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22.40
-0.20
-0.89%
After Hours :
22.40
0.00
0.00%

Open

22.50

Previous Close

22.60

Volume (Avg)

414.55k (392.82k)

Day's Range

22.22-22.89

52Wk Range

21.05-27.87

Market Cap.

1.18B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

0.10 (0.45%)

Beta

1.78

Shares Outstanding

40.61M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

11.71 (1.85)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
Industry Car & Lorry Dealerships
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Underperform
    • Revenue

    • 8.84B

    • Net Income

    • 81.62M

    • Market Cap.

    • 1.18B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 1.08

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.44

    • Beta

    • 1.78

    • Forward P/E

    • 10.07

    • Price/Sales

    • 0.13

    • Price/Book Value

    • 1.82

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 7.99

      • EBITDA

      • 259.23M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 3.29

      • Return on Equity %

      • 16.21

      • Return on Assets %

      • 3.29

      • Book Value/Share

      • 12.42

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 40.61M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.03 (12/11/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 10/21/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Underperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 22.00

        • Credit Rating

        • BB-

        • Analysts

        • 2

        • EPS Estimate

        • 2.24

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 4.38

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 6.80

          • 12.70

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • -7.20

          • 16.90

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 210.40

          • 13.14

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 7.94

          • -0.63

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 6.95

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -26.93

          • -

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 14.82

            • 14.94

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 1.73

            • 4.57

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 1.08

            • 2.84

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 15.60

            • 15.92

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 1.30

            • 4.61

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 1.00

            • 24.13B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 1.16

              • 1.59

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.14

              • 1.37

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.19

              • 0.31

              • Interest Coverage

              • 3.16

              • 10.00

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 4.70

              • 3.58

              • Book Value/Share

              • 12.42

              • 15.62

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 11.81

                • 17.48

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 14.56

                • 142.70

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 4.24

                • 78.48

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 0.13

                • 0.40

                • Price/Book Value

                • 1.82

                • 2.69

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 7.99

                • 45.66

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                • Industry

                  • Return on Equity %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 16.21

                    (15.90)

                  • 16.89

                    (15.28)

                  • Return on Assets %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 3.29

                    (3.00)

                  • 4.78

                    (5.49)

                  • Return on Capital %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 5.65

                    (0.60)

                  • 5.84

                    (6.93)

                  • Income/Employee

                  • 10.75k

                  • 18.01k

                  • Inventory Turnover

                  • 6.04

                  • 6.24

                  • Asset Turnover

                  • 3.05

                  • 1.68

                  Current Historical
                  Financials
                  • Income Statement
                  • Balance Sheet
                  • Cash Flow
                  Operating Income
                  234.60M
                  Operating Margin
                  2.65
                  Total Equity
                  -
                  Retained Earnings
                  -
                  Free Cashflow
                  -
                  Price/Cashflow
                  7.99
                  Ownership

                  Institutional Ownership

                  70.95%

                  Top 10 Institutions

                  37.55%

                  Mutual Fund Ownership

                  29.96%

                  Float

                  85.78%

                  5% / Insider Ownership

                  12.99%

                  Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                  Top Mutual Fund Owners

                  Top Institutional Owners

                  Mutual Fund Name

                  Institution Name

                  • Mutual Fund Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • Hotchkis & Wiley Small Cap Value Fund

                  •  

                    1,174,000

                  • 0.00

                  • 2.23

                  • American Beacon Small Cap Value Fund

                  •  

                    1,064,968

                  • 7.35

                  • 2.02

                  • Fidelity® Low-Priced Stock Fund

                  •  

                    995,700

                  • -0.43

                  • 1.89

                  • AllianzGI NFJ Small-Cap Value Fund

                  •  

                    802,300

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.52

                  • RidgeWorth Small Cap Value Equity Fund

                  •  

                    737,870

                  • -0.05

                  • 1.40

                  • iShares Core S&P Small-Cap (AU)

                  •  

                    688,527

                  • 0.24

                  • 1.21

                  • iShares Russell 2000 (AU)

                  •  

                    614,867

                  • -0.90

                  • 1.08

                  • Vanguard Small Cap Index

                  •  

                    600,099

                  • -0.09

                  • 1.14

                  • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                  •  

                    561,472

                  • 0.86

                  • 1.07

                  • Muhlenkamp Fund

                  •  

                    526,500

                  • -43.17

                  • 1.00

                  • Institution Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • Eminence Capital LLC

                  •  

                    2,910,300

                  • -14.30%

                  • 5.53

                  • Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC

                  •  

                    2,635,500

                  • +7.03%

                  • 5.01

                  • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                  •  

                    2,152,675

                  • 0.00%

                  • 4.09

                  • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                  •  

                    1,891,763

                  • -5.63%

                  • 3.59

                  • Lombardia Capital Partners, LLC

                  •  

                    1,698,720

                  • -4.49%

                  • 3.23

                  • Lakewood Capital Management, LP

                  •  

                    1,684,925

                  • +11.68%

                  • 3.20

                  • Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.

                  •  

                    1,531,648

                  • +7.41%

                  • 2.91

                  • Ceredex Value Advisors LLC

                  •  

                    1,408,505

                  • -3.97%

                  • 2.68

                  Company Profile

                  Sector

                  Consumer Cyclical

                  Industry

                  Car & Lorry Dealerships

                  Type

                  Cyclical

                  Style

                  Small Value

                  Sonic Automotive Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1997. It retails automotive in the United States. As of December 31, 2013, it operated 102 dealerships. Its dealerships provide services including sales of both new and used cars a...morend light trucks; sales of replacement parts, performance of vehicle maintenance, manufacturer warranty repairs, paint and collision repair services; and arrangement of extended service contracts, financing, insurance and other aftermarket products for its customers. The retail automotive industry is highly competitive. Depending on the geographic market, the Company competes both with dealers offering the same brands and product lines as them and dealers offering other manufacturers’ vehicles. Numerous federal and state regulations govern its business of marketing, selli...moreng, financing and servicing automobiles. It is also subject to laws and regulations relating to business corporations.lessless

                  Key People

                  O. Bruton Smith

                  CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director/Founder

                  B. Scott Smith

                  Co-Founder/Director/Other Executive Officer/President

                  Mr. Heath R. Byrd

                  CFO/Executive VP/Chief Accounting Officer

                  Jeff Dyke

                  Executive VP, Divisional

                  David B. Smith

                  Director/Vice Chairman

                  • Sonic Automotive Inc

                  • 4401 Colwick Road

                  • Charlotte, NC 28211

                  • USA.Map

                  • Phone: +1 704 566-2400

                  • Fax: -

                  • sonicautomotive.com

                  Incorporated

                  1997

                  Employees

                  9,100

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