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Short Interest History (%)

This is the historical short interest of Sonic Automotive Inc, as measured by the Short Percentage Of Float.

Date Short Interest
December 31, 201411.26
December 15, 201412.47
November 28, 201412.88
November 14, 201413.27
October 31, 201413.59
October 15, 201411.89
September 30, 201411.02
September 15, 201410.69
August 29, 201410.5
August 15, 201410.29
July 31, 20149.86
July 15, 20149.24
June 30, 20149.74
June 13, 20149.69
May 30, 201411.16
May 15, 201410.52
April 30, 201410.55
April 15, 20149.99
March 31, 20148.84
March 14, 20147.86
February 28, 201410.57
February 14, 201415.58
January 31, 201410.6
January 15, 20149.73
December 31, 20139.84
December 13, 201311.5
November 29, 201311.3
November 15, 201311.63
October 31, 201312.49
October 15, 201312.86
September 30, 201310.99
September 13, 201310.27
August 30, 20139.23
August 15, 20137.26
July 31, 20136.98
July 15, 20138.07
June 28, 20138.77
June 14, 20138.23
May 31, 20137.34
May 15, 20138.16
April 30, 20139.47
April 15, 20138.83
March 28, 20138.53
March 15, 20138.91
February 28, 20138.87
February 15, 20136.96
January 31, 20137.24
January 15, 20136.86
December 31, 20128.32
December 14, 20128.84
November 30, 20129.84
November 15, 201210.05
October 31, 20129.71
October 15, 201210.43
September 28, 201211.01
September 14, 201211.91
August 31, 201212.19
August 15, 201215.86
July 31, 201222.19
July 13, 201225.45
June 29, 201226.79
June 15, 201224.35
May 31, 201222.94
May 15, 201223.15
April 30, 201222.76
April 13, 201224.42
March 30, 201223.87
March 15, 201223.99
February 29, 201223.4
February 15, 201228.95
January 31, 201228.4
January 13, 201229.33
December 30, 201129.37
December 15, 201131.58
November 30, 201132.08
November 15, 201132.85
October 31, 201130.28
October 14, 201130.95
September 30, 201132.82
September 15, 201131.43
August 31, 201132.63
August 15, 201133.7
July 29, 201134.19
July 15, 201132.28
June 30, 201134.43
June 15, 201135.16
May 31, 201136.26
May 13, 201135.06
April 29, 201135.68
April 15, 201134.4
March 31, 201136.41
March 15, 201122.99
February 28, 201118.57
February 15, 201118.68
January 31, 201117.57
January 14, 201118.37
December 31, 201019.18
December 15, 201019.35
November 30, 201020.1
November 15, 201019.94
October 29, 201021.45
October 15, 201022.87
September 30, 201024.12
September 15, 201025.43
August 31, 201026.43
August 13, 201021.77
July 30, 201024.36
July 15, 201026.88
June 30, 201027.33
June 15, 201023.39
May 28, 201024.39
May 14, 201029.64
April 30, 201026.55
April 15, 201024.86
March 31, 201025.09
March 15, 201022.94
February 26, 201022.43
February 12, 201012.67
January 29, 201012.6
January 15, 201011.26
December 31, 200910.64
December 15, 200910.64
November 30, 200911.25
November 13, 200911.68
October 30, 200912.54
October 15, 200913.49
September 30, 20099.46
September 15, 20097.29
August 31, 20096.06
August 14, 20097.25
July 31, 20098.26
July 15, 20098.47
June 30, 20097.47
June 15, 20097.42
May 29, 20096.92
May 15, 20098.97
April 30, 200911.42
April 15, 20099.45
March 31, 20098.2
March 13, 20099.92
February 27, 20099.35
February 13, 20099.04
January 30, 20099.23
January 15, 200910.25
December 31, 200810.39
December 15, 200811.55
November 28, 200811.48
November 14, 200810.04
October 31, 200810.81
October 15, 20089.64
September 30, 200813.11
September 15, 200813.17
August 29, 200813
August 15, 200810.75
July 31, 200811.83
July 15, 200811.69
June 30, 200810.93
June 13, 200812.44
May 30, 200811.45
May 15, 200810.95
April 30, 200810.54
April 15, 200810.85
March 31, 200811.22
March 14, 200812.67
February 29, 200811.02
February 15, 200810.63
January 31, 200810.31
January 15, 200810.14
December 31, 200710.5
December 11, 200711.77
November 27, 200712.26
November 9, 200712.93
October 26, 200712.01
October 10, 200710.66
September 25, 200711.6
September 11, 200710.97
August 10, 200712.36
July 10, 200711.97
June 12, 200710.6
May 10, 20078.91
April 10, 20078.04
March 12, 20077.79
February 12, 20078.5
January 9, 20078.56
December 12, 20068.44
November 10, 20068.57
October 10, 20068.6
September 12, 20069.41
August 10, 200610.95
July 11, 200610.53
June 12, 20069.87
May 10, 20068.59
April 10, 20067.33
March 10, 20066.9
February 10, 20065.87
January 10, 20065.43
December 12, 20054.48
November 10, 20052.88
October 11, 20053.04
September 12, 20052.48
August 10, 20052.7
July 12, 20052.5
June 10, 20052.93
May 10, 20052.8
April 12, 20052.39
March 10, 20052.15
February 10, 20052.31
January 11, 20052.14
December 10, 20043.29
November 10, 20041.73
October 12, 20041.92
September 10, 20042.17
August 10, 20042.83
July 12, 20042.99
June 9, 20043.05
May 11, 20047.11
April 12, 20045.55
March 10, 20045.64
February 10, 20045.28
January 12, 20045.54
December 10, 20034.67
November 11, 20034.06
October 10, 20034.87
September 10, 20034.74
August 12, 20036.81
July 10, 20038.12
June 10, 20037.58
May 12, 20038.65
April 10, 20035.97
March 11, 20034.96
February 11, 20034.83
January 10, 20034.38
December 10, 20022.88
November 12, 20023.94
October 10, 20023.79
September 10, 20024.61
August 12, 20025.15
July 10, 20024.77
June 11, 20025.66
May 10, 20025.78
April 10, 20022.19
March 12, 20022.26
February 12, 20022.01
January 10, 20023.73
December 11, 20014.3
November 12, 20014.86
October 10, 20014.96
September 5, 20014.34
August 10, 20014.58
July 10, 20014.64
June 12, 20014.14
May 10, 20013.2
April 9, 20012.83
March 12, 20012.19
February 12, 20011.63
January 9, 20010.91
December 12, 20001.06
November 10, 20000.69
October 10, 20000.73
September 12, 20000.63
August 10, 20000.91
July 11, 20001.6
June 12, 20001.85
May 10, 20001.82
April 11, 20001.58
March 10, 20002.37
February 10, 20002.35
January 11, 20002.39
December 10, 19992.06
November 10, 19992.34
October 12, 19994.15
September 10, 19993.88
August 10, 19993.67
July 12, 19993.61
June 10, 19993.17
May 11, 19992.41
April 12, 19991
March 10, 19991.51
February 9, 19991.14
January 8, 19991.02
December 8, 19980.88
November 6, 19981.29
October 8, 19981.42
September 8, 19981.06
August 7, 19980.41
July 8, 19980.16
June 8, 19980.2
May 8, 19980.27
April 7, 19980.32
March 6, 19980.3
February 6, 19980.29
January 8, 19980.33
December 8, 19970.33

