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

Sonic Automotive, Inc. (SAH): $49.15

0.08 (-0.16%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades








Add SAH to Watchlist
Sign Up

Industry: Auto Dealers & Rentals




#11 of 23

in industry

SAH Price/Volume Stats

Current price $49.15 52-week high $62.26
Prev. close $49.23 52-week low $39.02
Day low $47.06 Volume 290,770
Day high $49.61 Avg. volume 319,284
50-day MA $51.05 Dividend yield 2.34%
200-day MA $50.13 Market Cap 1.74B

SAH Stock Price Chart Interactive Chart >


  • SAH scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 87.56% of US stocks.
  • SAH's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • SAH's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 43.97% of US stocks).

SAH Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for SAH is 16.18 -- better than 97.92% of US stocks.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.12, SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC has a higher such ratio than merely 3.22% of stocks in our set.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC is reporting a growth rate of -67.17%; that's higher than just 20.02% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC, a group of peers worth examining would be HA, GCI, NWL, MHK, and GHC.
  • Visit SAH's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SAH Valuation Summary

  • SAH's price/earnings ratio is -56.3; this is 475.33% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, SAH's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SAH.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SAH 2023-09-13 0.1 2.1 -56.3 28.0
SAH 2023-09-12 0.1 2.1 -56.6 28.1
SAH 2023-09-11 0.1 2.1 -56.3 28.0
SAH 2023-09-08 0.1 2.1 -56.8 28.1
SAH 2023-09-07 0.1 2.1 -56.5 28.0
SAH 2023-09-06 0.1 2.1 -57.2 28.2

SAH Growth Metrics

    The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 11.96%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 13.45%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 6.01%.
SAH's revenue has moved up $3,627,839,000 over the prior 34 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
2022-12-31 14,001.1 406.1 88.5
2022-09-30 13,595.04 685.316 375.748
2022-06-30 13,496.76 647.258 372.933
2022-03-31 13,196.2 468.57 391.978
2021-12-31 12,396.4 306.3 348.9
2021-09-30 12,010.41 274.467 309.891

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)

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 Latest News Stream

Event/Time News Detail
Loading, please wait...

SAH Latest Social Stream

Loading social stream, please wait...

View Full SAH Social Stream

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.

EVP and CFO Heath Byrd Sells 34,186 Shares of Sonic Automotive Inc (SAH)

On September 14, 2023, Heath Byrd, the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sonic Automotive Inc (NYSE:SAH), sold 34,186 shares of the company.

Yahoo | September 15, 2023

EVP and CFO Heath Byrd Sells 3,800 Shares of Sonic Automotive Inc (SAH)

On September 6, 2023, Heath Byrd, the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sonic Automotive Inc (NYSE:SAH), sold 3,800 shares of the company.

Yahoo | September 9, 2023

Sonic Automotive Inc (SAH): A High-Performing Stock with a GF Score of 93

The GF Score is a comprehensive ranking system developed by GuruFocus that evaluates a stock's performance potential based on five key aspects: Financial Strength, Profitability Rank, Growth Rank, GF Value Rank, and Momentum Rank. The company's Profitability Rank is 8 out of 10, indicating a high level of profitability.

Yahoo | August 1, 2023

Sonic (SAH) Q2 Earnings Beat on High Retail New Vehicle Sales

Sonic (SAH) beats Q2 earnings on a y/y increase in retail new vehicle sales.

Yahoo | July 28, 2023

Sonic Automotive (SAH) Reports Q2 Earnings: What Key Metrics Have to Say

The headline numbers for Sonic Automotive (SAH) give insight into how the company performed in the quarter ended June 2023, but it may be worthwhile to compare some of its key metrics to Wall Street estimates and the year-ago actuals.

Yahoo | July 27, 2023

Read More 'SAH' Stories Here

SAH Price Returns

1-mo -7.63%
3-mo 3.69%
6-mo -8.47%
1-year 4.00%
3-year 26.48%
5-year 176.29%
YTD 1.48%
2022 1.93%
2021 29.41%
2020 26.06%
2019 129.24%
2018 -24.45%

SAH Dividends

Ex-Dividend Date Type Payout Amount Change
Loading, please wait...
View Full SAH Dividend History

Get Free Updates

Join thousands of investors who get the latest news, insights and top rated picks from!