America’s Car-Mart Inc. (CRMT) and Its Competitors Financial Results Comparison

America’s Car-Mart Inc. (NASDAQ:CRMT) is a company in the Auto Dealerships industry and that’s how we compare it to its competitors. The comparing will be based on the analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

75.2% of America’s Car-Mart Inc.’s shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.44% of all Auto Dealerships’s companies shares are held by institutional investors. On other hand America’s Car-Mart Inc. has 12.1% of its shares held by company insiders and an average of 9.27% insiders ownership for its competitors.


Table 1 has America’s Car-Mart Inc. and its competitors’ return on equity, return on assets and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
America’s Car-Mart Inc. 7.05% 19.30% 9.80%
Industry Average 9.97% 22.43% 8.45%

Valuation and Earnings

The following data compares America’s Car-Mart Inc. and its competitors’ net income, valuation and top-line revenue.

Net Income Gross Revenue Price/Earnings Ratio
America’s Car-Mart Inc. 45.67M 647.85M 15.14
Industry Average 192.75M 1.93B 16.44

America’s Car-Mart Inc. has lower revenue and P/E Ratio than its rivals. The company has a lower P/E ratio which is currently more affordable in compare to its competitors.

Analyst Recommendations

Table 3 shows breakdown of recent ratings for America’s Car-Mart Inc. and its competitors.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
America’s Car-Mart Inc. 0 0 2 3.00
Industry Average 1.20 1.50 2.60 2.50

With average target price of $95, America’s Car-Mart Inc. has a potential upside of 19.99%. As a group, Auto Dealerships companies have a potential upside of 38.13%. Based on the results given earlier, America’s Car-Mart Inc. is looking more favorable than its rivals, research analysts’ belief.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of America’s Car-Mart Inc. and its competitors.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
America’s Car-Mart Inc. -8.79% -11.54% -18.59% 4.3% 47.96% 51.6%
Industry Average 2.93% 0.00% 0.00% 2.54% 33.00% 41.29%

For the past year America’s Car-Mart Inc.’s stock price has bigger growth than the average for its competitors.

Volatility & Risk

America’s Car-Mart Inc. is 7.00% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500 because the stock has a beta of 1.07. Competitively, America’s Car-Mart Inc.’s competitors’ beta is 1.42 which is 41.80% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500.


America’s Car-Mart Inc. does not pay a dividend.


America’s Car-Mart Inc.’s competitors beat America’s Car-Mart Inc. on 5 of the 6 factors.

AmericaÂ’s Car-Mart, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company primarily sells older model used vehicles and provides financing for its customers. As of April 30, 2017, it operated 140 dealerships in 11 states in the South-Central United States. AmericaÂ’s Car-Mart, Inc. was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas.