Lithia Motors - LAD Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $311.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 35.77 %
  • Number of Analysts: 7
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 5 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$229.07
▼ -6.27 (-2.66%)

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Analyst Price Target for LAD

Analyst Price Target is $311.00
▲ +35.77% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 7 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Lithia Motors in the last 3 months. The average price target is $311.00, with a high forecast of $470.00 and a low forecast of $200.00. The average price target represents a 35.77% upside from the last price of $229.07.

This chart shows the closing price for LAD for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 7 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in Lithia Motors. This rating has held steady since December 2021, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 5 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
6/12/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
9/10/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
12/9/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 5 buy ratings
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  • 1 sell ratings
3/9/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 0 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
6/7/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
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  • 1 sell ratings
9/5/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 5 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
11/4/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 5 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
12/4/2022

Latest Recommendations

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  • 1 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/26/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$220.00 ➝ $200.00Low
10/21/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral$300.00 ➝ $265.00Low
10/21/2022BenchmarkLower TargetBuy$400.00 ➝ $300.00Low
10/20/2022Craig HallumLower Target$540.00 ➝ $360.00Low
10/17/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$348.00 ➝ $250.00Low
10/13/2022GuggenheimLower Target$358.00Low
10/6/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$325.00 ➝ $285.00Low
9/9/2022Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy$565.00 ➝ $470.00Low
7/15/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Target$380.00 ➝ $325.00Low
7/14/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$260.00 ➝ $220.00Low
7/14/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$350.00 ➝ $348.00Low
5/20/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$300.00 ➝ $260.00Medium
4/21/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$362.00 ➝ $350.00High
4/21/2022GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy$542.00 ➝ $578.00Medium
4/7/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$425.00 ➝ $380.00Low
3/8/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$303.00 ➝ $300.00Medium
2/10/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$345.00 ➝ $362.00High
1/18/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOverweight$345.00High
11/17/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Underweight$335.00 ➝ $303.00High
10/22/2021Seaport Res PtnReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/26/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$320.00 ➝ $335.00Low
7/22/2021Craig HallumBoost TargetBuy$500.00 ➝ $520.00Low
7/16/2021Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$460.00 ➝ $467.00High
5/21/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$420.00 ➝ $460.00High
4/23/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$310.00 ➝ $320.00Low
4/22/2021GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy$462.00 ➝ $465.00Medium
3/11/2021Craig HallumBoost TargetBuy$450.00 ➝ $500.00Low
2/24/2021CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$320.00 ➝ $385.00High
2/10/2021Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$310.00Low
2/4/2021Craig HallumBoost TargetBuy$350.00 ➝ $450.00High
1/13/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$315.00 ➝ $294.00High
12/21/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$312.00Low
12/9/2020Smith Barney CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$320.00High
12/7/2020Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$315.00Medium
11/17/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetNeutral$300.00 ➝ $310.00Medium
10/22/2020Craig HallumBoost Target$300.00 ➝ $350.00Medium
10/2/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Target$280.00 ➝ $330.00High
10/1/2020Craig HallumBoost TargetBuy$260.00 ➝ $300.00High
8/28/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Overweight$240.00 ➝ $280.00Low
8/27/2020BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$240.00 ➝ $285.00High
8/12/2020GuggenheimBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$233.00 ➝ $275.00High
7/27/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$180.00 ➝ $250.00Low
7/23/2020Craig HallumBoost Target$170.00 ➝ $260.00Low
7/23/2020GuggenheimBoost Target$162.00 ➝ $233.00Low
7/23/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$170.00 ➝ $240.00High
7/10/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$125.00 ➝ $180.00High
7/8/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$142.00 ➝ $170.00Low
6/29/2020Craig HallumBoost TargetBuy$140.00 ➝ $170.00High
5/18/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$107.00 ➝ $125.00High
4/23/2020GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy$113.00 ➝ $122.00Medium
4/23/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$111.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
4/23/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$101.00 ➝ $107.00Medium
4/13/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$98.00 ➝ $101.00High
3/30/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$149.00 ➝ $98.00Low
3/26/2020Craig HallumLower TargetBuy$170.00 ➝ $140.00Medium
3/23/2020BenchmarkLower TargetBuy$170.00 ➝ $150.00High
3/11/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$165.00 ➝ $130.00High
3/11/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$159.00 ➝ $149.00High
3/3/2020Bank of AmericaLower TargetUnderperform$140.00 ➝ $136.00Medium
2/24/2020Buckingham ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$144.00 ➝ $155.00Medium
2/13/2020Craig HallumLower TargetBuy$200.00 ➝ $170.00Low
1/9/2020BenchmarkInitiated CoverageBuy$185.00High
12/18/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$155.00 ➝ $175.00Medium
10/24/2019GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy$147.00 ➝ $171.00Low
10/24/2019Craig HallumBoost TargetBuy$145.00 ➝ $200.00Low
10/15/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$144.00 ➝ $151.00Low
9/13/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformHigh
8/2/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$129.00 ➝ $144.00Low
7/25/2019Craig HallumBoost TargetBuy$125.00 ➝ $145.00Medium
7/9/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$128.00 ➝ $129.00Medium
7/9/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$117.00 ➝ $122.00Low
7/8/2019Buckingham ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$120.00 ➝ $125.00High
7/7/2019Longbow ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$132.00High
5/31/2019Longbow ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$132.00High
5/6/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$117.00 ➝ $128.00Low
4/26/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$102.00 ➝ $115.00High
4/25/2019Buckingham ResearchBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$106.00 ➝ $120.00Low
4/25/2019Craig HallumReiterated RatingBuy$103.00 ➝ $125.00High
4/25/2019StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$106.00 ➝ $132.00High
4/16/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$99.00 ➝ $104.00Low
2/19/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$112.00Medium
11/14/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$107.00 ➝ $108.00Low
10/25/2018Buckingham ResearchSet TargetBuy$100.00 ➝ $106.00Low
10/25/2018Craig HallumSet TargetBuy$94.00 ➝ $103.00Low
10/24/2018Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$110.00High
10/2/2018Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Peer PerformHigh
9/21/2018GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
9/13/2018Craig HallumReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/15/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$126.00 ➝ $107.00Medium
7/26/2018Buckingham ResearchLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$129.00 ➝ $100.00Medium
7/26/2018Craig HallumLower TargetBuy$120.00 ➝ $94.00Medium
7/25/2018StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightHigh
7/10/2018Morgan StanleyUpgradeBuyLow
4/16/2018GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
3/14/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$116.00 ➝ $126.00Low
2/15/2018StephensReiterated RatingBuyLow
2/15/2018Buckingham ResearchLower TargetBuy$137.00 ➝ $131.00Low
1/8/2018Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$128.00Low
(Data available from 12/4/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.94 (Buy)

