Group 1 Automotive Company Profile (NYSE:GPI)

About Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)

Group 1 Automotive logoGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. is an operator in the automotive retail industry. The Company, through its dealerships, sells new and used cars and light trucks; arranges related vehicle financing; sells service and insurance contracts; provides automotive maintenance and repair services, and sells vehicle parts. The Company operates through three segments: the U.S., which includes the activities of its corporate office, the United Kingdom and Brazil. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned and operated 210 franchises, representing 31 brands of automobiles, at 159 dealership locations and 38 collision centers across the world. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned 146 franchises at 111 dealership locations and 29 collision service centers in the United States, 41 franchises at 30 dealership locations and eight collision centers in the United Kingdom and 23 franchises at 18 dealership locations and one collision center in Brazil.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Auto Dealerships
  • Sub-Industry: Automotive Retail
  • Symbol: NYSE:GPI
  • CUSIP: 39890510
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.28 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 20,707,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $66.28
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $73.65
  • 52 Week Range: $47.31 - $83.18
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 8.94
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 7.78
  • P/E Growth: 0.50
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $10.8 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.12
  • Book Value: $46.79 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.32
  • Annual Dividend: $0.92
  • Dividend Yield: 1.5%
  • EBIDTA: $414.29 million
  • Net Margins: 1.31%
  • Return on Equity: 17.88%
  • Return on Assets: 3.59%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.95%
  • Current Ratio: 1.05%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.24%
  • Average Volume: 262,576 shs.
  • Beta: 1.51
  • Short Ratio: 11.76

Frequently Asked Questions for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 12th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Thursday, June 15th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 30th. View Group 1 Automotive's Dividend History.

How were Group 1 Automotive's earnings last quarter?

Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April, 28th. The company reported $1.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.71 by $0.18. The company had revenue of $2.52 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.60 billion. Group 1 Automotive had a net margin of 1.31% and a return on equity of 17.88%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.59 earnings per share. View Group 1 Automotive's Earnings History.

Where is Group 1 Automotive's stock going? Where will Group 1 Automotive's stock price be in 2017?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Group 1 Automotive's shares. Their predictions range from $59.00 to $72.00. On average, they anticipate Group 1 Automotive's stock price to reach $65.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Group 1 Automotive.

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

Who owns Group 1 Automotive stock?

Group 1 Automotive's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.35%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.48%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.99%), LSV Asset Management (3.14%), State Street Corp (2.89%) and OppenheimerFunds Inc. (2.61%). Company insiders that own Group 1 Automotive stock include Darryl M Burman, Doyle L Arnold, Earl J Hesterberg, Frank Grese, J Brooks O'hara, J Terry Strange, John C Rickel, Lincoln Pereira and Peter C Delongchamps. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Group 1 Automotive.

Who sold Group 1 Automotive stock? Who is selling Group 1 Automotive stock?

Group 1 Automotive's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lakewood Capital Management LP, Gotham Asset Management LLC, South Dakota Investment Council, Cambiar Investors LLC, Elliott Management Corp, Ngam Advisors L.P., WBI Investments Inc. and Palisade Capital Management LLC NJ. Company insiders that have sold Group 1 Automotive stock in the last year include Darryl M Burman, Earl J Hesterberg, J Terry Strange, John C Rickel, Lincoln Pereira and Peter C Delongchamps. View Insider Buying and Selling for Group 1 Automotive.

Who bought Group 1 Automotive stock? Who is buying Group 1 Automotive stock?

Group 1 Automotive's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., LSV Asset Management, Prudential Financial Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Laurion Capital Management LP, Bank of America Corp DE and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have bought Group 1 Automotive stock in the last two years include Doyle L Arnold and Frank Grese. View Insider Buying and Selling for Group 1 Automotive.

How do I buy Group 1 Automotive stock?

Shares of Group 1 Automotive can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Group 1 Automotive stock cost?

