NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE: ABG) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 2.7 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 10.2 times its average daily volume and trading down 42 cents (-2.4%) at $17.04 as of 4:02 p.m. ET.

Asbury Automotive Group has a market cap of $562.5 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 5.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3, above the average specialty retail industry P/E ratio of 15 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 15.6.

TheStreet Ratings rates Asbury Automotive Group as hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full Asbury Automotive Group Ratings Report.

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