Lithia Motors Inc (LAD)

LAD (NYSE:Specialty Retail) EQUITY
neg -1.95
Today's Range: 102.82 - 105.38 | LAD Avg Daily Volume: 298,100
Last Update: 08/23/17 - 4:02 PM EDT
Volume: 141,434
YTD Performance: 8.31%
Open: $104.38
Previous Close: $104.88
52 Week Range: $75.85 - $109.42
Oustanding Shares: 25,022,953
Market Cap: 2,594,379,767
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TheStreet Ratings Grade for LAD
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 6 6 6 6
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 1 1 1 1
Moderate Sell 1 1 1 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.70 1.70 1.70 1.44
Latest Dividend: 0.27
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.04%
Dividend Ex-Date: 08/09/17
Price Earnings Ratio: 12.51
Price Earnings Comparisons:
LAD Sector Avg. S&P 500
12.51 12.50 35.60
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
15.54% 28.40% 23.21%
Revenue 10.30 1.20 0.29
Net Income 7.70 0.90 0.23
EPS 11.70 0.90 0.23
Earnings for LAD:
Revenue 8.68B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/17) Qtr (12/17) FY (12/17) FY (12/18)
Average Estimate $2.38 $2.20 $8.64 $9.64
Number of Analysts 3 3 3 3
High Estimate $2.44 $2.24 $8.70 $10.00
Low Estimate $2.33 $2.16 $8.60 $9.38
Prior Year $2.06 $1.86 $7.42 $8.64
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 15.70% 18.28% 16.49% 11.53%
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Jim Cramer

 | Jul 13, 2017 | 3:14 PM EDT
Down-and-outers are finally getting some love.

Bret Jensen

 | Jun 16, 2017 | 11:36 AM EDT
It has been a lackluster day of trading so far, with all the major indices slightly down and the Nasdaq sporting the largest percentage loses on the day so far. A view just out from Bank of America Merrill Lynch sees lower used car pricing, and overall unit volume heading lower in the U.S. This report is hammering auto dealer stocks like Lithia Motors (LAD) in trading today. Amazon's (AMZN) surprise purchase of Whole Foods Market (WFM) is hitting other grocery concerns and their suppliers hard. The retail sector, top to bottom, is just one tough space to make money in right now.

John Reese

 | Mar 9, 2017 | 8:00 AM EST
Stocks that 'Joe Six-Pack' might be interested in.

Bret Jensen

 | Sep 23, 2016 | 12:00 PM EDT
The car dealer has an attractive risk/reward profile.

James Gentile

 | Jun 16, 2016 | 4:07 PM EDT

Where's Warren Buffett when you need him?


James Gentile

 | May 12, 2016 | 10:52 AM EDT
The hits just keep on coming for retailers. Following dismal forward guidance earlier this week from The Gap (GPS), Macy's (M) and Fossil (FOSL) issued similarly downbeat outlooks over the past day or so as well.

bearishLithia Motors downgraded at BofA/Merrill

Jul 23, 2015 | 6:52 AM EDT

LAD was downgraded from Buy to Neutral, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Valuation call, based on a $131 price target.  

bullishLithia Motors upgraded at Morgan Stanley

Oct 15, 2014 | 7:29 AM EDT

LAD was upgraded to Overweight, Morgan Stanley said. $75 price target. Stock is attractive, following a 30% sell-off.

bearishLithia Motors downgraded at Morgan Stanley

Aug 15, 2014 | 7:09 AM EDT

LAD was downgraded to Underweight, Morgan Stanley said. $80 price target. Valuation call, as the stock has tripled since 2012. 

bullishLithia Motors numbers raised at Keybanc

Jun 18, 2014 | 7:28 AM EDT

Shares of LAD now seen reaching $96, according to Keybanc. Estimates also increased, as the DCH purchase should add to earnings. Buy rating. 

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