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

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$84.87 +0.07 (+0.08 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$84.80
Today's Range$84.54 - $85.80
52-Week Range$67.90 - $127.99
Volume181,300 shs
Average Volume315,945 shs
Market Capitalization$2.00 billion
P/E Ratio10.12
Dividend Yield1.40%
Beta1.27
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

Current Ratio1.20
Quick Ratio0.23

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.09 billion
Price / Sales0.20
Cash Flow$10.7024 per share
Price / Cash Flow7.93
Book Value$43.38 per share
Price / Book1.96

Profitability

Net Income$245.21 million
Net Margins2.56%
Return on Assets4.72%

Miscellaneous

Employees12,899
Market Cap$2.00 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 9th will be given a dividend of $0.29 per share on Friday, November 23rd. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 8th. View Lithia Motors' Dividend History.

How were Lithia Motors' earnings last quarter?

Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE:LAD) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 24th. The company reported $2.83 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.53 by $0.30. The company had revenue of $3.09 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.17 billion. Lithia Motors had a return on equity of 20.75% and a net margin of 2.56%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 15.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $2.18 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, February 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lithia Motors.

How can I listen to Lithia Motors' earnings call?

Lithia Motors will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 13th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8774078029.

What guidance has Lithia Motors issued on next quarter's earnings?

Lithia Motors issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of approx $9.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $9.49. The company issued revenue guidance of $11.75-12.25 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $12.04 billion.Lithia Motors also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $9.50-9.50 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for LAD?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Lithia Motors' shares. Their forecasts range from $103.00 to $110.00. On average, they expect Lithia Motors' stock price to reach $106.75 in the next year. 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?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lithia Motors in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 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 been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Lithia Motors earned a news sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.02%). 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 Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Lithia Motors company stock in the last year include Kenneth E Roberts and Sidney B Deboer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lithia Motors.

Which institutional investors are buying Lithia Motors stock?

LAD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fox Run Management L.L.C.. 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 $84.87.

How big of a company is Lithia Motors?

Lithia Motors has a market capitalization of $2.00 billion and generates $10.09 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $245.21 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.39 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:  259 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  241 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  500
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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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