AutoNation Reports All-Time Record Quarter and All-Time Record Full Year Results

Jan 30, 2014, 06:28 ET from AutoNation, Inc.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Fourth Quarter 2013 Results

  • Adjusted EPS from continuing operations an all-time record $0.83, up 24% compared to fourth quarter 2012 EPS from continuing operations of $0.67 (no adjusting items in the year-ago period)
  • On a GAAP basis, fourth quarter 2013 EPS from continuing operations was $0.89, up 33% over the fourth quarter of 2012
  • Total revenue of $4.5 billion, up 8% compared to the year-ago period, increasing across all major business sectors; operating income of $203 million, an increase of 20% compared to the fourth quarter of 2012

Full Year 2013 Results

  • Adjusted EPS from continuing operations an all-time record $2.98, up 17% compared to full year 2012 adjusted EPS from continuing operations of $2.54. On a GAAP basis, full year EPS from continuing operations was $3.05 in 2013 compared to $2.52 in 2012, up 21%.
  • Total revenue of $17.5 billion, up 12% compared to 2012, increasing across all major business sectors; operating income of $740 million, an increase of 15% compared to 2012

One Year Anniversary of AutoNation Brand

  • AutoNation is celebrating the one year anniversary of the launch of the unified AutoNation brand, under which over 200 Domestic and Import franchises are now marketed.

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported 2013 fourth quarter adjusted net income from continuing operations of $102 million, or $0.83 per share, compared to net income from continuing operations of $83 million, or $0.67 per share, for the same period in the prior year, a 24% improvement on a per-share basis. On a GAAP basis, fourth quarter 2013 net income from continuing operations was $110 million, or $0.89 per share. Reconciliations of non-GAAP financial measures are included in the attached financial tables.

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2013 fourth quarter revenue totaled $4.5 billion, an increase of 8%, driven by stronger performance in all business sectors – new vehicles, used vehicles, parts and service, and finance and insurance.  In the fourth quarter, AutoNation's retail new vehicle unit sales increased 1% on a same store basis and 5% overall, while retail used vehicle unit sales increased 10% on a same store basis and 15% overall. For full year 2013, AutoNation's retail new vehicle unit sales increased 5% on a same store basis and 9% overall, while retail used vehicle unit sales increased 9% on a same store basis and 13% overall.

Commenting on the quarterly results, Mr. Jackson said, "We are very pleased with our strong year-over-year growth across all areas of our business. This quarter we set another record for the highest ever annual and quarterly adjusted EPS from continuing operations." Mr. Jackson added, "We are looking forward to continued strength in the new vehicle selling environment in 2014, as consumers enjoy an unprecedented array of attractive product options and continued access to affordable credit. We are expecting industry new vehicle sales above 16 million units in 2014." 

Acquisitions During the fourth quarter of 2013, AutoNation completed the acquisitions of O'Hare Honda and O'Hare Hyundai in the Chicago, Illinois market. As previously announced, AutoNation completed the acquisitions of SanTan Honda Superstore and Hyundai of Tempe in the Phoenix, Arizona market and Don Davis Toyota Scion in the Dallas, Texas market during the second quarter of 2013. Also as previously announced, during 2013, AutoNation was awarded a new Mercedes-Benz franchise in the Atlanta, Georgia market as well as in the Tampa, Florida market.

Share Repurchase During the fourth quarter of 2013, AutoNation repurchased 1.0 million shares for an aggregate purchase price of $49 million. From January 1, 2014 through January 29, 2014, AutoNation repurchased 2.3 million shares for an aggregate purchase price of $111 million. AutoNation today announced that the Board of Directors authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $250 million of AutoNation common stock.  With the increased authorization, as of January 29, 2014, AutoNation had approximately $405 million remaining Board authorization for share repurchase. As of January 29, 2014, AutoNation has approximately 119 million shares outstanding.

Segment results(1) for the fourth quarter of 2013 were as follows:

  • Domestic - Domestic segment income(2) was $58 million compared to year-ago segment income of $54 million, an increase of 6%. 
  • Import - Import segment income(2) was $64 million compared to year-ago segment income of $60 million, an increase of 6%. 
  • Premium Luxury - Premium Luxury segment income(2) was $103 million compared to year-ago segment income of $80 million, an increase of 28%.

