Lithia Motors Company Profile (NYSE:LAD)

About Lithia Motors

Lithia Motors logoLithia Motors, Inc. is an operator of automotive franchises and a retailer of new and used vehicles and services. The Company operates in three segments: Domestic, Import and Luxury. Its Domestic segment consists of retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles of Chrysler, General Motors and Ford. Its Import segment consists of retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured primarily by Honda, Toyota, Subaru, Nissan and Volkswagen. Its Luxury segment consists of retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles of BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Lexus. Its franchises in each segment sell used vehicles, parts and automotive services, and automotive finance and insurance products. Its operations involve the use, handling, storage and contracting for recycling and disposal of materials, such as motor oil and filters, transmission fluids, antifreeze, refrigerants, paints, thinners, batteries, cleaning products, lubricants, degreasing agents, tires and fuel.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Auto Dealerships
  • Sub-Industry: Automotive Retail
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: LAD
  • CUSIP: 53679710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $86.73
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $91.31
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $83.29
  • 52-Week Range: $68.70 - $126.56
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.39
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.33
  • P/E Growth: 0.49
  • Market Cap: $2.18B
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,163,000
  • Beta: 1.97
  • Net Margins: 2.23%
  • Return on Equity: 23.42%
  • Return on Assets: 5.91%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.77%
  • Current Ratio: 1.17%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.22%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $112.33 (29.52% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/31/2016Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
4/25/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight$122.00View Rating Details
4/11/2016Jefferies GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$105.00View Rating Details
1/12/2016Craig HallumReiterated RatingBuy$135.00 -> $110.00View Rating Details
9/9/2015Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
8/26/2015Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$121.00 -> $125.00View Rating Details
7/24/2015Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$120.00 -> $128.00View Rating Details
7/23/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$129.00 -> $131.00View Rating Details
2/9/2015SidotiDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/20/2016Q316$2.16$2.06$2.25 billion$2.38 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$1.93$1.96$2.18 billion$2.13 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q116$1.54$1.55$1.96 billion$2.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$1.64$1.74$2.00 billion$1.99 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$1.87$2.03$2.05 billion$2.09 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$1.63$1.86$1.90 billion$2.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$1.22$1.39$1.77 billion$1.79 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$1.19$1.42$1.68 billion$1.88 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$1.31$1.32$1.30 billion$1.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$1.24$1.34$1.18 billion$1.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.96$0.94$1.02 billion$1.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2014Q413$0.91$0.98$1.01 million$1.03 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q313$1.10$1.13$1.05 billion$190.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.90$1.05$975.81 million$1,000.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.71$0.84$850.69 million$903.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2013Q4 2012$0.66$0.74$824.92 million$877.37 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$0.77$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.63$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.42$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2012$0.38$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.47$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.36$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.20$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2011$0.12$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.63 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.4 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20166$1.49$1.61$1.53
Q2 20164$1.88$1.97$1.93
Q3 20165$2.14$2.31$2.19
Q4 20165$1.81$2.16$1.93
Q1 20171$1.73$1.73$1.73
Q2 20171$2.20$2.20$2.20
Q3 20171$2.40$2.40$2.40
Q4 20171$2.09$2.09$2.09
Q1 20181$1.90$1.90$1.90
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD)
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:1.15%
Dividend Growth:17.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:14.29% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
13.11% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
11.90% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 11.41%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.90%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/5/2016Sidney B DeboerDirectorSell17,600$97.00$1,707,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2016Sidney B DeboerDirectorSell17,600$95.00$1,672,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2016Sidney B DeboerDirectorSell17,600$93.00$1,636,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Sidney B DeboerDirectorSell229$85.00$19,465.00View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016Thomas R BeckerDirectorBuy140$83.98$11,757.20View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Sidney B DeboerDirectorSell18,636$90.00$1,677,240.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2015Kenneth E RobertsDirectorSell1,500$123.75$185,625.00View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015Susan O. CainDirectorSell2,000$115.92$231,840.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015William J. YoungDirectorSell1,000$107.19$107,190.00View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015Bryan B DeboerCEOSell32,129$104.07$3,343,665.03View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015Chris HolzshuCFOSell15,419$104.27$1,607,739.13View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015John F NorthCAOSell8,577$104.01$892,093.77View SEC Filing  
3/11/2015Susan O CainDirectorSell1,833$88.41$162,055.53View SEC Filing  
