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Sonic Automotive Stock Forecast, Price & News

$39.35
-1.15 (-2.84 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$39.19
Now: $39.35
$41.03
50-Day Range
$38.12
MA: $42.31
$45.48
52-Week Range
$9.00
Now: $39.35
$46.50
Volume639,689 shs
Average Volume457,712 shs
Market Capitalization$1.68 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.99%
Beta2.78
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: 1.3Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.41 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail
CUSIP83545G10
Phone704-566-2400

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.45 billion
Cash Flow$4.68 per share
Book Value$21.89 per share

Profitability

Net Income$144.14 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,300
Market Cap$1.68 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$39.35
-1.15 (-2.84 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Sonic Automotive's stock was trading at $21.46 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SAH stock has increased by 83.4% and is now trading at $39.35.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Sonic Automotive?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sonic Automotive in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Sonic Automotive's next earnings date?

Sonic Automotive is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were Sonic Automotive's earnings last quarter?

Sonic Automotive Inc (NYSE:SAH) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.33. The company earned $2.11 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.16 billion. Sonic Automotive had a negative net margin of 0.94% and a positive return on equity of 14.21%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 19.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.62 EPS.
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How often does Sonic Automotive pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, October 15th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 14th.
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What guidance has Sonic Automotive issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sonic Automotive issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, September, 15th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.08-1.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.08.

What price target have analysts set for SAH?

4 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Sonic Automotive's shares. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Sonic Automotive's stock price to reach $39.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.9%.
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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 Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Pfizer (PFE), Target (TGT), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Square (SQ), Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (TSM), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

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 investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (5.61%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (3.12%), LSV Asset Management (2.59%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.21%), Driehaus Capital Management LLC (1.67%) and Towle & Co. (1.38%). Company insiders that own Sonic Automotive stock include David Bruton Smith, Heath Byrd, Jeff Dyke, Marcus G Smith and Victor H Doolan.
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Which institutional investors are selling Sonic Automotive stock?

SAH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC. Company insiders that have sold Sonic Automotive company stock in the last year include David Bruton Smith, Heath Byrd, Jeff Dyke, and Victor H Doolan.
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Which institutional investors are buying Sonic Automotive stock?

SAH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Driehaus Capital Management LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Towle & Co., First Trust Advisors LP, Macquarie Group Ltd., and Heartland Advisors Inc..
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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 $39.35.

How big of a company is Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive has a market capitalization of $1.68 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 9/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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