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$338.03
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Today's Range
$326.27
Now: $338.03
$340.67
50-Day Range
$269.56
MA: $296.95
$330.53
52-Week Range
$55.74
Now: $338.03
$340.67
Volume342,536 shs
Average Volume268,902 shs
Market Capitalization$8.97 billion
P/E Ratio22.39
Dividend Yield0.38%
Beta1.88

Competitors

Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD) Vs. ORLY, AZO, KMX, AAP, AN, and PAG

Should you be buying LAD stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "automotive retail" are considered alternatives and competitors to Lithia Motors, including O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY), AutoZone (AZO), CarMax (KMX), Advance Auto Parts (AAP), AutoNation (AN), and Penske Automotive Group (PAG).

O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) and Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

82.0% of O'Reilly Automotive shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.4% of Lithia Motors shares are held by institutional investors. 2.4% of O'Reilly Automotive shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.0% of Lithia Motors shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares O'Reilly Automotive and Lithia Motors' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
O'Reilly Automotive14.96%373.35%14.63%
Lithia Motors2.82%23.52%6.02%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares O'Reilly Automotive and Lithia Motors' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
O'Reilly Automotive$10.15 billion3.26$1.39 billion$17.8825.58
Lithia Motors$12.67 billion0.71$271.50 million$11.7628.74

O'Reilly Automotive has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Lithia Motors. O'Reilly Automotive is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Lithia Motors, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for O'Reilly Automotive and Lithia Motors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
O'Reilly Automotive081312.68
Lithia Motors05602.55

O'Reilly Automotive presently has a consensus price target of $480.10, indicating a potential upside of 4.98%. Lithia Motors has a consensus price target of $296.00, indicating a potential downside of 12.43%. Given O'Reilly Automotive's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe O'Reilly Automotive is more favorable than Lithia Motors.

Risk & Volatility

O'Reilly Automotive has a beta of 0.98, suggesting that its stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lithia Motors has a beta of 1.88, suggesting that its stock price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

O'Reilly Automotive beats Lithia Motors on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD) and AutoZone (NYSE:AZO) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.

Volatility and Risk

Lithia Motors has a beta of 1.88, indicating that its stock price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AutoZone has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Lithia Motors and AutoZone's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lithia Motors$12.67 billion0.71$271.50 million$11.7628.74
AutoZone$12.63 billion2.21$1.73 billion$71.9317.06

AutoZone has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Lithia Motors. AutoZone is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Lithia Motors, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Lithia Motors and AutoZone's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Lithia Motors2.82%23.52%6.02%
AutoZone14.05%-139.08%13.33%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

83.4% of Lithia Motors shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.6% of AutoZone shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.0% of Lithia Motors shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.8% of AutoZone shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Lithia Motors and AutoZone, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Lithia Motors05602.55
AutoZone031622.95

Lithia Motors presently has a consensus target price of $296.00, indicating a potential downside of 12.43%. AutoZone has a consensus target price of $1,329.75, indicating a potential upside of 8.36%. Given AutoZone's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe AutoZone is more favorable than Lithia Motors.

Summary

AutoZone beats Lithia Motors on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD) and CarMax (NYSE:KMX) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.

Volatility and Risk

Lithia Motors has a beta of 1.88, indicating that its stock price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CarMax has a beta of 1.76, indicating that its stock price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Lithia Motors and CarMax's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lithia Motors$12.67 billion0.71$271.50 million$11.7628.74
CarMax$20.32 billion0.95$888.43 million$5.3322.26

CarMax has higher revenue and earnings than Lithia Motors. CarMax is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Lithia Motors, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Lithia Motors and CarMax's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Lithia Motors2.82%23.52%6.02%
CarMax4.01%20.30%3.77%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

83.4% of Lithia Motors shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.6% of CarMax shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.0% of Lithia Motors shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.1% of CarMax shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Lithia Motors and CarMax, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Lithia Motors05602.55
CarMax211312.76

Lithia Motors presently has a consensus target price of $296.00, indicating a potential downside of 12.43%. CarMax has a consensus target price of $108.6250, indicating a potential downside of 8.44%. Given CarMax's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe CarMax is more favorable than Lithia Motors.

Summary

CarMax beats Lithia Motors on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD) and Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

Lithia Motors has a beta of 1.88, suggesting that its stock price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Advance Auto Parts has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Lithia Motors and Advance Auto Parts' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lithia Motors$12.67 billion0.71$271.50 million$11.7628.74
Advance Auto Parts$9.71 billion1.14$486.90 million$8.1920.00

Advance Auto Parts has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Lithia Motors. Advance Auto Parts is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Lithia Motors, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Lithia Motors and Advance Auto Parts' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Lithia Motors2.82%23.52%6.02%
Advance Auto Parts4.84%15.75%4.86%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

83.4% of Lithia Motors shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.9% of Advance Auto Parts shares are held by institutional investors. 4.0% of Lithia Motors shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.1% of Advance Auto Parts shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Lithia Motors and Advance Auto Parts, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Lithia Motors05602.55
Advance Auto Parts471202.35

Lithia Motors presently has a consensus target price of $296.00, indicating a potential downside of 12.43%. Advance Auto Parts has a consensus target price of $151.9091, indicating a potential downside of 7.24%. Given Advance Auto Parts' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Advance Auto Parts is more favorable than Lithia Motors.

