Technical Analysis for KAR - KAR Auction Services, Inc

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
D 16.12 0.56% 0.09
KAR closed up 0.56 percent on Friday, September 17, 2021, on 2.95 times normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions. The price action carved out a bullish hammer (or hammer-like) candlestick pattern. That may indicate an upside reversal. Look for price to trade above the high of the hammer for confirmation.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Trading Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Down Down Down
Historical KAR trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Hammer Candlestick Bullish 0.00%
Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup 0.00%
NR7 Range Contraction 0.00%
Lower Bollinger Band Touch Weakness 0.00%
180 Bearish Setup Bearish Swing Setup 0.56%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 0.56%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup -2.01%
Inside Day Range Contraction -2.01%
Oversold Stochastic Weakness -0.31%
Stochastic Buy Signal Bullish -2.48%
Older End-of-Day Signals for KAR ...

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Alert Time
Possible Pocket Pivot about 20 hours ago
Fell Below Lower Bollinger Band about 21 hours ago
Possible NR7 about 22 hours ago
Down 2 % about 22 hours ago
60 Minute Opening Range Breakdown about 23 hours ago
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KAR Auction Services, Inc Description

KAR Auction Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides vehicle auction services in North America. It operates in three segments: ADESA Auctions, IAA, and AFC. The ADESA Auctions segment offers whole car auctions and related services to the vehicle remarketing industry through online auctions and auction facilities. This segment also provides value-added services, such as auction related, transportation, reconditioning, inspection, title and repossession administration and remarketing, and analytical services. The ADESA Auctions segment sells its products and services through commercial fleet operators, financial institutions, rental car companies, new and used vehicle dealers, and vehicle manufacturers and their captive finance companies to franchise and independent used vehicle dealers. The IAA segment offers salvage vehicle auctions and related services that facilitate the remarketing of damaged or low value vehicles designated as total losses by insurance companies and charity donation vehicles, as well as recovered stolen vehicles. This segment also provides inbound transportation, titling, salvage recovery, and claims settlement administrative services. The AFC segment offers floorplan financing, a short-term inventory-secured financing, to independent used vehicle dealers. As of December 31, 2012, the company had a network of 67 whole car auction and 163 salvage auction locations, as well as serviced auctions through 104 locations. The company was formerly known as KAR Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to KAR Auction Services, Inc. in November 2009. KAR Auction Services, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Carmel, Indiana.


Sector: Consumer Cyclical
Industry: Specialty Retail
Keywords: Insurance Salvage Auctions Analytical Services Fleet Operators Rental Car Online Auction Auto Auction Auction Online Auctions Vehicle Manufacturers Auction Theory Game Theory Vehicle Remarketing Copart

Is KAR a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
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ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 20.85
52 Week Low 13.55
Average Volume 1,436,827
200-Day Moving Average 17.17
50-Day Moving Average 17.01
20-Day Moving Average 16.76
10-Day Moving Average 16.44
Average True Range 0.56
ADX 19.39
+DI 15.52
-DI 26.69
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 16.22
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 17.36
Upper Bollinger Bands 17.80
Lower Bollinger Band 15.72
Percent B (%b) 0.19
BandWidth 12.41
MACD Line -0.33
MACD Signal Line -0.25
MACD Histogram -0.0861
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 2.08 Billion
Num Shares 129 Million
EPS 0.19
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 83.52
Price-to-Sales 1.04
Price-to-Book 1.50
PEG Ratio 1.34
Dividend 0.76
Dividend Yield 4.71%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 16.83
Resistance 3 (R3) 16.76 16.45 16.71
Resistance 2 (R2) 16.45 16.27 16.49 16.67
Resistance 1 (R1) 16.29 16.16 16.37 16.36 16.63
Pivot Point 15.98 15.98 16.03 16.02 15.98
Support 1 (S1) 15.82 15.80 15.90 15.89 15.61
Support 2 (S2) 15.51 15.69 15.55 15.57
Support 3 (S3) 15.35 15.51 15.53
Support 4 (S4) 15.42