Retail-Auto Dealers & Gasoline Stations
Penske Automotive Group, Inc., a diversified transportation services company, operates automotive and commercial truck dealerships in the United States and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Retail Automotive, Retail Commercial Truck, Other, and Non-Automotive Investments. It operates dealerships under franchise agreements with various automotive manufacturers and distributors. The company is also involved in the sale of new and used motor vehicles, maintenance and repair services, sale and placement of third-party finance and insurance products, third-party extended service and maintenance contracts, replacement and aftermarket automotive products, collision repair services, and wholesale of parts. In addition, it operates a heavy and medium duty truck dealership, which offers Freightliner and Western Star branded trucks, as well as offers a range of used trucks. Further, it imports and distributes Western Star heavy-duty trucks, MAN heavy and medium duty trucks and buses, and Dennis Eagle refuse collection vehicles with associated parts. Additionally, the company distributes diesel and gas engines, and power systems. Penske Automotive Group, Inc. was incorporated in 1990 and is headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Discounted Cash Flow Valuation of Penske Automotive Group, Inc.
In the chart Earnings are multiplied by this value.
High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.
The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is +3.18%.
The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is +0.54%.
The average ROA over the past 5 years is +7.84%.
The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is +1.57%.
The average ROE over the past 5 years is +22.83%.
The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is +2.1%.
Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.
The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is 2.05.
The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is -1.36.
Graham’s Stability measure stands at 0.92.
Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.
The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +5.4%.
The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is -0.51%.
The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is +17.63%.
The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is +4.38%.
The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +11.45%.
The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is +0.35%.
The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is +25.63%.
The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is +6.03%.