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

$34.11
+0.78 (+2.34 %)
(As of 12/13/2019 01:20 AM ET)
Today's Range
$32.74
Now: $34.11
$34.16
50-Day Range
$31.00
MA: $32.92
$34.73
52-Week Range
$12.78
Now: $34.11
$35.41
Volume340,638 shs
Average Volume272,699 shs
Market Capitalization$1.47 billion
P/E Ratio19.27
Dividend Yield1.20%
Beta1.88
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. Read More…

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$9.95 billion
Cash Flow$4.26 per share
Book Value$19.25 per share

Profitability

Net Income$51.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,700
Market Cap$1.47 billion
Next Earnings Date2/19/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 13th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, January 15th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 12th. 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, 24th. The company reported $0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $2.70 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.60 billion. Sonic Automotive had a net margin of 1.16% and a return on equity of 12.20%. Sonic Automotive's revenue was up 9.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.43 earnings per share. 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 Wednesday, February 19th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Sonic Automotive.

What price target have analysts set for SAH?

4 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Sonic Automotive's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Sonic Automotive's share price to reach $30.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Sonic Automotive.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sonic Automotive?

4 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 1 buy 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?

Press coverage about SAH stock has trended extremely negative on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sonic Automotive earned a media sentiment score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media 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 next few days. View News Stories for Sonic Automotive.

Are investors shorting Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,560,000 shares, an increase of 6.9% from the October 31st total of 3,330,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 326,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 10.9 days. Approximately 16.1% of the company's shares are sold short. View Sonic Automotive's Current Options Chain.

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 Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Costco Wholesale (COST), Alibaba Group (BABA), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Broadcom (AVGO), Netflix (NFLX), AbbVie (ABBV), American Tower (AMT) and salesforce.com (CRM).

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 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.

Who are Sonic Automotive's major shareholders?

Sonic Automotive's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (2.23%), Millennium Management LLC (0.72%), Philadelphia Financial Management of San Francisco LLC (0.72%), Mackay Shields LLC (0.27%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.22%) and Stifel Financial Corp (0.18%). Company insiders that own Sonic Automotive stock include Heath Byrd, Jeff Dyke and O Bruton Smith. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sonic Automotive.

Which major investors are selling Sonic Automotive stock?

SAH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Philadelphia Financial Management of San Francisco LLC, Mutual Advisors LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Strs Ohio, Bailard Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Pillar Pacific Capital Management LLC and Investors Research Corp. Company insiders that have sold Sonic Automotive company stock in the last year include Heath Byrd and Jeff Dyke. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sonic Automotive.

Which major investors are buying Sonic Automotive stock?

SAH stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, State Street Corp, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, Alpha Windward LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sonic Automotive.

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 $34.11.

How big of a company is Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive has a market capitalization of $1.47 billion and generates $9.95 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $51.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.77 on an earnings per share basis. Sonic Automotive employs 9,700 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Sonic Automotive.

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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  199 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  325 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  524
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sonic Automotive and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SAH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SAH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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