Avis Budget Group Inc. [NASDAQ: CAR] jumped around 1.74 points on Tuesday, while shares priced at $28.09 at the close of the session, up 6.60%. Avis Budget Group Inc. stock is now -12.87% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. CAR Stock saw the intraday high of $29.63 and lowest of $25.9812 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 52.98, which means current price is +342.36% above from all time high which was touched on 02/20/20.
Compared to the average trading volume of 7.60M shares, CAR reached a trading volume of 7959292 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Avis Budget Group Inc. [CAR]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CAR shares is $29.67 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CAR stock is a recommendation set at 2.50. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Morgan Stanley have made an estimate for Avis Budget Group Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Equal-Weight, with their previous recommendation back on May 21, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on April 23, 2020, representing the official price target for Avis Budget Group Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $20, while Consumer Edge Research analysts kept a Equal Weight rating on CAR stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Avis Budget Group Inc. is set at 3.20, with the Price to Sales ratio for CAR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.19. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 7.00, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 11.07. Price to Free Cash Flow for CAR in the course of the last twelve months was 0.76 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.90.
How has CAR stock performed recently?
Avis Budget Group Inc. [CAR] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -3.54. With this latest performance, CAR shares gained by 136.45% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -10.26% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -15.95% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for CAR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 61.66, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 60.70, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 60.12 for Avis Budget Group Inc. [CAR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 17.68, while it was recorded at 26.16 for the last single week of trading, and 26.38 for the last 200 days.
Avis Budget Group Inc. [CAR]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Avis Budget Group Inc. [CAR] shares currently have an operating margin of +8.35 and a Gross Margin at +24.62. Avis Budget Group Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +3.29.
Return on Total Capital for CAR is now 4.79, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 1.92. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 56.45, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.40. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Avis Budget Group Inc. [CAR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 2,610.06. Additionally, CAR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 96.31, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 71.25. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 2,534.15, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 93.51.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Avis Budget Group Inc. [CAR] managed to generate an average of $10,067 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 8.27 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.42.Avis Budget Group Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 0.90.
Earnings analysis for Avis Budget Group Inc. [CAR]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Avis Budget Group Inc. posted 0.79/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.74/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 6.80%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for CAR.
Insider trade positions for Avis Budget Group Inc. [CAR]
There are presently around $2,026 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CAR stocks are: SRS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, LLC with ownership of 16,189,300, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 1.20% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 6,856,250 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $180.66 million in CAR stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $150.26 million in CAR stock with ownership of nearly -2.442% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Avis Budget Group Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 106 institutional holders increased their position in Avis Budget Group Inc. [NASDAQ:CAR] by around 11,165,675 shares. Additionally, 126 investors decreased positions by around 12,176,732 shares, while 37 investors held positions by with 53,545,548 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 76,887,955 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CAR stock had 41 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,463,861 shares, while 58 institutional investors sold positions of 3,369,926 shares during the same period.