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Momentum Stock watch: KAR Auction Services, Inc. (KAR)

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Company Profile:

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 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.

Recent News:

The company will release its fourth quarter and full year 2019 financial results after the market closes on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

For the third quarter of 2019, the company reported revenue from continuing operations of $701.9 million as compared with revenue from continuing operations of $612.4 million for the third quarter of 2018, an increase of 15%. Net income from continuing operations for the third quarter of 2019 increased 11% to $34.4 million, or $0.26 per diluted share, as compared with net income from continuing operations of $30.9 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2018.


Fundamental Analysis:

Ninestocks analyzes several different financial aspects: Growth, Profitability, solvency and efficiency.

Growth – Measures the growth of both the company’s income statement and cash flow.


Profitability – Measures the historical price movement of the stock.


Solvency – Measures the solvency of the company based on several ratios.


Efficiency – Measures the strength and historic growth of a company’s return on invested capital.



KAR’s strengths can be seen in its strong growth, better profitability and robust efficiency compared with its peers. Technical indicators signal the bullish signs, as there is a bullish crossover in Stochastic oscillator, MACD is trying to cross back up and the RSI stands at 52.91 with positive bias. We rate KAR Auction Services, Inc. (KAR) a STRONG BUY.

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