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How Does CarMax Compare to Its Peers?

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CarMax and its peers

Gross profit margins of CarMax (KMX), AutoNation (AN), Penske Automotive Group (PAG), Lithia Motors (LAD), and KAR Auction Services (KAR) are 13.42%, 15.68%, 14.88%, 14.91%, and 44.33%, respectively.

EPS (earnings per share) of CarMax (KMX), AutoNation (AN), Penske Automotive Group (PAG), Lithia Motors (LAD), and KAR Auction Services (KAR) are $0.82, $1.00, $1.05, $2.09, and $0.41, respectively.

Current ratios for CarMax (KMX), AutoNation (AN), Penske Automotive Group (PAG), Lithia Motors (LAD), and KAR Auction Services (KAR) are 2.49, 0.97, 1.01, 1.15, and 1.21, respectively.

The PE (price-to-earnings) ratios of CarMax (KMX), AutoNation (AN), Penske Automotive Group (PAG), Lithia Motors (LAD), and KAR Auction Services (KAR) are 21.10x, 15.38x, 13.84x, 17.69x, and 24.34x, respectively.

PB (price-to-book value) ratios for CarMax (KMX), AutoNation (AN), Penske Automotive Group (PAG), Lithia Motors (LAD), and KAR Auction Services (KAR) are 3.81x, 2.98x, 2.60x, 3.92x, and 3.25, respectively.

According to these findings, CarMax has outperformed its competitors based on current ratio, PE, and PB.

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ETFs that invest in CarMax

The First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX ETF (FXD) invests 1.30% of its holdings in CarMax. FXD tracks an index of large and mid-cap US consumer discretionary stocks. The underlying index uses multifactor selection and tiered equal weighting.

The PowerShares Russell Midcap Equal Weight ETF (EQWM) invests 1.08% of its holdings in CarMax. EQWM tracks the Russell Midcap Equal Weight Index, which uses a tiered equal weighting methodology.

The First Trust Value Line 100 ETF (FVL) invests 1.06% of its holdings in CarMax. FVL tracks an equally weighted index of 100 US stocks selected by proprietary price and earnings screens.

CarMax compared to its ETFs

The year-to-date price movements of CarMax (GIS), FXD, EQWM, and FVL are -10.30%, -0.13%, -5.35%, and -1.47%, respectively.

The PE (price-to-earnings) ratios of CarMax (GIS), FXD, EQWM, and FVL are 21.10x, 17.48x, 28.35x, and 25.16x, respectively.

the PB (price-to-book value) ratios of CarMax (GIS), FXD, EQWM, and FVL are 3.81x, 4.02x, 2.44x, and 5.20x, respectively.

According to these findings, ETFs have outperformed CarMax based on price movement, PE, and PB.

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