AutoNation, Inc. (N:AN)

Business Focus: Auto Vehicles, Parts & Service Retailers

Jul 23, 2020 07:08 am ET
Jul 14, 2020 08:30 am ET
AutoNation Board of Directors Approves New Contract with Mike Jackson as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer through April 2022
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest and most recognized automotive retailer, today announced that the Company and its Board of Directors have entered into a contract with Mike Jackson as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, through April 12, 2022. It is the intent of the Company to name a successor in early 2022. Mr. Jackson will retire from AutoNation upon the appointment of the new Chief Executive Officer. Cheryl Miller has decided not to return from her leave of absence, and has resigned as of July 14, 2020. She has also res...
Jul 13, 2020 04:30 pm ET
AutoNation Announces Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Thursday, July 23, 2020
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest and most recognized automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter of 2020 on Thursday, July 23, 2020. AutoNation management will discuss these results and other information regarding the Company during a conference call and audio webcast that same day at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time....
Jun 16, 2020 08:30 am ET
AutoNation Offers FREE Vehicle Sanitization for First Responders
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), AutoNation, America's largest and most recognized automotive retailer, today announces FREE Vehicle Sanitization for First Responders every Tuesday beginning June 16, 2020 until August 25, 2020....
May 19, 2020 05:15 pm ET
AutoNation Announces Pricing of $500 Million Aggregate Principal Amount of Senior Notes
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest and most recognized automotive retailer (the "Company"), announced today the pricing of $500 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2030 at 4.750% (the "notes"). The notes will be issued at 99.479% of the aggregate principal amount, representing a yield to maturity of 4.816%. The offering is expected to close on May 22, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions....
May 11, 2020 07:15 am ET
AutoNation Reports First Quarter 2020 Results
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest and most recognized automotive retailer, today reported first quarter 2020 GAAP net loss from continuing operations of $232 million, or $2.58 per share, compared to net income from continuing operations of $92 million, or $1.02 per share, in the prior year period. First quarter 2020 adjusted net income from continuing operations was $82 million, or $0.91 per share, compared to adjusted net income from continuing operations of $86 million, or $0.95 per share, in the prior year period. ...
May 05, 2020 04:30 pm ET
AutoNation Partners with the American Cancer Society to Raise Funds for COVID-19 Response Fund
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), AutoNation, America's largest and most recognized automotive retailer, today announced that it will partner with the American Cancer Society to help raise funds and awareness for its COVID-19 Response Fund. Beginning May 5, AutoNation will offer its customers the opportunity to donate to the American Cancer Society via the credit card terminals in all 325 AutoNation locations from coast to coast, with 100% of all donations going directly to the fund....
May 04, 2020 04:30 pm ET
AutoNation Announces First Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Monday, May 11, 2020
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest and most recognized automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the first quarter of 2020 on Monday, May 11, 2020. AutoNation management will discuss these results and other information regarding the Company during a conference call and audio webcast that same day at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time....
Apr 29, 2020 08:00 am ET
AutoNation Names Marc Cannon Chief Customer Experience Officer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest and most recognized automotive retailer, today announced that Marc Cannon, AutoNation's Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Experience Officer, effective today, April 29, 2020. Mr. Cannon is an innovative leader with more than 30 years of experience in establishing brands, addressing digital disruption, driving corporate social responsibility, and crisis management. Through his tenure, Mr. Cannon has helped devel...
Apr 22, 2020 07:00 am ET
AutoNation Names Jim Bender President
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest and most recognized automotive retailer, today announced that Jim Bender, AutoNation's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer, effective today, April 22, 2020. Mr. Bender has held several key leadership positions within AutoNation for over 20 years. Mr. Bender has implemented successful initiatives which have resulted in record-breaking results over the last year....
Apr 07, 2020 04:15 pm ET
AutoNation Announces Virtual-Only Format for 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest and most recognized automotive retailer, today announced a change in the location of its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. In light of the continued public health concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, including federal, state, and local restrictions on in-person gatherings, the Annual Meeting will be held solely by remote communication, in a "virtual-only" format. The previously announced date and time of the meeting (April 22, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time) has not changed....
Oct 29, 2019 07:10 am ET
AutoNation Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported same-store third quarter 2019 revenue of $5.4 billion, an increase of 3% compared to the same period a year ago. Same-store third quarter 2019 gross profit totaled $877 million, an increase of 5% compared to the year-ago period, driven by growth in Customer Financial Services, Customer Care, and Used Vehicle gross profit. Same-store Customer Financial Services gross profit per vehicle retailed was an all-time record of $1,939, up $150 or 8% compared to the y...
Oct 24, 2019 04:30 pm ET
AutoNation Celebrates Waymo Riders in Arizona
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, will present a check for $10,000 to the Phoenix Children's Hospital, as part of its DRV PNK Initiative. AutoNation is contributing $10 for every Waymo rider who has participated in the early rider program. ...
Oct 04, 2019 07:30 am ET
AutoNation Announces Third Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Tuesday, October 29, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2019 on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. AutoNation management will discuss these results and other information regarding the Company during a conference call and audio webcast that same day at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time....
Sep 26, 2019 11:28 am ET
G.research 43rd Annual Automotive Symposium
G.research will host the 43rd Annual Automotive Symposium on Monday, November 4th through Tuesday, November 5th in Las Vegas, NV. This research meeting will feature presentations by senior management of several leading automotive companies with an emphasis on industry dynamics, technical innovation, EV, and macroeconomic trends. Discussions will be moderated by GAMCO analysts Carolina Jolly, Brian Sponheimer and Shawn Kim. Investors should contact their salesperson for more information or to register for this event.
