AutoCanada Company Profile (TSE:ACQ)

About AutoCanada (TSE:ACQ)

AutoCanada logoAutoCanada Inc. (AutoCanada) is a Canada-based multi-location automobile dealership company. The Company offers a diversified range of automotive products and services, including new vehicles, used vehicles, vehicle leasing, vehicle parts, vehicle maintenance and collision repair services, extended service contracts, vehicle protection products and other after-market products. The Company also arranges financing and insurance for vehicle purchases by its customers through third-party finance and insurance sources. The Company's business, held through its subsidiaries, is the operation of franchised automobile dealerships in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. The Company operates approximately 50 dealerships, including over 60 franchises. It also offers a range of parts, service and collision repair services, extended warranties, and replacement and aftermarket automotive products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:ACQ
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: C$613.81 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 27,378,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$19.21
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$21.27
  • 52 Week Range: C$17.46 - C$27.90
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 63.85
  • P/E Growth: 0.58
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$2.92 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.21
  • Book Value: C$16.94 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.32
  • Dividend Yield: 1.9%
  • EBIDTA: C$126.36 million
  • Net Margins: 0.90%
  • Return on Equity: 3.35%
  • Return on Assets: 1.40%
  • Average Volume: 91,121 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 18.72
Frequently Asked Questions for AutoCanada (TSE:ACQ)

What is AutoCanada's stock symbol?

AutoCanada trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "ACQ."

How often does AutoCanada pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AutoCanada?

AutoCanada declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of 0.10 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 29th. View AutoCanada's Dividend History.

When will AutoCanada make its next earnings announcement?

AutoCanada is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for AutoCanada.

Where is AutoCanada's stock going? Where will AutoCanada's stock price be in 2017?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for AutoCanada's stock. Their predictions range from C$19.00 to C$25.00. On average, they anticipate AutoCanada's share price to reach C$22.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for AutoCanada.

Who are some of AutoCanada's key competitors?

Who are AutoCanada's key executives?

AutoCanada's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Steven J. Landry, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Christopher T. J. Burrows CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President
  • Mark Warsaba, Chief Operations Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Erin D. Oor, Vice President - Corporate Development and Administration
  • Patrick J. Priestner, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Gordon R. Barefoot, Lead Independent Director
  • Dennis S. DesRosiers, Independent Director
  • Barry L. James, Independent Director
  • Maryann Natalie Keller, Independent Director

How do I buy AutoCanada stock?

Shares of AutoCanada and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is AutoCanada's stock price today?

One share of AutoCanada stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$22.42.

MarketBeat Community Rating for AutoCanada (TSE ACQ)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  180 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  192 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  372
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AutoCanada and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for AutoCanada (TSE:ACQ) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: C$22.00

Analysts' Ratings History for AutoCanada (TSE:ACQ)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/14/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$22.00 -> C$23.00View Rating Details
8/14/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$22.00 -> C$25.00View Rating Details
8/14/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetC$20.50 -> C$21.00View Rating Details
5/15/2017CIBCLower Price TargetUnderperformC$20.00 -> C$19.00View Rating Details
3/20/2017AltaCorp CapitalReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
6/28/2016GMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
3/21/2016National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetC$30.00 -> C$27.00View Rating Details
9/29/2015CormarkDowngradeBuy -> Market PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/16/2015 forward)


