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

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$39.70 +0.61 (+1.56 %)
(As of 05/26/2019 05:18 AM ET)
Previous Close$39.70
Today's Range$39.31 - $39.88
52-Week Range$32.83 - $51.99
Volume504,636 shs
Average Volume884,060 shs
Market Capitalization$3.54 billion
P/E Ratio8.84
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.12
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, 2018, it owned and operated 326 new vehicle franchises from 239 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

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$6.4344 per share
Book Value$31.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$396 million

Miscellaneous

Employees26,000
Market Cap$3.54 billion
Next Earnings Date8/7/2019 (Estimated)
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 declared that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Thursday, August 31st 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often 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 data on Friday, April, 26th. The company reported $1.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.92 by $0.13. The company earned $4.98 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.21 billion. AutoNation had a return on equity of 15.48% and a net margin of 1.87%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.01 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 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AutoNation.

What price target have analysts set for AN?

8 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for AutoNation's shares. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate AutoNation's stock price to reach $41.0075 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AutoNation.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AutoNation?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AutoNation in the last year. There are currently 3 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?

News headlines about AN stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AutoNation earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

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), Starbucks (SBUX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.76%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (5.47%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.07%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.87%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (3.58%) and OppenheimerFunds Inc. (2.49%). 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 major investors are selling AutoNation stock?

AN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Strs Ohio, Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc., FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., LSV Asset Management, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. Company insiders that have sold AutoNation company stock in the last year include Cheryl Miller, Christopher Cade, David B Edelson, James R Bender, 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 Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Investec Asset Management LTD, Bridgewater Associates LP, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley and Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd.. 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 $39.70.

How big of a company is AutoNation?

AutoNation has a market capitalization of $3.54 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.

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:  265 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  397 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  662
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 5/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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