For the full year ended December 31, 2013, the Company reported adjusted net income from continuing operations of $368 million, or $2.98 per share, compared to adjusted net income from continuing operations of $320 million, or $2.54 per share, in the prior year, an improvement of 17% on a per-share basis.  On a GAAP basis, net income from continuing operations for 2013 was $376 million, or $3.05 per share, compared to $317 million, or $2.52 per share, for the prior year.  Reconciliations of non-GAAP financial measures are included in the attached financial tables. The Company's revenue for the full year ended December 31, 2013 totaled $17.5 billion, up 12% compared to $15.7 billion in the prior year.

The fourth quarter conference call may be accessed by telephone at (888)769-8515 (password: AutoNation) at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time or on AutoNation's investor relations website at investors.autonation.com.

The webcast will also be available on AutoNation's website under "Events & Presentations" following the call. A playback of the conference call will be available after 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time on January 30, 2014 through February 04, 2014 by calling 800-839-1117 (password 75300).

(1)  AutoNation has three operating segments: Domestic, Import and Premium Luxury.  The Domestic segment is comprised of stores that sell vehicles manufactured by General Motors, Ford and Chrysler; the Import segment is comprised of stores that sell vehicles manufactured primarily by Toyota, Honda, Nissan, and Hyundai; and the Premium Luxury segment is comprised of stores that sell vehicles manufactured primarily by Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Lexus, and Audi. 

(2)  Segment income for each of our segments is defined as operating income less floorplan interest expense.

About AutoNation, Inc. AutoNation is transforming the automotive retail industry through bold leadership.  We deliver a superior automotive retail experience through our customer-focused sales and service processes.  Owning and operating 269 new vehicle franchises, which sell 33 new vehicle brands across 15 states, AutoNation is America's largest automotive retailer, with state-of-the-art operations and the ability to leverage economies of scale that benefit the customer.  As an indication of our leadership position in our industry, AutoNation is a component of the S&P 500 Index.

Please visit investors.autonation.com, www.autonation.com, www.twitter.com/autonation, www.twitter.com/CEOMikeJackson, www.facebook.com/autonation, and www.facebook.com/CEOMikeJackson, where AutoNation discloses additional information about the Company, its business, and its results of operations.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements other than statements of historical fact are, or may be deemed to be, forward-looking statements. Words such as "anticipates," "expects," "intends," "goals," "plans," "believes," "continues," "may," "will," and variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. Statements regarding our expectations for the future performance of our franchises and the automotive retail industry, as well as statements that describe our objectives, goals, or plans, are forward-looking statements. Our forward-looking statements reflect our current expectations concerning future results and events, and they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that are difficult to predict and may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance and achievements expressed or implied by these statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors include, among others: our ability to integrate successfully acquired and awarded franchises and to attain planned sales volumes within our expected time frames; economic conditions generally; conditions in the credit markets and changes in interest rates; the success and financial viability of vehicle manufacturers and distributors with which we hold franchises; factors affecting our goodwill and other intangible asset impairment testing; natural disasters and other adverse weather events; restrictions imposed by vehicle manufacturers; the resolution of legal and administrative proceedings; regulatory factors affecting our business; and other factors described in our news releases and filings made under the securities laws, including, among others, our Annual Reports on Form 10-K, our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and our Current Reports on Form 8-K.  Forward-looking statements contained in this news release speak only as of the date of this news release, and we undertake no obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES This press release and the attached financial tables contain certain non-GAAP financial measures as defined under SEC rules, such as adjusted net income and earnings per share from continuing operations, which exclude certain items disclosed in the attached financial tables. As required by SEC rules, the Company provides reconciliations of these measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measures. The Company believes that these non-GAAP financial measures improve the transparency of the Company's disclosure, provide a meaningful presentation of the Company's results from its core business operations excluding the impact of items not related to the Company's ongoing core business operations, and improve the period-to-period comparability of the Company's results from its core business operations.

 

AUTONATION, INC. 

UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED INCOME STATEMENTS

(In millions, except per share data)

Three Months Ended December 31,

Twelve Months Ended December 31,

2013

2012

2013

2012

Revenue:

New vehicle

$               2,636.7

$               2,475.3

$               9,949.6

$               8,906.2

Used vehicle

1,016.5

911.7

4,127.4

3,714.3

Parts and service

651.1

600.0

2,597.4

2,399.2

Finance and insurance, net

169.6

148.9

674.0

571.2

Other

50.0

36.3

169.2

76.6

Total revenue

4,523.9

4,172.2

17,517.6

15,667.5

Cost of sales:

New vehicle

2,466.6

2,320.0

9,333.2

8,326.7

Used vehicle

937.4

843.4

3,797.7

3,415.1

Parts and service

374.9

347.4

1,491.6

1,391.2

Other

41.8

28.8

135.2

48.3

Total cost of sales

3,820.7

3,539.6

14,757.7

13,181.3

Gross profit

703.2

632.6

2,759.9

2,486.2

Selling, general and administrative expenses

482.5

442.0

1,935.0

1,749.3

Depreciation and amortization

25.2

22.4

95.3

87.3

Franchise rights impairment

-

-

-

4.2

Other expenses (income), net

(7.3)

(0.5)

(10.7)

0.1

Operating income

202.8

168.7

740.3

645.3

Non-operating income (expense) items:

Floorplan interest expense

(14.2)

(12.6)

(53.4)

(45.5)

Other interest expense

(21.7)

(21.7)

(88.3)

(86.9)

Interest income

-

0.1

0.2

0.3

Other income, net

3.4

0.5

5.6

3.6

Income from continuing operations before income taxes

170.3

135.0

604.4

516.8

Income tax provision

60.6

52.1

228.6

199.5

Net income from continuing operations

109.7

82.9

375.8

317.3

Income (loss) from discontinued operations, net of income taxes

(0.3)

0.3

(0.9)

(0.9)

Net income

$                  109.4

$                     83.2

$                  374.9

$                  316.4

Diluted earnings (loss) per share*:

Continuing operations

$                     0.89

$                     0.67

$                     3.05

$                     2.52

Discontinued operations

$                          -

$                          -

$                   (0.01)

$                   (0.01)

Net income

$                     0.89

$                     0.67

$                     3.04

$                     2.52

Weighted average common shares outstanding

123.3

123.8

123.3

125.8

Common shares outstanding, net of treasury stock, at period end

120.9

120.9

120.9

120.9

* Earnings per share amounts are calculated discretely and therefore may not add up to the total.

 

 

 AUTONATION, INC. 

 UNAUDITED SUPPLEMENTARY DATA 

 ($ in millions, except per vehicle data) 

Operating Highlights

Three Months Ended December 31,

 Twelve Months Ended December 31, 

2013

2012

$ Variance

% Variance

2013

2012

$ Variance

% Variance

Revenue:

New vehicle

$          2,636.7

$          2,475.3

$             161.4

6.5

$         9,949.6

$         8,906.2

$         1,043.4

11.7

  Retail used vehicle

911.7

787.9

123.8

15.7

3,697.9

3,230.0

467.9

14.5

  Wholesale

104.8

123.8

(19.0)

(15.3)

429.5

484.3

(54.8)

(11.3)

Used vehicle

1,016.5

911.7

104.8

11.5

4,127.4

3,714.3

413.1

11.1

Finance and insurance, net

169.6

148.9

20.7

13.9

674.0

571.2

102.8

18.0

Total variable operations

3,822.8

3,535.9

286.9

8.1

14,751.0

13,191.7

1,559.3

11.8

Parts and service

651.1

600.0

51.1

8.5

2,597.4

2,399.2

198.2

8.3

Other

50.0

36.3

13.7

169.2

76.6

92.6

Total revenue

$          4,523.9

$          4,172.2

$             351.7

8.4

$       17,517.6

$       15,667.5

$         1,850.1

11.8

Gross profit:

New vehicle

$             170.1

$             155.3

$               14.8

9.5

$            616.4

$            579.5

$             36.9

6.4

  Retail used vehicle

78.1

67.6

10.5

15.5

325.2

293.7

31.5

10.7

  Wholesale

1.0

0.7

0.3

4.5

5.5

(1.0)

