Impact of Brokerage Rating on AutoNation, Inc.(AN)

Many AutoNation, Inc.(AN) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. AutoNation was Initiated by Susquehanna to Neutral on Feb 2, 2017.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 9, 2017, Robert R Grusky (director) sold 5,000 shares at 47.76 per share price.On Feb 8, 2017, Jonathan P Ferrando (EVP – GC, Corp Dev & HR) sold 49,347 shares at 48.88 per share price.On Jun 9, 2016, William R Berman (EVP and COO) sold 1,473 shares at 50.77 per share price.

AutoNation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 3, 2017. The company reported $0.95 EPS for the quarter. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.95. The company had revenue of $5480.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5588.81 million. The companys revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.96 EPS.

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) has received a short term rating of strong sell from experts at Zacks with a rank of 5. The stock has been rated an average of 2.69 by 13 Brokerage Firm. 1 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 2 stock experts have also suggested a buy rating. 10 Brokerage Firms have advised hold.

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) stock has received a short term price target of $ 53.5 from 6 Analyst. The share price can be expected to fluctuate from the mean short term target, can be seen from the standard deviation reading of $2.88. The higher estimate of target price is $57 , while the lower price target estimate is $49

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) rose 0.76% or 0.36 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $47.03 the stock was seen hitting $47.97 as a peak level and $46.82 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $47.53. The daily volume was measured at 1,417,574 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $54.15 and the 52-week low is $39.28. The company has a market cap of $4,796 million.

AutoNation, Inc. is the one of the largest automotive retailers in the United States. The company owns and operates new vehicle franchises from dealership locations in major metropolitan markets in numerous states, predominantly in the Sunbelt states. Its business consists primarily of the sale, financing and servicing of new and used vehicles. The company also provides other related services and products, such as the sale of parts and accessories, extended service contracts, aftermarket automotive products and collision repair services.


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