SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 8, 2021
Group 1 Automotive, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
800 Gessner, Suite 500
Houston, Texas 77024
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (713) 647-5700
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instructions A.2. below):
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
New York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company. ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On July 8, 2021, Group 1 Automotive, Inc., a Delaware corporation, issued a press release announcing its revised outlook for its expected earnings per diluted share for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021.
A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1, the contents of which are incorporated in this Item 2.02 by reference.
As provided in General Instructions B.2. of Form 8-K, the information in this Item 2.02 (including the portion of the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 incorporated by reference in this Item 2.02) shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press Release of Group 1 Automotive, Inc., dated as of July 8, 2021.
Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Group 1 Automotive, Inc.
Date: July 12, 2021
/s/ Daniel J. McHenry
Name: Daniel J. McHenry
Title: Sr. Vice President & Chief Financial Officer