Sep 20, 2019 02:33 pm ET
AutoNation Has 10 Dealerships Recognized on Automotive News' Best Dealerships to Work For 2019 Top 100 List
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that ten (10) of its stores have been recognized on Automotive News' Best Dealerships to Work For 2019 Top 100 list. AutoNation Chevrolet Doral, located in South Florida, was ranked No.1 in the large dealership category in the U.S. ...
Jul 22, 2019 06:15 pm ET
AutoNation Reports Record Second Quarter EPS from Continuing Operations
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported second quarter 2019 net income from continuing operations of $101 million, or $1.12 per share, up 4% compared to second quarter 2018 net income from continuing operations of $97 million, or $1.07 per share. Net income from continuing operations included non-cash franchise rights impairment charges of $7 million after-tax, or $0.08 per share, in the second quarter of 2019 and $6 million after-tax, or $0.07 per share, in the second quarter of 2018....
Jul 22, 2019 06:09 pm ET
AutoNation Names Cheryl Miller Chief Executive Officer and President
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that Cheryl Miller, AutoNation's Chief Financial Officer, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and President, effective today, July 22, 2019, replacing Carl Liebert. Carl and the Board of Directors of AutoNation mutually agreed that he would leave to pursue other interests. Carl will remain with the Company for the next 30 days to assist with the transition. Ms. Miller was also named to AutoNation's Board of Directors, effective today, July 22, 2019...
Jun 24, 2019 07:45 am ET
AutoNation Launches National Campaign to Recruit Skilled Service Technicians
AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer with more than 325 locations from coast to coast, announced the company plans to recruit and hire more than 500 service technicians to fill positions in its service and collision centers.
Apr 26, 2019 08:30 am ET
Thomas J. Baltimore, Jr. and Steven L. Gerard Elected to AutoNation's Board of Directors
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that its stockholders elected Thomas J. Baltimore, Jr. and Steven L. Gerard to AutoNation's Board of Directors at the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on April 18, 2019....
Apr 26, 2019 06:30 am ET
AutoNation Reports Record First Quarter EPS from Continuing Operations
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported first quarter 2019 net income from continuing operations of $92 million, or $1.02 per share. First quarter 2018 net income from continuing operations totaled $93 million, or $1.01 per share. ...
Apr 05, 2019 07:30 am ET
AutoNation Announces First Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Friday, April 26, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the first quarter of 2019 on Friday, April 26, 2019. Carl Liebert, Chief Executive Officer and President, and Cheryl Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss these results and other information regarding the Company during a conference call and audio webcast that same day at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time....
Mar 25, 2019 07:40 am ET
Report: Developing Opportunities within Bristol-Myers Squibb, AutoNation, FirstEnergy, Charles River Laboratories International, Yum! Brands, and AGNC Investment — Future Expectations, Projections Mov
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Capital Review released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY), AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN),...
Mar 21, 2019 08:30 am ET
AutoNation Honda Hollywood Named a 2018 Energy Efficiency Leader in Honda Environmental Leadership Program
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that AutoNation Honda Hollywood, an award recipient of the Honda Environmental Leadership Program or Green Dealer Program, has been named a 2018 Energy Efficiency Leader. The annual recognition is awarded to dealerships that have shown exceptional energy performance compared to other dealerships in their zone, based on their energy use per square foot of building space....
Mar 07, 2019 07:30 am ET
AutoNation Dealerships Certified as J.D. Power 2019 Dealers of Excellence with Record-Breaking 35 Stores
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced thirty-five (35) of its stores have been certified in the J.D. Power Dealer of Excellence ProgramSM for 2019. Less than 2% of all dealers in the U.S. receive this award. The program recognizes a select number of vehicle retailers throughout the United States that not only exceed customer expectations but also provide exceptional customer service. ...
Feb 22, 2019 06:00 am ET
AutoNation Names Carl Liebert as New CEO and President
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that the Company's Board of Directors unanimously voted to appoint Carl Liebert as AutoNation's new Chief Executive Officer and President, effective March 11, 2019. Cascade Investment and ESL Investments, long-term investors and the two largest AutoNation shareholders, fully support the Board's decision. Liebert was also named to AutoNation's Board of Directors, effective March 11, 2019. Mike Jackson will assume the role of Executive Chairman of the Board o...
Feb 22, 2019 06:00 am ET
AutoNation Reports 2018 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported fourth quarter 2018 net income from continuing operations of $93 million, or $1.02 per share. Restructuring-related charges of $0.08 per share, or approximately $9 million, were incurred during the fourth quarter of 2018.  Fourth quarter 2017 net income from continuing operations totaled $152 million, or $1.64 per share. Fourth quarter 2017 EPS from continuing operations included a benefit of $0.45 per share due to the enactment of the federal tax reform bil...
Jan 22, 2019 06:30 am ET
AutoNation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Friday, February 22, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2018 on Friday, February 22, 2019. Mike Jackson, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, and Cheryl Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss these results and other information regarding the Company during a conference call and audio webcast that same day at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time....
Jan 07, 2019 06:30 pm ET
AutoNation Announces Restructuring and Cost Savings Plan
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced its planned actions in a restructuring and cost savings plan to improve efficiency and profitability that further positions the Company for long-term success. The restructuring enhances the Company's flexibility to continue investing in its brand extension strategy and digital capabilities. ...
Jan 07, 2019 07:35 am ET
Report: Developing Opportunities within General Mills, Philip Morris International, Sage Therapeutics, CNA Financial, Hess, and AutoNation — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2019
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), Philip Morris International Inc....
