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11.29.16AutoNation 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.   On December 17th, AutoNation will sponsor the second AutoNation Cure Bowl at Camping World Stadium, to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, the l... 
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10.28.16AutoNation Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results
AutoNation Announces AutoNation USA and Comprehensive Brand Extension Strategy - AutoNation USA stand-alone pre-owned vehicle sales and service centers is the next phase of retail brand strategy - EPS from continuing operations was $1.05, matching the third quarter record achieved last year, with total revenue of $5.6 billion up 4% compared to the year-ago quarter - Certain manufacturers' disruptive marketing and sales incentives, which result in multi-tier pricing, negatively impacted ... 
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10.28.16AutoNation Launches AutoNation USA and Comprehensive Brand Extension Strategy
- AutoNation USA stand-alone pre-owned vehicle sales and service centers is the next phase of retail brand strategy - AutoNation branded parts and accessories launched in the third quarter of 2016 - AutoNation branded collision center footprint expanded - AutoNation branded auto auctions to be expanded 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 b... 
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10.21.16AutoNation 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. Tom will report directly to Mike Jackson, AutoNation's Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President. Tom will be a member of the Executive Leadership Team and will have full accountability for all AutoNation technology, IT devel... 
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10.19.16AutoNation 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 ... 
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09.29.16AutoNation 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&... 
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07.29.16AutoNation Reports All-Time Record Quarterly EPS from Continuing Operations
- EPS from continuing operations was an all-time record $1.08, up 8% compared to second quarter 2015 EPS from continuing operations of $1.00 - Total revenue of $5.4 billion was up 4% compared to the year-ago period 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 operation... 
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07.07.16AutoNation to Acquire BMW, Land Rover and Jaguar stores in Westchester County, New York
- Acquisition annual revenue is approximately $190 million 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 I... 
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06.30.16AutoNation 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&... 
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06.09.16AutoNation 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 ... 
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04.22.16AutoNation Reports First Quarter 2016 Results
- EPS from continuing operations was $0.90, down 7% compared to first quarter 2015 EPS from continuing operations of $0.97 - EPS from continuing operations was negatively impacted by $0.06 per share, consisting of hail-related expenses of $0.03 per share, and a shift of approximately $0.03 per share in stock-based compensation expense into the first quarter, due to a change from quarterly to annual stock option grants - Total revenue of $5.1 billion was up 4% compared to the year-ago perio... 
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04.05.16AutoNation 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&... 
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02.19.16AutoNation 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, 2... 
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02.19.16AutoNation Names Karen C. Francis to Board of Directors
- Robert J. Brown to retire from Board of Directors following 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders 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.  "We are pleased to have Karen join the AutoNation Board," said Mike Jackson, AutoNation's Chairma... 
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01.28.16AutoNation Reports 2015 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
Fourth Quarter 2015 Results - Total revenue of $5.3 billion was up 6% compared to the year-ago period, increasing across all major business sectors - Adjusted EPS from continuing operations was $0.96, down 6% compared to fourth quarter 2014 EPS from continuing operations of $1.02. On a GAAP basis, fourth quarter 2015 EPS from continuing operations was $0.87. Full Year 2015 Results - Adjusted EPS from continuing operations was $3.98, up 14% compared to full year 2014 adjusted EPS from... 
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01.07.16AutoNation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Thursday, January 28, 2016
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 7, 2016 /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, 2015 on Thursday, January 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 Pr... 
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01.06.16AutoNation Announces December 2015 Reported Retail New Vehicle Unit Sales Increased 9% versus December 2014
- Reported retail new vehicle unit sales in the fourth quarter of 2015 increased 6% versus the fourth quarter 2014 - Expects to report that fourth quarter new and used gross profit per vehicle retailed both declined in the range of $250 to $300 on a year-over-year basis FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it reported to automotive manufacturers, based on their respective sales transac... 
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