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Group 1 Automotive Inc. (GPI)

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  • Feb. 19, 2013, 4:23 PM
    Group 1 Automotive (GPI -7.5%) finishes the day down hard after the company missed Q4 estimates this morning. Despite the miss, total gross profit grew 14% on 19.3% higher revenues, while new vehicle revenues increased 22.3% on 20.8% more unit sales. Read more on earnings here: Earnings Call Transcript.
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  • May 21, 2012, 3:17 PM
    Group 1 Automotive (GPI +3%) trades higher after Sterne Agee upgraded the shares to Buy on valuation, citing expectations for a modest recovery in U.S. vehicle demand, and higher earnings estimates.
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  • Apr. 3, 2012, 12:32 PM
    Buckingham Research hikes its ratings to Buy on auto retailers Group 1 (GPI +4.4%), Asbury (ABG +3.7%) and Penske (PAG +4.3%) as the best way to play a recovery in U.S. light vehicle sales. "Auto retailers tend to experience strong stock performance during the second quarter, with auto retailer stocks increasing 20% on average during the 2002-2011 period."
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  • Apr. 3, 2012, 10:59 AM
    A number of auto industry-related stocks are running hot amid reports from manufacturers of brisk March auto sales. Advancers: ABG +4.4%, GPI +4.3%, PAG +5.0%, SAH +4.3%, LAD +2.4%.
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  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:19 PM
    Group 1 Automotive (GPI +2.8%) trades higher after ThinkEquity ups the shares to buy from hold. The firm says Group 1's heavy dealership exposure to leading Japanese brands, most notably Toyota (TM -0.8%), will benefit from a pickup in new car sales.
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  • Sep. 23, 2011, 11:55 AM
    Group 1 Automotive (GPI +2.4%) trades higher after Stifel Nicolaus initiates coverage with a buy, citing a well-balanced product line, strong balance sheet and a management team committed to cutting costs.
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Company Description
Group 1 Automotive Inc sells new and used cars and light trucks; it also arranges the related vehicle financing. It's activities include sale service and insurance contracts; provides automotive maintenance and repair services; and sell vehicle parts.
Sector: Services
Country: United States