AutoNation, Inc. (AN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					          AutoNation, Inc. (AN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDRT27521FSA                                                                                           Publication Date: JUL 2012

          200 Southwest 1st Avenue                           Phone              +1 954 7696000                  Revenue          13,832.3 (million USD)
          Fort Lauderdale, FL                                Fax                +1 302 6365454                  Net Profit       281.40 (million USD)
          33301                                              Website            www.autonation.com              Employees        19,400
                                                                                AN [New York Stock
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry         Retailing
                                                                                Exchange]

       Company Overview
       AutoNation, Inc (AutoNation) is an automotive retailer. The company offers automotive products and services which includes new
       vehicles, used vehicles, parts and automotive repair and maintenance services, and automotive finance and insurance products.
       The company owns and operates 260 new vehicle franchises that sells 32 vehicle brands from 215 stores across 15 states
       located in the United States. The company's core brands of vehicles includes cars manufactured by Ford, Toyota, Nissan,
       General Motors, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Chrysler among others. AutoNation also arrange finance for vehicles which
       are purchased through third-party finance sources.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      AutoNation, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Mike Jackson                        Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Michael E. Maroone                  Chief Operating Officer
                                                                                      Operational Network                    Substantial Debt Burden
         Rick L. Burdick                     Director
                                                                                      Product Offerings
         William C. Crowley                  Director
         David B. Edelson                    Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Growth Prospects: Automotive Regulated Industry
       Share Data                                                                     Retail Market
                                                                                                                   Highly Competitive
         AutoNation, Inc.
                                                                                      Increased Array of Customer  Environment
        Share Price (USD) as on 02-Jul-                                36.76          Services
        2012
        EPS (USD)                                                        1.93
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        Market Cap (million USD)                                       4,382         GlobalData

        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                 6,225
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     122
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      May 17, 2011         Stiles Property Management And Car
                                                                                                           Charging Group Partner To Install Fort
                                                                                                           Lauderdale's Electric Car Charging Station
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       AutoNation, Inc. - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................................................... 4
       AutoNation, Inc. - Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................................... 5
       AutoNation, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies .................................................................................................................................... 6
       AutoNation, Inc. - Major Products and Services ................................................................................................................................. 7
       AutoNation, Inc. - History.................................................................................................................................................................... 8
       AutoNation, Inc. - Company Statement .............................................................................................................................................. 9
       AutoNation, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries.................................................................................................................................. 11
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 11
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       AutoNation, Inc. - Business Description ........................................................................................................................................... 12
       AutoNation, Inc. - Corporate Strategy .............................................................................................................................................. 13
       AutoNation, Inc. - SWOT Analysis .................................................................................................................................................... 14
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 14
          AutoNation, Inc. - Strengths .......................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Strength - Operational Network ................................................................................................................................................. 14
             Strength - Product Offerings..................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Strength - Strong Profitability Indicators .................................................................................................................................... 14
          AutoNation, Inc. - Weaknesses ..................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Weakness - Substantial Debt Burden........................................................................................................................................ 14
          AutoNation, Inc. - Opportunities .................................................................................................................................................... 15
             Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Automotive Retail Market ...................................................................................................... 15
             Opportunity - Increased Array of Customer Services ................................................................................................................ 15
          AutoNation, Inc. - Threats ............................................................................................................................................................. 15
             Threat - Regulated Industry....................................................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Highly Competitive Environment .................................................................................................................................. 16
             Threat - Seasonality .................................................................................................................................................................. 16
       AutoNation, Inc. - Key Competitors .................................................................................................................................................. 17
       Section 3 – Company Financ
				
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Description: AutoNation, Inc (AutoNation) is an automotive retailer. The company offers automotive products and services which includes new vehicles, used vehicles, parts and automotive repair and maintenance services, and automotive finance and insurance products. The company owns and operates 260 new vehicle franchises that sells 32 vehicle brands from 215 stores across 15 states located in the United States. The company's core brands of vehicles includes cars manufactured by Ford, Toyota, Nissan, General Motors, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Chrysler among others. AutoNation also arrange finance for vehicles which are purchased through third-party finance sources.
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