Autobytel Company Profile (NASDAQ:AUTO)

About Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO)

Autobytel logoAutoWeb, Inc., formerly Autobytel 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, 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Advertising & Marketing
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:AUTO
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $94.33 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 12,869,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $7.48
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $10.75
  • 52 Week Range: $6.63 - $17.85
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.78
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.26
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Net Margins: 3.15%
  • Return on Equity: 10.96%
  • Return on Assets: 8.20%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.12%
  • Current Ratio: 3.22%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.22%
  • Average Volume: 134,467 shs.
  • Beta: 0.97

Frequently Asked Questions for Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO)

What is Autobytel's stock symbol?

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

How were Autobytel's earnings last quarter?

Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:AUTO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.07. The company earned $34.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $34.30 million. Autobytel had a net margin of 3.15% and a return on equity of 10.96%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.24 EPS. 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, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Autobytel.

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

Autobytel issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.78-0.82 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.24. The company issued revenue guidance of $144-148 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $156.05 million.

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

2 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Autobytel's stock. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $12.00. On average, they expect Autobytel's share price to reach $12.00 in the next twelve months. 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

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 $7.32.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Autobytel (NASDAQ AUTO)
Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  250 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  142 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  392
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:AUTO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $12.00 (63.93% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO)
Price Target History for Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO)
Analysts' Ratings History for Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/9/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$12.00LowView Rating Details
8/4/2017Barrington ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformHighView Rating Details
3/11/2016Ascendiant Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuy$28.00 -> $29.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO)
Earnings by Quarter for Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO)
Earnings History by Quarter for Autobytel (NASDAQ AUTO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/1/2017$0.17N/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2017Q2 2017$0.12$0.19$34.30 million$34.60 millionViewListenView 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)


Earnings Estimates for Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.48 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.65 EPS


Dividend History for Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 12.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 57.95%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO)
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)


Headline Trends for Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO)
Latest Headlines for Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO)
DateHeadline logoComparing Autobytel (AUTO) & Its Competitors - October 17 at 10:24 PM logoAutobytel (AUTO) versus Social Reality (SRAX) Head-To-Head Analysis - October 17 at 2:32 AM logoMIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi falls, most markets trade narrowly - October 15 at 3:55 PM logoAutobytel (AUTO) versus XO Group (XOXO) Head to Head Review - October 14 at 4:28 PM logoETFs with exposure to AutoWeb, Inc. : October 12, 2017 - October 12 at 5:01 PM logoBRIEF-AutoWeb signs license agreement with DealerX - October 10 at 10:31 PM logoAutobytel completes its name change to AutoWeb - October 10 at 10:31 PM logoAutobytel Completes Change of Name to AutoWeb and Ticker Symbol to AUTO - October 10 at 12:32 PM logoAutoWeb Signs License Agreement with DealerX - October 10 at 12:32 PM logoAutoWeb, Inc. :AUTO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : October 10, 2017 - October 10 at 12:32 PM



Autobytel (AUTO) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/18/2017 by Staff

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