Group 1 Automotive Stock Forecast, Price & News

-4.87 (-3.27 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume257,206 shs
Average Volume171,848 shs
Market Capitalization$2.62 billion
P/E Ratio7.42
Dividend Yield0.89%
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About Group 1 Automotive

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 and insurance contracts; arranges related vehicle financing; and offers automotive maintenance and repair services. It operates primarily in the metropolitan areas in 15 states in the United States; 33 towns in the United Kingdom; and 3 states in Brazil. As of March 16, 2021, the company owned and operated 184 automotive dealerships, 237 franchises, and 49 collision centers that offer 31 brands of automobiles. Group 1 Automotive, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Houston, Texas.


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Overall MarketRank

1.76 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

77th out of 401 stocks

Automotive Dealers & Gasoline Service Stations Industry

12th out of 30 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Group 1 Automotive a buy right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Group 1 Automotive in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Group 1 Automotive stock.
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When is Group 1 Automotive's next earnings date?

Group 1 Automotive is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 29th 2021.
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How were Group 1 Automotive's earnings last quarter?

Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 28th. The company reported $5.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $4.43 by $1.14. The business had revenue of $3.01 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.75 billion. Group 1 Automotive had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 28.78% and a net margin of 3.20%. Group 1 Automotive's quarterly revenue was up 11.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.66 earnings per share.
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How has Group 1 Automotive's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Group 1 Automotive's stock was trading at $61.07 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GPI stock has increased by 135.8% and is now trading at $144.03.
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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 Tuesday, May 11th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share on Tuesday, June 15th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.92%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 28th. This is a positive change from Group 1 Automotive's previous quarterly dividend of $0.31.
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Is Group 1 Automotive a good dividend stock?

Group 1 Automotive pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.89%. Group 1 Automotive does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Group 1 Automotive is 7.31%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Group 1 Automotive will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.41% next year. This indicates that Group 1 Automotive will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for GPI?

7 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Group 1 Automotive's stock. Their forecasts range from $95.00 to $214.00. On average, they anticipate Group 1 Automotive's stock price to reach $173.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Group 1 Automotive's key executives?

Group 1 Automotive's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Earl J. Hesterberg Jr., Pres, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 67, Pay $3.36M)
  • Mr. Daniel James McHenry, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 46, Pay $1.35M)
  • Mr. Peter C. DeLongchamps, Sr. VP of Manufacturer Relations, Financial Services & Public Affairs (Age 60, Pay $1.09M)
  • Mr. Frank Grese Jr., Sr. VP of HR, Training & Operations Support (Age 69, Pay $1.3M)
  • Mr. Daryl Adam Kenningham, Pres of US & Brazilian Operations (Age 57, Pay $1.86M)
  • Sheila Roth, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Darryl Michael Burman, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 63)
  • Mr. Matthew E. McGovern, Chief Financial Officer of Northeast Region
  • Mr. Robert J. Kennedy, Chief Financial Officer of Southeast Region
  • Mr. Paul T. Reinhart, Chief Financial Officer of South Central Region

What is Earl J. Hesterberg's approval rating as Group 1 Automotive's CEO?

119 employees have rated Group 1 Automotive CEO Earl J. Hesterberg on Glassdoor.com. Earl J. Hesterberg has an approval rating of 71% among Group 1 Automotive's employees.

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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 Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), Comcast (CMCSA), The Home Depot (HD), AT&T (T), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), AutoNation (AN), NVIDIA (NVDA) and The Procter & Gamble (PG).

What is Group 1 Automotive's stock symbol?

Group 1 Automotive trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GPI."

Who are Group 1 Automotive's major shareholders?

Group 1 Automotive's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (16.14%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.85%), Eminence Capital LP (5.92%), Factorial Partners LLC (5.91%), Franklin Resources Inc. (4.26%) and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (3.37%). Company insiders that own Group 1 Automotive stock include Darryl M Burman, Daryl Kenningham, Earl J Hesterberg, Frank Grese, John C Rickel, John L Adams, Lincoln Pereira, Max P Watson, Michael David Jones and Peter C Delongchamps.
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Which institutional investors are selling Group 1 Automotive stock?

GPI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Trust Corp, Capital Growth Management LP, Morgan Stanley, Barclays PLC, LSV Asset Management, Franklin Resources Inc., Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Group 1 Automotive company stock in the last year include Darryl M Burman, Daryl Kenningham, Earl J Hesterberg, Frank Grese, Lincoln Pereira, Michael David Jones, and Peter C Delongchamps.
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Which institutional investors are buying Group 1 Automotive stock?

GPI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Factorial Partners LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Lakewood Capital Management LP, BlackRock Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., UBS Group AG, SG Americas Securities LLC, and Millennium Management LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Group 1 Automotive's stock price today?

One share of GPI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $144.03.

How much money does Group 1 Automotive make?

Group 1 Automotive has a market capitalization of $2.62 billion and generates $10.85 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $286.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $18.06 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Group 1 Automotive have?

Group 1 Automotive employs 12,337 workers across the globe.

What is Group 1 Automotive's official website?

The official website for Group 1 Automotive is www.group1auto.com.

Where are Group 1 Automotive's headquarters?

Group 1 Automotive is headquartered at 800 GESSNER SUITE 500, HOUSTON TX, 77024.

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]

This page was last updated on 6/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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