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Sonic Automotive


The Charlotte, N.C.-based automotive retailer sells new and used cars and light trucks, replacement parts, and provides vehicle maintenance via a network dealerships in 13 states.

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David Bruton Smith

CEO Title

Chief Executive Officer & Director




Automotive Retailing, Services

HQ Location

Charlotte, N.C.

Years on Fortune 500 List




Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$9,951.60.9%
Profits ($M)$51.7-44.5%
Assets ($M)$3,796.8
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$823.1
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues0.5%
Profits as % of Assets1.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity6.3%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)1.20
EPS % Change (from 2017)-42.6%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-4.7%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2018)-24.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-10.2%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)14.3%
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