Dec 17, 2018 04:02 pm ET
AutoNation Board Elects Rick L. Burdick as Lead Independent Director
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that its Board of Directors elected Rick L. Burdick as its Lead Independent Director effective December 17, 2018.  Mr. Burdick is a long-standing director of the Company and a partner in Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P., a global full service law firm....
Dec 15, 2018 02:06 pm ET
Multi-Platinum Recording Artist, Andy Grammer and AutoNation Present Check to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation at the 2018 AutoNation Cure Bowl
ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, along with multi-platinum recording artist Andy Grammer, presented a check for $50,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).  This money was raised through AutoNation and Andy Grammer's partnership. Andy teamed up with AutoNation and its Drive Pink initiative to drive out cancer because raising awareness and early detection is important to the pop artist after losing his mother, Kathy Grammer, to breast cancer. ...
Dec 05, 2018 04:00 pm ET
AutoNation Chevrolet Greenacres Presents $25,000 Check to the Kids Cancer Foundation
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN),  AutoNation, America's largest automotive retailer, today affirmed its committed to driving out cancer with a check presentation to the Kids Cancer Foundation in Royal Palm Beach, FL. Through its Drive Pink initiative, AutoNation has donated nearly $16 million to cancer-related causes from coast to coast. ...
Dec 04, 2018 04:00 pm ET
AutoNation Toyota Tempe Certified as a J.D. Power 2018 Dealer of Excellence
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced AutoNation Toyota Tempe has been certified in the J.D. Power Dealer of Excellence ProgramSM for 2018. The program recognizes a select number of vehicle retailers throughout the United States that not only exceed customer expectations but also provide exceptional customer service. ...
Nov 15, 2018 06:30 am ET
AutoNation Launches Digital Partnership with Fair
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced a partnership with Fair, the nation's fastest growing car subscription company. Together, the companies are providing a completely new digital experience that enables consumers to get access to certain used and certified pre-owned vehicles at AutoNation dealerships, all on their mobile device....
Nov 09, 2018 07:40 am ET
Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Atmos Energy, Brighthouse Financial, Ciena, AutoNation, NorthStar Realty Europe, and Global Net Lease — What Drives Growth in Today's Competitive Landscape
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO), Brighthouse Financial, Inc....
Nov 07, 2018 06:30 am ET
AutoNation Announces New Partnership with AAA
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced a new partnership with AAA, one of the nation's largest membership organizations. AutoNation is AAA's first national Approved Auto Repair (AAR) program partner, with over 220 facilities now approved under the program.  ...
Oct 30, 2018 07:30 am ET
AutoNation Invests $50M in Vroom, a Leading Online Car Retailer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced a strategic investment in Vroom Inc., a leading online car retailer.  AutoNation's strategic investment in Vroom provides a foundation for a mutually beneficial partnership. The Company's investment of $50 million represents an ownership stake of approximately 7 percent. ...
Oct 30, 2018 07:30 am ET
AutoNation Reports Record Third Quarter EPS from Continuing Operations
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported third quarter 2018 net income from continuing operations of $112 million, or $1.24 per share. Third quarter 2017 net income from continuing operations totaled $98 million, or $1.00 per share.  ...
Oct 17, 2018 09:20 am ET
Market Trends Toward New Normal in AutoNation, America's Car-Mart, Noble, Pretium Resources, Pier 1 Imports, and Kirkland's — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, Analyst Ratings
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN), America's Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRMT),...
Oct 15, 2018 07:30 am ET
AutoNation Dealerships Recognized on Automotive News' Best Dealerships to Work For 2018 Top 100 List with Record-Breaking 18 Stores
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that eighteen (18) of its stores have been recognized on Automotive News' Best Dealerships to Work For 2018 Top 100 list, an all-time record. The recognized stores are: ...
Oct 10, 2018 07:30 am ET
AutoNation Associates Celebrate Second Annual Drive Pink Across America Day October 10, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, is commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month on October 10.  Thousands of associates from coast to coast will assemble and deliver gift bags filled with items designed specially to bring comfort to children and adults undergoing cancer treatments. It is all part of AutoNation's Drive Pink Initiative that has raised over $15 million to fund cancer-related nonprofits and research toward finding a cure....
Oct 09, 2018 04:30 pm ET
Andy Grammer to Perform at AutoNation Cure Bowl Tailgate Party and Pre-Game Concert December 15, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, announced that the multi-platinum pop singer, songwriter and record producer Andy Grammer, will return to perform at the AutoNation Cure Bowl Tailgate and Pre-Game Concert at Tinker Field, adjacent to Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida on December 15, 2018. ...
Oct 03, 2018 07:30 am ET
AutoNation Announces Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Tuesday, October 30, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2018 on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. Mike Jackson, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Lance Iserman, Executive Vice President of Sales and Chief Operating Officer, Scott Arnold, Executive Vice President of Customer Care and Brand Extensions, and Cheryl Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss these results and other information regarding the Comp...
Sep 28, 2018 07:30 am ET
Multi-Platinum Pop Artist Andy Grammer and the AutoNation Give Love Drive Pink Shasta Stop by the O-B House in Ft. Lauderdale
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that multi-platinum pop artist, Andy Grammer, and the AutoNation Give Love Drive Pink Shasta will stop by the O-B House in Fort Lauderdale on Sunday, September 30, ahead of Andy Grammer's concert Sunday night at Revolution Live....
