LITHIA MOTORS, INC.

(LAD)
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Delayed Nyse  -  05/24 04:00:01 pm EDT
280.49 USD   -0.47%
05/23Morgan Stanley Adjusts Price Target for Lithia Motors to $260 From $300, Maintains Underweight Rating
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05/20Morgan Stanley Lowers Price Target for Lithia Motors to $260 From $300, Maintains Underweight Rating
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05/19INSIDER SELL : Lithia Motors
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Lithia Motors, Inc. : A good timing to anticipate a change in the trend

01/07/2022 | 02:58am EDT
long trade
Stop-loss triggered
Entry price : 296.72$ | Target : 370$ | Stop-loss : 275$ | Potential : 24.7%
The technical chart pattern of Lithia Motors, Inc. shares shows signs of a medium term reversal, which speaks in favor of opening new long positions.
Investors have an opportunity to buy the stock and target the $ 370.
Lithia Motors, Inc. : Lithia Motors, Inc. : A good timing to anticipate a change in the trend
Summary
  • The company has strong fundamentals. More than 70% of companies have a lower mix of growth, profitability, debt and visibility.
  • The company presents an interesting fundamental situation from a short-term investment perspective.

Strengths
  • Analysts expect a sharply increasing business volume for the group, with high growth rates in the coming years.
  • The equity is one of the most attractive in the market with regard to earnings multiple-based valuation.
  • With regards to fundamentals, the enterprise value to sales ratio is at 0.56 for the current period. Therefore, the company is undervalued.
  • Over the past year, analysts have regularly revised upwards their sales forecast for the company.
  • Analysts have consistently raised their revenue expectations for the company, which provides good prospects for the current and next years in terms of revenue growth.
  • For the last twelve months, analysts have been gradually revising upwards their EPS forecast for the upcoming fiscal year.
  • For the last 4 months, the company has been enjoying highly positive EPS revisions, which were frequently and significantly raised.
  • Analysts covering this company mostly recommend stock overweighting or purchase.
  • The average target price set by analysts covering the stock is above current prices and offers a tremendous appreciation potential.
  • Historically, the company has been releasing figures that are above expectations.

Weaknesses
  • As a percentage of sales and without taking into account depreciation and amortization, the company has relatively low margins.
  • The company is not the most generous with respect to shareholders' compensation.

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Financials (USD)
Sales 2022 29 184 M - -
Net income 2022 1 381 M - -
Net Debt 2022 4 935 M - -
P/E ratio 2022 5,97x
Yield 2022 0,56%
Capitalization 8 116 M 8 116 M -
EV / Sales 2022 0,45x
EV / Sales 2023 0,42x
Nbr of Employees 21 150
Free-Float 98,2%
Upcoming event on LITHIA MOTORS, INC.
Income Statement Evolution
Consensus
Sell
Buy
Mean consensus BUY
Number of Analysts 13
Last Close Price 280,49 $
Average target price 443,23 $
Spread / Average Target 58,0%
EPS Revisions
Managers and Directors
Bryan B. DeBoer President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Tina Miller Senior VP, Chief Financial & Accounting Officer
Sidney B. DeBoer Chairman
George N. Hines SVP, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer
Christopher S. Holzshu Chief Operating Officer, Secretary & Executive VP
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