AN:NYE-AutoNation, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Auto & Truck Dealerships | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 65.00

Change

+3.71 (+6.05)%

Market Cap

USD 5.39B

Volume

0.81M

Average Target Price

USD 62.86 (-3.30%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

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 parts and services, such as automotive repair and maintenance, and wholesale parts and collision services. The company also provides automotive finance and insurance products comprising vehicle services and other protection products, as well as arranges finance for vehicle purchases through third-party finance sources. As of December 31, 2019, it owned and operated 317 new vehicle franchises from 231 stores located primarily in metropolitan markets in the Sunbelt region. It also owned and operated 81 AutoNation-branded collision centers, 5 AutoNation USA stores, 4 automotive auction operations, and 17 parts distribution centers. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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ETFs Containing AN

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
PXMV Invesco S&P MidCap Value .. 0.00 % 0.39 %

N/A

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RETL Direxion Daily Retail Bul.. 0.00 % 0.99 %

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

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PVAL Principal Contrarian Valu.. 0.00 % 0.29 %

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LSAF LeaderSharesTM AlphaFacto.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

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XMVM Invesco S&P MidCap Value .. 0.00 % 0.39 %

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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 33.66% 60% D- 89% B+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 33.66% 60% D- 89% B+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 30.42% 60% D- 86% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 30.42% 60% D- 86% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 3.29% 22% F 41% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 3.29% 22% F 26% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -1.90% N/A N/A 30% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -1.90% N/A N/A 23% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 19.94% N/A N/A 40% F
Risk Adjusted Return -9.53% N/A N/A 26% F
Market Capitalization 5.39B 80% B- 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%

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 14.13 50% F 63% D
Price/Book Ratio 1.58 80% B- 50% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 7.00 50% F 49% F
EV/EBITDA 10.36 75% C 62% D-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 12.21% 50% F 75% C
Return on Invested Capital 7.29% 50% F 60% D-
Return on Assets 5.44% 70% C- 83% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 49.92% 100% A+ 61% D-
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.46 80% B- 30% F
Short Percent 5.44% 89% B+ 46% F
Beta 1.64 90% A- 19% 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

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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.

Underpriced compared to book value

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

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.

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 earnings

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

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.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

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