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DATE TIME TYPE PERIOD REPORTED
EPS
ESTIMATED
EPS
SURPRISE
07/29/2022* -- Results Q2 2022 -- 2.63 --
07/29/2022* 11:00 EST Earnings Call Q2 2022 -- -- --
04/28/2022 -- Results Q1 2022 2.33 2.37 -1.50%
04/28/2022 11:00 EST Earnings Call Q1 2022 -- -- --
02/16/2022 -- Results Q4 2021 2.66 1.85 44.00%
02/16/2022 11:00 EST Earnings Call Q4 2021 -- -- --
10/28/2021 -- Results Q3 2021 1.96 1.92 1.91%
10/28/2021 11:00 EST Earnings Call Q3 2021 -- -- --
*Estimated Date/Time

Earnings

Next Report Date 07/29/2022 (est.)
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Last Report Date 04/28/2022
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Return Since 1.47%
Last FQE 12/31/2021
Next FQE 03/31/2022

Profile

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Sonic Automotive is one of the largest auto dealership groups in the United States. The company has 110 franchised stores in 17 states, primarily in metropolitan areas in California, Texas, and the Southeast, plus 47 EchoPark and Northwest Motorsport brand used-vehicle stores. In addition to new- and used-vehicle sales, the company derives revenue from parts and collision repair, finance, insurance, and wholesale auctions. Luxury and import dealerships make up about 88% of new-vehicle revenue, while Honda, BMW, Mercedes, and Toyota constitute about 60% of new-vehicle revenue. BMW is the largest brand at over 26%. 2021's revenue was $12.4 billion, with EchoPark's portion totaling $2.3 billion. Sonic bought RFJ Auto in December 2021, which added $3.2 billion in sales.
URL https://www.sonicautomotive.com
Investor Relations URL https://ir.sonicautomotive.com/
HQ State/Province North Carolina
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Industry Auto & Truck Dealerships
Equity Style Small Cap/Value
Next Earnings Release Jul. 29, 2022 (est.)
Last Earnings Release Apr. 28, 2022
Next Ex-Dividend Date Jun. 14, 2022
Last Ex-Dividend Date Mar. 14, 2022

Dividends

Dividend Per Share (TTM) 0.46
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
No data available
 
6.00%
4.00%
2.00%
 
Yield to Market 1.096
Yield to Sector 0.7282
Yield to Industry 2.237
Last Dividend Amt. 0.25
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
Last Ex-Dividend Date Mar. 14, 2022
Yield (TTM) 1.43%
Forward Yield 2.30%
Payout Ratio 5.25%
Cash Payout Ratio 225.9%
Consistent Payer (5Y) Yes
Consistent Growth (5Y) Yes

Ownership

Insider Ownership Percentage Upgrade
Jul '20
Nov '20
Mar '21
 
80.00%
40.00%
10.00%
 

Short Interest

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Percent of Shares Outstanding Short Upgrade
Jul '20
Nov '20
Mar '21
 
80.00%
40.00%
10.00%
 

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Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
YTD
-15.42%
1.68%
-18.61%
-24.46%
129.3%
26.19%
29.42%
-11.73%
1.38%
11.96%
21.83%
-4.38%
31.49%
18.40%
28.71%
-17.68%
-1.24%
-18.45%
5.51%
-30.45%
36.22%
43.51%
67.43%
-6.07%
23.92%
-8.18%
18.55%
-31.96%
94.56%
100.8%
1.84%
-4.16%
-12.12%
26.16%
-5.10%
-13.22%
28.95%
20.06%
84.36%
2.03%
4.17%
45.78%
55.89%
10.63%
90.33%
39.93%
19.15%
-26.86%
As of May 19, 2022.

Profile

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Sonic Automotive is one of the largest auto dealership groups in the United States. The company has 110 franchised stores in 17 states, primarily in metropolitan areas in California, Texas, and the Southeast, plus 47 EchoPark and Northwest Motorsport brand used-vehicle stores. In addition to new- and used-vehicle sales, the company derives revenue from parts and collision repair, finance, insurance, and wholesale auctions. Luxury and import dealerships make up about 88% of new-vehicle revenue, while Honda, BMW, Mercedes, and Toyota constitute about 60% of new-vehicle revenue. BMW is the largest brand at over 26%. 2021's revenue was $12.4 billion, with EchoPark's portion totaling $2.3 billion. Sonic bought RFJ Auto in December 2021, which added $3.2 billion in sales.
URL https://www.sonicautomotive.com
Investor Relations URL https://ir.sonicautomotive.com/
HQ State/Province North Carolina
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Industry Auto & Truck Dealerships
Equity Style Small Cap/Value
Next Earnings Release Jul. 29, 2022 (est.)
Last Earnings Release Apr. 28, 2022
Next Ex-Dividend Date Jun. 14, 2022
Last Ex-Dividend Date Mar. 14, 2022

Ownership

Insider Ownership Percentage Upgrade
Jul '20
Nov '20
Mar '21
 
80.00%
40.00%
10.00%
 

Short Interest

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Percent of Shares Outstanding Short Upgrade
Jul '20
Nov '20
Mar '21
 
80.00%
40.00%
10.00%
 

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