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

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$49.17 +0.32 (+0.66 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$48.85
Today's Range$48.51 - $49.20
52-Week Range$38.59 - $62.02
Volume500,100 shs
Average Volume916,391 shs
Market Capitalization$4.44 billion
P/E Ratio12.91
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 Ratio12.91
Forward P/E Ratio10.31
P/E Growth1.53

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.53 billion
Price / Sales0.21
Cash Flow$5.9384 per share
Price / Cash8.28
Book Value$25.97 per share
Price / Book1.89

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$4,437.73

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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 has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, August 31st 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were AutoNation's earnings last quarter?

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) released its quarterly earnings results 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 earned $5.26 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.28 billion. AutoNation had a return on equity of 15.97% and a net margin of 1.99%. The company's revenue was up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $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 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for AutoNation's shares. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $68.00. On average, they expect AutoNation's share price to reach $50.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.2% 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?

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 headlines about AN stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of 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 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 46.05 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are AutoNation's major shareholders?

AutoNation's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors 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 institutional 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 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 $49.17.

How big of a company is AutoNation?

AutoNation has a market capitalization of $4.44 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:  200 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  338 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  538
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 7/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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