Barrington Sticks to Its Hold Rating for Copart (CPRT)

Barrington analyst Gary Prestopino maintained a Hold rating on Copart (CPRTResearch Report) today. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $86.40.

According to, Prestopino is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 2.9% and a 42.7% success rate. Prestopino covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Bottomline Technologies, PowerFleet, and Cars.

Copart has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $83.33, which is a -3.9% downside from current levels. In a report issued on May 18, Stephens also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $80.00 price target.

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Copart’s market cap is currently $20.19B and has a P/E ratio of 28.20. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 11.67.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 28 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of CPRT in relation to earlier this year.

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Copart, Inc. engages in the provision of online auctions and vehicle remarketing services. It provides vehicle sellers with a full range of services to process and sell vehicles primarily over the internet through Virtual Bidding Third Generation Internet auction-style sales technology. The company sells the vehicles principally to licensed vehicle dismantlers, rebuilders, repair licensees, used vehicle dealers, and exporters and at certain locations, as well as to general public. Its services include online seller access, salvage estimation services, estimating services, end-of-life vehicle processing, virtual insured exchange, transportation services, vehicle inspection stations, on-demand reporting, DMV processing, and vehicle processing programs. It operates through the United States and International segments. The company was founded by Willis J. Johnson in 1982 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.