Used vehicle

79.1

68.3

10.8

15.8

329.7

299.2

30.5

10.2

Finance and insurance

169.6

148.9

20.7

13.9

674.0

571.2

102.8

18.0

Total variable operations

418.8

372.5

46.3

12.4

1,620.1

1,449.9

170.2

11.7

Parts and service

276.2

252.6

23.6

9.3

1,105.8

1,008.0

97.8

9.7

Other

8.2

7.5

0.7

34.0

28.3

5.7

Total gross profit

703.2

632.6

70.6

11.2

2,759.9

2,486.2

273.7

11.0

Selling, general and administrative expenses

482.5

442.0

(40.5)

(9.2)

1,935.0

1,749.3

(185.7)

(10.6)

Depreciation and amortization

25.2

22.4

(2.8)

95.3

87.3

(8.0)

Franchise rights impairment

-

-

-

-

4.2

4.2

Other expenses (income), net

(7.3)

(0.5)

6.8

(10.7)

0.1

10.8

 Operating income 

202.8

168.7

34.1

20.2

740.3

645.3

95.0

14.7

Non-operating income (expense) items:

Floorplan interest expense

(14.2)

(12.6)

(1.6)

(53.4)

(45.5)

(7.9)

Other interest expense

(21.7)

(21.7)

-

(88.3)

(86.9)

(1.4)

Interest income

-

0.1

(0.1)

0.2

0.3

(0.1)

Other income, net

3.4

0.5

2.9

5.6

3.6

2.0

Income from continuing operations before income taxes

$             170.3

$             135.0

$               35.3

26.1

$            604.4

$            516.8

$             87.6

17.0

Retail vehicle unit sales:

New 

74,468

70,931

3,537

5.0

292,922

267,784

25,138

9.4

Used

49,292

42,960

6,332

14.7

204,572

180,955

23,617

13.1

123,760

113,891

9,869

8.7

497,494

448,739

48,755

10.9

Revenue per vehicle retailed:

New 

$           35,407

$           34,897

$                510

1.5

$          33,967

$          33,259

$              708

2.1

Used

$           18,496

$           18,340

$                156

0.9

$          18,076

$          17,850

$              226

1.3

Gross profit per vehicle retailed:

New 

$             2,284

$             2,189

$                  95

4.3

$            2,104

$            2,164

$               (60)

(2.8)

Used

$             1,584

$             1,574

$                  10

0.6

$            1,590

$            1,623

$               (33)

(2.0)

Finance and insurance

$             1,370

$             1,307

$                  63

4.8

$            1,355

$            1,273

$                82

6.4

Total variable operations(1)

$             3,376

$             3,265

$                111

3.4

$            3,247

$            3,219

$                28

0.9

Operating Percentages

 Three Months Ended December 31, 

 Twelve Months Ended December 31, 

2013 (%)

2012 (%)

2013 (%)

2012 (%)

Revenue mix percentages:

New vehicle

58.3

59.3

56.8

56.8

Used vehicle

22.5

21.9

23.6

23.7

Parts and service

14.4

14.4

14.8

15.3

Finance and insurance, net

3.7

3.6

3.8

3.6

Other

1.1

0.8

1.0

0.6

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Gross profit mix percentages:

New vehicle

24.2

24.5

22.3

23.3

Used vehicle

11.2

10.8

11.9

12.0

Parts and service

39.3

39.9

40.1

40.5

Finance and insurance

24.1

23.5

24.4

23.0

Other

1.2

1.3

1.3

1.2

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Operating items as a percentage of revenue:

Gross profit:

   New vehicle

6.5

6.3

6.2

6.5

   Used vehicle - retail

8.6

8.6

8.8

9.1

   Parts and service

42.4

42.1

42.6

42.0

   Total

15.5

15.2

15.8

15.9

Selling, general and administrative expenses

10.7

10.6

11.0

11.2

Operating income

4.5

4.0

4.2

4.1

Operating items as a percentage of total gross profit:

Selling, general and administrative expenses

68.6

69.9

70.1

70.4

Operating income

28.8

26.7

26.8

26.0

(1)

Total variable operations gross profit per vehicle retailed is calculated by dividing the sum of new vehicle, retail used vehicle, and finance and insurance gross profit by total retail vehicle unit sales.

