NYSE:LAD - Lithia Motors Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$96.21 +0.30 (+0.31 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 02:38 AM ET)
Previous Close$95.91
Today's Range$95.59 - $97.80
52-Week Range$93.24 - $127.99
Volume293,300 shs
Average Volume270,643 shs
Market Capitalization$2.42 billion
P/E Ratio11.47
Dividend Yield1.20%
Beta1.75
Lithia Motors logoLithia 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
SymbolNYSE:LAD
CUSIP53679710
Phone541-776-6401

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.05
Current Ratio1.19
Quick Ratio0.24

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio11.47
Forward P/E Ratio9.08
P/E Growth0.54

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.09 billion
Price / Sales0.24
Cash Flow$10.6663 per share
Price / Cash9.02
Book Value$43.38 per share
Price / Book2.22

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8.39
Net Income$245.21 million
Net Margins2.34%
Return on Equity20.61%
Return on Assets4.81%

Miscellaneous

Employees12,899
Outstanding Shares24,940,000
Market Cap$2,420.41

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 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 11th will be given a dividend of $0.29 per share on Friday, May 25th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 10th. This is a boost from Lithia Motors's previous quarterly dividend of $0.27. View Lithia Motors' Dividend History.

How were Lithia Motors' earnings last quarter?

Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE:LAD) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The company reported $2.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.30 by $0.23. The business had revenue of $2.66 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.73 billion. Lithia Motors had a net margin of 2.34% and a return on equity of 20.61%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 18.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.78 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 Thursday, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Lithia Motors.

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

Lithia Motors issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $10.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $10.58. The company issued revenue guidance of $12.0-$12.5 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $12.30 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LAD?

8 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Lithia Motors' stock. Their forecasts range from $125.00 to $131.00. On average, they anticipate Lithia Motors' share price to reach $127.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 32.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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 75)
  • Mr. Bryan B. DeBoer, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. John F. North III, Sr. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 40)
  • Mr. Scott A. Hillier, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 55)
  • Mr. Christopher S. Holzshu, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 45)

Has Lithia Motors been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LAD stock has been trending positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lithia Motors earned a daily sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 46.64 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are Lithia Motors' major shareholders?

Lithia Motors' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.06%), Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.02%) and Harbour Capital Advisors LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Lithia Motors stock include Bryan B Deboer, 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 Harbour Capital Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Lithia Motors company stock in the last year include Bryan B Deboer, George Chun-Wai Liang, John F North, Kenneth E Roberts, Sidney B Deboer, Susan O Cain and Thomas R Becker. 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 Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB. 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 $96.21.

How big of a company is Lithia Motors?

Lithia Motors has a market capitalization of $2.42 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.

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:  213 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  201 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  414
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 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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