AutoNation Company Profile (NYSE:AN)

About AutoNation

AutoNation logoAutoNation, Inc. is an automotive retailer in the United States. The Company offers a range of automotive products and services, including new vehicles, used vehicles, parts and service, which includes automotive repair and maintenance services, as well as wholesale parts and collision businesses, and automotive finance and insurance products, including vehicle service and other protection products, as well as the arranging of financing for vehicle purchases through third-party finance sources. It operates through three segments, including Domestic, Import and Premium Luxury. Its Domestic segment consists of retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured by General Motors, Ford and FCA US. The Import segment consists of retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured primarily by Toyota, Honda and Nissan. The Premium Luxury segment consists of retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured by Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi and Lexus.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Auto Dealerships
  • Sub-Industry: Automotive Retail
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AN
  • CUSIP: 05329W10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $47.26
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $48.23
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $48.53
  • 52-Week Range: $40.45 - $65.51
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.53
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.32
  • P/E Growth: 1.16
  • Market Cap: $4.97B
  • Outstanding Shares: 102,089,000
  • Beta: 1.24
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 1.99%
  • Return on Equity: 19.91%
  • Return on Assets: 4.62%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.81%
  • Current Ratio: 0.84%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.18%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for AutoNation (NYSE:AN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $60.83 (24.89% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for AutoNation (NYSE:AN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/7/2016CL KingInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
8/31/2016Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoveragePeer PerformView Rating Details
8/9/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
8/1/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetHold$50.00 -> $57.00View Rating Details
4/25/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$55.00View Rating Details
3/7/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$47.00 -> $49.00View Rating Details
2/1/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$59.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
1/30/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$83.00 -> $78.00View Rating Details
10/29/2015GabelliUpgradeHold -> Buy$72.00View Rating Details
10/9/2015Northcoast ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
9/9/2015Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
8/26/2015Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$70.00 -> $71.00View Rating Details
7/28/2015Sterne Agee CRTUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$76.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/1/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for AutoNation (NYSE:AN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/28/2016ListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2016Q216$1.05$1.08$5.51 billion$5.44 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2016Q116$0.93$0.96$5.29 billion$5.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$1.03$0.96$5.46 billion$5.34 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$1.05$1.05$5.32 billion$5.35 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$1.02$1.00$5.22 billion$5.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$0.89$0.97$4.83 billion$4.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q414$0.91$1.02$4.89 billion$5.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$0.86$0.90$4.80 billion$4.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2014Q214$0.86$0.83$4.79 billion$4.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2014Q114$0.75$0.75$4.36 billion$4.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q413$0.77$0.83$4.58 billion$4.52 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.76$0.75$4.41 billion$4.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q2 2013$0.73$0.73$4.33 billion$4.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/18/2013Q1 2013$0.64$0.68$4.03 billion$4.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012$0.63$0.67$3.94 billion$4.17 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012Q312$0.67$0.66$3.95 billion$3.93 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012$0.59$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.53$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.49$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2011$0.47$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.46$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.43$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2011$0.35$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for AutoNation (NYSE:AN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.28 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.72 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.86$0.93$0.91
Q2 20164$0.93$1.07$1.02
Q3 20165$1.10$1.22$1.16
Q4 20165$1.04$1.20$1.12
Q1 20173$1.06$1.13$1.09
Q2 20173$1.17$1.21$1.19
Q3 20173$1.22$1.36$1.29
Q4 20173$1.14$1.31$1.22
Q1 20181$1.13$1.13$1.13
Q2 20181$1.19$1.19$1.19
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for AutoNation (NYSE:AN)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for AutoNation (NYSE:AN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 69.12%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/8/2016William R BermanCOOSell1,473$50.77$74,784.21View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Jonathan P FerrandoEVPSell20,000$50.32$1,006,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Jonathan P FerrandoEVPSell20,000$50.51$1,010,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Karen C FrancisDirectorBuy500$51.73$25,865.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Cascade Investment, L.L.C.major shareholderBuy768,284$45.27$34,780,216.68View SEC Filing  
2/5/2016Cascade Investment, L.L.C.major shareholderBuy539,262$45.82$24,708,984.84View SEC Filing  
2/4/2016Cascade Investment, L.L.C.major shareholderBuy273,951$46.26$12,672,973.26View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Cascade Investment, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy630,999$44.05$27,795,505.95View SEC Filing  
