Shareholder Value

Barra heeds the sounds of silence

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21, 2015

General Motors CEO Mary Barra says she has heard Sergio Marchionne loud and clear on his call for a merger of GM and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. She also has listened keenly to her own shareholders, and they're not saying much of anything.... Read More »

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Retailers, suppliers pace 2nd-quarter shareholder returns

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 27, 2015

Shareholder returns among global automakers in the second quarter drooped in a down global economy, but U.S. publicly owned retailers and global suppliers handily outperformed most indexes.... Read More »

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Automakers, retailers post shareholder value gains for 1st quarter

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015

Global automakers and U.S.-based auto retailers generally produced strong shareholder returns in the first quarter.... Read More »

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GM management must earn respect of shareholders

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015

General Motors is being challenged to return more of its $25 billion cash hoard to shareholders, which is a big lift in an industry where huge reserves are required just to operate. But the only way for GM to attract more patient investors is to deliver superior long-term performance.... Read More »

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Retailers set the pace in shareholder return for 2014

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2015

Publicly traded U.S.-based auto retailers continued to build shareholder value in 2014, while global automakers and suppliers returned to earth.... Read More »

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A sobering quarter for auto shareholders

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 27, 2014

It was a tough third quarter for auto industry investors as falling international and softening U.S. financial markets depressed shareholder value for companies that build, supply or retail vehicles. Values fell for all three categories of public companies in the Automotive News/PwC Shareholder Value Index during the July-September period.... Read More »

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Lithia's big DCH deal was a boon for shareholders

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2014

Lithia Motors' big acquisition last month fueled a strong second quarter for the publicly traded retailer in terms of shareholder value return.... Read More »

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Automotive investor returns were flat in the 1st quarter

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 28, 2014

Global recalls, harsh U.S. weather and overseas political unrest combined to curb automotive investor returns in the first quarter.... Read More »

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Plastic Omnium, Lithia deliver top shareholder returns

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014

Retailer Lithia Motors and supplier Plastic Omnium returned the most value to shareholders in their categories last year and over the past three years, according to the Automotive News/PwC Shareholder Value Index.... Read More »

Automakers deliver 10% quarterly gain in shareholder value

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2013

Strong product launches and historically low financing rates led to a 10.1 percent increase in shareholder value for global automakers in the second quarter.... Read More »

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