AutoNation Profile

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AutoNation exotic insider transaction detected

AutoNation Inc insider trading alert for general transaction of common stock par value $0.01 per share by Lampert Edward S, the corporate stakeholder, on February 20, 2018. This event was filed by Autonation Inc with SEC on 2008-03-05. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   

AutoNation Summary

AutoNation sells cars to people using the online platform and other outlets. With current boom in auto lending, anyone who has been selling cars has been able to take advantage. However, with the risk of auto subprime lending, it is now crucial that people pay attention to the late payment and default rates of these auto loans. If people begin to slack on paying back loans, banks lose money and this could slow down the sale of automobiles. Let us jump into the company?s latest numbers to see how they are progressing. [more]
AutoNation Inc (AN) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in FLORIDA, U.S.A and employs 26,000 people. AutoNation is listed under Retail category by Fama And French industry classification.The company currently falls under 'Mid-Cap' category with market capitalization of 4.86 B. AutoNation Inc is active under Services sector as part of Vehicle Sales And Repair industry. This company has 91.6 M outstanding shares of which 11.46 M shares are presently sold short in the market by investors with about 9.2 days to cover all shorted shares. AUTONATION INC reports about 53.3 M in cash with 494.2 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.58.
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Major Institutional Holders

InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Capital Research Global InvestorsCommon Shares6 M308 M
Blackrock IncCommon Shares5.7 M291 M
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AutoNation, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. AutoNation operates under Vehicle Sales And Repair classification in USA and traded on New York Stock Exchange exchange. more
Fama & French Retail
Fama & French Classification
NameAutoNation Inc
Chairman, CEO and PresMichael JacksonAll Leadership
Analyst Consensus
Piotroski F Score
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Vehicles, Vehicle Sales And Repair
InstrumentUSA Stock Stocks Directory
RegionNorth America
LocationFLORIDA, U.S.A
Business Address200 SW 1st Avenue
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number00350698.0
IndustryVehicle Sales And Repair
Contact Number954 769 6000
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar


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AutoNation Earnings Estimates
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Quarterly Estimate0.93April 28, 2017
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AutoNation Corporate Directors
Karen Francis Independent Director
Kaveh Khosrowshahi Independent Director
Michael Larson Independent Director