Market Price

54.51 

0.33 0.6%

as of Feb 15 '19

52 Week Range:

45.36 64.55


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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


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Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


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Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

KAR Auction Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides used car auction and salvage auction services in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. The company operates through three segments: ADESA Auctions, IAA, 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. This segment sells its products and services through vehicle manufacturers, fleet companies, rental car companies, finance companies, and others. The IAA segment offers various loss solutions and salvage vehicle auction services that facilitate the remarketing of vehicles for a range of sellers, including insurance companies, dealerships, rental car companies, fleet lease companies, and charitable organizations. This segment also provides catastrophe, vehicle inspection center, and transportation and towing services. The AFC segment offers floorplan financing, a short-term inventory-secured financing, to independent used vehicle dealers. As of December 31, 2017, the company had a network of 75 whole car auction locations and 175 salvage auction sites. 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 founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Carmel, Indiana.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Equity (BVPS) 9.49
7.03
8.49
9.19
9.63
10.56
10.67
10.86
9.99
10.82
10.44
growth rate -25.9% 20.8% 8.2% 4.8% 9.7% 1.0% 1.8% -8.0% 8.3% -3.5%
Earnings BIT -48.30
-247.60
34.30
96.80
90.00
271.00
253.90
377.70
427.30
499.00
566.00
growth rate 0.0% 100.0% 182.2% -7.0% 201.1% -6.3% 48.8% 13.1% 16.8% 13.4%
Avg.PE 64.10
26.95
25.77
30.58
61.35
51.99
23.56
27.49
29.72
growth rate -58.0% -4.4% 18.7% 100.6% -15.3% -54.7% 16.7% 8.1%
ROA -0.85
-4.98
0.55
1.59
1.55
1.90
1.35
3.23
3.85
3.60
5.35
growth rate 0.0% 100.0% 189.1% -2.5% 22.6% -29.0% 139.3% 19.2% -6.5% 48.6%
ROE -3.78
-24.51
2.45
5.83
5.58
6.60
4.63
11.18
14.63
15.98
25.12
growth rate 0.0% 100.0% 138.0% -4.3% 18.3% -29.9% 141.5% 30.9% 9.2% 57.2%
ROIC 2.49
-0.82
4.18
5.43
5.80
5.05
3.54
6.85
8.30
8.68
12.73
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% 29.9% 6.8% -12.9% -29.9% 93.5% 21.2% 4.6% 46.7%
Cur. Ratio 1.96
1.68
1.47
1.30
1.14
1.23
1.25
1.30
1.10
1.22
1.31
growth rate -14.3% -12.5% -11.6% -12.3% 7.9% 1.6% 4.0% -15.4% 10.9% 7.4%
Quick Ratio 1.59
1.34
1.33
1.19
1.06
1.12
1.15
1.21
1.03
1.14
1.23
growth rate -15.7% -0.8% -10.5% -10.9% 5.7% 2.7% 5.2% -14.9% 10.7% 7.9%
Leverage 4.47
5.54
3.72
3.64
3.55
3.41
3.46
3.46
4.18
4.69
4.70
growth rate 23.9% -32.9% -2.2% -2.5% -3.9% 1.5% 0.0% 20.8% 12.2% 0.2%
Balance Sheet Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Acct.Receivable 285.70
250.40
271.90
1,209.10
342.40
354.30
1,764.30
2,143.90
2,463.10
