NYSE:LAD - Lithia Motors Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $115.05 +0.64 (+0.56 %) (As of 05/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$115.05Today's Range$113.79 - $116.5752-Week Range$67.90 - $116.57Volume304,172 shsAverage Volume271,349 shsMarket Capitalization$2.66 billionP/E Ratio11.53Dividend Yield1.04%Beta1.28 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive LAD News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LAD and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNYSE:LAD Previous Symbol CUSIP53679710 CIK1023128 Webwww.lithia.com Phone541-776-6401Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.04 Current Ratio1.17 Quick Ratio0.23Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.53 Forward P/E Ratio10.39 P/E Growth1.47 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$11.82 billion Price / Sales0.23 Cash Flow$13.8949 per share Price / Cash Flow8.28 Book Value$54.02 per share Price / Book2.13Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$9.98 Net Income$265.70 million Net Margins2.25% Return on Equity20.68% Return on Assets4.65%Miscellaneous Employees13,643 Outstanding Shares23,150,000Market Cap$2.66 billion Next Earnings Date7/24/2019 (Estimated) 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, April 25th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 10th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, May 24th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.04%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 9th. This is an increase from Lithia Motors's previous quarterly dividend of $0.29. View Lithia Motors' Dividend History. How were Lithia Motors' earnings last quarter? Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE:LAD) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 24th. The company reported $2.44 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.15 by $0.29. The business had revenue of $2.85 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.86 billion. Lithia Motors had a net margin of 2.25% and a return on equity of 20.68%. The company's revenue was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $2.07 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, July 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lithia Motors. What price target have analysts set for LAD? 8 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Lithia Motors' stock. Their forecasts range from $110.00 to $132.00. On average, they anticipate Lithia Motors' stock price to reach $120.2857 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.6% 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? Headlines about LAD stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lithia Motors earned a daily sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Lithia Motors' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Lithia Motors include Carvana (CVNA), KAR Auction Services (KAR), Casey's General Stores (CASY), Penske Automotive Group (PAG), AutoNation (AN), Murphy USA (MUSA), Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), Group 1 Automotive (GPI), Rush Enterprises (RUSHB), Rush Enterprises (RUSHA), Camping World (CWH), Sonic Automotive (SAH), Fincera (YUANF), America's Car-Mart (CRMT) and TravelCenters of America (TA). What other stocks do shareholders of Lithia Motors own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lithia Motors investors own include Alkaline Water (WTER), Ambarella (AMBA), Ford Motor (F), LogMeIn (LOGM), Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE), Alaska Air Group (ALK), salesforce.com (CRM), GasLog Partners LP Unit (GLOP) and Altria Group (MO). 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. Scott A. Hillier, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 56)Mr. Christopher S. Holzshu, Exec. VP & Sec. (Age 46)Mr. Chun-Wai C. Liang, Sr. VP of DCH Operations (Age 63) Who are Lithia Motors' major shareholders? Lithia Motors' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.62%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.86%), Park West Asset Management LLC (5.60%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (4.73%), Boston Partners (3.59%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.15%). 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 Park West Asset Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., RK Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Neuberger Berman Group LLC and Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Lithia Motors company stock in the last year include Bryan B Deboer, 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 FMR LLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Wasatch Advisors Inc., Man Group plc, William Blair Investment Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Ellis Investment Partners LLC. 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 $115.05. How big of a company is Lithia Motors? Lithia Motors has a market capitalization of $2.66 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 13,643 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: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 306 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 269 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 575MarketBeat'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 5/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Trading based on a resistance level Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.