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23.48
+1.08
+4.82%
After Hours :
23.48
0.00
0.00%

Open

22.60

Previous Close

22.40

Volume (Avg)

451.23k (385.24k)

Day's Range

22.55-23.60

52Wk Range

21.05-27.87

Market Cap.

1.24B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

0.10 (0.43%)

Beta

1.78

Shares Outstanding

39.15M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

12.27 (1.88)

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

    • 8.84B

    • Net Income

    • 81.62M

    • Market Cap.

    • 1.24B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 1.08

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.44

    • Beta

    • 1.78

    • Forward P/E

    • 10.88

    • Price/Sales

    • 0.14

    • Price/Book Value

    • 1.84

    • 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

      • 39.15M

      • 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

        • 2.16

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 4.45

        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

              • 15.63

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 11.81

                • 17.42

                • 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

                • 2.70

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 7.99

                • 45.45

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 5.23

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 10/21/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 12/11/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • 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

                      30.21%

                      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)

                      •  

                        692,447

                      • 0.57

                      • 1.20

                      • iShares Russell 2000 (AU)

                      •  

                        603,715

                      • -1.81

                      • 1.05

                      • 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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