2,625.10
growth rate -12.4% 8.6% 344.7% -71.7% 3.5% 398.0% 21.5% 14.9% 6.6%
Acct.Payable 500.00
388.40
435.50
471.70
608.40
648.50
682.70
growth rate -22.3% 12.1% 8.3% 29.0% 6.6% 5.3%
Cur.Assets 752.70
941.90
1,254.70
1,373.20
1,581.40
1,791.50
2,074.90
2,446.10
2,841.20
3,137.40
growth rate 25.1% 33.2% 9.4% 15.2% 13.3% 15.8% 17.9% 16.2% 10.4%
Total Assets 4,157.60
4,251.30
4,525.00
4,779.10
4,922.30
5,127.20
5,351.50
5,771.50
6,557.60
6,984.30
growth rate 2.3% 6.4% 5.6% 3.0% 4.2% 4.4% 7.9% 13.6% 6.5%
Cash 158.40
363.90
119.10
105.60
108.70
191.60
152.90
155.00
201.80
317.20
growth rate 129.7% -67.3% -11.3% 2.9% 76.3% -20.2% 1.4% 30.2% 57.2%
Inventory 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
growth rate
Cur.Liabilities 448.40
642.40
966.80
1,196.20
1,286.90
1,434.60
1,590.60
2,213.90
2,335.00
2,389.20
growth rate 43.3% 50.5% 23.7% 7.6% 11.5% 10.9% 39.2% 5.5% 2.3%
Liabilities 3,406.90
3,109.80
3,280.40
3,435.90
3,478.60
3,645.40
3,804.40
4,385.40
5,160.30
5,499.40
growth rate -8.7% 5.5% 4.7% 1.2% 4.8% 4.4% 15.3% 17.7% 6.6%
LT Debt 2,600.00
2,522.90
2,047.30
1,875.70
1,816.90
1,774.60
1,734.70
1,736.60
1,711.20
2,365.10
2,667.70
growth rate -3.0% -18.9% -8.4% -3.1% -2.3% -2.3% 0.1% -1.5% 38.2% 12.8%
Equity 1,013.60
750.70
1,141.50
1,244.60
1,343.20
1,443.70
1,481.80
1,547.10
1,386.10
1,397.30
1,484.90
growth rate -25.9% 52.1% 9.0% 7.9% 7.5% 2.6% 4.4% -10.4% 0.8% 6.3%
Common Shares 107.00
107.00
108.00
136.00
138.00
139.00
141.00
142.00
142.00
139.00
138.00
growth rate 0.0% 0.9% 25.9% 1.5% 0.7% 1.4% 0.7% 0.0% -2.1% -0.7%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Capital Expenditures 62.80
48.70
57.70
76.90
85.80
102.00
96.60
101.00
134.70
155.10
152.20
growth rate -22.5% 18.5% 33.3% 11.6% 18.9% -5.3% 4.6% 33.4% 15.1% -1.9%
Cash Dividends 0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
26.00
78.60
139.90
151.90
157.10
174.80
growth rate 202.3% 78.0% 8.6% 3.4% 11.3%
Cash From OA 96.80
224.90
250.80
467.60
305.80
290.20
434.00
431.30
482.10
378.00
588.80
growth rate 132.3% 11.5% 86.4% -34.6% -5.1% 49.6% -0.6% 11.8% -21.6% 55.8%
FCF per Share 1.71
2.86
1.12
1.35
1.81
2.48
2.07
2.03
2.97
growth rate 67.3% -60.8% 20.5% 34.1% 37.0% -16.5% -1.9% 46.3%
Sale Purchase of Stock 6.00
0.00
0.00
27.60
22.70
17.10
11.40
growth rate -100.0% -17.8% -24.7% -33.3%
FCF 34.00
95.00
185.00
388.00
220.00
188.00
337.00
330.00
340.00
205.00
437.00
growth rate 179.4% 94.7% 109.7% -43.3% -14.6% 79.3% -2.1% 3.0% -39.7% 113.2%
Income Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Sales 1,100.00
1,771.40
1,729.60
1,822.60
1,886.30
1,963.40
2,173.30
2,417.00
2,690.60
3,150.10
3,458.00
growth rate 61.0% -2.4% 5.4% 3.5% 4.1% 10.7% 11.2% 11.3% 17.1% 9.8%
Op.Income -12.50
195.30
268.80
18.70
92.00
67.70
377.70
427.30
499.00
566.00
growth rate 100.0% 37.6% -93.0% 392.0% -26.4% 457.9% 13.1% 16.8% 13.4%
IBT -247.60
34.30
96.80
90.00
151.60
149.20
265.00
340.50
355.30
398.00
growth rate 100.0% 182.2% -7.0% 68.4% -1.6% 77.6% 28.5% 4.4% 12.0%
Net Income -216.20
23.20
69.60
18.70
92.00
67.70
169.30
214.60
222.40
362.00
