Advance Auto Parts Company Profile (NYSE:AAP)

About Advance Auto Parts

Advance Auto Parts logoAdvance 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
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $157.72
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $165.59
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $159.21
  • 52-Week Range: $132.98 - $177.83
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.38
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.86
  • P/E Growth: 1.75
  • Market Cap: $11.59B
  • Outstanding Shares: 73,638,000
  • Beta: 1.1
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 4.75%
  • Return on Equity: 20.42%
  • Return on Assets: 6.53%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.37%
  • Current Ratio: 1.37%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.24%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 12 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.55)
Consensus Price Target: $173.18 (10.07% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/22/2017BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingSell$120.00View Rating Details
2/22/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweight -> Underweight$120.00 -> $130.00View Rating Details
2/22/2017WedbushBoost Price TargetOutperform -> Outperform$175.00 -> $185.00View Rating Details
1/18/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$185.00 -> $192.00View Rating Details
1/18/2017GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
1/13/2017Bank of America CorpDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
1/11/2017Cleveland ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
12/14/2016Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOverweight$215.00View Rating Details
12/8/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
11/23/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$171.00View Rating Details
11/18/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$150.00 -> $160.00View Rating Details
11/16/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral$165.00 -> $175.00View Rating Details
11/15/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Strong-Buy$180.00View Rating Details
11/15/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$174.00 -> $175.00View Rating Details
11/15/2016Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$174.00 -> $175.00View Rating Details
11/15/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncUpgradeNeutral -> Positive$164.64 -> $166.00View Rating Details
8/31/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$185.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight$180.00View Rating Details
8/17/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$145.00 -> $162.00View Rating Details
5/25/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
5/6/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$181.00View Rating Details
4/15/2016GabelliInitiated CoverageHold$192.00View Rating Details
2/13/2016William BlairReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
12/15/2015BB&T Co.DowngradeBuy -> Hold$150.00View Rating Details
8/5/2015Evercore Partners Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy -> Hold$165.00 -> $179.00View Rating Details
8/5/2015Evercore ISIDowngradeBuy -> Hold$165.00 -> $179.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/17/2017        
2/21/2017Q416$1.09$1.00$2.00 billion$2.08 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/14/2016Q316$1.71$1.73$2.20 billion$2.25 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/16/2016Q216$2.12$1.90$2.24 billion$2.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/19/2016Q116$2.60$2.51$3.02 billion$2.98 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$1.20$1.22$2.06 billion$2.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2015Q315$2.09$1.95$2.33 billion$2.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/13/2015Q215$2.25$2.27$2.38 billion$2.37 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/21/2015Q115$2.50$2.39$3.05 billion$3.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$1.48$1.37$2.29 billion$2.09 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$1.87$1.89$2.29 billion$2.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/14/2014Q214$2.01$2.08$2.32 billion$2.35 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/15/2014Q114$2.16$2.25$2.96 billion$2.97 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$0.78$0.94$1.33 billion$1.41 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$1.41$1.42$1.53 billion$1.52 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$1.48$1.59$1.60 billion$1.55 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/23/2013Q1 2013$1.62$1.65$2.01 billion$2.02 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q4 2012$0.75$0.88$1.33 million$1.33 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$1.21$1.21$1.46 billion$1.46 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2012$1.41$1.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/17/2012$1.82$1.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.74$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2011$1.19$1.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/18/2011$1.38$1.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2011$0.54$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.65 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.81 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20167$2.45$2.71$2.61
Q2 20167$2.08$2.60$2.40
Q3 20166$1.65$2.30$1.81
Q4 20166$1.03$1.24$1.11
Q1 20175$2.19$2.48$2.32
Q2 20175$1.98$2.14$2.05
Q3 20175$1.89$2.02$1.95
Q4 20175$1.10$1.43$1.24
Q1 20183$2.65$2.89$2.76
Q2 20183$2.32$2.39$2.35
