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: $95.52
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $86.23
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $82.70
  • 52-Week Range: $68.70 - $126.56
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.65
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.43
  • P/E Growth: 0.49
  • Market Cap: $2.40B
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,163,000
  • Beta: 2.13
  • 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 (17.60% 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 9/30/2014 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: $7.65 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.36 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:1.05%
Dividend Growth:17.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:14.29% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
13.07% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
11.96% (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: 92.94%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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 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
News IconShares Holding Above Moving Averages: Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Post News (NYSE:LAD) - September 15 at 8:57 PM
News IconConsensus Take: Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) Earnings & Ratings Watch - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:LAD) - September 15 at 8:57 PM
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
News IconRecommended Momentum 'How' and 'Why': Microsoft Corporation ... - Street Wise Report (press release) (blog) (NYSE:LAD) - September 14 at 10:06 AM
News IconShort Information Review for: Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Post News (NYSE:LAD) - September 14 at 10:06 AM
News IconAnalyst Expectations and Growth Review for Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Post News (NYSE:LAD) - September 14 at 10:06 AM logoLithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) Is Expected To Post EPS Of $2.4 (NYSE:LAD) - September 13 at 10:43 AM logoLithia Motors Inc. (LAD) Has Climbed To Nearly A 5-Month High (NYSE:LAD) - September 13 at 10:42 AM logoCarbone Auto Group Joins Lithia to Expand in Northeast (NYSE:LAD) - September 13 at 10:42 AM logoLithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) CFF Stands At $110.634 Millions - Stocks Daily (NYSE:LAD) - September 11 at 5:26 PM
News IconStreet Projections and Growth Recap for Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Post News (NYSE:LAD) - September 9 at 10:37 AM logoBullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - LAD - Nasdaq (NYSE:LAD) - September 9 at 10:37 AM
News IconLithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD): What is the Sell-side Making of this Stock? - National Daily Press (NYSE:LAD) - September 9 at 10:37 AM logoBullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - LAD (NYSE:LAD) - September 8 at 5:44 PM
News IconSell-side Consensus Sees Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) Going Where Near-Term? - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:LAD) - September 8 at 9:45 AM
News IconAnalyst Projections and Growth Review for Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Post News (NYSE:LAD) - September 7 at 6:01 PM
News IconStock Trading Above Moving Averages: Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) - Post News (NYSE:LAD) - September 7 at 6:01 PM logoLithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) Expects To Hit Sales Of $9310.965 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LAD) - September 2 at 5:53 PM logoLITHIA MOTORS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure (NYSE:LAD) - September 1 at 8:57 AM logoLithia Announces Grand Opening of Volkswagen Store (NYSE:LAD) - September 1 at 8:57 AM logoWolfe Research Initiates Coverage on Lithia Motors, Inc. (LAD) Giving It An Initial Rating Of “Outperform” (NYSE:LAD) - August 31 at 10:42 AM 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


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