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Sonic Automotive Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:SAH)

$29.14
-0.05 (-0.17 %)
(As of 10/20/2019 05:13 AM ET)
Today's Range
$28.17
Now: $29.14
$29.19
50-Day Range
$26.71
MA: $29.06
$32.38
52-Week Range
$12.78
Now: $29.14
$32.68
Volume194,370 shs
Average Volume289,474 shs
Market Capitalization$1.26 billion
P/E Ratio16.46
Dividend Yield1.37%
Beta1.89
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$4.04 per share
Book Value$19.25 per share

Profitability

Net Income$51.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,700
Market Cap$1.26 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Confirmed)
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, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 13th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Tuesday, October 15th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 12th. View Sonic Automotive's Dividend History.

How were Sonic Automotive's earnings last quarter?

Sonic Automotive Inc (NYSE:SAH) posted its earnings results on Thursday, July, 25th. The company reported $0.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.15. The company earned $2.61 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.52 billion. Sonic Automotive had a return on equity of 11.27% and a net margin of 1.05%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.35 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, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sonic Automotive.

How can I listen to Sonic Automotive's earnings call?

Sonic Automotive will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 24th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for SAH?

5 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Sonic Automotive's shares. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Sonic Automotive's stock price to reach $26.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Sonic Automotive.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sonic Automotive?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sonic Automotive in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 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?

Media stories about SAH stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Sonic Automotive earned a news impact score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Sonic Automotive.

Are investors shorting Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive saw a decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,260,000 shares, a decrease of 7.4% from the August 30th total of 3,520,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 302,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 10.8 days. Approximately 14.7% of the company's shares are short sold. 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 Carnival (CCL), Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), Broadcom (AVGO), Costco Wholesale (COST), Intel (INTC), iPass (IPAS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Ford Motor (F), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Denali Advisors LLC (0.18%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.08%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), Alpha Windward LLC (0.04%) and Bailard Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Sonic Automotive stock include Heath Byrd, Jeff Dyke and O Bruton Smith. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sonic Automotive.

Which institutional investors are selling Sonic Automotive stock?

SAH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bailard Inc.. 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 institutional investors are buying Sonic Automotive stock?

SAH stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 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 $29.14.

How big of a company is Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive has a market capitalization of $1.26 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:  190 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  316 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  506
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 10/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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