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: April 24, 2019
(Date of earliest event reported)
Lithia Motors, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
150 N. Bartlett St, Medford, OR
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if changed since last report)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On April 24, 2019 Lithia Motors, Inc. issued a press release announcing financial results for the first quarter of 2019. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1
Item 8.01. Other Events
On April 24, 2019, Lithia Motors, Inc. announced a $0.30 per share cash dividend, to be paid on May 24, 2019 to shareholders of record as of May 10, 2019.
The information furnished in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, 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 liability of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
99.1 Press Release of Lithia Motors, Inc. dated April 24, 2019
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 hereunto duly authorized.
April 24, 2019
LITHIA MOTORS, INC.
/s/ Tina Miller
Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
Press Release of Lithia Motors, Inc. dated April 24, 2019