Dividends

Lithia Motors pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Advance Auto Parts pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Lithia Motors pays out 10.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Advance Auto Parts pays out 12.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Lithia Motors has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years and Advance Auto Parts has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Advance Auto Parts beats Lithia Motors on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD) and AutoNation (NYSE:AN) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.

Volatility and Risk

Lithia Motors has a beta of 1.88, indicating that its stock price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AutoNation has a beta of 1.57, indicating that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Lithia Motors and AutoNation's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lithia Motors$12.67 billion0.71$271.50 million$11.7628.74
AutoNation$21.34 billion0.32$450 million$4.5516.85

AutoNation has higher revenue and earnings than Lithia Motors. AutoNation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Lithia Motors, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Lithia Motors and AutoNation's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Lithia Motors2.82%23.52%6.02%
AutoNation1.92%17.17%5.35%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Lithia Motors and AutoNation, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Lithia Motors05602.55
AutoNation15302.22

Lithia Motors presently has a consensus target price of $296.00, indicating a potential downside of 12.43%. AutoNation has a consensus target price of $62.1250, indicating a potential downside of 18.99%. Given Lithia Motors' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Lithia Motors is more favorable than AutoNation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

83.4% of Lithia Motors shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.4% of AutoNation shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.0% of Lithia Motors shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.1% of AutoNation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Lithia Motors beats AutoNation on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD) and Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

83.4% of Lithia Motors shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.1% of Penske Automotive Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.0% of Lithia Motors shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 44.1% of Penske Automotive Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Lithia Motors has a beta of 1.88, indicating that its share price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Penske Automotive Group has a beta of 1.61, indicating that its share price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Lithia Motors and Penske Automotive Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Lithia Motors2.82%23.52%6.02%
Penske Automotive Group2.17%15.09%3.20%

Dividends

Lithia Motors pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Penske Automotive Group pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Lithia Motors pays out 10.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Penske Automotive Group pays out 31.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Lithia Motors has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Lithia Motors and Penske Automotive Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lithia Motors$12.67 billion0.71$271.50 million$11.7628.74
Penske Automotive Group$23.18 billion0.23$435.80 million$5.2812.37

Penske Automotive Group has higher revenue and earnings than Lithia Motors. Penske Automotive Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Lithia Motors, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Lithia Motors and Penske Automotive Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Lithia Motors05602.55
Penske Automotive Group03602.67

Lithia Motors currently has a consensus target price of $296.00, indicating a potential downside of 12.43%. Penske Automotive Group has a consensus target price of $60.90, indicating a potential downside of 6.77%. Given Penske Automotive Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Penske Automotive Group is more favorable than Lithia Motors.

Summary

Lithia Motors beats Penske Automotive Group on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


Lithia Motors Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
O'Reilly Automotive logo
ORLY
O'Reilly Automotive
1.4$457.31+3.0%$33.13 billion$10.15 billion20.42
AutoZone logo
AZO
AutoZone
1.6$1,227.16+1.6%$27.93 billion$12.63 billion16.08Insider Selling
CarMax logo
KMX
CarMax
1.8$118.64+1.4%$19.28 billion$20.32 billion26.13Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Advance Auto Parts logo
AAP
Advance Auto Parts
1.9$163.76+1.8%$11.11 billion$9.71 billion23.80
AutoNation logo
AN
AutoNation
1.0$76.69+0.7%$6.74 billion$21.34 billion17.47
Penske Automotive Group logo
PAG
Penske Automotive Group
2.0$65.32+1.2%$5.25 billion$23.18 billion11.83
Asbury Automotive Group logo
ABG
Asbury Automotive Group
1.4$162.45+3.0%$3.13 billion$7.21 billion15.04
Group 1 Automotive logo
GPI
Group 1 Automotive
1.3$156.32+1.8%$2.86 billion$12.04 billion12.37
Sonic Automotive logo
SAH
Sonic Automotive
1.4$46.92+2.5%$1.97 billion$10.45 billion-29.51
Monro logo
MNRO
Monro
1.3$56.97+2.2%$1.90 billion$1.26 billion62.61Upcoming Earnings
Prospect Capital logo
PBY
Prospect Capital
0.5$25.72+0.7%$1.39 billionN/A0.00News Coverage
America's Car-Mart logo
CRMT
America's Car-Mart
1.7$125.74+0.5%$833.03 million$744.61 million13.88
This page was last updated on 1/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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