NYSE:AN

AutoNation Stock Forecast, Price & News

$117.29
+6.80 (+6.15 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$111.74
$117.81
50-Day Range
$102.60
$122.43
52-Week Range
$50.52
$125.21
Volume1.97 million shs
Average Volume892,601 shs
Market Capitalization$8.40 billion
P/E Ratio10.23
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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1.79 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

176th out of 263 stocks

Automotive Dealers & Gasoline Service Stations Industry

19th out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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AutoNation (NYSE:AN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is AutoNation a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AutoNation in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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 increase in short interest in August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 5,030,000 shares, an increase of 26.7% from the July 29th total of 3,970,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,070,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.7 days. Approximately 11.5% of the shares of the 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 Wednesday, October 20th 2021.
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How were AutoNation's earnings last quarter?

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, July, 18th. The company reported $4.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.81 by $2.02. The business earned $6.98 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.07 billion. AutoNation had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 33.01% and a net margin of 3.98%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 53.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.41 earnings per share.
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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 (WHO). Since then, AN stock has increased by 209.7% and is now trading at $117.29.
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How will AutoNation's stock buyback program work?

AutoNation announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Monday, July 19th 2021, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 10.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for AN?

7 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for AutoNation's stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $171.00. On average, they expect AutoNation's stock price to reach $107.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.2%.
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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.

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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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.83%), BlackRock Inc. (6.36%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.87%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.70%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.19%) and State Street Corp (2.17%). Company insiders that own AutoNation stock include C Coleman Edmunds, 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 institutional investors are selling AutoNation stock?

AN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, FMR LLC, Northern Trust Corp, American Century Companies Inc., Invesco Ltd., and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold AutoNation company stock in the last year include C Coleman Edmunds, 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 institutional investors are buying AutoNation stock?

AN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Amundi, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, and Wexford Capital LP.
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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 $117.29.

How much money does AutoNation make?

AutoNation has a market capitalization of $8.40 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 21,600 workers across the globe.

What is AutoNation's official website?

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

Where are AutoNation's headquarters?

AutoNation is headquartered at 200 SW 1ST AVE SUITE 1600, FORT LAUDERDALE FL, 33301.

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 9/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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