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Wall Street Pummels CarGurus Inc. (CARG) After Recent Earnings Report

CarGurus Inc. (NASDAQ:CARG) went down by -0.52% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $50.03. The company’s stock price has collected -11.25% of loss in the last five trading sessions.

Is It Worth Investing in CarGurus Inc. (NASDAQ :CARG) Right Now?

Plus, the 36-month beta value for CARG is at 1.63. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 9 analysts out of 12 who provided ratings for CarGurus Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $29.40, which is $16.36 above the current price. CARG currently public float of 101.15M and currently shorts hold a 6.85% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of CARG was 1.13M shares.

CARG’s Market Performance

CARG stocks went down by -11.25% for the week, with a monthly drop of -16.51% and a quarterly performance of -32.86%, while its annual performance rate touched -51.08%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.06% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.36% for CarGurus Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -16.63% for CARG stocks with a simple moving average of -49.14% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of CARG

BTIG Research, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CARG reach a price target of $33, previously predicting the price at $40. The rating they have provided for CARG stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on June 21st, 2022.

Northcoast gave a rating of “Buy” to CARG, setting the target price at $43 in the report published on February 02nd of the current year.

CARG Trading at -27.12% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought CARG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -69.58% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 4.36%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.06%, as shares sank -18.83% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -32.65% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, CARG fell by -11.25%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -57.90% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $18.08. In addition, CarGurus Inc. saw -54.76% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CARG starting from Zales Samuel, who sale 17,707 shares at the price of $25.02 back on Jul 21. After this action, Zales Samuel now owns 392,587 shares of CarGurus Inc., valued at $443,029 using the latest closing price.

Zales Samuel, the COO and President of CarGurus Inc., sale 2,293 shares at $25.01 during a trade that took place back on Jul 20, which means that Zales Samuel is holding 392,587 shares at $57,348 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for CARG

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +15.73 for the present operating margin
  • +67.65 for the gross margin

The net margin for CarGurus Inc. stands at -0.02. Equity return is now at value -24.20, with -13.30 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 3.25.