ABG:NYE-Asbury Automotive Group, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Auto & Truck Dealerships | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 55.23

Change

-0.05 (-0.09)%

Market Cap

USD 1.06B

Volume

0.17M

Average Target Price

USD 98.67 (+78.65%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. It offers a range of automotive products and services, including new and used vehicles; and vehicle repair and maintenance services, replacement parts, and collision repair services. The company also provides finance and insurance products, including arranging vehicle financing through third parties; and aftermarket products, such as extended service contracts, guaranteed asset protection debt cancellation, prepaid maintenance, and credit life and disability insurance. As of December 31, 2019, the company owned and operated 107 new vehicle franchises representing 31 brands of automobiles at 88 dealership locations; and 25 collision centers in the United States. Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Auto & Truck Dealerships)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -50.59% 50% F 17% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -50.59% 50% F 16% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -22.16% 67% D+ 49% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -22.16% 67% D+ 44% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -32.86% 75% C 37% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -32.86% 50% F 28% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 8.40% 67% D+ 65% D
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 8.40% 67% D+ 51% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 26.67% 56% F 24% F
Risk Adjusted Return 31.48% 67% D+ 32% F
Market Capitalization 1.06B 56% F 60% D-
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
(Auto & Truck Dealerships)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 5.78 56% F 85% B
Price/Book Ratio 1.65 22% F 34% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 3.04 78% C+ 64% D
EV/EBITDA 7.90 67% D+ 54% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 32.94% 100% A+ 93% A
Return on Invested Capital 18.68% 100% A+ 91% A-
Return on Assets 7.46% 100% A+ 88% B+
Debt to Equity Ratio 138.33% 22% F 24% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 7.24 56% F 8% F
Short Percent 13.26% 71% C- 39% F
Beta 1.24 56% F 29% F
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:
Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

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 capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than 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.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to book value

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

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.