CarMax

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CarMax is a retailer of used vehicles. The company operates in two segments: CarMax Sales Operations and CarMax Auto Finance. It offers customers used vehicles, including domestic and imported vehicles, sells vehicles that do not meet its retail standards to licensed dealers through on-site wholesale auctions, and provides extended protection plans to customers at the time of sale. The company also offers reconditioning and vehicle repair services, and provides financing alternatives for retail customers across a range of credit spectrum. In addition, it sells new vehicles under franchise agreements.
TypePublic
Founded1993
HQRichmond, VA, US
Websitecarmax.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureA-

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2022)26,213(+23%)
Job Openings1,783
Revenue (FY, 2022)$31.9 B(+69%)
Share Price (Aug 2022)$99.5
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at CarMax

Bill Nash

Bill Nash

President and Chief Executive Officer
Jim Lyski

Jim Lyski

EVP, Chief Marketing Officer
Diane Cafritz

Diane Cafritz

EVP, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Chief Human Resources Officer
Jon Daniels

Jon Daniels

SVP, CarMax Auto Finance
Enrique Mayor-Mora

Enrique Mayor-Mora

SVP, CFO
Shamim Mohammad

Shamim Mohammad

SVP, Chief Information and Technology Officer
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CarMax Office Locations

CarMax has an office in Richmond
Richmond, VA, US (HQ)
12800 Tuckahoe Creek Pkwy
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CarMax Financials and Metrics

CarMax Revenue

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CarMax's revenue was reported to be $31.9 b in FY, 2022
USD

Revenue (FY, 2022)

31.9b

Gross profit (FY, 2022)

3.3b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2022), %

10.3%

Net income (FY, 2022)

1.2b

Market capitalization (4-Aug-2022)

15.9b

Closing stock price (4-Aug-2022)

99.5

Cash (31-May-2022)

95.3m
CarMax's current market capitalization is $15.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2020FY, 2021FY, 2022

Revenue

20.3b19.0b31.9b

Revenue growth, %

12%

Cost of goods sold

17.6b16.6b28.6b

Gross profit

2.7b2.4b3.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022Q2, 2022Q3, 2022

Revenue

5.4b5.2b4.8b3.2b5.4b5.2b7.7b8.0b8.5b

Cost of goods sold

4.6b4.5b4.2b2.9b4.6b4.6b6.8b7.2b7.7b

Gross profit

742.4m693.5m613.6m354.2m752.1m631.4m924.5m815.5m836.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

14%13%13%11%14%12%12%10%10%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021FY, 2022

Cash

44.5m46.9m58.2m132.3m102.7m

Accounts Receivable

133.3m139.9m191.1m239.1m561.0m

Inventories

2.4b2.5b2.8b3.2b5.1b

Current Assets

3.1b3.2b3.7b4.1b6.5b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021FY, 2022

Net Income

664.1m842.4m888.4m746.9m1.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

179.9m182.2m215.8m242.2m273.2m

Inventories

(130.1m)(128.8m)(327.0m)(323.3m)(2.0b)

Accounts Payable

38.3m86.4m85.4m106.8m175.1m
USDFY, 2018

Debt/Equity

4 x

Debt/Assets

0.8 x

Financial Leverage

5.3 x
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CarMax Operating Metrics

CarMax's Customers was reported to be 1 m in FY, 2020.
FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Customers

1.04 m

Used Vehicles Sold

721.51 k748.96 k832.64 k

Wholesale Vehicles Sold

408.51 k447.49 k466.18 k

Average Selling Price per Retail Unit (Used Vehicles)

$19.76 k$20.08 k$20.42 k

CarMax Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
EdmundsJune 01, 2021$401.8 m
CarMax Auto Superstores
CarMax Auto Superstores California
CarMax Auto Superstores Services
CarMax Auto Superstores West Coast
CarMax Business Services
CarMax Enterprise Services, LLC
Glen Allen Insurance

CarMax Revenue Breakdown

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CarMax revenue breakdown by business segment: 76.6% from Used Vehicle, 21.2% from Wholesale Vehicle and 2.2% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

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CarMax Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

79/100

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CarMax Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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CarMax Online and Social Media Presence

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CarMax Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    76/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    79/100

  • Compensation

    B

    72/100

  • Diversity

    B

    70/100

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CarMax News and Updates

CarMax Releases 2022 Responsibility Report

Report Cites Company’s Ambitious Climate Targets, Ongoing Commitment to Putting Its People First Report Cites Company’s Ambitious Climate Targets, Ongoing Commitment to Putting Its People First

CarMax earnings beat expectations, as higher prices boosted sales

Shares of CarMax Inc. rose 1.9% in premarket trading Friday, after the used car retailer reported fiscal first-quarter profit that fell but topped expectations, while sales rose above forecasts, boosted by higher car prices. Net income for the quarter to May 31 dropped to $252.3 million, or $1.56 a…

1 in 4 People Find Used Car Buying Riskier Than Trying Gas Station Sushi, CarMax Offers Solution

Survey shows strong return policies can ease consumer uncertainty around used car buying Survey shows strong return policies can ease consumer uncertainty around used car buying

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CarMax Says Used-Car Sales Hit by Waning Consumer Confidence

CarMax Says Used-Car Sales Hit by Waning Consumer Confidence

CarMax shares fall after earnings miss expectations

CarMax shares fall after earnings miss expectations
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CarMax Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was CarMax founded?

    CarMax was founded in 1993.

  • Who are CarMax key executives?

    CarMax's key executives are Bill Nash, Jim Lyski and Diane Cafritz.

  • How many employees does CarMax have?

    CarMax has 26,213 employees.

  • What is CarMax revenue?

    Latest CarMax annual revenue is $31.9 b.

  • What is CarMax revenue per employee?

    Latest CarMax revenue per employee is $1.2 m.

  • Who are CarMax competitors?

    Competitors of CarMax include Vroom, Inchcape and Copart.

  • Where is CarMax headquarters?

    CarMax headquarters is located at 12800 Tuckahoe Creek Pkwy, Richmond.

  • Where are CarMax offices?

    CarMax has an office in Richmond.

  • How many offices does CarMax have?

    CarMax has 1 office.