Sonic Automotive - SAH Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $51.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 13.79 %
  • Number of Analysts: 5
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$44.82
▲ +1.52 (3.51%)

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Analyst Price Target for SAH

Analyst Price Target is $51.00
▲ +13.79% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 5 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Sonic Automotive in the last 3 months. The average price target is $51.00, with a high forecast of $71.00 and a low forecast of $35.00. The average price target represents a 13.79% upside from the last price of $44.82.

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 Hold

The current consensus among 5 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Sonic Automotive. This rating has held steady since April 2022, when it changed from a Sell consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
4/11/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 2 sell ratings
7/10/2021
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  • 2 sell ratings
10/8/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 1 sell ratings
1/6/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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4/6/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
7/5/2022
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  • 1 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
9/3/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
10/3/2022

Latest Recommendations

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

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/9/2022Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ UnderperformLow
9/1/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$33.00 ➝ $35.00Low
8/9/2022BenchmarkLower Target$71.00Low
8/1/2022BenchmarkLower TargetBuy$85.00 ➝ $71.00Low
7/15/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Target$51.00 ➝ $47.00Low
7/14/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$40.00 ➝ $33.00Low
5/20/2022Morgan StanleyLower Target$43.00 ➝ $40.00Low
4/29/2022Seaport Res PtnDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
4/7/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$70.00 ➝ $57.00High
3/8/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$40.00 ➝ $43.00Medium
11/17/2021Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$40.00High
8/5/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$52.00 ➝ $55.00Low
7/26/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$51.00 ➝ $49.02Low
5/7/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$48.00 ➝ $51.00Low
1/15/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$55.00High
12/7/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$38.00 ➝ $48.00High
11/17/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ BuyMedium
10/15/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetUnderperform$52.00 ➝ $56.00Medium
8/5/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$35.00 ➝ $38.00Medium
7/10/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$20.00 ➝ $35.00High
7/8/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$38.00 ➝ $39.00Medium
6/17/2020BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$27.50 ➝ $39.00Low
5/27/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Target$25.00 ➝ $29.00Low
5/18/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$18.00 ➝ $20.00High
5/5/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$17.00 ➝ $18.00Medium
5/1/2020BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$23.00 ➝ $27.50Medium
4/13/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$12.00 ➝ $17.00Low
3/30/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$27.00 ➝ $12.00Low
3/23/2020BenchmarkLower TargetBuy$35.00 ➝ $27.00Medium
3/12/2020BenchmarkInitiated CoverageBuy$35.00High
3/11/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral$35.00 ➝ $28.00High
2/20/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral$37.00 ➝ $35.00Low
12/18/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$35.00 ➝ $37.00Low
11/14/2019Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal$22.00 ➝ $31.00High
10/25/2019StephensSet TargetBuy$40.00N/A
10/15/2019Morgan StanleyBoost 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 TargetUnderweight$18.00 ➝ $20.00Low
7/15/2019Buckingham ResearchBoost TargetNeutral$15.00 ➝ $20.00Low
6/5/2019StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$19.00 ➝ $30.00High
5/6/2019Morgan StanleyBoost 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 TargetUnderweight ➝ Sell$19.00 ➝ $16.00Medium
7/27/2018StephensReiterated RatingHold$19.00Low
7/20/2018StephensReiterated RatingHold$18.00Low
7/18/2018Buckingham ResearchLower TargetNeutral ➝ $19.55$21.00 ➝ $19.00High
7/10/2018Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Underweight$25.00High
3/14/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$23.00 ➝ $25.00Low
1/8/2018Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$23.00Medium
10/19/2017Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformN/A
(Data available from 10/3/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.50 (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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  • 9 very positive mentions
  • 15 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
3/7/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 14 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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4/6/2022
  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 12 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
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5/6/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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6/5/2022
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  • 7 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
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7/5/2022
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  • 4 negative mentions
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8/4/2022
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  • 0 negative mentions
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9/3/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 9 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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10/3/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 9 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions

Recent Stories by Sentiment

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Sonic Automotive logo
Sonic Automotive, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. It operates in two segments, Franchised Dealerships and EchoPark. The Franchised Dealerships segment is involved in the sale of new and used cars and light trucks, and replacement parts; provision of vehicle maintenance, manufacturer warranty repair, and paint and collision repair services; and arrangement of extended warranties, service contracts, financing, insurance, and other aftermarket products for its guests. The EchoPark segment sells used cars and light trucks; and arranges finance and insurance product sales for its guests in pre-owned vehicle specialty retail locations. As of December 31, 2021, the company operated 140 new vehicle franchises representing 28 brands of cars and light trucks; 17 collision repair centers in 17 states; and 46 EchoPark stores in 16 states, including 11 Northwest Motorsport pre-owned vehicle stores. Sonic Automotive, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Today's Range

Now: $44.82
Low: $43.88
High: $45.22

50 Day Range

MA: $47.86
Low: $38.45
High: $58.45

52 Week Range

Now: $44.82
Low: $34.17
High: $59.19

Volume

22,192 shs

Average Volume

412,263 shs

Market Capitalization

$1.76 billion

P/E Ratio

5.05

Dividend Yield

2.31%

Beta

1.94

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: Bank of America Co., Benchmark Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Seaport Res Ptn, and StockNews.com.
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What is the current price target for Sonic Automotive?

3 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Sonic Automotive in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $51.00, suggesting a possible upside of 17.8%. Benchmark Co. has the highest price target set, predicting SAH will reach $71.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $35.00 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 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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 SAH, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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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. Learn More about contacing Sonic Automotive investor relations.