Lithia Motors, Inc. (LAD)
NYSE: LAD · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-1.91 (-0.72%)
Apr 12, 2024, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

Lithia Motors Statistics

Total Valuation

Lithia Motors has a market cap or net worth of $7.28 billion. The enterprise value is $17.67 billion.

Market Cap 7.28B
Enterprise Value 17.67B

Important Dates

The next confirmed earnings date is Wednesday, April 24, 2024, before market open.

Earnings Date Apr 24, 2024
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 7, 2024

Share Statistics

Lithia Motors has 27.53 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has decreased by -2.47% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 27.53M
Shares Change (YoY) -2.47%
Shares Change (QoQ) n/a
Owned by Insiders (%) 1.80%
Owned by Institutions (%) 106.66%
Float 23.06M

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 7.29 and the forward PE ratio is 7.40. Lithia Motors's PEG ratio is 0.57.

PE Ratio 7.29
Forward PE 7.40
PS Ratio 0.23
Forward PS 0.20
PB Ratio 1.17
P/FCF Ratio n/a
PEG Ratio 0.57
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

EV / Earnings 17.66
EV / Sales 0.57
EV / EBITDA 8.98
EV / EBIT 10.37
EV / FCF n/a

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 1.41, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 1.82.

Current Ratio 1.41
Quick Ratio 0.42
Debt / Equity 1.82
Debt / EBITDA 5.76
Debt / FCF n/a
Interest Coverage 4.84

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 17.10% and return on invested capital (ROIC) is 7.14%.

Return on Equity (ROE) 17.10%
Return on Assets (ROA) 5.60%
Return on Capital (ROIC) 7.14%
Revenue Per Employee $1.13M
Profits Per Employee $36,464
Employee Count 27,446
Asset Turnover 1.72
Inventory Turnover 6.32


In the past 12 months, Lithia Motors has paid $350.60 million in taxes.

Income Tax 350.60M
Effective Tax Rate 25.94%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +20.46% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 1.56, so Lithia Motors's price volatility has been higher than the market average.

Beta (1Y) 1.56
52-Week Price Change +20.46%
50-Day Moving Average 290.47
200-Day Moving Average 291.03
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 30.93
Average Volume (30 Days) 207,318

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 2.77 million, so 10.07% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 2.77M
Short Previous Month 2.50M
Short % of Shares Out 10.07%
Short % of Float 12.02%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 13.61

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, Lithia Motors had revenue of $31.04 billion and earned $1.00 billion in profits. Earnings per share was $36.29.

Revenue 31.04B
Gross Profit 5.23B
Operating Income 1.69B
Pretax Income 1.35B
Net Income 1.00B
EBIT 1.70B
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $36.29
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $941.40 million in cash and $11.33 billion in debt, giving a net cash position of -$10.39 billion or -$377.29 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 941.40M
Total Debt 11.33B
Net Cash -10.39B
Net Cash Per Share -$377.29
Equity / Book Value 6.21B
Book Value Per Share 225.71
Working Capital 2.02B
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was -$472.40 million and capital expenditures -$217.00 million, giving a free cash flow of -$689.40 million.

Operating Cash Flow -472.40M
Capital Expenditures -217.00M
Free Cash Flow -689.40M
FCF Per Share -$25.07
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 16.84%, with operating and profit margins of 5.45% and 3.22%.

Gross Margin 16.84%
Operating Margin 5.45%
Pretax Margin 4.35%
Profit Margin 3.22%
EBITDA Margin 6.34%
EBIT Margin 5.49%
FCF Margin -2.22%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $2.00, which amounts to a dividend yield of 0.76%.

Dividend Per Share $2.00
Dividend Yield 0.76%
Dividend Growth (YoY) 19.05%
Years of Dividend Growth 10
Payout Ratio 5.51%
Buyback Yield 2.47%
Shareholder Yield 3.23%
Earnings Yield 13.74%
FCF Yield -9.47%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for Lithia Motors is $336.90, which is 27.36% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Buy".

Price Target $336.90
Price Target Difference 27.36%
Analyst Consensus Buy
Analyst Count 10
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) 16.91%
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) 12.81%
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on January 16, 2018. It was a reverse split with a ratio of 1:10.

Last Split Date Jan 16, 2018
Split Type Reverse
Split Ratio 1:10


Lithia Motors has an Altman Z-Score of 2.68 and a Piotroski F-Score of 3. A Z-score under 3 suggests an increased risk of bankruptcy.

Altman Z-Score 2.68
Piotroski F-Score 3