NYSE:GPI - Group 1 Automotive Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $59.76 -1.44 (-2.35 %) (As of 01/23/2019 03:44 PM ET)Previous Close$61.20Today's Range$59.32 - $60.9952-Week Range$48.69 - $81.16Volume3,928 shsAverage Volume141,822 shsMarket Capitalization$1.15 billionP/E Ratio7.74Dividend Yield1.69%Beta1.82 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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. It sells new and used cars, light trucks, and vehicle parts; arranges vehicle financing; sells service and insurance contracts; and provides automotive maintenance and repair services. The company has operations primarily in the metropolitan areas of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas in the United States; 28 towns in the United Kingdom; and in the metropolitan markets of Sao Paulo, Parana, Mato Grosso do Sul, and Santa Catarina, Brazil. As of February 15, 2018, it owned and operated 230 franchises, 175 dealership locations, and 48 collision centers that offer 32 brands of automobiles. The company 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 Webwww.group1auto.com Phone713-647-5700Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.14 Current Ratio1.03 Quick Ratio0.24Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio7.74 Forward P/E Ratio6.73 P/E Growth1.69 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$11.12 billion Price / Sales0.10 Cash Flow$10.5957 per share Price / Cash Flow5.64 Book Value$53.90 per share Price / Book1.11Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.73 Net Income$213.44 million Net Margins2.05% Return on Equity15.48% Return on Assets3.63%Miscellaneous Employees14,108 Outstanding Shares19,170,000Market Cap$1.15 billion 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, November 15th. Investors of record on Monday, December 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share on Monday, December 17th. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.74%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 30th. 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 buyback program on Thursday, October 25th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 9.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Group 1 Automotive's earnings last quarter? Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The company reported $2.47 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.39 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $2.89 billion for the quarter. Group 1 Automotive had a net margin of 2.05% and a return on equity of 15.48%. 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 Tuesday, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Group 1 Automotive. How can I listen to Group 1 Automotive's earnings call? Group 1 Automotive will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 5th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8883176003. What price target have analysts set for GPI? 5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Group 1 Automotive's shares. Their predictions range from $61.00 to $105.00. On average, they expect Group 1 Automotive's share price to reach $82.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 38.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Group 1 Automotive. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Group 1 Automotive? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Group 1 Automotive in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 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 articles about GPI stock have been trending negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Group 1 Automotive earned a daily sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock'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 Penske Automotive Group (PAG), AutoNation (AN), Murphy USA (MUSA), Lithia Motors (LAD), Rush Enterprises (RUSHB), Rush Enterprises (RUSHA), Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), Camping World (CWH), Fincera (YUANF), Sonic Automotive (SAH), America's Car-Mart (CRMT), TravelCenters of America (TA), Lazydays (LAZY) and Lentuo International (LASLY). Who are Group 1 Automotive's key executives? Group 1 Automotive's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Earl J. Hesterberg Jr., Chief Exec. Officer, Pres & Exec. Director (Age 64)Mr. John C. Rickel, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 56)Mr. Peter C. DeLongchamps, Sr. VP of Manufacturer Relations, Financial Services & Public Affairs (Age 57)Mr. Frank Grese Jr., Sr. VP of HR, Training & Operations Support (Age 66)Mr. Daryl Adam Kenningham, Pres of U.S. Operations (Age 54) Who are Group 1 Automotive's major shareholders? Group 1 Automotive's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include James Investment Research Inc. (0.17%), Moon Capital Management LLC (0.13%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.12%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%). 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 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 James Investment Research Inc., Moon Capital Management LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Group 1 Automotive company stock in the last year include Darryl M Burman, Daryl Kenningham, Frank Grese and Lincoln Pereira. 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 $59.76. How big of a company is Group 1 Automotive? Group 1 Automotive has a market capitalization of $1.15 billion and generates $11.12 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $213.44 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.73 on an earnings per share basis. Group 1 Automotive employs 14,108 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: 1.9 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 248 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 395 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 643MarketBeat'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 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do companies issue stock splits?