Press coverage about Copart (NASDAQ:CPRT) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Copart earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.3192159157979 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Copart (NASDAQ CPRT) opened at $41.74 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $9,659.25, a PE ratio of 31.16, a PEG ratio of 1.36 and a beta of 1.12. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a current ratio of 2.26 and a quick ratio of 2.23. Copart has a 12 month low of $28.17 and a 12 month high of $46.09.
Copart (NASDAQ:CPRT) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 21st. The business services provider reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.27 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $419.17 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $377.37 million. Copart had a net margin of 20.01% and a return on equity of 29.96%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.29 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that Copart will post 1.52 earnings per share for the current year.
In other news, Director Daniel J. Englander sold 68,004 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.38, for a total value of $2,950,013.52. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Matt Blunt sold 116,667 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.96, for a total transaction of $4,895,347.32. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 16.40% of the company’s stock.
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Copart, Inc (Copart) is a provider of online auctions and vehicle remarketing services in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, Brazil, Ireland, Spain and India. The Company also provides vehicle remarketing services in Germany. The Company operates through two segments: United States and International.
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