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NYSE:GPIGroup 1 Automotive Stock Price, Forecast & News

$77.19
+4.00 (+5.47 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$76.76
Now: $77.19
$81.11
50-Day Range
$43.25
MA: $54.69
$74.43
52-Week Range
$26.25
Now: $77.19
$110.11
Volume401,792 shs
Average Volume288,832 shs
Market Capitalization$1.40 billion
P/E Ratio8.71
Dividend Yield1.64%
Beta2.18
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 insurance contracts; arranges related vehicle financing; and offers automotive maintenance and repair services. It has operations primarily in the metropolitan areas in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas in the United States; 32 towns in the United Kingdom; and metropolitan markets in the states of Sao Paulo, Parana, Mato Grosso do Sul, and Santa Catarina, Brazil. As of February 14, 2019, the company owned and operated 182 automotive dealerships, 237 franchises, and 47 collision centers that offer 30 brands of automobiles. Group 1 Automotive, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.55 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail
CUSIP39890510
Phone713-647-5700

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.04 billion
Cash Flow$15.44 per share
Book Value$67.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$174 million

Miscellaneous

Employees15,296
Market Cap$1.40 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Group 1 Automotive's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Group 1 Automotive's stock was trading at $61.07 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GPI shares have increased by 26.4% and is now trading at $77.19. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Group 1 Automotive?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Group 1 Automotive in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Group 1 Automotive.

When is Group 1 Automotive's next earnings date?

Group 1 Automotive is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Group 1 Automotive.

How were Group 1 Automotive's earnings last quarter?

Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 5th. The company reported $1.66 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.32 by $0.34. The business had revenue of $2.69 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.57 billion. Group 1 Automotive had a net margin of 1.38% and a return on equity of 16.32%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $2.06 EPS. View Group 1 Automotive's earnings history.

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 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, March 16th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.55%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 28th. This is a positive change from Group 1 Automotive's previous quarterly dividend of $0.29. View Group 1 Automotive's dividend history.

How will Group 1 Automotive's stock buyback program work?

Group 1 Automotive announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Thursday, February 21st 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $75,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase up to 6.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for GPI?

6 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Group 1 Automotive's stock. Their forecasts range from $73.00 to $130.00. On average, they anticipate Group 1 Automotive's stock price to reach $95.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Group 1 Automotive.

Has Group 1 Automotive been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about GPI stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Group 1 Automotive earned a media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutGroup 1 Automotive.

Are investors shorting Group 1 Automotive?

Group 1 Automotive saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,770,000 shares, an increase of 6.5% from the April 30th total of 2,600,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 361,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.7 days. Approximately 16.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Group 1 Automotive's Current Options Chain.

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 Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), Lithia Motors (LAD), IBM (IBM), Coca-Cola (KO), Alibaba Group (BABA), Comcast (CMCSA), Walt Disney (DIS), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Altria Group (MO) and Marathon Petroleum (MPC).

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 65)
  • Mr. John C. Rickel, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Peter C. DeLongchamps, Sr. VP of Manufacturer Relations, Financial Services & Public Affairs (Age 58)
  • Mr. Frank Grese Jr., Sr. VP of HR, Training & Operations Support (Age 67)
  • Mr. Daryl Adam Kenningham, Pres of U.S. Operations (Age 55)

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.48%), Eminence Capital LP (8.68%), State Street Corp (3.59%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (3.55%), Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC (1.87%) and Foundry Partners LLC (1.67%). 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. View institutional ownership trends for Group 1 Automotive.

Which institutional investors are selling Group 1 Automotive stock?

GPI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Towle & Co., Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Mackenzie Financial Corp, UBS Group AG, WINTON GROUP Ltd, KBC Group NV, and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. 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, John C Rickel, John L Adams, Lincoln Pereira, Max P Watson, and Peter C Delongchamps. View insider buying and selling activity for Group 1 Automotive.

Which institutional investors are buying Group 1 Automotive stock?

GPI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eminence Capital LP, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Nuveen Asset Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Matarin Capital Management LLC, Foundry Partners LLC, and BlackRock Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Group 1 Automotive's stock price today?

One share of GPI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $77.19.

How big of a company is Group 1 Automotive?

Group 1 Automotive has a market capitalization of $1.40 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. Group 1 Automotive employs 15,296 workers across the globe.

What is Group 1 Automotive's official website?

The official website for Group 1 Automotive is 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]

This page was last updated on 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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