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S&P 500   4,574.79
DOW   35,756.88
QQQ   379.12
S&P 500   4,574.79
DOW   35,756.88
QQQ   379.12
S&P 500   4,574.79
DOW   35,756.88
QQQ   379.12
NYSE:AN

AutoNation Stock Forecast, Price & News

$125.43
-5.61 (-4.28 %)
(As of 10/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$124.32
$131.15
50-Day Range
$102.98
$129.01
52-Week Range
$56.07
$133.48
Volume1.04 million shs
Average Volume950,147 shs
Market Capitalization$8.22 billion
P/E Ratio10.95
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.6
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About AutoNation

AutoNation, Inc. engages in the provision of automotive products and services. It operates through the following segments: Domestic, Import, Premium Luxury, and Corporate & Other. The Domestic segment comprises retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured by General Motors, Ford and Chrysler. The Import segment includes 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 primarily by Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, and Lexus. The Corporate & Other segment involves in the collision centres, auction operations and stand-alone used vehicle sales and service centres. The company was founded by Steven Richard Berrard and Harry Wayne Huizenga Sr. in 1991 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-Industry
Automotive Retail
CUSIP
05329W10
Employees
26,000
Year Founded
N/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$20.39 billion
Cash Flow
$15.74 per share
Book Value
$36.83 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$381.60 million

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Market Cap
$8.22 billion
Next Earnings Date
2/15/2022 (Estimated)
Optionable
Optionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.81 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

169th out of 265 stocks

Automotive Dealers & Gasoline Service Stations Industry

18th out of 28 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












AutoNation (NYSE:AN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is AutoNation a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AutoNation in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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?

Wall Street analysts have given AutoNation a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but AutoNation wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting AutoNation?

AutoNation saw a decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,070,000 shares, a decline of 18.5% from the September 15th total of 6,220,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,250,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.1 days. Approximately 11.6% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is AutoNation's next earnings date?

AutoNation is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 15th 2022.
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How were AutoNation's earnings last quarter?

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 20th. The company reported $5.12 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $4.20 by $0.92. The company earned $6.38 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.29 billion. AutoNation had a net margin of 3.98% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 33.01%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 18.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $2.38 EPS.
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How has AutoNation's stock price 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. Since then, AN stock has increased by 231.2% and is now trading at $125.43.
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How will AutoNation's stock buyback program work?

AutoNation announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, October 21st 2021, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy up to 10.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for AN?

7 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for AutoNation's stock. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $185.00. On average, they expect AutoNation's stock price to reach $131.14 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are AutoNation's key executives?

AutoNation's management team includes the following people:
  • Michael J. Jackson, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • James R. Bender, President & Chief Operating Officer
  • Joseph Thomas Lower, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Coleman G. Edmunds, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel
  • Christopher R. Cade, Chief Accounting Officer & Senior Vice President

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.

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.35%), Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. (0.34%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.13%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.10%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.05%) and Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL (0.04%). Company insiders that own AutoNation stock include C Coleman Edmunds, Cascade Investment, LLC, Cheryl Miller, Christopher Cade, David B Edelson, Edward S Lampert, James R Bender, Marc G Cannon, Michael J Jackson, 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 Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Townsend & Associates Inc, Strs Ohio, Pacer Advisors Inc., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, New York State Teachers Retirement System, and New Mexico Educational Retirement Board. Company insiders that have sold AutoNation company stock in the last year include C Coleman Edmunds, Cascade Investment, LLC, Christopher Cade, David B Edelson, Edward S Lampert, James R Bender, 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 Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., SummerHaven Investment Management LLC, MorganRosel Wealth Management LLC, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Cottage Street Advisors LLC, and Koshinski Asset Management Inc..
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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 $125.43.

How much money does AutoNation make?

AutoNation has a market capitalization of $8.22 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 26,000 workers across the globe.

What is AutoNation's official website?

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

Where are AutoNation's headquarters?

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 10/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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