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About Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Trailing P/E Ratio9.09
Forward P/E Ratio8.30
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$11.12 billion
Price / Sales0.13
Cash Flow$10.9626 per share
Price / Cash6.41
Book Value$56.29 per share
Price / Book1.25
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.73
Net Income$213.44 million
Return on Equity15.47%
Return on Assets3.43%
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 Wednesday, May 16th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 31st. 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 initiated a stock buyback program on Wednesday, May 16th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 6.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.
How were Group 1 Automotive's earnings last quarter?
Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI) posted its earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The company reported $1.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.54 by $0.16. The company earned $2.86 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.66 billion. Group 1 Automotive had a return on equity of 15.47% and a net margin of 1.86%. The company's revenue was up 13.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.53 EPS. View Group 1 Automotive's Earnings History.
When is Group 1 Automotive's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for GPI?
9 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Group 1 Automotive's stock. Their predictions range from $62.00 to $105.00. On average, they expect Group 1 Automotive's share price to reach $81.8571 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Group 1 Automotive.
Who are some of Group 1 Automotive's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Group 1 Automotive include AutoNation (AN), Penske Automotive Group (PAG), Casey's General Stores (CASY), Carvana (CVNA), Lithia Motors (LAD), Murphy USA (MUSA), Camping World (CWH), Rush Enterprises (RUSHB), Rush Enterprises (RUSHA), Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), Fincera (YUANF), Sonic Automotive (SAH), America's Car-Mart (CRMT), TravelCenters of America (TA) and Andina II Holdco (LAZY).
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)
Has Group 1 Automotive been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media coverage about GPI stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Group 1 Automotive earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.97 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.09%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.53%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (8.06%), Northern Trust Corp (3.93%), LSV Asset Management (3.12%) and OppenheimerFunds Inc. (2.91%). 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 Millennium Management LLC, Crescent Grove Advisors LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Burney Co., California Public Employees Retirement System, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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, John C Rickel and Peter C Delongchamps. 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 BlackRock Inc., Abrams Capital Management L.P., Prudential Financial Inc., UBS Group AG, Foundry Partners LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Boston Partners 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 $70.27.
How big of a company is Group 1 Automotive?
Group 1 Automotive has a market capitalization of $1.46 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.
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]
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Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
9 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Group 1 Automotive in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $81.8571, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 16.49%. The high price target for GPI is $105.00 and the low price target for GPI is $62.00. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
|Today||30 Days Ago||90 Days Ago||180 Days Ago|
|Consensus Rating: ||Hold||Hold||Hold||Hold|
|Consensus Rating Score: ||2.00||2.00||2.29||2.00|
|Ratings Breakdown: ||1 Sell Rating(s)|
7 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|1 Sell Rating(s)|
7 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|0 Sell Rating(s)|
5 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|0 Sell Rating(s)|
8 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|Consensus Price Target: ||$81.8571||$81.8571||$85.00||$79.00|
|Price Target Upside: ||16.49% upside||28.67% upside||12.37% upside||0.79% downside|
Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI) Consensus Price Target History
Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 5/26/2016 forward)
Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI) Dividend Information
Group 1 Automotive pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.48%. GPI's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Friday, June 15. The company has grown its dividend for the last 8 consecutive years and is increasing its dividend by an average of 11.50% each year. Group 1 Automotive pays out 13.45% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Dividend Growth:||11.50% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio(s):||13.45% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
12.28% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
12.04% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
9.49% (Based on Cash Flow)
|Track Record:||8 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth|
Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Group 1 Automotive (NYSE GPI) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.95%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.72%
Group 1 Automotive (NYSE GPI) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|1/17/2018||Earl J Hesterberg||CEO||Sell||28,519||$80.06||$2,283,231.14||108,440|| |
|1/11/2018||Earl J Hesterberg||CEO||Sell||40,000||$79.39||$3,175,600.00||108,440|| |
|1/8/2018||Earl J Hesterberg||CEO||Sell||20,000||$77.71||$1,554,200.00||108,440|| |
|1/5/2018||Earl J Hesterberg||CEO||Sell||27,739||$74.56||$2,068,219.84||134,065|| |
|1/2/2018||Earl J Hesterberg||CEO||Sell||4,000||$72.15||$288,600.00||139,065|| |
|12/29/2017||Earl J Hesterberg||CEO||Sell||2,000||$72.38||$144,760.00||139,065|| |
|12/27/2017||Earl J Hesterberg||CEO||Sell||19,500||$74.69||$1,456,455.00||156,316|| |
|12/22/2017||Earl J Hesterberg||CEO||Sell||10,640||$74.44||$792,041.60||165,010|| |
|12/12/2017||J Terry Strange||Director||Sell||5,000||$80.27||$401,350.00||47,749|| |
|12/8/2017||John C Rickel||CFO||Sell||10,000||$81.00||$810,000.00||123,470|| |
|11/6/2017||Peter C Delongchamps||VP||Sell||884||$81.10||$71,692.40||40,812|| |
|11/3/2017||Peter C. Delongchamps||VP||Sell||9,110||$80.16||$730,257.60|| |
|10/31/2017||Frank Grese||SVP||Sell||10,000||$79.27||$792,700.00|| |
|10/30/2017||Daryl Kenningham||Insider||Sell||6,700||$78.68||$527,156.00||42,130|| |
|10/27/2017||Darryl M. Burman||VP||Sell||10,000||$79.74||$797,400.00|| |
|10/27/2017||John C. Rickel||CFO||Sell||20,000||$80.00||$1,600,000.00|| |
|9/21/2017||John C. Rickel||CFO||Sell||10,000||$66.99||$669,900.00|| |
|12/8/2016||J Terry Strange||Director||Sell||2,500||$80.51||$201,275.00||48,456|| |
|11/15/2016||Darryl M Burman||VP||Sell||3,900||$67.90||$264,810.00||68,233|| |
|11/15/2016||Lincoln Pereira||Director||Sell||35,000||$67.69||$2,369,150.00||67,425|| |
|11/11/2016||John C. Rickel||CFO||Sell||5,000||$64.31||$321,550.00|| |
|9/6/2016||Peter C. Delongchamps||VP||Sell||7,500||$61.22||$459,150.00|| |
|8/29/2016||Darryl M Burman||VP||Sell||2,000||$58.90||$117,800.00||72,633|| |
|8/18/2016||Earl J Hesterberg||CEO||Sell||10,000||$59.97||$599,700.00||165,251|| |
|3/15/2016||Frank Grese||SVP||Buy||36||$58.27||$2,097.72||40,154|| |
|9/18/2015||J. Brooks O'hara||VP||Sell||2,500||$89.18||$222,950.00||33,656|| |
|8/25/2015||Doyle L Arnold||Director||Buy||1,500||$87.28||$130,920.00||1,133|| |
|6/26/2015||J. Brooks O'hara||VP||Sell||2,000||$92.18||$184,360.00|| |
|6/11/2015||Darryl M Burman||VP||Sell||3,000||$89.95||$269,850.00|| |
|5/12/2015||Doyle L Arnold||Director||Buy||1,000||$81.06||$81,060.00|| |
|3/10/2015||J. Brooks O'hara||VP||Sell||2,000||$75.91||$151,820.00|| |
|11/18/2014||John L Adams||Chairman||Sell||3,910||$86.92||$339,857.20|| |
|11/17/2014||J. Brooks O'hara||VP||Sell||1,200||$86.32||$103,584.00|| |
|11/3/2014||Earl J Hesterberg||CEO||Sell||10,000||$84.74||$847,400.00|| |
|10/28/2014||Darryl M Burman||VP||Sell||3,000||$82.46||$247,380.00|| |
|10/24/2014||John C Rickel||CFO||Sell||16,000||$82.99||$1,327,840.00|| |
|9/12/2014||Peter C Delongchamps||VP||Sell||8,000||$75.64||$605,120.00|| |
|9/9/2014||Darryl M Burman||VP||Sell||4,000||$76.48||$305,920.00|| |
|9/8/2014||J. Brooks O'hara||VP||Sell||3,527||$76.68||$270,450.36|| |
|3/13/2014||J. Brooks O'hara||VP||Sell||2,713||$66.79||$181,201.27||40,445|| |
|8/26/2013||J. Brooks O'hara||VP||Sell||3,148||$76.35||$240,349.80||38,630|| |
|7/29/2013||J. Brooks O'hara||VP||Sell||2,392||$72.19||$172,678.48|| |
|5/28/2013||Darryl M Burman||VP||Sell||3,000||$65.22||$195,660.00|| |
|5/8/2013||John C Rickel||CFO||Sell||5,000||$65.25||$326,250.00|| |
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