growth rate 100.0% 200.0% -73.1% 392.0% -26.4% 150.1% 26.8% 3.6% 62.8%
EPS -0.36
-2.02
0.21
0.51
0.52
0.66
0.48
1.19
1.51
1.60
2.62
growth rate 0.0% 100.0% 142.9% 2.0% 26.9% -27.3% 147.9% 26.9% 6.0% 63.8%
Gross Profit 475.40
718.40
732.30
815.30
851.10
883.40
941.10
1,045.70
1,142.10
1,322.70
1,470.80
growth rate 51.1% 1.9% 11.3% 4.4% 3.8% 6.5% 11.1% 9.2% 15.8% 11.2%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Earnings BIT 141.90
123.40
157.80
179.20
150.80
growth rate -13.0% 27.9% 13.6% -15.9%
Balance Sheet Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Acct.Receivable 2,558.30
2,625.10
2,883.50
2,785.20
2,817.10
growth rate 2.6% 9.8% -3.4% 1.2%
Acct.Payable 754.60
682.70
942.70
874.40
870.30
growth rate -9.5% 38.1% -7.3% -0.5%
Cur.Assets 3,174.10
3,137.40
3,411.10
3,361.30
3,471.60
growth rate -1.2% 8.7% -1.5% 3.3%
Total Assets 6,905.60
6,984.30
7,266.20
7,194.10
7,300.60
growth rate 1.1% 4.0% -1.0% 1.5%
Cash 432.10
317.20
330.80
369.80
455.10
growth rate -26.6% 4.3% 11.8% 23.1%
Inventory
growth rate
Cur.Liabilities 2,347.60
2,389.20
2,627.90
2,564.20
2,624.90
growth rate 1.8% 10.0% -2.4% 2.4%
Liabilities 5,502.90
5,499.40
5,746.10
5,681.60
5,739.10
growth rate -0.1% 4.5% -1.1% 1.0%
LT Debt 2,671.00
2,667.70
2,664.30
2,660.90
2,657.60
growth rate -0.1% -0.1% -0.1% -0.1%
Equity 1,402.70
1,484.90
1,520.10
1,512.50
1,561.50
growth rate 5.9% 2.4% -0.5% 3.2%
Common Shares 1.40
1.30
1.30
1.30
1.30
growth rate -7.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Capital Expenditures 34.70
42.10
38.70
41.50
40.90
growth rate 21.3% -8.1% 7.2% -1.5%
Cash Dividends 43.90
43.30
47.00
47.20
47.00
growth rate -1.4% 8.6% 0.4% -0.4%
Cash From OA 114.00
100.90
152.30
234.40
199.10
growth rate -11.5% 50.9% 53.9% -15.1%
Sale Purchase of Stock 2.90
1.60
5.60
2.80
growth rate -44.8% 250.0% -50.0%
FCF 79.30
58.80
113.60
192.90
158.20
growth rate -25.9% 93.2% 69.8% -18.0%
Income Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Sales 843.00
890.40
950.50
956.60
933.50
growth rate 5.6% 6.8% 0.6% -2.4%
Op.Income 141.90
123.40
157.80
179.20
150.80
growth rate -13.0% 27.9% 13.6% -15.9%
IBT 100.50
103.10
116.40
128.40
102.60
growth rate 2.6% 12.9% 10.3% -20.1%
Net Income 62.80
172.80
90.00
93.20
77.50
growth rate 175.2% -47.9% 3.6% -16.9%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 363.80
365.30
415.50
425.30
400.30
growth rate 0.4% 13.7% 2.4% -5.9%
R&D
growth rate

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

B (71.96)

YOY Growth Grade:

D (44.26)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 17.10 17.14 17.21
EPS / Growth 17.3% 3.18 12.5%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 2.8%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 2.8% 10.9% 10.9%
Future PE 5.68 18.69 18.69
Future EPS 4.21 8.93 8.93
Value Price
MOS %
5.91
-89.2%
41.27
-24.3%
41.27
-24.3%
MOS Price 2.95 20.63 20.63
IRT 13.84 9.54 9.54

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

Read more about Graham Number in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

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