CarMax Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts (NYSE:KMX)
Shares of CarMax (NYSE:KMX) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the nine analysts that are presently covering the company, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $52.88.
Shares of CarMax (NYSE:KMX) traded down 0.53% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $50.81. 50,182 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. CarMax has a 52 week low of $42.54 and a 52 week high of $53.70. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $51.0 and its 200-day moving average is $47.50. The company has a market cap of $11.139 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.44.
CarMax (NYSE:KMX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, June 20th. The company reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $3.75 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.60 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.64 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 13.3% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that CarMax will post $2.54 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have recently commented on KMX. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of CarMax in a research note on Wednesday, August 13th. They now have a $52.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at KeyCorp initiated coverage on shares of CarMax in a research note on Wednesday, June 25th. They set a “buy” rating and a $62.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of CarMax from $49.00 to $54.00 in a research note on Monday, June 23rd. They now have a “sector perform” rating on the stock.
CarMax, Inc (NYSE:KMX) is a holding company and its operations are conducted through its subsidiaries.
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