 

 

 

 AUTONATION, INC. 

 UNAUDITED SUPPLEMENTARY DATA 

 ($ in millions) 

Segment Operating Highlights

Three Months Ended December 31,

 Twelve Months Ended December 31, 

2013

2012

$ Variance

% Variance

2013

2012

$ Variance

% Variance

Revenue:

Domestic

$            1,450.8

$            1,322.4

$               128.4

9.7

$            5,835.3

$            5,131.6

$               703.7

13.7

Import

1,546.5

1,461.8

84.7

5.8

6,375.0

5,827.5

547.5

9.4

Premium luxury

1,489.6

1,351.3

138.3

10.2

5,152.3

4,553.3

599.0

13.2

    Total segment revenue

4,486.9

4,135.5

351.4

8.5

17,362.6

15,512.4

1,850.2

11.9

Corporate and other

37.0

36.7

0.3

0.8

155.0

155.1

(0.1)

(0.1)

    Total consolidated revenue

$            4,523.9

$            4,172.2

$               351.7

8.4

$          17,517.6

$          15,667.5

$            1,850.1

11.8

Segment income*

Domestic

$                 57.7

$                 54.2

$                  3.5

6.5

$               246.6

$               209.4

$                 37.2

17.8

Import

63.5

59.8

3.7

6.2

280.1

257.9

22.2

8.6

Premium luxury

102.7

80.4

22.3

27.7

321.4

270.4

51.0

18.9

    Total segment income

223.9

194.4

29.5

15.2

848.1

737.7

110.4

15.0

Corporate and other

(35.3)

(38.3)

3.0

(161.2)

(137.9)

(23.3)

Add:  Floorplan interest expense

14.2

12.6

1.6

53.4

45.5

7.9

Operating income

$               202.8

$               168.7

$                 34.1

20.2

$               740.3

$               645.3

$                 95.0

14.7

* Segment income for each of our segments is defined as operating income less floorplan interest expense

Retail new vehicle unit sales:

Domestic

23,387

21,862

1,525

7.0

96,229

85,947

10,282

12.0

Import

34,943

33,581

1,362

4.1

143,325

133,912

9,413

7.0

Premium luxury

16,138

15,488

650

4.2

53,368

47,925

5,443

11.4

74,468

70,931

3,537

5.0

292,922

267,784

25,138

9.4

Brand Mix - New Vehicle Retail Units Sold

 Three Months Ended December 31, 

 Twelve Months Ended December 31, 

2013 (%)

2012 (%)

2013 (%)

2012 (%)

Domestic:

   Ford, Lincoln

16.5

17.1

17.5

17.5

   Chevrolet, Buick, Cadillac, GMC

9.8

10.0

10.2

10.8

   Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge

5.1

3.7

5.2

3.8

     Domestic total

31.4

30.8

32.9

32.1

Import:

   Honda

11.0

11.0

11.6

11.5

   Toyota

18.6

19.7

19.6

20.5

   Nissan

10.1

10.2

10.5

11.2

   Other imports

7.2

6.5

7.2

6.8

     Import total

46.9

47.4

48.9

50.0

Premium Luxury:

   Mercedes-Benz

9.9

10.2

7.8

8.1

   BMW

5.6

6.0

4.9

4.8

   Lexus

2.8

2.7

2.3

2.2

   Audi

1.3

0.9

1.2

0.8

   Other premium luxury (Land Rover, Porsche)

2.1

2.0

2.0

2.0

     Premium Luxury total

21.7

21.8

18.2

17.9

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

 

 

 AUTONATION, INC. 

