Auto Trader Group - AUTO Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: GBX 666.67
  • Forecasted Upside: -10.25%
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
GBX 742.80
▲ +4.8 (0.65%)

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Analyst Price Target for AUTO

Analyst Price Target is GBX 666.67
▼ -10.25% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Auto Trader Group in the last 3 months. The average price target is GBX 666.67, with a high forecast of GBX 725 and a low forecast of GBX 560. The average price target represents a -10.25% upside from the last price of GBX 742.80.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 4 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Auto Trader Group. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
9/6/2022
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12/5/2022
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3/5/2023
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6/3/2023
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9/1/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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11/30/2023
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  • 2 buy ratings
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1/29/2024
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
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  • 1 sell ratings
2/28/2024

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/22/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweight
11/20/2023Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHoldGBX 715
11/10/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 555 ➝ GBX 560
7/25/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeUnderweightGBX 630 ➝ GBX 555
6/6/2023Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
6/5/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 630
4/6/2023BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 725
4/4/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutralGBX 550 ➝ GBX 630
2/8/2023CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutral
2/2/2023Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetUnderperformGBX 441 ➝ GBX 405
1/30/2023BarclaysUpgradeOverweightGBX 750
1/19/2023Numis SecuritiesUpgradeBuyGBX 749
11/18/2022Berenberg BankLower TargetHoldGBX 690 ➝ GBX 635
11/9/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuyGBX 720 ➝ GBX 700
11/3/2022Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
10/18/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetUnderweightGBX 596 ➝ GBX 528
10/14/2022CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 530
9/7/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 596
9/7/2022Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
9/7/2022BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 660
6/1/2022BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 660
5/30/2022Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
5/27/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 720
5/27/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutralGBX 516 ➝ GBX 601
5/26/2022Berenberg BankLower TargetHoldGBX 715 ➝ GBX 690
5/25/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetUnderweightGBX 586 ➝ GBX 516
5/19/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuyGBX 800 ➝ GBX 720
5/19/2022Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
5/11/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
5/5/2022CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutral
5/3/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetUnderweightGBX 601 ➝ GBX 586
4/26/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
4/14/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
4/5/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual WeightGBX 725 ➝ GBX 720
4/4/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweight
3/24/2022Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformGBX 720
3/22/2022Berenberg BankLower TargetHoldGBX 745 ➝ GBX 715
3/22/2022Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
3/10/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 598 ➝ GBX 601
2/9/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
2/8/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
1/28/2022BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 725
1/25/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 800
1/25/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector PerformGBX 670 ➝ GBX 750
12/9/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetUnderweightGBX 630 ➝ GBX 598
12/7/2021Liberum CapitalBoost TargetBuyGBX 815 ➝ GBX 860
11/22/2021Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 650 ➝ GBX 745
11/15/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
11/12/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector PerformGBX 610 ➝ GBX 670
11/12/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual WeightGBX 600 ➝ GBX 700
11/11/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuyGBX 700 ➝ GBX 800
11/11/2021Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
11/11/2021Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 815
11/5/2021Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 715
11/5/2021Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 715
11/3/2021Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
10/19/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
10/19/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 604 ➝ GBX 630
7/26/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 575 ➝ GBX 604
6/14/2021Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 520 ➝ GBX 650
6/11/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual WeightGBX 580 ➝ GBX 600
6/11/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetUnderperformGBX 430 ➝ GBX 465
6/11/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetUnderweightGBX 575 ➝ GBX 490
6/11/2021Liberum CapitalBoost TargetBuyGBX 660 ➝ GBX 700
6/10/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector PerformGBX 560 ➝ GBX 610
6/10/2021Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
5/13/2021Shore CapitalUpgradeHold
3/31/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetUnderweightGBX 492 ➝ GBX 490
3/1/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuyGBX 680 ➝ GBX 700
1/6/2021Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSell
11/11/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSell
11/2/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSell
7/30/2020UBS GroupDowngradeNeutral
7/22/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetBuyGBX 557 ➝ GBX 581
7/15/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
7/8/2020Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 440 ➝ GBX 460
7/2/2020Liberum CapitalDowngradeHoldGBX 640 ➝ GBX 515
7/2/2020Peel HuntDowngradeAddGBX 545 ➝ GBX 560
6/29/2020UBS GroupDowngradeNeutralGBX 510 ➝ GBX 525
6/29/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetUnderperformGBX 440 ➝ GBX 430
6/29/2020CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 580 ➝ GBX 525
6/26/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
6/26/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Performer
6/26/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
6/26/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold
6/26/2020BarclaysBoost TargetEqual weightGBX 440 ➝ GBX 490
6/25/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
6/25/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
6/23/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetUnderperformGBX 375 ➝ GBX 440
6/19/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
6/18/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
6/2/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeBuyGBX 565 ➝ GBX 680
5/27/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
5/27/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
5/25/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweightGBX 600 ➝ GBX 570
5/14/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
5/12/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
5/5/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
5/4/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetUnderweightGBX 368 ➝ GBX 348
4/29/2020BarclaysBoost TargetEqual weightGBX 420 ➝ GBX 440
4/16/2020UBS GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 560 ➝ GBX 510
4/15/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector PerformerGBX 530 ➝ GBX 460
4/15/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
4/2/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
4/1/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuyGBX 653 ➝ GBX 557
4/1/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
4/1/2020Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
3/26/2020HSBCDowngradeHoldGBX 675 ➝ GBX 410
3/26/2020Peel HuntUpgradeBuyGBX 600 ➝ GBX 545
3/23/2020BarclaysLower TargetEqual weightGBX 500 ➝ GBX 420
3/20/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetUnderweightGBX 494 ➝ GBX 368
3/19/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingAdd
3/17/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuyGBX 688 ➝ GBX 653
3/10/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Performer
2/12/2020Societe GeneraleInitiated CoverageHoldGBX 615
2/6/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingAdd
2/4/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHoldGBX 525 ➝ GBX 565
1/30/2020BarclaysBoost TargetEqual WeightGBX 490 ➝ GBX 500
1/24/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweightGBX 560 ➝ GBX 650
1/22/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 452 ➝ GBX 494
1/20/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 604 ➝ GBX 688
1/20/2020Peel HuntUpgradeAdd
1/16/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetUnderperformGBX 440 ➝ GBX 480
1/14/2020Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
12/13/2019HSBCUpgradeBuyGBX 535 ➝ GBX 675
12/3/2019UBS GroupUpgradeNeutralGBX 510 ➝ GBX 560
11/22/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutralGBX 609 ➝ GBX 604
11/8/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingSell
11/8/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector PerformerGBX 485 ➝ GBX 530
11/8/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold
11/7/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 570
11/7/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 570
11/7/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
11/4/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
11/1/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 414 ➝ GBX 444
10/29/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingSell
10/29/2019HSBCBoost TargetHoldGBX 465 ➝ GBX 535
10/17/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperform
10/8/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingHold
10/2/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 570
10/2/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 570
10/2/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
9/24/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingSellGBX 540 ➝ GBX 510
9/4/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingHold
8/15/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingSell
8/14/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
7/17/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 386 ➝ GBX 414
7/9/2019Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformGBX 485
7/8/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingHold
7/5/2019Liberum CapitalBoost TargetBuyGBX 620 ➝ GBX 640
7/2/2019Peel HuntDowngradeHold
6/26/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
6/19/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 460 ➝ GBX 500
6/12/2019UBS GroupDowngradeSellGBX 530 ➝ GBX 540
6/7/2019Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 400 ➝ GBX 500
6/7/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHoldGBX 420 ➝ GBX 525
6/6/2019Numis SecuritiesBoost TargetBuyGBX 532 ➝ GBX 705
6/6/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 620
6/6/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
6/3/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutralGBX 482 ➝ GBX 609
6/3/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingAdd
5/30/2019Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy
5/27/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingAdd
5/27/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold
5/10/2019CitigroupDowngradeNeutralGBX 494 ➝ GBX 580
4/29/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 500
4/29/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
4/17/2019Liberum CapitalBoost TargetBuyGBX 470 ➝ GBX 620
4/9/2019UBS GroupDowngradeNeutralGBX 510 ➝ GBX 530
4/3/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 326 ➝ GBX 386
4/1/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingAdd
3/13/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingAdd
(Data available from 2/28/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.10 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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8/2/2023
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9/1/2023
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  • 3 negative mentions
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10/1/2023
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10/31/2023
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  • 1 negative mentions
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11/30/2023
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12/30/2023
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1/29/2024
  • 1 very positive mentions
  • 7 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
2/28/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 1 very positive mentions
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Auto Trader Group logo
Auto Trader Group plc operates in the digital automotive marketplace in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company provides vehicle advertisement on its websites for private sellers, as well as insurance and loan financing products to consumers; and display advertising on its websites for manufacturers and their advertising agencies. The company offers its products to retailers, home traders, and logistics firms. Auto Trader Group plc was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Manchester, the United Kingdom.
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Today's Range

