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Sonic Automotive, Inc. (SAH)

Stock Price: $41.26 USD 1.06 (2.64%)
Updated Oct 21, 2020 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

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Key Info

Market Cap 1.76B
Revenue (ttm) 9.87B
Net Income (ttm) -93.23M
Shares Out 30.58M
EPS (ttm) -2.17
PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 9.81
Dividend $0.40
Dividend Yield 0.97%

Stock Quote

Trading Day Oct 21, 2020
Last Price $41.26
Previous Close $40.20
Change ($) 1.06
Change (%) 2.64%
Day's Open 40.75
Day's Range 40.75 - 41.82
Day's Volume 202,043
52-Week Range 9.00 - 46.84

More Stats

Market Cap 1.76B
Enterprise Value 4.00B
Earnings Date (est) Oct 29, 2020
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 14, 2020
Shares Outstanding 30.58M
Float 21.65M
EPS (basic) -2.21
EPS (diluted) -2.17
FCF / Share 7.64
Dividend $0.40
Dividend Yield 0.97%
Earnings Yield n/a
FCF Yield 18.66%
Payout Ratio n/a
Shares Short 3.50M
Short Ratio 10.47
Short % of Float 16.16%
Beta 2.77
PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 9.81
P/FCF Ratio 5.36
PS Ratio 0.18
PB Ratio 2.26
Revenue 9.87B
Operating Income -10.91M
Net Income -93.23M
Free Cash Flow 328.15M
Net Cash -2.24B
Net Cash / Share -52.68
Gross Margin 15.41%
Operating Margin -0.11%
Profit Margin -0.90%
FCF Margin 3.32%
ROA 4.48%
ROE -11.44%
ROIC -0.40%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Summary

Analyst Ratings (8)

Buy 3
Overweight 0
Hold 4
Underweight 1
Sell 0

Analyst Consensus: Overweight

Price Target

(19.46% upside)
Current: $41.26
Target: 49.29
*Average 12-month price target from 7 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth5.05%0.86%1.39%1.12%4.64%4%5.71%11.23%14.33%-
Gross Profit1,5211,4461,4581,4291,4151,3661,3021,2351,1591,065
Operating Income308178212233217234235240220184
Net Income14451.6592.9893.1986.3197.2281.6289.1076.2589.93
Shares Outstanding43.0242.7144.0045.6450.4952.0752.5653.5552.3652.21
Earnings Per Share3.301.
EPS Growth175%-42.58%2.96%19.41%-7.61%20.26%0%18.6%-13.42%-
Dividend Per Share0.400.
Dividend Growth66.67%20%0%78.57%1.82%-8.33%0%0%300%-
Operating Cash Flow17114416321669.72161126-67.38154255
Capital Expenditures-115-144-234-205-172-132-157-94.63-158-83.98
Free Cash Flow56.18-0.39-70.7711.46-10228.74-30.40-162-4.12171
Cash & Equivalents29.105.856.353.113.634.183.023.371.9121.84
Total Debt2,6312,4792,5382,4092,3332,0212,0001,8091,4161,417
Net Cash / Debt-2,602-2,473-2,532-2,405-2,330-2,017-1,997-1,805-1,414-1,396
Book Value945823787725729667614527523465
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name Sonic Automotive, Inc.
Country United States
Employees 9,300
CEO David Bruton Smith

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol SAH
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Industry Auto & Truck Dealerships
Unique Identifier NYSE: SAH
IPO Date November 12, 1997


Sonic Automotive 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, 2019, the company operated 99 new vehicle franchises representing 21 brands of cars and light trucks; 15 collision repair centers in 12 states; and 9 EchoPark stores. Sonic Automotive, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.