AN:NYE-AutoNation Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Auto & Truck Dealerships | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 110.09

Change

-2.39 (-2.12)%

Market Cap

USD 7.38B

Volume

1.00M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 135.00 (+22.63%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


AutoNation Inc (AN) Stock Analysis:
Based on the AutoNation Inc stock forecasts from 5 analysts, the average analyst target price for AutoNation Inc is USD 135.00 over the next 12 months. AutoNation Inc’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of AutoNation Inc is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 6 positive signals and 5 negative signals. At the last closing, AutoNation Inc’s stock price was USD 110.09. AutoNation Inc’s stock price has changed by +0.57% over the past week, -2.03% over the past month and +44.23% over the last year.

About

AutoNation, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Domestic, Import, and Premium Luxury. It offers a range of automotive products and services, including new and used vehicles; and part ...Read More

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ETFs Containing AN

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
EZM WisdomTree U.S. MidCap Ea.. 0.00 % 0.38 %

-0.69 (-1.29%)

USD0.84B
PXMV Invesco S&P MidCap Value .. 0.00 % 0.39 %

N/A

USD0.05B
RFV Invesco S&P MidCap 400 Pu.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

-1.02 (-1.07%)

USD0.15B
RWK Invesco S&P MidCap 400 Re.. 0.00 % 0.39 %

-1.35 (-1.51%)

USD0.40B
PVAL Principal Contrarian Valu.. 0.00 % 0.29 %

N/A

USD3.40M
DVLU First Trust Dorsey Wright.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

+0.20 (+0.84%)

USD0.03B
XMVM Invesco S&P MidCap Value .. 0.00 % 0.39 %

-0.68 (-1.44%)

USD0.21B
AFMC First Trust Active Factor.. 0.00 % 0.65 %

-0.42 (-1.71%)

N/A
DFAT Dimensional U.S. Targeted.. 0.00 % 0.34 %

-0.37 (-0.81%)

N/A

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 -5.79% 45% F 42% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -5.79% 45% F 41% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 44.23% 82% B- 91% A-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 44.23% 82% B- 90% A-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 108.27% 50% F 86% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 108.27% 50% F 85% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 33.52% 45% F 90% A-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 33.52% 45% F 89% B+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 60.15% 64% D 14% F
Risk Adjusted Return 55.73% 45% F 61% D-
Market Capitalization 7.38B 73% C 78% C+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-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 7.98 64% D 80% B-
Price/Book Ratio 3.36 27% F 30% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.11 55% F 58% F
EV/EBITDA 6.61 78% C+ 75% C
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 39.82% 91% A- 88% B+
Return on Invested Capital 9.10% 55% F 72% C-
Return on Assets 11.80% 82% B- 94% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 55.40% 82% B- 58% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 4.77 55% F 15% F
Short Percent 13.90% 27% F 25% F
Beta 1.40 91% A- 28% 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 Ratings

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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:
Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity 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.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

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.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free 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.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

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

Low Earnings Growth

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

Low Revenue Growth

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