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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.04
PAG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. PAG: 0.04 )
PAG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04

Equity to Asset 0.25
PAG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. PAG: 0.25 )
PAG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.25

0.2
0.54
Interest Coverage 4.77
PAG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 17.78 vs. PAG: 4.77 )
PAG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 4.84
Current: 4.77

0.64
4.84
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.52
M-Score: -2.40
WACC vs ROIC
7.69%
6.41%
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

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 2.93
PAG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. PAG: 2.93 )
PAG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.45   Max: 2.97
Current: 2.93

-3.45
2.97
Net-margin (%) 1.63
PAG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. PAG: 1.63 )
PAG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.61   Max: 1.66
Current: 1.63

-3.61
1.66
ROE (%) 17.61
PAG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 8.95 vs. PAG: 17.61 )
PAG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -37.73   Max: 17.39
Current: 17.61

-37.73
17.39
ROA (%) 4.22
PAG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. PAG: 4.22 )
PAG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.73   Max: 4.14
Current: 4.22

-9.73
4.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.85
PAG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 12.75 vs. PAG: 12.85 )
PAG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -17.4   Max: 19.69
Current: 12.85

-17.4
19.69
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.20
PAG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. PAG: 13.20 )
PAG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 13.7
Current: 13.2

-6.1
13.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 19.10
PAG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. PAG: 19.10 )
PAG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.2   Max: 51.7
Current: 19.1

-7.2
51.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 27.20
PAG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. PAG: 27.20 )
PAG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.4   Max: 38.5
Current: 27.2

-13.4
38.5
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

PAG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 5,402 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 25,219 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,184 sh (+15.64%)
Murray Stahl 114,453 sh (+4.34%)
Chuck Royce 389,200 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 750,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 506,160 sh (-0.97%)
John Keeley 1,324,010 sh (-9.48%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,040 sh (-96.29%)
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Q2 2014

PAG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 6,000 sh (+15.74%)
Joel Greenblatt 28,425 sh (+12.71%)
Mario Gabelli 545,960 sh (+7.86%)
Ron Baron 750,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 389,200 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Murray Stahl 112,465 sh (-1.74%)
John Keeley 1,217,305 sh (-8.06%)
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Q3 2014

PAG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 31,707 sh (+428.45%)
Joel Greenblatt 41,042 sh (+44.39%)
Murray Stahl 116,426 sh (+3.52%)
Ron Baron 750,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 389,200 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 544,240 sh (-0.32%)
John Keeley 1,208,435 sh (-0.73%)
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Q4 2014

PAG Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 86,100 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 89,579 sh (+118.26%)
John Keeley 1,216,855 sh (+0.7%)
Ron Baron 750,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 108,526 sh (-6.79%)
Mario Gabelli 506,080 sh (-7.01%)
Chuck Royce 194,600 sh (-50%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,309 sh (-80.1%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PAG

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Add 118.26%0.02%$37.51 - $50.43 $ 49.338%89579
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 44.39%0.01%$41.25 - $51.16 $ 49.335%41042
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Reduce -9.48%0.11%$40.28 - $47.16 $ 49.3313%1324010
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$40.28 - $47.16 $ 49.3313%25219
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$30.65 - $42.99 $ 49.3329%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.02%$28.4 - $33.32 $ 49.3358%17776
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$29.32 - $33.74 $ 49.3355%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.03%$26.18 - $32.11 $ 49.3368%16519
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.04%$15.06 - $21.69 $ 49.33151%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.40
PAG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. PAG: 16.40 )
PAG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 20.07
Current: 16.4

4.2
20.07
Forward P/E 11.79
PAG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 20.04 vs. PAG: 11.79 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.60
PAG's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. PAG: 15.60 )
PAG' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 18.37
Current: 15.6

4.2
18.37
P/B 2.80
PAG's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. PAG: 2.80 )
PAG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 2.88
Current: 2.8

0.35
2.88
P/S 0.30
PAG's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. PAG: 0.30 )
PAG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.29
Current: 0.3

