KAR Auction Services, Inc. (KAR)

$16.25

+0.59 (+3.77%)
Rating:
Recommendation:
Buy
Symbol KAR
Price $16.25
Beta 1.051
Volume Avg. 1.48M
Market Cap 1.975B
Shares () -
52 Week Range 11.76-22.1
1y Target Est -
DCF Unlevered KAR DCF ->
DCF Levered KAR LDCF ->
ROE 0.93% Neutral
ROA 0.20% Neutral
Operating Margin -
Debt / Equity 414.04% Strong Buy
P/E -
P/B 1.30 Strong Buy
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Mr. James Hallett
Consumer Cyclical
Auto & Truck Dealerships
New York Stock Exchange

KAR Auction Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides used vehicle auctions and related vehicle remarketing services for the automotive industry in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. The company operates through two segments, ADESA Auctions and AFC. The ADESA Auctions segment offers whole car auctions and related services to the vehicle remarketing industry through online auctions and auction facilities. It also provides value-added services, such as auction related, transportation, reconditioning, inspection, title and repossession administration and remarketing, vehicle research, and analytical services, as well as data as a service. This segment sells its products and services through vehicle manufacturers, fleet companies, rental car companies, finance companies, and others. As of December 31, 2021, this segment had a network of approximately 70 vehicle logistics center locations in North America. The AFC segment offers floorplan financing, a short-term inventory-secured financing to independent used vehicle dealers; and sells vehicle service contracts. The company provides wheel repair and hail catastrophe response services. It serves vehicle manufacturers, vehicle rental companies, financial institutions, commercial fleets and fleet management companies, and dealer customers. The company was formerly known as KAR Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to KAR Auction Services, Inc. in November 2009. KAR Auction Services, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Carmel, Indiana.