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LAD Lithia Motors PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jun 12, 2024, the Lithia Motors stock's PE ratio is 7.77. This takes into account the latest EPS of $33.94 and stock price of $263.58. The PE ratio marks a decrease of 7% from its last 4 quarters average of 8.3.

LAD PE ratio history

How has LAD's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Lithia Motors has averaged 11.16 over the last ten years. The current P/E ratio of 7.77 is 30% lower than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, LAD's PE ratio peaked in the Jun 2014 quarter at 20.1, when the price was $94.07 and the EPS was $4.68. The lowest point was in the Dec 2022 quarter, when it reached 4.61 with a price of $204.74 and an EPS of $44.38.


Lithia Motors PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 96.53% in 2023

Maximum annual decrease: -45.58% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2023 9.06 96.53%
2022 4.61 -42.87%
2021 8.07 -45.58%
2020 14.83 18.07%
2019 12.56 79.43%
2018 7 -39.71%
2017 11.61 -6.97%
2016 12.48 -18.59%
2015 15.33 -6.12%
2014 16.33 -3.32%

LAD average PE ratio chart

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

The current PE ratio of LAD is higher than the 3-year average, but it is lower than its 5 and 10-year averages.

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LAD PE vs peers

What is LAD's PE ratio compared to its peers

LAD's PE ratio stands lower than its peer stocks GPC and KMX, but it is higher than GPI's. Lithia Motors is currently trading at a lower PE ratio (7.77) than its peers average of 11.93.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
GPI Group 1 Automotive Inc 7.26 $4.19B
LAD Lithia Motors Inc 7.57 $7.04B
AN Autonation Inc 7.89 $6.77B
ABG Asbury Automotive Group Inc 8.43 $4.71B
PAG Penske Automotive Group Inc 10.25 $9.87B
RUSHA Rush Enterprises Inc 10.49 $3.37B
SAH Sonic Automotive Inc 11.33 $1.92B
GPC Genuine Parts Co 15.64 $19.63B
KMX Carmax Inc 23.2 $11.06B

Frequently asked questions

What is Lithia Motors's PE ratio?

LAD's price to earnings ratio is 7.77 as of Jun 12, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Lithia Motors (LAD)?

The 3-year average price to earnings ratio for LAD stock is 7.51.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Lithia Motors (LAD)?

The 5-year average price to earnings ratio for LAD stock is 9.54.

What is the highest PE ratio for LAD?

Over the last ten years, the Jun 2014 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 20.1.

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

LAD's price to earnings ratio is currently 30% below its 10-year historical average.

Why is Lithia Motors's PE ratio so low?

LAD's PE ratio is low because the stock price is relatively cheap compared to the earnings generated by the company.

How is LAD's PE ratio calculated (Lithia Motors PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is obtained by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 12, 2024), Lithia Motors's share price is $263.58. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $33.94. Therefore, Lithia Motors's PE ratio for today is 7.77. PE RATIO(7.77) = STOCK PRICE($263.58) / TTM EPS($33.94)

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