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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

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.10
ABG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 1219 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. ABG: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ABG' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.1
0.1
0.31
Interest Coverage 4.44
ABG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 11.53 vs. ABG: 4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ABG' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 2.78 Max: 10.37
Current: 4.44
1.71
10.37
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.10
M-Score: -2.44
WACC vs ROIC
6.41%
9.42%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.51
ABG's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. ABG: 4.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ABG' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.09  Med: 3.22 Max: 4.58
Current: 4.51
-9.09
4.58
Net-margin (%) 2.49
ABG's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1233 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. ABG: 2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ABG' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.32  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.57
Current: 2.49
-7.32
2.57
ROE (%) 50.80
ABG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1214 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 8.48 vs. ABG: 50.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ABG' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -83.37  Med: 18.25 Max: 44.56
Current: 50.8
-83.37
44.56
ROA (%) 7.22
ABG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. ABG: 7.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ABG' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.43  Med: 3.87 Max: 7.54
Current: 7.22
-18.43
7.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.41
ABG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1247 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 13.42 vs. ABG: 18.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ABG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.12  Med: 13.18 Max: 17.93
Current: 18.41
-32.12
17.93
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 19.20
ABG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. ABG: 19.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ABG' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.35 Max: 19.2
Current: 19.2
0
19.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 28.00
ABG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. ABG: 28.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ABG' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 5.15 Max: 28
Current: 28
0
28
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 34.50
ABG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. ABG: 34.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ABG' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 19.75 Max: 52.8
Current: 34.5
0
52.8
» ABG's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-21)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

ABG Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 511,408 sh (+988.57%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 85,595 sh (+0.16%)
Michael Dell 2,225,596 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Larry Robbins 1,004,358 sh (-30.94%)
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Q3 2015

ABG Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jeremy Grantham 2,900 sh (New)
Michael Dell 2,225,596 sh (unchged)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 81,685 sh (-4.57%)
Joel Greenblatt 311,927 sh (-39.01%)
Larry Robbins 604,401 sh (-39.82%)
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Q4 2015

ABG Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 95,611 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,323 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 113,200 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 533,261 sh (+70.96%)
Larry Robbins 944,731 sh (+56.31%)
Michael Dell 2,225,596 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Ronald Muhlenkamp Sold Out
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Q1 2016

ABG Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Larry Robbins 944,731 sh (unchged)
Michael Dell 2,225,596 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 4,900 sh (-33.09%)
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Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto & Truck Dealerships
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Asbury Automotive Group Inc is an automotive retailer in the United States. Its products and services include new and used vehicles, vehicle maintenance, replacement parts and collision repair services and new and used vehicle financing.

Asbury Automotive Group Inc is an automotive retailer in the United States, operating 99 franchises 81 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 provides vehicle maintenance and collision repair service at all of its franchised dealerships, for the vehicle brands sold at those dealerships. Through its finance and insurance 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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 9.61
ABG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 15.94 vs. ABG: 9.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ABG' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.78  Med: 12.81 Max: 32.73
Current: 9.61
1.78
32.73
Forward P/E 10.41
ABG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 10.83 vs. ABG: 10.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 9.61
ABG's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. ABG: 9.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ABG' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 13.59 Max: 22.08
Current: 9.61
1.65
22.08
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 24.82
ABG's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. ABG: 24.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
ABG' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 15.48 Max: 158.04
Current: 24.82
0.16
158.04
P/B 5.91
ABG's P/B is ranked lower than
88% of the 1342 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. ABG: 5.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ABG' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.85 Max: 7.02
Current: 5.91
0.11
7.02
P/S 0.24
ABG's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. ABG: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ABG' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.24
0.01
0.44
PFCF 108.18
ABG's PFCF is ranked lower than
96% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 14.65 vs. ABG: 108.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ABG' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 17.56 Max: 260.16
Current: 108.18
0.16
260.16
POCF 13.03
ABG's POCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 7.73 vs. ABG: 13.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ABG' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 15.44 Max: 258.92
Current: 13.03
0.13
258.92
EV-to-EBIT 9.38
ABG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 1193 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 12.10 vs. ABG: 9.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ABG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.4  Med: 11.50 Max: 21.5
Current: 9.38
-3.4
21.5
EV-to-EBITDA 8.60
ABG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
50% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 8.62 vs. ABG: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ABG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.7  Med: 9.80 Max: 15.7
Current: 8.6
-3.7
15.7
PEG 0.36
ABG's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. ABG: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ABG' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.97
Current: 0.36
0.28
1.97
Shiller P/E 48.67
ABG's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 28.05 vs. ABG: 48.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ABG' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.26  Med: 90.27 Max: 110.14
Current: 48.67
40.26
110.14
Current Ratio 1.23
ABG's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. ABG: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ABG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.33 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.23
1.12
1.53
Quick Ratio 0.33
ABG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ABG: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ABG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.44 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.33
0.33
0.59
Days Inventory 60.72
ABG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
52% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 58.49 vs. ABG: 60.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ABG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.76  Med: 58.34 Max: 70.16
Current: 60.72
54.76
70.16
Days Sales Outstanding 5.45
ABG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
95% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 60.21 vs. ABG: 5.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ABG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.49  Med: 7.08 Max: 10.64
Current: 5.45
6.49
10.64
Days Payable 5.64
ABG's Days Payable is ranked lower than
96% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 51.29 vs. ABG: 5.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ABG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.37  Med: 4.87 Max: 6.1
Current: 5.64
4.37
6.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 22.59
ABG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. ABG: 22.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ABG' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 4.71 Max: 128.38
Current: 22.59
0.61
128.38
Price/Median PS Value 1.61
ABG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. ABG: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ABG' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.87 Max: 2.95
Current: 1.61
0.23
2.95
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.38
ABG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. ABG: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ABG' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.38
0.37
1.65
Price/Graham Number 3.11
ABG's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
85% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. ABG: 3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ABG' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.63 Max: 8.12
Current: 3.11
0.73
8.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.68
ABG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. ABG: 10.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ABG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 8.40 Max: 11.4
Current: 10.68
4.6
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 25.52
ABG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.38 vs. ABG: 25.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ABG' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.6  Med: 10.90 Max: 87.9
Current: 25.52
-7.6
87.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,597
EPS (TTM) $ 6.39
Beta1.30
Short Percentage of Float8.72%
52-Week Range $43.56 - 88.86
Shares Outstanding (Mil)22.15

Analyst Estimate


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Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 6,888 7,152
EPS ($) 5.91 14.42
EPS w/o NRI ($) 5.91 14.42
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
8.60%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Asbury Automotive Group Inc. (ABG) President & CEO Charles R Oglesby sells 25,000 Shares Mar 17 2011 
Asbury Automotive Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Oct 28 2010 
Asbury Automotive Group Inc. (ABG) SVP & CFO Craig T Monaghan sells 35,000 Shares Jul 30 2010 
Asbury Automotive Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Oct 30 2009 

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