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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
GPI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. GPI: 0.02 )
GPI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.02

0
0.52
Equity to Asset 0.24
GPI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 1359 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. GPI: 0.24 )
GPI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.42
Current: 0.24

0.23
0.42
Interest Coverage 3.31
GPI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 17.83 vs. GPI: 3.31 )
GPI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 4.7
Current: 3.31

1.76
4.7
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.30
M-Score: -2.38
WACC vs ROIC
6.85%
5.19%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 3.04
GPI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. GPI: 3.04 )
GPI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.22   Max: 3.42
Current: 3.04

-0.22
3.42
Net-margin (%) 0.94
GPI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.51 vs. GPI: 0.94 )
GPI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.85   Max: 1.68
Current: 0.94

-0.85
1.68
ROE (%) 9.26
GPI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. GPI: 9.26 )
GPI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.13   Max: 18.35
Current: 9.26

-7.13
18.35
ROA (%) 2.36
GPI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.45 vs. GPI: 2.36 )
GPI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2   Max: 5.99
Current: 2.36

-2
5.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.75
GPI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. GPI: 12.75 )
GPI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.88   Max: 52.15
Current: 12.75

-0.88
52.15
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.80
GPI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. GPI: 13.80 )
GPI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8   Max: 46.1
Current: 13.8

-8
46.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.80
GPI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. GPI: 6.80 )
GPI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -43.4   Max: 91.6
Current: 6.8

-43.4
91.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 0.50
GPI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. GPI: 0.50 )
GPI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.6   Max: 43.7
Current: 0.5

-25.6
43.7
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

GPI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 132,379 sh (-25.32%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,700 sh (-50.40%)
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Q2 2014

GPI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Larry Robbins 745,938 sh (New)
David Dreman 876 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 23,779 sh (-82.04%)
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Q3 2014

GPI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 5,700 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 1,821,389 sh (+144.17%)
Larry Robbins 1,512,989 sh (+102.83%)
David Dreman Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 13,662 sh (-42.55%)
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Q4 2014

GPI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 226,285 sh (+1556.31%)
Larry Robbins 1,821,389 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.40
GPI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. GPI: 23.40 )
GPI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.25   Max: 42.25
Current: 23.4

6.25
42.25
Forward P/E 11.22
GPI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 21.32 vs. GPI: 11.22 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.80
GPI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 19.10 vs. GPI: 22.80 )
GPI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.12   Max: 30.59
Current: 22.8

6.12
30.59
P/B 2.12
GPI's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. GPI: 2.12 )
GPI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 2.29
Current: 2.12

0.2
2.29
P/S 0.21
GPI's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. GPI: 0.21 )
GPI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.26
Current: 0.21

0.02
0.26
PFCF 50.42
GPI's PFCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 217.67 vs. GPI: 50.42 )
GPI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 143.75
Current: 50.42

0.55
143.75
POCF 10.95
GPI's POCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. GPI: 10.95 )
GPI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 255.64
Current: 10.95

0.46
255.64
EV-to-EBIT 14.88
GPI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 15.78 vs. GPI: 14.88 )
GPI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -129.4   Max: 702.7
Current: 14.88

-129.4
702.7
PEG 1.47
GPI's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GPI: 1.47 )
GPI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 14.98
Current: 1.47

0.27
14.98
Shiller P/E 25.81
GPI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 40.42 vs. GPI: 25.81 )
GPI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.24   Max: 36.54
Current: 25.81

2.24
36.54
Current Ratio 1.06
GPI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. GPI: 1.06 )
GPI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 1.52
Current: 1.06

1.06
1.52
Quick Ratio 0.25
GPI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. GPI: 0.25 )
GPI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.25

0.23
0.53
Days Inventory 65.70
GPI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 57.87 vs. GPI: 65.70 )
GPI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 42.51   Max: 70.21
Current: 65.7

42.51
70.21
Days Sales Outstanding 3.16
GPI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
99% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 67.02 vs. GPI: 3.16 )
GPI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.86   Max: 8.76
Current: 3.16

2.86
8.76

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.86
GPI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
77% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. GPI: 0.86 )
GPI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 9.46
Current: 0.86

0.15
9.46
Dividend Payout 0.19
GPI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. GPI: 0.19 )
GPI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.19
Current: 0.19

0.05
0.19
Dividend growth (3y) 13.40
GPI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
81% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. GPI: 13.40 )
GPI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 86.6
Current: 13.4

0
86.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.90
GPI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. GPI: 0.90 )
GPI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 9.46
Current: 0.9

0.15
9.46
Share Buyback Rate -3.60
GPI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. GPI: -3.60 )
GPI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.2   Max: -41.7
Current: -3.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.34
GPI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. GPI: 1.34 )
GPI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.49
Current: 1.34

0.2
1.49
Price/Median PS Value 1.33
GPI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. GPI: 1.33 )
GPI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.79
Current: 1.33

0.27
1.79
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.60
GPI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GPI: 1.60 )
GPI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 2.99
Current: 1.6

0.34
2.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.70
GPI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. GPI: 6.70 )
GPI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 14.1
Current: 6.7

0.1
14.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 12.54
GPI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.81 vs. GPI: 12.54 )
GPI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -15   Max: 68.1
Current: 12.54

-15
68.1

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto & Truck Dealerships
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Group 1 Automotive Inc is a Delaware corporation organized in 1995. It is an operator in the automotive retail industry. At the year end, it owned and operated 147 franchises, representing 34 brands of automobiles, at 116 dealership locations and 28 collision service centers in the United States of America, 19 franchises at 14 dealerships and four collision centers in the United Kingdom and 22 franchises at 18 dealerships and five collision centers in Brazil. Through its dealerships, it sells new and used cars and light trucks; arrange related vehicle financing; sells service and insurance contracts; provide automotive maintenance and repair services; and sell vehicle parts. Its operations are primarily located in major metropolitan areas in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas in the U.S., in 13 towns in the U.K., and in key metropolitan markets in the states of Sao Paulo and Parana in Brazil. Its segments include the U.S., the U.K., and Brazil. Each of the reportable segments is comprised of retail automotive franchises, which sell new vehicles, used vehicles, parts and automotive services, finance and insurance products, and collision centers. The Company is subject to competition from dealers that sell the same brands of new vehicles that it sells and from dealers that sell other brands of new vehicles that it does not sell in a particular market. The Company's business is subject to a complex variety of stringent laws and regulations governing management and disposal of materials and wastes, protection of the environment and occupational health and safety.
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