NYSE:SAH - Sonic Automotive Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$20.15 +0.05 (+0.25 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$20.10
Today's Range$19.80 - $20.20
52-Week Range$15.95 - $23.60
Volume86,600 shs
Average Volume238,619 shs
Market Capitalization$857.67 million
P/E Ratio10.85
Dividend Yield1.20%
Beta1.6
Sonic Automotive logoSonic 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
SymbolNYSE:SAH
CUSIP83545G10
Phone704-566-2400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.31
Current Ratio1.04
Quick Ratio0.22

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio10.85
Forward P/E Ratio8.92
P/E Growth1.62

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.87 billion
Price / Sales0.09
Cash Flow$4.0462 per share
Price / Cash4.98
Book Value$18.21 per share
Price / Book1.11

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.85
Net Income$92.98 million
Net Margins0.92%
Return on Equity11.09%
Return on Assets2.23%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,750
Outstanding Shares42,670,000
Market Cap$857.67

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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 Friday, April 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Friday, July 13th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 14th. View Sonic Automotive's Dividend History.

How were Sonic Automotive's earnings last quarter?

Sonic Automotive Inc (NYSE:SAH) issued its earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.26. The company had revenue of $2.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.35 billion. Sonic Automotive had a return on equity of 11.09% and a net margin of 0.92%. Sonic Automotive's revenue was up 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.23 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 Thursday, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Sonic Automotive.

What price target have analysts set for SAH?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Sonic Automotive's shares. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Sonic Automotive's stock price to reach $23.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 and 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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. B. Scott Smith, Co-Founder, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. David Bruton Smith, Exec. Vice Chairman & Chief Strategic Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Heath R. Byrd, EVP, Chief Accounting Officer & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Frank J. Dyke, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 51)

Has Sonic Automotive been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about SAH stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sonic Automotive earned a daily sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 43.35 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

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 $20.15.

How big of a company is Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive has a market capitalization of $857.67 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.

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:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  112 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  225 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  337
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 7/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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