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tickrz rank
A
AutoNation Inc (AN)
Services | Auto Dealerships
CEO: Michael J. Jackson
Employees: 26000
autonation.com
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
Pure Value Rank8Dividend RankNO DIVIDEND
Moat Rank52Financial Strength Rank203
Growth Rank54Momentum Rank451
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
Dividend Yield0%
Payout RatioN/A
3 yr Dividend GrowthN/A
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio9.22x
P/B Ratio1.64x
P/S Ratio0.18x
EV/EBITDA Ratio6.17x
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Piotroski F-Score5
Debt-to-Equity105%
Interest Coverage4.61x
MOAT
ROE19.13%
ROIC11.33%
Net Margin2%
GROWTH
5 yr EPS Growth16.79%
5 yr SPS Growth9.33%
5 yr BPS Growth10.47%
tickrz A-Ranked AutoNation Inc scores well on valuation
 tickrz summary
AutoNation Inc receives an A ranking in our proprietary multi-factor ranking approach that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
 value
 pure value ranking Warren Buffett ranking
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. AutoNation Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 9.2x, a P/B ratio of 1.6x, a P/S ratio of 0.2x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 6.2x. AutoNation Inc ranks 8 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.AutoNation Inc ranks 16 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, AutoNation Inc warrants further investigation.

 quality
 moat financial strength
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. AutoNation Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Services sector. AutoNation Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 5 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 4.61x, a debt/equity ratio of 105% and a Moat Rank of 52 translate to an average Financial Strength score.


 momentum
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -12.6% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 451. Based on its 12 month stock performance, AutoNation Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

 yield
 value + yield
AutoNation Inc currently does not pay a dividend so it ranks last among S&P 500 companies using our dividend ranking methodology. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

 growth
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 16.8% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 9.3% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 10.5% speak to its impressive growth ranking.

AutoNation Inc (AN)
Services | Auto Dealerships
CEO: Michael J. Jackson
Employees: 26000
autonation.com


tickrz rank
A

VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio9.22x
P/B Ratio1.64x
P/S Ratio0.18x
EV/EBITDA Ratio6.17x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
Dividend Yield0%
Payout RatioN/A
3 yr Dividend GrowthN/A
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Piotroski F-Score5
Debt-to-Equity105%
Interest Coverage4.61x
MOAT
ROE19.13%
ROIC11.33%
Net Margin2%
GROWTH
5 yr EPS Growth16.79%
5 yr SPS Growth9.33%
5 yr BPS Growth10.47%

TICKRZ RANK
AutoNation Inc receives an A ranking in our proprietary multi-factor ranking approach that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. AutoNation Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 9.2x, a P/B ratio of 1.6x, a P/S ratio of 0.2x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 6.2x. AutoNation Inc ranks 8 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
AutoNation Inc ranks 16 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, AutoNation Inc warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. AutoNation Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Services sector.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
AutoNation Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 5 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 4.61x, a debt/equity ratio of 105% and a Moat Rank of 52 translate to an average Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -12.6% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 451. Based on its 12 month stock performance, AutoNation Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
AutoNation Inc currently does not pay a dividend so it ranks last among S&P 500 companies using our dividend ranking methodology. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 16.8% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 9.3% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 10.5% speak to its impressive growth ranking.