AutoNation (AN) : Traders are bullish on AutoNation (AN) as it has outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin of 2.99% in the past 4 weeks. The bullishness in the stock continues even in the near-term as the stock has returned an impressive 3.01%, relative to the S&P 500. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 3.56% in the last 1 week, and is up 0.91% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.28% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 1.43%.The 200 Day SMA reached 2.27% AutoNation, Inc. is up 1.58% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -18.14%.
AutoNation (AN) : The highest short term price target forecast on AutoNation (AN) is $66 and the lowest target price is $51. A total of 6 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $57.33 with a standard deviation of $4.84.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week AutoNation (NYSE:AN): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $48.53 and the intraday high of $49.36 after having opened at $49.01 on Fridays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $49.01, a loss of -0.61%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 1,594,183 shares. The stock failed to cross $49.36 in Fridays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $48.84.
AutoNation, Inc. is an automotive retailer in the United States. The Company offers a range of automotive products and services, including new vehicles, used vehicles, parts and service, which includes automotive repair and maintenance services, as well as wholesale parts and collision businesses, and automotive finance and insurance products, which includes vehicle service and other protection products, as well as the arranging of financing for vehicle purchases through third-party finance sources. It operates through three segments: The Domestic segment consists of retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured by General Motors, Ford and Chrysler. The Import segment consists of retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured primarily by Toyota, Honda and Nissan. The Premium Luxury segment consists of retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured primarily by Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Lexus.