Edward Lampert Biography and Net Worth

Major Shareholder of AutoNation

Edward S. Lampert is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Company. He currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ESL, which he founded in April 1988, and the Chief Executive Officer of Transform Holdco LLC. Mr. Lampert previously served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sears Holdings until October 2018. Sears Holdings and certain of its affiliates filed voluntary petitions for relief under chapter 11 of title 11 of the United States Code with the Bankruptcy Court in October 2018. Mr. Lampert also served on the board of AutoNation from 2002 to 2007. Mr. Lampert has extensive experience in business and finance, and he has invested in many retail companies, which qualifies him to serve as a trustee of the Company.

What is Edward S. Lampert's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Edward S. Lampert is at least $1.96 billion as of December 7th, 2023. Mr. Lampert owns 14,397,094 shares of AutoNation stock worth more than $1,961,748,028 as of December 11th. This net worth estimate does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Lampert may own. Learn More about Edward S. Lampert's net worth.

How do I contact Edward S. Lampert?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Lampert and other AutoNation executives is 200 SW 1ST AVE SUITE 1600, FORT LAUDERDALE FL, 33301. AutoNation can also be reached via phone at (954) 769-6000 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on Edward S. Lampert's contact information.

Has Edward S. Lampert been buying or selling shares of AutoNation?

Edward S. Lampert has not been actively trading shares of AutoNation during the past quarter. Most recently, Edward S. Lampert sold 80,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, July 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $178.92, for a transaction totalling $14,313,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 4,887,408 shares of the company's stock, valued at $874,455,039.36. Learn More on Edward S. Lampert's trading history.

Who are AutoNation's active insiders?

AutoNation's insider roster includes James Bender (COO), Rick Burdick (Director), Christopher Cade (CAO), Marc Cannon (EVP), David Edelson (Director), C. Edmunds (EVP), Robert Grusky (Director), Michael Jackson (CEO), Edward Lampert (Major Shareholder), Joseph Lower (CFO), Michael Manley (CEO), and George Mikan, III (Director). Learn More on AutoNation's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of AutoNation?

During the last year, AutoNation insiders bought shares 1 times. They purchased a total of 7,000 shares worth more than $1,014,230.00. During the last year, insiders at the sold shares 24 times. They sold a total of 1,011,726 shares worth more than $138,194,173.76. The most recent insider tranaction occured on August, 21st when Director George Lawrence Mikan III sold 16,771 shares worth more than $2,676,483.89. Insiders at AutoNation own 0.7% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at AutoNation.

Information on this page was last updated on 8/21/2023.

