Autobytel Company Profile (NASDAQ:ABTL)

About Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)

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: Advertising & Marketing - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:ABTL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.autobytel.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $132.97 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 11,071,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $12.63
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $12.80
  • 52 Week Range: $10.72 - $18.39
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 33.45
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.69
  • P/E Growth: 0.38
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $157.78 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.84
  • Book Value: $11.57 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.04
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $15.68 million
  • Net Margins: 3.19%
  • Return on Equity: 11.95%
  • Return on Assets: 8.77%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.07%
  • Current Ratio: 3.16%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.16%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 136,795 shs.
  • Beta: 0.93
  • Short Ratio: 1.65
 
Frequently Asked Questions for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)

What is Autobytel's stock symbol?

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

How were Autobytel's earnings last quarter?

Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19 by $0.07. The firm earned $37.34 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.05 million. Autobytel had a return on equity of 11.95% and a net margin of 3.19%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.21 earnings per share. View Autobytel's Earnings History.

When will Autobytel make its next earnings announcement?

Autobytel is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 3rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Autobytel.

What guidance has Autobytel issued on next quarter's earnings?

Autobytel updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.24-1.28 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.26. The company issued revenue guidance of $156-160 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $158.85 million.

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

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Autobytel's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Autobytel's stock price to reach $24.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Autobytel.

Who are some of Autobytel's key competitors?

Who are Autobytel's key executives?

Autobytel's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Michael J. Fuchs, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Jeffrey H. Coats, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Kimberly S. Boren, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • William A. Ferriolo, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Glenn Evan Fuller, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer, Secretary
  • Bret J. Dunlap, Senior Vice President, Mobile
  • John J. Skocilic Jr., Senior Vice President - Technology
  • John D. Steerman, Senior Vice President - Mobile, Lead Operations and Product Development
  • Matias de Tezanos, Chief Strategy Officer, Director
  • Jose J Vargas Sr, Chief Revenue Officer, Director

Who owns Autobytel stock?

Autobytel's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. (3.73%) and Sabal Trust CO (0.23%). Company insiders that own Autobytel stock include Glenn Evan Fuller, Jeffrey H Coats, Jeffrey M Stibel, John J Skocilic Jr, John Steerman, Jose J Vargas, Kimberly Boren, Michael A Carpenter, Wesley Ozima and William Ferriolo. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Autobytel.

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 Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Autobytel stock in the last year include Glenn Evan Fuller, Jeffrey H Coats, Jeffrey M Stibel, John J Skocilic Jr, John Steerman, Wesley Ozima and William Ferriolo. View Insider Buying and Selling for Autobytel.

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.

What is Autobytel's stock price today?

One share of Autobytel stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.01.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Autobytel (NASDAQ ABTL)
Community Ranking:  3.5 out of 5 (   )
Outperform Votes:  225 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  99 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  324
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Autobytel 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 Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $24.00 (99.83% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/10/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$20.00LowView Rating Details
10/10/2016Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$25.00 -> $28.00N/AView Rating Details
3/11/2016Ascendiant Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuy$28.00 -> $29.00N/AView Rating Details
10/2/2015Lake Street CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$20.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)
Earnings by Quarter for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)
Earnings History by Quarter for Autobytel (NASDAQ ABTL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/2/2017$0.21N/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.19$0.26$35.05 million$37.34 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/9/2017Q4 2016$0.30$0.35$37.46 million$40.38 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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$0.35$0.39$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$0.20$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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.95
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.08$0.18$0.13
Q2 20173$0.09$0.24$0.18
Q3 20173$0.35$0.41$0.38
Q4 20173$0.24$0.29$0.26
(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 and Institutional Ownership History for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 12.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 64.91%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/2/2017John J Skocilic JrEVPSell4,774$12.66$60,438.84View SEC Filing  
6/1/2017John SteermanEVPSell5,597$12.74$71,305.78View SEC Filing  
5/24/2017Wesley OzimaSVPSell2,500$13.31$33,275.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2017William FerrioloEVPSell36,512$12.81$467,718.72View SEC Filing  
5/19/2017Jeffrey M StibelDirectorSell4,000$12.98$51,920.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2017Glenn Evan FullerCAOSell13,907$13.75$191,221.25View SEC Filing  
5/16/2017William FerrioloEVPSell13,488$13.72$185,055.36View SEC Filing  
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