1/29/2016George Lawrence Mikan IIIDirectorBuy4,500$43.03$193,635.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2015David B. EdelsonDirectorSell8,000$64.00$512,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Jonathan P FerrandoEVPSell24,876$64.07$1,593,805.32View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015William R BermanCOOSell3,380$63.38$214,224.40View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Robert R. GruskyDirectorSell2,000$62.39$124,780.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2015Edward S LampertMajor ShareholderSell520,183$65.96$34,311,270.68View SEC Filing  
7/15/2015Edward S LampertMajor ShareholderSell90,985$65.75$5,982,263.75View SEC Filing  
7/2/2015Edward S LampertMajor ShareholderSell406,625$63.92$25,991,470.00View SEC Filing  
6/22/2015Edward S LampertMajor ShareholderSell752,508$63.20$47,558,505.60View SEC Filing  
6/17/2015Edward S LampertMajor ShareholderSell48,046$63.73$3,061,971.58View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Edward S LampertMajor ShareholderSell687,972$64.22$44,181,561.84View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Edward S LampertMajor ShareholderSell522,352$63.24$33,033,540.48View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015Edward S LampertMajor ShareholderSell184,899$63.17$11,680,069.83View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Edward S LampertMajor ShareholderSell700,864$65.11$45,633,255.04View SEC Filing  
4/24/2015Jonathan P FerrandoEVPSell35,000$65.31$2,285,850.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Jonathan P FerrandoEVPSell66,892$63.42$4,242,290.64View SEC Filing  
2/4/2015Alan J MclarenSVPSell6,052$62.88$380,549.76View SEC Filing  
11/28/2014Rick L BurdickDirectorSell20,000$59.50$1,190,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Robert J BrownDirectorSell2,000$57.24$114,480.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Michael E MarooneCOOSell100,000$58.09$5,809,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Michael J JacksonCEOSell44,950$57.14$2,568,443.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2014Jonathan P FerrandoEVPSell19,000$56.62$1,075,780.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014Michael E MarooneCOOSell100,000$51.84$5,184,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Michael E MarooneCOOSell78,400$51.85$4,065,040.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Edward S LampertMajor ShareholderSell145,422$53.98$7,849,879.56View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014Michael E MarooneCOOSell220,250$53.94$11,880,285.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014Michael E MarooneCOOSell101,806$54.00$5,497,524.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2014Edward S LampertMajor ShareholderSell560,839$56.85$31,883,697.15View SEC Filing  
7/18/2014Carlos A MigoyaDirectorSell20,000$57.19$1,143,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Edward S LampertMajor ShareholderSell412,908$57.12$23,585,304.96View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Edward S LampertMajor ShareholderSell662,020$57.61$38,138,972.20View SEC Filing  
6/4/2014Michael J StephanVPSell5,086$57.31$291,478.66View SEC Filing  
6/3/2014Robert J BrownDirectorSell10,000$57.76$577,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2014Jonathan FerrandoEVPSell10,000$56.30$563,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014Jonathan FerrandoEVPSell20,000$55.01$1,100,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014Michael JacksonCEOSell42,929$54.89$2,356,372.81View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Jonathan FerrandoEVPSell39,506$53.36$2,108,040.16View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Edward Lampertmajor shareholderSell696,757$52.44$36,537,937.08View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Edward Lampertmajor shareholderSell1,870,327$51.31$95,966,478.37View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Edward Lampertmajor shareholderSell1,189,155$51.74$61,526,879.70View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013Edward Lampertmajor shareholderSell517,904$50.11$25,952,169.44View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013Edward Lampertmajor shareholderSell453,693$50.62$22,965,939.66View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Edward Lampertmajor shareholderSell121,079$49.15$5,951,032.85View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Edward S LampertMajor ShareholderSell4,604$49.38$227,345.52View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013Edward Lampertmajor shareholderSell748,067$52.32$39,138,865.44View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Michael JacksonCEOSell80,500$52.65$4,238,325.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Michael MarooneCOOSell300,000$52.99$15,897,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013Michael J ShortCFOSell48,700$52.71$2,566,977.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013Edward S LampertMajor ShareholderSell1,883,027$49.04$92,343,644.08View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013Jonathan P FerrandoEVPSell29,000$49.57$1,437,530.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2013Edward Lampertmajor shareholderSell1,131,093$47.40$53,613,808.20View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Edward Lampertmajor shareholderSell205,174$48.08$9,864,765.92View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Edward Lampertmajor shareholderSell531,670$48.70$25,892,329.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Michael J StephanVPSell6,891$48.20$332,146.20View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Jonathan P FerrandoEVPSell10,000$47.49$474,900.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2013Michael E MarooneCOOSell1,356$44.50$60,342.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2012Edward S LampertMajor ShareholderSell763,507$44.25$33,785,184.75View SEC Filing  
11/2/2012Michael E MarooneCOOSell136,949$44.38$6,077,796.62View SEC Filing  
11/1/2012Michael J JacksonCEOSell201,000$44.44$8,932,440.00View SEC Filing  
10/4/2012Jonathan P FerrandoEVPSell14,000$45.79$641,060.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2012Jonathan P FerrandoEVPSell28,000$41.29$1,156,120.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2012William C CrowleyDirectorSell50,000$40.92$2,046,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for AutoNation (NYSE:AN)
DateHeadline
prnewswire.com logoAutoNation Announces Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Friday ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:AN)
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www.prnewswire.com - September 29 at 8:17 AM
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