NYSE:GPI - Group 1 Automotive Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $75.60 -0.37 (-0.49 %) (As of 05/24/2019 01:23 AM ET)Previous Close$75.97Today's Range$74.20 - $76.0652-Week Range$48.69 - $81.65Volume124,900 shsAverage Volume159,129 shsMarket Capitalization$1.40 billionP/E Ratio8.48Dividend Yield1.37%Beta1.86 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Group 1 Automotive, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the automotive retail industry. The company sells new and used cars, light trucks, and vehicle parts, as well as service insurance contracts; arranges related vehicle financing; and offers automotive maintenance and repair services. It has operations primarily in the metropolitan areas in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas in the United States; 32 towns in the United Kingdom; and metropolitan markets in the states of Sao Paulo, Parana, Mato Grosso do Sul, and Santa Catarina, Brazil. As of February 14, 2019, the company owned and operated 182 automotive dealerships, 237 franchises, and 47 collision centers that offer 30 brands of automobiles. Group 1 Automotive, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Receive GPI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for GPI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNYSE:GPI Previous Symbol CUSIP39890510 CIK1031203 Webhttp://www.group1auto.com/ Phone713-647-5700Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.30 Current Ratio1.00 Quick Ratio0.23Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.48 Forward P/E Ratio7.47 P/E Growth1.89 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$11.60 billion Price / Sales0.12 Cash Flow$12.7059 per share Price / Cash Flow5.95 Book Value$60.90 per share Price / Book1.24Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8.91 Net Income$157.77 million Net Margins1.38% Return on Equity15.56% Return on Assets3.53%Miscellaneous Employees14,570 Outstanding Shares18,518,000Market Cap$1.40 billion Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI) Frequently Asked Questions What is Group 1 Automotive's stock symbol? Group 1 Automotive trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GPI." How often does Group 1 Automotive pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Group 1 Automotive? Group 1 Automotive announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Monday, June 17th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.38%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 31st. View Group 1 Automotive's Dividend History. How will Group 1 Automotive's stock buyback program work? Group 1 Automotive announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Thursday, February 21st 2019, which authorizes the company to buyback $75,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 6.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Group 1 Automotive's earnings last quarter? Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 25th. The company reported $2.06 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.81 by $0.25. The business earned $2.81 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.86 billion. Group 1 Automotive had a net margin of 1.38% and a return on equity of 15.56%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.70 earnings per share. View Group 1 Automotive's Earnings History. When is Group 1 Automotive's next earnings date? Group 1 Automotive is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Group 1 Automotive. What price target have analysts set for GPI? 6 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Group 1 Automotive's shares. Their predictions range from $77.00 to $95.00. On average, they expect Group 1 Automotive's share price to reach $85.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Group 1 Automotive. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Group 1 Automotive? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Group 1 Automotive in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Group 1 Automotive. Has Group 1 Automotive been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about GPI stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Group 1 Automotive earned a media sentiment score of 1.9 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 near term. Who are some of Group 1 Automotive's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Group 1 Automotive include Casey's General Stores (CASY), Penske Automotive Group (PAG), AutoNation (AN), Murphy USA (MUSA), Lithia Motors (LAD), Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), Rush Enterprises (RUSHA), Rush Enterprises (RUSHB), Camping World (CWH), Sonic Automotive (SAH), Fincera (YUANF), America's Car-Mart (CRMT), TravelCenters of America (TA), Lazydays (LAZY) and Lentuo International (LASLY). What other stocks do shareholders of Group 1 Automotive own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Group 1 Automotive investors own include Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), AutoNation (AN), Emerson Electric (EMR), General Electric (GE), The Coca-Cola (KO), Lithia Motors (LAD), L3 Technologies (LLL), TAL Education Group (TAL), Advanced Energy Industries (AEIS) and eBay (EBAY). Who are Group 1 Automotive's key executives? Group 1 Automotive's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Earl J. Hesterberg Jr., Pres, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 65)Mr. John C. Rickel, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 57)Mr. Peter C. DeLongchamps, Sr. VP of Manufacturer Relations, Financial Services & Public Affairs (Age 58)Mr. Frank Grese Jr., Sr. VP of HR, Training & Operations Support (Age 67)Mr. Daryl Adam Kenningham, Pres of U.S. Operations (Age 55) Who are Group 1 Automotive's major shareholders? Group 1 Automotive's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.26%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.70%), Eminence Capital LP (6.10%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (4.80%), LSV Asset Management (4.81%) and Northern Trust Corp (4.29%). Company insiders that own Group 1 Automotive stock include Darryl M Burman, Daryl Kenningham, Earl J Hesterberg, Frank Grese, J Terry Strange, John C Rickel, Lincoln Pereira, Michael David Jones and Peter C Delongchamps. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Group 1 Automotive. Which institutional investors are selling Group 1 Automotive stock? GPI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace LLP, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Marshall Wace North America L.P. and James Investment Research Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Group 1 Automotive company stock in the last year include Darryl M Burman, Daryl Kenningham, Frank Grese, Lincoln Pereira and Michael David Jones. View Insider Buying and Selling for Group 1 Automotive. Which institutional investors are buying Group 1 Automotive stock? GPI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., GYL Financial Synergies LLC, GYL Financial Synergies LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Group 1 Automotive. How do I buy shares of Group 1 Automotive? Shares of GPI 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 Group 1 Automotive's stock price today? One share of GPI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $75.60. How big of a company is Group 1 Automotive? Group 1 Automotive has a market capitalization of $1.40 billion and generates $11.60 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $157.77 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.91 on an earnings per share basis. Group 1 Automotive employs 14,570 workers across the globe. What is Group 1 Automotive's official website? The official website for Group 1 Automotive is http://www.group1auto.com/. How can I contact Group 1 Automotive? Group 1 Automotive's mailing address is 800 GESSNER SUITE 500, HOUSTON TX, 77024. The company can be reached via phone at 713-647-5700 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE GPI)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 286 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 424 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 710MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Group 1 Automotive and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GPI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GPI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 5/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Understanding Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.