About AutoNation (NYSE:AN)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Trailing P/E Ratio12.97
Forward P/E Ratio10.23
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$21.53 billion
Price / Sales0.21
Cash Flow$5.8974 per share
Price / Cash8.38
Book Value$25.97 per share
Price / Book1.90
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.81
Net Income$434.60 million
Return on Equity15.97%
Return on Assets3.75%
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 share repurchase plan on Thursday, August 31st 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.
How were AutoNation's earnings last quarter?
AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The company reported $1.01 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.00 by $0.01. The firm 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 firm's revenue for the quarter was up 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.97 EPS. View AutoNation's Earnings History.
When is AutoNation's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for AN?
13 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for AutoNation's stock. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $68.00. On average, they expect AutoNation's stock price to reach $50.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for AutoNation.
Who are some of AutoNation's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to AutoNation include Copart (CPRT), CarMax (KMX), KAR Auction Services (KAR), Carvana (CVNA), Penske Automotive Group (PAG), Casey's General Stores (CASY), Lithia Motors (LAD), Murphy USA (MUSA), Camping World (CWH), Rush Enterprises (RUSHA), Rush Enterprises (RUSHB), Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), Group 1 Automotive (GPI), Fincera (YUANF) and Sonic Automotive (SAH).
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 articles about AN stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AutoNation earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.05 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.
Who are AutoNation's major shareholders?
AutoNation's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.32%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (5.41%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.52%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.20%), Kiltearn Partners LLP (2.08%) and OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.90%). Company insiders that own AutoNation stock include Christopher Cade, Donna L Parlapiano, Edward S Lampert, Jonathan P Ferrando, Lance E Iserman, Paul Frank Matysek, Robert R Grusky and Ross J Beaty. 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 Victory Capital Management Inc., Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Private Management Group Inc., Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Swiss National Bank, Legal & General Group Plc, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold AutoNation company stock in the last year include Donna L Parlapiano, Edward S Lampert, Lance E Iserman and Robert R Grusky. View Insider Buying and Selling for AutoNation.
Which institutional investors are buying AutoNation stock?
AN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Pagoda Asset Management LP, Tyvor Capital LLC, Zeke Capital Advisors LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Check Capital Management Inc. CA, LSV Asset Management 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 $49.42.
How big of a company is AutoNation?
AutoNation has a market capitalization of $4.49 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]
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