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Recent Fundamentals: Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ: CAR)


Avis Budget Group is part of the consulting and outsourcing industry and industrials sector. The company CEO is Larry De Shon. Avis Budget Group Inc provides automotive vehicle rental and car sharing services. It offers various rental services under the Avis, Budget, and Zipcar brands. The firm has its own network of rental locations and licenses its brands to franchisees.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The CAR stock showed a previous change of 7.40% with an open at 27.66 and a close of 27.58. It reached an intraday high of 28.39 and a low of 27.02.

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The stock has a market cap of $2.1b with 77.3m shares outstanding, of which the float is 65.2m shares. Trading volume reached 5,068,625 shares compared to its average volume of 1,426,548 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Avis Budget Group shares returned 3.37% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 17.11%. Over three months, it changed -12.17%. In one year it has changed -32.35% and within that year its 52-week high was 50.88 and its 52-week low was 21.63. CAR stock is 27.51% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 33.12 and a 50 day moving average of 25.83. Currently CAR stock is trading -16.72% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 4.3 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 6.41. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.31. The TTM EPS is 3.61, which comes to a TTM PE of 7.64. Historically, the PE high was 775.10 and the PE low was 6.41. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 23.15, which is a decrease of -16.05%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  3.33
06-30-2018:  0.57
03-31-2018:  -0.74
12-31-2017:  0.45

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 32.95, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 16.30%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 15.00% of insider ownership and 134.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.84

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 80.69%, return on assets is 1.88%, profit margin is 2.15%, price-to-sales is 0.28 and price-to-book is 3.81.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 1  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 1  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.