Sep 19, 2018 06:45 am ET
AutoNation Extends Mike Jackson's Contract
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that Mike Jackson, Chairman, CEO and President, has extended his contract with the Company as Executive Chairman.  The Company also announced that the Board of Directors has retained the executive search and leadership advisory firm, Spencer Stuart, to support the CEO succession process, which will consider both internal and external candidates. Mr. Jackson will continue to lead the Company in his current role as Chairman, CEO and President during the succ...
Sep 18, 2018 10:00 am ET
AutoNation Give Love Drive Pink Shasta Makes Stop at Petco Park to Celebrate Partnership with Multi-Platinum Pop Artist Andy Grammer and Commitment to Drive Pink
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced a scheduled stop in San Diego on its Give Love Drive Pink Tour. The AutoNation Give Love Drive Pink Shasta will be at Petco Park when the San Diego Padres host the San Francisco Giants. The tour promotes a new partnership with multi-platinum pop singer, songwriter, and record producer, Andy Grammer, as well as spread awareness about AutoNation's commitment to Drive Pink and drive out cancer. ...
Sep 14, 2018 04:30 pm ET
Mercedes-Benz of Naperville Certified as a J.D. Power 2018 Dealer of Excellence
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced Mercedes-Benz of Naperville has been certified in the J.D. Power Dealer of Excellence Program(SM) for 2018. The program recognizes a select number of vehicle retailers throughout the United States that not only exceed customer expectations but also provide exceptional customer service. ...
Sep 13, 2018 10:00 am ET
The AutoNation Give Love Drive Pink Shasta Makes Stop at the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma in Celebration of Partnership with Multi-Platinum Pop Artist Andy Grammer and Commitment to Drive Pink
SONOMA, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced a scheduled stop in Sonoma on its Give Love Drive Pink Tour. The AutoNation Give Love Drive Pink Shasta will make a pit-stop at Sonoma Raceway for the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma Friday, September 14 through Sunday, September 16 starting at 8AM. ...
Aug 31, 2018 12:00 pm ET
AutoNation and IndyCar Driver Ryan Hunter-Reay Make Appearance on Velocity Channel's All Girls Garage to Promote New Vehicle Accessory Line
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced an appearance on Velocity Channel's All Girls Garage with 2014 Indy 500 Champion, Ryan Hunter-Reay to promote AutoGear, AutoNation's new line of vehicle accessories. The episode will air this Saturday, September 1st at 11:30am. ...
Aug 22, 2018 12:00 pm ET
Jaguar Land Rover South Bay Celebrates State-of-the-Art Facility
TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced a grand re-opening of Jaguar Land Rover South Bay, located on the prestigious Pacific Coast Highway in Torrance, CA. The grand re-opening begins at 6:30pm. Visit the brand-new facility located at 3233 Pacific Coast Highway, Torrance, CA. ...
Aug 22, 2018 07:45 am ET
Research Report Identifies Nomad Foods, AutoNation, Entercom Communications, IMAX, Protalix BioTherapeutics, and Yamana Gold with Renewed Outlook — Fundamental Analysis, Calculating Forward Movement
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Nomad Foods Limited (NYSE:NOMD), AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN), Entercom...
Aug 16, 2018 09:00 am ET
AutoNation Announces Give Love Drive Pink Tour to Celebrate Partnership with Multi-Platinum Pop Artist Andy Grammer and Commitment to Drive Pink
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced the kick-off of its coast to coast Give Love Drive Pink tour. The tour celebrates a new partnership with multi-platinum pop singer, songwriter, and record producer, Andy Grammer, as well as spreads awareness about the company's commitment to Drive Pink. ...
Aug 09, 2018 02:06 pm ET
AutoNation Announces $300,000 Matching Grant to Kick-off Campaign to Alleviate Homelessness in Broward County
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that the company has established a $300,000 matching grant to help alleviate homelessness in Broward County.    ...
Aug 01, 2018 07:00 am ET
AutoNation Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results, Net Income from Continuing Operations Up 11%
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported second quarter 2018 net income from continuing operations of $97 million, or $1.07 per share, up 11% compared to second quarter 2017 net income from continuing operations of $88 million, or $0.86 per share. Second quarter 2018 net income from continuing operations included a non-cash franchise rights impairment charge of $6 million after-tax, or $0.07 per share....
Jul 12, 2018 07:30 am ET
AutoNation Announces Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Wednesday, August 1, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter of 2018 on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. Mike Jackson, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Lance Iserman, Executive Vice President of Sales and Chief Operating Officer, Scott Arnold, Executive Vice President of Customer Care and Brand Extensions, and Cheryl Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss these results and other information regarding the Co...
Jun 12, 2018 07:45 am ET
New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for CNA Financial, AutoNation, Hess, Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Regulus Therapeutics, and Weyerhaeuser — Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sustained Produc
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA), AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN), Hess...
Jun 06, 2018 10:30 am ET
AutoNation Announces Multi-Year Partnership with Multi-Platinum Pop Artist Andy Grammer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, announced that it has signed a multi-year partnership with the multi-platinum, singer, songwriter, and record producer Andy Grammer, to work together to drive out cancer....
May 23, 2018 07:30 am ET
Gabelli & Company’s Annual Automotive Aftermarket Symposium
Gabelli & Company will host its 42nd Annual Automotive Aftermarket Symposium on October 29th & 30th in Las Vegas, Nevada. This research conference will feature presentations by senior management of leading automotive companies, with an emphasis on industry dynamics, new technologies, and company fundamentals. Investors should contact their salesperson for more information or to register.
