Group 1 Automotive

Group 1 owns and operates 162 automotive dealerships, 212 franchises, and 37 collision centers in the United States, United Kingdom and Brazil. Through its dealerships, The Company sells new and used cars and light trucks; arranges related vehicle financing; sells service contracts; provides maintenance and repair services and sells vehicle parts.

Houston, US
Size (employees)
12,750 (est)
Group 1 Automotive was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Houston, US

Key People at Group 1 Automotive

Earl J. Hesterberg

Earl J. Hesterberg

President and Chief Executive Officer

Group 1 Automotive Office Locations

Group 1 Automotive has offices in Houston and Brooklyn
Houston, US (HQ)
500 One Memorial City Plaza 800 Gessner Rd
Brooklyn, US
15th Ave
Houston, US
1200 1401 Mc Kinney St
Brooklyn, US
6201 15th Ave

Group 1 Automotive Data and Metrics

Group 1 Automotive Financial Metrics

Group 1 Automotive's revenue was reported to be $10.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 2% increase from the previous period.
$, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

10.9 b

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


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

1.6 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

147.1 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

340.2 m

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

1.2 b

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

21 m


1.2 b
Group 1 Automotive's current market capitalization is $1.2 b.
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


8.9 b9.9 b10.6 b10.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

7.6 b8.5 b9.1 b9.3 b

Gross profit

1.3 b1.4 b1.5 b1.6 b

Gross profit Margin, %



273.3 m302.1 m278.3 m340.2 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

191.9 m164.4 m182.2 m227.4 m

Net Income

114 m93 m94 m147.1 m
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


20.2 m41 m13 m21 m


24 m24 m27.9 m34.9 m

Current Assets

2 b2 b2.2 b2.2 b


796.4 m950.4 m1 b1.1 b


737.3 m830.4 m854.9 m876.8 m

Total Assets

3.8 b4.1 b4.4 b4.5 b

Accounts Payable

254.9 m254.9 m280.4 m356.1 m

Current Liabilities

1.9 b1.9 b2 b2.1 b

Common Stock

257 k257 k257 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

368.6 m286.9 m291.1 m

Retained Earnings

776.1 m852.1 m926.2 m1.1 b

Total Equity

1 b

Financial Leverage

3.7 x
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

114 m93 m94 m147.1 m


(241.9 m)(241.9 m)(186.6 m)79.3 m

Accounts Payable

41.1 m41.1 m25.1 m76.1 m

Cash From Operating Activities

52.4 m198.3 m141 m384.9 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(268.7 m)(347.1 m)(284.5 m)(174 m)

Dividends Paid

(15.8 m)(17.1 m)(19.9 m)(20 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

236 m171.7 m121 m(205 m)
$, USDY, 2016


3.4 x


3 x


850.6 k

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