Analyst Activity – Jefferies Group LLC Reiterates Hold on Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH)

Analyst Ratings For Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH)

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Today, Jefferies Group LLC reiterated its Hold rating on Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH) with a price target of $22.00.

There are 3 hold ratings, 1 buy rating on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH) is Hold (Score: 2.25) with a consensus target price of $23.67 per share, a potential 24.56% upside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 7/19/2017-Jefferies Group LLC Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 2/23/2017-Bank of America Corporation was Downgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corporation from a “Buy ” rating to a ” Neutral” rating. They now have a $26.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/10/2017-CL King was Downgraded by analysts at CL King from a “Buy ” rating to a ” Neutral” rating.
  • 1/21/2016-Sidoti initiated coverage with a Buy rating.
  • 11/9/2015-Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) Upgrade from a “Sell ” rating to a ” Neutral” rating.
  • 9/9/2015-Evercore ISI initiated coverage with a Hold rating.

Dividend information for Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH)

Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH) pays an annual dividend of Community Ranking: with a yield of 1.05% and an average dividend growth of 35.70% based on a 3 Year Average.

Dividend History for Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH)

  • On 4/26/2017 Sonic Automotive announced a quarterly dividend of $0.05 0.98% with an ex dividend date of 6/13/2017 which will be payable on 7/14/2017.
  • On 2/21/2017 Sonic Automotive announced a quarterly dividend of $0.05 0.79% with an ex dividend date of 3/13/2017 which will be payable on 4/14/2017.
  • On 11/1/2016 Sonic Automotive announced a quarterly dividend of $0.05 with an ex dividend date of 12/13/2016 which will be payable on 1/13/2017.
  • On 7/26/2016 Sonic Automotive announced a quarterly dividend of $0.05 1.1% with an ex dividend date of 9/13/2016 which will be payable on 10/14/2016.
  • On 4/26/2016 Sonic Automotive announced a quarterly dividend of $0.05 1.06% with an ex dividend date of 6/13/2016 which will be payable on 7/15/2016.
  • On 2/23/2016 Sonic Automotive announced a quarterly dividend of $0.05 1.09% with an ex dividend date of 3/11/2016 which will be payable on 4/15/2016.
  • On 10/28/2015 Sonic Automotive announced a quarterly dividend of $0.04 with an ex dividend date of 12/11/2015 which will be payable on 1/15/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH)
Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH) has insider ownership of 30.29% and institutional ownership of 63.83%.

  • On 5/3/2017 O Bruton Smith, Insider, bought 19,273 with an average share price of $18.55 per share and the total transaction amounting to $357,514.15. View SEC Filing
  • On 3/21/2017 O Bruton Smith, Insider, bought 100,000 with an average share price of $20.14 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,014,000.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 3/20/2017 R Eugene Taylor, Director, bought 5,000 with an average share price of $20.51 per share and the total transaction amounting to $102,550.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 8/24/2016 O Bruton Smith, Insider, bought 50,000 with an average share price of $16.83 per share and the total transaction amounting to $841,500.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 8/22/2016 O Bruton Smith, Insider, bought 50,000 with an average share price of $16.74 per share and the total transaction amounting to $837,000.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 3/9/2016 Victor H Doolan, Director, sold 3,500 with an average share price of $19.48 per share and the total transaction amounting to $68,180.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 11/3/2015 Bryan Scott Smith, CEO, sold 124,778 with an average share price of $25.02 per share and the total transaction amounting to $3,121,945.56. View SEC Filing

Recent Trading Activity for Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH)
Shares of Sonic Automotive closed the previous trading session at 19.00 down -0.50 -2.56% with 170,790 shares trading hands.

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