) pushed the Specialty Retail industry higher today making it today's featured specialty retail winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.1%. By the end of trading, CarMax rose $1.53 (3.5%) to $45.89 on average volume. Throughout the day, 2,229,218 shares of CarMax exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,821,100 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $44.87-$45.98 after having opened the day at $44.93 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.36. Other companies within the Specialty Retail industry that increased today were:
Birks & Mayors
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CarMax, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of used vehicles in the United States. It operates in two segments, CarMax Sales Operations and CarMax Auto Finance. CarMax has a market cap of $9.9 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 18.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate CarMax a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins.
- You can view the full CarMax Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
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