TITLE

Climate turns chilly for dealer stock offerings

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Donna
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Automotive News;9/27/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5839, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that investors are concerned about the lackluster stock market performances of publicly held automobile dealerships in the United States. Auto dealerships that went public in 1999; Auto chains that cancelled their planned initial public offerings; Factors that will bring back investor confidence in publicly held dealerships. INSET: Some are finding bond market friendly.
ACCESSION #
2340017

 

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