Q3 20183$2.18$2.33$2.23
Q4 20183$1.31$1.60$1.50
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP)
Annual Dividend:$0.24
Dividend Yield:0.15%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:3.94% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
3.14% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
2.72% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/21/2017quarterly$0.060.15%3/22/20173/24/20174/7/2017
11/14/2016quarterly$0.060.15%12/21/201612/23/20161/6/2017
8/16/2016quarterly$0.060.15%9/21/20169/23/201610/7/2016
5/19/2016quarterly$0.060.16%6/15/20166/17/20167/1/2016
2/11/2016quarterly$0.060.17%3/16/20163/18/20164/1/2016
11/13/2015quarterly$0.060.15%12/22/201512/24/20151/8/2016
8/13/2015quarterly$0.060.13%9/16/20159/18/201510/2/2015
5/21/2015quarterly$0.060.15%6/17/20156/19/20157/2/2015
2/13/2015quarterly$0.060.16%3/18/20153/20/20154/3/2015
11/6/2014quarterly$0.060.17%12/23/201412/26/20141/9/2015
8/14/2014quarterly$0.060.18%9/17/20149/19/201410/3/2014
5/16/2014quarterly$0.060.2%6/16/20146/18/20147/2/2014
2/7/2014quarterly$0.060.19%3/19/20143/21/20144/4/2014
10/31/2013quarterly$0.060.24%12/18/201312/20/20131/3/2014
8/8/2013quarterly$0.060.29%9/18/20139/20/201310/4/2013
5/23/2013quarterly$0.060.29%6/19/20136/21/20137/5/2013
3/11/2013quarterly$0.060.31%3/20/20133/22/20134/5/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 98.67%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/2/2016Jeffrey C SmithDirectorBuy70,000$158.77$11,113,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016Robert B CushingEVPBuy1,500$156.66$234,990.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016Charles E TysonEVPBuy633$157.75$99,855.75View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Thomas GrecoCEOBuy6,250$159.56$997,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2016John Francis FerraroDirectorBuy500$160.28$80,140.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2016John F BergstromDirectorBuy633$157.61$99,767.13View SEC Filing  
8/18/2016Reuben E SloneDirectorBuy632$157.99$99,849.68View SEC Filing  
6/17/2016Tammy M FinleyEVPSell272$154.29$41,966.88View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016Jeffrey C SmithDirectorBuy397,624$154.84$61,568,100.16View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Thomas GrecoCEOBuy6,700$150.82$1,010,494.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Jeffrey C SmithDirectorBuy100,000$152.88$15,288,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Jeffrey C SmithDirectorBuy400,000$155.68$62,272,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016Jeffrey C SmithDirectorBuy150,000$152.73$22,909,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Charles E TysonEVPSell5,527$149.19$824,573.13View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Jill A LivesayCAOSell3,176$158.72$504,094.72View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016William Harrison CarterSVPSell3,186$158.30$504,343.80View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Charles E TysonEVPSell1,976$152.05$300,450.80View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Gilbert T RayDirectorSell3,532$149.01$526,303.32View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Eugene I Lee JrDirectorBuy1,230$162.80$200,244.00View SEC Filing  
7/3/2015Bob Hok-Hei ChongDirectorBuy8,700$1.65$14,355.00
7/2/2015Kenneth PoonDirectorBuy150,000$1.47$220,770.00
5/22/2015Michael A NoronaCFOSell30,000$160.00$4,800,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Gilbert T RayDirectorSell4,215$148.78$627,107.70View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Tammy M FinleySVPSell2,031$145.71$295,937.01View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Carlos A SaladrigasDirectorSell4,189$146.20$612,431.80View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014Jimmie WadeDirectorSell12,756$126.17$1,609,424.52View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Michael NoronaCFOSell35,000$125.00$4,375,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Sarah PowellSVPSell5,985$124.01$742,199.85View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014William OglesbyDirectorSell18,624$123.61$2,302,112.64View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013Jill A LivesaySVPSell15,000$83.91$1,258,650.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Jimmie L WadeDirectorSell11,515$82.02$944,460.30View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Donna J BroomeSVPSell10,500$83.42$875,910.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Kevin P FreelandCOOSell24,000$83.44$2,002,560.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP)
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News IconPrice Target Watch on Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE:AAP) - Rockville Register (NYSE:AAP)
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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. Investors 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a 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 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Advance Auto Parts' shares. Their predictions range from $120.00 to $215.00. On average, they expect Advance Auto Parts' stock 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 many different of institutional and retail 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, Gilbert T Ray, 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 acquired 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 $157.33.

Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP) Chart for Saturday, February, 25, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP)

Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff