NYSE:ABG - Asbury Automotive Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $70.65 -0.35 (-0.49 %) (As of 02/22/2019 01:41 PM ET)Previous Close$71.00Today's Range$70.34 - $71.7752-Week Range$58.60 - $77.75Volume52,146 shsAverage Volume178,945 shsMarket Capitalization$1.38 billionP/E Ratio8.40Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.19 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. 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, 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 February 06, 2018 the company owned and operated 95 new vehicle franchises representing 29 brands of automobiles at 81 dealership locations, and 24 collision centers in the United States. Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. was founded in 1995 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 Ratio1.77 Current Ratio1.21 Quick Ratio0.36Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.40 Forward P/E Ratio8.23 P/E Growth0.6 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.87 billion Price / Sales0.20 Cash Flow$10.1073 per share Price / Cash Flow6.99 Book Value$18.94 per share Price / Book3.73Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8.41 Net Income$168 million Net Margins2.44% Return on Equity37.81% Return on Assets6.87%Miscellaneous Employees8,000 Outstanding Shares19,600,000Market Cap$1.38 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) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 6th. The company reported $2.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.07 by $0.13. The business earned $1.78 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.73 billion. Asbury Automotive Group had a return on equity of 37.81% and a net margin of 2.44%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.81 EPS. 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 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Asbury Automotive Group's shares. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate Asbury Automotive Group's share price to reach $76.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.5% 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 coverage about ABG stock has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Asbury Automotive Group earned a media sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Asbury Automotive Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Asbury Automotive Group include Carvana (CVNA), 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) and Lazydays (LAZY). 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), Group 1 Automotive (GPI), AutoNation (AN), Dycom Industries (DY), Celgene (CELG), Artisan Partners Asset Management (APAM), Tactile Systems Technology (TCMD), Penske Automotive Group (PAG) and Lithia Motors (LAD). 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. William Frederick Stax, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 47)Mr. George A. Villasana, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51)Mr. Craig T. Monaghan, Special Advisor (Age 62) Who are Asbury Automotive Group's major shareholders? Asbury Automotive Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors 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, George A Villasana, George Karolis, 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 major investors are selling Asbury Automotive Group stock? ABG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 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, SG Americas Securities LLC and James Investment Research Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Asbury Automotive Group company stock in the last year include Dennis E Clements, George A Villasana, George Karolis, Juanita T James, Thomas C Deloach Jr, Thomas Reddin and William Frederick Stax. View Insider Buying and Selling for Asbury Automotive Group. Which major investors are buying Asbury Automotive Group stock? ABG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, BlackRock Inc., Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC and Martingale Asset Management L P. 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 $70.75. How big of a company is Asbury Automotive Group? Asbury Automotive Group has a market capitalization of $1.39 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 8,000 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: 212 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 352 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 564MarketBeat'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 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are Closed-End Mutual Funds?