Autobytel Company Profile (NASDAQ:ABTL)

About Autobytel

Autobytel logoAutobytel Inc. is an automotive marketing services company that assists automotive retail dealers and automotive manufacturers market and sell new and used vehicles to consumers through the programs for online lead referrals, dealer marketing products and services, and online advertising programs and mobile products. The Company operates through providing automotive marketing services segment. Its consumer-facing automotive Websites, including Website Autobytel.com, provide consumers with information and tools to aid them with the automotive purchase decisions and ability to submit inquiries requesting dealers to contact the consumers regarding purchasing or leasing vehicles. Its AutoWeb pay-per-click advertising marketplace program uses technology to refer consumer traffic to dealers and manufacturer Websites. For consumers who may not be able to secure loans through conventional lending sources, the Websites provide these consumers the ability to submit inquiries requesting dealers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Internet Information Providers
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: ABTL
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $12.96
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $13.25
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $15.03
  • 52-Week Range: $10.72 - $21.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 46.97
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.21
  • P/E Growth: 0.42
  • Market Cap: $141.08M
  • Outstanding Shares: 10,962,000
  • Beta: 1.25
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 2.54%
  • Return on Equity: 12.15%
  • Return on Assets: 8.69%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.08%
  • Current Ratio: 2.50%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.50%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $25.67 (99.43% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/16/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$20.00View Rating Details
10/10/2016Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$25.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details
3/11/2016Ascendiant Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuy$28.00 -> $29.00View Rating Details
10/2/2015Lake Street CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$20.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/8/2017        
11/3/2016Q3$0.48$0.49$41.39 million$43.91 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q2$0.21$0.24$34.24 million$36.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q1$0.27$0.22$34.71 million$36.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2016Q4$0.24$0.33$36.21 million$36.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.38$0.45$38.96 million$40.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.24$0.31$27.71 million$30.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.21$0.21$26.40 million$26.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.03$0.23$25.86 million$26.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q413$0.09$0.11$26.81 million$27.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q313$0.05$0.08$27.02 million$25.91 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q213$0.03$0.04$26.64 million$27.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q113$0.08$0.06$16.91 million$20.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.05$0.05$16.77 million$17.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.24 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.26 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.15$0.20$0.18
Q2 20162$0.19$0.26$0.23
Q3 20162$0.41$0.42$0.42
Q4 20162$0.32$0.38$0.35
Q1 20172$0.12$0.18$0.15
Q2 20172$0.20$0.24$0.22
Q3 20172$0.35$0.38$0.37
Q4 20172$0.24$0.26$0.25
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 13.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 68.10%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/28/2016Jose J VargasCROBuy7,753$12.90$100,013.70View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Jeffrey H CoatsInsiderSell22,992$13.20$303,494.40View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Jeffrey H CoatsCEOSell8,279$13.20$109,282.80View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Glenn Evan FullerCAOBuy300$14.22$4,266.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Michael A CarpenterDirectorBuy4,000$12.60$50,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016Jeffrey H CoatsCEOBuy1,570$12.68$19,907.60View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Kimberly BorenCFOBuy500$14.04$7,020.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Michael A CarpenterDirectorBuy5,000$18,248.00$91,240,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016Wesley OzimaVPSell1,500$19.88$29,820.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015De Ojeda John Peter KloseMajor ShareholderBuy708,129$4.65$3,292,799.85View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Michael J FuchsDirectorBuy2,300$10.60$24,380.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Mark N KaplanDirectorBuy1,000$10.80$10,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014Curtis E DewaltCFOBuy2,355$10.61$24,986.55View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Michael A CarpenterDirectorBuy5,000$10.50$52,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Phillip W DupreeEVPBuy1,000$10.59$10,590.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Jeffrey H CoatsCEOBuy2,200$11.34$24,948.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Master Qualified Fund Ltd Ccmmajor shareholderSell105,300$11.62$1,223,586.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2013Master Qualified Fund Ltd Ccmmajor shareholderSell174,879$10.92$1,909,678.68View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013Master Qualified Fund Ltd Ccmmajor shareholderSell231,000$10.00$2,310,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/16/2013Master Qualified Fund Ltd CcmMajor ShareholderSell551,724$2.03$1,119,999.72View SEC Filing  
3/12/2013Jeffrey H CoatsCEOBuy1,400$4.22$5,908.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013John SteermanSVPBuy1,200$4.23$5,076.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2012William FerrioloSVPBuy7,806$3.84$29,975.04View SEC Filing  
8/20/2012William FerrioloSVPBuy11,450$3.78$43,281.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2012William FerrioloSVPBuy5,478$3.78$20,706.84View SEC Filing  
8/14/2012William FerrioloSVPBuy1,031$3.63$3,742.53View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoNewton Motor Group Named the 2016 Autobytel Dealer of the Year as Standout Among Thousands of Retailers (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 3:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAutobytel Used Car Advertising Receives Top Rating for Dealer Satisfaction by DrivingSales (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 8:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAutobytel Receives “Highest Rated” DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Award (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 3:30 PM
4-traders.com logoAutobytel : Autobytels Outstanding Dealers Put People and Process First (NASDAQ:ABTL)
www.4-traders.com - January 25 at 8:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAutoWeb a Top Driver of Car Buying Traffic for Web2Carz (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 3:19 PM
4-traders.com logoAutobytel : Outstanding Dealers Put People and Process First (NASDAQ:ABTL)
www.4-traders.com - January 24 at 3:36 PM