May 01, 2018 07:00 am ET
AutoNation Reports Record First Quarter EPS
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported first quarter 2018 net income from continuing operations of $93 million, or $1.01 per share. First quarter 2017 net income from continuing operations totaled $98 million, or $0.97 per share. ...
Apr 20, 2018 09:00 am ET
Dr. Jacqueline A. Travisano Elected to AutoNation's Board of Directors
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that its stockholders elected Dr. Jacqueline A. Travisano to AutoNation's Board of Directors at the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on April 19, 2018....
Apr 10, 2018 07:30 am ET
AutoNation Announces First Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Tuesday, May 1, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the first quarter of 2018 on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Mike Jackson, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Lance Iserman, Executive Vice President of Sales and Chief Operating Officer, Scott Arnold, Executive Vice President of Customer Care and Brand Extensions, and Cheryl Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss these results and other information regarding the Company...
Mar 06, 2018 01:10 pm ET
AutoNation Named Best in Auto Marketing
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it was given the Marketing Automotive Award for Best Campaign for a Dealer Group by MediaPost, the integrated publishing and conference company. The company received the award for its Drive Pink campaign. Scotty Reiss, founder, A Girls Guide to Cars and one of the jurors, said, "It's so hard for a dealership to stand apart from its brands, but that's the challenge because this is where customer loyalty translates to real value." He went on to say, "Aut...
Feb 16, 2018 07:30 am ET
New Research Coverage Highlights LKQ, Myriad Genetics, Pilgrim's Pride, AutoNation, Regency Centers, and Amphenol — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2018
NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ), Myriad Genetics, Inc....
Feb 01, 2018 08:45 am ET
AutoNation, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / February 1, 2018 / AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN) will be discussing their earnings results in their Q4 Earnings Call to be held on February 1, 2018 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time.
Feb 01, 2018 06:25 am ET
AutoNation Reports All-Time Record Quarterly EPS
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported fourth quarter 2017 net income from continuing operations of $152 million, or $1.64 per share, up 44% compared to the fourth quarter 2016 net income from continuing operations of $116 million, or $1.14 per share. Fourth quarter 2017 EPS from continuing operations included a benefit of $0.45 per share from the recent tax reform bill and a net gain of $0.17 per share related to business/property divestitures. Fourth quarter 2016 EPS from continuing operations i...
Jan 16, 2018 05:15 am ET
AutoNation to Benefit from Tax Reform Bill
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it expects a benefit of approximately $41 million in the fourth quarter of 2017, or approximately $0.45 per share, due to the recent tax reform bill and the one-time impact on its deferred tax liability.  AutoNation also anticipates a benefit of approximately $75 million to $100 million, or approximately $0.80 to $1.10 per share, for the full year 2018, resulting from the decrease in the corporate federal tax rate. ...
Jan 12, 2018 10:00 am ET
AutoNation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Thursday, February 1, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017 on Thursday, February 1, 2018. Mike Jackson, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Lance Iserman, Executive Vice President of Sales and Chief Operating Officer, Scott Arnold, Executive Vice President of Customer Care and Brand Extensions, and Cheryl Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss these results and other in...
Dec 16, 2017 04:23 pm ET
AutoNation and the Orlando Sports Foundation Present $3.3 Million Check to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation at the 2017 AutoNation Cure Bowl
ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, along with the Orlando Sports Foundation, presented a check for $3.3 million dollars, representing AutoNation Cure Bowl's three-year cumulative contribution to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).  In 2016, AutoNation was named one of America's top 100 Corporate Citizens by Forbes Magazine and Just Capital due to its commitments to community well-being and its fight against cancer. ...
Dec 01, 2017 07:40 am ET
Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within AutoNation, Regency Centers, Amphenol, LKQ, Myriad Genetics, and Pilgrim's Pride — Discovering Underlying Factors of Influence
NEW YORK, Dec. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN), Regency Centers...
Dec 01, 2017 06:30 am ET
AutoNation to Host Florida Hiring Event
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it is holding hiring events on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, from 7:00AM to 2:00PM in Orlando and South Florida. AutoNation supports the Central and South Florida communities, especially those who have been displaced by recent storms, and is hosting these events in response to the recent increase in employment needs throughout the state. Hundreds of sales and service positions are available across South and Central Florida. AutoNation offers a great wor...
Nov 17, 2017 08:30 am ET
AutoNation Cure Bowl Tailgate Party and Concert
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, announced that the multi-platinum pop singer and songwriter Andy Grammer, will perform at the third annual, AutoNation Cure Bowl Tailgate and Pre-Game Concert at Tinker Field, adjacent to Camping World Stadium. ...
Nov 07, 2017 07:11 pm ET
AutoNation Announces Pricing of $750 Million Aggregate Principal Amount of Senior Notes
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer (the "Company"), announced today the pricing of $450 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2024 at 3.500% (the "2024 Notes") and $300 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2027 at 3.800% (the "2027 Notes" and together with the 2024 Notes, the "notes").  The 2024 Notes will be issued at 99.876% of the aggregate principal amount, representing a yield to maturity of 3.520%, and the 2027 Notes will be issued at 99.925% of the...
Nov 02, 2017 08:00 am ET
AutoNation Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported third quarter 2017 net income from continuing operations of $98 million, or $1.00 per share. The Company estimates that Hurricane Irma negatively impacted third quarter 2017 net income from continuing operations by approximately $8 million after-tax, or $0.08 per share. For the third quarter of 2017, AutoNation's retail vehicle unit sales were up 1%, or up 2% on a same store basis, compared to the year-ago period. Third quarter 2016 net income from continuing...
