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

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$23.35 +0.35 (+1.52 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$23.00
Today's Range$23.15 - $23.60
52-Week Range$15.95 - $23.60
Volume417,200 shs
Average Volume240,928 shs
Market Capitalization$989.94 million
P/E Ratio12.65
Dividend Yield1.03%
Beta1.61
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

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 Ratio12.65
Forward P/E Ratio10.38
P/E Growth1.88

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.87 billion
Price / Sales0.10
Cash Flow$4.0609 per share
Price / Cash5.75
Book Value$18.21 per share
Price / Book1.28

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

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. Investors of record on Friday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Friday, July 13th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.03%. 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) released its earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.26. The business earned $2.40 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.35 billion. Sonic Automotive had a net margin of 0.92% and a return on equity of 11.09%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.23 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 Thursday, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Sonic Automotive.

What price target have analysts set for SAH?

4 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Sonic Automotive's stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Sonic Automotive's share price to reach $23.3333 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Sonic Automotive.

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?

Media headlines about SAH stock have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sonic Automotive earned a coverage optimism score of 0.01 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 44.42 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Sonic Automotive's major shareholders?

Sonic Automotive's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.72%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.26%), LSV Asset Management (5.62%), Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (4.99%), Northern Trust Corp (3.01%) and Towle & Co. (2.60%). Company insiders that own Sonic Automotive stock include Heath Byrd, Jeff Dyke, O Bruton Smith and R Eugene Taylor. 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 Towle & Co., Millennium Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., OppenheimerFunds Inc. and Barclays PLC. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Mutual Advisors LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., LSV Asset Management, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Northern Trust Corp. Company insiders that have bought Sonic Automotive stock in the last two years include O Bruton Smith and R Eugene Taylor. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sonic Automotive's stock price today?

One share of SAH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.35.

How big of a company is Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive has a market capitalization of $989.94 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 (SAH)

Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  103 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  221 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  324
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 6/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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