Auto Trader Group plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals



Price
£611.2
Change
-7.600 (-1.228%)
52 week
532.608 - 665.4

Last traded: Last Friday at 3:44 PM

Auto Trader Group plc operates in the digital automotive marketplace in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It offers its products to retailers, home traders, and logistics firms; vehicle advertisement on its websites for private sellers, as well as insurance and loan financing products to consumers; and display advertising on its websites for manufacturers and their advertising agencies. Auto Trader Group plc was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Manchester, the United Kingdom.

Key Metrics

PE ratio

46.30

PB ratio

1,286.74

Dividend yield

0.01%

Beta

0.38

Market cap

£5.83B

Enterprise value

£5.9B

Company profile

Industry / SectorInternet Content & Information / Communication Services
Full time employees953
Websitehttp://www.autotrader.co.uk
Mailing address1 Tony Wilson Place 4th Floor Manchester M15 4FN United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 16 1669 9888 /

Dividends

Dividend yield

0.01%

Dividend amount

£0.05

Payout ratio

0.00%

Auto Trader Group plc paid £0.05 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 26 Aug 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 0.00%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.AUTO dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

AUTO's forward dividend amount is £0.05 and the forward dividend yield is 0.81%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Sep 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Auto Trader Group plc.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Nathan CoeCEO & Exec. Director523k
Mr. Jamie WarnerCFO & Director305k
Ms. Catherine Rose FaiersCOO & Director301k
Mr. Chris KellyTechnology Director
Ms. Claire V. BatyCompany Sec. & Director of Governance
Mr. Mark GeorgeDeputy Chief Financial Officer

Profitability and management effectiveness

Profit margin

48.63%

Operating margin

60.43%

Return on assets

19.02%

Return on equity

42.58%

Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Auto Trader Group plc is 5.83B and its enterprise value is 5.9B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of AUTO is 22.43.

The AUTO's stocks Beta value is 0.38 making it 62% less volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

Auto Trader Group plc (LSE:AUTO) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Auto Trader Group plc's Stock Symbol?

Auto Trader Group plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "AUTO".

2. What is Auto Trader Group plc's stock price today?

One share of AUTO stock can currently be purchased for approximately £611.2.

3. How can I contact Auto Trader Group plc?

Auto Trader Group plc's mailing address is 1 Tony Wilson Place 4th Floor Manchester M15 4FN United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 16 1669 9888.

4. What is Auto Trader Group plc's official website?

The official website of Auto Trader Group plc is http://www.autotrader.co.uk.