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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 0.01
GPI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 1182 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. GPI: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GPI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.23
GPI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. GPI: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GPI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.23
0.23
0.51
Interest Coverage 3.31
GPI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 24.37 vs. GPI: 3.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GPI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.76  Med: 3.13 Max: 4.7
Current: 3.31
1.76
4.7
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.44
M-Score: -1.87
WACC vs ROIC
6.66%
5.28%
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 (%) 3.09
GPI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.72 vs. GPI: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GPI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.22  Med: 3.07 Max: 3.42
Current: 3.09
-0.22
3.42
Net-margin (%) 0.96
GPI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. GPI: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GPI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.85  Med: 1.28 Max: 1.68
Current: 0.96
-0.85
1.68
ROE (%) 9.86
GPI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 9.05 vs. GPI: 9.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GPI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.13  Med: 12.02 Max: 18.35
Current: 9.86
-7.13
18.35
ROA (%) 2.44
GPI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1196 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. GPI: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GPI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2  Med: 3.52 Max: 5.99
Current: 2.44
-2
5.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.57
GPI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1194 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 12.14 vs. GPI: 10.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GPI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 14.01 Max: 51.95
Current: 10.57
0.42
51.95
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.80
GPI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. GPI: 13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8  Med: 8.70 Max: 46.1
Current: 13.8
-8
46.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.80
GPI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. GPI: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -43.4  Med: 9.30 Max: 91.6
Current: 6.8
-43.4
91.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 0.50
GPI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. GPI: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.6  Med: 20.10 Max: 43.7
Current: 0.5
-25.6
43.7
» GPI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q1 2015

GPI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 6,212 sh (New)
Jim Simons 126,100 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 1,821,389 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.62
GPI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
67% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 16.80 vs. GPI: 23.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GPI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.25  Med: 15.38 Max: 42.25
Current: 23.62
6.25
42.25
Forward P/E 12.20
GPI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
52% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 11.86 vs. GPI: 12.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.00
GPI's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
65% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. GPI: 23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GPI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.12  Med: 14.84 Max: 30.59
Current: 23
6.12
30.59
P/B 2.35
GPI's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. GPI: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GPI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.26 Max: 2.39
Current: 2.35
0.2
2.39
P/S 0.22
GPI's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 1173 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. GPI: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GPI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.26
Current: 0.22
0.02
0.26
POCF 18.40
GPI's POCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 11.02 vs. GPI: 18.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GPI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 9.42 Max: 255.64
Current: 18.4
0.46
255.64
EV-to-EBIT 18.20
GPI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 13.22 vs. GPI: 18.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GPI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -129.4  Med: 12.30 Max: 702.7
Current: 18.2
-129.4
702.7
PEG 1.48
GPI's PEG is ranked higher than
50% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. GPI: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GPI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.02 Max: 14.98
Current: 1.48
0.27
14.98
Shiller P/E 26.04
GPI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 17.91 vs. GPI: 26.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GPI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.23  Med: 18.31 Max: 36.54
Current: 26.04
2.23
36.54
Current Ratio 1.09
GPI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. GPI: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GPI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.64
Current: 1.09
1.05
1.64
Quick Ratio 0.24
GPI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GPI: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GPI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.24
0.22
0.53
Days Inventory 64.63
GPI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 56.38 vs. GPI: 64.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GPI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 42.51  Med: 58.65 Max: 70.21
Current: 64.63
42.51
70.21
Days Sales Outstanding 4.05
GPI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
96% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 60.75 vs. GPI: 4.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GPI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.81  Med: 4.67 Max: 8.76
Current: 4.05
2.81
8.76

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.83
GPI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 1307 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. GPI: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GPI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.94 Max: 9.46
Current: 0.83
0.15
9.46
Dividend Payout 0.18
GPI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
81% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. GPI: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GPI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.18
0.11
0.57
Dividend growth (3y) 13.40
GPI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
58% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. GPI: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
GPI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 86.6
Current: 13.4
0
86.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.82
GPI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1319 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. GPI: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GPI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.94 Max: 9.46
Current: 0.82
0.15
9.46
Share Buyback Rate -3.60
GPI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. GPI: -3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
GPI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.2  Med: -1.50 Max: -41.7
Current: -3.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 2.91
GPI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. GPI: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GPI' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.68 Max: 2.7
Current: 2.91
0.2
2.7
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
GPI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. GPI: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GPI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.79
Current: 1.4
0.27
1.79
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.73
GPI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
72% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. GPI: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
GPI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.87 Max: 3
Current: 1.73
0.3
3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.51
GPI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. GPI: 5.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GPI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 7.90 Max: 14.1
Current: 5.51
0.1
14.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.33
GPI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.36 vs. GPI: 12.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GPI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -15  Med: 13.50 Max: 68.1
Current: 12.33
-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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