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

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$86.33 +1.13 (+1.33 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$86.33
Today's Range$84.64 - $86.38
52-Week Range$78.85 - $127.99
Volume136,598 shs
Average Volume299,143 shs
Market Capitalization$2.08 billion
P/E Ratio10.29
Dividend Yield1.37%
Beta1.56
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 Ratio1.12
Current Ratio1.20
Quick Ratio0.23

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio10.29
Forward P/E Ratio9.09
P/E Growth0.55

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.09 billion
Price / Sales0.21
Cash Flow$10.8048 per share
Price / Cash7.99
Book Value$43.38 per share
Price / Book1.99

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8.39
Net Income$245.21 million
Net Margins2.28%
Return on Equity20.30%
Return on Assets4.63%

Miscellaneous

Employees12,899
Outstanding Shares24,210,000
Market Cap$2.08 billion

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, July 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.29 per share on Wednesday, August 29th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 14th. View Lithia Motors' Dividend History.

How were Lithia Motors' earnings last quarter?

Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE:LAD) released its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The company reported $2.52 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.94 by $0.42. The business earned $3.10 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.06 billion. Lithia Motors had a return on equity of 20.30% and a net margin of 2.28%. Lithia Motors's revenue was up 25.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $2.28 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, October, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Lithia Motors.

What price target have analysts set for LAD?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Lithia Motors' shares. Their predictions range from $94.00 to $130.00. On average, they anticipate Lithia Motors' stock price to reach $114.1667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 32.2% 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 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Lithia Motors.

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 (Age 45)

Has Lithia Motors been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about LAD stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lithia Motors earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 47.63 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Lithia Motors.

Who are Lithia Motors' major shareholders?

Lithia Motors' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (16.64%), Abrams Capital Management L.P. (4.30%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.26%), Boston Partners (3.10%), Voya Investment Management LLC (2.51%) and PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (2.11%). 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 Victory Capital Management Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of America Corp DE, Fiera Capital Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Tyvor Capital LLC and Voya Investment Management 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 major investors are buying Lithia Motors stock?

LAD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Abrams Capital Management L.P., BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 $86.33.

How big of a company is Lithia Motors?

Lithia Motors has a market capitalization of $2.08 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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  222 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  219 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  441
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 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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