NYSE:GPI - Group 1 Automotive Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $67.53 -0.24 (-0.35 %) (As of 07/22/2018 10:19 AM ET)Previous Close$67.53Today's Range$66.60 - $68.205052-Week Range$51.62 - $84.47Volume117,585 shsAverage Volume282,023 shsMarket Capitalization$1.41 billionP/E Ratio8.54Dividend Yield1.54%Beta1.8 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 SymbolNYSE:GPI CUSIP39890510 Webwww.group1auto.com Phone713-647-5700 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.17 Current Ratio1.06 Quick Ratio0.27 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.54 Forward P/E Ratio8.00 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$11.12 billion Price / Sales0.13 Cash Flow$10.8919 per share Price / Cash6.20 Book Value$53.90 per share Price / Book1.25 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.73 Net Income$213.44 million Net Margins1.86% Return on Equity15.47% Return on Assets3.43% Miscellaneous Employees14,108 Outstanding Shares20,930,000Market Cap$1,413.34 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 16th. Investors 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.54%. The ex-dividend date 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 of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, May 16th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 6.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Group 1 Automotive's earnings last quarter? Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 26th. The company reported $1.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate 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 quarterly revenue was up 13.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.53 earnings per share. 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, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Group 1 Automotive. What price target have analysts set for GPI? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Group 1 Automotive's stock. Their predictions range from $62.00 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate Group 1 Automotive's stock price to reach $81.8571 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Group 1 Automotive. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Group 1 Automotive? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Group 1 Automotive in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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), Murphy USA (MUSA), Lithia Motors (LAD), Camping World (CWH), Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class B (RUSHB), Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A (RUSHA), Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), Fincera (YUANF), Sonic Automotive (SAH), America's Car-Mart (CRMT), TravelCenters of America (TA), Lazydays (LAZY) and NowAuto Group (CAFI). 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? News headlines about GPI stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Group 1 Automotive earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 47.13 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are Group 1 Automotive's major shareholders? Group 1 Automotive's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (0.66%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.38%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.20%), Moon Capital Management LLC (0.18%) and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.07%). 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 buying Group 1 Automotive stock? GPI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Foundry Partners LLC, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP, Moon Capital Management LLC, James Investment Research Inc. and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. 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 $67.53. How big of a company is Group 1 Automotive? Group 1 Automotive has a market capitalization of $1.41 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Group 1 Automotive (NYSE GPI)Community Ranking: 1.8 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 187 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 336 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 523MarketBeat'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. 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