NYSE:AAP - Advance Auto Parts Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $163.42 +1.85 (+1.15 %) (As of 03/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$161.57Today's Range$161.17 - $164.9352-Week Range$102.15 - $186.15Volume1.37 million shsAverage Volume1.33 million shsMarket Capitalization$11.71 billionP/E Ratio22.92Dividend Yield0.15%Beta1 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Advance Auto Parts, Inc. provides 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 offers battery accessories, belts and hoses, brakes and brake pads, chassis and climate control parts, clutches and drive shafts, engines and engine parts, exhaust systems and parts, hub assemblies, ignition components and wires, radiators and cooling parts, starters and alternators, and steering and alignment parts. It also offers air conditioning chemicals and accessories, air fresheners, antifreeze and washer fluids, electrical wires and fuses, electronics, floor mats, seat covers, interior accessories, hand and specialty tools, lighting products, performance parts, sealants, adhesives and compounds, tire repair accessories, vent shades, mirrors and exterior accessories, washes, waxes and cleaning supplies, and wiper blades. In addition, the company offers air filters, fuel and oil additives, fuel filters, grease and lubricants, motor oils, oil filters, part cleaners and treatments, and transmission fluids for engine maintenance. Further, it offers battery and wiper installation, battery charging, engine light reading checking, electrical system testing, video clinic, oil and battery recycling, and loaner tool program services. Additionally, the company sells its products through its Website. It serves professional installers and do-it-yourself customers. As of December 29, 2018, the company operated 4,966 stores and 143 branches under the Advance Auto Parts, Autopart International, Carquest, and Worldpac brand names in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Canada; and served 1,231 independently owned Carquest branded stores in Mexico, the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, the British Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Islands. Advance Auto Parts, Inc. was founded in 1929 and is based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Receive AAP News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AAP and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Auto & home supply stores Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNYSE:AAP Previous Symbol CUSIP00751Y10 CIK1158449 Webwww.advanceautoparts.com Phone540-362-4911Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.29 Current Ratio1.57 Quick Ratio0.44Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.92 Forward P/E Ratio20.13 P/E Growth1.48 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$9.58 billion Price / Sales1.22 Cash Flow$11.0944 per share Price / Cash Flow14.73 Book Value$48.71 per share Price / Book3.35Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.13 Net Income$423.84 million Net Margins4.42% Return on Equity14.64% Return on Assets5.95%Miscellaneous Employees71,000 Outstanding Shares71,670,000Market Cap$11.71 billion Next Earnings Date5/28/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP) Frequently Asked Questions 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Friday, April 5th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.15%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 21st. View Advance Auto Parts' Dividend History. How will Advance Auto Parts' stock buyback program work? Advance Auto Parts announced that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Tuesday, August 14th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $600,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 5.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Advance Auto Parts' earnings last quarter? Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 19th. The company reported $1.17 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.03. The business earned $2.11 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.10 billion. Advance Auto Parts had a net margin of 4.42% and a return on equity of 14.64%. The business's revenue was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.77 earnings per share. View Advance Auto Parts' Earnings History. When is Advance Auto Parts' next earnings date? Advance Auto Parts is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Advance Auto Parts. What guidance has Advance Auto Parts issued on next quarter's earnings? Advance Auto Parts issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 19th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $9.65-9.8 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $9.78 billion. What price target have analysts set for AAP? 16 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Advance Auto Parts' stock. Their predictions range from $140.00 to $222.00. On average, they expect Advance Auto Parts' share price to reach $188.1250 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Advance Auto Parts. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Advance Auto Parts? 16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Advance Auto Parts in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Advance Auto Parts. Has Advance Auto Parts been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about AAP stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Advance Auto Parts earned a news sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Advance Auto Parts' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Advance Auto Parts include O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY), AutoZone (AZO), HALFORDS GRP PL/ADR (HLFDY), MarineMax (HZO) and U.S. Auto Parts Network (PRTS). What other stocks do shareholders of Advance Auto Parts own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Advance Auto Parts investors own include AutoZone (AZO), NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD), O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY), Netflix (NFLX), Tesla (TSLA), Alphabet (GOOG), Walt Disney (DIS), Walmart (WMT) and Starbucks (SBUX). Who are Advance Auto Parts' key executives? Advance Auto Parts' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Thomas R. Greco, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)Mr. Jeffrey W. Shepherd, Exec. VP, CFO, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 46)Ms. Tammy Moss Finley, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 52)Mr. Robert B. Cushing, Exec. VP of Professional (Age 65)Mr. Reuben E. Slone, Exec. VP of Supply Chain & Procurement (Age 56) Who are Advance Auto Parts' major shareholders? Advance Auto Parts' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.98%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (4.47%), American Century Companies Inc. (1.60%), Millennium Management LLC (1.56%), Two Sigma Advisers LP (1.53%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.39%). Company insiders that own Advance Auto Parts stock include Adriana Karaboutis, Brad W Buss, Eugene I Lee Jr, Fiona P Dias, Jeffrey C Smith, John C Brouillard, Nigel Travis, Tammy M Finley, Thomas Greco and William Harrison Carter. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Advance Auto Parts. Which major investors are selling Advance Auto Parts stock? AAP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bessemer Group Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, Investec Asset Management LTD and Tensile Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Advance Auto Parts. Which major investors are buying Advance Auto Parts stock? AAP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Advisers LP, Norges Bank, Two Sigma Investments LP, BlackRock Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Millennium Management LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC and SG Americas Securities LLC. Company insiders that have bought Advance Auto Parts stock in the last two years include Adriana Karaboutis, Brad W Buss, Eugene I Lee Jr, Jeffrey C Smith, Nigel Travis and Thomas Greco. View Insider Buying and Selling for Advance Auto Parts. How do I buy shares of Advance Auto Parts? Shares of AAP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Advance Auto Parts' stock price today? One share of AAP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $163.42. How big of a company is Advance Auto Parts? Advance Auto Parts has a market capitalization of $11.71 billion and generates $9.58 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $423.84 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.13 on an earnings per share basis. Advance Auto Parts employs 71,000 workers across the globe. What is Advance Auto Parts' official website? The official website for Advance Auto Parts is http://www.advanceautoparts.com. How can I contact Advance Auto Parts? Advance Auto Parts' mailing address is 2635 East Millbrook Road, Raleigh NC, 24012. The company can be reached via phone at 540-362-4911 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Advance Auto Parts (NYSE AAP)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 737 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 641 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,378MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Advance Auto Parts and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AAP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AAP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do Mutual Funds Work?