News IconCommit To Purchase Autobytel At $10, Earn 11.3% Annualized Using Options (NASDAQ:ABTL)
www.stockoptionschannel.com - January 24 at 3:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAutobytel’s Outstanding Dealers Put People and Process First (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 3:36 PM
4-traders.com logoAutobytel : AutoWeb Paid Search Solution Drives 2X Higher Lead Rate, Nearly 80% Cheaper Cost-Per-Lead for Honda Dealers' Tier 2 Agency (NASDAQ:ABTL)
www.4-traders.com - January 20 at 3:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAutoWeb Paid Search Solution Drives 2X Higher Lead Rate, Nearly 80% Cheaper Cost-Per-Lead for Honda Dealers’ Tier 2 Agency (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 3:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWinners of the First Annual 2017 Autobytel Buyer’s Choice Awards Announced (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - January 6 at 3:23 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoAUTOBYTEL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Other Events, Financial Statements and (NASDAQ:ABTL)
biz.yahoo.com - January 6 at 3:23 PM
publicnow.com logoAutobytel Completes Sale of Specialty Finance Leads Product to Internet Brands (NASDAQ:ABTL)
www.publicnow.com - January 3 at 8:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAutobytel to Present at the 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference on January 11, 2017 (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - December 28 at 8:17 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAutobytel sells its specialty finance leads product (NASDAQ:ABTL)
seekingalpha.com - December 21 at 8:29 PM
streetinsider.com logoAutobytel (ABTL) Promotes William Ferriolo to COO (NASDAQ:ABTL)
www.streetinsider.com - December 21 at 8:29 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoAUTOBYTEL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Change in Directors or Principal Office (NASDAQ:ABTL)
biz.yahoo.com - December 21 at 8:29 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo7:47 am Autobytel to sell its specialty finance leads product to Internet Brands for $3.2 mln in cash & $1.6 mln in transition licensing income; specialty finance leads rev expected to be $6.4 mln in FY16 (NASDAQ:ABTL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 20 at 9:25 AM
publicnow.com logoAutobytel to Sell its Specialty Finance Leads Product to Internet Brands (NASDAQ:ABTL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 20 at 9:25 AM
publicnow.com logoAutobytel Appoints Chief Operating Officer (NASDAQ:ABTL)
www.publicnow.com - December 20 at 9:25 AM
News IconIs Autobytel Inc. (ABTL) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds? (NASDAQ:ABTL)
feedproxy.google.com - December 5 at 5:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoShould You Get Rid of Autobytel (ABTL) Now? (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - December 2 at 10:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAutobytel to Present at the LD Micro Investor Conference on December 6, 2016 (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - November 30 at 11:05 AM
capitalcube.com logoAutobytel, Inc. :ABTL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 28, 2016 (NASDAQ:ABTL)
www.capitalcube.com - November 28 at 2:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMoving Average Crossover Alert: Autobytel (ABTL) (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 1:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAutobytel to Conduct NADA Dealer Workshop on Digital Sales Strategies (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - November 21 at 3:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAutobytel Partners with Videology to Bring its Expansive In-Market Auto Consumer Data to Video Advertisers (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 1:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Autobytel (ABTL) Could Be Positioned for a Slump (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 1:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAUTOBYTEL INC Financials (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 1:36 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAutobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL) Files An 8-K Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:ABTL)
marketexclusive.com - November 9 at 11:49 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoAUTOBYTEL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:ABTL)
biz.yahoo.com - November 9 at 11:49 AM
investing.com logoU.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.24% (NASDAQ:ABTL)
www.investing.com - November 5 at 3:15 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logo20 Biggest Mid-Day Losers For Friday (NASDAQ:ABTL)
feeds.benzinga.com - November 4 at 3:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ABTL earnings conference call or presentation 3-Nov-16 9:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - November 4 at 1:49 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logo22 Biggest Mid-Day Losers For Friday (NASDAQ:ABTL)
feeds.benzinga.com - November 4 at 1:46 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoAutobytel beats Street 3Q forecasts (NASDAQ:ABTL)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - November 3 at 9:20 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 Autobytel Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:ABTL)
biz.yahoo.com - November 3 at 12:57 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoAUTOBYTEL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:ABTL)
biz.yahoo.com - October 21 at 8:19 PM
mysmartrend.com logoUptrend Call Working As Autobytel Stock Rises 21.1% (ABTL) (NASDAQ:ABTL)
www.mysmartrend.com - October 20 at 8:10 AM
publicnow.com logoAutobytel Dealer of the Month Winners Put Car Buyers First; Quality Communications and Exceptional Customer Service are Key (NASDAQ:ABTL)
www.publicnow.com - October 17 at 3:15 PM
publicnow.com logoAutobytel to Hold Third Quarter 2016 Conference Call on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. ET (NASDAQ:ABTL)
www.publicnow.com - October 13 at 8:36 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Autobytel, Inc. : October 13, 2016 (NASDAQ:ABTL)
www.capitalcube.com - October 13 at 12:25 PM
mysmartrend.com logoAutobytel Has Returned 19.3% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (ABTL) (NASDAQ:ABTL)
www.mysmartrend.com - October 1 at 8:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoYahoo Faces Senator Ire on Late Confirmation of Data Breach (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - September 29 at 3:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmazon Price Target Set at $950 by Mizuho, Hits New High (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - September 26 at 8:17 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoAUTOBYTEL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:ABTL)
biz.yahoo.com - September 26 at 8:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmazon Unveils New Echo Dot, Expects Resonating Success (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 12:06 PM
publicnow.com logoAutobytel Direct Powered by AutoWeb Drives In-Market Dealer Website Traffic, Increases Engagement for The Moran Group (NASDAQ:ABTL)
www.publicnow.com - September 6 at 3:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo3 Reasons Why AUTOBYTEL (ABTL) is a Great Value Stock (NASDAQ:ABTL)
finance.yahoo.com - September 2 at 3:17 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Autobytel, Inc. : September 1, 2016 (NASDAQ:ABTL)
www.capitalcube.com - September 1 at 11:42 AM

