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

Sonic Automotive, Inc. (SAH): $54.55

0.70 (+1.30%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where SAH ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.93% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SAH is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • SAH's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 41.64% of US stocks).

SAH Stock Summary

  • SAH's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 0.37 -- higher than just 2.48% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.15, Sonic Automotive Inc has a higher such ratio than merely 2.01% of stocks in our set.
  • Over the past twelve months, SAH has reported earnings growth of 1,469.56%, putting it ahead of 98.49% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SAH, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are VRTV, HIBB, KIRK, AN, and UNFI.
  • 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

    The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 68.93%.
  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 7505.86%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 7505.86%.
Over the past 34 months, SAH's revenue has gone up $2,456,406,000.

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
2021-12-31 12,396.4 306.3 348.9
2021-09-30 12,010.41 274.467 309.891
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

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 67.86% of graded US stocks.
  • SAH's asset turnover comes in at 3.29 -- ranking 8th of 165 Retail stocks.
  • AN, SHW, and TGT 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
2021-09-30 3.290 0.148 0.129
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

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 $67.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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SAH Price/Volume Stats

Current price $54.55 52-week high $58.00
Prev. close $53.85 52-week low $34.17
Day low $52.40 Volume 688,556
Day high $54.55 Avg. volume 381,085
50-day MA $40.84 Dividend yield 1.86%
200-day MA $45.93 Market Cap 2.14B

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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SAH Price Returns

1-mo 37.93%
3-mo 27.37%
6-mo 5.72%
1-year 11.61%
3-year 108.63%
5-year 250.12%
YTD 11.60%
2021 29.41%
2020 26.06%
2019 129.24%
2018 -24.45%
2017 -18.62%

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