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Last $24.04 USD
Change Today -0.54 / -2.20%
Volume 297.7K
As of 8:04 PM 04/17/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

sonic automotive inc-class a (SAH) Snapshot

Open
$24.30
Previous Close
$24.58
Day High
$24.30
Day Low
$23.83
52 Week High
07/7/14 - $27.87
52 Week Low
10/14/14 - $21.76
Market Cap
1.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
197.0K
EPS TTM
$1.91
Shares Outstanding
38.9M
EX-Date
03/11/15
P/E TM
12.6x
Dividend
$0.10
Dividend Yield
0.42%
Current Stock Chart for SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A (SAH)

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sonic automotive inc-class a (SAH) Details

Sonic Automotive, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. It operates through two segments, Franchised Dealerships and EchoPark. The Franchised Dealerships segment is involved in the sale of new and used cars and light trucks; sale replacement parts; provision of vehicle maintenance, manufacturer warranty repairs, paint, and collision repair services; and arrangement of extended warranties, service contracts, financing, insurance, and other aftermarket products. The EchoPark segment operates stand-alone pre-owned specialty retail locations, which enables customers to search, buy, service, and sell their pre-owned vehicles. As of December 31, 2014, it operated 118 franchises in 13 states representing 25 different brands of cars and light trucks; 19 collision repair centers; two stand-alone pre-owned specialty retail locations under the EchoPark brand; and 100 stores. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

9,300 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1997

sonic automotive inc-class a (SAH) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Offi...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Co-Founder, President, Chief Strategic Office...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $642.7K
Executive Vice President of Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $922.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

sonic automotive inc-class a (SAH) Key Developments

Sonic Automotive Inc., Annual General Meeting, Apr 14, 2015

Sonic Automotive Inc., Annual General Meeting, Apr 14, 2015., at 10:30 US Eastern Standard Time. Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway,. Agenda: To elect 10 directors; to ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as Sonic's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015; to approve, on a non-binding, advisory basis, Sonic's named executive officer compensation; to approve the amendment and restatement of the Sonic Automotive, Inc. 2012 Stock Incentive Plan; and to transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.

Sonic Automotive, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on April 15, 2015

Sonic Automotive Inc. announced that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly dividend of $0.025 per share payable in cash for stockholders of record on March 13, 2015. The dividend will be payable on April 15, 2015.

Sonic Automotive Inc. Announces Unaudited Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2015; Reports Impairment Charges for the Fourth Quarter Ended December 31, 2014; Announces Expansion Plans

Sonic Automotive Inc. announced unaudited earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $2,351,828,000 compared with $2,315,369,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $62,470,000 compared with $59,264,000 for the same period a year ago. Income from continuing operations before taxes was $45,002,000 compared with $40,394,000 for the same period a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $26,957,000 or $0.52 per diluted share compared with $29,562,000 or $0.55 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net income was $26,126,000 or $0.50 per diluted share compared with $28,084,000 or $0.53 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. On adjusted basis, the company reported income from continuing operations was $32,545,000 or $0.63 per diluted share compared with $35,584,000 or $0.67 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net income was $31,714,000 or $0.61 per diluted share compared with $34,106,000 or $0.64 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. For the full year, the company reported total revenues of $9,197,099,000 compared with $8,843,168,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $233,613,000 compared with $234,603,000 for the same period a year ago. Income from continuing operations before taxes was $161,727,000 compared with $129,021,000 for the same period a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $98,559,000 or $1.87 per diluted share compared with $84,678,000 or $1.59 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net income was $97,217,000 or $1.84 per diluted share compared with $81,618,000 or $1.53 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. On adjusted basis, the company reported income from continuing operations was $100,032,000 or $1.90 per diluted share compared with $108,404,000 or $2.03 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net income was $97,846,000 or $1.86 per diluted share compared with $105,344,000 or $1.98 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. CapEx for 2014, total spend of $164 million, offset by $44 million in mortgages. For the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014, the company recorded impairment charges of $6,379,000 against $9,803,000 a year ago. For 2015, the company expects diluted earnings per share from continuing operations for 2015 to be between $1.85 and $1.95 per share. Excluding the effects of EchoPark on this range, adjusted diluted earnings per share from continuing operations from historical franchised group of stores is expected to be between $2.01 and $2.11 per share. CapEx total spend estimated to be $201 million, offset by $100 million in mortgages. The company expected at least 2 additional locations in Greater Denver market to open in 2015, and is currently searching for real estate to begin planning for opening of second market for EchoPark in 2016.

 

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