CarMax Inc. (KMX) Net income fell to 883.20 million: Growth Analysis

CarMax Inc. (KMX) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Thomas J. Folliard Non-Executive Chairman of the Board with 214,935 shares. The second-largest direct holder is William D. Nash President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, with 86,784 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 61,520 shares of KMX is Thomas Reedy Executive Vice President of Finance.

Now turning to institutional ownership of CarMax Inc. (KMX), The Vanguard Group, Inc. is the top holder with 18.03 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is PRIMECAP Management Co. with 10.93 million shares. In the third-place spot with 9.82 million shares is Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb LP.

This company’s stock price was $95.99 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 1535130. Compare that to its average daily volume of 1.17M. Given the fact that this stock has 166.21M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $15.95B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 1.14. Its Price to Sales ratio is 0.83, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 392.00, and its Price to Book ratio is 4.40.

KMX stock has achieved a 5-day range of $94.01 to $98.97, with a total performance of -2.69% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $93.37 to $100.49, generating a +1.19% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +16.27%, trading in the range of $83.11 to $100.49.

In the past 5 days, shares of KMX have made a new high 1 time. In the last month, it has made a new high 7 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 15 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 8/30/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 1.4. This is a 0.07 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 1.33, amounting to an earnings surprise of 5.30%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 8/30/2019, the consensus estimate was 1.49, making for an earnings surprise of 6.70%. For the quarter ending 2/27/2019, EPS was reported at 1.13, generating a 8.70% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 02-2019, was $842.41 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $664.11 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $162.97 million for the year, compared to $-80.55 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$304.64 million, compared to -$296.82 million, and Free Cash flow was $-141.66 million compared to the prior year’s $-377.37 million.

CarMax Inc. (KMX) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 3/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.18, a Debt to Equity ratio of 4.24 and a Debt to EBITDA of 10.67. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 10.11, its Piotroski F-Score is 6, its Altman Z-Score is 2.01 and its Beneish M-Score is -1.96.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 7/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 4.15, a Net Margin of 4.6, a ROE of 25.47, and a ROC of 23.46.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for KMX, this company’s Price to Tangible Book is 4.38 and its Price to Median PS Value is 1.12. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for KMX is now 1.53, and this organization’s Price to Graham Number is 1.89. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 8.94.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for KMX is sitting at 0.56, while its Current Ratio is 2.42 and its PEG Ratio is 1.4. This stock’s PB Ratio is 4.38, its PS Ratio is 0.85, its Forward PE Ratio is 17.04, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 18.44. Similarly, its Shiller PE Ratio is 31.51.