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LAD Lithia Motors

Filed: 21 Apr 21, 9:01am

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

April 21, 2021
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)

LITHIA MOTORS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Oregon001-1473393-0572810
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)(Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
   
150 N. Bartlett StreetMedfordOregon97501
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
(541) 776-6401
Registrant's telephone number, including area code

Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A common stock without par valueLADThe 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 April 21, 2021 Lithia Motors, Inc. issued a press release announcing financial results for the first quarter of 2021. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1

Item 8.01. Other Events

On April 21, 2021, Lithia Motors, Inc. announced a $0.35 per share cash dividend, to be paid on May 21, 2021 to shareholders of record as of May 7, 2021.

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

(d) Exhibits    
Press Release of Lithia Motors, Inc. dated April 21, 2021
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).




SIGNATURE

      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.
Dated:April 21, 2021LITHIA MOTORS, INC.
By:/s/ Tina Miller
Tina Miller
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer