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


Sonic Automotive, Inc. (SAH)

Today's Latest Price: $28.69 USD

1.61 (5.95%)

Updated Jun 3 4:10pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 16 in Auto Dealers & Rentals

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SAH Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for SAH is 14.37 -- better than 97.9% of US stocks.
  • SAH's price/sales ratio is 0.11; that's higher than the P/S ratio of just 5.29% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, SAH has reported earnings growth of -103.5%, putting it ahead of only 15.27% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Sonic Automotive Inc are TWMC, GME, AIRT, DLPH, and VRTV.
  • SAH's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Sonic Automotive Inc's official web site, go to www.sonicautomotive.com.
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SAH Price/Volume Stats

Current price $28.69 52-week high $35.41
Prev. close $27.08 52-week low $9.00
Day low $27.65 Volume 408,843
Day high $28.87 Avg. volume 473,809
50-day MA $19.07 Dividend yield 1.39%
200-day MA $26.89 Market Cap 1.23B

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:
$28.69$20.49-22%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for SAH, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Sonic Automotive Inc ranked in the 41th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Sonic Automotive Inc ended up being:

  • 28% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than only 13.46% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Sonic Automotive Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -0.09. This coverage rate is greater than that of merely 20.73% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • As a business, Sonic Automotive Inc experienced a tax rate of about 48% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Consumer Cyclical), this tax rate is higher than 95.35% of stocks generating free cash flow.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-24%
1%-23%
2%-22%
3%-21%
4%-20%
5%-20%

TALN, MNRO, RL, CRWS, and DECK can be thought of as valuation peers to SAH, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Cyclical sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.


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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.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Sonic Automotive, Inc. for Potential Breaches of Fiduciary Duty By Its Board of Directors

Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP, a class action law firm dedicated to representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating a potential breach of fiduciary duty claim involving the board of directors of Sonic Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: SAH).

Yahoo | June 2, 2020

Sonic Automotive (SAH) Up 27.6% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

Sonic Automotive (SAH) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | May 29, 2020

Companies protect CEO compensation as workers suffer furloughs, layoffs

Sonic Automotive, which operates 95 US car dealerships, started laying off and furloughing about a third of its workforce as the coronavirus pandemic crushed its sales. Then, it changed its executives’ pay packages — handing them a multimillion-dollar windfall. On April 10, Sonic’s board gave its top executives stock options to replace performance-based share awards,…

New York Post | May 28, 2020

US firms shield CEO pay as pandemic hits workers, investors

Sonic Automotive Inc , which operates 95 U.S. car dealerships, started laying off and furloughing about a third of its workforce as the coronavirus pandemic crushed its sales. Then it changed its executives' pay packages - handing them a multimillion-dollar windfall.

Channel NewsAsia | May 28, 2020

U.S. firms shield CEO pay as pandemic hits workers, investors

Sonic Automotive Inc, which operates 95 U.S. car dealerships, started laying off and furloughing about a third of its workforce as the coronavirus pandemic crushed its sales. Then it changed its executives' pay packages - handing them a multimillion-dollar windfall. On April 10, Sonic's board gave its top executives stock options to replace performance-based share awards, regulatory filings show.

Yahoo | May 28, 2020

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SAH Price Returns

1-mo 39.81%
3-mo 13.93%
6-mo -10.69%
1-year 30.96%
3-year 58.39%
5-year 24.22%
YTD -7.02%
2019 129.24%
2018 -24.45%
2017 -18.62%
2016 1.69%
2015 -15.42%

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