NYSE:LAD - Lithia Motors Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$90.5501 +0.12 (+0.13 %)
(As of 02/21/2019 09:44 AM ET)
Previous Close$90.43
Today's Range$90.06 - $90.59
52-Week Range$67.90 - $112.21
Volume5,230 shs
Average Volume280,278 shs
Market Capitalization$2.13 billion
P/E Ratio9.07
Dividend Yield1.30%
Beta1.24
Lithia Motors, Inc. operates automotive franchises, and retails new and used vehicles in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Domestic, Import, and Luxury. It sells new and used cars, replacement parts, vehicle service contracts, vehicle protection products, and credit insurance products; provides vehicle maintenance, warranty, paint, and repair services; and arranges related financing. As of February 23, 2018, the company offered 30 brands of new vehicles and various brands of used vehicles in 171 stores in the United States, as well as through online at approximately 200 Websites. Lithia Motors, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Medford, Oregon.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP53679710
Phone541-776-6401

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.82 billion
Cash Flow$13.8034 per share
Book Value$50.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$265.70 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,899
Market Cap$2.13 billion
OptionableOptionable

Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lithia Motors' stock symbol?

Lithia Motors trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LAD."

How often does Lithia Motors pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lithia Motors?

Lithia Motors announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.29 per share on Friday, March 22nd. This represents a $1.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 7th. View Lithia Motors' Dividend History.

How were Lithia Motors' earnings last quarter?

Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE:LAD) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 13th. The company reported $2.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.45 by $0.12. The company earned $2.97 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.01 billion. Lithia Motors had a return on equity of 20.82% and a net margin of 2.25%. The firm's revenue was up 10.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $2.15 earnings per share. View Lithia Motors' Earnings History.

When is Lithia Motors' next earnings date?

Lithia Motors is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lithia Motors.

What price target have analysts set for LAD?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Lithia Motors' shares. Their forecasts range from $103.00 to $112.00. On average, they anticipate Lithia Motors' stock price to reach $108.1667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lithia Motors.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lithia Motors?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lithia Motors in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Lithia Motors.

Has Lithia Motors been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about LAD stock has trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lithia Motors earned a media sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Lithia Motors' key competitors?

Who are Lithia Motors' key executives?

Lithia Motors' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Sidney B. DeBoer, Founder & Chairman (Age 76)
  • Mr. Bryan B. DeBoer, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. John F. North III, Sr. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 41)
  • Mr. Scott A. Hillier, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 56)
  • Mr. Christopher S. Holzshu, Exec. VP & Sec. (Age 46)

Who are Lithia Motors' major shareholders?

Lithia Motors' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.65%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.64%), Boston Partners (3.43%), Lakewood Capital Management LP (3.27%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (2.42%) and Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (2.01%). Company insiders that own Lithia Motors stock include Bryan B Deboer, Chris Holzshu, George Chun-Wai Liang, John F North, Kenneth E Roberts, Sidney B Deboer, Susan O Cain and Thomas R Becker. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lithia Motors.

Which major investors are selling Lithia Motors stock?

LAD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Tyvor Capital LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, New York State Common Retirement Fund, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Suntrust Banks Inc. and Bank of America Corp DE. Company insiders that have sold Lithia Motors company stock in the last year include Sidney B Deboer and Susan O Cain. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lithia Motors.

Which major investors are buying Lithia Motors stock?

LAD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lakewood Capital Management LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Gotham Asset Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Boston Partners, RK Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc. and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Lithia Motors stock in the last two years include Chris Holzshu and John F North. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lithia Motors.

How do I buy shares of Lithia Motors?

Shares of LAD 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 Lithia Motors' stock price today?

One share of LAD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $90.43.

How big of a company is Lithia Motors?

Lithia Motors has a market capitalization of $2.12 billion and generates $11.82 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $265.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $9.98 on an earnings per share basis. Lithia Motors employs 12,899 workers across the globe.

What is Lithia Motors' official website?

The official website for Lithia Motors is http://www.lithia.com.

How can I contact Lithia Motors?

Lithia Motors' mailing address is 150 NORTH BARTLETT STREET, MEDFORD OR, 97501. The company can be reached via phone at 541-776-6401 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lithia Motors (NYSE LAD)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  272 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  249 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  521
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lithia Motors and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LAD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LAD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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