Auto Trader

In addition to being a fantastic place to work, Auto Trader does happen to be the UK’s number one motoring digital marketplace with over 11 million monthly unique users, carrying out over 140 million searches on more than 400,000 new and used vehicles. Over 3.5 million people access Auto Trader via their mobile devices every month through the mobile optimised site and apps. Our market leading products and solutions means that we have relationships with over 12,500 dealers in the UK. All of this adds up to an exciting tech company, with a focus on discovering new things, building on great relationships and having fun along the way.
Company Growth (employees)
Manchester, GB
Size (employees)
824 (est)-3%
Auto Trader was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Manchester, GB

Auto Trader Office Locations

Auto Trader has offices in Manchester, London, Brighton, Peterborough and in 6 other locations
Manchester, GB (HQ)
1 First St
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Auto Trader Data and Metrics

Auto Trader Financial Metrics

Auto Trader's revenue was reported to be £277 m in FY, 2016 which is a 10% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

277 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

194.4 m

Market capitalization (19-Sep-2017)

3.5 b

Closing share price (19-Sep-2017)


Cash (27-Mar-2016)

9.7 m
Auto Trader's current market capitalization is £3.5 b.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


232.9 m251.3 m277 m

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

137.1 m135.9 m222.9 m

Net Income

130.3 m133.5 m194.4 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


10 m9 m9.7 m

Accounts Receivable

39.6 m32.3 m28.7 m

Current Assets

630.9 m763.9 m992 m


81.6 m63.1 m13.6 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Income Taxes Paid

(6.8 m)(2.4 m)(28.5 m)
GBPY, 2016


308.5 k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Auto Trader News and Updates

Crash ahead? Odey's hedge fund ups its short stake in Auto Trader

Crispin Odey's eponymous hedge fund Odey Asset Management has been upping its short stake in Auto Trader over recent weeks. On Tuesday, the fund increased its short position in the used car business to 1.3 per cent from 1.26 per cent, implying that Odey may just be banking on a crash ahead for Au…

India-based used car marketplace Truebil refills its tank with $3M raise

 Truebil, a marketplace for selling used cars in India, has closed a $3 million post-Series A funding round from China’s Shunwei Capital. Its $5.5 million Series A was raised in January 2016. Unlike more traditional rivals like CarTrade, which just raised $55 million led by Singapore’s Temasek, its …

The FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 reshuffles for December have been confirmed

Medical products company Convatec has successfully made its way into the FTSE 100 after floating on the London Stock Exchange’s main market at the end of October. Convatec will be joined by Irish packaging firm Smurfit Kappa on the blue-chip index tomorrow morning. Making way are building mate…
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