On February, 7 Analysts See $1.15 EPS for AutoNation, Inc. (AN)

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 0.9 in 2018 Q3. It has change of 0.19, from 2018Q2’s 0.71. The ratio is positive due to AutoNation, Inc. positioning: 28 sold and 80 reduced. 39 funds acquired holdings and 58 increased holdings. Investors holded 58.94 million in 2018Q2 but now own 56.39 million shares or 4.32% less.
3,189 are owned by Group One Trading Ltd Partnership. Chickasaw Cap Mngmt Ltd stated it has 0.02% in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN). Oakbrook Investments Ltd stated it has 4,900 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Cipher Capital Lp, New York-based fund reported 9,112 shs. Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys has invested 0.01% in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN). Verition Fund Mngmt holds 32,117 shs or 0.05% of its capital. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 58,604 shs. Artisan Partners Lp owns 5.25M shs. Schwartz Invest Counsel has invested 0.72% of its capital in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN). Sigma Planning Corp stated it has 7,704 shs. Great West Life Assurance Com Can has 0% invested in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN). Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.01% of its capital in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN). Prudential Incorporated reported 0.08% of its capital in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN). Hbk L P holds 0% or 5,687 shs. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys owns 15,800 shs.

AutoNation, Inc. had 7 sales and 0 insider buys since August 16, 2018. This’s net activity of $4.84 million. On Wednesday, January 2 GRUSKY ROBERT R sold $88,400 worth of AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN). 74,208 shs were sold by JACKSON MICHAEL J, worth $3.02 million on Thursday, November 1. 4,808 AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) shs with value of $225,979 were sold by BURDICK RICK L. 20,000 shs were sold by EDELSON DAVID B, worth $679,812 on Thursday, December 20.

On February, 7 AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN)’s earnings release is awaited by WallStreet, as reported by RTT. Analysts forecast 12.75 % diference or $1.15 from the $1.02 EPS from 2018. This could be $103.43M profit for AN assuming the current $1.15 EPS will become reality. Wall Street now sees -7.26 % negative EPS growth despite AutoNation, Inc. previous quarter’s EPS of $1.24. AN reached $36.57 during the last trading session after $0.34 change.AutoNation, Inc. has 1.17 million shares volume, 39.54% up from normal. AN is downtrending and has moved 39.00% since January 11, 2018. AN underperformed the S&P500 by 39.00%.

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) Ratings Coverage

In total 5 analysts cover AutoNation (NYSE:AN). “Buy” rating has 1, “Sell” are 2, while 2 are “Hold”. 20% are bullish. 6 are the (NYSE:AN)’s analyst reports since August 2, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Tuesday, October 2 the firm has “Underperform” rating given by Wolfe Research. On Wednesday, October 31 the firm has “Neutral” rating given by Buckingham Research. In Thursday, August 2 report Buckingham Research maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $47 target. On Wednesday, October 24 the stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America. On Wednesday, November 14 the rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight”.

AutoNation, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States.The firm is valued at $3.29 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Domestic, Import, and Premium Luxury.The P/E ratio is 7.38. It offers a range of automotive services and products, including new and used vehicles; and parts and services, such as automotive repair and maintenance services, and wholesale parts and collision services.

Another two news for AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) were briefly posted by: Seekingalpha.com on December 14, 2018 with title “Citigroup Is A Clear Buy On The Pullback – Seeking Alpha”. The other Seekingalpha.com‘s article was titled “Bank Of America: Tread Carefully – Seeking Alpha” and posted on December 17, 2018.

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