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

Sonic Automotive, Inc. (SAH)

Today's Latest Price: $42.36 USD

0.55 (-1.28%)

Updated Nov 27 5:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 16 in Auto Dealers & Rentals

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SAH Stock Summary

  • Sonic Automotive Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 97.56% of US listed stocks.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.18, Sonic Automotive Inc has a higher such ratio than merely 4.54% of stocks in our set.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for SAH comes in at 19.92% -- higher than that of 88.96% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SAH, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are RAVE, OPY, ZVO, SCX, and LAZ.
  • Visit SAH's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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SAH Price/Volume Stats

Current price $42.36 52-week high $46.84
Prev. close $42.91 52-week low $9.00
Day low $41.83 Volume 52,178
Day high $42.97 Avg. volume 424,303
50-day MA $40.49 Dividend yield 0.94%
200-day MA $31.99 Market Cap 1.78B

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.

SAH Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$42.36$239.21 494%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Sonic Automotive Inc. To summarize, we found that Sonic Automotive Inc ranked in the 80th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Sonic Automotive Inc ended up being:

  • 44% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than merely 19.64% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Sonic Automotive Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than just 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 14. This value is greater than 85.21% stocks in the Consumer Cyclical sector that generate free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest SAH News From Around the Web

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 Automotive acquires four acres of land adjacent to EchoPark

Sonic Automotive (SAH) has purchased ~4 acres of land adjacent to the company’s Charlotte, North Carolina, EchoPark retail hub location.The expanded property will accommodate ~400 additional inventory parking spaces, bringing the total inventory capacity at Echopark retail hub location to ~1k vehicles....

Seeking Alpha | September 29, 2020

Sonic Automotive Provides Updated Outlook, EchoPark Expanding Nationwide Distribution Network

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sonic Automotive Provides Updated Outlook, EchoPark Expanding Nationwide Distribution Network

Business Wire | September 15, 2020

Sonic Automotive inaugurates second EchoPark store in Houston

Sonic Automotive (SAH) has opened its second EchoPark store in the Houston market and 11th retail hub location nationwide, demonstrating it’s commitment for expansion of EchoPark to sell over half a million vehicles annually by 2025 through a 140-plus point nationwide distribution network.The company has previously announced plans to add...

Seeking Alpha | September 8, 2020

ONGOING INVESTIGATION NOTICE: The Schall Law Firm Announces it is Investigating Claims Against Sonic Automotive, Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / July 31, 2020 / The Schall Law Firm, a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors in Sonic Automotive, Inc.

Yahoo | July 31, 2020

Sonic (SAH) Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates, EchoPark Sales Surge

Sonic's (SAH) EchoPark segment generates second-quarter revenues of $315.3 million, reflecting an 8.1% uptick from the year-ago figure.

Yahoo | July 31, 2020

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SAH Price Returns

1-mo 17.47%
3-mo 0.48%
6-mo 57.37%
1-year 31.13%
3-year 108.17%
5-year 84.94%
YTD 38.12%
2019 129.24%
2018 -24.45%
2017 -18.62%
2016 1.69%
2015 -15.42%

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