Stock Price of AutoNation, Inc. (AN) Decreases -4.62%

Stock price performance of AutoNation, Inc. is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 15.48% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 2.83% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 8.79% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of AutoNation, Inc. has a positive value of 4.22 compared to overall market. Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.17% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 7.7%.The 200 Day SMA reached 8.09%

AutoNation, Inc. is having a Relative Strength Index of 42.81 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) has tumbled 4.62% during the past week and has dropped 1.11% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 4.73%. AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) has underperformed the index by 1.99% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jun 9, 2016, Jonathan P Ferrando (EVP – GC, Corp Dev & HR) sold 20,000 shares at 50.32 per share price.On Jun 9, 2016, William R Berman (EVP and COO) sold 1,473 shares at 50.77 per share price.On Feb 26, 2016, Karen C Francis (director) purchased 500 shares at 51.73 per share price.

AutoNation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 3, 2017. The company reported $0.95 EPS for the quarter. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.95. The company had revenue of $5480.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5588.81 million. The companys revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.96 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.AutoNation was Initiated by Susquehanna to Neutral on Feb 2, 2017.

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 2 points or 3.86% at $49.77 with 2,287,935 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $51.64, the shares hit an intraday low of $49.65 and an intraday high of $51.65 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $5,029 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 101,044,098 shares. The 52-week high of AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) is $54.15 and the 52-week low is $39.28.

AutoNation, Inc. is the one of the largest automotive retailers in the United States. The company owns and operates new vehicle franchises from dealership locations in major metropolitan markets in numerous states, predominantly in the Sunbelt states. Its business consists primarily of the sale, financing and servicing of new and used vehicles. The company also provides other related services and products, such as the sale of parts and accessories, extended service contracts, aftermarket automotive products and collision repair services.

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