NYSE:AN - AutoNation Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$48.92 -0.44 (-0.89 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 02:19 PM ET)
Previous Close$49.24
Today's Range$48.68 - $49.34
52-Week Range$38.59 - $62.02
Volume26,489 shs
Average Volume926,771 shs
Market Capitalization$4.45 billion
P/E Ratio12.96
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.37
AutoNation logoAutoNation, 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
SymbolNYSE:AN
CUSIP05329W10
Phone954-769-6000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.79
Current Ratio0.86
Quick Ratio0.21

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio12.96
Forward P/E Ratio10.26
P/E Growth1.53

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.53 billion
Price / Sales0.21
Cash Flow$5.8940 per share
Price / Cash8.30
Book Value$25.97 per share
Price / Book1.88

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.81
Net Income$434.60 million
Net Margins1.99%
Return on Equity15.97%
Return on Assets3.75%

Miscellaneous

Employees26,000
Outstanding Shares90,840,000
Market Cap$4,445.90

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 has authorized a share buyback program on Thursday, August 31st 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were AutoNation's earnings last quarter?

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The company reported $1.01 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.01. The business earned $5.26 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.28 billion. AutoNation had a net margin of 1.99% and a return on equity of 15.97%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.97 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, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for AutoNation.

What price target have analysts set for AN?

13 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for AutoNation's shares. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate AutoNation's stock price to reach $50.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for AutoNation.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AutoNation?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AutoNation in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 11 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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)

Has AutoNation been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AN stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public 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 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 44.60 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are AutoNation's major shareholders?

AutoNation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (0.14%), Garner Asset Management Corp (0.05%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.03%), CenturyLink Investment Management Co (0.03%) and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.02%). 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, 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 Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Garner Asset Management Corp. Company insiders that have sold AutoNation company stock in the last year include David B Edelson, Donna L Parlapiano, Edward S Lampert, Lance E Iserman, Michael J Jackson and Robert R Grusky. View Insider Buying and Selling for AutoNation.

Which major investors are buying AutoNation stock?

AN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Denali Advisors LLC, CenturyLink Investment Management Co, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Townsend & Associates Inc. 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 $49.18.

How big of a company is AutoNation?

AutoNation has a market capitalization of $4.45 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for AutoNation (NYSE AN)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  201 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  339 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  540
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 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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