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 Metrics

Group 1 Automotive Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$10.9 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$1.6 b

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$147.1 m

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

$1.4 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$21 m
Group 1 Automotive's current market capitalization is $1.4 b.
Group 1 Automotive's revenue was reported to be $10.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 2% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$8.9 b$9.9 b$10.6 b$10.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$7.6 b$8.5 b$9.1 b$9.3 b

Gross profit

$1.3 b$1.4 b$1.5 b$1.6 b

Gross profit Margin, %



$273.3 m$302.1 m$278.3 m$340.2 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

$191.9 m$164.4 m$182.2 m$227.4 m

Net Income

$114 m$93 m$94 m$147.1 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$20.2 m$41 m$13 m$21 m


$24 m$24 m$27.9 m$34.9 m

Current Assets

$2 b$2 b$2.2 b$2.2 b


$796.4 m$950.4 m$1 b$1.1 b


$737.3 m$830.4 m$854.9 m$876.8 m

Total Assets

$3.8 b$4.1 b$4.4 b$4.5 b

Accounts Payable

$254.9 m$254.9 m$280.4 m$356.1 m

Total Debt

Current Liabilities

$1.9 b$1.9 b$2 b$2.1 b

Common Stock

$257 k$257 k$257 k

Preferred Stock

Additional Paid-in Capital

$368.6 m$286.9 m$291.1 m

Retained Earnings

$776.1 m$852.1 m$926.2 m$1.1 b

Total Equity

$1 b

Financial Leverage

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

Net Income

$114 m$93 m$94 m$147.1 m


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

Accounts Payable

$41.1 m$41.1 m$25.1 m$76.1 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$52.4 m$198.3 m$141 m$384.9 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 m$171.7 m$121 m($205 m)

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