Group 1 Automotive Inc.NYSE
Group One Automotive: 2 Themes In 1
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Wed, Nov. 9, 3:39 PM
Thu, Oct. 20, 6:11 AM
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Thu, Aug. 18, 11:56 AM
Thu, Jul. 28, 10:56 AM
- Group 1 Automotive (GPI -2.3%) reports total revenue rose 3.8% on a constant currency basis in Q2.
- Total same-store sales slipped 2.9% to $2.58B.
- Same-store sales squeezed 3% for U.S. and increased 2.4% for U.K.
- Revenue break-up: New vehicle retail sales: $1.54B (+0.4%); Used vehicle retail sales: $715.78M (+4.9%); Used vehicle wholesale sales: $96.28M (-5.2%); Parts and service: $322.07M (+6.2%); Finance and insurance: $107.56M (+2.2%).
- Geographic sales break-up: U.S.: $2.21B (-3.5%); U.K.: $467.79M (+51.8%); Brazil: $107.28M (-18%).
- Gross margin rate grew 30 bps to 14.7%.
- Adjusted SG&A expense rate +40 bps to 10.6%.
- Adjusted operating margin rate -10 bps to 3.6%.
- Total units sold during the quarter advanced 1.2% Y/Y to 46,635 units.
Thu, Jul. 28, 7:11 AM
Wed, Jul. 27, 5:30 PM
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Tue, Jun. 7, 3:56 PM
- The Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index rose 0.6% Y/Y and 1.4% M/M in May to help give a boost today to auto retailer stocks.
- The index rose for the first time on a year-over-year comparison since last December (per Bloomberg).
- Sandler O'Neill analyst Crispin Love calls the used car price reading "surprisingly strong" and says the firm will look for confirmation in other data.
- Related stocks: AutoNation (AN +2.5%), CarMax (KMX +2%), Group 1 Automotive (GPI +1%), Penske Automotive (PAG +1.6%), AutoZone (AZO +0.6%), O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY +0.6%), Monro Muffler Brake (MNRO +0.8%).
Wed, May 25, 8:57 AM
- An analysis of data from LendingTree suggests that millennials want to drive and own cars.
- "The share of millennial auto loan requests has climbed from roughly 27 percent in early 2013 to about 34 percent in 2016, suggesting a return of younger buyers to the car market," concludes Lending Tree after diving into loan requests.
- On a volume basis, the most popular cars that millennials requested a loan for were the Nissan Altima, Dodge Charger, Honda Accord, Chevrolet Impala, and Chevrolet Tahoe. Millennials opted for used vehicles at a slightly higher clip than older drivers, 46% vs. 44%.
- The crush of major automaker-tech firm partnerships (Toyota-Uber, GM-Lyft, Fiat-Google, Volkswagen-Gett) popping up is predicated in part on a younger generation attuned to ride-sharing and ride-hailing. There's also been an assumption by some analysts of a topping out of U.S. auto demand this year or next due in part to millennial disinterest.
- Related automaker/auto retailer stocks: PAG, ABG, LAD, GPI, SAH, KMX, AN, RUSHA, OTCPK:DDAIF, TM, HMC, TSLA, TTM, OTCPK:VLKAY, GM, F, OTCPK:NSANY, OTCPK:BAMXY, OTCPK:FUJHF.
Wed, May 18, 7:16 AM
- Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI) declares $0.23/share quarterly dividend, 4.5% increase from prior dividend of $0.22.
- Forward yield 1.53%
- Payable June 15; for shareholders of record June 1; ex-div May 27.
Tue, May 3, 10:17 AM
- The broad automobile-related sector is slumping after the Detroit Three all post U.S. sales reports below expectations for April.
- Hertz Global (HTZ -7.1%) and Avis Budget (CAR -5.6%) in particular are being hit hard with Avis due to report earnings after the bell and some read-through on daily rentals from GM influencing trading.
- Retailers AutoNation (AN -2.5%), Asbury Automotive (ABG -3.3%), CarMax (KMX -1.9%), Lithia Motors (LAD -1.6%), and Group 1 Automotive (GPI -3.7%) are also lower.
Wed, Apr. 27, 9:03 AM
- Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI) reports total revenue rose 9.7% on a constant currency basis in Q1.
- Total same-store sales grew 3.6% to $2.42B.
- Same-store sales improved 2.3% for U.S. and 13.3% for U.K.
- Revenue break-up: New vehicle retail sales: $1.41B (+5.8%); Used vehicle retail sales: $688.17M (+10.4%); Used vehicle wholesale sales: $101.59M (+1.4%); Parts and service: $308.59M (+9.4%); Finance and insurance: $100.15M (+5.9%).
- Geographic sales break-up: U.S.: $2.08B (+4.2%); U.K.: $431.9M (+44.2%); Brazil: $94.83M (-29.7%).
- Gross margin rate decreased 10 bps to 14.9%.
- Adjusted SG&A expense rate flat Y/Y at 11.2%.
- Adjusted operating margin rate flat Y/Y at 3.3%.
- Total units sold during the quarter increased 7.4% Y/Y to 47,157 units.
Wed, Apr. 27, 7:10 AM
- Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI): Q1 EPS of $1.59 beats by $0.10.
- Revenue of $2.61B (+7.4% Y/Y) in-line.
Tue, Apr. 26, 5:30 PM
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Wed, Mar. 16, 10:23 AM
- The percentage of BMW (OTCPK:BAMXY) vehicles either leased or financed went to 46.3% in 2015 from a level of 41.8% just a year prior, observes Bloomberg Gadfly. A massive jump for a short time period.
- Though the company isn't suffering from some of the delinquency issues that are picking up in the automobile industry (see subprime concerns for lenders, auto retailers, and Detroit majors), there could be implications down the road as a glut of vehicles come off their leases.
- Across the industry, vehicle leasing as a percentage of sales rose to 32.3% in February vs. the average of 28% in 2015. That's a development that could add to pricing pressure down the road for high-end and mass market brands as a higher percentage of vehicles come off their leases.
- Related stocks: PAG, ABG, LAD, GPI, SAH, KMX, AN, RUSHA, OTCPK:DDAIF, TM, HMC, TSLA, TTM, OTCPK:VLKAY, GM, F.
Tue, Mar. 15, 10:53 AM
- There's sharp losses in the auto dealer sector today. The negative stance from investors could be a reaction to increasing concerns on subprime auto loans.
- Decliners: Penske Automotive (PAG -4.4%), Sonic Automotive (SAH -4%), Asbury Automotive (ABG -2.8%), CarMax (KMX -3.3%), Lithia Motors (LAD -3.6%), AutoNation (AN -3.7%), Group 1 Automotive (GPI -2.3%), Rush Enterprises (RUSHA -1.9%).
- Previously: Shades of subprime flash warning for auto sales (Mar. 14 2016)
- Previously: Subprime auto worry hits lenders (Mar. 15 2016)