Nov 02, 2017 08:00 am ET
AutoNation Signs Multi-Year Service Agreement with Waymo
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it has partnered with Waymo, the Alphabet Inc., self-driving technology company, in a multi-year agreement to support Waymo's autonomous vehicle program. AutoNation will offer strategic capabilities to maximize the life of Waymo's vehicles across the United States....
Oct 10, 2017 05:30 pm ET
AutoNation Designates October 11 as Drive Pink Across America Day
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, is commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month on October 11.  Associates in all 18 markets from coast to coast will assemble and deliver gift bags filled with items designed specially to bring comfort to kids and adults undergoing cancer treatment. It's all part of their larger "DRIVE PINK" Initiative that has raised more than $11 Million to fund cancer-related nonprofits and research into finding a cure....
Oct 04, 2017 08:30 am ET
AutoNation Announces Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Thursday, November 2, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2017 on Thursday, November 2, 2017. Mike Jackson, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Lance Iserman, Executive Vice President of Sales and Chief Operating Officer, Scott Arnold, Executive Vice President of Customer Care and Brand Extensions, and Cheryl Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss these results and other information regarding the Com...
Oct 03, 2017 04:52 pm ET
AutoNation and the City of Fort Lauderdale Kick Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the unveiling of a nearly 20-foot pink ribbon on Fort Lauderdale Beach
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, announced that Mike Jackson, Chairman, CEO and President of AutoNation, and Mayor John P. "Jack" Seiler, Mayor, City of Fort Lauderdale have united in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, by unveiling a giant pink ribbon statue that will remain on Fort Lauderdale Beach throughout the month of October....
Aug 29, 2017 06:06 pm ET
AutoNation Authorizes Additional $250 Million for Share Repurchase
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $250 million of AutoNation's common stock. With the increased authorization, AutoNation has approximately $270 million total Board authorization remaining for share repurchases as of August 29, 2017. AutoNation has approximately 95 million shares outstanding as of August 28, 2017....
Aug 02, 2017 08:29 am ET
AutoNation Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported second quarter 2017 net income from continuing operations of $88 million, or $0.86 per share. Second quarter 2016 net income from continuing operations totaled $112 million, or $1.08 per share. ...
Jul 31, 2017 08:29 pm ET
Brighthouse Financial Set to Join S&P 500; AutoNation to Join S&P MidCap 400; FTI Consulting to Join S&P SmallCap 600
NEW YORK, July 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Brighthouse Financial Inc. (NASD: BHF) will be added to the S&P 500 effective prior to the open on Monday, August 7, replacing AutoNation Inc. (NYSE: AN), which will be removed from the S&P 500 effective prior to the open on Tuesday, August 8.  AutoNation will replace FTI Consulting Inc. (NYSE: FCN) in the S&P MidCap 400, and FTI Consulting will replace Northern Oil and Gas Inc. (NYSE American: NOG) in the S&P SmallCap 600 effective prior to the open on August 8. S&P 100 & 500 constituent MetLife Inc. (NYSE: MET) is spinning off...
Jul 14, 2017 08:30 am ET
AutoNation Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Wednesday, August 2, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter of 2017 on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. Mike Jackson, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, and Cheryl Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss these results and other information regarding the Company during a conference call and audio webcast that same day at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time....
Jun 01, 2017 05:40 pm ET
American Cancer Society's Road to Recovery Program Receives New ProMaster Van as AutoNation Celebrates 11 Million Vehicles Sold
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, is celebrating a record-breaking 11 million vehicles sold by thanking its community partners and customers, those who made this momentous occasion possible. In 11 markets from coast to coast, the company is surprising 11 customers by handing them the keys to their vehicles, payment free....
May 31, 2017 05:30 pm ET
AutoNation Names Lance Iserman Executive Vice President of Sales and Chief Operating Officer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that AutoNation Western Region President, Lance Iserman has been named Executive Vice President of Sales and Chief Operating Officer, effective June 1, 2017. Mr. Iserman has over 30 years of retail automotive experience and over 15 years of experience within the AutoNation organization. Most recently, Mr. Iserman was the Western Region President. He was responsible for the company's 81 stores and 110 franchises in the Western Region of the United States. Pri...
May 25, 2017 05:30 pm ET
Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation Receives New ProMaster Van as AutoNation Celebrates 11 Million Vehicles Sold
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, is celebrating a record-breaking 11 million vehicles sold by thanking its community partners and customers, those who made this momentous occasion possible. In 11 markets from coast to coast, the company is surprising 11 customers by handing them the keys to their vehicles, payment free....
May 24, 2017 05:15 pm ET
AutoNation Announces New Partnership With McLaren-Honda-Andretti And 2-Time Formula One Champion And Indy 500® Rookie, Fernando Alonso
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's Largest Automotive Retailer, announced on May 20th that it has partnered with McLaren-Honda to sponsor Fernando Alonso, two-time Formula One Champion, in his first ever Indy 500® race. For the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500®, McLaren-Honda has a limited time partnership with Andretti Autosport, a current partner of AutoNation....
May 23, 2017 06:00 pm ET
Lucky Texas Customers are Surprised with Free Vehicles as AutoNation Celebrates 11 Million Vehicles Sold
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, is celebrating a record-breaking 11 million vehicles sold. AutoNation is the first and only retailer in the history of the automotive industry to reach this milestone.  In 11 markets from coast to coast, the company is surprising 11 customers by handing them the keys to their vehicles, payment free.  ...
