NYSE:ABG - Asbury Automotive Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $66.89 -2.42 (-3.49 %) (As of 03/24/2019 07:51 AM ET)Previous Close$66.89Today's Range$66.8350 - $69.4652-Week Range$58.60 - $77.75Volume168,298 shsAverage Volume158,802 shsMarket Capitalization$1.30 billionP/E Ratio7.94Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.17 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Asbury Automotive Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. It offers a range of automotive products and services, including new and used vehicles; and vehicle repair and maintenance services, replacement parts, and collision repair services. The company also provides finance and insurance products, including arranging vehicle financing through third parties; and aftermarket products, such as extended service contracts, guaranteed asset protection insurance, prepaid maintenance, and credit life and disability insurance. As of December 31, 2018, the company owned and operated 97 new vehicle franchises representing 29 brands of automobiles at 83 dealership locations; and 25 collision centers in the United States. Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia. Receive ABG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ABG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNYSE:ABG Previous Symbol CUSIP04343610 CIK1144980 Webwww.asburyauto.com Phone770-418-8200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.83 Current Ratio1.19 Quick Ratio0.37Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio7.94 Forward P/E Ratio7.77 P/E Growth0.54 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.87 billion Price / Sales0.19 Cash Flow$11.5727 per share Price / Cash Flow5.78 Book Value$24.14 per share Price / Book2.77Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8.41 Net Income$168 million Net Margins2.44% Return on Equity37.38% Return on Assets6.73%Miscellaneous Employees8,200 Outstanding Shares19,500,000Market Cap$1.30 billion Next Earnings Date4/23/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE:ABG) Frequently Asked Questions What is Asbury Automotive Group's stock symbol? Asbury Automotive Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ABG." How were Asbury Automotive Group's earnings last quarter? Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:ABG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 6th. The company reported $2.20 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.07 by $0.13. The company earned $1.78 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.73 billion. Asbury Automotive Group had a net margin of 2.44% and a return on equity of 37.38%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 6.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.81 earnings per share. View Asbury Automotive Group's Earnings History. When is Asbury Automotive Group's next earnings date? Asbury Automotive Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Asbury Automotive Group. What price target have analysts set for ABG? 4 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Asbury Automotive Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $82.00. On average, they expect Asbury Automotive Group's stock price to reach $76.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Asbury Automotive Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Asbury Automotive Group? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Asbury Automotive Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Asbury Automotive Group. Has Asbury Automotive Group been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about ABG stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Asbury Automotive Group earned a news sentiment score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Asbury Automotive Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Asbury Automotive Group include Casey's General Stores (CASY), Penske Automotive Group (PAG), AutoNation (AN), Murphy USA (MUSA), Lithia Motors (LAD), Rush Enterprises (RUSHA), Rush Enterprises (RUSHB), Camping World (CWH), Group 1 Automotive (GPI), Fincera (YUANF), Sonic Automotive (SAH), America's Car-Mart (CRMT), TravelCenters of America (TA), Lazydays (LAZY) and Lentuo International (LASLY). What other stocks do shareholders of Asbury Automotive Group own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Asbury Automotive Group investors own include General Electric (GE), NVIDIA (NVDA), Celgene (CELG), AutoNation (AN), Group 1 Automotive (GPI), Lithia Motors (LAD), Methanex (MEOH), Dycom Industries (DY), Micron Technology (MU) and Artisan Partners Asset Management (APAM). Who are Asbury Automotive Group's key executives? Asbury Automotive Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. David W. Hult, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)Mr. Sean D. Goodman, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 54)Mr. John Sirel Hartman, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 56)Mr. George A. Villasana, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51)Mr. Jed Milstein, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 50) Who are Asbury Automotive Group's major shareholders? Asbury Automotive Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (17.27%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (6.64%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.53%), Prudential Financial Inc. (2.69%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.16%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.44%). Company insiders that own Asbury Automotive Group stock include Craig T Monaghan, David W Hult, Dennis E Clements, Eugene S Katz, George A Villasana, George Karolis, Jed Milstein, Joel Alsfine, Juanita T James, Msd Capital L P, Thomas C Deloach Jr, Thomas Reddin and William Frederick Stax. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Asbury Automotive Group. Which institutional investors are selling Asbury Automotive Group stock? ABG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., Gotham Asset Management LLC, River Road Asset Management LLC, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, TD Asset Management Inc., First Manhattan Co., Raymond James & Associates and SG Americas Securities LLC. Company insiders that have sold Asbury Automotive Group company stock in the last year include Dennis E Clements, Eugene S Katz, George A Villasana, Jed Milstein, Juanita T James, Thomas C Deloach Jr and William Frederick Stax. View Insider Buying and Selling for Asbury Automotive Group. Which institutional investors are buying Asbury Automotive Group stock? ABG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Victory Capital Management Inc., Financial Advocates Investment Management, Prudential Financial Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, BlackRock Inc. and Peregrine Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Asbury Automotive Group. How do I buy shares of Asbury Automotive Group? Shares of ABG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Asbury Automotive Group's stock price today? One share of ABG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.89. How big of a company is Asbury Automotive Group? Asbury Automotive Group has a market capitalization of $1.30 billion and generates $6.87 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $168 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.41 on an earnings per share basis. Asbury Automotive Group employs 8,200 workers across the globe. What is Asbury Automotive Group's official website? The official website for Asbury Automotive Group is http://www.asburyauto.com. How can I contact Asbury Automotive Group? Asbury Automotive Group's mailing address is 2905 PREMIERE PARKWAY NW SUITE 300, DULUTH GA, 30097. The company can be reached via phone at 770-418-8200 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE ABG)Community Ranking: 1.9 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 216 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 356 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 572MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Asbury Automotive Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ABG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ABG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Do back-end load funds outperform no-load funds?