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AUTO

Auto Trader Group LSE:AUTO Stock Report

Last Price

UK£5.92

Market Cap

UK£5.5b

7D

3.3%

1Y

-8.8%

Updated

26 Jan, 2023

Data

Company Financials +

AUTO Stock Overview

Auto Trader Group plc operates in the digital automotive marketplace in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

AUTO fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends2/6

Rewards

Earnings are forecast to grow 9.55% per year

Earnings have grown 4.7% per year over the past 5 years

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for AUTO from our risk checks.

My Notes

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Auto Trader Group plc Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Auto Trader Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£5.92
52 Week HighUK£7.07
52 Week LowUK£4.80
Beta0.52
1 Month Change14.16%
3 Month Change13.68%
1 Year Change-8.79%
3 Year Change1.82%
5 Year Change63.92%
Change since IPO131.09%

Recent News & Updates

These 4 Measures Indicate That Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO) Is Using Debt Safely

Dec 18
These 4 Measures Indicate That Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO) Is Using Debt Safely

A Look At The Fair Value Of Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO)

Nov 30
A Look At The Fair Value Of Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO)

Recent updates

These 4 Measures Indicate That Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO) Is Using Debt Safely

Dec 18
These 4 Measures Indicate That Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO) Is Using Debt Safely

A Look At The Fair Value Of Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO)

Nov 30
A Look At The Fair Value Of Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO)

Calculating The Fair Value Of Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO)

Aug 29
Calculating The Fair Value Of Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO)

Estimating The Fair Value Of Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO)

May 30
Estimating The Fair Value Of Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO)

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO)

Feb 26
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO)

Is Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO) Expensive For A Reason? A Look At Its Intrinsic Value

Nov 28
Is Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO) Expensive For A Reason? A Look At Its Intrinsic Value

We Think Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Sep 27
We Think Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Returns On Capital Signal Tricky Times Ahead For Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO)

Aug 28
Returns On Capital Signal Tricky Times Ahead For Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO)

Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Jun 28
Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Shareholders Are Optimistic That Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO) Will Multiply In Value

May 06
Shareholders Are Optimistic That Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO) Will Multiply In Value

Is Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO) Expensive For A Reason? A Look At Its Intrinsic Value

Mar 29
Is Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO) Expensive For A Reason? A Look At Its Intrinsic Value

What Kind Of Investors Own Most Of Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO)?

Mar 14
What Kind Of Investors Own Most Of Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO)?

Auto Trader Group plc's (LON:AUTO) Fundamentals Look Pretty Strong: Could The Market Be Wrong About The Stock?

Feb 28
Auto Trader Group plc's (LON:AUTO) Fundamentals Look Pretty Strong: Could The Market Be Wrong About The Stock?

Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Feb 15
Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO) Insiders Increased Their Holdings

Feb 01
Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO) Insiders Increased Their Holdings

If You Had Bought Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO) Shares Three Years Ago You'd Have Earned 60% Returns

Jan 17
If You Had Bought Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO) Shares Three Years Ago You'd Have Earned 60% Returns

Here's What Auto Trader Group's (LON:AUTO) Strong Returns On Capital Means

Jan 03
Here's What Auto Trader Group's (LON:AUTO) Strong Returns On Capital Means

Does This Valuation Of Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?

Dec 20
Does This Valuation Of Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?

Is Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO) Popular Amongst Institutions?

Dec 07
Is Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO) Popular Amongst Institutions?

Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO) Stock Has Shown Weakness Lately But Financials Look Strong: Should Prospective Shareholders Make The Leap?

Nov 22
Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO) Stock Has Shown Weakness Lately But Financials Look Strong: Should Prospective Shareholders Make The Leap?

Shareholder Returns

AUTOGB Interactive Media and ServicesGB Market
7D3.3%4.0%0.3%
1Y-8.8%-13.3%-4.4%

Return vs Industry: AUTO exceeded the UK Interactive Media and Services industry which returned -12.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AUTO underperformed the UK Market which returned -3.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AUTO's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AUTO volatility
AUTO Average Weekly Movement3.1%
Interactive Media and Services Industry Average Movement6.0%
Market Average Movement5.1%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.7%

Stable Share Price: AUTO is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AUTO's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19771,032Nathan Coehttps://www.autotrader.co.uk

Auto Trader Group plc operates in the digital automotive marketplace in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company provides vehicle advertisement on its websites for private sellers, as well as insurance and loan financing products to consumers; and display advertising on its websites for manufacturers and their advertising agencies. It offers its products to retailers, home traders, and logistics firms.

Auto Trader Group plc Fundamentals Summary

How do Auto Trader Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AUTO fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£5.47b
Earnings (TTM)UK£238.20m
Revenue (TTM)UK£467.10m

23.0x

P/E Ratio

11.7x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
AUTO income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£467.10m
Cost of RevenueUK£7.00m
Gross ProfitUK£460.10m
Other ExpensesUK£221.90m
EarningsUK£238.20m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.26
Gross Margin98.50%
Net Profit Margin51.00%
Debt/Equity Ratio14.1%

How did AUTO perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

1.4%

Current Dividend Yield

33%

Payout Ratio