Now: GBX 742.80
Low: 731.80
High: 743.60

50 Day Range

MA: GBX 719.62
Low: 691.80
High: 742.80

52 Week Range

Now: GBX 742.80
Low: 565.60
High: 752.60

Volume

2,052,510 shs

Average Volume

2,054,044 shs

Market Capitalization

£6.72 billion

P/E Ratio

2,971.20

Dividend Yield

1.21%

Beta

0.69

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Auto Trader Group?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on Auto Trader Group in the last year: Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Shore Capital.
View the latest analyst ratings for AUTO.

What is the current price target for Auto Trader Group?

3 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Auto Trader Group in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 666.67, suggesting a possible downside of 10.2%. Barclays PLC has the highest price target set, predicting AUTO will reach GBX 725 in the next twelve months. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of GBX 560 for Auto Trader Group in the next year.
View the latest price targets for AUTO.

What is the current consensus analyst rating for Auto Trader Group?

Auto Trader Group currently has 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in AUTO, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
View the latest ratings for AUTO.

What other companies compete with Auto Trader Group?

Other companies that are similar to Auto Trader Group include Rightmove, Pearson, WPP, Airtel Africa and ITV. Learn More about companies similar to Auto Trader Group.

How do I contact Auto Trader Group's investor relations team?

Auto Trader Group's physical mailing address is 1 Tony Wilson Place, MANCHESTER, M15 4FN, United Kingdom. The company's listed phone number is +44-161-6699888. The official website for Auto Trader Group is about-us.autotrader.co.uk. Learn More about contacing Auto Trader Group investor relations.