Sonic Automotive, Inc. (SAH): Price and Financial Metrics

Sonic Automotive, Inc. (SAH): $56.30

1.29 (+2.35%)

POWR Rating

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  • SAH scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 98.45% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SAH is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 48 weeks.
  • SAH's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 34.98% of US stocks).

SAH Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for SAH is 12.14 -- better than 97.48% of US stocks.
  • SAH's price/sales ratio is 0.2; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 2.6% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, SAH has reported earnings growth of -2,628.26%, putting it ahead of just 0.64% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Sonic Automotive Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be IDT, RAVE, TLYS, URBN, and JW.A.
  • SAH's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Sonic Automotive Inc's official web site, go to

SAH Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, SAH's price/sales ratio is 85.71% lower, now standing at 0.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, SAH's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.1.
  • SAH's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SAH.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SAH 2021-08-27 0.2 2.2 7.4 8.9
SAH 2021-08-26 0.2 2.2 7.3 8.8
SAH 2021-08-25 0.2 2.2 7.3 8.8
SAH 2021-08-24 0.2 2.2 7.4 8.9
SAH 2021-08-23 0.2 2.2 7.3 8.8
SAH 2021-08-20 0.2 2.2 7.3 8.8

SAH Growth Metrics

  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 3.94%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 13.89%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 7.79%.
SAH's revenue has moved up $1,440,834,000 over the prior 33 months.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 11,486.14 18.673 285.224
2021-03-31 10,245.78 418.507 202.17
2020-12-31 9,767.042 281.079 -51.385
2020-09-30 9,716.891 469.556 -62.418
2020-06-30 9,871.066 455.521 -93.226
2020-03-31 10,373.26 218.045 -97.418

SAH'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.
  • SAH has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 67.41% of graded US stocks.
  • SAH's asset turnover comes in at 3.147 -- ranking 9th of 164 Retail stocks.
  • AN, TITN, and LE are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with SAH.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 3.147 0.146 0.120
2021-03-31 2.819 0.144 0.089
2020-12-31 2.636 0.146 0.008
2020-09-30 2.566 0.147 0.003
2020-06-30 2.505 0.146 -0.004
2020-03-31 2.548 0.146 -0.002

SAH Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SAH, see our SAH 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 $65.83 Average Broker Recommendation 1.56 (Moderate Buy)

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SAH Price/Volume Stats

Current price $56.30 52-week high $58.00
Prev. close $55.01 52-week low $34.05
Day low $55.17 Volume 628,000
Day high $57.28 Avg. volume 300,422
50-day MA $51.03 Dividend yield 0.87%
200-day MA $47.67 Market Cap 2.35B

Sonic Automotive, Inc. (SAH) Company Bio

Sonic Automotive operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. It operates through two segments, Franchised Dealerships and EchoPark. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Below are the latest news stories about Sonic Automotive Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate SAH as an investment opportunity.

Sonic to buy RFJ Auto Partners, in one of largest deals in auto retail history

Sonic Automotive Inc. announced Wednesday an agreement to buy RFJ Auto Partners Inc., which Sonic said is a top-15 U.S. auto dealer group by revenue. While Sonic did not disclose details of the deal, the auto retailer said it represents one of the largest deals in automotive retail history, and is expected to lift Sonic into the top-5 largest dealer groups in the U.S. by revenue. The stock was still inactive in premarket trading. Sonic said RFJ, with 33 locations in seven states, had revenue of

Yahoo | September 22, 2021

Sonic Automotive Adds $3.2 Billion in Annualized Revenues with Acquisition of RFJ Auto Partners, a Top-15 U.S. Dealer Group

CHARLOTTE, N.C., September 22, 2021--Sonic Automotive Adds $3.2 Billion in Annualized Revenues with Acquisition of RFJ Auto Partners, a Top-15 U.S. Dealer Group

Yahoo | September 22, 2021

Why Sonic Automotive (SAH) is a Top Momentum Stock for the Long-Term

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Yahoo | September 21, 2021

Why Sonic Automotive (SAH) Stock Might be a Great Pick

Sonic Automotive (SAH) has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past month, and belongs to a strong industry as well.

Yahoo | September 21, 2021

Sonic Automotive Stock Revs Up With 83 RS Rating

Sonic Automotive shows rising price performance, earning an upgrade to its IBD Relative Strength Rating from 79 to 83.

Yahoo | September 20, 2021

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SAH Price Returns

1-mo 12.64%
3-mo 23.16%
6-mo 9.14%
1-year 48.56%
3-year 194.20%
5-year 227.85%
YTD 46.97%
2020 26.06%
2019 129.24%
2018 -24.45%
2017 -18.62%
2016 1.69%

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