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Market Cap $M1,250Revenue $M8,843Net Margin (%)1.1Z-Score3.7
Enterprise Value $M3,241EPS $1.5Operating Margin %2.6F-Score8
P/E(ttm))13.0Cash Flow Per Share $2.6Pre-tax Margin (%)1.7Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book1.910-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0Quick Ratio0.3Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales0.15-y EBITDA Growth Rate %14.6Current Ratio1.1Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow7.5y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %23.1ROA % (ttm)3.2Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %0.4Insider Buy (3m)1ROE % (ttm)15.0Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %5.0Shares Outstanding M52.6ROI % (ttm)1.1Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with SAH

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
SAHDavid Dreman 2014-06-30 Add$22.72 - $27.17
($24.94)
$ 23.86-4%Add 41.1%2,551
SAHRonald Muhlenkamp 2014-06-30 Reduce-1.61%$22.72 - $27.17
($24.94)
$ 23.86-4%Reduce -41.33%576,990
SAHDavid Dreman 2014-03-31 Buy $21.33 - $24.49
($23.03)
$ 23.864%New holding, 1808 sh.1,808
SAHJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out -0.04%$21.19 - $24.6
($23.01)
$ 23.864%Sold Out0
SAHJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add0.02%$20.89 - $25.15
($23.29)
$ 23.862%Add 59.57%36,658
SAHJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Buy 0.03%$17.91 - $20.77
($19.47)
$ 23.8622%New holding, 22973 sh.22,973
SAHRonald Muhlenkamp 2012-06-30 Add0.25%$12.67 - $18.74
($15.68)
$ 23.8652%Add 7.26%1,147,090
SAHRonald Muhlenkamp 2011-09-30 Reduce-0.81%$11.14 - $16.21
($13.58)
$ 23.8676%Reduce -23.51%1,070,980
SAHGeorge Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out -0.0021%$11.14 - $16.21
($13.58)
$ 23.8676%Sold Out0
SAHGeorge Soros 2011-06-30 Reduce$11.75 - $14.8
($13.28)
$ 23.8680%Reduce -66.11%10,200
SAHGeorge Soros 2011-03-31 Buy 0.01%$12.28 - $15.4
($13.75)
$ 23.8674%New holding, 30100 sh.30,100
SAHRonald Muhlenkamp 2010-09-30 Add1.09%$8.39 - $10.23
($9.18)
$ 23.86160%Add 57.49%1,789,770
SAHGeorge Soros 2010-09-30 Sold Out -0.01%$8.39 - $10.23
($9.18)
$ 23.86160%Sold Out0
SAHRonald Muhlenkamp 2010-06-30 Add1.17%$8.45 - $13.18
($10.39)
$ 23.86130%Add 179.45%1,136,430
SAHGeorge Soros 2010-06-30 Buy 0.01%$8.45 - $13.18
($10.39)
$ 23.86130%New holding, 40800 sh.40,800
SAHRonald Muhlenkamp 2010-03-31 Add0.29%$8.54 - $11.44
($9.92)
$ 23.86140%Add 96.77%406,665
SAHRonald Muhlenkamp 2009-12-31 Buy 0.29%$8.54 - $13.04
($10)
$ 23.86139%New holding, 206665 sh.206,665
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

SAH is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
SAH David Dreman 2014-06-302,55100.01+41.1%
SAH Ronald Muhlenkamp 2014-06-30576,9901.12.7-41.33%
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SAH: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
SMITH O BRUTONChairman and CEO, 10% Owner 2014-08-06Buy10,000$24.2-0.12view
SMITH O BRUTONChairman and CEO, 10% Owner 2014-08-01Buy10,000$24.10.29view
DYKE JEFFEVP of Operations 2014-06-04Sell20,000$27-10.48view
SMITH DAVID BRUTONVice Chairman 2014-03-04Sell10,000$24.170view
DYKE JEFFEVP of Operations 2014-02-24Sell60,000$23.094.68view
Byrd HeathEVP and CFO 2013-05-14Sell2,774$23.522.76view
BELK WILLIAM IDirector 2013-05-10Sell2,000$23.413.25view
SMITH DAVID BRUTONExecutive Vice President 2013-03-19Sell2,000$23.234.05view
HELLER H ROBERTDirector 2012-11-08Sell10,000$18.9627.48view
DYKE JEFFEVP of Operations 2012-11-05Sell56,852$2020.85view

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    Sonic Automotive Inc. (SAH) CFO David P Cosper buys 26,132 Shares May 11 2009 
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