Group 1 Automotive Stock Forecast, Price & News

-3.04 (-1.83 %)
(As of 05/11/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume76,027 shs
Average Volume174,517 shs
Market Capitalization$2.96 billion
P/E Ratio12.90
Dividend Yield0.75%
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About Group 1 Automotive

Group 1 Automotive, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the automotive retail industry. The company sells new and used cars, light trucks, and vehicle parts, as well as service and insurance contracts; arranges related vehicle financing; and offers automotive maintenance and repair services. It operates primarily in the metropolitan areas in 15 states in the United States; 33 towns in the United Kingdom; and 3 states in Brazil. As of March 16, 2021, the company owned and operated 184 automotive dealerships, 237 franchises, and 49 collision centers that offer 31 brands of automobiles. Group 1 Automotive, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Houston, Texas.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail
Year FoundedN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.04 billion
Cash Flow$15.99 per share
Book Value$67.61 per share


Net Income$174 million




Market Cap$2.96 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.31 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

139th out of 383 stocks

Automotive Dealers & Gasoline Service Stations Industry

18th out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Group 1 Automotive a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Group 1 Automotive in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Group 1 Automotive stock.
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When is Group 1 Automotive's next earnings date?

Group 1 Automotive is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 29th 2021.
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How were Group 1 Automotive's earnings last quarter?

Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 28th. The company reported $5.57 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $4.43 by $1.14. The business had revenue of $3.01 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.75 billion. Group 1 Automotive had a net margin of 2.13% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 22.60%. The firm's revenue was up 11.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.66 EPS.
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How has Group 1 Automotive's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Group 1 Automotive's stock was trading at $61.07 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GPI stock has increased by 167.1% and is now trading at $163.10.
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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 Tuesday, February 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.31 per share on Monday, March 15th. This represents a $1.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.76%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 26th. This is a boost from Group 1 Automotive's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30.
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Is Group 1 Automotive a good dividend stock?

Group 1 Automotive pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.75%. Group 1 Automotive does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Group 1 Automotive is 11.34%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Group 1 Automotive will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.91% next year. This indicates that Group 1 Automotive will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for GPI?

7 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Group 1 Automotive's shares. Their forecasts range from $95.00 to $214.00. On average, they expect Group 1 Automotive's stock price to reach $173.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Group 1 Automotive's key executives?

Group 1 Automotive's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Earl J. Hesterberg Jr., Pres, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 67, Pay $3.36M)
  • Mr. Daniel James McHenry, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 46, Pay $1.35M)
  • Mr. Peter C. DeLongchamps, Sr. VP of Manufacturer Relations, Financial Services & Public Affairs (Age 60, Pay $1.09M)
  • Mr. Frank Grese Jr., Sr. VP of HR, Training & Operations Support (Age 69, Pay $1.3M)
  • Mr. Daryl Adam Kenningham, Pres of US & Brazilian Operations (Age 57, Pay $1.86M)
  • Sheila Roth, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Darryl Michael Burman, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 63)
  • Mr. Matthew E. McGovern, Chief Financial Officer of Northeast Region
  • Mr. Robert J. Kennedy, Chief Financial Officer of Southeast Region
  • Mr. Paul T. Reinhart, Chief Financial Officer of South Central Region

What is Earl J. Hesterberg's approval rating as Group 1 Automotive's CEO?

119 employees have rated Group 1 Automotive CEO Earl J. Hesterberg on Glassdoor.com. Earl J. Hesterberg has an approval rating of 71% among Group 1 Automotive's employees.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Group 1 Automotive own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Group 1 Automotive investors own include Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), Comcast (CMCSA), The Home Depot (HD), AT&T (T), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), AutoNation (AN), NVIDIA (NVDA) and The Procter & Gamble (PG).

What is Group 1 Automotive's stock symbol?

Group 1 Automotive trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GPI."

Who are Group 1 Automotive's major shareholders?

Group 1 Automotive's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (16.14%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (3.37%), LSV Asset Management (3.35%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (2.48%), Crescent Grove Advisors LLC (0.94%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.72%). Company insiders that own Group 1 Automotive stock include Darryl M Burman, Daryl Kenningham, Earl J Hesterberg, Frank Grese, John C Rickel, John L Adams, Lincoln Pereira, Max P Watson, Michael David Jones and Peter C Delongchamps.
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Which major investors are selling Group 1 Automotive stock?

GPI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Victory Capital Management Inc., State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , GW&K Investment Management LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, and Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP. 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, Lincoln Pereira, Michael David Jones, and Peter C Delongchamps.
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Which major investors are buying Group 1 Automotive stock?

GPI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Natixis Advisors L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Pacer Advisors Inc., Beck Bode LLC, Strs Ohio, and Congress Asset Management Co. MA.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Group 1 Automotive's stock price today?

One share of GPI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $163.10.

How much money does Group 1 Automotive make?

Group 1 Automotive has a market capitalization of $2.96 billion and generates $12.04 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $174 million in net income (profit) each year or $10.93 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Group 1 Automotive have?

Group 1 Automotive employs 12,337 workers across the globe.

What is Group 1 Automotive's official website?

The official website for Group 1 Automotive is www.group1auto.com.

Where are Group 1 Automotive's headquarters?

Group 1 Automotive is headquartered at 800 GESSNER SUITE 500, HOUSTON TX, 77024.

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]

This page was last updated on 5/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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