May 22, 2017 06:09 pm ET
AutoNation Features 2014 Indy 500® Winner Ryan Hunter-Reay And Indy 500® Rising Star, Jack Harvey, in Major Coast To Coast TV Campaign
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's Largest Automotive Retailer, today announced that it has again teamed up with Andretti Autosport's 2014 Indy 500® Champion, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Indy 500® Rookie, Jack Harvey, driving in his first Indy 500® on May 28th, to help celebrate the company selling 11 million vehicles and the kickoff of the summer selling season, with a $20 million TV advertising campaign....
May 19, 2017 06:00 pm ET
Brent's Place Receives New Chrysler Passenger Van as AutoNation Celebrates 11 Million Vehicles Sold
DENVER, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, is celebrating a record-breaking 11 million vehicles sold by thanking its community partners and customers, those who made this momentous occasion possible. In 11 markets from coast to coast, the company is surprising 11 customers and handing them the keys to their new vehicles, with no payments....
May 18, 2017 05:30 pm ET
AutoNation Celebrates 11 Million Vehicles Sold With Vehicle Donations and Customer Appreciation Events from Coast to Coast
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, is celebrating a record-breaking 11 million vehicles sold.  AutoNation is the first and only retailer in the history of the automotive industry to reach this milestone.  To celebrate this momentous occasion, AutoNation will donate 4 Chrysler ProMaster Passenger vans to community partners who are on the front lines in the fight against cancer. ...
May 15, 2017 05:32 pm ET
AutoNation Announces Resignation of William "Bill" Berman, President and Chief Operating Officer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced the resignation of William "Bill" Berman as President and Chief Operating Officer effective today, May 15, 2017.  Bill will continue to serve as an employee of the Company in an advisory capacity through June 30, 2017. Mike Jackson, AutoNation's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will assume all operating responsibilities as AutoNation begins the selection process for a new President and Chief Operating Officer. ...
Apr 25, 2017 08:29 am ET
AutoNation Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported first quarter 2017 net income from continuing operations of $98 million, or $0.97 per share. First quarter 2016 net income from continuing operations totaled $96 million, or $0.90 per share. ...
Apr 19, 2017 06:15 pm ET
AutoNation Announces Executive Vice President and General Counsel
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced the appointment of C. Coleman Edmunds to the position of Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary effective April 19, 2017. Coleman will serve as a member of the Executive Committee and report directly to Mike Jackson, AutoNation's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. ...
Mar 31, 2017 07:17 pm ET
AutoNation Kickoffs Final 72 Hour Sales Event with Breakfast for Charity
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it kicked off its final "72 Hour Sales Event," by donating hundreds of breakfast food items, including baked goods, juices and dairy products, to over 10 food pantries through the Coalition Against Hunger organization. Throughout the month of March, AutoNation provided breakfast and other food items for its associates and customers from coast to coast, and as a part of the celebration, the company chose to end the month with a "72 Hour Sales Event," a...
Mar 31, 2017 08:00 am ET
AutoNation Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Tuesday, April 25, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the first quarter of 2017 on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Mike Jackson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bill Berman, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Cheryl Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss these results and other information regarding the Company during a conference call and audio webcast that same day at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time....
Mar 07, 2017 06:55 pm ET
AutoNation Announces Retirement of Jon Ferrando, Executive Vice President - General Counsel, Corporate Development and Human Resources
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that Jon Ferrando, Executive Vice President – General Counsel, Corporate Development and Human Resources will be retiring from the Company on March 31, 2017. Coleman Edmunds, currently AutoNation's Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, will serve as acting General Counsel and Corporate Secretary effective April 1, 2017....
Feb 03, 2017 07:02 am ET
AutoNation Reports All-Time Record Quarterly and All-Time Record Full Year EPS
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported fourth quarter 2016 net income from continuing operations of $116 million, or $1.14 per share, which includes a $20 million after-tax gain, or $0.19 per share, related to a business divestiture. Fourth quarter 2015 net income from continuing operations totaled $98 million, or $0.87 per share. ...
Feb 01, 2017 02:30 pm ET
William "Bill" Berman Named President of AutoNation
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that William "Bill" Berman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been named President and Chief Operating Officer, effective February 1, 2017. Mike Jackson will continue as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AutoNation.  ...
Jan 13, 2017 07:30 am ET
AutoNation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Friday, February 3, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2016 on Friday, February 3, 2017. Mike Jackson, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Bill Berman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Cheryl Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Jon Ferrando, Executive Vice President responsible for M&A, will discuss these results and other information regarding the Com...
Jan 04, 2017 08:00 am ET
AutoNation Announces Nationwide Talent Search
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/-- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it's holding a 1-day hiring event on January 10, 2017. The event will take place in 15 cities from coast to coast. Thousands of sales and service positions are available at all of the Company's stores and service centers. Beyond a great work environment, the Company is offering base pay plus bonus and commission pay plans, paid training, paid time off and flexible work schedules. All veterans and military reserves are welcome to apply. ...
Dec 17, 2016 09:41 pm ET
AutoNation and the Orlando Sports Foundation presented $1.15 MILLION Check to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation at the 2016 AutoNation Cure Bowl
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, announced today that Cheryl Miller, the company's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Alice Jackson and Kinga Lampert, BCRF Board Members, along with Jeff Lagos and Alan Gooch, representatives of the Orlando Sports Foundation, presented a check for $1.15 million to Myra Biblowit, President of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) at the 2016 AutoNation Cure Bowl at the Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. ...
Nov 29, 2016 08:30 am ET
AutoNation Cure Bowl Tailgate Party and Concert
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, announced that the double platinum, award-winning, Eli Young Band, will perform at the second annual, AutoNation Cure Bowl Tailgate Party and Concert at Tinker Field, next to Camping World Stadium, in Orlando, Florida.  ...
