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NYSE:SAHSonic Automotive Stock Price, Forecast & News

+1.71 (+4.49 %)
(As of 08/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $39.83
50-Day Range
MA: $35.07
52-Week Range
Now: $39.83
Volume428,688 shs
Average Volume481,153 shs
Market Capitalization$1.71 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.05%
Sonic Automotive, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. It operates in two segments, Franchised Dealerships and EchoPark. The Franchised Dealerships segment is involved in the sale of new and used cars and light trucks, and replacement parts; provision of vehicle maintenance, manufacturer warranty repair, and paint and collision repair services; and arrangement of extended warranties, service contracts, financing, insurance, and other aftermarket products. The EchoPark segment sells used cars and light trucks; and arranges finance and insurance product sales in pre-owned vehicle specialty retail locations. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated 108 new vehicle franchises representing 25 brands of cars and light trucks 18 collision repair centers in 13 states; and 8 EchoPark stores. Sonic Automotive, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.38 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.45 billion
Cash Flow$5.04 per share
Book Value$21.89 per share


Net Income$144.14 million


Market Cap$1.71 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
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Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Sonic Automotive's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Sonic Automotive's stock was trading at $21.46 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SAH shares have increased by 85.6% and is now trading at $39.83.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Sonic Automotive?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sonic Automotive in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Sonic Automotive's next earnings date?

Sonic Automotive is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were Sonic Automotive's earnings last quarter?

Sonic Automotive Inc (NYSE:SAH) issued its earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.31 by $0.33. The firm earned $2.11 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.16 billion. Sonic Automotive had a positive return on equity of 13.74% and a negative net margin of 0.94%. Sonic Automotive's quarterly revenue was down 19.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.62 EPS.
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How often does Sonic Automotive pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 30th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, October 15th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 14th.
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What guidance has Sonic Automotive issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sonic Automotive issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 16th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.23-0.33 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.48).

What price target have analysts set for SAH?

5 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Sonic Automotive's shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Sonic Automotive's stock price to reach $36.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.6%.
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Has Sonic Automotive been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about SAH stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Sonic Automotive earned a news impact score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
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Who are some of Sonic Automotive's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Sonic Automotive own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Sonic Automotive investors own include Carnival (CCL), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Costco Wholesale (COST), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), Restoration Hardware (RH) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Sonic Automotive's key executives?

Sonic Automotive's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. O. Bruton Smith, Co-Founder & Exec. Chairman (Age 92)
  • Mr. David Bruton Smith, CEO & Director (Age 44)
  • Mr. Frank J. Dyke, Pres (Age 52)
  • Mr. Heath R. Byrd, EVP, Chief Accounting Officer & CFO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Stephen K. Coss, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.

What is Sonic Automotive's stock symbol?

Sonic Automotive trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SAH."

Who are Sonic Automotive's major shareholders?

Sonic Automotive's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Trust Advisors LP (0.22%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.16%), UBS Group AG (0.11%), SG Americas Securities LLC (0.10%), Investors Research Corp (0.09%) and Comerica Bank (0.06%). Company insiders that own Sonic Automotive stock include Heath Byrd, Jeff Dyke, Marcus G Smith and Victor H Doolan.
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Which institutional investors are selling Sonic Automotive stock?

SAH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Investors Research Corp, Hancock Whitney Corp, New York State Teachers Retirement System, and Versant Capital Management Inc. Company insiders that have sold Sonic Automotive company stock in the last year include Heath Byrd, Jeff Dyke, and Victor H Doolan.
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Which institutional investors are buying Sonic Automotive stock?

SAH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, UBS Group AG, Alpha Windward LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC, and Comerica Bank.
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How do I buy shares of Sonic Automotive?

Shares of SAH 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Sonic Automotive's stock price today?

One share of SAH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.83.

How big of a company is Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive has a market capitalization of $1.71 billion and generates $10.45 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $144.14 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.65 on an earnings per share basis. Sonic Automotive employs 9,300 workers across the globe.

What is Sonic Automotive's official website?

The official website for Sonic Automotive is www.sonicautomotive.com.

How can I contact Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive's mailing address is 4401 COLWICK ROAD, CHARLOTTE NC, 28211. The company can be reached via phone at 704-566-2400 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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