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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.20
ABG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. ABG: 0.20 )
ABG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.3
Current: 0.2

0.14
0.3
Interest Coverage 5.03
ABG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 990 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 19.01 vs. ABG: 5.03 )
ABG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 11.2
Current: 5.03

1.54
11.2
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.13
M-Score: -2.21
WACC vs ROIC
7.12%
9.45%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.57
ABG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1769 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.38 vs. ABG: 4.57 )
ABG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -9.38   Max: 4.57
Current: 4.57

-9.38
4.57
Net-margin (%) 1.90
ABG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. ABG: 1.90 )
ABG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.81   Max: 2.05
Current: 1.9

-7.81
2.05
ROE (%) 22.32
ABG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1757 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 10.62 vs. ABG: 22.32 )
ABG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -84.78   Max: 24.42
Current: 22.32

-84.78
24.42
ROA (%) 5.68
ABG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1790 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.51 vs. ABG: 5.68 )
ABG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -18.75   Max: 6.15
Current: 5.68

-18.75
6.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.57
ABG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 14.63 vs. ABG: 16.57 )
ABG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -34.38   Max: 29.42
Current: 16.57

-34.38
29.42
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.40
ABG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. ABG: 15.40 )
ABG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 15.4
Current: 15.4

0
15.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 25.10
ABG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. ABG: 25.10 )
ABG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 25.1
Current: 25.1

0
25.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 37.50
ABG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1178 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. ABG: 37.50 )
ABG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 50.8
Current: 37.5

0
50.8
» ABG's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

ABG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Larry Robbins 920,923 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 3,760 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 7,200 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Michael Dell 2,378,167 sh (-7.77%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 143,900 sh (-14.93%)
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Q3 2014

ABG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 10,326 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 198,875 sh (+5189.23%)
Larry Robbins 1,454,401 sh (+57.93%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Michael Dell 2,225,596 sh (-6.42%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 123,500 sh (-14.18%)
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Q4 2014

ABG Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 19,800 sh (New)
Michael Dell 2,225,596 sh (unchged)
Larry Robbins 1,454,401 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ronald Muhlenkamp 87,605 sh (-29.06%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,849 sh (-33.67%)
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2015

ABG Guru Trades in 2015

Michael Dell 2,225,596 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.50
ABG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. ABG: 23.50 )
ABG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 32.73
Current: 23.5

1.78
32.73
Forward P/E 14.93
ABG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ABG: 14.93 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.00
ABG's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. ABG: 23.00 )
ABG' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.65   Max: 23.04
Current: 23

1.65
23.04
P/B 5.70
ABG's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ABG: 5.70 )
ABG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 5.72
Current: 5.7

0.11
5.72
P/S 0.44
ABG's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. ABG: 0.44 )
ABG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.44

0.01
0.44
PFCF 2133.40
ABG's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ABG: 2133.40 )
ABG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 2159.5
Current: 2133.4

0.16
2159.5
POCF 31.73
ABG's POCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 13.33 vs. ABG: 31.73 )
ABG' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 723
Current: 31.73

0.13
723
EV-to-EBIT 14.30
ABG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 18.43 vs. ABG: 14.30 )
ABG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3.3   Max: 15.1
Current: 14.3

-3.3
15.1
PEG 1.00
ABG's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ABG: 1.00 )
ABG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.93
Current: 1

0.29
1.93
Shiller P/E 37.60
ABG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 709.08 vs. ABG: 37.60 )
ABG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 7571
Current: 37.6

1.28
7571
Current Ratio 1.23
ABG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1575 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. ABG: 1.23 )
ABG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 1.47
Current: 1.23

1.19
1.47
Quick Ratio 0.38
ABG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1575 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. ABG: 0.38 )
ABG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.59
Current: 0.38

0.37
0.59
Days Inventory 59.64
ABG's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
69% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 60.16 vs. ABG: 59.64 )
ABG' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 52.77   Max: 75.48
Current: 59.64

52.77
75.48
Days Sales Outstanding 6.66
ABG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
97% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 67.65 vs. ABG: 6.66 )
ABG' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 6.55   Max: 11.39
Current: 6.66

6.55
11.39

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 8.70
ABG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. ABG: 8.70 )
ABG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 134.8
Current: 8.7

0.61
134.8
Price/Median PS Value 3.40
ABG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ABG: 3.40 )
ABG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 2.99
Current: 3.4

0.26
2.99
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.00
ABG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ABG: 1.00 )
ABG' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1
Current: 1

0.87
1
Price/Graham Number 2.80
ABG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
63% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. ABG: 2.80 )
ABG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 3.28
Current: 2.8

1.01
3.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.00
ABG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1764 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. ABG: 7.00 )
ABG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 12.2
Current: 7

6.6
12.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.69
ABG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. ABG: 20.69 )
ABG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.9   Max: 90.5
Current: 20.69

-6.9
90.5

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto & Truck Dealerships
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Traded in other countries:AWG.Germany,
Asbury Automotive Group Inc is an automotive retailer in the United States, operating 100 franchises 80 dealership locations. Its products and services include new and used vehicles, vehicle maintenance, replacement parts and collision repair services, new and used vehicle financing, and aftermarket products such as insurance, warranty and service contracts. The Company's new vehicle sales consist of the sale of new vehicles to individual retail customers and the sale of new vehicles to commercial customers. It sells used vehicles at all of its dealership locations. Used vehicle sales include the sale of used vehicles to individual retail customers and the sale of used vehicles to other dealers at auction. The Company sells replacement parts and provide vehicle maintenance and collision repair service at all of its franchised dealerships, primarily for the vehicle brands sold at those dealerships. Through its finance and incurance business, the Company arranges and receives commissions for third-party financing of the sale or lease of new and used vehicles to customers, as well as offer a number of aftermarket products. The Company uses common marketing materials for its brand names developed by professional advertising agencies. Its competition includes franchised automotive dealerships in its markets that sell the same or similar new and used vehicles, privately negotiated sales of used vehicles, other used vehicle retailers, including regional and national vehicle rental companies, Internet-based used vehicle brokers that sell used vehicles to consumers, service center and parts supply chain stores, and independent service and repair shops. The Company is subject to numerous complex federal, state and local laws regulating the conduct of its business.
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