One share of Group 1 Automotive stock can currently be purchased for approximately $61.72.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $65.50 (6.12% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/1/2017Susquehanna Bancshares IncInitiated CoverageNeutral$72.00N/AView Rating Details
1/10/2017CL KingDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/22/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeNeutral -> Sell$59.00N/AView Rating Details
8/9/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
7/20/2016Buckingham ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
4/13/2016Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$80.00 -> $62.00N/AView Rating Details
3/9/2016Evercore ISIUpgradeSell -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
9/17/2015SidotiUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
7/16/2015KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$98.00 -> $100.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)
Earnings by Quarter for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)
Earnings History by Quarter for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/28/2017Q1 17$1.71$1.53$2.60 billion$2.52 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2017Q416$1.66$1.74$2.68 billion$2.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q316$2.09$1.96$2.89 billion$2.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$2.10$2.16$2.86 billion$2.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$1.49$1.59$2.61 billion$2.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$1.78$1.51$2.70 billion$2.67 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$1.88$1.91$2.82 billion$2.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$1.81$1.98$2.71 billion$2.73 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q115$1.38$1.47$2.45 billion$2.43 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$1.31$1.67$2.47 billion$2.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$1.44$1.57$2.58 billion$2.63 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$1.63$1.47$2.61 million$2.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q1 2014$1.06$1.19$2.08 billion$2.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2014Q413$1.08$1.08$2.24 billion$2.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q213$1.46$1.20$2.32 billion$2.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$1.41$1.52$2.24 billion$2.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$1.03$1.16$1.91 billion$1.96 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2013Q4 2012$1.19$0.99$1.91 billion$1.94 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$1.31$1.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$1.16$1.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.88$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.88$0.94ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$0.97$1.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2011$0.81$1.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.62$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2011$0.62$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.55
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.91
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$1.65$1.74$1.70
Q2 20172$1.90$1.97$1.94
Q3 20172$1.96$2.03$2.00
Q4 20172$1.90$1.94$1.92
Q1 20181$1.74$1.74$1.74
Q2 20181$2.09$2.09$2.09
Q3 20181$1.99$1.99$1.99
Q4 20181$2.09$2.09$2.09
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)
Next Dividend:6/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.92
Dividend Yield:1.49%
Dividend Growth:11.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:13.77% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
12.40% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
11.60% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:7 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)

