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Sonic Automotive Inc

Consumer Cyclical US SAH


Last update at 2024-02-21T21:00:00Z

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Income Statement


Change in Cash

Total Operating Cash

Dividends Paid

Breakdown 2022-12-31 2021-12-31 2020-12-31 2019-12-31 2018-12-31
Type yearly yearly yearly yearly yearly
Date 2022-12-31 2021-12-31 2020-12-31 2019-12-31 2018-12-31
Income before tax 190.00M 458.20M -34.76400M 199.65M 75.31M
Minority interest - - - - -
Net income 88.50M 348.90M -50.66400M 144.14M 51.65M
Selling general administrative 1459.70M 1213.10M 986.48M 1038.54M 1082.19M
Selling and marketing expenses 95.40M 61.60M 42.19M 60.83M 63.13M
Gross profit 2317.00M 1914.30M 1423.64M 1521.02M 1446.12M
Reconciled depreciation 127.50M 101.10M 87.58M 89.95M 94.23M
Ebit 634.60M 538.40M 304.05M 307.71M 207.28M
Ebitda 762.10M 624.10M 395.08M 415.05M 300.91M
Depreciation and amortization 127.50M 85.70M 91.02M 107.35M 93.62M
Non operating income net other 0.20M -15.50000M 0.10M -6.58900M 0.11M
Operating income 634.60M 538.40M 304.05M 307.71M 177.66M
Other operating expenses 13366.70M 11857.90M 9463.09M 10125.87M 9744.45M
Interest expense 124.20M 64.70M 68.80M 101.47M 102.46M
Tax provision 101.50M 109.30M 15.90M 55.11M 22.92M
Interest income 124.20M 64.70M 68.80M 100.93M 99.86M
Net interest income -124.20000M -64.70000M -68.80000M -104.34800M -102.91900M
Extraordinary items 0.00000M 0.00000M -0.72100M -0.40000M -0.74000M
Non recurring 320.40M 0.10M 270.02M 20.77M 29.51M
Other items - - - - -
Income tax expense 101.50M 109.30M 15.90M 55.11M 22.92M
Total revenue 14001.10M 12396.40M 9767.04M 10454.34M 9951.63M
Total operating expenses 1682.60M 1375.80M 1119.69M 1192.54M 1238.95M
Cost of revenue 11684.10M 10482.10M 8343.40M 8933.33M 8505.50M
Total other income expense net -444.60000M -80.20000M -338.81700M -108.06100M -29.40800M
Discontinued operations - - -0.72100M -0.40000M -0.74000M
Net income from continuing ops 88.50M 348.90M -50.66400M 144.54M 52.39M
Net income applicable to common shares 88.50M 348.90M -51.38500M 144.14M 51.65M
Preferred stock and other adjustments - - - - -
Breakdown 2022-12-31 2021-12-31 2020-12-31 2019-12-31 2018-12-31
Type yearly yearly yearly yearly yearly
Date 2022-12-31 2021-12-31 2020-12-31 2019-12-31 2018-12-31
Total assets 4978.30M 4975.10M 3745.99M 4071.03M 3796.81M
Intangible assets 396.70M 480.20M 64.30M 64.30M 69.70M
Earning assets - - - - -
Other current assets 297.90M 120.20M 83.64M 37.89M 20.89M
Total liab 4083.10M 3898.70M 2931.19M 3126.27M 2973.69M
Total stockholder equity 895.20M 1076.40M 814.80M 944.76M 823.12M
Deferred long term liab - - 0.34M 8.93M 33.18M
Other current liab 352.40M 350.50M 287.97M 277.04M 1092.31M
Common stock 0.80M 0.80M 0.78M 0.77M 0.76M
Capital stock 0.80M 0.80M 0.78M 0.77M 0.76M
Retained earnings 1100.30M 1051.70M 721.77M 790.16M 670.69M
Other liab 105.50M 96.00M 89.10M 82.67M 109.06M
Good will 231.00M 416.40M 213.98M 475.79M 509.59M
Other assets 97.80M 62.50M 464.62M 43.46M 42.63M
Cash 229.20M 299.40M 170.31M 29.10M 5.85M
Cash and equivalents 229.20M 299.40M 170.31M 29.10M 5.85M
Total current liabilities 1845.40M 1891.70M 1831.41M 2066.16M 1945.85M
Current deferred revenue - - - - -821.07400M
Net debt 3257.60M 3019.50M 2278.71M 2602.24M 2473.27M
Short term debt 1354.60M 1407.90M 1438.34M 1653.90M 1560.34M
Short long term debt 1307.10M 1229.20M 807.26M 748.13M 739.27M
Short long term debt total 3486.80M 3318.90M 2449.02M 2631.34M 2479.12M
Other stockholder equity -207.50000M 25.20M 95.87M 155.90M 147.43M
Property plant equipment 1561.70M 1458.80M 1120.53M 1097.25M 1178.49M
Total current assets 2206.30M 2084.10M 1882.57M 2017.61M 1993.39M
Long term investments - - - 0.10M 3.00M
Net tangible assets 727.50M 580.10M 895.38M 745.14M 243.82M
Short term investments - - - - -
Net receivables 462.40M 401.10M 371.67M 432.74M 438.19M
Long term debt 1672.20M 1510.70M 651.82M 636.98M 918.78M
Inventory 1216.80M 1261.20M 1247.25M 1517.88M 1528.46M
Accounts payable 138.40M 133.30M 105.10M 135.22M 114.26M
Total permanent equity - - - - -
Noncontrolling interest in consolidated entity - - - - -
Temporary equity redeemable noncontrolling interests - - - - -
Accumulated other comprehensive income 1.60M -1.30000M -3.61600M -2.06200M 4.23M
Additional paid in capital - - - - -
Common stock total equity 0.80M 0.80M 0.78M 0.77M 0.76M
Preferred stock total equity - - - - -
Retained earnings total equity 1100.30M 1051.70M 721.77M 790.16M 670.69M
Treasury stock -1026.90000M -765.00000M -671.72500M -600.00400M -597.62300M
Accumulated amortization - - - - -
Non currrent assets other 97.80M 62.50M 74.18M 43.55M 45.63M
Deferred long term asset charges - - - - -
Non current assets total 2772.00M 2891.00M 1863.43M 2053.43M 1803.42M
Capital lease obligations 507.50M 489.20M 404.71M 385.36M -
Long term debt total 1672.20M 1510.70M 651.82M 636.98M 918.78M
Breakdown 2022-12-31 2021-12-31 2020-12-31 2019-12-31 2018-12-31
Type yearly yearly yearly yearly yearly
Date 2022-12-31 2021-12-31 2020-12-31 2019-12-31 2018-12-31
Investments -299.70000M -1297.40000M -100.18400M 136.78M -15.33100M
Change to liabilities -10.70000M -488.10000M -331.12000M 18.40M 32.82M
Total cashflows from investing activities -299.70000M -1297.40000M -100.18400M 136.78M -15.33100M
Net borrowings 185.40M 1085.10M 10.28M 67.39M -99.12500M
Total cash from financing activities -176.60000M 1120.20M -39.68500M -284.44600M -128.84200M
Change to operating activities -140.70000M 55.70M -11.36800M 47.47M 11.29M
Net income 88.50M 348.90M -51.38500M 144.14M 51.65M
Change in cash -70.20000M 129.10M 141.21M 23.25M -0.49800M
Begin period cash flow 299.40M 170.30M 29.10M 5.85M 6.35M
End period cash flow 229.20M 299.40M 170.31M 29.10M 5.85M
Total cash from operating activities 406.10M 306.30M 281.08M 170.91M 143.68M
Issuance of capital stock - - - 0.06M 0.35M
Depreciation 113.90M 93.80M 87.58M 89.95M 94.23M
Other cashflows from investing activities -72.60000M -999.20000M 27.00M 261.55M 148.29M
Dividends paid 34.50M 18.30M 17.13M 15.49M 9.83M
Change to inventory 81.40M 252.40M 278.10M -78.52300M -78.70100M
Change to account receivables -50.40000M 0.50M -210.83400M 44.45M 67.19M
Sale purchase of stock -261.90000M -93.30000M -71.72100M -2.38100M -24.11000M
Other cashflows from financing activities 253.00M -23.10000M -2.68100M 590.15M 943.76M
Change to netincome 317.60M -42.60000M 332.46M 26.78M 92.03M
Capital expenditures 227.10M 298.20M 127.18M 125.58M 163.62M
Change receivables - - - - -
Cash flows other operating -9.30000M 12.40M - - -
Exchange rate changes - - - - -
Cash and cash equivalents changes -70.20000M 129.10M 141.21M 23.25M -0.49800M
Change in working capital -120.40000M -179.50000M 0.42M -7.99800M 15.76M
Stock based compensation 20.50M 15.00M 11.70M 10.80M 11.85M
Other non cash items 316.30M 15.80M 266.44M -45.13100M -9.21700M
Free cash flow 179.00M 8.10M 153.90M 45.34M -19.94400M


