NYSE:SAH - Sonic Automotive Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $18.15 -1.10 (-5.71 %) (As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$18.15Today's Range$18.15 - $19.1552-Week Range$15.95 - $23.60Volume350,001 shsAverage Volume247,379 shsMarket Capitalization$821.40 millionP/E Ratio9.81Dividend Yield1.25%Beta1.6 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive SAH News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SAH and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail SectorRetail/Wholesale SymbolNYSE:SAH CUSIP83545G10 Webwww.sonicautomotive.com Phone704-566-2400 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.31 Current Ratio1.04 Quick Ratio0.22 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.81 Forward P/E Ratio9.40 P/E Growth4.35 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$9.87 billion Price / Sales0.08 Cash Flow$3.8050 per share Price / Cash4.77 Book Value$18.21 per share Price / Book1.00 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 Shares42,670,000Market Cap$821.40 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. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Friday, July 13th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.32%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th. View Sonic Automotive's Dividend History. How were Sonic Automotive's earnings last quarter? Sonic Automotive Inc (NYSE:SAH) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.26. The business had revenue of $2.40 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.35 billion. Sonic Automotive had a return on equity of 11.09% and a net margin of 0.92%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $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 Friday, July, 27th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Sonic Automotive. What price target have analysts set for SAH? 4 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Sonic Automotive's shares. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Sonic Automotive's share price to reach $21.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Sonic Automotive. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sonic Automotive? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sonic Automotive in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." Who are some of Sonic Automotive's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Sonic Automotive include Murphy USA (MUSA), Lithia Motors (LAD), Camping World (CWH), Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class B (RUSHB), Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A (RUSHA), Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), Group 1 Automotive (GPI), Fincera (YUANF), America's Car-Mart (CRMT), TravelCenters of America (TA), Lazydays (LAZY), NowAuto Group (CAFI) and Lentuo International (LASLY). 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? News coverage about SAH stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sonic Automotive earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.86 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are Sonic Automotive's major shareholders? Sonic Automotive's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.09%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.05%). 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 Nisa Investment Advisors 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 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 Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. 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 $18.15. How big of a company is Sonic Automotive? Sonic Automotive has a market capitalization of $821.40 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 (NYSE SAH)Community Ranking: 1.7 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 116 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 230 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 346MarketBeat'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 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Do closed-end mutual funds pay dividends?