Edward S. Lampert Insider Trading History at AutoNation

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
7/13/2023Sell80,000$178.92$14,313,600.004,887,408View SEC Filing Icon  
7/11/2023Sell11,500$177.60$2,042,400.004,992,388View SEC Filing Icon  
6/13/2023Sell89,344$150.71$13,465,034.245,003,888View SEC Filing Icon  
6/7/2023Sell50,000$145.19$7,259,500.005,093,232View SEC Filing Icon  
5/30/2023Sell55,914$140.76$7,870,454.645,143,232View SEC Filing Icon  
5/5/2023Sell31,477$133.47$4,201,235.195,199,146View SEC Filing Icon  
5/1/2023Sell37,156$137.39$5,104,862.845,230,623View SEC Filing Icon  
4/14/2023Sell17,637$135.01$2,381,171.375,267,779View SEC Filing Icon  
4/3/2023Sell47,239$135.37$6,394,743.435,285,416View SEC Filing Icon  
3/31/2023Sell50,000$133.64$6,682,000.005,332,655View SEC Filing Icon  
2/17/2023Sell51,100$154.79$7,909,769.005,382,655View SEC Filing Icon  
2/14/2023Sell68,038$140.40$9,552,535.205,433,755View SEC Filing Icon  
2/2/2023Sell86,015$139.22$11,975,008.305,501,793View SEC Filing Icon  
1/12/2023Sell7,615$116.18$884,710.705,587,808View SEC Filing Icon  
12/27/2022Sell12,538$107.42$1,346,831.965,694,803View SEC Filing Icon  
12/23/2022Sell71,547$106.95$7,651,951.655,707,341View SEC Filing Icon  
12/21/2022Sell125,000$104.82$13,102,500.005,878,888View SEC Filing Icon  
12/12/2022Sell63,090$117.46$7,410,551.406,003,888View SEC Filing Icon  
12/8/2022Sell62,379$117.92$7,355,731.686,096,978View SEC Filing Icon  
10/12/2022Sell31,925$105.29$3,361,383.256,159,357View SEC Filing Icon  
10/10/2022Sell175,000$102.36$17,913,000.006,239,495View SEC Filing Icon  
10/6/2022Sell50,000$101.51$5,075,500.006,714,495View SEC Filing Icon  
9/28/2022Sell109,630$111.00$12,168,930.006,764,495View SEC Filing Icon  
9/26/2022Sell100,000$106.13$10,613,000.006,955,230View SEC Filing Icon  
9/23/2022Sell60,000$105.23$6,313,800.007,055,230View SEC Filing Icon  
9/21/2022Sell9,496$110.02$1,044,749.927,115,230View SEC Filing Icon  
9/16/2022Sell75,756$110.49$8,370,280.447,124,726View SEC Filing Icon  
9/7/2022Sell36,680$118.83$4,358,684.407,200,482View SEC Filing Icon  
8/22/2022Sell23,942$125.11$2,995,383.627,241,424View SEC Filing Icon  
8/15/2022Sell33,504$124.04$4,155,836.167,265,366View SEC Filing Icon  
8/11/2022Sell150,000$124.61$18,691,500.007,298,870View SEC Filing Icon  
7/27/2022Sell200,000$111.54$22,308,000.007,501,586View SEC Filing Icon  
7/25/2022Sell21,989$120.53$2,650,334.177,701,586View SEC Filing Icon  
7/19/2022Sell5,000$124.72$623,600.007,723,575View SEC Filing Icon  
6/27/2022Sell4,587$117.55$539,201.857,874,558View SEC Filing Icon  
6/14/2022Sell200,617$114.41$22,952,590.977,981,453View SEC Filing Icon  
6/10/2022Sell23,287$120.31$2,801,658.978,182,070View SEC Filing Icon  
6/8/2022Sell38,153$121.78$4,646,272.348,225,959View SEC Filing Icon  
5/25/2022Sell125,000$114.40$14,300,000.008,264,112View SEC Filing Icon  
5/23/2022Sell65,944$107.64$7,098,212.168,460,954View SEC Filing Icon  
5/11/2022Sell1,290$120.56$155,522.408,744,229View SEC Filing Icon  
5/4/2022Sell98,290$125.68$12,353,087.209,072,314View SEC Filing Icon  
4/25/2022Sell60,000$112.75$6,765,000.009,185,604View SEC Filing Icon  
4/22/2022Sell35,355$106.46$3,763,893.309,245,604View SEC Filing Icon  
4/19/2022Sell13,391$108.70$1,455,601.709,280,959View SEC Filing Icon  
4/12/2022Sell200$107.41$21,482.009,294,350View SEC Filing Icon  
4/8/2022Sell80,000$103.18$8,254,400.009,294,550View SEC Filing Icon  
4/6/2022Sell25,000$99.40$2,485,000.009,294,550View SEC Filing Icon  
4/4/2022Sell9,478$101.07$957,941.469,474,550View SEC Filing Icon  
4/1/2022Sell55,358$99.12$5,487,084.969,474,550View SEC Filing Icon  
3/28/2022Sell600$110.03$66,018.00View SEC Filing Icon  
3/25/2022Sell13,210$113.29$1,496,560.90View SEC Filing Icon  
5/17/2021Sell1,968$106.23$209,060.64View SEC Filing Icon  
5/10/2021Sell32,847$105.78$3,474,555.66View SEC Filing Icon  
5/3/2021Sell133,770$103.72$13,874,624.40View SEC Filing Icon  
4/30/2021Sell34,351$103.49$3,554,984.99View SEC Filing Icon  
4/28/2021Sell40,864$103.05$4,211,035.20View SEC Filing Icon  
4/26/2021Sell94,273$103.75$9,780,823.75View SEC Filing Icon  
1/12/2021Sell98,921$76.71$7,588,229.91View SEC Filing Icon  
1/8/2021Sell3,989$76.10$303,562.90View SEC Filing Icon  
1/23/2020Sell214,149$45.08$9,653,836.92View SEC Filing Icon  
1/21/2020Sell173,701$45.41$7,887,762.41View SEC Filing Icon  
1/17/2020Sell44,574$45.73$2,038,369.02View SEC Filing Icon  
9/11/2019Sell71,920$51.96$3,736,963.20View SEC Filing Icon  
7/24/2019Sell1,532,114$47.60$72,928,626.40View SEC Filing Icon  
11/2/2017Sell3,480$55.61$193,522.80View SEC Filing Icon  
1/26/2017Sell4,773$53.32$254,496.36View SEC Filing Icon  
7/17/2015Sell520,183$65.96$34,311,270.68View SEC Filing Icon  
7/15/2015Sell90,985$65.75$5,982,263.75View SEC Filing Icon  
7/2/2015Sell406,625$63.92$25,991,470.00View SEC Filing Icon  
6/22/2015Sell752,508$63.20$47,558,505.60View SEC Filing Icon  
6/17/2015Sell48,046$63.73$3,061,971.58View SEC Filing Icon  
6/11/2015Sell687,972$64.22$44,181,561.84View SEC Filing Icon  
5/11/2015Sell522,352$63.24$33,033,540.48View SEC Filing Icon  
5/7/2015Sell184,899$63.17$11,680,069.83View SEC Filing Icon  
4/27/2015Sell700,864$65.11$45,633,255.04View SEC Filing Icon  
9/8/2014Sell145,422$53.98$7,849,879.56View SEC Filing Icon  
7/24/2014Sell560,839$56.85$31,883,697.15View SEC Filing Icon  
6/10/2014Sell412,908$57.12$23,585,304.96View SEC Filing Icon  
6/5/2014Sell662,020$57.61$38,138,972.20View SEC Filing Icon  
10/30/2013Sell4,604$49.38$227,345.52View SEC Filing Icon  
9/9/2013Sell1,883,027$49.04$92,343,644.08View SEC Filing Icon  
11/2/2012Sell763,507$44.25$33,785,184.75View SEC Filing Icon  
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AutoNation Company Overview

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AutoNation, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Domestic, Import, and Premium Luxury. It offers a range of automotive products and services, including new and used vehicles; and parts and services, such as automotive repair and maintenance, and wholesale parts and collision services. The company also provides automotive finance and insurance products comprising vehicle services and other protection products, as well as arranges finance for vehicle purchases through third-party finance sources. It owns and operates 343 new vehicle franchises from 247 stores located primarily in metropolitan markets in the Sunbelt region, as well as 55 AutoNation-branded collision centers, 13 AutoNation USA used vehicle stores, 4 AutoNation-branded automotive auction operations, and 3 parts distribution centers. AutoNation, Inc. was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Today's Range

Now: $136.26
Low: $135.11
High: $137.98

50 Day Range

MA: $135.37
Low: $127.87
High: $145.99

2 Week Range

Now: $136.26
Low: $99.72
High: $182.08


265,384 shs

Average Volume

637,739 shs

Market Capitalization

$5.79 billion

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