Lithia Motors Inc (LAD)

LAD (NYSE:Specialty Retail)
pos +4.16
Today's Range: 93.00 - 97.00 | LAD Avg Daily Volume: 358,600
Last Update: 07/23/14 - 4:01 PM EDT
Volume: 882,859
YTD Performance: 30.27%
Open: $93.95
Previous Close: $90.43
52 Week Range: $53.57 - $97.20
Oustanding Shares: 26,119,077
Market Cap: 2,178,537,118
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for LAD
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 4 4 4 4
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 0 0 0 0
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25
Latest Dividend: 0.16
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.71%
Dividend Ex-Date: 05/07/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 21.96
Price Earnings Comparisons:
LAD Sector Avg. S&P 500
21.96 22.30 28.87
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
32.87% 53.66% 316.34%
Revenue 20.80 0.88 0.23
Net Income 31.90 6.46 0.94
EPS 31.90 6.75 0.97
Earnings for LAD:
Revenue 4.01B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (06/14) Qtr (09/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $1.25 $1.31 $4.90 $6.00
Number of Analysts 5 4 3 4
High Estimate $1.31 $1.37 $5.08 $7.00
Low Estimate $1.20 $1.28 $4.68 $5.21
Prior Year $1.05 $1.13 $3.99 $4.90
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 19.24% 15.93% 22.89% 22.37%
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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 ra...
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Aug 12, 2013 | 8:04 AM EDT
LAD was downgraded to Neutral, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Valuation call, based on a $70 price target.
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Jun 17, 2013 | 7:45 AM EDT
LAD estimates were raised through 2014, Keybanc said. May auto checks were positive. Buy rating and new $62 price target. 
Large payouts give an illusion of safety, not reality.
Feb 21, 2013 | 8:11 AM EST
LADD estimates were raised through 2014, Keybanc said. Company continues to gain market share and can expand on the East Coast. Buy rat...
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