AutoNation Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:AN)

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$46.38 $0.35 (0.76%) AN stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

Watch the robo advisor video of AutoNation stock analysis on Amigobulls. Our analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for AN stock is shown in the video.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

AutoNation, Inc. Stock Rating 2.9/5

Amigobulls AN stock analysis uses latest quarter 2018 Q2 financial data like AutoNation revenue growth, profit margins and cash flows. AutoNation valuation analysis is based on relative valuation multiples like PE ratio and price to sales ratio. AutoNation stock rating is our opinion about the business fundamentals of the company.

Should you buy AN stock?

  • AN stock is trading at an earnings multiple of 10.9 which is better than the sector average of 21.5.
  • AN stock is trading at a favorable price to sales multiple of 0.2 as against the Retail-Wholesale sector average multiple of 0.8.
  • AutoNation has an attractive ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) of 11.6
  • AutoNation has a good Return On Equity (ROE) of 18.3.

Should you sell AN stock?

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Investors can use Amigobulls AutoNation stock analysis as a tool to arrive at accurate conclusions regarding financial health of the company and its valuation. Fundamentals of a company give detailed information which helps in making invesment decisions.

AutoNation revenue growth and profit or net income are the main underlying forces which could detremine the direction of the share price. Technical analysis comes in handy to check whether the market sentiment is in line with the fundamental picture of the company.