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Group 1 owns and operates over 180 automotive dealerships, 238 franchises, and 47 collision service centers in the U.S., U.K. and Brazil offering 30 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 2018 totaled $11.6 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 Daryl Kenningham, President, Divisional Frank Grese, Senior VP, Divisional Peter C. DeLongchamps, Senior VP, Divisional

Key Statistics & Ratios

Price & Volume
Previous Close$63.01
52 Week High (08/21/2018)$81.16
52 Week Low (12/26/2018)$48.69
Average Daily Volume165.88K
Per Share Data
Earnings (TTM)$7.81
Sales (MRQ)$596.13
Book Value (MRQ)$59.74
Cash Flow (TTM)$13.87
Financial Strength (MRQ)
Quick Ratio0.20
Current Ratio1.01
Long Term Debt/Equity1.17
Total Debt/Equity2.78
Valuation Ratios
Price/Earnings (TTM)7.71x
Price/Sales (TTM)0.10x
Price/Book (MRQ)1.01x
Price/Cash Flow (TTM)4.35x
Dividend Information
Quarterly Dividend$0.26
Ann. Dividend Yield1.72%
Ex Div Date--
Payout Ratio (TTM)13.28%
Management Effectiveness (TTM)
Return on Equity13.74%
Return on Assets3.18%
Return on Investment Capital3.87%
Share Statistics
Market Capitalization$1.11 B
Shares Outstanding18.34M
Profitability (TTM)
Gross Margin14.87%
Profit Margin1.36%
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 Employees14,570
IndustryAuto & Truck Dealerships
SectorConsumer Cyclical
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