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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 0.12
ABG's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 1235 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. ABG: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ABG' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.12
0.09
0.31
Interest Coverage 4.80
ABG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
81% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 18.66 vs. ABG: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ABG' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.03  Med: 3.94 Max: 8.41
Current: 4.8
2.03
8.41
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 4.00
Beneish M-Score: -2.72
WACC vs ROIC
7.84%
11.15%
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 % 4.61
ABG's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
56% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.42 vs. ABG: 4.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ABG' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.38  Med: 3.63 Max: 4.61
Current: 4.61
-9.38
4.61
Net Margin % 2.61
ABG's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
62% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.01 vs. ABG: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ABG' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.81  Med: 1.71 Max: 2.61
Current: 2.61
-7.81
2.61
ROE % 65.72
ABG's ROE % is ranked higher than
98% of the 1220 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. ABG: 65.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ABG' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -84.78  Med: 22.34 Max: 65.72
Current: 65.72
-84.78
65.72
ROA % 7.23
ABG's ROA % is ranked higher than
72% of the 1259 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. ABG: 7.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ABG' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.75  Med: 5.01 Max: 7.56
Current: 7.23
-18.75
7.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 21.52
ABG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
67% of the 1254 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 14.15 vs. ABG: 21.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ABG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.33  Med: 13.86 Max: 29.62
Current: 21.52
-32.33
29.62
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 19.00
ABG's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. ABG: 19.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ABG' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.3 Max: 19.2
Current: 19
0
19.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 28.30
ABG's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. ABG: 28.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ABG' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 10.1 Max: 32.8
Current: 28.3
0
32.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 31.60
ABG's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. ABG: 31.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ABG' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 21.1 Max: 50.8
Current: 31.6
0
50.8
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-07-27 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

ABG Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Steven Cohen 100 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 974,731 sh (+3.18%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Michael Dell 2,000,696 sh (-10.11%)
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Q3 2016

ABG Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 7,400 sh (New)
Paul Singer 223,224 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 139,506 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 249,400 sh (+249300.00%)
Michael Dell 2,000,696 sh (unchged)
Larry Robbins 974,731 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2016

ABG Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Singer 376,024 sh (+68.45%)
Michael Dell 2,000,696 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 107,901 sh (-22.65%)
Larry Robbins 574,731 sh (-41.04%)
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Q1 2017

ABG Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Steven Cohen 125,700 sh (New)
Michael Dell 2,000,696 sh (unchged)
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 93,439 sh (-13.40%)
Paul Singer 212,577 sh (-43.47%)
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Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto & Truck Dealerships    NAICS: 441110    SIC: 5511
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Traded in other countries:AWG.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
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 is a nationwide collection of automobile dealerships that went public in March 2002. The company operates about 80 stores with associated parts and service departments. About 79% of new-vehicle revenue is from luxury and import brands. Asbury also offers third-party financing and insurance products. Operating in eight states, mostly in Texas and the Southeast, the company generated $6.5 billion of revenue in 2016.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 7.21
ABG's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1026 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. ABG: 7.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ABG' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.78  Med: 12.62 Max: 32.41
Current: 7.21
1.78
32.41
Forward PE Ratio 8.89
ABG's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 9.79 vs. ABG: 8.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 7.21
ABG's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
87% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 17.86 vs. ABG: 7.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ABG' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 13.44 Max: 21.98
Current: 7.21
1.76
21.98
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 8.85
ABG's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
51% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 17.08 vs. ABG: 8.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ABG' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 15.85 Max: 158.04
Current: 8.85
0.16
158.04
PB Ratio 3.98
ABG's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. ABG: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ABG' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 2.1 Max: 7.02
Current: 3.98
0.11
7.02
PS Ratio 0.19
ABG's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1220 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. ABG: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ABG' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.19
0.01
0.43
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 12.58
ABG's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
87% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. ABG: 12.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ABG' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 23.21 Max: 1736.3
Current: 12.58
0.16
1736.3
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 6.22
ABG's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
54% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. ABG: 6.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ABG' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 11.11 Max: 324.75
Current: 6.22
0.13
324.75
EV-to-EBIT 6.30
ABG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 1383 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 13.17 vs. ABG: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ABG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.4  Med: 11.5 Max: 21.1
Current: 6.3
-3.4
21.1
EV-to-EBITDA 5.77
ABG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
77% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 9.05 vs. ABG: 5.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ABG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.7  Med: 9.8 Max: 15.4
Current: 5.77
-3.7
15.4
PEG Ratio 0.23
ABG's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. ABG: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
ABG' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.76 Max: 2.02
Current: 0.23
0.23
2.02
Shiller PE Ratio 29.39
ABG's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 28.83 vs. ABG: 29.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ABG' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.13  Med: 88.16 Max: 195.73
Current: 29.39
29.13
195.73
Current Ratio 1.17
ABG's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. ABG: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ABG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.32 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.17
1.12
1.53
Quick Ratio 0.33
ABG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 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: 0.43 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.33
0.33
0.59
Days Inventory 63.30
ABG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 1204 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 57.00 vs. ABG: 63.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ABG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.97  Med: 59.24 Max: 75.48
Current: 63.3
54.97
75.48
Days Sales Outstanding 4.48
ABG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
95% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 61.70 vs. ABG: 4.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ABG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.48  Med: 6.89 Max: 9.61
Current: 4.48
4.48
9.61
Days Payable 8.57
ABG's Days Payable is ranked lower than
91% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 55.61 vs. ABG: 8.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ABG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.51  Med: 5.11 Max: 14.81
Current: 8.57
4.51
14.81

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.50
ABG's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
69% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. ABG: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ABG' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 4.73 Max: 42.86
Current: 1.5
0.8
42.86
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 11.60
ABG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. ABG: 11.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ABG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.3  Med: 1.2 Max: 0
Current: 11.6
-1.3
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 14.36
ABG's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
95% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. ABG: 14.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ABG' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 5.04 Max: 128.38
Current: 14.36
0.61
128.38
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.10
ABG's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. ABG: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ABG' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.8 Max: 2.6
Current: 1.1
0.2
2.6
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.29
ABG's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ABG: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
ABG' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.7
Current: 0.29
0.29
1.7
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.15
ABG's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
74% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. ABG: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ABG' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.72 Max: 8.59
Current: 2.15
0.72
8.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 15.85
ABG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
88% of the 1578 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.83 vs. ABG: 15.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ABG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 8.3 Max: 15.93
Current: 15.85
4.7
15.93
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 27.75
ABG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 7.34 vs. ABG: 27.75 )
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: -7.3  Med: 11.8 Max: 88.3
Current: 27.75
-7.3
88.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,529
EPS (TTM) $ 7.76
Beta1.39
Short Percentage of Float12.25%
52-Week Range $47.50 - 71.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)21.05

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 6,557 6,605
EPS ($) 6.50 6.70
EPS without NRI ($) 6.50 6.70
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
0.68%
Dividends per Share ($)
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