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Market Cap
1.2B
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12.0
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Shares Outstanding
39.1M
EX-Date
12/11/14
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Dividend Yield
0.34%
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Sonic Automotive, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. It is involved in the sale of new and used cars, light trucks, and replacement parts; provision of vehicle maintenance, manufacturer warranty repairs, paint, and collision repair services; and arrangement of extended warranties, service contracts, financing, insurance, and other aftermarket products. As of December 31, 2013, the company operated 123 franchises in 14 states representing 25 different brands of cars and light trucks, and 21 collision repair centers; and 102 stores. Sonic Automotive, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

9,100 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/3/14
Founded in 1997

sonic automotive inc-class a (SA8A) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Offi...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Co-Founder, President, Chief Strategic Office...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $563.8K
Executive Vice President of Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $882.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

sonic automotive inc-class a (SA8A) Key Developments

Sonic Automotive, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on December 15, 2014

Sonic Automotive Inc. announced that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly dividend of $0.025 per share payable in cash for stockholders of record on December 15, 2014. The dividend will be payable on January 15, 2015.

Sonic Automotive Inc. Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Reports Impairment Charges for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2014; Provides CapEx Guidance for the Full Year 2014

Sonic Automotive Inc. reported unaudited earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of USD 2,355.604 million compared to USD 2,242.196 million a year ago. Operating income was USD 56.065 million compared to USD 57.755 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before taxes were USD 38.765 million compared to USD 38.768 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations was USD 24.047 million compared to USD 24.702 million a year ago. Net income was USD 23.357 million compared to USD 23.327 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were USD 0.46 compared to USD 0.46 a year ago. Earnings per common share was USD 0.44 compared to USD 0.44 a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported total revenues of USD 6,845.271 million compared to USD 6,527.799 million a year ago. Operating income was USD 164.396 million compared to USD 175.339 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before taxes were USD 109.977 million compared to USD 117.650 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations was USD 67.486 million compared to USD 72.820 million a year ago. Net income was USD 66.130 million compared to USD 71.238 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were USD 1.27 compared to USD 1.37 a year ago. Earnings per common share were USD 1.25 compared to USD 1.34 a year ago. Year-to-date total CapEx spend, net of mortgages, is USD 49.6 million, which includes USD 12.3 million in real estate, USD 42.7 million in facility improvements, USD 17.6 million in IT and USD 17.4 million in general maintenance. The company reported impairment charges for the third quarter of 2014 of USD 0.208 million compared to USD 0.018 million a year ago. For the year 2014, the company estimates total CapEx spend of USD 183 million: USD 39.6 million in real estate; USD 58 million in facilities; USD 35 million for EchoPark, land and facilities; USD 20 million for business app development related to One Sonic-One Experience and EchoPark; USD 10 million in facility upgrades related to One Sonic-One Experience; and USD 20 million in general IT and dealership maintenance. Again, this is offset by 2 mortgages of USD 40.4 million, for a total CapEx of USD 142.6 million.

Sonic Automotive, Inc. Elects John W. Harris, III to its Board

On October 14, 2014, the Board of Directors of Sonic Automotive Inc. elected John W. Harris, III, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Lincoln Harris, LLC to the company's Board as a director, effective that day, with a term expiring at the company's 2015 annual meeting of stockholders. Concurrent with his election as a director, Mr. Harris was appointed to the Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of Directors, and as Vice Chairman of the Compensation Committee.

 

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