NYSE:SAH - Sonic Automotive Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Sell
  • Consensus Price Target: $40.00
  • Forecasted Upside: -12.84 %
  • Number of Analysts: 1
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 0 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$45.89
▲ +1.16 (2.59%)

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Analyst Price Target for SAH

Analyst Price Target is $40.00
▼ -12.84% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 1 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Sonic Automotive in the last 3 months. The average price target is $40.00, with a high forecast of $40.00 and a low forecast of $40.00. The average price target represents a -12.84% upside from the last price of $45.89.

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

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Current Consensus is Sell

The current consensus among 1 investment analysts is to sell stock in Sonic Automotive. This rating changed within the last month from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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7/31/2020
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10/29/2020
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1/27/2021
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4/27/2021
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7/26/2021
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10/24/2021
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12/23/2021
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1/22/2022

Latest Recommendations

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/17/2021Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$40.00High
8/5/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$52.00 ➝ $55.00Low
7/26/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$51.00 ➝ $49.02Low
5/7/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$48.00 ➝ $51.00Low
1/15/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$55.00High
12/7/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$38.00 ➝ $48.00High
11/17/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ BuyMedium
10/15/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetUnderperform$52.00 ➝ $56.00Medium
8/5/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$35.00 ➝ $38.00Medium
7/10/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$20.00 ➝ $35.00High
7/8/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$38.00 ➝ $39.00Medium
6/17/2020BenchmarkBoost Price TargetBuy$27.50 ➝ $39.00Low
5/27/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price Target$25.00 ➝ $29.00Low
5/18/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$18.00 ➝ $20.00High
5/5/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$17.00 ➝ $18.00Medium
5/1/2020BenchmarkBoost Price TargetBuy$23.00 ➝ $27.50Medium
4/13/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$12.00 ➝ $17.00Low
3/30/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$27.00 ➝ $12.00Low
3/23/2020BenchmarkLower Price TargetBuy$35.00 ➝ $27.00Medium
3/12/2020BenchmarkInitiated CoverageBuy$35.00High
3/11/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$35.00 ➝ $28.00High
2/20/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$37.00 ➝ $35.00Low
12/18/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$35.00 ➝ $37.00Low
11/14/2019Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal$22.00 ➝ $31.00High
10/25/2019StephensSet Price TargetBuy$40.00N/A
10/15/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$20.00 ➝ $22.00Low
9/13/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformHigh
9/10/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$23.00 ➝ $30.00High
8/15/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$26.00 ➝ $29.00High
8/2/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$18.00 ➝ $20.00Low
7/15/2019Buckingham ResearchBoost Price TargetNeutral$15.00 ➝ $20.00Low
6/5/2019StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$19.00 ➝ $30.00High
5/6/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$10.00 ➝ $18.00Low
4/26/2019Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$23.00High
2/19/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageUnderweight ➝ Underweight$14.00High
8/15/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Sell$19.00 ➝ $16.00Medium
7/27/2018StephensReiterated RatingHold$19.00Low
7/20/2018StephensReiterated RatingHold$18.00Low
7/18/2018Buckingham ResearchLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ $19.55$21.00 ➝ $19.00High
7/10/2018Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Underweight$25.00High
3/14/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$23.00 ➝ $25.00Low
1/8/2018Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$23.00Medium
10/19/2017Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformN/A
9/1/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldHigh
7/19/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$22.00Medium
6/16/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$22.00High
6/9/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$25.00 ➝ $23.00Low
5/3/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$22.00Low
3/27/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold ➝ Neutral$24.00 ➝ $22.00Medium
2/24/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold ➝ NeutralN/A
2/23/2017Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$26.00N/A
(Data available from 1/22/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.17 (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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6/26/2021
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7/26/2021
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8/25/2021
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9/24/2021
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10/24/2021
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11/23/2021
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12/23/2021
  • 2 very positive mentions
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1/22/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 7 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
Sonic Automotive logo
Sonic Automotive, Inc. operates as a automotive retailer. Its services include sales of both new and used cars and light trucks, sales of replacement parts and performance of vehicle maintenance, warranty, paint and repair services and arrangement of extended service contracts, financing, insurance, vehicle protection products and other aftermarket products for automotive customers. The firm operates through the following segments: Franchised Dealerships and EchoPark. The Franchised Dealerships segment provides comprehensive services, which include sales of both new and used cars and light trucks, sales of replacement parts and performance of vehicle maintenance, manufacturer warranty repairs, and paint and collision repair services. The EchoPark segment sales used cars and light trucks. The company was founded by Ollen Bruton Smith and Bryan Scott Smith in January 1997 and is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.
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Today's Range

Now: $45.89
Low: $44.17
High: $46.83

50 Day Range

MA: $48.22
Low: $44.00
High: $51.42

52 Week Range

Now: $45.89
Low: $39.25
High: $58.00

Volume

396,286 shs

Average Volume

285,563 shs

Market Capitalization

$1.89 billion

P/E Ratio

6.44

Dividend Yield

1.07%

Beta

2.36

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Sonic Automotive?

The following sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on Sonic Automotive in the last year: Morgan Stanley, TheStreet, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Sonic Automotive?

1 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Sonic Automotive in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $40.00, suggesting a possible downside of 12.8%. Morgan Stanley has the highest price target set, predicting SAH will reach $40.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $40.00 for Sonic Automotive in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive currently has 1 sell rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Sell." A "sell" rating indicates that analysts believe SAH will underperform the market and that investors should sell shares of Sonic Automotive.
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How do I contact Sonic Automotive's investor relations team?

Sonic Automotive's physical mailing address is 4401 COLWICK ROAD, CHARLOTTE NC, 28211. The company's listed phone number is (704) 566-2400 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Sonic Automotive is www.sonicautomotive.com.