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 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: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £3.52 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 973,818,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 370.39
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 383.41
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 337.30 - GBX 445
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.20
  • P/E Growth: 1.62
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £311.4 million
  • Price / Sales: 11.32
  • Book Value: GBX (0.02) per share
  • Price / Book: -180.95
  • EBITDA: £206.2 million
  • Net Margins: 49.84%
  • Return on Assets: 39.35%
  • Average Volume: 3.99 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 declared a dividend on Thursday, June 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.50 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 31st. This is an increase from Auto Trader Group PLC's previous dividend of $1.70. The official announcement can be seen 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?

13 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Auto Trader Group PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 350 to GBX 530. On average, they anticipate Auto Trader Group PLC's stock price to reach GBX 449.92 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Auto Trader Group PLC.

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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 Officer, Executive Director
  • Nathan Coe, Chief Financial Officer, 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 361.90.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON AUTO)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  214 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  179 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  393
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: 4 Sell Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.23)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 449.92
Consensus Price Target History for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)
Price Target History for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)
Analysts' Ratings History for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/18/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
10/11/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/1/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 520View Rating Details
7/13/2017Shore CapitalInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
7/6/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 360View Rating Details
7/3/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 530View Rating Details
6/30/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 350View Rating Details
6/9/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 360View 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 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)
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Earnings Estimates for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $17.69 EPS


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
(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)


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