Oct 28, 2016 09:00 am ET
AutoNation Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported third quarter 2016 net income from continuing operations of $108 million, or $1.05 per share, compared to net income from continuing operations of $119 million, or $1.05 per share, for the same period in the prior year. The Company estimates that the Takata airbag recall negatively impacted third quarter 2016 net income from continuing operations by approximately $6 million after-tax, or $0.06 per share.(1) At the end of the third quarter, approximately 14% ...
Oct 28, 2016 08:45 am ET
AutoNation Launches AutoNation USA and Comprehensive Brand Extension Strategy
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced the next phase of the Company's comprehensive brand extension rollout, which includes: AutoNation USA® standalone pre-owned vehicle sales and service centers, AutoNation branded parts and accessories, the expansion of AutoNation branded standalone collision centers, and the expansion of AutoNation Auto Auctions. ...
Oct 21, 2016 05:42 pm ET
AutoNation Announces New Chief Technology Officer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced the appointment of Tom Conophy to the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer effective October 31, 2016....
Oct 19, 2016 08:30 am ET
AutoNation Dealerships Take 7 Spots in Automotive News' "100 Best Dealerships to Work For" 2016
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation (NYSE: AN), America's largest auto retailer, announced today that seven of its stores have been named in Automotive News' top 100 list of "Best Dealerships to Work For," all of which are repeat winners. AutoNation Honda South Corpus Christi in Corpus Christi, TX, a 4-time winner, was listed as one of the, "Top 10 Best Dealership to Work For," in the country. AutoNation continues to prove that it's not only a great place to purchase or service a vehicle but also a great place to work. ...
Sep 29, 2016 08:00 am ET
AutoNation Announces Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Friday, October 28, 2016
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2016 on Friday, October 28, 2016. Mike Jackson, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Bill Berman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Cheryl Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Jon Ferrando, Executive Vice President responsible for M&A, will discuss these results and other information regarding the Company during a conference ...
Jul 29, 2016 08:25 am ET
AutoNation Reports All-Time Record Quarterly EPS from Continuing Operations
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported second quarter 2016 net income from continuing operations of $112 million, or $1.08 per share, compared to net income from continuing operations of $115 million, or $1.00 per share, for the same period in the prior year. ...
Jul 07, 2016 09:30 am ET
AutoNation to Acquire BMW, Land Rover and Jaguar stores in Westchester County, New York
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it has signed agreements to acquire four stores, including five franchises, in the Westchester County, New York area.  The stores to be acquired are BMW Mt. Kisco, Land Rover Mt. Kisco and Jaguar Land Rover Larchmont/New Rochelle from The Premier Collection and White Plains Jaguar from DiSimone Imports, collectively representing approximately $190 million in annual revenue and 2,600 retail new and used vehicle annual unit sales. The acquisitions are sub...
Jun 30, 2016 09:30 am ET
AutoNation Announces Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Friday, July 29, 2016
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter of 2016 on Friday, July 29, 2016. Mike Jackson, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Bill Berman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Cheryl Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Jon Ferrando, Executive Vice President responsible for M&A, will discuss these results and other information regarding the Company during a conference cal...
Jun 09, 2016 06:00 pm ET
AutoNation to Acquire Chrysler Jeep Store in Denver, Colorado
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Centennial Chrysler Jeep, located in Denver, Colorado. This acquisition will expand the Company's footprint to 18 stores in the Denver market. In 2015, the store sold over 3,000 new and used retail vehicles, with approximately $110 million in annual revenue. This will be AutoNation's 30th FCA store. The Company expects to close the acquisition in the third quarter of 2016. The transaction is subject to customary ter...
Apr 22, 2016 08:00 am ET
AutoNation Reports First Quarter 2016 Results
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported first quarter 2016 net income from continuing operations of $96 million, or $0.90 per share, compared to net income from continuing operations of $112 million, or $0.97 per share, for the same period in the prior year. Net income from continuing operations for the first quarter of 2016 was negatively impacted by approximately $6.8 million after-tax, or $0.06 per share, consisting of hail-related expenses of approximately $3.6 million after-tax, or $0.03 per...
Apr 05, 2016 08:30 am ET
AutoNation Announces First Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Friday, April 22, 2016
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the first quarter of 2016 on Friday, April 22, 2016. Mike Jackson, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Bill Berman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Cheryl Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Jon Ferrando, Executive Vice President responsible for M&A, will discuss these results and other information regarding the Company during a conference cal...
Feb 19, 2016 04:24 pm ET
AutoNation Authorizes Additional $250 Million for Share Repurchase
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $250 million of AutoNation's common stock. With the increased authorization, AutoNation has approximately $250 million total Board authorization remaining for share repurchases as of February 19, 2016. AutoNation has approximately 104 million shares outstanding as of February 18, 2016....
Feb 19, 2016 04:21 pm ET
AutoNation Names Karen C. Francis to Board of Directors
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that its Board of Directors appointed Karen C. Francis to the AutoNation Board, effective February 19, 2016. Ms. Francis will serve as an independent director.  ...
Jan 28, 2016 07:28 am ET
AutoNation Reports 2015 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported fourth quarter 2015 adjusted net income from continuing operations of $107 million, or $0.96 per share, compared to net income from continuing operations of $117 million, or $1.02 per share, for the same period in the prior year. Adjusted net income from continuing operations for the fourth quarter of 2015 excludes non-cash impairment charges related to franchise rights associated with certain of our Volkswagen stores of $9.6 million after-tax, or $0.09 per ...

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