| AutoNation is an automotive retailer. Co. provides a range of automotive products and services, including new vehicles, used vehicles, and parts and service, which includes automotive repair and maintenance services. Co. has three segments: Domestic, which is comprised of retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured by General Motors, Ford, and Stellantis; Import, which is comprised of retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured primarily by Toyota, Honda, Subaru, and Nissan; and Premium Luxury, which is comprised of retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured primarily by Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, Lexus, and Jaguar Land Rover. We show 50 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our coverage of AN's shares outstanding history.|
Understanding the changing numbers of AN shares outstanding — and
comprehending the concept of differing number of shares outstanding in general comparing companies like AN versus peers —
is critical for investors. Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies.
Furthermore, via issuance of new shares over time, or the repurchase of existing shares, the number of shares outstanding can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching AN by allowing them to research AN shares outstanding history
as well as any other stock in our coverage universe.