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Group 1 Automotive, Inc is an auto & truck dealerships business based in the US. Group 1 Automotive shares (GPI) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Group 1 Automotive employs 12,337 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$10.9 billion.
|52-week range||USD$41.4121 - USD$175.04|
|50-day moving average||USD$157.266|
|200-day moving average||USD$133.7076|
|Wall St. target price||USD$186.4|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.61 (0.4%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$15.51|
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Valuing Group 1 Automotive stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Group 1 Automotive's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Group 1 Automotive's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, Group 1 Automotive shares trade at around 10x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Group 1 Automotive's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.4079. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Group 1 Automotive's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Group 1 Automotive's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$599.9 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Group 1 Automotive's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$10.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||4.83%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$1.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||6.15%|
|Return on equity TTM||21.18%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$2.9 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 2.1 million Group 1 Automotive shares held short by investors – that's known as Group 1 Automotive's "short interest". This figure is 13.5% down from 2.5 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Group 1 Automotive shares can be evaluated.
Group 1 Automotive's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Group 1 Automotive shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Group 1 Automotive shares traded daily (recently around 195851.65137615). Group 1 Automotive's SIR currently stands at 10.9. In other words for every 100,000 Group 1 Automotive shares traded daily on the market, roughly 10900 shares are currently held short.
However Group 1 Automotive's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Group 1 Automotive shares, or, against the total number of tradable Group 1 Automotive shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Group 1 Automotive's short interest could be expressed as 0.12% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Group 1 Automotive shares in existence, roughly 120 shares are currently held short) or 0.1699% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Group 1 Automotive shares, roughly 170 shares are currently held short).
A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Group 1 Automotive.
Find out more about how you can short Group 1 Automotive stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 3.38% of net profits
Recently Group 1 Automotive has paid out, on average, around 3.38% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.8% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Group 1 Automotive shareholders could enjoy a 0.8% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Group 1 Automotive's case, that would currently equate to about $0.61 per share.
While Group 1 Automotive's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Group 1 Automotive is investing more in its future growth.
Group 1 Automotive's most recent dividend payout was on 14 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 25 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Group 1 Automotive's shares have ranged in value from as little as $41.4121 up to $175.04. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Group 1 Automotive's is 2.0585. This would suggest that Group 1 Automotive's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
Group 1 Automotive, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the automotive retail industry. The company sells new and used cars, light trucks, and vehicle parts, as well as service and insurance contracts; arranges related vehicle financing; and offers automotive maintenance and repair services. It operates primarily in the metropolitan areas in 15 states in the United States; 33 towns in the United Kingdom; and 3 states in Brazil. As of March 16, 2021, the company owned and operated 184 automotive dealerships, 237 franchises, and 49 collision centers that offer 31 brands of automobiles. Group 1 Automotive, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Houston, Texas.
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