Avis Budget Group Inc. [NASDAQ: CAR] surged by $3.58 during the normal trading session on Wednesday and reaching a high of $41.98 during the day while it closed the day at $41.22. The company report on January 15, 2021 that Avis Budget Group to Announce Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2020 Results on February 16th.
Conference Call to Discuss Results Scheduled for February 17th, 2021.
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Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) announced that it plans to report its fourth quarter and full year 2020 results after the market close on Tuesday, February 16th, 2021, and to host a conference call for institutional investors to discuss these results on Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time.
Avis Budget Group Inc. stock has also gained 6.32% of its value over the past 7 days. However, CAR stock has inclined by 24.53% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 42.68% and gained 10.51% year-on date.
The market cap for CAR stock reached $2.87 billion, with 69.70 million shares outstanding and 68.42 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 1.89M shares, CAR reached a trading volume of 2328570 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to 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 $42.33 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 2.30. 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 Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on July 02, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on May 21, 2020, representing the official price target for Avis Budget Group Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $13, while JP Morgan analysts kept a Neutral rating on CAR stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Avis Budget Group Inc. is set at 2.19, with the Price to Sales ratio for CAR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.46. Price to Free Cash Flow for CAR in the course of the last twelve months was 2.52 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.20.
CAR stock trade performance evaluation
Avis Budget Group Inc. [CAR] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 6.32. With this latest performance, CAR shares gained by 10.27% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 42.68% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 19.00% 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 62.35, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 66.61, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 59.59 for Avis Budget Group Inc. [CAR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 37.18, while it was recorded at 38.86 for the last single week of trading, and 28.77 for the last 200 days.
Avis Budget Group Inc. [CAR]: An insightful look at the core 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 1.20 and a Current Ratio set at 1.20.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Avis Budget Group Inc. [CAR] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Avis Budget Group Inc. posted 0.73/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.5/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 46.00%. 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. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Avis Budget Group Inc. go to -2.10%.
Avis Budget Group Inc. [CAR]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $2,849 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CAR stocks are: SRS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, LLC with ownership of 18,048,628, which is approximately 8.147% of the company’s market cap and around 0.30% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 6,373,593 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $262.72 million in CAR stocks shares; and NOMURA HOLDINGS INC, currently with $207.55 million in CAR stock with ownership of nearly -1.088% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Avis Budget Group Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 98 institutional holders increased their position in Avis Budget Group Inc. [NASDAQ:CAR] by around 6,757,855 shares. Additionally, 117 investors decreased positions by around 9,200,416 shares, while 39 investors held positions by with 53,153,514 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 69,111,785 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CAR stock had 55 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,489,528 shares, while 23 institutional investors sold positions of 1,170,435 shares during the same period.