Sonic Automotive is an automotive retailer. The Company's operating segments include Franchised Dealerships and EchoPark. The Company's Franchised Dealerships segment consists of retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles and buy and sell used vehicles, sell replacement parts, perform vehicle repair and maintenance services, and arrange finance and insurance products. The EchoPark segment consists of standalone specialty retail locations that provide customers an opportunity to search, buy, service, finance and sell pre-owned vehicles.

Type
Public
HQ
Charlotte, US
Founded
1997
Size (employees)
9,800 (est)
Sonic Automotive was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Charlotte, US
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Key People/Management at Sonic Automotive

O. Bruton Smith

O. Bruton Smith

CEO
B. Scott Smith

B. Scott Smith

Chief Strategic Officer
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Sonic Automotive Office Locations

Sonic Automotive has an office in Charlotte
Charlotte, US (HQ)
4401 Colwick Road
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Sonic Automotive Financials and Metrics

Sonic Automotive Revenue

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Sonic Automotive's revenue was reported to be $9.87 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

2.4 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

352.5 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %

14.7%

Net income (Q1, 2018)

(2.2 m)

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

20.2 m

Market capitalization (18-Jul-2018)

834.2 m

Closing share price (18-Jul-2018)

19.6

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

9.2 m

EV

1.9 b
Sonic Automotive's current market capitalization is $834.2 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

8.8 b9.2 b9.6 b9.7 b9.9 b

Revenue growth, %

4%5%1%

Cost of goods sold

7.5 b7.8 b8.2 b8.3 b8.4 b

Gross profit

1.3 b1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b1.5 b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Revenue

2.2 b2.2 b2.4 b2.5 b2.2 b2.4 b2.6 b2.3 t2.4 b2.5 b2.4 b

Cost of goods sold

1.9 b1.9 b2.1 b2.1 b1.9 b2 b2.2 b1.9 t2 b2.1 b2 b

Gross profit

326.1 m335 m355.6 m360.3 m345.2 m353.3 m359.1 m350 b360.6 m362.6 m352.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %

15%15%15%14%15%15%14%15%15%14%15%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

3 m4.2 m3.6 m3.1 m6.4 m

Accounts Receivable

15.8 m

Inventories

1.3 b1.3 b1.6 b1.6 b1.5 b

Current Assets

1.7 b1.8 b2.1 b2 b2 b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Cash

9 m2.1 m4 m3.6 m2.5 m2.4 m2.4 m2.9 m6.6 m4.4 m13.4 m9.2 m

Inventories

1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.4 b1.4 b1.6 b1.6 b1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.4 b1.6 b

Current Assets

1.6 b1.7 b1.7 b1.8 b1.8 b1.9 b2 b1.9 b1.9 b2 b1.8 b2 b

PP&E

701 m701.1 m823.1 m829.7 m859.9 m908.2 m951.8 m978 m1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.2 b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

81.6 m97.2 m86.3 m93.2 m93 m

Depreciation and Amortization

(77.4 m)

Inventories

(78.6 m)(56.2 m)(291.1 m)35.5 m57.3 m

Cash From Operating Activities

126.4 m160.7 m69.5 m216.4 m162.9 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

23.3 m19.4 m14 m14.8 m26.5 m14.6 m22.8 m18.1 m(541 m)(2.2 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

(13.7 m)(16.4 m)(17.3 m)(17.3 m)(18.5 m)(18.9 m)(19.9 m)(21.2 b)

Inventories

12.1 m1.4 b1.4 b1.6 b1.6 b1.5 b1.6 b(42.8 m)

Accounts Payable

113.6 m113.5 m138.5 m129.9 m108.2 m125.3 m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

93.3 x

EV/CFO

34.4 x

Revenue/Employee

245 k

Financial Leverage

4.9 x
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Sonic Automotive Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Brands

25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25

Dealerships

100 99 99 96 102 102 111 107 104 105

Franchises

117 118 117 117 114 114 114 114 116 116 117
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Sonic Automotive Revenue Breakdown

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Sonic Automotive revenue breakdown by business segment: 100.0% from Franchised Dealerships

Sonic Automotive revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 100.0% from EchoPark

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Sonic Automotive Online and Social Media Presence

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Sonic Automotive News and Updates

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Sonic Automotive Company Life and Culture

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