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Cars.com is being told to profit or sell

Alexander Lau

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Feb 11, 2015
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Integration of 3rd party software.

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For every 100 vehicles, dealers are losing $25,000 in profit loss from incorrect vehicle data. In addition, their employees are spending 33.3 hours on manual vehicle data entry.
 

Jeff Kershner

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May 1, 2005
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Valuation for Cars.com Inc. (CARS) at ROC Hits 0.752263

Taking a deep dive into the Return on Invested Capital (aka ROIC) for Cars.com Inc. (CARS), we see that the number stands at 0.752263. The Return on Invested Capital is a ratio that determines whether a company is profitable or not. It tells investors how well a company is turning their capital into profits. The ROIC is calculated by dividing the net operating profit (or EBIT) by the employed capital. The employed capital is calculated by subrating current liabilities from total assets. Similarly, the Return on Invested Capital Quality ratio is a tool in evaluating the quality of a company’s ROIC over the course of five years. The ROIC 5 year average is calculated using the five year average EBIT, five year average (net working capital and net fixed assets). The ROIC 5 year average of Cars.com Inc. (CARS) is 1.909161...

https://bucknerbusinessdaily.com/valuation-for-cars-com-inc-cars-at-roc-hits-0-752263/384380/
 

Alexander Lau

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Earnings Preview: Cars.com (CARS) Q1 Earnings Expected to Decline
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/earnings-preview-cars-com-cars-143302827.html?.tsrc=rss

Cars.com (CARS) is expected to deliver a year-over-year decline in earnings on lower revenues when it reports results for the quarter ended March 2019. This widely-known consensus outlook gives a good sense of the company's earnings picture, but how the actual results compare to these estimates is a powerful factor that could impact its near-term stock price.
 
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Cars was always destined to fail. So are the other 3rd party lead providers. Not an "if" but "when". Dealers are getting hip to the game and are going to win back their rankings. It isn't happening overnight but Cars made its money on stolen data. "House of car(d)s.com."