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Penske's (PAG) McCoy Buyout to Add $200M to Annual Revenues

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Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (PAG - Free Report) recently acquired McCoy Freightliner, a retailer of medium and heavy-duty commercial trucks, located in Oregon. Roughly $200 million in annualized revenues is expected to be generated from the acquisition. The buyout seeks to scale up the company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Premier Truck Group.

The acquisition of McCoy will add two full-service dealerships located in Portland and Salem, OR, and a remarketing center in Portland to Premier Group's existing operations.

Premier Group is enthusiastic about the McCoy buyout as it is set to potentially expand its reach to the Pacific Northwest while improving its customer service and building up operations.

Premium Truck Group operates 37 North American commercial trucks in locations, including Texas, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Georgia, Utah, Idaho and Ontario, Canada, which are expected to bring home $2.5 billion in annual revenues.

Notably, the completion of retail automotive and commercial truck dealerships has added around $1.1 billion in expected annualized revenues for Penske, year to date.

In another recent development, Penske opened its eighth U.S.-based CarShop location in Scottsdale, ARI. The new facility is the company’s latest expansion as a global brand in car purchase and has created 50 jobs in the local community. The location boasts a hassle-free car-buying experience and a fully-equipped service center with certified and expert trainers.

Zacks Rank & Other Key Picks

Penske currently sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

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