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Last $38.59 USD
Change Today +0.92 / 2.44%
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kar auction services inc (KAR) Details

KAR Auction Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides vehicle auction services in North America. It operates in three segments: ADESA Auctions, IAA, and AFC. The ADESA Auctions segment offers whole car auctions and related services to the vehicle remarketing industry through online auctions and auction facilities. It also provides value-added services, such as auction related, transportation, reconditioning, inspection, title and repossession administration and remarketing, and analytical services. This segment sells its products and services through vehicle manufacturers, rental car companies, and finance companies. The IAA segment offers salvage vehicle auctions and related services that facilitate the remarketing of vehicles for a range of sellers, including insurance companies, dealerships, rental car companies, fleet lease companies, and charitable organizations. This segment also provides title management, vehicle inspection center, and transportation and towing services. The AFC segment offers floorplan financing, a short-term inventory-secured financing, to independent used vehicle dealers. As of December 31, 2014, the company had a network of 65 whole car auction and 168 salvage auction locations. The company was formerly known as KAR Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to KAR Auction Services, Inc. in November 2009. KAR Auction Services, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Carmel, Indiana.

9,450 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/18/15
Founded in 2006

kar auction services inc (KAR) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $900.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $442.5K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $523.4K
Chief Executive Officer of ADESA and Presiden...
Total Annual Compensation: $434.4K
Chief Client Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $510.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

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.


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