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

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$17.94 +0.36 (+2.05 %)
(As of 10/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$17.58
Today's Range$17.53 - $17.99
52-Week Range$17.16 - $23.60
Volume90,700 shs
Average Volume216,309 shs
Market Capitalization$750.86 million
P/E Ratio9.70
Dividend Yield1.38%
Beta1.62
Sonic 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 Ratio1.19
Current Ratio1.03
Quick Ratio0.21

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio9.70
Forward P/E Ratio9.30
P/E Growth3.96

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.87 billion
Price / Sales0.08
Cash Flow$4.1147 per share
Price / Cash4.36
Book Value$18.21 per share
Price / Book0.99

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.85
Net Income$92.98 million
Net Margins0.95%
Return on Equity10.42%
Return on Assets2.14%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,750
Outstanding Shares42,710,000
Market Cap$750.86 million

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, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 14th will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 13th. View Sonic Automotive's Dividend History.

How were Sonic Automotive's earnings last quarter?

Sonic Automotive Inc (NYSE:SAH) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.01. The business earned $2.51 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.47 billion. Sonic Automotive had a return on equity of 10.42% and a net margin of 0.95%. The firm's revenue was up 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.40 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 25th 2018. 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 25th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8774503867.

What guidance has Sonic Automotive issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sonic Automotive updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.90-2.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.93.

What price target have analysts set for SAH?

3 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Sonic Automotive's shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Sonic Automotive's stock price to reach $19.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sonic Automotive.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sonic Automotive?

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

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 $17.94.

How big of a company is Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive has a market capitalization of $750.86 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.

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:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  142 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  255 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  397
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 10/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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