Sonic Automotive Inc. (SAH)

CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY: RETAIL - SPECIALTY
SIC: RETAIL-AUTO DEALERS & GASOLINE STATIONS

4401 COLWICK ROAD CHARLOTTE, NC 28211

Sonic Automotive is an automotive retailer. Co.'s dealerships provide services that include sales of both new and used cars and light trucks; sales of replacement parts, performance of vehicle maintenance, manufacturer warranty repairs, paint and collision repair services; as well as arrangement of extended service contracts, financing, insurance and other aftermarket products for its customers. As of Dec 31 2011, Co. operated 119 dealerships in 15 states (representing 30 different brands of cars and light trucks) and 23 collision repair centers.

Data as of 2021-05-01 10:13:43 -0400
Market Cap1.459 Billion Shares Outstanding29.565 Million Avg 30-day Volume224.247 Thousand
P/E Ratio-28.38877 Dividend Yield0.808 EPS-1.21
Price/Sales0.1472 Debt to Equity4.6 EBITDA394.979 Million
Price to Book Value1.76 Forward PE10.96 Enterprise Value3.377 Billion
Total Cash170.313 Million Current Debt1.831 Billion Gross Profit1.424 Billion
BETA1.56405 52-week High/Low56.07 / 17.92 Next Earnings Date Price to Cash FLow (P/CF) -9999999.0
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Q4 2020 All 13F Filers Prior Change Hedge Funds 1 Prior Change
In top 10: 2 2 0.0% 1 (0.06%) 1 (0.06%) 0.0%
Funds Holding: 185 177 4.52% 50 (3.0%) 53 (3.3%) -5.66%
13F shares: 24.365 Million 25.019 Million -2.61% 7.763 Million 8.403 Million -7.62%
% Ownership 81.16 83.3388 -2.61% 25.8596 27.9917 -7.62%
New Positions: 31 45 -31.11% 10 20 -50.0%
Increased Positions 54 38 42.11% 14 7 100.0%
Closed Positions 25 17 47.06% 13 6 116.67%
Reduced Positions 73 70 4.29% 20 21 -4.76%
Total Calls 32.602 Thousand 42.714 Thousand -23.67% 0 7 Thousand -100.0%
Total Puts 31.302 Thousand 34.213 Thousand -8.51% 9.4 Thousand 0
PUT/CALL Ratio 0.96 0.8 20.0% 0.0
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Open Market Buys/Sells Last 60 Days

Open Market Buys (P)

none

Open Market Sells (S)

306.5 Thousand total shares from 8 transactions

Exercise Derivative Conversion (M)

306.5 Thousand total shares from 8 transactions

Current/Former Insiders

Insider Name Type Last Reported Shares Held Last Reported Date Filings in past year

BELK WILLIAM I

  • Director
89,578 2021-04-29 1

BROOKS WILLIAM R

  • Director
99,943 2021-04-29 1

DOOLAN VICTOR H

  • Director
58,833 2021-04-29 2

HELLER H ROBERT

  • Director
95,578 2021-04-29 1

HARRIS JOHN W. III

  • Director
44,441 2021-04-29 1

TAYLOR R EUGENE

  • Director
46,336 2021-04-29 1

SMITH MARCUS G

  • Director
  • 10% Owner
48,570 2021-04-29 1

KAISER KERI A

  • Director
6,787 2021-04-29 3

SMITH DAVID BRUTON CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

  • Officer
  • Director
  • 10% Owner
2,442,582 2021-04-12 5

DYKE JEFF PRESIDENT

  • Officer
  • Director
2,248,096 2021-04-12 6

BYRD HEATH EVP AND CFO

  • Officer
846,139 2021-04-12 7

SMITH O BRUTON EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

  • Officer
  • Director
  • 10% Owner
952,973 2021-03-08 3

BYRD BERNARD CLINTON JR

  • Director
153,736 2020-05-01 0

RUSNAK PAUL P.

  • 10% Owner
5,420,000 2020-01-27 0

SMITH BRYAN SCOTT

  • 10% Owner
345,395 2019-12-31 0

SONIC FINANCIAL CORP

  • 10% Owner
0 2018-09-27 0

REWEY ROBERT L

  • Director
47,142 2014-04-17 0

VORHOFF DAVID C

  • Director
35,046 2013-04-18 0

COSPER DAVID P VICE CHAIRMAN AND CFO

  • Officer
171,984 2013-03-22 0

RACHOR JEFFREY C

  • Director
2,459 2008-05-19 0

BENTON WILLIAM P

  • Director
12,423 2008-04-25 0

Insider Transactions Last 60 Days

Reporting Owners Filing Date Trans Date Trans Code Shares Share Price Acquired
Disposed
Shares Owned after D/I 10b5 Perf 1d* Perf 5d* Perf 1m* Max Gain Max Gain Days Max Loss Max Loss Days

