Shareholder Value

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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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Auto sectors add value, but growth rate slows

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

Publicly traded carmakers, suppliers and retailers added shareholder value in the first quarter, but at a slower pace than the past several years.... Read More »

Lithia sweeps Shareholder Value retailer awards

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2013

Lithia Motors Inc. again swept the retailer category in the annual Global Automotive Share-holder Value Awards in January. Lithia Motors' return to shareholders topped that of all public auto dealership groups in two time-frame categories. Lithia returned 74 percent in 2012 and almost quintupled over three years, according to the Shareholder Value Index developed jointly by Automotive News and PwC.... Read More »

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Europeans deliver best investor returns in '12

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 28, 2013

Despite economic uncertainty and restructuring in their home markets, European automakers and suppliers delivered the best shareholder return in their industry segments last year.... Read More »

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Retail groups lead 3rd-qtr. shareholder value gains

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 29, 2012

Shareholder value rose slightly for global automakers and suppliers in the third quarter but soared for U.S. vehicle retail groups as consumer demand for light vehicles in the United States continued to climb.... Read More »

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Shareholder value tumbles in 2nd qtr.

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 30, 2012

Shareholder value fell in all automotive sectors in the second quarter as the pace of U.S. light-vehicle sales slowed and weakening sales overseas dimmed global prospects.... Read More »

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