Headline Trends for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)
Latest Headlines for Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoAutobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $35.55 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 9:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL) to Announce $0.12 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 10:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAutobytel to Hold Second Quarter 2017 Conference Call on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. ET
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 3:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAutobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 12:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAutobytel Inc. (ABTL) Upgraded to Buy at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 12:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Alibaba, Autobytel, JD.com, PetMed Express and Stamps.com
finance.yahoo.com - July 3 at 3:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlibaba & 4 Internet Commerce Peers to Buy Today
finance.yahoo.com - June 30 at 3:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Autobytel Inc. (ABTL) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $35.55 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 29 at 11:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Autobytel Inc. (ABTL) Will Announce Earnings of $0.12 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 8:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMillennial Media (MM) vs. Autobytel (ABTL) Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 12:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Autobytel (ABTL) and China Finance Online Co. Limited (JRJC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 17 at 7:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoZacks.com featured highlights: PCM, U.S. Concrete, Autobytel and Marcus
finance.yahoo.com - June 16 at 3:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlibaba's Shares Surge 13.3% on Strong Revenue Outlook
finance.yahoo.com - June 9 at 3:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlibaba Raises Guidance at Investor Day, Shares Soar
finance.yahoo.com - June 9 at 3:20 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAutobytel (ABTL) Presents At Stifel 2017 Technology, Internet & Media Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - June 7 at 1:25 AM
seekingalpha.com logoAutobytel (ABTL) Presents At Cowen And Company 45th Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - June 5 at 11:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAutobytel Inc. (ABTL) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $35.55 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 3 at 10:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAutobytel Inc. (ABTL) EVP John J. Skocilic, Jr. Sells 4,774 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 8:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoZacks.com featured highlights: The Marcus, PCM, U.S. Concrete and Autobytel
finance.yahoo.com - June 2 at 3:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAutobytel Inc. (ABTL) EVP John Steerman Sells 5,597 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 10:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect Autobytel Inc. (ABTL) to Post $0.12 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 7:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Autobytel Inc. (ABTL) SVP Sells 2,500 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 8:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoZacks Value Investor Highlights: Autobytel, CAI International and Fogo de Chao
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 3:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Ferriolo Sells 36,512 Shares of Autobytel Inc. (ABTL) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 7:46 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAutobytel Has Upside Potential
seekingalpha.com - May 22 at 5:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Autobytel Inc. (ABTL) Director Sells 4,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 8:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAutobytel (ABTL) and Children's Place (PLCE) are Aggressive Growth Rank Buys and Article
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 9:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Ferriolo Sells 13,488 Shares of Autobytel Inc. (ABTL) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 8:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGlenn Evan Fuller Sells 13,907 Shares of Autobytel Inc. (ABTL) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 7:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoForget Profit: Bet on 5 Stocks with Increasing Cash Flows
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Autobytel, Inc. : May 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo5 Online Retail Stocks to Buy as Sales Pick Up in April
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAutobytel, Inc. :ABTL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 3:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAutobytel Inc. (ABTL) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 11:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAutobytel Inc. (ABTL) Earns Buy Rating from B. Riley
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 8:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Autobytel Inc. (ABTL) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $35.55 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 12:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAutobytel to Present at Upcoming 2017 Investor Conferences
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 8:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Autobytel Inc. (ABTL) Will Announce Earnings of $0.14 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 11:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoB. Riley Reaffirms Buy Rating for Autobytel Inc. (ABTL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 5:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAutobytel Inc. (ABTL) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 10:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAutobytel posts 1Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ABTL earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 3:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAutobytel Inc. (ABTL) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.07 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 12:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAutobytel Reports Record First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 8:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Very Likely to Impact Autobytel (ABTL) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 3:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Autobytel Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 3:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Autobytel, Inc. : May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAutobytel Inc. (ABTL) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 9:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAutobytel (ABTL) Receiving Very Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 9:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAutobytel (ABTL) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.08
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 9:18 AM

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