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NYSE:SAHSonic Automotive Stock Price, Forecast & News

$35.03
-0.42 (-1.18 %)
(As of 07/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$34.88
Now: $35.03
$36.85
50-Day Range
$24.14
MA: $29.74
$34.70
52-Week Range
$9.00
Now: $35.03
$36.85
Volume499,420 shs
Average Volume480,008 shs
Market Capitalization$1.50 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.13%
Beta2.73
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: 1.1Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.38 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.45 billion
Cash Flow$4.77 per share
Book Value$21.89 per share

Profitability

Net Income$144.14 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,300
Market Cap$1.50 billion
Next Earnings Date7/30/2020 (Confirmed)
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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SAH shares have increased by 63.2% and is now trading at $35.03. 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 30th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Sonic Automotive.

How can I listen to Sonic Automotive's earnings call?

Sonic Automotive will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, July 30th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.18. The company had revenue of $2.31 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.27 billion. Sonic Automotive had a positive return on equity of 13.54% and a negative net margin of 0.94%. Sonic Automotive's quarterly revenue was down 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company 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. Stockholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 12th. View Sonic Automotive's dividend history.

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

Sonic Automotive updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 16th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.23-0.33 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of ($0.48).

What price target have analysts set for SAH?

6 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Sonic Automotive's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Sonic Automotive's share price to reach $33.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.9%. View analysts' price targets for Sonic Automotive.

Has Sonic Automotive been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about SAH stock have been trending very negative on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sonic Automotive earned a news sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news about Sonic 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Alpha Windward LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own Sonic Automotive stock include Heath Byrd, Jeff Dyke, Marcus G Smith and Victor H Doolan. View institutional ownership trends for Sonic Automotive.

Which institutional investors are buying Sonic Automotive stock?

SAH stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alpha Windward LLC. 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 $35.03.

How big of a company is Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive has a market capitalization of $1.50 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 7/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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