NYSE:AN - AutoNation Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$48.94 -0.70 (-1.41 %)
(As of 07/19/2018 02:04 AM ET)
Previous Close$49.64
Today's Range$47.44 - $49.24
52-Week Range$38.59 - $62.02
Volume1.07 million shs
Average Volume913,920 shs
Market Capitalization$4.47 billion
P/E Ratio12.81
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.37
AutoNation logoAutoNation, 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
SymbolNYSE:AN
CUSIP05329W10
Phone954-769-6000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.79
Current Ratio0.86
Quick Ratio0.21

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio12.81
Forward P/E Ratio10.26
P/E Growth1.54

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.53 billion
Price / Sales0.21
Cash Flow$5.8752 per share
Price / Cash8.33
Book Value$25.97 per share
Price / Book1.88

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 Shares90,840,000
Market Cap$4,466.79

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

How were AutoNation's earnings last quarter?

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) released its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The company reported $1.01 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $5.26 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.28 billion. AutoNation had a return on equity of 15.97% and a net margin of 1.99%. AutoNation's revenue for the quarter was up 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.97 earnings per share. 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 1 year target prices for AutoNation's stock. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $68.00. On average, they expect AutoNation's share price to reach $50.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.7% 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?

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?

News articles about AN stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AutoNation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 43.46 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are AutoNation's major shareholders?

AutoNation's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (0.14%), 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Denali Advisors LLC, CenturyLink Investment Management Co, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP 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 $48.94.

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 (star)
Outperform Votes:  201 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  339 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  540
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 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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