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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 Lincoln Filho da Cunha Pereira, Director/Vice President, Geographical Daryl Kenningham, President, Divisional Frank Grese, Senior VP, Divisional Peter C. DeLongchamps, Senior VP, Divisional

Key Statistics & Ratios

Price & Volume
Previous Close$78.25
52 Week High (05/06/2019)$81.65
52 Week Low (12/26/2018)$48.69
Average Daily Volume143.97K
Per Share Data
Earnings (TTM)$8.16
Sales (MRQ)$612.83
Book Value (MRQ)$60.90
Cash Flow (TTM)$13.22
Financial Strength (MRQ)
Quick Ratio0.20
Current Ratio1.00
Long Term Debt/Equity1.12
Total Debt/Equity2.62
Valuation Ratios
Price/Earnings (TTM)9.53x
Price/Sales (TTM)0.13x
Price/Book (MRQ)1.28x
Price/Cash Flow (TTM)5.92x
Dividend Information
Quarterly Dividend$0.26
Ann. Dividend Yield1.33%
Ex Div Date--
Payout Ratio (TTM)12.67%
Management Effectiveness (TTM)
Return on Equity14.14%
Return on Assets3.21%
Return on Investment Capital3.95%
Share Statistics
Market Capitalization$1.45 B
Shares Outstanding18.52M
Profitability (TTM)
Gross Margin15.04%
Profit Margin1.39%
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 Employees14,800
IndustryAuto & Truck Dealerships
SectorConsumer Cyclical
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