Auto stocks are rallying after US sales top expectations

US auto sales numbers were released Monday, with many companies beating Wall Street’s expectations.

Even though sales numbers were flat compared to May, many of the figures came in higher than expected. This sent many of the auto stocks higher holiday-shortened Monday trade.

Here is a list of the biggest auto companies and their stock’s performance on Monday following the sales numbers release.

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