AUTO:LSE-Auto Trader Group plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Internet Content & Information | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 544.20

Change

+4.00 (+0.74)%

Market Cap

GBX 5.22B

Volume

3.04M

Average Target Price

GBX 520.60 (-4.34%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Auto Trader Group plc operates in the digital automotive marketplace in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It offers its products to retailers, home traders, and logistics firms; vehicle advertisement on its websites for private sellers, as well as insurance and loan financing products to consumers; and display advertising on its websites for manufacturers and their advertising agencies. The company was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Manchester, the United Kingdom.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Internet Content & Information)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -8.48% 38% F 38% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -8.48% 38% F 36% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -4.56% 38% F 39% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -4.56% 38% F 37% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 36.05% 70% C- 61% D-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 36.05% 70% C- 56% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 9.96% N/A N/A 67% D+
Dividend Return 1.14% N/A N/A 43% F
Total Return 11.10% N/A N/A 66% D
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 20.03% N/A N/A 50% F
Risk Adjusted Return 55.44% N/A N/A 68% D+
Market Capitalization 5.22B 92% A- 95% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Internet Content & Information)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 33.51 50% F 26% F
Price/Book Ratio 14.08 30% F 4% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 26.68 15% F 15% F
EV/EBITDA 26.88 43% F 18% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 65.41% 86% B 99% A+
Return on Invested Capital 50.85% 69% D+ 97% A+
Return on Assets 24.14% 92% A- 99% A+
Debt to Equity Ratio 219.28% 20% F 7% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.69 77% C+ 76% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector