Stock Information

What is the Cars.com ticker symbol and on what exchange does it trade?

Cars.com is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol CARS.

Can I buy shares in Cars Commerce?

No. The Company's legal name is Cars.com Inc and it is doing business as Cars Commerce. However, you can purchase shares of Cars.com through your broker of choice.

How can I find information about Cars.com shares I own? Who is the Company’s transfer agent?

If you are a beneficial owner of shares (e.g., you own shares through a bank or brokerage account) and have specific questions about your stock ownership, it will be necessary to contact your bank/broker directly for assistance.

If you are a shareowner of record and your account is registered at Equiniti Trust Company, LLC, our Registrar and Transfer Agent, you may contact them by phone, email or postal mail with specific questions about your stock ownership:

Equiniti Trust Company, LLC
1110 Centre Pointe Curve, Suite 101
Mendota Heights MN 55120-4100
Telephone: 800-468-9716 or 651-450-4064 Outside the US

How do I buy stock in Cars.com?

Cars.com common stock can be bought or sold through a stockbroker, bank, or financial institution that offers brokerage services. We trade on the NYSE under the ticker CARS.

Does Cars.com pay a dividend?

Cars.com currently retains future earnings to grow its business and does not expect to pay any cash dividends for the foreseeable future.

Corporate Information

When did Cars.com become Cars Commerce? And, what was the catalyst for the change?

On October 17, 2023, Cars.com announced it is uniting various commercial brand names under the new “Cars Commerce" go-to-market band, doubling down on its platform strategy to better connect the industry with a simplified technology that spans pre-tail, retail and post-sale activities.

When did Cars.com become a publicly traded company?

Cars.com was separated from its parent company, TEGNA Inc., effective 11:59 p.m. ET on May 31, 2017.

Where is Cars.com’s corporate headquarters?

300 S. Riverside
Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60606

How did the separation of Cars.com from TEGNA work?

TEGNA distributed all of the outstanding shares of Cars.com’s common stock to TEGNA stockholders on a pro rata basis in a distribution intended to be tax-free for U.S. federal income tax purposes. As a result of the distribution, Cars Commerce became an independent public company.

Where can I find cost basis information related to the common stock of TEGNA, Inc.?

Internal Revenue Service Form 8937 (Report of Organizational Actions Affecting Basis of Securities) for TEGNA, Inc. can be found here.

What was the distribution ratio of Cars.com common stock to TEGNA common stock?

TEGNA distributed one share of Cars.com common stock for every three shares of TEGNA common stock held as of close of business on May 18, 2017, the record date for the distribution.

Who sits on the Cars.com board of directors?

Information on the company’s board of directors can be found here.

Who is the Cars.com management team?

Information on the company’s management team can be found here.

How can I contact the Board of Directors, the Chairman or Non-Management Directors?

The Company invites shareholders and other interested parties to communicate directly and confidentially with either the full Board of Directors, the chairman or the non-management directors as a group by writing to either the Board of Directors, the Chairman or the Non-Management Directors, Cars Commerce Inc., 300 S. Riverside, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60606, Attn: Corporate Secretary. The Secretary will forward such communications to the intended recipient and will retain copies for the Company’s records.

Where can I find information about Cars.com’s corporate social responsibility?

You can learn more about our commitments to environment, social and governance matters here

How can I contact Investor Relations at Cars.com?

Contact Investor Relations

Katerine Chen
Vice President, Investor Relations
Cars.com Inc,
300 S. Riverside Plaza
Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60606


Financial Information

Does Cars.com follow a calendar year?

Yes. Our fiscal year-end is December 31.

Who is the independent auditor for Cars.com?

Ernst & Young LLP.

Where can I find all of Cars.com’s SEC filings and view quarterly and annual reports?

Quarterly and annual reports, as well as other SEC filings, can be accessed on the SEC Filings page of our Investor Relations website.

Which Wall Street analysts cover Cars.com?

Analyst coverage

How do I sign up to receive email alerts about Cars.com’s upcoming financial events, news and filings?

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