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Auto Trader Group

Current Price 592.65p Bid 596.00p Ask 597.40p Change 2.79%
Last Updated: 26/05/2019 18:00. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Auto Trader Group plc is the UK and Ireland's largest digital automotive marketplace. Auto Trader sits at the heart of the UK's vehicle buying process and its primary activity is to help vehicle retailers compete effectively on the marketplace in order to sell more vehicles, faster. Auto Trader listed on the London Stock Exchange in March 2015 and is a member of the FTSE 250 Index. The marketplace brings together the largest and most engaged consumer audience. Auto Trader has over 90% prompted brand awareness and attracts 55 million monthly cross platform visits each month, with over 70% of visits coming through mobile devices. The marketplace also has the largest pool of vehicle sellers (listing around 450,000 cars each day). Around 80% of UK automotive retailers advertise on autotrader.co.uk.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/03/2018

Turnover
£330.10m
Operating Profit
£220.60m
Dividend Yield
0.00
Dividend Per Share
5.90
Dividend Cover
2.91
P/E Ratio
32.73

Key Personnel

Trevor Nigel Mather
Chief Executive
Nathan James Coe
Chief Financial Officer
Edmund Warren Williams
Non-Executive Chairman
Jenifer Mary Mundy
Non-Executive Director
David Wilson Keens
Non-Executive Director
Jill Easterbrook
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
AUTO
ISIN
GB00BVYVFW23
Shares in Issue
929,215,357
Market cap
£5,400.60m

Analyst Views (7)

Strong Buy
 
14.29%
Buy
 
14.29%
Hold
 
57.14%
Sell
 
14.29%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
597.40p
Bid Price
596.00p
Ask Price
597.40p
Volume
3474922
Change Today
16.20p
% Change Today
2.79%
Open
581.00p
Previous Close
597.40p
Intraday High
597.40p
Intraday Low
581.00p
52 Week High
595.60p
52 Week Low
349.30p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Auto Trader Group Intra-day Chart

Auto Trader Group News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 10 May 2019 | 11:00 FTSE back in the black by the close 29 Apr 2019 | 16:46 FTSE's progress stalls as markets await Google-parent Alphabet's earnings 29 Apr 2019 | 12:10 Auto Trader CEO to retire in March next year 29 Apr 2019 | 07:51 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 17 Apr 2019 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 09 Apr 2019 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 03 Apr 2019 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 12 Feb 2019 | 11:00 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 05 Feb 2019 | 10:50 Director Deals - Auto Trader Group Plc (AUTO) 28 Jan 2019 | 17:20 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 24 Jan 2019 | 08:20 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 14 Jan 2019 | 13:00 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 09 Jan 2019 | 12:00 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 02 Jan 2019 | 08:00 Auto Trader gets regulatory nod to form joint venture with Cox Automotive 21 Nov 2018 | 08:47 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 14 Nov 2018 | 08:10 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 09 Nov 2018 | 10:30 Investors display caution ahead of US rate decision 08 Nov 2018 | 12:07 Auto Trader sees revenue topping guidance amid record retailer products growth 08 Nov 2018 | 09:03 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 31 Oct 2018 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 16 Oct 2018 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 25 Sep 2018 | 11:50 Director Deals - Auto Trader Group Plc (AUTO) 11 Sep 2018 | 09:00 Director Deals - Auto Trader Group Plc (AUTO) 11 Sep 2018 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 04 Sep 2018 | 09:20 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 23 Aug 2018 | 08:40 UK stocks open higher ahead of UK retail sales data and fresh Brexit negotiations 16 Aug 2018 | 09:18 Auto Trader, Cox Automotive to form digital marketplace JV for wholesale vehicles 16 Aug 2018 | 07:59 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 11 Jun 2018 | 08:10 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 08 Jun 2018 | 10:40

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Tangible Assets
6.0
6.7
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
329.8
320.4
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
5.1
4.7
Total Non-Current Assets
340.9
331.8
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
55.5
50.7
Cash & Receivables
4.3
8.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.0
Total Assets
400.7
390.5

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Short Term Liabilities
53.5
52.8
Long Term Liabilities
342.6
359.1
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
396.1
411.9

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Net Assets
4.6
-21.4

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Share Capital
9.5
9.8
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
1,041.7
1,015.9
Share Premium Account
0.0
0.0
Other Equity
-1,046.6
-1,047.1
Total Equity
4.6
-21.4

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
186.7
178.1
Cashflow Before Financing
171.9
174.4
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-3.7
-2.4

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Turnover
330.1
311.4
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
220.6
203.1
Pre-Tax Profit
210.8
193.4
Profit / Loss for the Year
171.3
154.7

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
03 Jan 2019
25 Jan 2019
H2 Dividend
30 Aug 2018
28 Sep 2018
H1 Dividend
04 Jan 2018
26 Jan 2018
H2 Dividend
31 Aug 2017
29 Sep 2017
H1 Dividend
05 Jan 2017
27 Jan 2017
H2 Dividend
01 Sep 2016
30 Sep 2016
H1 Dividend
07 Jan 2016
29 Jan 2016
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