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$75.41
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$65.79
MA: $70.37
$77.46
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$20.59
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$78.33
Volume349,112 shs
Average Volume598,623 shs
Market Capitalization$6.74 billion
P/E Ratio17.47
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.57

Competitors

AutoNation (NYSE:AN) Vs. ORLY, AZO, KMX, AAP, LAD, and PAG

Should you be buying AN stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "automotive retail" are considered alternatives and competitors to AutoNation, including O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY), AutoZone (AZO), CarMax (KMX), Advance Auto Parts (AAP), Lithia Motors (LAD), and Penske Automotive Group (PAG).

O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) and AutoNation (NYSE:AN) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

82.0% of O'Reilly Automotive shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.4% of AutoNation shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of O'Reilly Automotive shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.1% of AutoNation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares O'Reilly Automotive and AutoNation's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
O'Reilly Automotive$10.15 billion3.26$1.39 billion$17.8825.58
AutoNation$21.34 billion0.32$450 million$4.5516.85

O'Reilly Automotive has higher earnings, but lower revenue than AutoNation. AutoNation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than O'Reilly Automotive, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

O'Reilly Automotive has a beta of 0.98, suggesting that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AutoNation has a beta of 1.57, suggesting that its share price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares O'Reilly Automotive and AutoNation's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
O'Reilly Automotive14.96%373.35%14.63%
AutoNation1.92%17.17%5.35%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for O'Reilly Automotive and AutoNation, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
O'Reilly Automotive081312.68
AutoNation15302.22

O'Reilly Automotive currently has a consensus price target of $480.10, suggesting a potential upside of 4.98%. AutoNation has a consensus price target of $62.1250, suggesting a potential downside of 18.99%. Given O'Reilly Automotive's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe O'Reilly Automotive is more favorable than AutoNation.

Summary

O'Reilly Automotive beats AutoNation on 13 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

AutoZone (NYSE:AZO) and AutoNation (NYSE:AN) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.6% of AutoZone shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.4% of AutoNation shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.8% of AutoZone shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.1% of AutoNation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares AutoZone and AutoNation's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AutoZone$12.63 billion2.21$1.73 billion$71.9317.06
AutoNation$21.34 billion0.32$450 million$4.5516.85

AutoZone has higher earnings, but lower revenue than AutoNation. AutoNation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AutoZone, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

AutoZone has a beta of 0.83, suggesting that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AutoNation has a beta of 1.57, suggesting that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares AutoZone and AutoNation's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AutoZone14.05%-139.08%13.33%
AutoNation1.92%17.17%5.35%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for AutoZone and AutoNation, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AutoZone031622.95
AutoNation15302.22

AutoZone presently has a consensus price target of $1,329.75, indicating a potential upside of 8.36%. AutoNation has a consensus price target of $62.1250, indicating a potential downside of 18.99%. Given AutoZone's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe AutoZone is more favorable than AutoNation.

Summary

AutoZone beats AutoNation on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

CarMax (NYSE:KMX) and AutoNation (NYSE:AN) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

97.6% of CarMax shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.4% of AutoNation shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of CarMax shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.1% of AutoNation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares CarMax and AutoNation's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CarMax$20.32 billion0.95$888.43 million$5.3322.26
AutoNation$21.34 billion0.32$450 million$4.5516.85

CarMax has higher earnings, but lower revenue than AutoNation. AutoNation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CarMax, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

CarMax has a beta of 1.76, suggesting that its stock price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AutoNation has a beta of 1.57, suggesting that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares CarMax and AutoNation's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CarMax4.01%20.30%3.77%
AutoNation1.92%17.17%5.35%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for CarMax and AutoNation, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CarMax211312.76
AutoNation15302.22

CarMax presently has a consensus price target of $108.6250, indicating a potential downside of 8.44%. AutoNation has a consensus price target of $62.1250, indicating a potential downside of 18.99%. Given CarMax's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe CarMax is more favorable than AutoNation.

