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Group 1 owns and operates about 180 automotive dealerships, 236 franchises, and 48 collision service centers in the U.S., U.K. and Brazil offering 32 brands of automobiles altogether. U.S. locations are mostly in metropolitan areas in 15 states in the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, and in California. Revenue in 2017 totaled $11.1 billion. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Houston.

Officers: Earl J. Hesterberg, CEO/Director/President John C. Rickel, CFO/Chief Accounting Officer/Senior VP Darryl M. Burman, General Counsel/Senior VP Darren Guiver, Managing Director, Divisional Daryl Kenningham, President, Divisional Frank Grese, Senior VP, Divisional Peter C. DeLongchamps, Senior VP, Divisional

Key Statistics & Ratios

Price & Volume
Previous Close$60.06
52 Week High (08/21/2018)$81.16
52 Week Low (12/26/2018)$48.69
Average Daily Volume173.87K
Per Share Data
Earnings (TTM)$11.39
Sales (MRQ)$581.64
Book Value (MRQ)$59.89
Cash Flow (TTM)$12.48
Financial Strength (MRQ)
Quick Ratio0.20
Current Ratio1.03
Long Term Debt/Equity1.14
Total Debt/Equity2.49
Valuation Ratios
Price/Earnings (TTM)5.26x
Price/Sales (TTM)0.11x
Price/Book (MRQ)1.00x
Price/Cash Flow (TTM)4.94x
Dividend Information
Quarterly Dividend$0.26
Ann. Dividend Yield1.75%
Ex Div Date--
Payout Ratio (TTM)9.03%
Management Effectiveness (TTM)
Return on Equity20.55%
Return on Assets4.82%
Return on Investment Capital5.86%
Share Statistics
Market Capitalization$1.15 B
Shares Outstanding19.17M
Profitability (TTM)
Gross Margin14.80%
Profit Margin2.05%
MRQ = Most Recent QuarterTTM = Trailing Twelve MonthsN/A = Not AvailableN/M = Not Meaningful
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Address800 Gessner
Suite 500
Houston, TX 77024
Phone+1 713 647-5700
Number of Employees14,500
IndustryAuto & Truck Dealerships
SectorConsumer Cyclical
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