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What is Autobytel's stock symbol?

Autobytel trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ABTL."

Where is Autobytel's stock going? Where will Autobytel's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Autobytel's stock. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $29.00. On average, they anticipate Autobytel's stock price to reach $25.67 in the next twelve months.

When will Autobytel announce their earnings?

Autobytel is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March, 8th 2017.

Who owns Autobytel stock?

Autobytel's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Lyon Street Capital LLC (4.57%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.54%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (2.30%), Signia Capital Management LLC (2.03%), Allianz Asset Management AG (2.01%) and Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. (1.98%). Company insiders that own Autobytel stock include De Ojeda John Peter Klose, Glenn Evan Fuller, Jeffrey H Coats, Jose J Vargas, Kimberly Boren, Michael A Carpenter and Wesley Ozima.

Who sold Autobytel stock? Who is selling Autobytel stock?

Autobytel's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management AG, AQR Capital Management LLC, Lyon Street Capital LLC, Oxford Asset Management and Numeric Investors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Autobytel stock in the last year include Jeffrey H Coats and Wesley Ozima.

Who bought Autobytel stock? Who is buying Autobytel stock?

Autobytel's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Signia Capital Management LLC, Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc., Trexquant Investment LP, Menta Capital LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, First Wilshire Securities Management Inc. and Two Sigma Investments LP. Company insiders that have bought Autobytel stock in the last two years include De Ojeda John Peter Klose, Glenn Evan Fuller, Jeffrey H Coats, Jose J Vargas, Kimberly Boren and Michael A Carpenter.

How do I buy Autobytel stock?

Shares of Autobytel can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Autobytel stock cost?

One share of Autobytel stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.87.

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Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff