NYSE:SAH - Sonic Automotive Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$15.47 -0.39 (-2.46 %)
(As of 01/23/2019 04:24 AM ET)
Previous Close$15.86
Today's Range$15.22 - $15.78
52-Week Range$12.78 - $23.60
Volume121,000 shs
Average Volume155,564 shs
Market Capitalization$661.34 million
P/E Ratio8.36
Dividend Yield1.52%
Beta1.5
Sonic Automotive, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. It operates in two segments, Franchised Dealerships and Pre-Owned Stores. 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 Pre-Owned Stores segment operates stand-alone pre-owned specialty retail locations, which enable customers to search, buy, service, finance, and sell pre-owned vehicles. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated 114 new vehicle franchises in 13 states representing 25 brands of cars and light trucks; 18 collision repair centers; and 9 pre-owned vehicle stores. Sonic Automotive, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP83545G10
Phone704-566-2400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.87 billion
Cash Flow$3.9364 per share
Book Value$18.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$92.98 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,750
Market Cap$661.34 million
OptionableOptionable

Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sonic Automotive's stock symbol?

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

How often does Sonic Automotive pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 25th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 13th. View Sonic Automotive's Dividend History.

How were Sonic Automotive's earnings last quarter?

Sonic Automotive Inc (NYSE:SAH) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The company reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.01. The firm earned $2.47 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.59 billion. Sonic Automotive had a return on equity of 10.27% and a net margin of 0.91%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.40 EPS. View Sonic Automotive's Earnings History.

When is Sonic Automotive's next earnings date?

Sonic Automotive is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sonic Automotive.

What price target have analysts set for SAH?

2 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Sonic Automotive's shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate Sonic Automotive's share price to reach $18.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sonic Automotive.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sonic Automotive?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sonic Automotive in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Sonic Automotive.

Has Sonic Automotive been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SAH stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Sonic Automotive earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Sonic Automotive's key competitors?

Who are Sonic Automotive's key executives?

Sonic Automotive's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. O. Bruton Smith, Co-Founder & Exec. Chairman (Age 91)
  • Mr. David Bruton Smith, CEO & Director (Age 43)
  • Mr. Frank J. Dyke, Pres (Age 51)
  • Mr. B. Scott Smith, Co-Founder (Age 50)
  • Mr. Heath R. Byrd, EVP, Chief Accounting Officer & CFO (Age 52)

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sonic Automotive's stock price today?

One share of SAH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.47.

How big of a company is Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive has a market capitalization of $661.34 million and generates $9.87 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $92.98 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.85 on an earnings per share basis. Sonic Automotive employs 9,750 workers across the globe.

What is Sonic Automotive's official website?

The official website for Sonic Automotive is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sonic Automotive (NYSE SAH)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  154 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  271 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  425
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This page was last updated on 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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