Dividend History by Quarter for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 98.55%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/8/2016J Terry StrangeDirectorSell2,500$80.51$201,275.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Darryl M BurmanVPSell3,900$67.90$264,810.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Lincoln PereiraDirectorSell35,000$67.69$2,369,150.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016John C. RickelCFOSell5,000$64.31$321,550.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2016Peter C. DelongchampsVPSell7,500$61.22$459,150.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016Darryl M BurmanVPSell2,000$58.90$117,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2016Earl J HesterbergCEOSell10,000$59.97$599,700.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016Frank GreseSVPBuy36$58.27$2,097.72View SEC Filing  
9/18/2015J. Brooks O'haraVPSell2,500$89.18$222,950.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015Doyle L ArnoldDirectorBuy1,500$87.28$130,920.00View SEC Filing  
6/26/2015J. Brooks O'haraVPSell2,000$92.18$184,360.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Darryl M BurmanVPSell3,000$89.95$269,850.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015Doyle L ArnoldDirectorBuy1,000$81.06$81,060.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015J. Brooks O'haraVPSell2,000$75.91$151,820.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014John L AdamsChairmanSell3,910$86.92$339,857.20View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014J. Brooks O'haraVPSell1,200$86.32$103,584.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Earl J HesterbergCEOSell10,000$84.74$847,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014Darryl M BurmanVPSell3,000$82.46$247,380.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2014John C RickelCFOSell16,000$82.99$1,327,840.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2014Peter C DelongchampsVPSell8,000$75.64$605,120.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2014Darryl M BurmanVPSell4,000$76.48$305,920.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014J. Brooks O'haraVPSell3,527$76.68$270,450.36View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014J. Brooks O'haraVPSell2,713$66.79$181,201.27View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013J. Brooks O'haraVPSell3,148$76.35$240,349.80View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013J. Brooks O'haraVPSell2,392$72.19$172,678.48View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Darryl M BurmanVPSell3,000$65.22$195,660.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013John C RickelCFOSell5,000$65.25$326,250.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)
Latest Headlines for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI)
DateHeadline logoGroup 1 Automotive: More Growth On The Way? - May 23 at 11:41 AM logoQ2 2017 Earnings Estimate for Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Issued By Seaport Global Securities - May 17 at 7:56 AM logoQ3 2017 Earnings Forecast for Group 1 Automotive, Inc. Issued By Seaport Global Securities (GPI) - May 16 at 8:18 AM logoGroup 1 Automotive (GPI) Increases Buyback Authorization - May 15 at 11:17 AM logoEquities Analysts Offer Predictions for Group 1 Automotive, Inc.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (GPI) - May 15 at 8:14 AM logoGroup 1 Automotive (GPI) Raises Buyback Authorization to $75M - May 13 at 9:47 AM logoGroup 1 Automotive Appoints New Chairman of the Board - May 12 at 6:09 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive Increases Share Repurchase Authorization to $75 Million - May 12 at 6:08 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.24 (GPI) - May 12 at 3:38 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 12 at 10:36 AM logoETFs with exposure to Group 1 Automotive, Inc. : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 5:15 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. :GPI-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 5, 2017 - May 5 at 5:41 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive (GPI) Q1 Earnings Miss on Lower Sales - May 2 at 7:29 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Expected to Post Earnings of $2.10 Per Share - May 2 at 11:24 AM logoGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.97 Per Share, KeyCorp Forecasts - May 2 at 8:38 AM logoGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:GPI) : May 1, 2017 - May 1 at 5:14 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive (GPI) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Report Finds - April 29 at 6:33 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive's (GPI) CEO Earl Hesterberg on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - April 29 at 6:04 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.17 EPS - April 29 at 1:25 AM logoGroup 1 Automotive Inc. 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - April 28 at 11:35 PM logoEdited Transcript of GPI earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-17 1:00pm GMT - April 28 at 11:35 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - April 28 at 10:48 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive misses by $0.19, misses on revenue - April 28 at 6:33 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive, Inc Q1 Earnings Retreat 11% - April 28 at 6:33 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results - April 28 at 6:33 PM logoGroup 1 sees sales drop in Houston, other energy-impacted markets - April 28 at 6:33 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GPI-US : April 28, 2017 - April 28 at 10:32 AM logoGroup 1 Automotive misses Street 1Q forecasts - April 28 at 6:21 AM logoGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research - April 26 at 11:12 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive (GPI) Receiving Very Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 25 at 9:38 AM logoPositive Media Coverage Unlikely to Impact Group 1 Automotive (GPI) Share Price - April 21 at 7:12 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive (GPI) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.56 - April 17 at 12:30 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - April 17 at 12:18 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive (GPI) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.56 - April 14 at 10:54 AM logoGroup 1 Automotive (GPI) Presents At Bank of America Merril Lynch Auto Summit - Slideshow - April 13 at 10:21 PM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $2.58 Billion - April 13 at 1:26 PM logoBRIEF-Group 1 Automotive says CEO Earl Hesterberg's 2016 total compensation $4.6 mln- SEC filing - April 10 at 5:14 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive Schedules 2017 First Quarter Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast - April 7 at 5:25 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Auto Summit in New York City - April 7 at 5:25 PM logoGroup 1 promotes exec to president of U.S. operations - April 7 at 10:06 AM logoGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - April 4 at 1:16 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive Appoints Leader of U.S. Operations - April 3 at 5:44 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - March 21 at 12:12 PM logoIs Group 1 Automotive (GPI) a Compelling Pick for Value Investors? - Nasdaq - March 15 at 10:50 PM logoIs Group 1 Automotive (GPI) a Compelling Pick for Value Investors? - March 14 at 12:20 PM logoHow To YieldBoost Group 1 Automotive From 1.3% To 9.7% Using Options - Nasdaq - March 11 at 5:23 PM logoGROUP 1 AUTOMOTIVE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibi - March 3 at 5:30 PM logoGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for ... - Nasdaq - February 24 at 11:49 PM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Group 1 Automotive, Sinclair Broadcast Group and Interpublic Group of Companies - February 23 at 5:30 PM logoGROUP 1 AUTOMOTIVE INC Financials - February 23 at 5:30 PM



Group 1 Automotive (GPI) Chart for Friday, May, 26, 2017

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