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

$26.54
-0.43 (-1.59 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 10:29 AM ET)
Today's Range
$26.45
Now: $26.54
$26.70
50-Day Range
$22.85
MA: $25.74
$28.16
52-Week Range
$12.78
Now: $26.54
$28.96
Volume887 shs
Average Volume335,395 shs
Market Capitalization$1.14 billion
P/E Ratio15.12
Dividend Yield1.49%
Beta1.85
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. Read More…

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$9.95 billion
Cash Flow$4.0030 per share
Book Value$20.31 per share

Profitability

Net Income$51.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,700
Market Cap$1.14 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Thursday, July 25th. Investors of record on Friday, September 13th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Tuesday, October 15th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 12th. View Sonic Automotive's Dividend History.

How were Sonic Automotive's earnings last quarter?

Sonic Automotive Inc (NYSE:SAH) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 25th. The company reported $0.62 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.15. The business earned $2.61 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.52 billion. Sonic Automotive had a return on equity of 11.27% and a net margin of 1.05%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.35 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 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sonic Automotive.

What price target have analysts set for SAH?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Sonic Automotive's shares. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Sonic Automotive's share price to reach $22.60 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Sonic Automotive.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sonic Automotive?

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

Has Sonic Automotive been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about SAH stock have trended positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Sonic Automotive earned a news impact score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Sonic Automotive.

Are investors shorting Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive saw a decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,648,200 shares, a decline of 7.0% from the June 30th total of 3,923,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 281,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 13.0 days. Approximately 16.6% of the company's stock are sold short. View Sonic Automotive's Current Options Chain.

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), Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), Intel (INTC), iPass (IPAS), Ford Motor (F), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Costco Wholesale (COST), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AbbVie (ABBV) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

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 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.

Who are Sonic Automotive's major shareholders?

Sonic Automotive's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.78%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.49%), LSV Asset Management (4.45%), Northern Trust Corp (2.84%), Towle & Co. (2.44%) and Prudential Financial Inc. (1.71%). Company insiders that own Sonic Automotive stock include Heath Byrd, Jeff Dyke and O Bruton 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 BlackRock Inc., Towle & Co., Bank of America Corp DE, Royal Bank of Canada, Wells Fargo & Company MN, LSV Asset Management, KBC Group NV and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Invesco Ltd., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Marshall Wace North America L.P., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Morgan Stanley and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC. 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 $26.48.

How big of a company is Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive has a market capitalization of $1.14 billion and generates $9.95 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $51.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.77 on an earnings per share basis. Sonic Automotive employs 9,700 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Sonic Automotive.

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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  182 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  305 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  487
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 8/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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