Mister Car Wash Inc (MCW) Shares Decline Despite Market Challenges

Mister Car Wash Inc (NYSE: MCW)’s stock price has plunge by -3.08relation to previous closing price of 7.46. Nevertheless, the company has seen a -2.82% plunge in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. InvestorPlace reported 2024-03-28 that As Biden winds down his first term, he and his administration are introducing a slew of new electric vehicle (EV) policies to make the market more accessible and, possibly, reinvigorate slumping sales as car buyers increasingly cycle back toward conventional car offerings. Last year, EV sales dropped more than 70% as consumers considered their high pricing, relatively limited range and fairly slow charging times compared to the environmental impact and “cool” factor of driving something like a Cybertruck.

Is It Worth Investing in Mister Car Wash Inc (NYSE: MCW) Right Now?

Mister Car Wash Inc (NYSE: MCW) has a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.62x that is above its average ratio. Additionally, the 36-month beta value for MCW is 1.65. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 0 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 0 rating it as “hold,” and 0 rating it as “sell.”

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The public float for MCW is 90.32M and currently, short sellers hold a 13.22% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of MCW on April 03, 2024 was 1.36M shares.

MCW’s Market Performance

MCW’s stock has seen a -2.82% decrease for the week, with a -5.49% drop in the past month and a -13.52% fall in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 4.40%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 3.84% for Mister Car Wash Inc The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -4.00% for MCW’s stock, with a -4.93% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of MCW

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for MCW stocks, with Mizuho repeating the rating for MCW by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for MCW in the upcoming period, according to Mizuho is $11 based on the research report published on March 19, 2024 of the current year 2024.

JP Morgan, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see MCW reach a price target of $9.50. The rating they have provided for MCW stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on February 16th, 2024.

Wells Fargo gave a rating of “Overweight” to MCW, setting the target price at $11 in the report published on January 10th of the current year.

MCW Trading at -11.56% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought MCW to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -28.20% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.84%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.40%, as shares sank -4.00% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -15.92% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, MCW fell by -1.68%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -15.24% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $7.52. In addition, Mister Car Wash Inc saw -16.32% 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 MCW starting from Chimienti Mayra Idali, who sale 35,000 shares at the price of $7.05 back on Mar 15 ’24. After this action, Chimienti Mayra Idali now owns 270,523 shares of Mister Car Wash Inc, valued at $246,750 using the latest closing price.

Lai John Lo-minn, the Chief Executive Officer of Mister Car Wash Inc, sale 23,161 shares at $7.69 during a trade that took place back on Mar 05 ’24, which means that Lai John Lo-minn is holding 2,622,146 shares at $178,108 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for MCW

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • 0.19 for the present operating margin
  • 0.67 for the gross margin

The net margin for Mister Car Wash Inc stands at 0.09. The total capital return value is set at 0.07. Equity return is now at value 9.34, with 2.61 for asset returns.

Based on Mister Car Wash Inc (MCW), the company’s capital structure generated 0.66 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 0.12. The debt to equity ratio resting at 1.93. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is 2.37.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 248.26 million with net debt to EBITDA at 7.72. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.35. The receivables turnover for the company is 44.11for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.32. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.36.


In conclusion, Mister Car Wash Inc (MCW) has seen bad performance in recent times. Analysts have a mixed opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others rating it as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.

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