 54.12% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of CAR
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CAR stocks, with BofA Securities repeating the rating for CAR by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for CAR in the upcoming period, according to BofA Securities is $50 based on the research report published on January 25th of the current year 2021.
Morgan Stanley, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CAR reach a price target of $37. The rating they have provided for CAR stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on July 02nd, 2020.
Morgan Stanley gave a rating of “Equal-Weight” to CAR, setting the target price at $15 in the report published on May 21st of the previous year.
CAR Trading at 22.84% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought CAR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -7.98% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 7.40%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 8.95%, as shares surge +16.63% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +26.95% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, CAR rose by +14.04%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +251.22% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $43.14. In addition, Avis Budget Group Inc. saw 30.70% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CAR starting from SRS Investment Management, LLC, who purchase 9,200 shares at the price of $38.88 back on Dec 11. After this action, SRS Investment Management, LLC now owns 18,430,882 shares of Avis Budget Group Inc., valued at $357,659 using the latest closing price.
SRS Investment Management, LLC, the Director of Avis Budget Group Inc., purchase 600 shares at $38.38 during a trade that took place back on Dec 10, which means that SRS Investment Management, LLC is holding 18,421,682 shares at $23,028 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for CAR
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -5.55 for the present operating margin
- +11.07 for the gross margin
The net margin for Avis Budget Group Inc. stands at -12.66. The total capital return value is set at -1.92, while invested capital returns managed to touch -4.52.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.89, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.88. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.75 and the total asset turnover is 0.25. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.87.