NYSE:AN - AutoNation Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $49.64 +0.47 (+0.96 %) (As of 07/18/2018 08:00 AM ET)Previous Close$49.17Today's Range$49.10 - $50.0252-Week Range$38.59 - $62.02Volume424,500 shsAverage Volume923,248 shsMarket Capitalization$4.47 billionP/E Ratio13.03Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.37 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive AN News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AN 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 SymbolNYSE:AN CUSIP05329W10 Webwww.autonation.com Phone954-769-6000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.79 Current Ratio0.86 Quick Ratio0.21 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.03 Forward P/E Ratio10.41 P/E Growth1.54 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$21.53 billion Price / Sales0.21 Cash Flow$5.9592 per share Price / Cash8.33 Book Value$25.97 per share Price / Book1.91 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.81 Net Income$434.60 million Net Margins1.99% Return on Equity15.97% Return on Assets3.75% Miscellaneous Employees26,000 Outstanding Shares90,840,000Market Cap$4,466.79 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 of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, August 31st 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were AutoNation's earnings last quarter? AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 1st. The company reported $1.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $5.26 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.28 billion. AutoNation had a net margin of 1.99% and a return on equity of 15.97%. The firm's revenue was up 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.97 EPS. View AutoNation's Earnings History. When is AutoNation's next earnings date? AutoNation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for AutoNation. What price target have analysts set for AN? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for AutoNation's stock. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate AutoNation's share price to reach $50.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for AutoNation. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AutoNation? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AutoNation in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 11 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." Who are some of AutoNation's key competitors? Some companies that are related to AutoNation include CarMax (KMX), Copart (CPRT), KAR Auction Services (KAR), Carvana (CVNA), Penske Automotive Group (PAG), Casey's General Stores (CASY), Murphy USA (MUSA), Lithia Motors (LAD), Camping World (CWH), Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class B (RUSHB), Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A (RUSHA), Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), Group 1 Automotive (GPI), Fincera (YUANF) and Sonic Automotive (SAH). Who are AutoNation's key executives? AutoNation's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Michael J. Jackson, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 69)Ms. Cheryl Scully Miller, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 45)Mr. Thomas M. Conophy, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 57)Mr. Marc Cannon, Exec. VP of Communications & Public Policy and Chief Marketing Officer (Age 56)Ms. Donna L. Parlapiano, Exec. VP of Franchise Operations, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corp. Real Estate (Age 53) Has AutoNation been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about AN stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AutoNation earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.01 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are AutoNation's major shareholders? AutoNation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Denali Advisors LLC (0.03%), CenturyLink Investment Management Co (0.03%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%). Company insiders that own AutoNation stock include Christopher Cade, David B Edelson, Donna L Parlapiano, Edward S Lampert, Jonathan P Ferrando, Lance E Iserman, Michael J Jackson, Paul Frank Matysek, Robert R Grusky and Ross J Beaty. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AutoNation. Which major investors are buying AutoNation stock? AN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Denali Advisors LLC, CenturyLink Investment Management Co and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $49.64. How big of a company is AutoNation? AutoNation has a market capitalization of $4.47 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. 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: 1.9 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 201 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 339 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 540MarketBeat'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. 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