 UNAUDITED SUPPLEMENTARY DATA, Continued 

 ($ in millions) 

Capital Expenditures / Stock Repurchases

 Three Months Ended December 31, 

 Twelve Months Ended December 31, 

2013

2012

2013

2012

Capital expenditures(1)

$                   67.2

$                   60.8

$                 207.2

$                 183.6

Cash paid for acquisitions (2)

$                   15.0

$                 141.6

$                   87.9

$                 141.6

Proceeds from exercises of stock options

$                     2.2

$                     9.9

$                   22.7

$                   32.0

Stock repurchases:

Aggregate purchase price

$                   48.6

$                   49.0

$                   53.5

$                 580.6

Shares repurchased (in millions)

1.0

1.3

1.1

16.6

Floorplan Assistance and Expense

 Three Months Ended December 31, 

 Twelve Months Ended December 31, 

2013

2012

 Variance 

2013

2012

 Variance 

Floorplan assistance earned (included in cost of sales)

$                   25.6

$                   19.0

$                    6.6

$                   92.7

$                   73.5

$                   19.2

New vehicle floorplan interest expense

(13.8)

(12.1)

(1.7)

(51.2)

(43.7)

(7.5)

Net new vehicle inventory carrying benefit

$                   11.8

$                    6.9

$                    4.9

$                   41.5

$                   29.8

$                   11.7

Balance Sheet and Other Highlights

December 31, 2013

December 31, 2012

Cash and cash equivalents

$                   69.2

$                   69.7

Inventory

$              2,827.2

$              2,396.9

Total floorplan notes payable

$              3,029.0

$              2,540.2

Non-vehicle debt

$              1,839.9

$              2,096.1

Equity

$              2,061.7

$              1,688.5

New days supply (industry standard of selling

days)(3)

 62 days 

 54 days 

Used days supply (trailing calendar month days) 

 35 days 

 35 days 

Key Credit Agreement Covenant Compliance Calculations

Ratio of funded indebtedness/

Adjusted EBITDA

 2.25x 

Covenant

less than

 3.75x 

Ratio of funded indebtedness including floorplan/

Total capitalization including floorplan

57.6%

Covenant

less than

65.0%

(1)

Includes accrued construction in progress and excludes property acquired under capital leases

(2)

Excludes capital leases and deferred purchase price commitments

(3)

As of December 31, 2013, we have revised our method of calculating new vehicle days supply to exclude fleet sales and in-transit inventory. We have revised prior periods to conform to our revised method of calculation.

 

 

 

 AUTONATION, INC. 

 UNAUDITED SUPPLEMENTARY DATA, Continued 

 ($ in millions, except per share data) 

Comparable Basis Reconciliations*

Three Months Ended December 31,

 Net Income 

 Diluted Earnings Per Share** 

2013

2012

2013

2012

As reported

$                  109.4

$                    83.2

$                    0.89

$                    0.67

Discontinued operations, net of income taxes

0.3

(0.3)

$                          -

$                          -

From continuing operations, as reported

109.7

82.9

$                    0.89

$                    0.67

Net gain related to property dispositions

(4.5)

-

$                   (0.04)

$                          -

Income tax adjustment

(3.4)

-

$                   (0.03)

$                          -

Adjusted 

$                  101.8

$                    82.9

$                    0.83

$                    0.67

Twelve Months Ended December 31,

 Net Income 

 Diluted Earnings Per Share** 

2013

2012

2013

2012

As reported

$                  374.9

$                  316.4

$                    3.04

$                    2.52

Discontinued operations, net of income taxes

0.9

0.9

$                    0.01

$                    0.01

From continuing operations, as reported

375.8

317.3

$                    3.05

$                    2.52

Net gain related to property dispositions

(4.5)

-

$                   (0.04)

$                          -

Income tax adjustment

(3.4)

-

$                   (0.03)

$                          -

Franchise rights impairment

-

2.6

$                          -

$                    0.02

Adjusted 

$                  367.9

$                  319.9

$                    2.98

$                    2.54

*

Please refer to the "Non-GAAP Financial Measures" section of the Press Release.

**

Diluted earnings per share amounts are calculated discretely and therefore may not add up to the total.

 

 

 AUTONATION, INC. 

