AutoNation Valuation Overview

AN -- USA Stock  

USD 49.36  0.35  0.71%

AutoNation prevailing Real Value cannot be determined due to lack of data. The current price of AutoNation is $49.36. Based on Macroaxis valuation methodology, the firm cannot be evaluated at this time. Macroaxis approximates value of AutoNation from analyzing the firm fundamentals such as Current Valuation of 10.84B, Return On Equity of 17.53% and Profit Margin of 1.99% 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.

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AutoNation is rated below average in beta category among related companies. It is rated below average in price to sales category among related companies fabricating about  0.13  of Price to Sales per Beta. The ratio of Beta to Price to Sales for AutoNation is roughly  7.90 

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