• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $152.29
  • Forecasted Upside: 20.25 %
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 6 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$126.64
▼ -0.56 (-0.44%)

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Analyst Price Target for AN

Analyst Price Target is $152.29
▲ +20.25% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for AutoNation in the last 3 months. The average price target is $152.29, with a high forecast of $213.00 and a low forecast of $104.00. The average price target represents a 20.25% upside from the last price of $126.64.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 8 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in AutoNation. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 3 hold ratings
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2/25/2021
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5/26/2021
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8/24/2021
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11/22/2021
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2/20/2022
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5/21/2022
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7/20/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
8/19/2022

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/25/2022Seaport Res PtnUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
7/25/2022StephensBoost Target$130.00Low
7/22/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$159.00Low
7/22/2022GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy$205.00 ➝ $213.00Low
7/15/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Target$150.00 ➝ $135.00Low
7/14/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$107.00 ➝ $104.00Low
7/14/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$153.00 ➝ $147.00Low
5/20/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$108.00 ➝ $107.00High
4/25/2022Truist FinancialUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$130.00 ➝ $140.00High
4/22/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$137.00 ➝ $153.00Low
4/7/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$140.00 ➝ $130.00High
3/8/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$103.00 ➝ $108.00High
1/18/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOverweight$135.00Low
11/17/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$116.00 ➝ $103.00High
10/22/2021Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold$110.00 ➝ $130.00Low
10/22/2021BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$165.00 ➝ $185.00High
10/22/2021StephensBoost TargetEqual Weight$120.00 ➝ $141.00High
9/28/2021Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$70.00 ➝ $116.00High
7/26/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$65.00 ➝ $70.00Low
7/20/2021Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$100.00 ➝ $110.00Low
7/16/2021Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$161.00 ➝ $171.00High
4/28/2021BenchmarkUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$120.00Low
4/22/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$60.00 ➝ $65.00Medium
4/22/2021BenchmarkUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$104.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
4/21/2021Truist FinancialBoost Target$80.00 ➝ $100.00Low
2/25/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$56.00 ➝ $60.00High
2/18/2021Truist FinancialBoost Target$73.00 ➝ $80.00Low
1/15/2021Truist FinancialBoost Target$66.00 ➝ $73.00Low
1/15/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$75.00Medium
12/7/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$54.00 ➝ $56.00Low
11/17/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$77.00 ➝ $79.00Low
10/15/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$76.00 ➝ $77.00High
8/12/2020GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$69.00High
7/27/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$38.00 ➝ $54.00Medium
7/24/2020SunTrust BanksBoost TargetHold$42.00 ➝ $55.00Medium
7/24/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$53.00 ➝ $70.00High
7/17/2020Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
7/10/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$35.00 ➝ $38.00High
7/8/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$47.00 ➝ $53.00High
5/18/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$27.00 ➝ $35.00High
5/12/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$37.00 ➝ $40.00High
5/12/2020SunTrust BanksBoost TargetHold$28.00 ➝ $42.00High
5/11/2020CfraLower TargetBuy$60.00 ➝ $50.00High
4/27/2020Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$40.00High
4/13/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$13.00 ➝ $27.00Low
4/7/2020SunTrust BanksLower TargetHold$50.00 ➝ $28.00High
3/30/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$40.00 ➝ $13.00Medium
3/23/2020BenchmarkReiterated RatingHoldHigh
3/11/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$44.00 ➝ $40.00High
3/11/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$54.00 ➝ $47.00High
2/11/2020CfraLower TargetBuy$62.00 ➝ $60.00High
1/9/2020BenchmarkInitiated CoverageHoldHigh
12/18/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweight$45.00 ➝ $52.00Low
10/28/2019CfraUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
10/15/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$39.00 ➝ $42.00High
8/2/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$35.00 ➝ $39.00Low
7/7/2019Longbow ResearchReiterated RatingHoldMedium
5/31/2019Longbow ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralMedium
5/6/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$27.00 ➝ $36.00Low
4/30/2019SunTrust BanksBoost TargetHold$43.00Low
2/26/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$59.00 ➝ $55.00Low
2/24/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$41.00High
2/19/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageUnderweight ➝ Underweight$40.00Low
11/14/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight ➝ Sell$44.00 ➝ $34.00Medium
10/31/2018Buckingham ResearchLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$42.00 ➝ $38.00High
10/24/2018Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$59.00High
10/2/2018Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageUnderperformLow
10/2/2018Wolfe ResearchDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ Underperform$46.00 ➝ $37.00Low
8/24/2018SunTrust BanksInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$48.00Medium
8/2/2018Buckingham ResearchLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$51.00 ➝ $47.00Medium
7/10/2018Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Underweight$57.00High
4/16/2018GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
3/14/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$49.00 ➝ $57.00Low
2/9/2018Bank of AmericaSet TargetNeutral ➝ Hold$65.00 ➝ $68.00Medium
2/2/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$60.00High
2/1/2018Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingHold$65.00Low
12/4/2017Moffett NathansonInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
11/6/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$40.00 ➝ $50.00N/A
11/3/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetHold$44.00 ➝ $50.00N/A
10/4/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$55.00Low
10/4/2017Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
10/2/2017Susquehanna BancsharesDowngradeNeutral$36.00 ➝ $38.00Low
9/28/2017Susquehanna BancsharesReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ NegativeHigh
9/28/2017UBS GroupDowngradePositive ➝ NeutralHigh
9/10/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$44.00Medium
9/1/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow
(Data available from 8/19/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.48 (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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  • 10 very positive mentions
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  • 3 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
1/21/2022
  • 18 very positive mentions
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  • 4 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
2/20/2022
  • 14 very positive mentions
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  • 7 negative mentions
  • 3 very negative mentions
3/22/2022
  • 7 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
4/21/2022
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  • 6 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
5/21/2022
  • 8 very positive mentions
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6/20/2022
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7/20/2022
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  • 5 negative mentions
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8/19/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 16 very positive mentions
  • 38 positive mentions
  • 5 negative mentions
  • 3 very negative mentions

