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NYSE:SAHSonic Automotive Stock Price, Forecast & News

$24.32
+0.09 (+0.37 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$23.47
Now: $24.32
$24.48
50-Day Range
$11.09
MA: $18.85
$24.32
52-Week Range
$9.00
Now: $24.32
$35.41
Volume262,200 shs
Average Volume476,175 shs
Market Capitalization$1.04 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.64%
Beta2.65
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. The EchoPark segment sells used cars and light trucks; and arranges finance and insurance product sales in pre-owned vehicle specialty retail locations. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated 108 new vehicle franchises representing 25 brands of cars and light trucks 18 collision repair centers in 13 states; and 8 EchoPark stores. Sonic Automotive, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.66 out of 5 stars


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$10.45 billion
Cash Flow$4.83 per share
Book Value$21.89 per share

Profitability

Net Income$144.14 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,300
Market Cap$1.04 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Sonic Automotive's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Sonic Automotive's stock was trading at $21.46 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SAH stock has increased by 13.3% and is now trading at $24.32. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Sonic Automotive?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sonic Automotive in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Sonic Automotive.

When is Sonic Automotive's next earnings date?

Sonic Automotive is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Sonic Automotive.

How were Sonic Automotive's earnings last quarter?

Sonic Automotive Inc (NYSE:SAH) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 29th. The company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.18. The firm had revenue of $2.31 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.27 billion. Sonic Automotive had a negative net margin of 0.94% and a positive return on equity of 13.54%. The business's revenue was down 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.39 earnings per share. View Sonic Automotive's earnings history.

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

Sonic Automotive declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 30th. Investors of record on Monday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, July 15th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.64%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 12th. View Sonic Automotive's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for SAH?

6 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Sonic Automotive's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Sonic Automotive's stock price to reach $27.42 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Sonic Automotive.

Has Sonic Automotive been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about SAH stock have been trending negative on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sonic Automotive earned a coverage optimism score of -2.7 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 effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutSonic Automotive.

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), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Costco Wholesale (COST), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), Restoration Hardware (RH) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Sonic Automotive's key executives?

Sonic Automotive's management team includes the following 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.

What is Sonic Automotive's stock symbol?

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

Who are Sonic Automotive's major shareholders?

Sonic Automotive's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.58%), State Street Corp (2.17%), Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC (1.31%), Philadelphia Financial Management of San Francisco LLC (1.10%), Towle & Co. (1.09%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.96%). Company insiders that own Sonic Automotive stock include Heath Byrd, Jeff Dyke and Marcus G 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 Invesco Ltd., BlackRock Inc., State Street Corp, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, AQR Capital Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Driehaus Capital Management LLC, and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC. Company insiders that have sold Sonic Automotive company stock in the last year include Heath Byrd, and Jeff Dyke. View insider buying and selling activity for Sonic Automotive.

Which major investors are buying Sonic Automotive stock?

SAH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Philadelphia Financial Management of San Francisco LLC, Towle & Co., Morgan Stanley, Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA, Ziegler Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Russell Investments Group Ltd., and Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $24.32.

How big of a company is Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive has a market capitalization of $1.04 billion and generates $10.45 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $144.14 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.65 on an earnings per share basis. Sonic Automotive employs 9,300 workers across the globe.

What is Sonic Automotive's official website?

The official website for Sonic Automotive is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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