HELLER H ROBERT - Director

2021-04-30 10:49:48 -0400 2021-04-29 A 2,905 a 95,578 direct 3.1009 3.1009 2 0.0 1

BROOKS WILLIAM R - Director

2021-04-30 10:46:31 -0400 2021-04-29 A 2,905 a 99,943 direct 3.1009 3.1009 2 0.0 1

TAYLOR R EUGENE - Director

2021-04-30 10:52:44 -0400 2021-04-29 A 2,905 a 46,336 direct 3.1009 3.1009 2 0.0 1

KAISER KERI A - Director

2021-04-30 10:51:03 -0400 2021-04-29 A 2,905 a 6,787 direct 3.1009 3.1009 2 0.0 1

DOOLAN VICTOR H - Director

2021-04-30 10:47:38 -0400 2021-04-29 A 2,905 a 34,993 direct 3.1009 3.1009 2 0.0 1

HARRIS JOHN W. III - Director

2021-04-30 10:48:36 -0400 2021-04-29 A 2,905 a 44,441 direct 3.1009 3.1009 2 0.0 1

BELK WILLIAM I - Director

2021-04-30 10:45:44 -0400 2021-04-29 A 2,905 a 89,578 direct 3.1009 3.1009 2 0.0 1

SMITH MARCUS G - Director - > 10% Owner

2021-04-30 10:51:56 -0400 2021-04-29 A 2,905 a 48,570 direct 3.1009 3.1009 2 0.0 1

BYRD HEATH - Officer EVP AND CFO

2021-04-14 19:06:59 -0400 2021-04-14 M 45,483 $16.76 a 151,244 direct yes 0.1786 -2.6786 0.1786 2 -4.0476 4

SMITH DAVID BRUTON - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

2021-04-14 18:32:27 -0400 2021-04-14 M 119,490 $16.76 a 544,879 direct yes 0.1786 -2.6786 0.1786 2 -4.0476 4

DYKE JEFF - Director - Officer PRESIDENT

2021-04-14 18:33:37 -0400 2021-04-14 S 32,547 $50.00 d 804,105 direct yes 0.1786 -2.6786 0.1786 2 -4.0476 4

BYRD HEATH - Officer EVP AND CFO

2021-04-14 19:06:59 -0400 2021-04-14 M 45,483 d 134,986 direct yes

BYRD HEATH - Officer EVP AND CFO

2021-04-14 19:06:59 -0400 2021-04-14 S 45,483 $49.80 d 105,761 direct yes 0.1786 -2.6786 0.1786 2 -4.0476 4

DYKE JEFF - Director - Officer PRESIDENT

2021-04-14 18:33:37 -0400 2021-04-14 M 32,547 d 173,192 direct yes

DYKE JEFF - Director - Officer PRESIDENT

2021-04-14 18:33:37 -0400 2021-04-14 M 32,547 $16.76 a 836,652 direct yes 0.1786 -2.6786 0.1786 2 -4.0476 4

SMITH DAVID BRUTON - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

2021-04-14 18:32:27 -0400 2021-04-14 M 119,490 d 304,802 direct yes

SMITH DAVID BRUTON - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

2021-04-14 18:32:27 -0400 2021-04-14 S 119,490 $49.78 d 425,389 direct yes 0.1786 -2.6786 0.1786 2 -4.0476 4

BYRD HEATH - Officer EVP AND CFO

2021-04-14 19:06:59 -0400 2021-04-13 M 9,281 d 180,469 direct yes

SMITH DAVID BRUTON - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

2021-04-14 18:32:27 -0400 2021-04-13 M 13,029 d 424,292 direct yes

BYRD HEATH - Officer EVP AND CFO

2021-04-14 19:06:59 -0400 2021-04-13 S 9,281 $49.17 d 105,761 direct yes 0.1786 -2.6786 0.1786 2 -4.0476 4

SMITH DAVID BRUTON - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

2021-04-14 18:32:27 -0400 2021-04-13 S 13,029 $49.16 d 425,389 direct yes 0.1786 -2.6786 0.1786 2 -4.0476 4

BYRD HEATH - Officer EVP AND CFO

2021-04-14 19:06:59 -0400 2021-04-13 M 9,281 $16.76 a 115,042 direct yes 0.1786 -2.6786 0.1786 2 -4.0476 4

SMITH DAVID BRUTON - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

2021-04-14 18:32:27 -0400 2021-04-13 M 13,029 $16.76 a 438,418 direct yes 0.1786 -2.6786 0.1786 2 -4.0476 4

