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Our quantitative data points are meant to provide a high-level understanding of factors in equity risk models for Kar Auction Services Inc. Portfolio managers use these models to forecast risk, optimize portfolios and review performance.
We show how KAR stock compares to 2,000+ US-based stocks, and to peers in the Commercial Services sector and Miscellaneous Commercial Services industry.
Please do not consider this data as investment advice. Data is downloaded from sources we deem reliable, but errors may occur.
KAR Auction Services, Inc. engages in the provision of used car auction services and salvage auction services in North America and the United Kingdom. It operates through the following three segments: ADESA Auctions and Automotive Finance Corporation (AFC). The ADESA segment provides whole care auctions and related services to the vehicle remarketing industry in North America. The AFC segment provides floor plan financing to independent used vehicle dealers. The company was founded on November 9, 2006 and is headquartered in Carmel, IN.
Many of the following risk metrics are standardized and transformed into quantitative factors in institutional-level risk models.
Rankings below represent percentiles from 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest rating of risk.
Stocks with higher beta exhibit higher sensitivity to the ups and downs in the market. (↑↑)
Stocks with higher market capitalization often have lower risk. (↑↓)
Higher average daily dollar volume over the past 30 days implies lower liquidity risk. (↑↓)
Higher price momentum stocks, aka recent winners, equate to lower risk for many investors. (↑↓)
Style risk factors often include measures of profitability and payout levels.
Companies with higher earnings generally provide lower risk. (↑↓)
Companies with higher dividend yields, if sustaintable, are perceived to have lower risk. (↑↓)
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