Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Auto Trader Group (LON: AUTO) in the last few weeks:

  • 6/12/2019 – Auto Trader Group was downgraded by analysts at UBS Group AG to a “sell” rating. They now have a GBX 540 ($7.06) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 530 ($6.93).
  • 6/7/2019 – Auto Trader Group had its price target raised by analysts at Berenberg Bank from GBX 400 ($5.23) to GBX 500 ($6.53). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 6/7/2019 – Auto Trader Group had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 420 ($5.49) to GBX 525 ($6.86). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 6/6/2019 – Auto Trader Group had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 6/6/2019 – Auto Trader Group had its price target raised by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd from GBX 532 ($6.95) to GBX 705 ($9.21). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 6/6/2019 – Auto Trader Group had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 620 ($8.10) price target on the stock.
  • 6/3/2019 – Auto Trader Group had its price target raised by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc from GBX 482 ($6.30) to GBX 609 ($7.96). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 6/3/2019 – Auto Trader Group had its “add” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt.
  • 5/30/2019 – Auto Trader Group had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd.
  • 5/27/2019 – Auto Trader Group had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG.
  • 5/27/2019 – Auto Trader Group had its “add” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt.
  • 5/10/2019 – Auto Trader Group was downgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc to a “neutral” rating. They now have a GBX 580 ($7.58) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 494 ($6.45).
  • 4/29/2019 – Auto Trader Group had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 500 ($6.53) price target on the stock.
  • 4/29/2019 – Auto Trader Group had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 4/17/2019 – Auto Trader Group had its price target raised by analysts at Liberum Capital from GBX 470 ($6.14) to GBX 620 ($8.10). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.

AUTO stock opened at GBX 564.20 ($7.37) on Friday. Auto Trader Group PLC has a fifty-two week low of GBX 375.60 ($4.91) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 601.40 ($7.86). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 553.22, a quick ratio of 0.94 and a current ratio of 0.94. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.27 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.00.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 29th will be issued a GBX 4.60 ($0.06) dividend. This is an increase from Auto Trader Group’s previous dividend of $2.10. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 29th. This represents a yield of 0.79%. Auto Trader Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 0.29%.

Auto Trader Group plc operates in the digital automotive marketplace in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It offers its products to retailers and 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.

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