NYSE:AN - AutoNation Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$39.08 +0.80 (+2.09 %)
(As of 02/17/2019 09:31 AM ET)
Previous Close$39.08
Today's Range$38.34 - $39.52
52-Week Range$32.87 - $53.81
Volume1.06 million shs
Average Volume717,309 shs
Market Capitalization$3.51 billion
P/E Ratio10.26
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.11
AutoNation, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Domestic, Import, and Premium Luxury. It offers a range of automotive products and services, including new and used vehicles; and parts and services, such as automotive repair and maintenance, and wholesale parts and collision services. The company also provides automotive finance and insurance products comprising vehicle services and other protection products, as well as arranges finance for vehicle purchases through third-party finance sources. As of December 31, 2017, it owned and operated 360 new vehicle franchises from 253 stores located primarily in metropolitan markets in the Sunbelt region. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP05329W10
Phone954-769-6000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.53 billion
Cash Flow$6.0778 per share
Book Value$25.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$434.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees26,000
Market Cap$3.51 billion
OptionableOptionable

AutoNation (NYSE:AN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is AutoNation's stock symbol?

AutoNation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AN."

How will AutoNation's stock buyback program work?

AutoNation declared that its board has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, August 31st 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were AutoNation's earnings last quarter?

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company reported $1.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.24. The company earned $5.35 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.58 billion. AutoNation had a net margin of 2.10% and a return on equity of 16.21%. The business's revenue was down 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.00 EPS. View AutoNation's Earnings History.

When is AutoNation's next earnings date?

AutoNation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AutoNation.

How can I listen to AutoNation's earnings call?

AutoNation will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, February 22nd at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8887698515.

What price target have analysts set for AN?

7 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for AutoNation's stock. Their predictions range from $34.00 to $59.00. On average, they anticipate AutoNation's share price to reach $42.3433 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AutoNation.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AutoNation?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AutoNation in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AutoNation.

Has AutoNation been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AN stock has been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive 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 closest to five being the most favorable. AutoNation earned a media sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of AutoNation's key competitors?

Who are AutoNation's key executives?

AutoNation's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Jackson, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 70)
  • Ms. Cheryl Scully Miller, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Marc Cannon, Exec. VP of Communications, Customer Service & Public Policy and Chief Marketing Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Christopher R. Cade, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 52)
  • Robert Quartaro, VP of Investor Relations

Who are AutoNation's major shareholders?

AutoNation's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.91%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (5.66%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.39%), Prudential Financial Inc. (1.50%), Magnolia Group LLC (1.41%) and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.00%). Company insiders that own AutoNation stock include Cheryl Miller, Christopher Cade, David B Edelson, Donna L Parlapiano, Edward S Lampert, Jonathan P Ferrando, Lance E Iserman, Michael J Jackson, Paul Frank Matysek, Rick L Burdick, Robert R Grusky and Ross J Beaty. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AutoNation.

Which institutional investors are selling AutoNation stock?

AN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Strs Ohio, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Bank of America Corp DE, KBC Group NV, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and Gabelli Funds LLC. Company insiders that have sold AutoNation company stock in the last year include Cheryl Miller, Christopher Cade, David B Edelson, Michael J Jackson, Rick L Burdick and Robert R Grusky. View Insider Buying and Selling for AutoNation.

Which institutional investors are buying AutoNation stock?

AN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Magnolia Group LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Private Management Group Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Geode Capital Management LLC and Rhumbline Advisers. View Insider Buying and Selling for AutoNation.

How do I buy shares of AutoNation?

Shares of AN 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 AutoNation's stock price today?

One share of AN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.08.

How big of a company is AutoNation?

AutoNation has a market capitalization of $3.51 billion and generates $21.53 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $434.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.81 on an earnings per share basis. AutoNation employs 26,000 workers across the globe.

What is AutoNation's official website?

The official website for AutoNation is http://www.autonation.com.

How can I contact AutoNation?

AutoNation's mailing address is 200 SW 1ST AVE SUITE 1600, FORT LAUDERDALE FL, 33301. The company can be reached via phone at 954-769-6000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for AutoNation (NYSE AN)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  248 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  380 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  628
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AutoNation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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