AutoNation, Inc. (AN)

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Last closing price (Feb 25 4:00 EDT):
62.00 (-0.05%) ? 
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Return to date (1m/3m/6m/12m):
5.57% ? 
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AutoNation, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Domestic, Import, and Premium Luxury. It offers a range of automotive products and services, including new vehicles, used vehicles, parts and service, which includes automotive repair and maintenance services, as well as wholesale parts and collision businesses; and automotive finance and insurance products that comprise arranging financing for vehicle purchases through third-party finance sources. The company also provides a range of vehicle maintenance, repair, paint, and collision repair services, such as warranty and customer-pay service work. In addition, it offers various vehicle protection products, such as extended service contracts, maintenance programs, guaranteed auto protection, tire and wheel protection, and theft protection products. As of May 2, 2013, the company owned and operated 263 new vehicle franchises, which sell 32 brands in 15 states. AutoNation, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Patrick Archambault Goldman Sachs Buy   Jun 20, '14   59.42  65.00  Jun 20, '15  4.34% 
Brian Sponheimer Gabelli & Company Buy   Jan 31, '14   49.39    Jan 31, '15  20.71% 
Mr. Abrahams Unaffiliated Buy   Dec 09, '13   50.33  58.00  Dec 09, '14  16.29% 
Gary Balter Credit Suisse Buy   Oct 28, '13   48.79  56.00  Oct 28, '14  14.78% 
Patrick Archambault Goldman Sachs Sell   Oct 02, '13   52.34  37.00  Oct 02, '14  6.19% 
Gary Balter Credit Suisse Buy   Jul 03, '13   45.27  53.00  Jul 03, '14  33.44% 
Rod Lache Deutsche Bank Securities Sell   Jan 31, '13   48.50  38.00  Jan 31, '14  -2.87% 
Clint Fendley Davenport & Company Llc Buy   Jan 07, '13   41.67  50.00  Jan 07, '14  19.99% 
Rod Lache Deutsche Bank Securities Sell   Nov 29, '12   38.90  29.00  Nov 29, '13  -27.02% 
Rod Lache Deutsche Bank Securities Sell   Oct 25, '12   45.76  27.00  Oct 25, '13  -7.98% 
Rod Lache Deutsche Bank Securities Sell   Jun 24, '12   34.32  24.00  Jun 24, '13  -25.23% 
Patrick Archambault Goldman Sachs Sell   Oct 20, '11   37.95  34.00  Oct 20, '12  10.41% 
Patrick Archambault Goldman Sachs Sell   Jul 27, '11   38.96  35.00  Jul 27, '12  10.16%