12/16/2014Kenneth E RobertsDirectorSell3,000$83.05$249,150.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014William J YoungDirectorSell1,000$79.19$79,190.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014William YoungDirectorSell1,353$75.31$101,894.43View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Kenneth RobertsDirectorSell1,000$72.91$72,910.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014Sidney Deboermajor shareholderSell18,206$64.85$1,180,659.10View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014R Bradford GrayEVPSell14,000$62.14$869,960.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Susan CainDirectorSell1,000$61.46$61,460.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Bryan DeboerCEOSell14,201$60.00$852,060.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Chris HolzshuCFOSell17,541$60.00$1,052,460.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014John NorthVPSell3,681$60.00$220,860.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013Kenneth RobertsDirectorSell1,000$68.54$68,540.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013Sidney B DeboerChairmanSell41,000$54.33$2,227,530.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Sidney B DeboerChairmanSell33,180$53.50$1,775,130.00View SEC Filing  
10/4/2012Lithia Holding Co LlcMajor ShareholderSell42,600$35.28$1,502,928.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2012Lithia Holding Co LlcMajor ShareholderSell27,298$34.36$937,959.28View SEC Filing  
9/13/2012Lithia Holding Co LlcMajor ShareholderSell10,405$31.77$330,566.85View SEC Filing  
9/6/2012John F NorthVPSell5,000$29.98$149,900.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2012Lithia Holding Co LlcMajor ShareholderSell21,213$29.66$629,177.58View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD)
DateHeadline logoLithia Motors : Reports Record Third Quarter Results (NYSE:LAD) - October 20 at 6:11 PM logoLithia Motors misses 3Q profit forecasts (NYSE:LAD) - October 20 at 6:11 PM logoLithia Motors : misses 3Q profit forecasts (NYSE:LAD) - October 20 at 11:34 AM logoLITHIA MOTORS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Change in Directors or Principal (NYSE:LAD) - October 20 at 11:34 AM logoLithia Motors Up 21.2% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (LAD) (NYSE:LAD) - October 18 at 5:48 PM logoWhy Earnings Season Could Be Great for Lithia Motors (LAD) (NYSE:LAD) - October 18 at 11:04 AM logoLithia Motors, Inc. : LAD-US: Dividend Analysis : August 12th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 17, 2016 (NYSE:LAD) - October 17 at 5:48 PM logoLithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) Quarterly Accrued Expenses At $184.16 Millions - Stocks Daily (NYSE:LAD) - October 16 at 5:42 PM
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News Icon17600 Shares of Stock are sold by Lithia Motors Inc. (LAD) Director Sidney B. Deboer - DailyQuint (NYSE:LAD) - October 11 at 6:06 PM logoLithia Motors (LAD) Acquires Audi Auto Gallery in California - Nasdaq (NYSE:LAD) - October 11 at 6:06 PM logoLithia Motors (LAD) Acquires Audi Auto Gallery in California (NYSE:LAD) - October 11 at 6:06 PM
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News IconLithia Schedules Release of Third Quarter 2016 Results (NYSE:LAD) - October 7 at 5:42 PM logoLithia Motors (LAD) Acquires California-Located Audi Dealership (NYSE:LAD) - October 6 at 5:44 PM
News IconAnalysts Implying Upside & Long Term Growth for Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - CSZ News (NYSE:LAD) - October 6 at 11:19 AM logoLithia Motors (LAD) Acquires California-Located Audi Dealership - (NYSE:LAD) - October 6 at 11:19 AM logoLithia Announces Acquisition of Audi Store (NYSE:LAD) - October 6 at 11:19 AM logoLithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) Projected Sales At $9310.965 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LAD) - October 5 at 5:47 PM
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News IconSteering Attention Towards Earnings; Analysts Weigh in on Lithia ... - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:LAD) - October 1 at 11:14 AM logoXRT, LAD, CAB, W: ETF Outflow Alert - Nasdaq (NYSE:LAD) - October 1 at 11:14 AM logoLithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD):Consensus Rating At 1.43 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LAD) - October 1 at 11:14 AM logoLithia Motors (LAD) Acquires Wyoming-Based Greiner Ford Lincoln - (NYSE:LAD) - October 1 at 11:14 AM logoForm 8-K LITHIA MOTORS INC For: Sep 29 (NYSE:LAD) - September 30 at 6:03 PM logoLithia Motors, Inc. Common Stoc (NYSE:LAD) Trading Up – Insider Trading Activity (NYSE:LAD) - September 30 at 6:03 PM logoLithia Motors (LAD) Acquires Wyoming-Based Greiner Ford Lincoln (NYSE:LAD) - September 29 at 10:56 AM logoLithia Announces Acquisition of Ford Store; Enters Wyoming (NYSE:LAD) - September 29 at 10:56 AM
News IconLithia Motors Inc (LAD) Updates Q4 Earnings Guidance - Petro Global News 24 (NYSE:LAD) - September 23 at 5:33 PM
News IconAnalyst Views and Growth Review for Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Post News (NYSE:LAD) - September 22 at 5:39 PM logoLithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD)'s Expectation Of $9310.965 In Sales - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LAD) - September 22 at 9:04 AM
News IconWhat are Brokerage Firms Saying About Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD)? - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:LAD) - September 22 at 9:04 AM logo16.2% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend Lithia Motors Call (LAD) (NYSE:LAD) - September 21 at 10:01 AM logoExpected For Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) Sales Of $9310.965 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LAD) - September 15 at 8:57 PM
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News IconLithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) has acquired the assets of the Carbone Auto Group - Inside Trade (NYSE:LAD) - September 15 at 8:57 PM logoLithia - Adding Dealers By Making A Deal - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:LAD) - September 15 at 8:57 PM
News IconCarbone Auto sold to Oregon firm; family says it will continue traditions (NYSE:LAD) - September 14 at 5:58 PM logoLithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) Is Expected To Post EPS Of $2.4 - (NYSE:LAD) - September 14 at 10:06 AM logoLithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) Projected EPS At$2.4 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LAD) - September 14 at 10:06 AM logoLithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) Accounts Payable Is $77.979 - (NYSE:LAD) - September 14 at 10:06 AM
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Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD) Chart for Friday, October, 21, 2016

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