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AN Autonation PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jun 21, 2024, the AN stock has a PE ratio of 7.53. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $21.3 and the stock price of $160.47 per share. An increase of 9% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 6.9 of the last four quarters.

AN PE ratio history

How has AN's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Autonation over the last ten years is 10.58. The current 7.53 P/E ratio is 29% lower than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, AN's PE ratio peaked in the Mar 2020 quarter at 20.04, with a price of $28.06 and an EPS of $1.4. The Sep 2022 quarter marked the lowest point at 4.17, with a price of $101.87 and an EPS of $24.44.


Autonation PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 65.74% in 2020

Maximum annual decrease: -60.89% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2023 6.56 49.77%
2022 4.38 -30.7%
2021 6.32 -60.89%
2020 16.16 65.74%
2019 9.75 19.05%
2018 8.19 -29.15%
2017 11.56 -0.69%
2016 11.64 -23.32%
2015 15.18 -10.28%
2014 16.92 5.22%

AN average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of AN for the past years

AN's current PE ratio is higher than the 3-year average, but it is lower than its 5 and 10-year averages.

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AN PE vs peers

What is AN's PE ratio compared to its peers

AN's PE ratio stands lower than its peer stocks CPRT and KMX, but it is higher than LAD's and GPI's. Autonation is currently trading at a lower PE ratio (7.53) than its peers average of 14.41.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
GPI Group 1 Automotive Inc 7 $4.04B
LAD Lithia Motors Inc 7.33 $6.82B
AN Autonation Inc 7.53 $6.46B
ABG Asbury Automotive Group Inc 8.26 $4.61B
RUSHA Rush Enterprises Inc 10.47 $3.36B
PAG Penske Automotive Group Inc 10.5 $10.11B
SAH Sonic Automotive Inc 10.93 $1.86B
KMX Carmax Inc 23.64 $11.27B
CPRT Copart Inc 37.15 $52.2B

Frequently asked questions

What is Autonation's PE ratio?

AN's price to earnings ratio is 7.53 as of Jun 21, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Autonation (AN)?

As an average over the last 3 years, AN stock has a PE ratio of 6.14.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Autonation (AN)?

As an average over the last 5 years, AN stock has a PE ratio of 8.67.

What is the highest PE ratio for AN?

Over the last ten years, the Mar 2020 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 20.04.

How does the current PE ratio for AN compare to its historical average?

AN's current price to earnings ratio is 29% below its 10-year historical average.

Why is Autonation's PE ratio so low?

AN's PE ratio of 7.53 is considered low because the company's stock price is trading at a lower multiple of earnings.

How is AN's PE ratio calculated (Autonation PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 21, 2024), Autonation's share price is $160.47. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $21.3. Therefore, Autonation's PE ratio for today is 7.53. PE RATIO(7.53) = STOCK PRICE($160.47) / TTM EPS($21.3)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.