NYSE:ABG - Asbury Automotive Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$65.09 +0.43 (+0.67 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 03:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$64.66
Today's Range$64.08 - $65.52
52-Week Range$58.60 - $77.75
Volume225,400 shs
Average Volume228,863 shs
Market Capitalization$1.25 billion
P/E Ratio10.12
Dividend YieldN/A
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail
Current SymbolNYSE:ABG
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.77
Current Ratio1.21
Quick Ratio0.36


Trailing P/E Ratio10.12
Forward P/E Ratio7.86
P/E Growth0.49

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.46 billion
Price / Sales0.20
Cash Flow$9.2721 per share
Price / Cash Flow7.02
Book Value$18.94 per share
Price / Book3.44


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.43
Net Income$139.10 million
Net Margins2.52%
Return on Equity37.83%
Return on Assets6.74%


Outstanding Shares19,600,000
Market Cap$1.25 billion

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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The company reported $2.21 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.88 by $0.33. The business had revenue of $1.76 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.68 billion. Asbury Automotive Group had a net margin of 2.52% and a return on equity of 37.83%. The company's revenue was up 9.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.48 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, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Asbury Automotive Group.

What price target have analysts set for ABG?

4 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Asbury Automotive Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $67.00 to $81.00. On average, they expect Asbury Automotive Group's share price to reach $73.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.2% 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 somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Asbury Automotive Group earned a coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Asbury Automotive Group's key competitors?

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 52)
  • Mr. Sean D. Goodman, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 53)
  • Mr. William Frederick Stax, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. George A. Villasana, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Craig T. Monaghan, Special Advisor (Age 61)

Who are Asbury Automotive Group's major shareholders?

Asbury Automotive Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (17.05%), Vanguard Group Inc (10.32%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.32%), Abrams Capital Management L.P. (8.09%), Morgan Stanley (7.20%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (6.01%). 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, Keith Style, 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 Burgundy Asset Management Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Man Group plc, River Road Asset Management LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Alliancebernstein L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Asbury Automotive Group company stock in the last year include Craig T Monaghan, 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 institutional investors are buying Asbury Automotive Group stock?

ABG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Abrams Capital Management L.P., BlackRock Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Schroder Investment Management Group, SG Americas Securities LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P. and Vanguard Group Inc. 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 $65.09.

How big of a company is Asbury Automotive Group?

Asbury Automotive Group has a market capitalization of $1.25 billion and generates $6.46 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $139.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.43 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 (star)
Outperform Votes:  203 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  344 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  547
MarketBeat'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 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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