  • Previous Close 51.09
  • Market Cap1957.97M
  • Volume185011
  • P/E Ratio-
  • Dividend Yield2.08%
  • EBITDA692.20M
  • Revenue TTM14378.20M
  • Revenue Per Share TTM402.75
  • Gross Profit TTM 2317.00M
  • Diluted EPS TTM-0.86

Peer Comparison

Sector: Consumer Cyclical Industry: Auto & Truck Dealerships

Company Change (USD) Price (USD) Trailing PE (x) Forward PE (x) Price Sales TTM (x) Price to Book Value (x) Enterprise Value to Revenue (x) Enterprise Value to EBITDA (x)
Sonic Automotive Inc
0.36 0.70% 51.45 0.0 7.52 0.13 2.16 0.37 17.34
CarMax Inc
-0.05 0.07% 70.61 24.45 20.04 0.42 1.97 1.14 21.00
Penske Automotive Group Inc
1.41 0.97% 146.57 9.64 10.66 0.37 2.37 0.60 9.29
D'Ieteren Group SA
0.0 0.0% 189.24 21.65 10.35 1.43 2.56 1.61 14.22
D’Ieteren NV ADR
0.0 0.0% 95.97 21.11 11.32 1.46 2.80 1.62 14.36

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Sonic Automotive, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. It operates in three segments, Franchised Dealerships, EchoPark, and Powersports. 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. The Powersports Segment sells new and used powersports vehicles, such as motorcycles, and personal watercraft and all-terrain vehicles; and offers finance and insurance services. Sonic Automotive, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Sonic Automotive Inc

4401 Colwick Road, Charlotte, NC, United States, 28211

Key Executives

Name Title Year Born
Mr. David Bruton Smith CEO & Chairman 1975
Mr. Frank Jeff Dyke Pres & Director 1967
Mr. Heath R. Byrd Exec. VP & CFO 1966
Mr. B. Scott Smith Co-Founder & Director 1968
Mr. Thomas Keen Chief Operating Officer NA
Mr. Stephen Carvelli Chief Technology Officer NA
Mr. Danny Wieland VP of Investor Relations & Financial Reporting NA
Mr. Stephen K. Coss Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. NA
Ms. Rachel M. Richards Chief Marketing Officer & VP NA
Mr. Steve Wittman Chief Digital Retail Officer NA

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