NYSE:KAR - KAR Auction Services Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $20.67
  • Forecasted Upside: 31.13 %
  • Number of Analysts: 3
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$15.76
▲ +0.54 (3.55%)

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Analyst Price Target for KAR

Analyst Price Target is $20.67
▲ +31.13% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 3 analysts offering 12 month price targets for KAR Auction Services in the last 3 months. The average price target is $20.67, with a high forecast of $0.00 and a low forecast of $0.00. The average price target represents a 31.13% upside from the last price of $15.76.

This chart shows the closing price for KAR for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 3 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in KAR Auction Services. This rating has held steady since May 2022, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 3 hold ratings
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1/11/2021
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4/11/2021
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7/10/2021
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10/8/2021
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1/6/2022
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4/6/2022
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6/5/2022
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  • 1 buy ratings
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7/5/2022

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/5/2022Robert W. BairdLower Price Target$25.00 ➝ $22.00High
5/4/2022CJS SecuritiesUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$20.00Low
2/28/2022Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$20.00Low
2/28/2022Robert W. BairdBoost Price Target$18.00 ➝ $25.00Low
2/25/2022GuggenheimUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralHigh
2/18/2022Robert W. BairdLower Price Target$22.00 ➝ $18.00Medium
5/27/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
5/24/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$21.00 ➝ $24.00Medium
5/21/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Buy$15.00 ➝ $26.00High
2/25/2021StephensReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$23.00 ➝ $16.00Medium
2/18/2021StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$23.00 ➝ $16.00High
2/17/2021Truist FinancialDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$19.00Low
2/17/2021GuggenheimDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$11.00Low
11/17/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformHigh
11/5/2020Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$72.00 ➝ $78.00Medium
10/22/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$22.00 ➝ $23.00Medium
10/1/2020StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLow
8/28/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/13/2020Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$22.00Medium
6/17/2020SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$15.00 ➝ $20.00Low
5/8/2020SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetBuy$17.00 ➝ $15.00Medium
5/4/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$25.00Medium
4/23/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$19.00High
4/16/2020StephensLower Price TargetEqual Weight$14.00 ➝ $13.00Low
3/26/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$40.00 ➝ $25.00Low
3/23/2020StephensLower Price TargetEqual Weight$22.00 ➝ $14.00High
3/18/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
3/10/2020GuggenheimUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralHigh
1/10/2020Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$24.00High
11/7/2019CJS SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformMedium
7/2/2019GuggenheimDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$20.00Low
7/1/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$25.00High
7/1/2019SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetBuy$65.00 ➝ $30.00High
6/28/2019Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$42.50High
6/28/2019Robert W. BairdInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ OutperformHigh
5/3/2019Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$62.50Low
2/20/2019Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$56.00High
2/20/2019Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuyHigh
1/7/2019SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetBuy$65.00Low
11/5/2018Barrington ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$70.00Low
8/9/2018StephensReiterated RatingHold$60.00Low
8/9/2018Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$62.00 ➝ $64.00Medium
8/9/2018GabelliDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
8/9/2018SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetBuy$70.00Medium
8/6/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuyLow
5/14/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuyMedium
5/7/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuyLow
4/17/2018GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
3/22/2018SunTrust BanksInitiated CoverageBuy$65.00Low
3/21/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuyLow
3/19/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$62.00 ➝ $63.00Low
3/2/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$60.00 ➝ $66.00Low
3/1/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$60.00Low
3/1/2018GabelliUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
2/25/2018Barrington ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$55.00Low
2/23/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$58.00Low
1/17/2018StephensSet Price TargetHold$57.00Low
11/2/2017GabelliDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$53.00N/A
10/30/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$52.00 ➝ $55.00N/A
9/12/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$50.00Low
9/7/2017StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$51.00 ➝ $48.00Medium
(Data available from 7/5/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.41 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 3 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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12/7/2021
  • 4 very positive mentions
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1/6/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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2/5/2022
  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 24 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
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3/7/2022
  • 1 very positive mentions
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4/6/2022
  • 4 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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5/6/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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6/5/2022
  • 1 very positive mentions
  • 5 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
7/5/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 1 very positive mentions
  • 5 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
KAR Auction Services logo
KAR Auction Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides used vehicle auctions and related vehicle remarketing services for the automotive industry in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. The company operates through two segments, ADESA Auctions and AFC. The ADESA Auctions segment offers whole car auctions and related services to the vehicle remarketing industry through online auctions and auction facilities. It also provides value-added services, such as auction related, transportation, reconditioning, inspection, title and repossession administration and remarketing, vehicle research, and analytical services, as well as data as a service. This segment sells its products and services through vehicle manufacturers, fleet companies, rental car companies, finance companies, and others. As of December 31, 2021, this segment had a network of approximately 70 vehicle logistics center locations in North America. The AFC segment offers floorplan financing, a short-term inventory-secured financing to independent used vehicle dealers; and sells vehicle service contracts. The company provides wheel repair and hail catastrophe response services. It serves vehicle manufacturers, vehicle rental companies, financial institutions, commercial fleets and fleet management companies, and dealer customers. 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 incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Carmel, Indiana.
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Today's Range

Now: $15.76
Low: $14.67
High: $15.85

50 Day Range

MA: $15.07
Low: $12.53
High: $17.28

52 Week Range

Now: $15.76
Low: $11.76
High: $22.10

Volume

906,291 shs

Average Volume

883,022 shs

Market Capitalization

$1.92 billion

P/E Ratio

N/A

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

1.3

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of KAR Auction Services?

The following equities research analysts have issued reports on KAR Auction Services in the last twelve months: CJS Securities, Guggenheim, Northcoast Research, Robert W. Baird, StockNews.com, and TheStreet.
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What is the current price target for KAR Auction Services?

0 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for KAR Auction Services in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $20.67, suggesting a possible upside of 31.1%.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for KAR Auction Services?

KAR Auction Services currently has 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in KAR, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact KAR Auction Services' investor relations team?

KAR Auction Services' physical mailing address is 11299 N. Illinois Street, CARMEL IN, 46032. The specialty retailer's listed phone number is (800) 923-3725 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for KAR Auction Services is www.karauctionservices.com. Learn More about contacing KAR Auction Services investor relations.