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Last $37.55 USD
Change Today -0.22 / -0.58%
Volume 665.2K
KAR On Other Exchanges
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As of 8:04 PM 05/22/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

kar auction services inc (KAR) Key Developments

KAR Auction Services, Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on July 2, 2015

KAR Auction Services, Inc. announced a cash dividend of $0.27 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on July 2, 2015, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on June 24, 2015.

KAR Auction Services, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Financial Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

KAR Auction Services, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $632.4 million as compared with $583.8 million for the first quarter of 2014, an increase of 8%. Adjusted EBITDA increased 10% to $162.2 million, as compared with $147.1 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. Net income increased 163% to $54.5 million, or $0.38 per diluted share, as compared with net income of $20.7 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2014. Adjusted net income per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 increased 2% to $0.42 versus adjusted net income per diluted share of $0.41 for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. Operating profit was $107.9 million against $84.4 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $89.1 million against $30.5 million a year ago. EBITDA was $160.9 million against $102.7 million a year ago. Adjusted net income was $61.0 million against $58.3 million a year ago. The company continues to expect 2015 adjusted EBITDA of $630 million - $660 million. The company also expects net income per share of $1.40 - $1.55 and adjusted net income per share of $1.60 - $1.75, assuming a 2015 effective tax rate of approximately 38%. Adjusted net income per share for 2015 represents GAAP net income per diluted share excluding excess depreciation and amortization resulting from the 2007 merger, net of taxes. Additionally, the company expects 2015 cash taxes of approximately $130 million - $135 million, cash interest on corporate debt of approximately $60 million and capital expenditures of approximately $115 million. This would result in free cash flow before dividend payments of approximately $325 million - $350 million or $2.27 - $2.45 per share.

KAR Auction Services, Inc. Presents at Barrington Research Spring Investment Conference, May-13-2015

KAR Auction Services, Inc. Presents at Barrington Research Spring Investment Conference, May-13-2015 . Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, 120 East Delaware Place, Chicago, IL 60611, United States.

KAR Auction Services, Inc. to Report Q1, 2015 Results on May 05, 2015

KAR Auction Services, Inc. announced that they will report Q1, 2015 results on May 05, 2015

KAR Auction Services, Inc., Q1 2015 Earnings Call, May 06, 2015

KAR Auction Services, Inc., Q1 2015 Earnings Call, May 06, 2015

 

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