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AutoNation is an automotive retailer and a provider of new and pre-owned vehicles and associated services. The company operates through three segments: Domestic, Import, and Premium Luxury. It offers a range of automotive products and services, including new and used vehicles; and parts and services, such as automotive repair and maintenance, and wholesale parts and collision services. The company also provides automotive finance and insurance products comprising vehicle services and other protection products, as well as arranges finance for vehicle purchases through third-party finance sources.
TypePublic
Founded1996
HQFort Lauderdale, FL, US
Websiteautonation.com
Employee Ratings2.7
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)25,000(-3%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$21.3 B
Share Price (Feb 2021)$75
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at AutoNation

Mike Jackson

Mike Jackson

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Jim Bender

Jim Bender

President and Chief Operating Officer
Wayne Huizenga

Wayne Huizenga

Founder
Dave Koehler

Dave Koehler

Eastern Region President
Steve Kwak

Steve Kwak

Western Region President
Robert Quartaro

Robert Quartaro

Vice President Investor Relations
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AutoNation Office Locations

AutoNation has an office in Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, FL, US (HQ)
200 SW 1st Ave
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AutoNation Financials and Metrics

AutoNation Revenue

AutoNation's revenue was reported to be $21.34 b in FY, 2019
USD

Net income (FY, 2020)

381.6m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

563.2m

Market capitalization (26-Feb-2021)

6.2b

Closing stock price (26-Feb-2021)

75.0

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

569.6m

EV

8.0b
AutoNation's current market capitalization is $6.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

17.5b19.1b20.9b21.6b21.5b21.4b21.3b

Revenue growth, %

9%9%4%0%

Cost of goods sold

14.8b16.1b17.6b18.3b18.2b18.0b17.8b16.8b

Gross profit

2.8b3.0b3.3b3.3b3.4b3.4b3.5b
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

5.4b5.0b5.3b5.5b2.7b

Cost of goods sold

4.1b4.6b3.9b2.6b

Gross profit

849.2m887.4m167.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

17%16%6%
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

95.1m86.6m69.7m69.2m75.4m74.1m64.8m69.2m48.6m42.5m569.6m

Accounts Receivable

462.0m587.4m698.4m1.0b1.1b976.2m916.7m845.2m

Prepaid Expenses

205.0m193.0m196.1m208.7m146.6m

Inventories

1.9b1.8b2.4b2.8b2.9b3.6b3.5b3.4b3.7b3.3b2.6b
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

226.6m281.4m316.4m374.9m418.7m442.6m430.5m434.6m381.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

76.8m83.7m127.4m143.4m158.6m

Inventories

(448.6m)70.1m(474.7m)(400.1m)(27.3m)(548.8m)259.1m39.3m(319.5m)703.6m

Accounts Payable

11.8m38.4m35.1m36.7m7.5m37.7m(5.8m)500.0k1.7m(17.6m)47.7m
USDQ2, 2010

Financial Leverage

2.8 x
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AutoNation Operating Metrics

AutoNation's Stores was reported to be 260 in FY, 2016. AutoNation's Customers was reported to be 11 m in Aug, 2017.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016Aug, 2017

Brands

34 35 35

Customers

11 m

Stores

232 254 260
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AutoNation Revenue Breakdown

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AutoNation revenue breakdown by business segment: 35.2% from Domestic, 32.5% from Import and 32.3% from Premium Luxury

AutoNation Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

97/100

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AutoNation Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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AutoNation Online and Social Media Presence

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AutoNation Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    67/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    73/100

  • Compensation

    B-

    68/100

  • Diversity

    B

    72/100

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AutoNation News and Updates

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AutoNation adjusted earnings reach an all-time high

AutoNation Inc. shares rose nearly 2% in Tuesday premarket trading after the automotive retailer reported record fourth-quarter adjusted earnings. Net income totaled $151.5 million, or $1.73 per share, down from $157.7 million, or $1.74 per share, last year. Adjusted EPS of $2.43 was up 94 cents fr…

AutoNation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Tuesday, February 16, 2021

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest and most recognized automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2020 on Tuesday, February 16, 2021....

AutoNation Profit Hits Record on Demand Rebound; Shares Gain

AutoNation Profit Hits Record on Demand Rebound; Shares Gain

AutoNation Reports 2nd Quarter GAAP and All-Time Record Quarterly Adjusted EPS from Continuing Operations

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- EPS from continuing operations was $3.18 compared to EPS from continuing operations of $1.12 in the prior year Second quarter 2020 net income from continuing operations included a non-cash unrealized gain related to our investment in...
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AutoNation Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was AutoNation founded?

    AutoNation was founded in 1996.

  • Who are AutoNation key executives?

    AutoNation's key executives are Mike Jackson, Jim Bender and Wayne Huizenga.

  • How many employees does AutoNation have?

    AutoNation has 25,000 employees.

  • Who are AutoNation competitors?

    Competitors of AutoNation include Vroom, Asbury Automotive Group and Group 1 Automotive.

  • Where is AutoNation headquarters?

    AutoNation headquarters is located at 200 SW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale.

  • Where are AutoNation offices?

    AutoNation has an office in Fort Lauderdale.

  • How many offices does AutoNation have?

    AutoNation has 1 office.