DALLAS, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SC) (“SC” or the “Company”) today announced net income for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021 (“Q2 2021”) of $1.1 billion, or $3.45 per diluted common share.
The Company has declared a cash dividend of $0.22 per share, to be paid on August 19, 2021, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 9, 2021.
“The second quarter was another exceptional quarter for us thanks to our team’s execution in a highly competitive market. We have positioned SC to benefit from the ongoing tailwinds with consumers and the overall auto industry. Demand for vehicles remains strong, as evidenced by our record originations in the quarter of $10.5 billion, despite the pressure of new vehicle sales due to the chip shortage. For the first time in our Company’s history, we experienced a net recovery for the quarter of $79 million supported by record used car prices. Yesterday we announced an important strategic expansion of our partnership with AutoFi to launch a new digital experience for our dealers and consumers. The economic recovery is underway and we are encouraged by the strength of consumers and our portfolio’s performance. However, the uncertainty with COVID persists and we are mindful of the potential impact going forward as we continue to remain disciplined in our approach. I am very optimistic about our Company’s position in the market, our portfolio and…