Auto Trader Group PLC Company Profile (LON:AUTO)

About Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)

Auto Trader Group PLC logoAuto Trader Group plc is a digital automotive marketplace. The Company is engaged in the business of buying and selling new and used vehicles. The Company also operates similar business in Ireland through its Website carzone.ie. The Company caters to various types of customer, including Trade, which consists of revenue from retailer customers and revenue from other products and services provided to retailers and home traders to support their online activities; Consumer services, which comprises revenue from individuals for vehicle advertisements on the Company's Websites, and also includes revenue derived from third-party services directed at consumers relating to their motoring needs, such as insurance and loan finance, and Display advertising, which consists of revenue from customers and advertising agencies for placing display advertising on the Company's Websites. Its subsidiaries include Auto Trader Holding Limited, Trader Licensing Limited and Webzone Limited.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: Internet Services - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:AUTO
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: about-us.autotrader.co.uk/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £3.78 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 973,818,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 412.01
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 400.89
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 307.80 - GBX 445
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.87
  • P/E Growth: 1.71
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £311.4 million
  • Price / Sales: 12.13
  • Book Value: GBX (0.02) per share
  • Price / Book: -194.00
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £210.7 million
  • Net Margins: 49.84%
  • Return on Assets: 39.35%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 3.11 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)

What is Auto Trader Group PLC's stock symbol?

Auto Trader Group PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "AUTO."

How often does Auto Trader Group PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Auto Trader Group PLC?

Auto Trader Group PLC announced a dividend on Thursday, June 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a dividend of GBX 3.50 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 31st. This is an increase from Auto Trader Group PLC's previous dividend of $1.70. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Auto Trader Group PLC's Dividend History.

Where is Auto Trader Group PLC's stock going? Where will Auto Trader Group PLC's stock price be in 2017?

14 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Auto Trader Group PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 350 to GBX 530. On average, they anticipate Auto Trader Group PLC's share price to reach GBX 454.43 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Auto Trader Group PLC.

Who are some of Auto Trader Group PLC's key competitors?

Who are Auto Trader Group PLC's key executives?

Auto Trader Group PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Trevor Nigel Mather, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Sean Glithero, Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Nathan Coe, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director
  • Claire V. Baty, Company Secretary
  • Edmund W. Williams, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • jill Easterbrook, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • David W. Keens, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Jeni Mundy, Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Auto Trader Group PLC stock?

Shares of Auto Trader Group PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Auto Trader Group PLC's stock price today?

One share of Auto Trader Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 388.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON AUTO)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  162 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  128 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  290
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Auto Trader Group PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 1 Hold Rating, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 454.43

Analysts' Ratings History for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/21/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 470 -> GBX 465View Rating Details
6/14/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 520View Rating Details
6/9/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 360View Rating Details
6/9/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 435View Rating Details
6/8/2017Shore CapitalReiterated Ratingnot ratedView Rating Details
6/8/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 530View Rating Details
5/17/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageSellGBX 350View Rating Details
1/16/2017BNP ParibasDowngradeSellGBX 490View Rating Details
1/13/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 468View Rating Details
1/5/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 445View Rating Details
11/11/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 520View Rating Details
11/10/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 456View Rating Details
9/2/2016Bank of America CorporationInitiated CoverageBuyGBX 500View Rating Details
7/7/2016Panmure GordonInitiated CoverageBuyGBX 417View Rating Details
6/27/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 406View Rating Details
2/24/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 420 -> GBX 490View Rating Details
11/16/2015Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 6/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $17.65 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON AUTO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/8/2017GBX 3.500.84%8/31/20178/31/20179/29/2017
11/10/2016GBX 1.700.43%1/5/20171/5/20171/27/2017
6/9/2016GBX 10.24%9/1/20169/1/20169/30/2016
11/13/2015€0.500.13%1/7/20161/7/20161/29/2016
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/29/2016Sean GlitheroInsiderSell600,000GBX 399£2,394,000
6/24/2016Keens,David WInsiderBuy25,000GBX 358£89,500
4/6/2016Mather,TrevorInsiderSell7,134,581GBX 370£26,397,949.70
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)
Latest Headlines for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)
Source:
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoAuto Trader Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:AUTO) : June 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 5:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC (AUTO) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 14 at 10:26 AM
bloomberg.com logoAmazon Makes a Move on UK Car Websites - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - June 14 at 10:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAuto Trader Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AUTO-GB : June 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 10:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC (AUTO) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 12 at 9:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC (AUTO) Receives "Hold" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 12:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC (AUTO) Earns "Underperform" Rating from Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 10:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC (AUTO) Announces Dividend of GBX 3.50
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 1:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC's (AUTO) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 5:56 PM
marketwatch.com logoAuto Trader full-year profit rises
www.marketwatch.com - June 8 at 4:29 PM
fool.co.uk logoIs Auto Trader Group plc about to stall?
www.fool.co.uk - June 8 at 4:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC (AUTO) Earns Not Rated Rating from Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 12:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Auto Trader Group PLC (AUTO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 1:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC (AUTO) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 6:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC's (AUTO) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 10:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBerenberg Bank Begins Coverage on Auto Trader Group PLC (AUTO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 12:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC (AUTO) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 7:53 AM
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seekingalpha.com - May 6 at 1:46 AM
lse.co.uk logoAuto Trader Makes Small Bolt-On Buy With Motor Trade Delivery Purchase - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - April 25 at 3:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC (AUTO) Receives "Underperform" Rating from Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 8:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC (AUTO) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 9:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC (AUTO) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 10:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAuto Trader Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AUTO-GB : April 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC (AUTO) PT Raised to GBX 435
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 3:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC's (AUTO) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 12:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC (AUTO) PT Raised to GBX 435 at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 3:46 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Auto Trader appoints Nathan Coe as COO
www.reuters.com - March 29 at 12:49 PM
lse.co.uk logoAuto Trader Promotes Operations Director Nathan Coe To COO - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - March 29 at 12:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAuto Trader Group PLC (AUTO) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 1:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Auto Trader Group PLC (AUTO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 4:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInvestment Analysts’ Updated EPS Estimates for March, 9th (ASC, AUTO, AZN, BAG, BARC, BATS, BEI, BVIC, CAL, CAPC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 9 at 9:00 AM
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