Asbury Automotive Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$208.80|
|52 Week High||US$99.65|
|52 Week Low||US$230.97|
|1 Month Change||6.51%|
|3 Month Change||7.29%|
|1 Year Change||96.91%|
|3 Year Change||220.79%|
|5 Year Change||318.02%|
|Change since IPO||1,142.86%|
Recent News & Updates
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|ABG||US Specialty Retail||US Market|
Return vs Industry: ABG exceeded the US Specialty Retail industry which returned 45.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ABG exceeded the US Market which returned 33.4% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: ABG is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ABG's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Asbury Automotive Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. It offers a range of automotive products and services, including new and used vehicles; and vehicle repair and maintenance services, replacement parts, and collision repair services. The company also provides finance and insurance products, including arranging vehicle financing through third parties; and aftermarket products, such as extended service contracts, guaranteed asset protection debt cancellation, prepaid maintenance, and credit life and disability insurance.
Asbury Automotive Group Fundamentals Summary
|ABG fundamental statistics|
Is ABG overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ABG income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$7.27b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Oct 26, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||22.24|
|Net Profit Margin||4.86%|
How did ABG perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Asbury Automotive Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ABG ($208.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($386.74)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ABG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ABG is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.4x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (9.9x).
PE vs Market: ABG is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.4x) compared to the US market (18.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ABG is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ABG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.5x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (2.9x).
How is Asbury Automotive Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ABG's forecast earnings growth (12.8% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: ABG's earnings (12.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ABG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ABG's revenue (22.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ABG's revenue (22.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ABG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.6%)
How has Asbury Automotive Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ABG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ABG's current net profit margins (4.9%) are higher than last year (2.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ABG's earnings have grown by 15.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ABG's earnings growth over the past year (172.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (15.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ABG earnings growth over the past year (172.8%) exceeded the Specialty Retail industry 158.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst ABG's Return on Equity (37.46%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Asbury Automotive Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ABG's short term assets ($1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($759.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: ABG's short term assets ($1.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ABG's debt to equity ratio (150.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ABG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 835.2% to 150.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ABG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (39.5%).
Interest Coverage: ABG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.9x coverage).
What is Asbury Automotive Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ABG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ABG's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ABG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ABG's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ABG's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Hult (55 yo)
Mr. David W. Hult has been Chief Executive Officer, President and Director at Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. since January 1, 2018. Mr. Hult serves as Chief Executive Officer and President at Precision Moto...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD6.45M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.21M).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ABG's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ABG's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Asbury Automotive Group, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Asbury Automotive Group, Inc.
- Ticker: ABG
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1996
- Industry: Automotive Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$4.038b
- Shares outstanding: 19.34m
- Website: https://www.asburyauto.com
Number of Employees
- Asbury Automotive Group, Inc.
- 2905 Premiere Parkway, NW
- Suite 300
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/26 22:30|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/26 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.