Institutional Ownership History (%)

This the Institutional Ownership History of Sonic Automotive IncPeter Lynch prefers to buy companies with low institutional ownership.

Date Institutional Ownership
December 31, 201473
November 30, 201473
October 31, 201473
September 30, 201472
August 31, 201471
July 31, 201472
June 30, 201468
May 31, 201470
April 30, 201470
March 31, 201471
February 28, 201476
January 31, 201469
December 31, 201371
November 30, 201364
October 31, 201365
September 30, 201364
August 31, 201362
July 31, 201362
June 30, 201366
May 31, 201364
April 30, 201364
March 31, 20138
February 28, 201360
January 31, 201362
December 31, 201267
November 30, 201266
October 31, 201266
September 30, 201274
August 31, 201274
July 31, 201273
June 30, 201279
May 31, 201278
April 30, 201278
March 31, 201279
February 29, 201280
January 31, 201284
December 31, 201179
November 30, 201179
October 31, 201179
September 30, 201180
August 31, 201183
July 31, 201191
June 30, 201190
May 31, 201187
April 30, 201173
March 31, 201167
February 28, 201166
January 31, 201166
December 31, 201065
November 30, 201064
October 31, 201067
September 30, 201069
August 31, 201069
July 31, 201068
June 30, 201069
May 31, 201070
April 30, 201072
March 31, 201072
February 28, 201071
January 31, 201066
December 31, 200983
November 30, 200982
October 31, 200952
September 30, 200941
August 31, 200951
July 31, 200951
June 30, 200952
May 31, 200954
April 30, 200956
March 31, 200964
February 28, 200971
January 31, 200977
December 31, 200877
November 30, 200880
October 31, 200886
September 30, 200886
August 31, 200886
July 31, 200886
June 30, 200884
May 31, 200884
April 30, 200884
March 31, 200884
February 29, 200884
January 31, 200884

Insider ownership (%)

This is the historical insider ownership of Sonic Automotive Inc. It is usually better to buy companies with large insider ownership. The company insiders' interest are more aligned with external shareholders in this case.

