As of May 16, 2018 Autonation Inc (NYSE:AN) Shorts Declined By 7.44%

May 16, 2018 - By Michele Cranor

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Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.09, from 2017Q3’s 0.88. The ratio fall due to AutoNation, Inc. positioning: 20 sold and 97 reduced. 44 funds bought stakes and 49 increased stakes. Investors holded 70.55 million in 2017Q3 but now own 62.82 million shares or 10.96% less.
James Inv stated it has 31,800 shs. Amer Interest Grp reported 122,684 shs. Mitsubishi Ufj Banking owns 0.01% invested in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) for 141,618 shs. M&T Commercial Bank stated it has 87,696 shs. First Trust Advsrs Lp accumulated 185,168 shs. North Star Investment Management accumulated 170 shs or 0% of the stock. Gargoyle Advisor Limited Liability Corporation invested in 17,754 shs or 0.36% of the stock. Gulf Natl Bank (Uk) reported 22,750 shs. Utd Cap Advisers Ltd owns 0.01% invested in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) for 12,821 shs. 489 are held by Hanson Mcclain. Balyasny Asset Management Lc reported 29,106 shs. Ohio-based Meeder Asset has invested 0.09% in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN). Comerica Savings Bank owns 47,732 shs. Us Comml Bank De owns 0% invested in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) for 572 shs. Jane Street Gru Incorporated Llc holds 5,368 shs or 0% of its capital.

AutoNation, Inc. registered $1.09 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 3 selling transactions since January 2, 2018.

Autonation Inc (NYSE:AN) had a decrease of its shorted shares by 7.44%. FINRA announced in May AN’s total 5.58 million shorted shares. Previously was reported down change of 7.44% from 6.03 million shares. Former AN’s position will need 7 days to recover. It has 834,900 average volume. Autonation Inc’s shorted shares float is 9.15%.

AN hit $46.555 during the last trading session after $0.445 change.Currently AutoNation, Inc. is uptrending after 8.96% change in last May 16, 2017. AN has 159,335 shares volume. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 2.59%.

AutoNation, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States.The company has $4.23 billion market cap. The firm operates in three divisions: Domestic, Import, and Premium Luxury.The P/E ratio is 10.52. It offers a range of automotive services and products, including new and used vehicles; and parts and services, such as automotive repair and maintenance services, and wholesale parts and collision services.

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 6 have positions in AutoNation (NYSE:AN) as follows: 1 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 5 with “Hold”. The positive are 17%. Since December 4, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc AutoNation has 8 analyst reports. On Wednesday, April 18 Jefferies maintained AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, January 18 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Stephens. On Friday, February 2 the stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies. On Monday, April 16 the stock of AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) has “Hold” rating given by Guggenheim. In Friday, February 9 report Bank of America maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $68 target. On Wednesday, March 14 the company was maintained by Morgan Stanley.

Another two news for AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) were recently released by: Seekingalpha.com on May 01, 2018 with title “AutoNation (AN) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript”. The other Seekingalpha.com‘s article was titled “AutoNation: Incorrectly Priced For A No-Growth Future” and released on May 07, 2018.

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