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Asbury Automotive Group (ABG) Competitors

-5.05 (-2.01%)
(As of 07/19/2024 ET)


Should you be buying Asbury Automotive Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Asbury Automotive Group include Rush Enterprises (RUSHA), OPENLANE (KAR), CarMax (KMX), Penske Automotive Group (PAG), AutoNation (AN), Lithia Motors (LAD), Group 1 Automotive (GPI), Advance Auto Parts (AAP), Sonic Automotive (SAH), and Monro (MNRO).

Asbury Automotive Group vs.

Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE:ABG) and Rush Enterprises (NASDAQ:RUSHA) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, media sentiment, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends and community ranking.

Rush Enterprises has a net margin of 4.16% compared to Asbury Automotive Group's net margin of 3.68%. Asbury Automotive Group's return on equity of 20.12% beat Rush Enterprises' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Asbury Automotive Group3.68% 20.12% 7.07%
Rush Enterprises 4.16%17.16%7.57%

Asbury Automotive Group currently has a consensus price target of $208.33, indicating a potential downside of 15.26%. Rush Enterprises has a consensus price target of $60.00, indicating a potential upside of 26.96%. Given Rush Enterprises' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Rush Enterprises is more favorable than Asbury Automotive Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Asbury Automotive Group
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Rush Enterprises
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

84.4% of Rush Enterprises shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Asbury Automotive Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.5% of Rush Enterprises shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Asbury Automotive Group has a beta of 1.17, indicating that its share price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rush Enterprises has a beta of 1.02, indicating that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Asbury Automotive Group has higher revenue and earnings than Rush Enterprises. Asbury Automotive Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Rush Enterprises, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Asbury Automotive Group$14.80B0.34$602.50M$27.448.96
Rush Enterprises$7.93B0.47$347.05M$3.9611.94

Rush Enterprises received 5 more outperform votes than Asbury Automotive Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 59.71% of users gave Rush Enterprises an outperform vote while only 53.55% of users gave Asbury Automotive Group an outperform vote.

Asbury Automotive GroupOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Rush EnterprisesOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

In the previous week, Rush Enterprises had 2 more articles in the media than Asbury Automotive Group. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for Rush Enterprises and 3 mentions for Asbury Automotive Group. Rush Enterprises' average media sentiment score of 1.41 beat Asbury Automotive Group's score of 0.89 indicating that Rush Enterprises is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Asbury Automotive Group
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Rush Enterprises
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)


Rush Enterprises beats Asbury Automotive Group on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding ABG and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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ABG vs. The Competition

MetricAsbury Automotive GroupAutomotive dealers & gasoline service stations IndustryRetail SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$4.96B$7.27B$21.00B$18.22B
Dividend YieldN/A1.32%172.79%3.48%
P/E Ratio8.9614.8022.2625.20
Price / Sales0.341.007.8215.16
Price / Cash6.5722.4117.9620.01
Price / Book1.562.905.245.06
Net Income$602.50M$365.41M$698.20M$974.25M
7 Day Performance-0.85%-1.20%-1.16%0.04%
1 Month Performance7.54%2.39%2.06%4.53%
1 Year Performance5.94%-2.08%-2.94%7.30%

Asbury Automotive Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Rush Enterprises
4.7953 of 5 stars
4.80 / 5 stars
+12.6%$3.79B$7.93B12.177,860News Coverage
Positive News
2.9873 of 5 stars
2.99 / 5 stars
+12.5%$1.97B$1.65B-10.184,500News Coverage
3.3527 of 5 stars
3.35 / 5 stars
-5.8%$12.77B$26.54B31.9629,836Analyst Forecast
Insider Selling
Short Interest ↓
Penske Automotive Group
2.9981 of 5 stars
3.00 / 5 stars
-11.9%$10.62B$29.53B11.0444,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
0.895 of 5 stars
0.90 / 5 stars
-1.8%$7.21B$27.04B8.3525,300Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Lithia Motors
4.8136 of 5 stars
4.81 / 5 stars
-17.9%$7.17B$31.04B7.7227,446Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Group 1 Automotive
2.7842 of 5 stars
2.78 / 5 stars
+13.1%$4.24B$18.21B7.3216,011Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Advance Auto Parts
2.9564 of 5 stars
2.96 / 5 stars
-14.8%$3.65B$11.29B88.7869,000Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Sonic Automotive
2.6466 of 5 stars
2.65 / 5 stars
+8.2%$1.97B$14.37B11.9210,500Upcoming Earnings
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
2.6715 of 5 stars
2.67 / 5 stars
-37.3%$736.63M$1.28B20.867,660News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:ABG) was last updated on 7/21/2024 by Staff

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