NYSE:AN - AutoNation Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$33.84 +0.06 (+0.18 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 03:41 AM ET)
Previous Close$33.78
Today's Range$33.38 - $34.79
52-Week Range$33.36 - $62.02
Volume535,600 shs
Average Volume872,413 shs
Market Capitalization$3.11 billion
P/E Ratio8.88
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.21
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, 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
Current SymbolNYSE:AN
Previous Symbol
CUSIP05329W10
Phone954-769-6000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.75
Current Ratio0.86
Quick Ratio0.20

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio8.88
Forward P/E Ratio7.47
P/E Growth1.2

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.53 billion
Price / Sales0.14
Cash Flow$5.7747 per share
Price / Cash Flow5.86
Book Value$25.97 per share
Price / Book1.30

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.81
Net Income$434.60 million
Net Margins2.10%
Return on Equity16.21%
Return on Assets3.95%

Miscellaneous

Employees26,000
Outstanding Shares89,930,000
Market Cap$3.11 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 stock buyback program on Thursday, August 31st 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were AutoNation's earnings last quarter?

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company reported $1.24 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.24. The business had revenue of $5.35 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.58 billion. AutoNation had a net margin of 2.10% and a return on equity of 16.21%. AutoNation's revenue for the quarter was down 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.00 EPS. View AutoNation's Earnings History.

When is AutoNation's next earnings date?

AutoNation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AutoNation.

What price target have analysts set for AN?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for AutoNation's stock. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate AutoNation's stock price to reach $46.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AutoNation.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AutoNation?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AutoNation in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 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?

Headlines about AN stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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)

Who are AutoNation's major shareholders?

AutoNation's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.32%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (5.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.11%), Prudential Financial Inc. (1.45%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.15%) and Strs Ohio (1.08%). 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, Rick L Burdick, Robert R Grusky and Ross J Beaty. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AutoNation.

Which major investors are selling AutoNation stock?

AN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kiltearn Partners LLP, Prudential Financial Inc., WS Management Lllp, United Services Automobile Association, FMR LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Evercore Wealth Management LLC and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold AutoNation company stock in the last year include Christopher Cade, David B Edelson, Michael J Jackson, Rick L Burdick and Robert R Grusky. View Insider Buying and Selling for AutoNation.

Which major investors are buying AutoNation stock?

AN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Crestline Management LP, Engineers Gate Manager LP, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, James Investment Research Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. 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 $33.84.

How big of a company is AutoNation?

AutoNation has a market capitalization of $3.11 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.

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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  236 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  377 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  613
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 12/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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