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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  • 5 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
5/8/2022
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6/7/2022
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7/7/2022
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8/6/2022
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9/5/2022
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10/5/2022
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11/4/2022
  • 5 very positive mentions
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12/4/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 5 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
Lithia Motors logo
Lithia Motors, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Domestic, Import, and Luxury. It offers new and used vehicles; vehicle financing services; warranties, insurance contracts, and vehicle and theft protection services; and automotive repair and maintenance services, as well as sells vehicle body and parts under the Driveway and GreenCars brand names. As of February 18, 2022, the company operated through 278 stores. It also offers its products online through 300 websites. Lithia Motors, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Medford, Oregon.
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Today's Range

Now: $229.07
Low: $227.30
High: $235.38

50 Day Range

MA: $216.15
Low: $183.09
High: $240.43

52 Week Range

Now: $229.07
Low: $180.00
High: $349.61

Volume

454,689 shs

Average Volume

404,752 shs

Market Capitalization

$6.26 billion

P/E Ratio

5.13

Dividend Yield

0.73%

Beta

1.36

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Lithia Motors?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued research reports on Lithia Motors in the last year: Bank of America Co., Benchmark Co., Craig Hallum, Guggenheim, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Lithia Motors?

8 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Lithia Motors in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $311.00, suggesting a possible upside of 35.8%. Bank of America Co. has the highest price target set, predicting LAD will reach $470.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $200.00 for Lithia Motors in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Lithia Motors?

Lithia Motors currently has 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe LAD will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Lithia Motors.
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How do I contact Lithia Motors' investor relations team?

Lithia Motors' physical mailing address is 150 NORTH BARTLETT STREET, MEDFORD OR, 97501. The company's listed phone number is (541) 618-5748 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Lithia Motors is www.lithiainvestorrelations.com. Learn More about contacing Lithia Motors investor relations.