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AutoNation, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Domestic, Import, and Premium Luxury. It offers a range of automotive products and services, including new and used vehicles; and parts and services, such as automotive repair and maintenance, and wholesale parts and collision services. The company also provides automotive finance and insurance products comprising vehicle services and other protection products, as well as arranges finance for vehicle purchases through third-party finance sources. As of December 31, 2021, it owned and operated 339 new vehicle franchises from 247 stores located primarily in metropolitan markets in the Sunbelt region. The company also owned and operated 57 AutoNation-branded collision centers, 9 AutoNation USA used vehicle stores, 4 AutoNation-branded automotive auction operations, and 3 parts distribution centers. AutoNation, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Today's Range

Now: $126.64
Low: $125.21
High: $127.21

50 Day Range

MA: $116.94
Low: $104.77
High: $132.49

52 Week Range

Now: $126.64
Low: $96.56
High: $135.57

Volume

325,526 shs

Average Volume

707,156 shs

Market Capitalization

$7.09 billion

P/E Ratio

5.45

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

1.11

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of AutoNation?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued research reports on AutoNation in the last year: Benchmark Co., Guggenheim, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Seaport Res Ptn, Stephens, StockNews.com, Truist Financial Co., and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for AutoNation?

7 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for AutoNation in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $152.29, suggesting a possible upside of 20.3%. Guggenheim has the highest price target set, predicting AN will reach $213.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $104.00 for AutoNation in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for AutoNation?

AutoNation currently has 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe AN will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of AutoNation.
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How do I contact AutoNation's investor relations team?

AutoNation's physical mailing address is 200 SW 1ST AVE SUITE 1600, FORT LAUDERDALE FL, 33301. The company's listed phone number is (954) 769-6000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for AutoNation is www.autonation.com. Learn More about contacing AutoNation investor relations.