AutoNation Stock Forecast, Price & News

-4.62 (-4.72 %)
(As of 06/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.16 million shs
Average Volume778,358 shs
Market Capitalization$7.51 billion
P/E Ratio9.51
Dividend YieldN/A
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About AutoNation

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, 2020, it owned and operated 315 new vehicle franchises from 230 stores located primarily in metropolitan markets in the Sunbelt region. The company also owned and operated 74 AutoNation-branded collision centers, 5 AutoNation USA used vehicle stores, 4 AutoNation-branded automotive auction operations, and 3 parts distribution centers. AutoNation, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


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Sales & Book Value






Overall MarketRank

1.29 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

158th out of 402 stocks

Automotive Dealers & Gasoline Service Stations Industry

20th out of 30 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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AutoNation (NYSE:AN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is AutoNation a buy right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AutoNation in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" AutoNation stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than AutoNation?

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When is AutoNation's next earnings date?

AutoNation is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 22nd 2021.
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How were AutoNation's earnings last quarter?

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) issued its earnings results on Monday, April, 19th. The company reported $2.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.80 by $0.99. The company earned $5.90 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.03 billion. AutoNation had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 24.22% and a net margin of 3.95%. AutoNation's revenue for the quarter was up 26.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.91 EPS.
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How has AutoNation's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

AutoNation's stock was trading at $37.87 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AN stock has increased by 146.4% and is now trading at $93.30.
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How will AutoNation's stock buyback program work?

AutoNation announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, October 21st 2020, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 10% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for AN?

9 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for AutoNation's stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $120.00. On average, they expect AutoNation's share price to reach $82.88 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.2%.
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Who are AutoNation's key executives?

AutoNation's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Jackson, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 72, Pay $6.25M)
  • Mr. James R. Bender, Pres & COO (Age 65, Pay $2.47M)
  • Mr. Joseph T. Lower, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54, Pay $1.97M)
  • Mr. Christopher R. Cade, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 54, Pay $870.73k)
  • Mr. C. Coleman G. Edmunds, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 56, Pay $1.56M)
  • Mr. Marc Cannon, Exec. VP & Chief Customer Experience Officer (Age 59, Pay $1.82M)
  • Robert Quartaro, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. David L. Koehler, Eastern Region Pres
  • Mr. Steve Kwak, Pres of Western Region & AutoNation USA

What is Mike Jackson's approval rating as AutoNation's CEO?

41 employees have rated AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson on Glassdoor.com. Mike Jackson has an approval rating of 67% among AutoNation's employees.

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What other stocks do shareholders of AutoNation own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AutoNation investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), General Motors (GM), Micron Technology (MU), American International Group (AIG), Best Buy (BBY), Ford Motor (F), Tesla (TSLA), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Bank of America (BAC).

What is AutoNation's stock symbol?

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

Who are AutoNation's major shareholders?

AutoNation's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.48%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.14%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.12%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.40%), Eminence Capital LP (1.86%) and Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.58%). Company insiders that own AutoNation stock include C Coleman Edmunds, Cheryl Miller, Christopher Cade, David B Edelson, Edward S Lampert, James R Bender, Marc G Cannon, Michael J Jackson, Rick L Burdick, Robert R Grusky and Steven L Gerard.
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Which major investors are selling AutoNation stock?

AN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including RBS Partners L.P., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Eminence Capital LP, Northern Trust Corp, and Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold AutoNation company stock in the last year include C Coleman Edmunds, Christopher Cade, David B Edelson, Edward S Lampert, Marc G Cannon, Michael J Jackson, Rick L Burdick, and Robert R Grusky.
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Which major investors are buying AutoNation stock?

AN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., and Morgan Stanley.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is AutoNation's stock price today?

One share of AN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $93.30.

How much money does AutoNation make?

AutoNation has a market capitalization of $7.51 billion and generates $20.39 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $381.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.12 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does AutoNation have?

AutoNation employs 21,600 workers across the globe.

What is AutoNation's official website?

The official website for AutoNation is www.autonation.com.

Where are AutoNation's headquarters?

AutoNation is headquartered at 200 SW 1ST AVE SUITE 1600, FORT LAUDERDALE FL, 33301.

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]

This page was last updated on 6/14/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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