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

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$85.98 -2.87 (-3.23 %)
(As of 03/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$85.98
Today's Range$85.86 - $88.56
52-Week Range$67.90 - $105.64
Volume153,285 shs
Average Volume226,193 shs
Market Capitalization$1.99 billion
P/E Ratio8.62
Dividend Yield1.35%
Beta1.19
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$13.8901 per share
Book Value$52.05 per share

Profitability

Net Income$265.70 million

Miscellaneous

Employees13,643
Market Cap$1.99 billion
Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (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, 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 yield of 1.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 7th. View Lithia Motors' Dividend History.

How were Lithia Motors' earnings last quarter?

Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE:LAD) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 13th. The company reported $2.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.45 by $0.12. The firm earned $2.97 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.01 billion. Lithia Motors had a net margin of 2.25% and a return on equity of 20.82%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 10.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $2.15 EPS. 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 twelve-month target prices for Lithia Motors' shares. Their predictions range from $103.00 to $112.00. On average, they expect Lithia Motors' share price to reach $108.1667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.8% 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?

Media headlines about LAD stock have trended neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lithia Motors earned a news sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Lithia Motors' key competitors?

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), Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE), salesforce.com (CRM), Nike (NKE), Alaska Air Group (ALK), Ambarella (AMBA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

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 number of of institutional and retail 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 institutional investors are selling Lithia Motors stock?

LAD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, 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 and Suntrust Banks Inc.. 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 institutional investors are buying Lithia Motors stock?

LAD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lakewood Capital Management LP, Norges Bank, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Gotham Asset Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Boston Partners, RK Capital Management LLC and BlackRock 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 $85.98.

How big of a company is Lithia Motors?

Lithia Motors has a market capitalization of $1.99 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:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  283 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  256 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  539
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 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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