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Carvana (CVNA) Stock Moves -1%: What You Should Know

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Carvana (CVNA - Free Report) closed the most recent trading day at $30.66, moving -1% from the previous trading session. This change was narrower than the S&P 500's daily loss of 1.71%. At the same time, the Dow lost 1.7%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.09%.

Prior to today's trading, shares of the company had lost 10.75% over the past month. This has lagged the Retail-Wholesale sector's loss of 7.43% and the S&P 500's loss of 8.68% in that time.

Carvana will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release. The company is expected to report EPS of -$1.83, down 381.58% from the prior-year quarter. Meanwhile, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for revenue is projecting net sales of $3.88 billion, up 11.57% from the year-ago period.

Looking at the full year, our Zacks Consensus Estimates suggest analysts are expecting earnings of -$8.29 per share and revenue of $15.27 billion. These totals would mark changes of -408.59% and +19.19%, respectively, from last year.

Any recent changes to analyst estimates for Carvana should also be noted by investors. Recent revisions tend to reflect the latest near-term business trends. As a result, we can interpret positive estimate revisions as a good sign for the company's business outlook.

Our research shows that these estimate changes are directly correlated with near-term stock prices. To benefit from this, we have developed the Zacks Rank, a proprietary model which takes these estimate changes into account and provides an actionable rating system.

Ranging from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), the Zacks Rank system has a proven, outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks returning an average of +25% annually since 1988. The Zacks Consensus EPS estimate has moved 7.12% lower within the past month. Carvana currently has a Zacks Rank of #3 (Hold).

The Internet - Commerce industry is part of the Retail-Wholesale sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 160, which puts it in the bottom 37% of all 250+ industries.

The Zacks Industry Rank gauges the strength of our individual industry groups by measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups. Our research shows that the top 50% rated industries outperform the bottom half by a factor of 2 to 1.

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