 UNAUDITED SAME STORE DATA 

 ($ in millions, except per vehicle data) 

Operating Highlights

Three Months Ended December 31,

 Twelve Months Ended December 31, 

2013

2012

$ Variance

% Variance

2013

2012

$ Variance

% Variance

Revenue:

New vehicle

$           2,520.6

$           2,465.4

$               55.2

2.2

$           9,551.3

$           8,896.4

$              654.9

7.4

  Retail used vehicle

871.9

784.9

87.0

11.1

3,554.5

3,227.0

327.5

10.1

  Wholesale

100.5

123.3

(22.8)

(18.5)

411.3

483.8

(72.5)

(15.0)

Used vehicle

972.4

908.2

64.2

7.1

3,965.8

3,710.8

255.0

6.9

Finance and insurance, net

163.1

148.4

14.7

9.9

651.6

570.6

81.0

14.2

Total variable operations

3,656.1

3,522.0

134.1

3.8

14,168.7

13,177.8

990.9

7.5

Parts and service

628.5

599.2

29.3

4.9

2,520.6

2,398.4

122.2

5.1

Other

45.3

36.4

8.9

152.4

76.6

75.8

Total revenue

$           4,329.9

$           4,157.6

$              172.3

4.1

$         16,841.7

$         15,652.8

$           1,188.9

7.6

Gross profit:

New vehicle

$              163.1

$              154.6

$                 8.5

5.5

$              591.1

$              578.9

$               12.2

2.1

  Retail used vehicle

75.4

67.3

8.1

12.0

314.9

293.4

21.5

7.3

  Wholesale

0.9

0.7

0.2

4.4

5.5

(1.1)

Used vehicle

76.3

68.0

8.3

12.2

319.3

298.9

20.4

6.8

Finance and insurance

163.1

148.4

14.7

9.9

651.6

570.6

81.0

14.2

Total variable operations

402.5

371.0

31.5

8.5

1,562.0

1,448.4

113.6

7.8

Parts and service

266.3

252.3

14.0

5.5

1,072.0

1,007.6

64.4

6.4

Other

8.3

7.6

0.7

33.7

28.4

5.3

Total gross profit

$              677.1

$              630.9

$               46.2

7.3

$           2,667.7

$           2,484.4

$              183.3

7.4

Retail vehicle unit sales:

New 

71,149

70,684

465

0.7

281,664

267,537

14,127

5.3

Used

47,174

42,847

4,327

10.1

197,233

180,842

16,391

9.1

118,323

113,531

4,792

4.2

478,897

448,379

30,518

6.8

Revenue per vehicle retailed:

New 

$            35,427

$            34,879

$                548

1.6

$            33,910

$            33,253

$                657

2.0

Used

$            18,483

$            18,319

$                164

0.9

$            18,022

$            17,844

$                178

1.0

Gross profit per vehicle retailed:

New 

$              2,292

$              2,187

$                105

4.8

$              2,099

$              2,164

$                 (65)

(3.0)

Used

$              1,598

$              1,571

$                  27

1.7

$              1,597

$              1,622

$                 (25)

(1.5)

Finance and insurance

$              1,378

$              1,307

$                  71

5.4

$              1,361

$              1,273

$                  88

6.9

Total variable operations(1)

$              3,394

$              3,262

$                132

4.0

$              3,252

$              3,218

$                  34

1.1

Operating Percentages

 Three Months Ended December 31, 

 Twelve Months Ended December 31, 

2013 (%)

2012 (%)

2013 (%)

2012 (%)

Revenue mix percentages:

New vehicle

58.2

59.3

56.7

56.8

Used vehicle

22.5

21.8

23.5

23.7

Parts and service

14.5

14.4

15.0

15.3

Finance and insurance, net

3.8

3.6

3.9

3.6

Other

1.0

0.9

0.9

0.6

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Gross profit mix percentages:

New vehicle

24.1

24.5

22.2

23.3

Used vehicle

11.3

10.8

12.0

12.0

Parts and service

39.3

40.0

40.2

40.6

Finance and insurance

24.1

23.5

24.4

23.0

Other

1.2

1.2

1.2

1.1

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Operating items as a percentage of revenue:

Gross profit:

   New vehicle

6.5

6.3

6.2

6.5

   Used vehicle - retail

8.6

8.6

8.9

9.1

   Parts and service

42.4

42.1

42.5

42.0

   Total

15.6

15.2

15.8

15.9

(1)

Total variable operations gross profit per vehicle retailed is calculated by dividing the sum of new vehicle, retail used vehicle, and finance and insurance gross profit by total retail vehicle unit sales.

 

SOURCE AutoNation, Inc.



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