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Auto Trader Group is an automotive classified advertising business. The Company specializes in new and second-hand automotive sales, including cars sold by private sellers and trade dealers.

TypePublic
Founded1977
HQManchester, GB
Websiteautotrader.co.uk
Employee Ratings5

Locations

Auto Trader is headquartered in
Manchester, United Kingdom

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2019)798
Revenue (FY, 2019)£355.1 M(+8%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)£5.9 (+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Auto Trader

Ed Williams

Ed Williams

Chairman
Nathan Coe

Nathan Coe

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Jill Easterbrook

Jill Easterbrook

Independent Non-Executive Director
Claire Baty

Claire Baty

Company Secretary and Director of Governance
Catherine Faiers

Catherine Faiers

Chief Operating Officer, Director
Jamie Warner

Jamie Warner

Chief Financial Officer, Director
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Auto Trader Office Locations

Auto Trader has an office in Manchester
Manchester, GB (HQ)
4th Floor, 1 Tony Wilson Pl
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Auto Trader Financials and Metrics

Auto Trader Revenue

Auto Trader's revenue was reported to be £355.10 m in FY, 2019 which is a 7.6% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2020)

186.7m

Net income (H1, 2020)

103.2m

EBIT (H1, 2020)

131.4m

Market capitalization (23-Oct-2020)

5.7b

Closing stock price (23-Oct-2020)

5.9

Cash (30-Sept-2019)

31.1m

EV

6.0b
Auto Trader's current market capitalization is £5.7 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

281.6m311.4m330.1m355.1m

Revenue growth, %

10%11%6%8%

Operating expense total

112.0m108.3m109.5m112.3m

EBIT

169.6m203.1m220.6m243.7m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

138.2m153.9m165.0m176.8m186.7m

Operating expense total

55.3m53.3m55.4m56.2m57.1m

EBIT

82.9m100.6m109.6m120.6m131.4m

EBIT margin, %

60%65%66%68%70%
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

10.4m8.0m4.3m5.9m

Accounts Receivable

29.3m21.3m25.4m24.9m

Prepaid Expenses

3.2m3.3m2.9m

Current Assets

62.4m58.7m59.8m62.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

12.1m18.5m5.8m3.6m31.1m

Accounts Receivable

33.8m23.1m24.9m26.6m25.1m

Prepaid Expenses

3.3m3.4m2.9m3.2m

Current Assets

63.8m71.0m58.6m60.6m89.0m
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

10.6m8.0m7.1m8.9m

Accounts Payable

5.3m(2.3m)(1.5m)2.2m

Cash From Operating Activities

164.1m178.1m186.7m216.3m

Purchases of PP&E

(2.3m)(2.5m)(2.3m)(1.7m)
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

5.6m4.3m3.6m4.5m3.3m

Accounts Payable

5.0m(2.6m)800.0k3.7m100.0k

Cash From Operating Activities

87.5m88.6m95.6m109.2m85.4m

Purchases of PP&E

(1.0m)(1.7m)(1.8m)(500.0k)(700.0k)
GBPH1, 2016

Debt/Equity

-4 x

Debt/Assets

1.1 x

Financial Leverage

-3.5 x
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Auto Trader Operating Metrics

FY, 2015H1, 2016FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018H1, 2019FY, 2019H1, 2020

Average Number of Advert Views per Month

226 m240 m243 m250 m247 m245 m246 m247 m239 m233 m

Average Revenue per Retailer

£1.25 k£1.35 k£1.38 k£1.53 k£1.55 k£1.67 k£1.70 k£1.83 k£1.84 k£1.95 k

Average Retailer Forecourts

13.45 k13.50 k13.51 k13.37 k13.30 k13.21 k13.21 k13.15 k13.24 k13.32 k

Retailers

6.60 k5 k8 k5 k
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Auto Trader Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Auto Trader Holding Limited
Auto Trader Limited
Motor Trade Delivery Limited
Trader Licensing Limited
Trader Media Holdings Ireland Limited
Trader Media Ireland Unlimited
Webzone Limited

Auto Trader Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

79/100

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Auto Trader Revenue Breakdown

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Auto Trader revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 98.5% from UK and 1.5% from Other

Auto Trader Online and Social Media Presence

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Auto Trader News and Updates

Auto Trader Expands Relationship with Google Cloud to Accelerate Digital Transformation

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Auto Trader, the UK's largest automotive marketplace, has implemented Looker as part of its wider digital transformation initiative. Looker's analytics platform provides Auto Trader with access to vital insights to deliver data-driven...

Auto Trader plans equity raise to shore up cash

UK online car marketplace Auto Trader said on Wednesday it would sell up to 46.5 million new shares, worth 5% of its share capital, to institutional investors in a bid to shore up cash during the coronavirus crisis.

Auto Trader revs up profit despite car market challenges

Auto Trader – the UK’s largest new and used cars marketplace – reported a jump in revenue and profit in [...] The post Auto Trader revs up profit despite car market challenges appeared first on CityAM.

Executives from iovox and Auto Trader UK Share the Stage in Miami to Discuss Positive Commercial Impacts of Call Tracking and Analytics

MIAMI, June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Joined by 30 other C-level executive speakers at the Global Online Marketplaces Summit in Miami, iovox co-founder and CEO Ryan Gallagher and Auto Trader UK executive, David Coleman-Jones will share the stage to highlight the positive impact call and SMS ...
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Auto Trader Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Auto Trader founded?

    Auto Trader was founded in 1977.

  • Who are Auto Trader key executives?

    Auto Trader's key executives are Ed Williams, Nathan Coe and Jill Easterbrook.

  • How many employees does Auto Trader have?

    Auto Trader has 798 employees.

  • What is Auto Trader revenue?

    Latest Auto Trader annual revenue is £355.1 m.

  • What is Auto Trader revenue per employee?

    Latest Auto Trader revenue per employee is £445 k.

  • Who are Auto Trader competitors?

    Competitors of Auto Trader include Auto1 Group, Edmunds and TrueCar.

  • Where is Auto Trader headquarters?

    Auto Trader headquarters is located at 4th Floor, 1 Tony Wilson Pl, Manchester.

  • Where are Auto Trader offices?

    Auto Trader has an office in Manchester.

  • How many offices does Auto Trader have?

    Auto Trader has 1 office.