NYSE:GPI - Group 1 Automotive Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$50.96 -1.52 (-2.90 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$52.48
Today's Range$50.13 - $52.61
52-Week Range$50.13 - $83.97
Volume280,400 shs
Average Volume223,842 shs
Market Capitalization$1.01 billion
P/E Ratio6.01
Dividend Yield1.98%
Beta2.05
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNYSE:GPI
Previous Symbol
CUSIP39890510
Phone713-647-5700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.14
Current Ratio1.03
Quick Ratio0.24

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio6.01
Forward P/E Ratio5.74
P/E Growth3.61

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.12 billion
Price / Sales0.09
Cash Flow$10.5726 per share
Price / Cash Flow4.82
Book Value$53.90 per share
Price / Book0.95

Profitability

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 Shares19,170,000
Market Cap$1.01 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. Shareholders 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.04%. 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 declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Thursday, October 25th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 9.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's management 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, October, 25th. The company reported $2.47 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.39 by $0.08. The business earned $2.89 billion during 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 Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Group 1 Automotive.

What price target have analysts set for GPI?

5 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Group 1 Automotive's shares. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $105.00. On average, they expect Group 1 Automotive's stock price to reach $82.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 62.4% 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 stories about GPI stock have been trending positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Group 1 Automotive earned a coverage optimism score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Group 1 Automotive's key competitors?

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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.54%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.79%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (9.19%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (5.45%), LSV Asset Management (4.04%) and Morgan Stanley (2.40%). 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 major investors are selling Group 1 Automotive stock?

GPI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Tyvor Capital LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Morgan Stanley, Vanguard Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., ClariVest Asset Management LLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. 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, J Terry Strange and Lincoln Pereira. View Insider Buying and Selling for Group 1 Automotive.

Which major investors are buying Group 1 Automotive stock?

GPI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackenzie Financial Corp, Marshall Wace LLP, LSV Asset Management, Man Group plc, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., New Amsterdam Partners LLC NY, Engineers Gate Manager LP and Chicago Equity Partners 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 $50.96.

How big of a company is Group 1 Automotive?

Group 1 Automotive has a market capitalization of $1.01 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 (star)
Outperform Votes:  233 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  380 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  613
MarketBeat'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 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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