AutoNation, Inc. (AN): Price and Financial Metrics

AutoNation, Inc. (AN): $139.57

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AN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $139.57 52-week high $158.30
Prev. close $131.58 52-week low $94.92
Day low $132.11 Volume 826,000
Day high $140.01 Avg. volume 713,620
50-day MA $132.74 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $121.95 Market Cap 6.37B

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AN POWR Grades

  • Value is the dimension where AN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.3% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AN is in Sentiment, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • AN ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 35th percentile.

AN Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for AN is 13.18 -- better than 97.38% of US stocks.
  • AN's price/sales ratio is 0.24; that's higher than the P/S ratio of just 7.8% of US stocks.
  • AUTONATION INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 20.86%, greater than the shareholder yield of 91.12% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to AUTONATION INC, a group of peers worth examining would be PFGC, ARW, GPI, DXYN, and OMI.
  • AN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit AUTONATION INC's official web site, go to

AN Valuation Summary

  • AN's price/sales ratio is 0.2; this is 88.89% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, AN's price/earnings ratio has gone down 3.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AN 2023-05-19 0.2 3.0 4.7 5.4
AN 2023-05-18 0.2 3.1 4.8 5.5
AN 2023-05-17 0.2 3.0 4.7 5.4
AN 2023-05-16 0.2 3.0 4.6 5.3
AN 2023-05-15 0.2 3.0 4.7 5.4
AN 2023-05-12 0.2 3.0 4.6 5.4

AN Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 1089.9%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 26.3%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 630.02%.
AN's revenue has moved up $5,964,100,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows AN's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 26,985 1,668.1 1,377.4
2022-09-30 26,870.3 1,511.8 1,478.1
2022-06-30 26,583.8 1,592.4 1,487.2
2022-03-31 26,693 1,744.6 1,495.7
2021-12-31 25,844 1,627.7 1,373
2021-09-30 25,046.8 1,602.5 1,137.4

AN's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AN has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 91.24% of graded US stocks.
  • AN's asset turnover comes in at 2.808 -- ranking 14th of 165 Retail stocks.
  • SAH, TGT, and SHW are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AN.

The table below shows AN's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 2.808 0.184 0.269
2021-06-30 2.595 0.179 0.238
2021-03-31 2.266 0.175 0.215
2020-12-31 2.067 0.175 0.116
2020-09-30 2.010 0.172 0.122
2020-06-30 1.972 0.168 0.110

AN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AN, see our AN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $131.57 Average Broker Recommendation 1.68 (Moderate Buy)

AutoNation, Inc. (AN) Company Bio

AutoNation provides new and used automotive and spare parts retail services in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Domestic, Import, and Premium Luxury. The company is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Latest AN News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about AUTONATION INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AN as an investment opportunity.

Used-car market in ‘uncharted territory’ as high prices remain sticky, Edmunds says

With spring car buying season in full swing, those looking for a deal in the used car market are likely not going to find one. According to a new report titled “Used Market Enters Uncharted Territory Post-Pandemic” released from car-shopping site, though used car prices softened a bit recently they still remain historically high. Edmunds’ data scoured from dealer retail pricing finds that the average used vehicle transaction price in Q1 slipped 6.4% year-over-year, but is still up 44% from five years ago.

Yahoo | May 17, 2023

UPDATE 1-AutoNation names Thomas Szlosek as CFO

AutoNation Inc named Thomas Szlosek as its chief financial officer, effective on or about Aug. 7, the auto retailer said on Tuesday. Szlosek will move from medical product maker Avantor Inc , where he is currently finance chief. AutoNation's current CFO Joe Lower will transition to a newly created role where he will oversee all business transformation initiatives.

Yahoo | May 16, 2023

AutoNation Hires Thomas Szlosek as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's most admired automotive retailer, announced Thomas Szlosek as its new Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective as of the commencement of his employment with the Company, which is expected to be on or about August 7, 2023. Mr. Szlosek will report to CEO Mike Manley and serve as a member of the senior leadership team, overseeing Accounting, Treasury, Tax, Audit, Business Analysis and Planning, Investor Relations, Finance Ope

Yahoo | May 16, 2023

Will EVs Dent the Auto Repair Business?

Electric vehicles could eventually make the business of oil change and air-filter replacements obsolete.

Yahoo | May 12, 2023

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Will Ashworth on InvestorPlace | May 9, 2023

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AN Price Returns

1-mo 4.77%
3-mo 0.42%
6-mo 16.31%
1-year 15.16%
3-year 233.98%
5-year 193.65%
YTD 30.07%
2022 -8.17%
2021 67.43%
2020 43.51%
2019 36.22%
2018 -30.45%

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