AutoNation Valuation

AutoNation Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 44.15  0.15  0.34%

AutoNation Inc shows prevailing Real Value of $49.4 per share. The current price of the firm is $44.15. At this time the firm appears to be under valued. Macroaxis approximates value of AutoNation Inc from analyzing the firm fundamentals such as Current Valuation of 11.17B, Return On Equity of 17.58% and Profit Margin of 1.9% as well as examining its technical indicators and Probability Of Bankruptcy. In general, we favor to go long with undervalued instruments and to trade away overvalued instruments since at some point assets prices and their ongoing real values will blend.

Taking a look at a recent 8-K filing, we can see the company’s third quarter numbers for 2016. The stand-alone pre-owned vehicle sales and service centers is the next phase of the company’s retail brand strategy. Net income from continuing operations for the third quarter of 2016 was $108 million, compared to net income from continuing operations of $119 million from the same period in the prior year. Income has slowed down but they are still going along with the next phase of their plan.

Switching gears to the chart, we can see that price has increased nicely from the lows of 2008. Currently, price is off the highs and has retraced slightly, which is a good sign because people are selling taking profits off the table. Now would be a solid time to look for entry possibilities if you think the stock has retraced enough. Be sure to complete detailed research and analysis, and not just focus on a chart.

Valuation Drivers Correlation

Selected AutoNation Inc Valuation Data Over Time

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AutoNation Inc is rated below average in beta category among related companies. It is rated below average in price to book category among related companies fabricating about  1.74  of Price to Book per Beta.
Under Valued
October 16, 2017
44.15
Market Value
Downside upside
49.4
Real Value
Target Price Odds
 Above  Below  
53.21
Upside
Upside upside
AutoNation is not too risky asset. Calculation of real value of AutoNation Inc is based on 1 month time horizon. Increasing AutoNation Inc time horizon generally increases accuracy of value calculation and significantly improves predictive power of the methodology used.

Recommendations

AutoNation Analyst Recommendations
Target PriceAdvice# of Analysts
53.5Hold6Odds
AutoNation Inc current and past analyst recommendations published by number of research institutions as well as average analyst consensus
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Tax Efficiency

AutoNation Inc Tax Efficiency History

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Market Capitalization

AutoNation Market Capitalization Analysis
AutoNation Inc is rated fourth in market capitalization category among related companies. Market capitalization of Vehicle Sales And Repair industry is presently estimated at about 34.6 Billion. AutoNation retains roughly 4.42 Billion in market capitalization claiming about 13% of Vehicle Sales And Repair industry.
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