How to buy Asbury Automotive Group shares

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Asbury Automotive Group, Inc (ABG) is a leading auto & truck dealerships business based in the US. Asbury Automotive Group is listed on the NYSE and employs 8,500 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Asbury Automotive Group

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: ABG in this case.
  5. Research Asbury Automotive Group shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Asbury Automotive Group shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

Asbury Automotive Group share price

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Asbury Automotive Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-24.
52-week range$39.36 - $172.32
50-day moving average $150.0694
200-day moving average $118.1285
Wall St. target price$153.86
PE ratio 15.0278
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $10.81
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Share dealing platform comparison

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Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
Zero platform fee
Your first 100 trades are free with Fineco, T&Cs apply.
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
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0% commission, no markup, no ticket fee, no management fee
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Withdrawal fee & GDP to USD deposit conversion
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£0
£0
Zero platform fee
Join and receive a free share worth up to £100
Access unlimited commission-free trading on 3,800+ US stocks and ETFs with Stake. Capital at risk.
IG
0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
Interactive Investor
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Asbury Automotive Group stock?

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Is Asbury Automotive Group under- or over-valued?

Valuing Asbury Automotive Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Asbury Automotive Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Asbury Automotive Group's P/E ratio

Asbury Automotive Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, Asbury Automotive Group shares trade at around 15x 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.

Asbury Automotive Group's PEG ratio

Asbury Automotive Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.4556. 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 Asbury Automotive Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Asbury Automotive Group's EBITDA

Asbury Automotive Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $395.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Asbury Automotive Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Asbury Automotive Group financials

Revenue TTM $6.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 5.26%
Gross profit TTM $1.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.03%
Return on equity TTM 29.59%
Profit margin 3.08%
Book value $42.099
Market capitalisation $3.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Asbury Automotive Group shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "ABG.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 2.2 million Asbury Automotive Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Asbury Automotive Group's "short interest". This figure is 9.5% down from 2.4 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Asbury Automotive Group shares can be evaluated.

Asbury Automotive Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Asbury Automotive Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Asbury Automotive Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Asbury Automotive Group shares traded daily (recently around 228755.86061246). Asbury Automotive Group's SIR currently stands at 9.47. In other words for every 100,000 Asbury Automotive Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 9470 shares are currently held short.

However Asbury Automotive Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Asbury Automotive Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable Asbury Automotive Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Asbury Automotive Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.11% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Asbury Automotive Group shares in existence, roughly 110 shares are currently held short) or 0.1584% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Asbury Automotive Group shares, roughly 158 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Asbury Automotive Group.

Find out more about how you can short Asbury Automotive Group stock.

Asbury Automotive Group share dividends

We're not expecting Asbury Automotive Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Have Asbury Automotive Group's shares ever split?

Asbury Automotive Group's shares were split on a 1:2 basis on 16 June 2009. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Asbury Automotive Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Asbury Automotive Group shares which in turn could have impacted Asbury Automotive Group's share price.

Asbury Automotive Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Asbury Automotive Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $39.36 up to $172.32. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ABG.US volatility(beta: 1.75)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Asbury Automotive Group's is 1.7516. This would suggest that Asbury Automotive Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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Asbury Automotive Group overview

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. As of December 31, 2019, the company owned and operated 107 new vehicle franchises representing 31 brands of automobiles at 88 dealership locations; and 25 collision centers in the United States. Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia.

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