BYRD HEATH - Officer EVP AND CFO

2021-04-14 19:06:59 -0400 2021-04-12 S 12,729 $49.83 d 105,761 direct yes 0.1786 -2.6786 0.1786 2 -4.0476 4

DYKE JEFF - Director - Officer PRESIDENT

2021-04-14 18:33:37 -0400 2021-04-12 M 54,048 d 205,739 direct yes

DYKE JEFF - Director - Officer PRESIDENT

2021-04-14 18:33:37 -0400 2021-04-12 S 54,048 $50.08 d 804,105 direct yes 0.1786 -2.6786 0.1786 2 -4.0476 4

SMITH DAVID BRUTON - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

2021-04-14 18:32:27 -0400 2021-04-12 S 19,882 $49.83 d 425,389 direct yes 0.1786 -2.6786 0.1786 2 -4.0476 4

BYRD HEATH - Officer EVP AND CFO

2021-04-14 19:06:59 -0400 2021-04-12 M 12,729 d 189,750 direct yes

BYRD HEATH - Officer EVP AND CFO

2021-04-14 19:06:59 -0400 2021-04-12 M 12,729 $16.76 a 118,490 direct yes 0.1786 -2.6786 0.1786 2 -4.0476 4

DYKE JEFF - Director - Officer PRESIDENT

2021-04-14 18:33:37 -0400 2021-04-12 M 54,048 $16.76 a 858,153 direct yes 0.1786 -2.6786 0.1786 2 -4.0476 4

SMITH DAVID BRUTON - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

2021-04-14 18:32:27 -0400 2021-04-12 M 19,882 d 437,321 direct yes

SMITH DAVID BRUTON - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

2021-04-14 18:32:27 -0400 2021-04-12 M 19,882 $16.76 a 445,271 direct yes 0.1786 -2.6786 0.1786 2 -4.0476 4

SMITH DAVID BRUTON - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

2021-03-09 16:01:16 -0500 2021-03-08 F 16,907 $50.01 d 425,389 direct -0.0378 4.3776 -7.0512 4.3776 6 -9.8558 11

DYKE JEFF - Director - Officer PRESIDENT

2021-03-09 16:02:10 -0500 2021-03-08 F 15,096 $50.01 d 804,105 direct -0.0378 4.3776 -7.0512 4.3776 6 -9.8558 11

SMITH O BRUTON - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

2021-03-09 16:00:16 -0500 2021-03-08 F 19,575 $50.01 d 952,973 direct -0.0378 4.3776 -7.0512 4.3776 6 -9.8558 11

BYRD HEATH - Officer EVP AND CFO

2021-03-09 16:02:43 -0500 2021-03-08 F 11,766 $50.01 d 105,761 direct -0.0378 4.3776 -7.0512 4.3776 6 -9.8558 11

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Transaction Code Definitions
Code Definition
A Grant, award or other acquisition pursuant to Rule 16b-3(d)
C Conversion of derivative security
D Disposition to the issuer of issuer equity securities pursuant to Rule 16b-3(e)
E Expiration of short derivative position
F Payment of exercise price or tax liability by delivering or withholding securities incident to the receipt, exercise or vesting of a security issued in accordance with Rule 16b-3
G Bona fide gift
H Expiration (or cancellation) of long derivative position with value received
I Discretionary transaction in accordance with Rule 16b-3(f) resulting in acquisition or disposition of issuer securities
J Other acquisition or disposition
L Small acquisition under Rule 16a-6
M Exercise or conversion of derivative security exempted pursuant to Rule 16b-3
O Exercise of out-of-the-money derivative security
P Open market or private purchase of non-derivative or derivative security
S Open market or private sale of non-derivative or derivative security
U Disposition pursuant to a tender of shares in a change of control transaction
W Acquisition or disposition by will or the laws of descent and distribution
X Exercise of in-the-money or at-the-money derivative security
Z Deposit into or withdrawal from voting trust

IBR Securities Loan Availability

Updated throughout the day, this shows the number of shares available to borrow. Data provided by Interactive Brokers

Security Date/Time Rebate Rate Fee Rate Shares Available
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 22:15:02 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 21:45:03 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 21:15:03 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 20:45:03 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 20:15:03 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 19:45:02 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 19:15:03 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 18:45:03 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 18:15:03 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 17:45:03 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 17:15:03 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 16:45:03 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 16:15:03 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 15:45:03 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 15:15:02 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 14:45:04 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 14:15:03 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 13:45:03 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 13:15:03 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC-CLASS A SAH 2021-05-05 12:45:02 UTC -0.2 0.25 2000000

Current Active Short Positions

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