AutoNation Buy or Sell Recommendation

AutoNation -- USA Stock  

USD 45.87  0.12  0.26%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding AutoNation is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides AutoNation buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding AutoNation positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of AutoNation available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from AutoNation buy-and-hold prospective. Check also AutoNation Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus.

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For the selected time horizon AutoNation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.25, jensen alpha of 0.26, total risk alpha of 0.22, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 1.00
AutoNation buy, hold, or sell suggestion module can be used to check and cross-verify current buy, hold, or sell recommendation provided by analysts analyzing the organization potential to grow using all of fundamental, technical, data market data available at the time. To make sure AutoNation is not overpriced, please confirm all AutoNation fundamentals including its Price to Book, Cash and Equivalents, Cash Flow from Operations, as well as the relationship between Gross Profit and Debt to Equity . Given that AutoNation has Number of Shares Shorted of 11.46 M, we suggest you validate AutoNation market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

AutoNation Thematic Classifications

Retail IdeaRetail
USA Equities from Retail industry as classified by Fama & French

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.26Value At Risk2.93
Potential Upside2.18Standard Deviation1.69
 Return Density 

AutoNation Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.27
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.13

AutoNation Volatility Alert

AutoNation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.23 and kurtosis of -0.16. However, we advise investors to further study AutoNation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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AutoNation Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAutoNationPeer Average
Return On Equity18.59 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset4.86 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin2.02 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin3.67 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation10.68 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding91.82 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders13.25 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions91.35 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted11.46 M3.24 M
Price to Earning10.30 times40.69 times
Price to Book1.76 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.19 times17.81 times
Revenue21.53 B9.85 B
Gross Profit3.36 B21.75 B
EBITDA949.6 M1.41 B
Net Income435 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents69.2 M3.89 B
Cash per Share0.75 times5.17 times
Total Debt6.51 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity274.70 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.85 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share25.88 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations540.1 M1.25 B
Short Ratio9.20 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share4.43 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.75 times1.22 times
Number of Employees26 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization4.18 B29.78 B
Total Asset8.5 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings3.13 B38.24 B
Working Capital648.4 M3.58 B
Current Asset3.63 B36.8 B
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