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CarMax Inc. (NYSE: KMX) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

CarMax Inc. (NYSE: KMX), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 10894.9. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for CarMax Inc. is 57.21 (with a change from open of 0.09%), this in conjunction with a target price of 61.56. Volume today has so far reached 1930348, with an average volume of about 2566.87. The GAP for this stock, is 1.17%.

The P/E ratio is 18.44, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 15.88. The current EPS for CarMax Inc., is 3.06, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 11.00%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 4.69%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for CarMax Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 8.11% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 14.33%. Quarter over quarter is 4.50% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 2.80%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 12.90%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 11.00%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.60% and institutional ownership is . Shares outstanding is 192.83, while shares float is at a value of 190.29. Float short for CarMax Inc. is 12.38% and the short ratio is 9.18.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 3.54, while the total debt/equity comes to 3.65. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 2.2, and the quick ratio is 0.5. The most recent gross margin is 13.40% and their operating margin is 6.50%. The profit margin is 4.00%.

CarMax Inc. has seen returns on assets of 4.30%, and on investment, 4.60%. Return on equity is 20.60%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1.29. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 0.71, with Price/book ratio coming to 3.68 and Price/cash is 207.13, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is .

The simple moving averages are -0.92% and 9.67% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -9.13% and the 52 week low is 38.69%.

CarMax Inc. has a dividend yield of , with a current price of 57.21. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 0.00%. This is in an industry, Auto Dealerships, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Services. CarMax Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Auto Dealerships industry means that CarMax Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 2.30%, with performance for the month coming to -3.94%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 12.73%, and for the half year the performance is -8.81%. Volatility for this week is 2.24% and for the month this is 2.10%.

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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