About Advance Auto Parts
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. provides automotive aftermarket parts in North America, serving do-it-for-me (commercial) and do-it-yourself (DIY), customers, as well as independently owned operators. The Company's stores and branches offer a selection of brand name, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and private label automotive replacement parts, accessories, batteries and maintenance items for domestic and imported cars, vans, sport utility vehicles and light and heavy duty trucks. The Company also offers other miscellaneous offerings, including e-services. The Company operates approximately 5,170 total stores and over 120 branches, which operate in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands under the names Advance Auto Parts, Autopart International (AI), Carquest and Worldpac. The Company serves its commercial customers and DIY customers through various channels ranging from traditional brick and mortar store locations to self-serving e-commerce sites.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Retail/Wholesale
- Industry: Auto Parts Stores
- Sub-Industry: Automotive Retail
- Exchange: NYSE
- Symbol: AAP
- CUSIP: 00751Y10
- Previous Close: $157.33
- 50 Day Moving Average: $165.59
- 200 Day Moving Average: $159.21
- 52-Week Range: $132.98 - $177.83
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.20
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.83
- P/E Growth: 1.75
- Market Cap: $11.51B
- Outstanding Shares: 73,684,000
- Beta: 1.1
- Net Margins: 4.75%
- Return on Equity: 20.42%
- Return on Assets: 6.53%
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- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.37%
- Current Ratio: 1.37%
- Quick Ratio: 0.24%
What is Advance Auto Parts' stock symbol?
Advance Auto Parts trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AAP."
How often does Advance Auto Parts pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Advance Auto Parts?
Advance Auto Parts announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Friday, April 7th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.15%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 22nd.
Where is Advance Auto Parts' stock going? Where will Advance Auto Parts' stock price be in 2017?
22 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Advance Auto Parts' stock. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $215.00. On average, they expect Advance Auto Parts' share price to reach $173.18 in the next twelve months.
When will Advance Auto Parts announce their earnings?
Advance Auto Parts is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May, 17th 2017.
What are analysts saying about Advance Auto Parts stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Advance Auto Parts stock:
- Wedbush analysts commented, "In 4Q16, AAP delivered its best same store sales growth since 4Q10. While weather and a calendar shift helped, the underlying improvement indicates material progress driving sales through key initiatives around availability and service, customer-first essentials for success in DIY auto. EPS of $1.00 missed consensus $1.08 and our $1.12 as margins fell short of plan due primarily to discrete cost items that were higher than expected. That said, the company has clear plans to tackle these and many others costs to drive productivity. This visibility, combined with key internal and external metrics inflecting positively, points to improving performance through 2017 and beyond. We tweak our estimates, raise our price target from $175 to $185 and reiterate our OUTPERFORM rating." (2/22/2017)
According to Zacks Investment Research, "Advance Auto Parts has outperformed the Zacks-categorized Retail/Wholesale-Auto Parts industry so far this year. The company remains focused on expanding the number of stores as well as reducing SG&A expenses to boost profits. Moreover, the increasing average age of vehicles is expected to further benefit the company." (1/17/2017)
Argus analysts commented, "We are maintaining our one-year target at $185. We continue to see upside for the shares. We are very confident that Mr." (8/31/2016)
Who owns Advance Auto Parts stock?
Advance Auto Parts' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.81%), Scharf Investments LLC (1.73%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.58%), FMR LLC (1.26%), Marble Arch Investments LP (1.07%) and Fir Tree Inc. (0.94%). Company insiders that own Advance Auto Parts stock include Bob Hok-Hei Chong, Charles E Tyson, Eugene I Lee Jr, Gilbert T Ray, Jeffrey C Smith, Jill A Livesay, John F Bergstrom, John Francis Ferraro, Kenneth Poon, Michael A Norona, Reuben E Slone, Robert B Cushing, Tammy M Finley, Thomas Greco and William Harrison Carter.
Who sold Advance Auto Parts stock? Who is selling Advance Auto Parts stock?
Advance Auto Parts' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fir Tree Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, Bessemer Group Inc., Nokota Management LP, Putnam Investments LLC, Scharf Investments LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC and Falcon Edge Capital LP. Company insiders that have sold Advance Auto Parts stock in the last year include Charles E Tyson, Jill A Livesay, Tammy M Finley and William Harrison Carter.
Who bought Advance Auto Parts stock? Who is buying Advance Auto Parts stock?
Advance Auto Parts' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP, NWQ Investment Management Company LLC, State Street Corp, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., FMR LLC, Capital Guardian Trust Co. and Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have bought Advance Auto Parts stock in the last two years include Bob Hok-Hei Chong, Charles E Tyson, Eugene I Lee Jr, Jeffrey C Smith, John F Bergstrom, John Francis Ferraro, Kenneth Poon, Reuben E Slone, Robert B Cushing and Thomas Greco.
How do I buy Advance Auto Parts stock?
Shares of Advance Auto Parts can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How much does a share of Advance Auto Parts stock cost?
One share of Advance Auto Parts stock can currently be purchased for approximately $156.94.