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Avis stock rallies as company expects still-strong Q1 sales

Shares of Avis Budget Group Inc. rose more than 7% in the extended session Wednesday after the rental-car company said it expects first-quarter sales modestly below consensus, thanks to a busy January and February. Avis said it expects first-quarter sales between $1.7 billion and $1.8 billion, and a GAAP net loss between $155 million and $165 million for the quarter. It called for adjusted loss between $85 million and $95 million, which would compare with an adjusted loss of $1 million in the first quarter of 2019. Analysts polled by FactSet expect the car-rental company to report an adjusted loss of $1.57 a share on sales of $1.9 billion in the quarter. The company said its January and February sales were “exceptionally strong” and that 2020 had potential to be a record year before the mid-March

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