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CPRT Copart PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current price-to-earnings ratio for Copart stock as of Nov 29, 2023 is 36.13. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $1.39 and the stock price of $50.22 per share. The PE ratio has increased by 14% from the past four quarters average of 31.7.

CPRT PE ratio history

How has CPRT's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Copart for the last ten years is 26.73. The current P/E ratio of 36.13 is 35% higher than the historical average. In the past ten years, CPRT's PE ratio peaked in the Oct 2020 quarter at 37.79, when the stock price was $27.59 and the EPS was $0.73. The lowest point was in the Oct 2016 quarter, when it reached 15.25 with a price of $6.56 and an EPS of $0.43.


Copart PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 74.11% in 2018

Maximum annual decrease: -24.97% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2023 34 22.08%
2022 27.85 -24.97%
2021 37.12 19.43%
2020 31.08 2.61%
2019 30.29 -4.99%
2018 31.88 74.11%
2017 18.31 -12.89%
2016 21.02 2.69%
2015 20.47 -11.69%
2014 23.18 2.66%

CPRT average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of CPRT for the past years

CPRT's current P/E ratio is above the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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CPRT PE vs peers

What is CPRT's PE ratio compared to its peers

In comparison to its peer CRMT, CPRT's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than KMX's and PAG's. Copart's PE ratio is trading above the peer group average of 14.98.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
AN Autonation Inc 5.69 $5.7B
GPI Group 1 Automotive Inc 6.12 $3.88B
LAD Lithia Motors Inc 7.11 $7.38B
PAG Penske Automotive Group Inc 8.8 $9.98B
RUSHA Rush Enterprises Inc 8.81 $3.14B
KMX Carmax Inc 22.01 $10.02B
CPRT Copart Inc 36.13 $48.22B
CRMT Americas Carmart Inc 46.29 $505.2M
SAH Sonic Automotive Inc N/A $1.78B
KAR KAR Auction Services Inc N/A $1.61B

Frequently asked questions

What is Copart's PE ratio?

CPRT's price to earnings ratio is 36.13 as of Nov 29, 2023.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Copart (CPRT)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for CPRT stock is 31.48.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Copart (CPRT)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for CPRT stock is 30.77.

What is the highest PE ratio for CPRT?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 37.79 in the Oct 2020 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for CPRT compare to its historical average?

The current price to earnings ratio of CPRT is 35% higher than the 10-year historical average.

How is CPRT's PE ratio calculated (Copart PE ratio formula)?

To determine the P/E ratio, divide the latest stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (Nov 29, 2023), Copart's stock price is $50.22. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Oct 2023 is $1.39. Therefore, Copart's PE ratio for today is 36.13. PE RATIO(36.13) = STOCK PRICE($50.22) / TTM EPS($1.39)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.