IAA Stock Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation


USD 37.79  0.25  0.67%   

Considering the 90-day investment horizon and your way above-average risk tolerance, our recommendation regarding IAA Inc is 'Buy'. Macroaxis provides IAA buy-hold-or-sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding IAA positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of IAA's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site.
The advice is provided from IAA's buy-and-hold perspective. Please see IAA Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments, please use the Instant Ratings tool. We conduct extensive research on individual companies such as IAA and provide practical buy, sell, or hold advice based on selected investing horizon and risk tolerance towards IAA Inc.

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For the selected time horizon IAA Inc has a Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.0332, Jensen Alpha of (0.049016), Total Risk Alpha of (0.10), Sortino Ratio of (0.033102) and Treynor Ratio of 0.0387
IAA Inc trade advice module can be used to check and cross-verify current advice provided by analysts evaluating the company's potential to grow using all of fundamental, technical, data market data available at this time. To make sure IAA Inc is not overpriced, please check out all IAA Inc fundamentals, including its operating margin, shares owned by institutions, price to sales, as well as the relationship between the shares outstanding and price to earning . Given that IAA Inc has a price to earning of 16.93 X, we strongly advise you to confirm IAA market performance and probability of bankruptcy to ensure the company can sustain itself in the coming quarters given your latest risk tolerance and investing horizon.

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IAA Returns Distribution Density

The distribution of IAA's historical returns is an attempt to chart the uncertainty of IAA's future price movements. The chart of the probability distribution of IAA stock daily returns describes the distribution of returns around its average expected value. We use IAA Inc price's Value At Risk and its Upside Potential as a relative measure of the distribution. The graph of the distribution of IAA returns is essential to provide solid investment advice for IAA.
Mean Return0.0428Value At Risk-2.81
Potential Upside3.69Standard Deviation2.09
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Investment risk management requires an estimate of the probability of extreme price changes. Therefore, the correct representation of the distribution of IAA historical returns presented in an easy-to-digest graphical form helps investors and money managers understand the risk-reward trade-off of different investement strategies.

IAA Stock Institutional Investors

Have you ever been surprised when a price of an equity instrument such as IAA is soaring high without any particular reason? This is usually happening because many institutional investors are aggressively trading IAA Inc backward and forwards among themselves. IAA's institutional investor refers to the entity that pools money to purchase IAA's securities or originate loans. Institutional investors include commercial and private banks, credit unions, insurance companies, pension funds, hedge funds, endowments, and mutual funds. Operating companies that invest excess capital in these types of assets may also be included in the term and may influence corporate governance by exercising voting rights in their investments.
Security TypeSharesValue
Zweigdimenna Associates LlcCommon Shares105.6 K5.8 M
Zweigdimenna Associates LlcCommon Shares198.4 K12.9 M
Zweigdimenna Associates LlcCommon Shares97.5 K5.1 M
Zweigdimenna Associates LlcCommon Shares138.2 K5.3 M
Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich CantonalbankCommon Shares18.3 K582 K
Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich CantonalbankCommon Shares15.1 K496 K
Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich CantonalbankCommon Shares18 K690 K
Note, although IAA's institutional investors appear to be way more sophisticated than retail investors, it remains unclear if professional active investment managers can reliably enhance risk-adjusted returns by an amount that exceeds fees and expenses.

IAA Greeks

Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to IAA or Commercial Services & Supplies sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that IAA's price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a IAA stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
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Beta against NYSE Composite0.85
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Information ratio -0.03

IAA Volatility Alert

IAA Inc has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.27 and kurtosis of -0.6. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate IAA Inc to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure IAA'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 IAA'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.

IAA Fundamentals Vs Peers

Comparing IAA's fundamentals to the average values of its peers is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It helps to analyze IAA's direct or indirect competition across all of the common fundamentals between IAA and the related equities. This way, we can detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics as IAA or determine the stocks which would be an excellent addition to an existing portfolio. Peer analysis of IAA's fundamental indicators could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing IAA by comparing valuation metrics with those of similar companies.
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Return On Equity75.83 %(0.31) %
Return On Asset0.09 %(0.14) %
Profit Margin0.14 %(1.27) %
Operating Margin0.20 %(5.51) %
Current Valuation7.23 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding133.76 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.50 %10.09 %
Shares Owned by Institutions99.50 %39.21 %
Number of Shares Shorted3.54 M4.71 M
Price to Earning16.93 X28.72 X
Price to Book10.61 X9.51 X
Price to Sales2.38 X11.42 X
Revenue1.84 B9.43 B
Gross Profit724.7 M27.38 B
EBITDA532.2 M3.9 B
Net Income294.4 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents109.4 M2.7 B
Cash per Share1.09 X5.01 X
Total Debt1.12 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity5.06 %48.70 %
Current Ratio1.67 X2.16 X
Book Value Per Share3.50 X1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations311.1 M971.22 M
Short Ratio1.68 X4.00 X
Earnings Per Share2.14 X3.12 X
Target Price46.83
Number of Employees4.5 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization5.05 B19.03 B
Total Asset3.15 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings(123.42 M)9.33 B
Working Capital(274.24 M)1.48 B
Current Asset459.17 M9.34 B
   Payment of 243 shares by Timothy ODay of Iaa subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

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 2010 2017 2018 2022 (projected)
Accounts Payable163.5 M114.3 M129 M153.95 M
Receivables465.7 M302.9 M311 M408.79 M

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Is IAA's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of IAA. If investors know IAA will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about IAA listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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The market value of IAA Inc is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of IAA that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of IAA's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is IAA's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because IAA's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect IAA's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between IAA's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine IAA value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, IAA's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.