Technical Analysis for KAR - KAR Auction Services, Inc

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
D 15.46 2.45% 0.37
KAR closed up 2.45 percent on Friday, April 16, 2021, on 59 percent of normal volume.
Earnings due: May 5
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Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

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

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Crossed Above 20 DMA Bullish 0.00%
Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 0.00%
20 DMA Resistance Bearish 2.45%
Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 2.45%
Outside Day Range Expansion 2.45%
20 DMA Resistance Bearish 1.84%
Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup 1.84%
Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 1.84%
Doji - Bullish? Reversal 1.84%
BB Squeeze Started Range Contraction 1.84%
Older End-of-Day Signals for KAR ...

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Alert Time
Up 3% about 4 hours ago
60 Minute Opening Range Breakout about 7 hours ago
10 DMA Resistance about 8 hours ago
Rose Above 20 DMA about 9 hours ago
20 DMA Support about 9 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 Fleet Operators Rental Car Analytical Services Online Auction Auto Auction Vehicle Manufacturers Auction Auction Theory Game Theory Online Auctions Vehicle Remarketing Copart

Is KAR a Buy, Sell or Hold?

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


Indicator Value
52 Week High 20.85
52 Week Low 10.28
Average Volume 2,516,028
200-Day Moving Average 16.56
50-Day Moving Average 15.77
20-Day Moving Average 15.16
10-Day Moving Average 15.27
Average True Range 0.52
ADX 13.95
+DI 18.34
-DI 19.23
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 14.81
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 15.85
Upper Bollinger Band 15.65
Lower Bollinger Band 14.66
Percent B (%b) 0.81
BandWidth 6.52
MACD Line -0.12
MACD Signal Line -0.18
MACD Histogram 0.0642
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 2 Billion
Num Shares 129 Million
EPS 0.19
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 80.10
Price-to-Sales 1.04
Price-to-Book 1.50
PEG Ratio 1.34
Dividend 0.76
Dividend Yield 4.92%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 16.05
Resistance 3 (R3) 16.02 15.78 15.95
Resistance 2 (R2) 15.78 15.63 15.80 15.92
Resistance 1 (R1) 15.62 15.54 15.70 15.66 15.89
Pivot Point 15.39 15.39 15.43 15.40 15.39
Support 1 (S1) 15.23 15.23 15.31 15.26 15.03
Support 2 (S2) 14.99 15.14 15.01 15.00
Support 3 (S3) 14.83 14.99 14.97
Support 4 (S4) 14.87