Summary

CarMax beats AutoNation on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP) and AutoNation (NYSE:AN) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Advance Auto Parts and AutoNation's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Advance Auto Parts4.84%15.75%4.86%
AutoNation1.92%17.17%5.35%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

93.9% of Advance Auto Parts shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.4% of AutoNation shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.1% of Advance Auto Parts shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.1% of AutoNation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Advance Auto Parts has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AutoNation has a beta of 1.57, suggesting that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Advance Auto Parts and AutoNation, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Advance Auto Parts471202.35
AutoNation15302.22

Advance Auto Parts presently has a consensus price target of $151.9091, indicating a potential downside of 7.24%. AutoNation has a consensus price target of $62.1250, indicating a potential downside of 18.99%. Given Advance Auto Parts' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Advance Auto Parts is more favorable than AutoNation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Advance Auto Parts and AutoNation's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Advance Auto Parts$9.71 billion1.14$486.90 million$8.1920.00
AutoNation$21.34 billion0.32$450 million$4.5516.85

Advance Auto Parts has higher earnings, but lower revenue than AutoNation. AutoNation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Advance Auto Parts, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Advance Auto Parts beats AutoNation on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

AutoNation (NYSE:AN) and Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares AutoNation and Lithia Motors' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AutoNation1.92%17.17%5.35%
Lithia Motors2.82%23.52%6.02%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

63.4% of AutoNation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.4% of Lithia Motors shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of AutoNation shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.0% of Lithia Motors shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

AutoNation has a beta of 1.57, meaning that its share price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lithia Motors has a beta of 1.88, meaning that its share price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for AutoNation and Lithia Motors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AutoNation15302.22
Lithia Motors05602.55

AutoNation presently has a consensus target price of $62.1250, suggesting a potential downside of 18.99%. Lithia Motors has a consensus target price of $296.00, suggesting a potential downside of 12.43%. Given Lithia Motors' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Lithia Motors is more favorable than AutoNation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares AutoNation and Lithia Motors' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AutoNation$21.34 billion0.32$450 million$4.5516.85
Lithia Motors$12.67 billion0.71$271.50 million$11.7628.74

AutoNation has higher revenue and earnings than Lithia Motors. AutoNation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Lithia Motors, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Lithia Motors beats AutoNation on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

AutoNation (NYSE:AN) and Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares AutoNation and Penske Automotive Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AutoNation1.92%17.17%5.35%
Penske Automotive Group2.17%15.09%3.20%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

63.4% of AutoNation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.1% of Penske Automotive Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of AutoNation shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 44.1% of Penske Automotive Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

AutoNation has a beta of 1.57, meaning that its share price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Penske Automotive Group has a beta of 1.61, meaning that its share price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for AutoNation and Penske Automotive Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AutoNation15302.22
Penske Automotive Group03602.67

AutoNation presently has a consensus target price of $62.1250, suggesting a potential downside of 18.99%. Penske Automotive Group has a consensus target price of $60.90, suggesting a potential downside of 6.77%. Given Penske Automotive Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Penske Automotive Group is more favorable than AutoNation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares AutoNation and Penske Automotive Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AutoNation$21.34 billion0.32$450 million$4.5516.85
Penske Automotive Group$23.18 billion0.23$435.80 million$5.2812.37

AutoNation has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Penske Automotive Group. Penske Automotive Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AutoNation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Penske Automotive Group beats AutoNation on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


AutoNation Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
O'Reilly Automotive logo
ORLY
O'Reilly Automotive
1.4$457.31-3.0%$33.13 billion$10.15 billion20.42
AutoZone logo
AZO
AutoZone
1.6$1,227.16-1.6%$27.93 billion$12.63 billion16.08Insider Selling
CarMax logo
KMX
CarMax
1.8$118.64-1.4%$19.28 billion$20.32 billion26.13Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Advance Auto Parts logo
AAP
Advance Auto Parts
1.9$163.76-1.8%$11.11 billion$9.71 billion23.80
Lithia Motors logo
LAD
Lithia Motors
2.6$338.03-2.2%$8.97 billion$12.67 billion22.39News Coverage
Penske Automotive Group logo
PAG
Penske Automotive Group
2.0$65.32-1.2%$5.25 billion$23.18 billion11.83
Asbury Automotive Group logo
ABG
Asbury Automotive Group
1.4$162.45-3.0%$3.13 billion$7.21 billion15.04
Group 1 Automotive logo
GPI
Group 1 Automotive
1.3$156.32-1.8%$2.86 billion$12.04 billion12.37
Sonic Automotive logo
SAH
Sonic Automotive
1.4$46.92-2.5%$1.97 billion$10.45 billion-29.51
Monro logo
MNRO
Monro
1.3$56.97-2.2%$1.90 billion$1.26 billion62.61Upcoming Earnings
Prospect Capital logo
PBY
Prospect Capital
0.5$25.72-0.7%$1.39 billionN/A0.00News Coverage
America's Car-Mart logo
CRMT
America's Car-Mart
1.7$125.74-0.5%$833.03 million$744.61 million13.88
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