Date Insider Ownership
December 31, 201413
November 30, 201413
October 31, 201413
September 30, 201413
August 31, 201413
July 31, 201413
June 30, 201413
May 31, 201413
March 31, 201413
February 28, 201413
January 31, 201413
December 31, 201313
November 30, 201312
October 31, 201312
September 30, 201312
August 31, 201312
July 31, 201312
June 30, 201312
May 31, 201312
April 30, 201313
March 31, 201312
January 31, 201312
November 30, 201212
October 31, 201212
September 30, 201212
August 31, 201212
July 31, 201212
June 30, 201212
May 31, 201212
April 30, 201212
March 31, 201212
February 29, 201212
January 31, 201212
December 31, 201111
November 30, 201111
October 31, 201111
September 30, 201111
August 31, 201111
July 31, 201111
June 30, 201111
May 31, 201111
April 30, 201111
March 31, 201111
February 28, 201111
January 31, 201111
December 31, 201011
November 30, 201011
October 31, 201011
September 30, 201011
August 31, 201011
July 31, 201011
June 30, 201011
May 31, 201011
April 30, 20105
March 31, 20106
February 28, 20104
January 31, 20103
December 31, 20093
November 30, 20093
October 31, 20093
September 30, 20093
August 31, 20094
July 31, 20094
June 30, 20094
May 31, 20094
April 30, 20094
March 31, 20094
February 28, 20091
January 31, 20092
December 31, 20082
November 30, 20082
October 31, 20082
September 30, 20082
August 31, 20082
July 31, 20082
June 30, 20082
May 31, 20082
April 30, 20082
March 31, 20081
February 29, 20081
January 31, 20081
December 31, 20071
November 30, 20071
October 31, 20071
September 30, 20071
August 31, 20071
July 31, 20071
June 30, 20071
May 31, 20071
April 30, 20071
March 31, 20071
February 28, 20071
January 31, 20071
December 31, 20061
November 30, 20061
October 31, 20061
September 30, 20061
June 30, 20061
May 31, 20061
April 30, 20061
March 31, 20061
February 28, 20061
January 31, 20061
December 31, 20051
November 30, 20051
October 31, 20051
September 30, 20051
August 31, 20051
July 31, 20051
June 30, 20051
May 31, 20051
April 30, 20051
March 31, 20051
February 28, 20051
January 31, 20051
December 31, 20041
November 30, 20041
October 31, 20041
September 30, 20041
August 31, 20041
July 31, 20041
June 30, 20041
May 31, 20041
April 30, 20041
March 31, 20041
February 29, 20041

Top Direct Holders

HolderPositionShares% of Shares
Outstanding
Report Date
Rusnak Paul P.10% Owner4,359,1628.52%2014-10-17
O. Bruton SmithChairman and CEO, 10% Owner300,7410.59%2014-08-06
B. Scott SmithPresident and CSO274,5960.54%2014-12-03
David P. CosperVice Chairman and CFO171,9840.34%2013-03-22
Jeff DykeEVP of Operations163,4510.32%2014-06-04
David B. SmithVice Chairman160,0620.31%2014-03-31
Mr. Heath R. ByrdEVP and CFO73,7290.14%2014-03-31
William R. BrooksDirector58,6070.11%2014-04-17
Mark J. IuppenlatzExec VP of Corp Development58,3500.11%2007-03-19
Robert H. HellerDirector54,2420.11%2014-04-17

Top Fund Holders

HolderSharesReport Date% of Shares
Outstanding
% of Total
Assets Managed
Market Value
Eminence Capital LLC3,470,8182014-09-306.741.2585,070,000
Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC2,643,0002014-09-305.140.2364,780,000
Vanguard Group, Inc.2,185,4672014-09-304.250.0053,566,000
The Vanguard Group2,105,8692014-02-184.010.0047,234,642
BlackRock Fund Advisors1,825,7682014-09-303.550.0144,750,000
Glenview Capital Management LLC1,736,9522014-09-303.370.2242,573,000
Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.1,628,7082014-09-303.160.0339,921,000
Lombardia Capital Partners, LLC1,626,6082014-12-313.181.2743,983,000
Lakewood Capital Management, LP1,444,9252014-09-302.812.2535,415,000
Ceredex Value Advisors LLC1,403,8462014-09-302.730.3034,408,000

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