0.04
0.29
POCF 17.19
PAG's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 10.88 vs. PAG: 17.19 )
PAG' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 39.66
Current: 17.19

0.85
39.66
EV-to-EBIT 16.32
PAG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 15.69 vs. PAG: 16.32 )
PAG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -8.5   Max: 18.1
Current: 16.32

-8.5
18.1
Shiller P/E 57.50
PAG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 40.11 vs. PAG: 57.50 )
PAG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 88.04
Current: 57.5

4.1
88.04
Current Ratio 1.03
PAG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. PAG: 1.03 )
PAG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 1.62
Current: 1.03

0.99
1.62
Quick Ratio 0.28
PAG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. PAG: 0.28 )
PAG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.28

0.22
0.84
Days Inventory 63.74
PAG's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
66% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 58.76 vs. PAG: 63.74 )
PAG' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 43.69   Max: 66.53
Current: 63.74

43.69
66.53
Days Sales Outstanding 13.95
PAG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 69.71 vs. PAG: 13.95 )
PAG' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 9.23   Max: 16.15
Current: 13.95

9.23
16.15

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.60
PAG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. PAG: 1.60 )
PAG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 7.03
Current: 1.6

0.3
7.03
Dividend Payout 0.23
PAG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. PAG: 0.23 )
PAG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.47
Current: 0.23

0.13
0.47
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.70
PAG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. PAG: 1.70 )
PAG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 7.03
Current: 1.7

0.3
7.03
Share Buyback Rate 0.60
PAG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. PAG: 0.60 )
PAG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1   Max: -56.2
Current: 0.6

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 28.68
PAG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PAG: 28.68 )
PAG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.35   Max: 660
Current: 28.68

3.35
660
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.88
PAG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. PAG: 1.88 )
PAG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 15.09
Current: 1.88

0.7
15.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.56
PAG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. PAG: 1.56 )
PAG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.7
Current: 1.56

0.25
1.7
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.85
PAG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PAG: 0.85 )
PAG' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 3.03
Current: 0.85

0.26
3.03
Price/Graham Number 4.44
PAG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. PAG: 4.44 )
PAG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 18.08
Current: 4.44

1.75
18.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.00
PAG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1392 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PAG: 6.00 )
PAG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.5   Max: 9.5
Current: 6

5.5
9.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.40
PAG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 8.04 vs. PAG: 19.40 )
PAG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -57.7   Max: 19.7
Current: 19.4

-57.7
19.7

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto & Truck Dealerships
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Traded in other countries:UA9.Germany,
Penske Automotive Group Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware and began dealership operations in October 1992. The Company is the automotive retailer headquartered in the U.S. As of December 31, 2013, it operated 324 retail automotive franchises, of which 176 franchises are located in the U.S. and 148 franchises are located outside of the U.S. The franchises outside the U.S. are located mainly in the U.K. In 2012, it retailed and wholesaled more than 442,000 vehicles. It offers various vehicle brands of non-U.S. based manufacturers, and premium brands, such as Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. Each of its dealerships offers a selection of new and used vehicles for sale. New and used vehicle revenues include sales to retail customers and to leasing companies providing consumer automobile leasing. It generate finance and insurance revenues from sales of third-party extended service contracts, sales of third-party insurance policies, commissions relating to the sale of finance and lease contracts to third parties and the sales of certain other products. Service and parts revenues include fees paid for repair, maintenance and collision services, and the sale of replacement parts and other aftermarket accessories. It also owns a 9.0% limited partnership interest in Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P. (PTL), and a global transportation services provider. The Company competes with other franchised dealers in each of its marketing areas, relying on its premium facilities, advertising and merchandising, management experience, sales expertise, service reputation and the location of its dealerships to attract and retain customers. It also compete with dealers that sell the same brands of new vehicles that it sell and with dealers that sell other brands of new vehicles that it does not represent in a particular market. The Company is subject to a wide range of environmental laws and regulations, including those governing discharges into the air and water, the operation and removal of aboveground and underground storage tanks, the use, handling, storage and disposal of hazardous substances and other materials and the investigation and remediation of environmental contamination.
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