Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Wed 20 Feb (In 38 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $0.58 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company reportedly generated EPS of $3.33 per share of its common stock. Looking at profitability indicators, this organization has an operating margin of 7.70%, a profit margin of 4.10% and a gross margin of 49.00%.
Speaking of Wall Street analysts, a number of market experts at top investment banks have recently posted their updated ratings on shares of Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR). Most recently, on July 30th, 2018, Northcoast Upgrade a Buy rating. Before that, on June 26th, 2018, Morgan Stanley Resumed to Underweight. Northcoast Downgrade a Neutral rating on April 11th, 2018, Goldman Downgrade an Sell rating on February 14th, 2018, and JP Morgan Initiated a Overweight rating on August 4th, 2017.
At its current price point, combined with the fact that this company has 76.04M shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 1.98B. In the last trading day, 1,488,313 shares of Avis Budget Group, Inc. were traded, which compares to its usual volume of about 1.72M shares per day of trading.
If we compare this company’s current price to its recent pricing activity, we can see that the price has changed by $2.88 in the past five trading days, resulting in a percentage change of +12.45% and a moving average of 24.94. In the past 20 days, its price changed by $0.32 (which is +1.25%) and the stock’s moving average was 24.08. Looking back a full 50 days, shares of CAR changed by -$1.70 (which is -6.13%) and demonstrated a moving average of 27.24.
Staying in the same analytical area, this company’s stock has demonstrated a 9-day Stochastic %K score of 93.72%, a 14-day Stochastic %K score of 88.14% and a 20-day Stochastic %K score of 77.05%. Using a similar metric, Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR) shares showed a Stochastic %D of 90.31% over the past 9 days, a Stochastic %D score of 75.11% over the last 14 days, and a 20-day Stochastic %D of 60.96%. Meanwhile, this stock’s MACD Oscillator was 1.68 over the past 9 days, 1.86 over the past two weeks, and 1.47 in the last 20 days.
As recent trading data suggests, this company’s shares have been hovering close to the $26.01 level. Over the past 12 months, this stock has experienced a high price of $50.88 and a low of $21.63. Top market experts pay heightened attention to a stock as it is getting closer to a notable historic high price or low price.
SRS Investment Management LLC Held shares of this company during the last fiscal quarter, as we can observe in the latest corresponding filing from Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This specific major shareholder, at the end of the quarter, held 12,000,000 shares of the company’s stock. This share count represents that SRS Investment Management LLC now held 15.52% stake in Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR)’s shares.
Just in the most recent trading day, Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) experienced a high price of $26.31 and low point of $25.15. At the end of the last trading session, this stock was at 26.01 per share, following a loss of -$0.13, or 1.72% during the full day.