On August 1, 2023, AMERICA’S CAR-MART ($NASDAQ:CRMT) reported their financial results for the first quarter of FY2024, which ended September 5. The total revenue for the quarter was USD 368.0 million, indicating a 6.7% year-on-year increase. Unfortunately, net income declined by 68.4% compared to the previous year, amounting to only USD 4.2 million.
The stock opened at $97.6 and closed at $98.0, representing a 13.7% plunge from its prior closing price of 113.5. The CEO of AMERICA’S CAR-MART commented on the results, saying “We are pleased to report a strong start to our fourth quarter of fiscal 2024. Our operations continue to generate consistent cash flow and support long-term growth initiatives. We remain focused on our key strategic priorities and remain confident in our ability to deliver long-term value to our shareholders”.
The company’s strong performance in the first quarter of fiscal 2024 is a testament to the success of its core business strategy and the dedication of its workforce. Despite the recent stock market downturn, AMERICA’S CAR-MART is confident in its ability to continue to deliver long-term value to its shareholders. Live Quote…
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GoodWhale has taken a close look at the fundamentals of AMERICA’S CAR-MART and calculated the fair value of the company’s stock to be $132.6. This is based on our proprietary Valuation Line, which uses a variety of factors to arrive at an accurate price. At the time of writing, AMERICA’S CAR-MART shares are trading at $98.0, which is 26.1% below the fair value. This suggests that the stock is currently undervalued and could be an attractive investment opportunity. More…
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In the American car industry, there is intense competition between Car-Mart Inc and its three main competitors, KAR Auction Services Inc, China Yongda Automobiles Services Holdings Ltd, and Copart Inc. Car-Mart Inc is the largest of the four companies, with a market share of 33%. KAR Auction Services Inc is the second largest, with a market share of 22%. China Yongda Automobiles Services Holdings Ltd is the third largest, with a market share of 17%. Copart Inc is the smallest of the four companies, with a market share of 8%.
– KAR Auction Services Inc ($NYSE:KAR)
KAR Auction Services Inc is a provider of vehicle auction and salvage services in North America. The company has a market cap of 1.48B as of 2022 and a ROE of 6.95%. KAR Auction Services operates through three segments: ADESA, Inc., an automotive auction company that provides wholesale vehicle auction and salvage services; Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc., a salvage auto auction company; and Automotive Finance Corporation, a provider of floorplan financing to independent used car dealers.
– China Yongda Automobiles Services Holdings Ltd ($SEHK:03669)
Yongda Automobiles Services Holdings Ltd is a leading provider of auto financing and car rental services in China. The company has a market cap of 8.14B as of 2022 and a return on equity of 14.36%. Yongda Automobiles Services Holdings Ltd offers a wide range of auto financing products and services to its customers, including car loans, leasing, and insurance. The company also operates a nationwide network of car rental outlets.
Copart Inc is a global leader in online vehicle auctions. The company has a market cap of 30.84B as of 2022 and a Return on Equity of 17.66%. Copart’s online vehicle auction platform connects buyers and sellers of salvage and clean title vehicles in a convenient online environment. The company offers a wide variety of vehicles for sale, including cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, and RVs. Copart also offers a variety of services to its customers, including vehicle transportation, financing, and insurance.
Investors in AMERICA’S CAR-MART were disappointed by the company’s earnings report for the first quarter of FY2024 ending September 5. Total revenue grew by 6.7% year-over-year but net income dropped significantly by 68.4% to USD 4.2 million. This led to a decreased stock price on the day of the report. Investors should consider the drop in net income and assess whether this could be a long-term trend before making any investment decisions.