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: $80.61
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $82.44
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $82.89
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.52
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.72
  • P/E Growth: 0.42
  • Market Cap: $2.03B
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,163,000
  • Beta: 2.1
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $112.33 (39.35% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
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 8/29/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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: $7.61 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.29 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:1.24%
Payout Ratio:14.29% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
13.14% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
12.06% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:17.40% (3 Year Average)

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)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) Paying Out $-19.985 Million In Dividends - Stocks Daily (NYSE:LAD) - August 28 at 5:18 PM
News IconPhillips, Erlewine, Given & Carlin LLP Announces Lithia Motors/DCH Auto Group to Pay Auto Mechanics Over $4 million to Settle... (NYSE:LAD) - August 26 at 5:43 PM logoWill Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) Hit $122 Price Target? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LAD) - August 21 at 10:09 AM
News IconLithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD): Analysts Consensus Voice in Focus - Post News (NYSE:LAD) - August 20 at 10:02 AM logoStock Rating Update On Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LAD) - August 20 at 10:02 AM logoLithia Motors announces acquisition of Ford store - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:LAD) - August 12 at 5:59 PM logoLithia Motors (LAD) Acquires California-Located Kemp Ford (NYSE:LAD) - August 11 at 6:09 PM logoLithia Motors, Inc. (LAD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 10, 2016 - Nasdaq (NYSE:LAD) - August 10 at 8:52 AM logoLadbrokes Plc :LAD-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2016 : August 10, 2016 (NYSE:LAD) - August 10 at 8:52 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: PACCAR, Lithia Motors and Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:LAD) - August 8 at 6:05 PM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: PACCAR, Lithia Motors and Wal-Mart Stores - Forbes (NYSE:LAD) - August 8 at 10:37 AM logoLithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) Quarterly Accounts Payable At $77.979 Millions - (NYSE:LAD) - August 7 at 5:39 PM logoLithia Motors, Inc. :LAD-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 4, 2016 (NYSE:LAD) - August 4 at 6:13 PM logoLITHIA MOTORS INC Financials (NYSE:LAD) - August 4 at 6:13 PM logoLithia Motors Inc. (LAD) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for August 02 - (NYSE:LAD) - August 4 at 8:58 AM logoLithia Motors Inc. (LAD) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for August 01 - (NYSE:LAD) - August 3 at 6:12 PM logoLithia Motors' (LAD) Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates, Rise Y/Y ... - Nasdaq (NYSE:LAD) - August 2 at 10:43 AM logoLithia Motors' (LAD) Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates, Rise Y/Y (NYSE:LAD) - August 1 at 8:38 AM logoLITHIA MOTORS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:LAD) - July 29 at 12:56 PM logoLithia Motors beats 2Q profit forecasts (NYSE:LAD) - July 28 at 9:26 AM logoLithia Reports Record Second Quarter Results and Increases 2016 Guidance (NYSE:LAD) - July 28 at 7:18 AM logoQ2 2016 Lithia Motors Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:LAD) - July 28 at 7:07 AM logo7:03 am Lithia Motors beats by $0.03, misses on revs; guides Q3 EPS below consensus; guides FY16 EPS in-line, revs in-line (NYSE:LAD) - July 28 at 7:03 AM logoLITHIA MOTORS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Other Events (NYSE:LAD) - July 28 at 6:57 AM
News IconWhich way Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) earnings may go - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:LAD) - July 27 at 8:47 AM logoIs $122 Price Target Attainable For Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD)? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LAD) - July 23 at 5:34 PM
News IconLithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:LAD) - July 21 at 6:06 PM logoLithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) Expected To Post Sales Of $9336.67 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LAD) - July 21 at 6:06 PM
News IconLithia Motors Incorporated (NYSE:LAD) Sellers Covered 4.3% of Their Shorts - Press Telegraph (NYSE:LAD) - July 21 at 6:06 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Lithia Motors, Inc. : July 20, 2016 (NYSE:LAD) - July 20 at 12:39 PM
News IconShares Positive Over the Past Month: Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - TGP (NYSE:LAD) - July 20 at 8:52 AM
News IconEquity Roundup: Stock Performance Focus on Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:LAD) - July 19 at 11:59 AM
News IconShares Lower on the Year Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:LAD) - July 19 at 11:59 AM logoLithia Motors Inc Realized Volatility Hits an Inflection Level - CML News (NYSE:LAD) - July 18 at 6:03 PM
News IconLong Term Investor Expectations for Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - TGP (NYSE:LAD) - July 18 at 6:03 PM logoNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Fiscal Standard (NYSE:LAD) - July 18 at 11:11 AM
News IconAnalyst Target and Average Rating Watch: Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:LAD) - July 18 at 11:11 AM
News IconShare Performance Summary for: Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:LAD) - July 17 at 5:25 PM logoStrong Sell Calls For Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) At 0 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LAD) - July 17 at 10:15 AM logoLithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) Quarterly Accounts Payable At $78.25 Millions - (NYSE:LAD) - July 17 at 10:15 AM
News IconAre Analysts Bearish Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE:LAD) After Last Week? - Press Telegraph (NYSE:LAD) - July 15 at 10:03 AM
News IconConsensus Target and Stock Rating Report: Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Telanagana Press (NYSE:LAD) - July 15 at 10:03 AM
News IconTrading Performance and Target Watch for Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:LAD) - July 12 at 6:09 PM
News IconStock Down on the Year Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:LAD) - July 12 at 6:09 PM logoLithia Motors, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LAD-US : July 12, 2016 (NYSE:LAD) - July 12 at 8:32 AM
News IconStock Performance Rundown on: Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:LAD) - July 11 at 5:56 PM
News IconGrowth Stock Update on Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Telanagana Press (NYSE:LAD) - July 11 at 5:56 PM
News IconIs Strong Growth Ahead for Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Telanagana Press (NYSE:LAD) - July 11 at 5:56 PM
News IconCompany Stock Focus for Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD): Which Way Will Shares Head? - Press Telegraph (NYSE:LAD) - July 11 at 5:56 PM logoIs $122 Within Reach For Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD)? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LAD) - July 10 at 10:10 AM


Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD) Chart for Monday, August, 29, 2016

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