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Analyzing Lithia Motors’s leverage and liquidity profile
The combined entities of Lithia Motors and DCH Auto Group are expected to generate free cash flow of $135 million in 2015.
Lithia Motors, DCH Auto Group create a powerhouse auto retailer
In October 2014, Lithia completed its acquisition of DCH Auto Group for an estimated price of $669.5 million.
Analyzing Lithia’s throughput contribution and earnings
Lithia’s income from operations in the nine months ending September 30, 2014, was $165.9 million, up from $137.9 million in the previous year.
Understanding Lithia Motors’s Finance and Insurance business
Lithia’s same-store revenue grew 16.9% year-over-year to $120.4 million in the nine months ending September 30, 2014, driven by increased vehicle sales.