NYSE:AN - AutoNation Stock Price, News & Analysis

$47.58
+0.64 (+1.36 %)
(As of 08/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$46.31
Now: $47.58
$48.25
50-Day Range
$41.02
MA: $44.92
$49.02
52-Week Range
$32.83
Now: $47.58
$49.61
Volume532,100 shs
Average Volume1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.24 billion
P/E Ratio10.60
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.06
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP05329W10
Phone954-769-6000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.41 billion
Cash Flow$6.4297 per share
Book Value$32.37 per share

Profitability

Net Income$396 million

Miscellaneous

Employees26,000
Market Cap$4.24 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program 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 shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were AutoNation's earnings last quarter?

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 22nd. The company reported $1.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.12. The company earned $5.35 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.29 billion. AutoNation had a return on equity of 15.10% and a net margin of 1.89%. AutoNation's revenue was down .8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.14 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 Tuesday, October 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AutoNation.

What price target have analysts set for AN?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for AutoNation's stock. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate AutoNation's stock price to reach $41.3825 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for AutoNation.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AutoNation?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AutoNation in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AutoNation.

Has AutoNation been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about AN stock have trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AutoNation earned a news sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for AutoNation.

Are investors shorting AutoNation?

AutoNation saw a drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 6,774,600 shares, a drop of 9.6% from the June 30th total of 7,494,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 782,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 8.7 days. Currently, 8.7% of the company's shares are sold short. View AutoNation's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of AutoNation's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of AutoNation own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AutoNation investors own include CA (CA), AeroGrow International (AERO), Endologix (ELGX), BlackRock (BLK), Ford Motor (F), Micron Technology (MU), Starbucks (SBUX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Essent Group (ESNT) and General Electric (GE).

Who are AutoNation's key executives?

AutoNation's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Jackson, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 70)
  • Ms. Cheryl Scully Miller, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Christopher R. Cade, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 52)
  • Robert Quartaro, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. C. Coleman G Edmunds, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 54)

Who are AutoNation's major shareholders?

AutoNation's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.44%), BlackRock Inc. (5.63%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (4.07%), RBS Partners L.P. (3.96%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.91%) and Invesco Ltd. (2.26%). Company insiders that own AutoNation stock include Carl C Liebert III, Cheryl Miller, Christopher Cade, David B Edelson, Donna L Parlapiano, Edward S Lampert, James R Bender, Lance E Iserman, Michael J Jackson, Rick L Burdick and Robert R Grusky. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AutoNation.

Which institutional investors are selling AutoNation stock?

AN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, BlackRock Inc., WS Management Lllp, RBS Partners L.P., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Strs Ohio, Check Capital Management Inc. CA and Vanguard Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold AutoNation company stock in the last year include Cheryl Miller, Christopher Cade, David B Edelson, Edward S Lampert, James R Bender, Michael J Jackson, Rick L Burdick and Robert R Grusky. View Insider Buying and Selling for AutoNation.

Which institutional investors are buying AutoNation stock?

AN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Investec Asset Management LTD, Little House Capital LLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have bought AutoNation stock in the last two years include Carl C Liebert III and David B Edelson. 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 $47.58.

How big of a company is AutoNation?

AutoNation has a market capitalization of $4.24 billion and generates $21.41 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $396 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.49 on an earnings per share basis. AutoNation employs 26,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About AutoNation.

What is AutoNation's official website?

The official website for AutoNation is http://www.autonation.com/.

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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  274 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  417 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  691
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 8/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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