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2016 Market Research Report on Auto Wholesalers Industry

Current Research on the Auto Wholesalers Industry

This section provides answers to fundamental and critical questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size ($ millions)?
  2. What is the Auto Wholesalers industry outlook?
  3. Has the market grown or declined?
  4. What is the market growth rate?
  5. Are long term forecasts positive or negative?
  6. What is the industry size and average company size?
  7. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size Statistics

The total U.S. market size for the Auto Wholesalers industry: statistics cover all companies, both public and private. In addition to total revenue, the industry research provides details on employees, companies, and average firm size in the sector. Use this market information to research and analyze growth rates and the Auto Wholesalers industry trends and market outlook based on quantitative research and economic data.

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Statistics 2010        2011        2012        2013        2014        2015
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of US Census and government market data

Market Forecast - Auto Wholesalers[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook & Auto Wholesalers future growth trends. The following five-year forecast utilizes advanced econometric techniques that project both short-term and long-term market growth outlook. The industry outlook can be used to set a strategy applicable to economic realities.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Auto Wholesalers industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

New And Used Automobiles, Motorcycles, And Trailers

New Automobiles

Used Automobiles


Motor Scooters, Mopeds, And Golf Carts

Buses, Campers, And Motor Homes


Motor Homes, Car Trailers, Campers, And Van Conversions

Light Trucks And Truck Bodies, 14, 000 Lb Or Less

New Light Trucks

Used Light Trucks

New And Used Vans And Cargo Vans

New Light Truck Bodies

Medium Trucks, 14, 001 Lb To 33, 000 Lb

New Medium Trucks And Tractors

Used Medium Trucks And Tractors

New Medium Truck Bodies

Heavy Trucks And Tractors, Over 33, 000 Lb

New Heavy Trucks

New Heavy Truck Tractors

New Truck Trailers

New Heavy Truck Bodies

Used Heavy Trucks, Tractors, And Trailers

New And Rebuilt Automotive Parts And Supplies


Complete Engines

Electrical Engine Parts

Brake Parts

Exhaust System Parts

Hoses, Belts, Gaskets, And Wiper Blades

Filters, Including Oil, Air, Gas, And Transmission

Engine Parts, Excluding Electrical Parts

Body Parts And Repair Materials

Suspension Parts, Including Shocks, Struts, And Balljoints

Other Automotive Parts And Supplies

Automotive Accessories

Construction And Mining Machinery

Service Receipts And Labor Charges

Labor Charges For Repair Work

Parts Installed In Repair Work

Other Service Receipts And Labor Charges

Receipts For Service Contracts

Miscellaneous Commodities

Rental And Operating Lease Receipts

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower market share than average.

U.S. map of Auto Wholesalers by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of an "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis - Auto Wholesalers

Financial ratio information can be used to compare how a company in the industry is performing relative to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation Ratios - Auto WholesalersIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Auto Wholesalers industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Auto Wholesalers measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity Ratios - Auto WholesalersIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 6%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Sales and Related Occupations 23%
Retail Sales Workers 9%
Counter and Rental Clerks and Parts Salespersons 7%
Parts Salespersons 6%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 12%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 12%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 11%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 21%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 7%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 15%
Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 11%
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 6%
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 26%
Motor Vehicle Operators 14%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 12%
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 8%
Material Moving Workers 11%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 9%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Companies in Auto Wholesalers and Similar Industries[PREMIUM]

Auto Wholesalers market research identifies top companies with the largest estimated market share. Information includes corporate earnings and public company ticker symbols where available.

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Public Auto Wholesalers Company News

Web scan for recent news about public companies. Auto Wholesalers market research on key company news, and Auto Wholesalers statistics.

The market size analysis identifies the overall sales data within the industry. Statistics break down facts about companies within the market.

Government Contracts Related to Auto Wholesalers

In 2014, the federal government spent a total of $34,563,563 on Auto Wholesalers. It has awarded 702 contracts to 149 companies, with an average value of $231,970 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Auto Wholesalers to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

New And Rebuilt Automotive Parts And Supplies
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Auto WholesalersOpportunity/Threat
Automobile Supplies & New Parts Merchant Wholesalers

Since sales from Auto Wholesalers are a small fraction compared to other industries selling New And Rebuilt Automotive Parts And Supplies, companies in the Auto Wholesalers industry have the opportunity to expand their product offering to take share from these adjacent industries.
New And Rebuilt Automotive Parts And Supplies Product Sales Report

Service Receipts And Labor Charges
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Auto WholesalersOpportunity/Threat
Computer & Computer Peripheral Equipment & Software Merchant Wholesalers
Office Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
Construction & Mining Machinery & Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
Industrial Machinery & Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
Farm & Garden Machinery & Equipment Merchant Wholesalers Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Service Receipts And Labor Charges are less than those from Auto Wholesalers. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Service Receipts And Labor Charges sales, taking market share from this industry.
Service Receipts And Labor Charges Product Sales Report

Labor Charges For Repair Work
Labor Charges For Repair Work Product Sales Report

Parts Installed In Repair Work
Parts Installed In Repair Work Product Sales Report

Construction And Mining Machinery
Construction And Mining Machinery Product Sales Report

Miscellaneous Commodities
Miscellaneous Commodities Product Sales Report

Receipts For Service Contracts
Receipts For Service Contracts Product Sales Report

General-Purpose Industrial Machinery
General-Purpose Industrial Machinery Product Sales Report

Refined Petroleum Products
Refined Petroleum Products Product Sales Report

Segments classified within this market research report

This market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Automobile merchant wholesalers, Motor vehicle merchant wholesalers, Motorcycle merchant wholesalers, Chassis, motor vehicle, merchant wholesalers, Travel trailer (e.g., tent trailers) merchant wholesalers, Moped merchant wholesalers, Used car merchant wholesalers, Camping trailer merchant wholesalers, Bicycle, motorized, Truck tractors, road, Trucks, Bodies, Sport utility vehicle merchant wholesalers, Vehicles, recreational, Trailers, Recreational vehicle merchant wholesalers, School bus merchant wholesalers, Taxicab merchant wholesalers, Snowmobile merchant wholesalers, Bus merchant wholesalers, Motor home merchant wholesalers, Truck trailer merchant wholesalers, Utility trailer merchant wholesalers, All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) merchant wholesalers, Ambulance merchant wholesalers, Tractors, highway, etc.

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