Should we be taking in Amazon or Carvana Co?

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USD 8.07  0.06  0.74%   

It looks like Amazon will be up for a correction faster as its share price went up 2.72% today to Carvana Co's 19.72%. As many rational traders are trying to avoid consumer cyclical space, it makes sense to go over Carvana Co Cl a little further and understand how it stands against Amazon and other similar entities. We are going to analyze some of the competitive aspects of both Carvana and Amazon.
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By analyzing existing basic indicators between Carvana Co and Amazon, you can compare the effects of market volatilities on both companies' prices and check if they can diversify away market risk if combined in one of your portfolios. You can also utilize pair trading strategies for matching a long position in Amazon with a short position in Carvana Co. Check out our pair correlation module for more information.

Let's begin by analyzing the assets.
The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Carvana Co has an asset utilization ratio of 1893.52 percent. This suggests that the company is making $18.94 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Carvana Co Cl is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.

How important is Carvana's Liquidity

Carvana financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Carvana Co ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Carvana financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Carvana's total debt and its cash.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions.
It is good to see analyst projects for Carvana, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Purchase by Thomas Taira of 35000 shares of Carvana

Legal trades by Carvana insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
Carvana insider trading alert for perchase of class a common stock by Thomas Taira, President Special Projects, on 23rd of November 2022. This event was filed by Carvana Co with SEC on 2022-11-23. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Breaking it down a bit more

Revenue is income that a firm generates from business activities such us rendering services or selling goods to customers. It is a crucial part of a business and an essential item when evaluating a company's financial statements. Revenues from a firm's primary business operations can be reported on the income statement as sales revenue, net sales, or simply sales, depending on the industry in which a given company operates.
Revenue is typically recorded when cash or cash equivalents are exchanged for services or goods and can include product or services discounts, promotions, as well as early payments on invoices or services rendered in advance.

Revenue Breakdown

Lets now take a look at Carvana Co revenue. Based on the latest financial disclosure, Carvana Co Cl reported 14.07 B of revenue. This is 97.34% higher than that of the Consumer Cyclical sector and significantly higher than that of the Internet Retail industry. The revenue for all United States stocks is 49.13% lower than that of Carvana Co Cl. As for Amazon we see revenue of 485.9 B, which is much higher than that of the Internet Retail

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485.9 B
CVNA14.07 Billion2.81
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AMZN485.9 Billion97.19

Will Carvana Co eventually start a come-back?

The expected short fall is down to -8.16 as of today. Carvana Co Cl is displaying above-average volatility over the selected time horizon. Investors should scrutinize Carvana Co Cl independently to ensure intended market timing strategies are aligned with expectations about Carvana Co volatility. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Carvana Co's stock risk against market volatility during both bullish and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Carvana Co's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Our Conclusion on Carvana Co

Whereas many other companies within the internet retail industry are still a little expensive, even after the recent corrections, Carvana Co may offer a potential longer-term growth to investors. With a somewhat neutral outlook on your 90 days horizon, it may be better to hold off any trading activity and neither buy new shares of Carvana nor trade your existing holdings in the Stock. It seems the expected volatility has not yet been fully factored into the current price. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to Carvana Co.

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