NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

AutoNation Inc

(NYSE:

AN

) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $40.27, above its previous 52-week high of $40.22 with 337,947 shares traded as of 10:15 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

AutoNation has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

specialty retail

industry. Shares are up 38.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

AutoNation, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. It offers various automotive products and services, including new vehicles, used vehicles, parts, automotive repair and maintenance services, and automotive finance and insurance products. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.5, below the average specialty retail industry P/E ratio of 21.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates AutoNation as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full

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