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SAH Sonic Automotive PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The price-to-earnings ratio for Sonic Automotive stock stands at 11.38 as of Jun 18, 2024. This is based on the current EPS of $5.01 and the stock price of $57.02 per share.

SAH PE ratio history

How has SAH's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Sonic Automotive has been 11.55. The current 11.38 PE ratio is comparable to the historical average. In the past ten years, SAH's PE ratio was at its highest in the Mar 2023 quarter at 44.91, with a price of $54.34 and an EPS of $1.21. The Jun 2022 quarter recorded the bottom point at 3.99, with a price of $36.63 and an EPS of $9.19.


Sonic Automotive PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 266.61% in 2022

Maximum annual decrease: -48.7% in 2023

Year PE ratio Change
2023 11.04 -48.7%
2022 21.52 266.61%
2021 5.87 N/A
2020 N/A N/A
2019 9.25 -18.65%
2018 11.37 30.09%
2017 8.74 -22.17%
2016 11.23 -15.63%
2015 13.31 -8.46%
2014 14.54 -8.55%

SAH average PE ratio chart

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

Currently, SAH's PE ratio is lower than the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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SAH PE vs peers

What is SAH's PE ratio compared to its peers

Compared to its peers CPRT and KMX, SAH's PE ratio stands lower, however it is higher than PAG's and LAD's. Sonic Automotive's PE ratio is trading below the peer group average of 14.12.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
GPI Group 1 Automotive Inc 7.24 $4.17B
LAD Lithia Motors Inc 7.44 $6.92B
AN Autonation Inc 7.88 $6.76B
ABG Asbury Automotive Group Inc 8.42 $4.7B
PAG Penske Automotive Group Inc 10.21 $9.83B
RUSHA Rush Enterprises Inc 10.59 $3.4B
SAH Sonic Automotive Inc 11.38 $1.93B
KMX Carmax Inc 23.6 $11.25B
CPRT Copart Inc 37.58 $52.79B
CRMT Americas Carmart Inc N/A $369.53M

Frequently asked questions

What is Sonic Automotive's PE ratio?

SAH stock has a price to earnings ratio of 11.38 as of Jun 18, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Sonic Automotive (SAH)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for SAH stock is 12.14.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Sonic Automotive (SAH)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for SAH stock is 11.56.

What is the highest PE ratio for SAH?

In the last ten years, the Mar 2023 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 44.91.

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

SAH's current price to earnings ratio is 1.5% below its 10-year historical average.

How is SAH's PE ratio calculated (Sonic Automotive PE ratio formula)?

To determine the PE ratio, divide the most recent stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (Jun 18, 2024), Sonic Automotive's stock price is $57.02. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $5.01. Therefore, Sonic Automotive's P/E ratio for today is 11.38. PE RATIO(11.38) = STOCK PRICE($57.02) / TTM EPS($5.01)

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