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Lithia Motors Inc is an auto & truck dealerships business based in the US. Lithia Motors shares (LAD) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Lithia Motors employs 14,538 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
|Latest market close||$337.08|
|52-week range||$214.40 - $417.21|
|50-day moving average||$350.87|
|200-day moving average||$362.36|
|Wall St. target price||$470.67|
|Dividend yield||$1.32 (0.4%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$30.76|
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|1 week (2021-09-10)||1.60%|
|1 month (2021-08-18)||-0.74%|
|3 months (2021-06-18)||7.65%|
|6 months (2021-03-18)||-15.78%|
|1 year (2020-09-18)||47.32%|
|2 years (2019-09-18)||157.53%|
|3 years (2018-09-18)||302.82%|
|5 years (2016-09-16)||272.34%|
Valuing Lithia Motors stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Lithia Motors's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Lithia Motors's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Lithia Motors shares trade at around 11x 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.
Lithia Motors's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.4069. 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 Lithia Motors's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Lithia Motors's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.3 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Lithia Motors's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$17.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||6.55%|
|Gross profit TTM||$2.2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||9.38%|
|Return on equity TTM||28.04%|
|Market capitalisation||$10.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 1.3 million Lithia Motors shares held short by investors – that's known as Lithia Motors's "short interest". This figure is 12.2% down from 1.5 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Lithia Motors shares can be evaluated.
Lithia Motors's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Lithia Motors shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Lithia Motors shares traded daily (recently around 314488.34498834). Lithia Motors's SIR currently stands at 4.29. In other words for every 100,000 Lithia Motors shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4290 shares are currently held short.
However Lithia Motors's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Lithia Motors shares, or, against the total number of tradable Lithia Motors shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Lithia Motors's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Lithia Motors shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0499% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Lithia Motors shares, roughly 50 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Lithia Motors.
Find out more about how you can short Lithia Motors stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 4.5% of net profits
Recently Lithia Motors has paid out, on average, around 4.5% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.42% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Lithia Motors shareholders could enjoy a 0.42% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Lithia Motors's case, that would currently equate to about $1.32 per share.
While Lithia Motors's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Lithia Motors is investing more in its future growth.
Lithia Motors's most recent dividend payout was on 26 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 11 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Lithia Motors's shares have ranged in value from as little as $214.3952 up to $417.2064. 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 Lithia Motors's is 1.7566. This would suggest that Lithia Motors's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Lithia Motors, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Domestic, Import, and Luxury. It offers new and used vehicles; vehicle financing services; warranties, insurance contracts, and vehicle and theft protection services; and automotive repair and maintenance services, as well as sells vehicle body and parts. As of February 19, 2021, the company operated through 210 stores. It also offers its products online through 200 websites. Lithia Motors, Inc.
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