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Auto Trader Group

Current Price 448.27p Bid 446.60p Ask 447.60p Change -0.22%
Last Updated: 18/08/2018 21:10. 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
3.01
P/E Ratio
25.20

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
948,151,129
Market cap
£4,243.92m

Analyst Views (9)

Strong Buy
 
44.44%
Buy
 
11.11%
Hold
 
22.22%
Sell
 
22.22%
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
446.60p
Bid Price
446.60p
Ask Price
447.60p
Volume
6511195
Change Today
-1.00p
% Change Today
-0.22%
Open
446.00p
Previous Close
446.60p
Intraday High
452.10p
Intraday Low
445.70p
52 Week High
451.00p
52 Week Low
313.00p
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 MoneyAM

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 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 08 Jun 2018 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 08 Jun 2018 | 09:40 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 08 Jun 2018 | 09:20 FTSE flat as stocks trade ex-⁠dividend 07 Jun 2018 | 12:12 FTSE rises on mining gains 07 Jun 2018 | 09:22 Auto Trader profits jump 10% supported by online finance deals, rising used car prices 07 Jun 2018 | 07:59 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 06 Jun 2018 | 09:20 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 19 Apr 2018 | 10:50 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 17 Apr 2018 | 10:30 Broker Forecast - Exane BNP Paribas issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 12 Apr 2018 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 04 Apr 2018 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 21 Mar 2018 | 08:30 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 16 Mar 2018 | 14:00 Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 16 Mar 2018 | 08:20 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 29 Jan 2018 | 14:00 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 23 Jan 2018 | 14:10 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 19 Dec 2017 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 04 Dec 2017 | 10:50 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 30 Nov 2017 | 08:50 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 27 Nov 2017 | 09:40 Broker Forecast - Macquarie issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 23 Nov 2017 | 10:20 Angus Energy notes update on Holmwood prospect 21 Nov 2017 | 09:42 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 17 Nov 2017 | 10:20 FTSE 100 dips after weak Wall Street trading 09 Nov 2017 | 08:37 Auto Trader revenues and profits rise 09 Nov 2017 | 07:47 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Auto Trader Group Plc 24 Oct 2017 | 15:40

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

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 MoneyAM

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 MoneyAM

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

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

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 MoneyAM

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 MoneyAM

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 MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
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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