Avis Budget Group Inc (CAR) Reports -45.04% Fall From For 52 Week High, It’s Always Darkest Before The Dawn

Avis Budget Group Inc (NASDAQ:CAR) does about 939.31K shares in volume on a normal day but saw 811733 shares change hands in Tuesday’s trading. The company now has a market cap of 4.56B USD. Its current market price is $127.91, marking an increase of 3.54% compared to the previous close of $123.54. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $232.73 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $93.53.

Avis Budget Group Inc (CAR) has a 20-day trading average at $109.75 and the current price is -45.04% off the 52-week high compared with 36.76% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $113.33 and its 200-day simple moving average is $163.95. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 3.78%, which increases to 4.61% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 66.47 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $157.75, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 18.92% over the period.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on April 04, 2024 when Goldman upgraded the stock to “Neutral” and issued a price target of between $118 and $130. Northcoast also upgraded the stock to “Buy” from Neutral on March 25, 2024 at a price target of $155. BofA Securities initiated its price target at $170.

Avis Budget Group Inc (CAR) stock is up 5.18% over the week and 14.30% over the past month. Its price is -27.84% year-to-date and -15.27% over the past year.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 18.92 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 4.65%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 4.03 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 7.63. The beta has a value of 2.28. Price to sales ratio is 0.38.