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Group 1 Automotive is an operator in the automotive retailing industry. It sells new and used cars and light trucks, arranges related vehicle financing, sells service contracts, provides maintenance and repair services, and sells vehicle parts.

TypePublic
Founded1997
HQHouston, TX, US
Websitegroup1auto.com
Employee Ratings3.2
Overall CultureA-

Locations

Group 1 Automotive is headquartered in
Houston, United States

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)15,296(+5%)
Job Openings436
Revenue (FY, 2020)$10.9 B(-9%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$169.6(-3%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Group 1 Automotive

Earl J. Hesterberg

Earl J. Hesterberg

President and Chief Executive Officer
John C. Rickel

John C. Rickel

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Daryl Kenningham

Daryl Kenningham

President, U.S. and Brazilian Operations
Frank Grese

Frank Grese

Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Training, and Operations Support
Darryl M. Burman

Darryl M. Burman

Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Peter C. DeLongchamps

Peter C. DeLongchamps

Senior Vice President, Manufacturer Relations, Financial Services and Public Affairs
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Group 1 Automotive Office Locations

Group 1 Automotive has an office in Houston
Houston, TX, US (HQ)
800 Gessner Rd, Suite 500
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Group 1 Automotive Financials and Metrics

Group 1 Automotive Revenue

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Group 1 Automotive's revenue was reported to be $10.85 b in FY, 2020
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

10.9b

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

1.8b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

16.3%

Net income (FY, 2020)

286.5m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

486.1m

Market capitalization (22-Jul-2021)

3.1b

Closing stock price (22-Jul-2021)

169.6

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

87.3m

EV

4.6b
Group 1 Automotive's current market capitalization is $3.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

11.1b11.6b12.0b10.9b

Revenue growth, %

4%4%

Cost of goods sold

9.5b9.9b10.2b9.1b

Gross profit

1.6b1.7b1.8b1.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

2.9b2.9b2.9b2.8b3.0b3.1b2.7b2.1b3.0b

Cost of goods sold

2.4b2.5b2.5b2.4b2.6b2.7b2.3b1.8b2.5b

Gross profit

419.8m438.2m435.1m431.5m454.3m465.6m416.5m358.8m511.9m

Gross profit Margin, %

15%15%15%15%15%15%15%17%17%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

28.8m15.9m23.8m87.3m

Accounts Receivable

188.6m197.2m227.9m

Prepaid Expenses

42.1m82.7m96.4m19.4m

Inventories

1.8b1.8b1.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

33.1m41.6m32.0m33.6m37.7m41.0m19.2m72.7m66.2m

Prepaid Expenses

77.9m81.0m78.0m92.0m89.7m74.4m82.6m88.0m39.8m

Inventories

1.8b1.7b1.7b1.9b1.8b1.8b2.0b1.3b1.4b

Current Assets

2.4b2.3b2.2b2.4b2.4b2.4b2.4b1.8b1.9b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

213.4m157.8m174.0m286.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

57.9m67.1m71.6m75.8m

Inventories

44.0m(80.6m)(28.8m)416.1m

Accounts Payable

35.6m18.4m123.1m(45.9m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

35.8m92.3m127.1m38.6m87.9m125.9m29.8m60.0m186.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

16.3m33.0m50.0m17.0m34.9m53.0m18.6m37.4m56.5m

Inventories

7.2m47.3m33.7m(28.1m)31.7m41.7m(125.7m)536.7m499.6m

Accounts Payable

65.2m26.1m35.5m101.6m77.3m99.1m(98.1m)(48.0m)(58.8m)
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

788.5k

Debt/Equity

2.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.6 x

Financial Leverage

4.3 x
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Group 1 Automotive Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Franchises

227238242

Franchises (Toyota/Lexus)

25

Franchises (BMW/MINI)

46

Franchises (Volkswagen/Audi/Porsche/SEAT/SKODA)

33
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Group 1 Automotive Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Audi Fort WorthAugust 15, 2017
Beadles GroupJuly 05, 2017
Spire AutomotiveFebruary 12, 2016
Acanthicus Empreendimentos Imobiliários Ltda. (Brazil)
Advantagecars.com, Inc. (DE)
Amarillo Motors-F, Inc. (DE)
AR Centro-Oeste Comércio de Veículos Ltda. (Brazil)
AR Sudeste Comércio de Veiculos Ltda. (Brazil)
AR - Veículos e Participações Ltda. (Brazil
Baron Development Company, LLC (KS)
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Group 1 Automotive Revenue Breakdown

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Group 1 Automotive revenue breakdown by business segment: 28.0% from Used Vehicle Retail Sales, 52.4% from New Vehicle Retail Sales, 12.5% from Parts and Service and 7.1% from Other

Group 1 Automotive revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 76.3% from United States, 20.0% from United Kingdom and 3.7% from Other

Group 1 Automotive Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

69/100

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Group 1 Automotive Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

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Group 1 Automotive Online and Social Media Presence

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Group 1 Automotive Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    74/100

  • CEO Rating

    A

    76/100

  • Compensation

    C

    63/100

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Group 1 Automotive Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Group 1 Automotive founded?

    Group 1 Automotive was founded in 1997.

  • Who are Group 1 Automotive key executives?

    Group 1 Automotive's key executives are Earl J. Hesterberg, John C. Rickel and Daryl Kenningham.

  • How many employees does Group 1 Automotive have?

    Group 1 Automotive has 15,296 employees.

  • What is Group 1 Automotive revenue?

    Latest Group 1 Automotive annual revenue is $10.9 b.

  • What is Group 1 Automotive revenue per employee?

    Latest Group 1 Automotive revenue per employee is $709.5 k.

  • Who are Group 1 Automotive competitors?

    Competitors of Group 1 Automotive include Asbury Automotive Group, Lithia Motors and AutoNation.

  • Where is Group 1 Automotive headquarters?

    Group 1 Automotive headquarters is located at 800 Gessner Rd, Suite 500, Houston.

  • Where are Group 1 Automotive offices?

    Group 1 Automotive has an office in Houston.

  • How many offices does Group 1 Automotive have?

    Group 1 Automotive has 1 office.