Earnings History for AutoCanada (TSE:ACQ)
Earnings by Quarter for AutoCanada (TSE:ACQ)
Earnings History by Quarter for AutoCanada (TSE ACQ)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/7/2014$0.62$0.59$467.77 million$465.33 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014$0.40$0.38$345.25 million$364.26 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/25/2014Q4 13$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for AutoCanada (TSE:ACQ)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.77
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.97
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.18$0.25$0.22
Q2 20172$0.57$0.61$0.59
Q3 20172$0.48$0.57$0.53
Q4 20172$0.38$0.50$0.44
Q1 20181$0.29$0.29$0.29
Q2 20181$0.61$0.61$0.61
Q3 20181$0.57$0.57$0.57
Q4 20181$0.50$0.50$0.50
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History by Quarter for AutoCanada (TSE ACQ)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for AutoCanada (TSE:ACQ)
Insider Trades by Quarter for AutoCanada (TSE:ACQ)
Insider Trades by Quarter for AutoCanada (TSE:ACQ)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/30/2017Arlene DickinsonDirectorBuy5,000C$18.58C$92,900.00
3/22/2017Barry Lee JamesDirectorBuy1,895C$21.10C$39,984.50
12/31/2015Barry Lee JamesDirectorBuy410C$23.87C$9,786.70
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for AutoCanada (TSE:ACQ)
Latest Headlines for AutoCanada (TSE:ACQ)
DateHeadline logoAutoCanada Inc. (TSE:ACQ) to Issue $0.10 Quarterly Dividend - August 15 at 9:32 AM logoResearch Analysts Set Expectations for AutoCanada Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (ACQ) - August 15 at 8:20 AM logoWhy AutoCanada Inc. Soared 10.4% on Friday - August 15 at 1:49 AM logoAutoCanada Inc. (TSE:ACQ) Price Target Raised to C$23.00 at Scotiabank - August 14 at 9:52 PM logoAutoCanada Inc. (ACQ) PT Raised to C$25.00 - August 14 at 9:52 PM logoAutoCanada Inc. (TSE:ACQ) Price Target Increased to C$21.00 by Analysts at Canaccord Genuity - August 14 at 9:52 PM logoResearch Initiated on Consumer Cyclical Stocks, New Flyer Industries, Pacific Insight Electronics, BRP Inc, and AutoCanada - August 14 at 3:42 PM logoEdited Transcript of ACQ.TO earnings conference call or presentation 11-Aug-17 3:00pm GMT - August 12 at 1:55 AM logoAutoCanada Inc. reports second quarter 2017 results - August 10 at 9:54 PM logoAutoCanada, Inc. :ACQ-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : August 4, 2017 - August 8 at 8:28 PM logoAutoCanada, Inc. :ACQ-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : August 4, 2017 - August 4 at 8:33 PM logoAutoCanada Inc. (ACQ) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday - August 3 at 7:10 AM logoAutoCanada, Inc. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:ACQ) : August 1, 2017 - August 1 at 8:49 PM logoVehicle Sales Are up This Year: Should You Buy AutoCanada Inc.? - The Motley Fool Canada - July 26 at 3:25 PM logoAutoCanada, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ACQ-CA : July 19, 2017 - July 19 at 3:46 PM logoAutoCanada Inc. Announces Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast for Q2, 2017 Financial Results - July 18 at 8:46 PM logoContrarian Investors: Be Careful With AutoCanada Inc. - July 4 at 4:29 PM logoReviewing My Top Stock for June: AutoCanada Inc. - July 3 at 8:54 PM logoHere’s Why I’m Staying Away From AutoCanada Inc. - June 8 at 8:23 PM logoAutoCanada Inc. Announces Approval of Normal Course Issuer Bid - June 6 at 10:17 AM logoWhy AutoCanada Inc. May Be a Clunker - June 2 at 8:57 PM logoAutoCanada, Inc. : ACQ-CA: Dividend Analysis : May 31st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 31, 2017 - May 31 at 3:17 PM logoAutoCanada Inc. (ACQ) Director Arlene Dickinson Purchases 5,000 Shares - May 31 at 1:15 PM logoAutoCanada Enters Oversold Territory (ACQ) - May 26 at 8:29 PM logoWhy it May Be Time to Buy AutoCanada Inc. - The Motley Fool Canada - May 23 at 3:20 PM logoAutoCanada Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.10 (ACQ) - May 21 at 11:26 AM logoEquities Analysts Offer Predictions for AutoCanada Inc.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (ACQ) - May 10 at 7:56 AM logoAutoCanada Inc. Announces Voting Results - May 9 at 8:20 PM logoAutoCanada Inc.: An Example of How Unforgiving Rich Valuations Can Be - May 9 at 3:19 PM logoFY2017 Earnings Estimate for AutoCanada Inc. Issued By Cormark (ACQ) - May 9 at 8:06 AM logoAutoCanada Inc. to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.48 Per Share, Clarus Securities Forecasts (ACQ) - May 9 at 7:30 AM logoCIBC Cuts AutoCanada Inc. (ACQ) Price Target to C$19.00 - May 8 at 9:00 PM logoRoyal Bank of Canada Cuts AutoCanada Inc. (ACQ) Price Target to C$22.00 - May 8 at 6:00 PM logoEdited Transcript of ACQ.TO earnings conference call or presentation 5-May-17 2:00pm GMT - May 6 at 1:22 AM logoAutoCanada Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Quarterly Results - May 4 at 8:21 PM logoAutoCanada, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ACQ-CA : May 4, 2017 - May 4 at 3:19 PM logoAutoCanada Inc. (ACQ) Earns "Sector Perform" Rating from Scotiabank - April 29 at 11:00 AM logoResearch Reports Initiated on Consumer Cyclical Stocks Pacific Insight Electronics, AutoCanada, Exco Technologies, and Grande West Transportation Group - April 28 at 3:31 PM logoAutoCanada Inc. (ACQ) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - April 24 at 6:18 PM logoAutoCanada Inc.: An Interesting Way to Bet on an Alberta Recovery - April 20 at 3:18 PM logoAutoCanada, Inc. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:ACQ) : April 17, 2017 - April 17 at 3:17 PM logoQ2 2018 Earnings Forecast for AutoCanada Inc. Issued By Clarus Securities (ACQ) - April 14 at 2:21 PM logoScotiabank Reaffirms Sector Perform Rating for AutoCanada Inc. (ACQ) - April 13 at 5:03 PM logoAutoCanada Inc. Announces Expansion of Luxury Brand Portfolio with the Acquisition of Mercedes-Benz Rive-Sud - Yahoo Finance - April 13 at 3:33 PM logoAutoCanada, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ACQ-CA : April 13, 2017 - April 13 at 3:33 PM logoBrokers Offer Predictions for AutoCanada Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (ACQ) - April 13 at 10:34 AM
News IconBRIEF-Autocanada Inc expands luxury brand portfolio with the acquisition of Mercedes-Benz Rive-Sud - April 11 at 8:22 PM logoAutoCanada Inc. Announces Expansion of Luxury Brand Portfolio with the Acquisition of Mercedes-Benz Rive-Sud - April 11 at 8:22 PM logoAutoCanada Inc. Announces Q1 2017 Earnings Release Date and Provides First Quarter Conference Call and 2016 ... - Yahoo Finance - April 8 at 3:16 PM logoAutoCanada Inc. Announces Q1 2017 Earnings Release Date and Provides First Quarter Conference Call and 2016 AGM Webcast Details - April 7 at 6:01 AM



AutoCanada (ACQ) Chart for Wednesday, August, 16, 2017

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