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  • Previous Rank298
  • Revenues ($M)$9,951.6
  • Revenue Percent Change0.9%
  • Profits ($M)$51.7
  • Profits Percent Change-44.5%
  • Assets ($M)$3,796.8
  • Employees9,700

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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Company Info

David Bruton Smith
CEO Title
Chief Executive Officer & Director
Automotive Retailing, Services
HQ Location
Charlotte, N.C.
Years on Fortune 500 List20

Sonic Automotive Rank History

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 ($)1.2
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%