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AutoNation Inc (AN)
Services | Specialty Retail
44  -1.76%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankA / 8Warren Buffett RankA / 42
Pure Value RankA / 9Dividend RankD / NO DIVIDEND
Moat RankA / 53Financial Strength RankC / 248
Growth RankA / 54Momentum RankD / 386
AN vs SPECIALTY RETAIL SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
ANSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO10.941919.61
EV/EBITDA RATIO6.8418.211.89
P/S RATIO0.211.72.06
P/B RATIO1.793.93.15
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY17.54%21%13.85%
RETURN ON CAPITAL10.72%20.45%10.02%
NET MARGIN2%6.45%9.77%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
0%
PAYOUT RATION/A
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTHN/A
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
5 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY103%
INTEREST COVERAGE4.3x
CURRENT RATIO0.76
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH16.79%
5 YR SPS GROWTH9.33%
5 YR BPS GROWTH10.47%
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tickrz A-Ranked AutoNation Inc scores well on valuation
tickrz rank A / 8
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 A / 9Warren Buffett ranking A / 42
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 10.9x, a P/B ratio of 1.8x, a P/S ratio of 0.2x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 6.8x. AutoNation Inc ranks 9 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.AutoNation Inc ranks 42 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 A / 53financial strength C / 248
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 4.3x, a debt/equity ratio of 103% and a Moat Rank of 53 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.


momentum D / 386
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 -3.35% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 386. Based on its 12 month stock performance, AutoNation Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield D / NO DIVIDEND
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 / 54
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 | Specialty Retail
44  -1.76%


tickrz rank
A
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio10.94x
P/B Ratio1.79x
P/S Ratio0.21x
EV/EBITDA Ratio6.84x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
0%
PAYOUT RATION/A
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTHN/A
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
5 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY103%
INTEREST COVERAGE4.3x
CURRENT RATIO0.76
MOAT
ROE17.54%
ROIC10.72%
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 10.9x, a P/B ratio of 1.8x, a P/S ratio of 0.2x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 6.8x. AutoNation Inc ranks 9 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
AutoNation Inc ranks 42 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 4.3x, a debt/equity ratio of 103% and a Moat Rank of 53 translate to a weak 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 -3.35% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 386. 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.