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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: CarMax Inc., KMX

CarMax Inc., KMX is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Auto Dealerships in the sector of Services. Based in USA, CarMax Inc., KMX  has a market cap of 10945.88. Since its IPO date on the 2/4/1997, CarMax Inc., KMX performance year to date is 6.56%. Today CarMax Inc., KMX has gained 0.52%, with a current price of 57.81.

Ownership of the company is 0.60% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is *TBA. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 4.10%, with return on investment at 4.60%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, CarMax Inc., KMX is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 3.63. While Total debt/equity is 3.75. With a profit margin of 3.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of 13.50%, and operating margin of 6.40%. CarMax Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.5, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year CarMax Inc., KMX has seen a EPS growth of 11.00%. A performance for the year of 0.37%. The 52-week high is -4.93%, and the 52-week low is 40.15%. The average volume for CarMax Inc., KMX is 92861.

With a target price of 61.29, can CarMax Inc., KMX reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of CarMax Inc., KMX. CarMax Inc. has a P/E of 18.67 and a forward P/E of 16.25. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.3. CarMax Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.71 and 3.6 respectively. For P/cash, CarMax Inc. has a value of 34.64, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 57.81, CarMax Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 20.50%.

Looking more long-term CarMax Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 14.33%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 8.36% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 11.00% for this year and for the last five years a 12.90% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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