NYSE:AZO - AutoZone Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$883.48 -5.86 (-0.66 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$889.34
Today's Range$877.80 - $895.71
52-Week Range$590.76 - $896.03
Volume269,281 shs
Average Volume358,924 shs
Market Capitalization$22.45 billion
P/E Ratio17.55
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.89
AutoZone Inc. retails and distributes automotive replacement parts and accessories. The company offers various products for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans, and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products. Its products include A/C compressors, batteries and accessories, bearings, belts and hoses, calipers, carburetors, chassis, clutches, CV axles, engines, fuel pumps, fuses, ignition and lighting products, mufflers, radiators, starters and alternators, thermostats, and water pumps. The company also offers maintenance products, such as antifreeze and windshield washer fluids; brake drums, rotors, shoes, and pads; brake and power steering fluids, and oil and fuel additives; oil and transmission fluids; oil, air, fuel, and transmission filters; oxygen sensors; paints and accessories; refrigerants and accessories; shock absorbers and struts; spark plugs and wires; and windshield wipers, as well as air fresheners, cell phone accessories, drinks and snacks, floor mats and seat covers, interior and exterior accessories, mirrors, performance products, protectants and cleaners, sealants and adhesives, steering wheel covers, stereos and radios, tools, and wash and wax products. In addition, it provides a sales program that offers commercial credit and delivery of parts and other products; and tire repair services. Further, it sells automotive diagnostic and repair software under the ALLDATA brand through alldata.com and alldatadiy.com; and automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products through autozone.com. As of August 25, 2018, it operated 5,618 stores in the United States, including Puerto Rico; 564 stores in Mexico; 20 stores in Brazil; and 26 Interamerican Motor Corporation branches. AutoZone, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is based in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Auto & home supply stores
Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNYSE:AZO
Previous Symbol
CUSIP05333210
Phone901-495-6500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio0.93
Quick Ratio0.14

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.55
Forward P/E Ratio14.96
P/E Growth1.24

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.22 billion
Price / Sales2.01
Cash Flow$65.9806 per share
Price / Cash Flow13.39
Book Value($64.89) per share
Price / Book-13.62

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$50.34
Net Income$1.34 billion
Net Margins12.49%
Return on Equity-102.31%
Return on Assets15.98%

Miscellaneous

Employees90,000
Outstanding Shares25,560,000
Market Cap$22.45 billion
OptionableOptionable

AutoZone (NYSE:AZO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is AutoZone's stock symbol?

AutoZone trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AZO."

How will AutoZone's stock buyback program work?

AutoZone announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, September 26th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 6.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were AutoZone's earnings last quarter?

AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, December, 4th. The company reported $13.47 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $12.21 by $1.26. The firm earned $2.64 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.64 billion. AutoZone had a net margin of 12.49% and a negative return on equity of 102.31%. AutoZone's quarterly revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $10.00 earnings per share. View AutoZone's Earnings History.

When is AutoZone's next earnings date?

AutoZone is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AutoZone.

What price target have analysts set for AZO?

14 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for AutoZone's shares. Their predictions range from $491.13 to $985.00. On average, they anticipate AutoZone's share price to reach $872.01 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for AutoZone.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AutoZone?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AutoZone in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 9 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for AutoZone.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about AutoZone stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about AutoZone stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "In the first quarter of fiscal 2019, AutoZone’s adjusted earnings and revenues surpassed the respective Zacks Consensus Estimate. Further, the figures witnessed year-over-year rise, driven by both Do-It-Yourself (DIY) retail and commercial (DIFM) businesses. For fiscal 2019, AutoZone is expected to witness year-over-year growth on the back of new programs in commercial business, store openings and improving online presence. Moreover, it frequently opens new stores and distribution centers to improve market coverage. Over the last three months, shares of AutoZone have outperformed the industry it belongs to. However, continuous rise in capital and operating expenses due to frequent opening of distribution centers and wage expenses are concerns for AutoZone." (12/10/2018)
  • 2. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We are raising our FY19/FY20 comp estimates by 50/10bps to +2.4%/+1.8% to reflect an improving environment and our FY19/20 EPS estimate by $1.34/$0.12 to $59.01/$62.34." (12/4/2018)

Has AutoZone been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about AZO stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AutoZone earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of AutoZone's key competitors?

Who are AutoZone's key executives?

AutoZone's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. William C. Rhodes III, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 53)
  • Mr. William T. Giles, CFO and Exec. VP of Fin. & Information Technology (Age 59)
  • Mr. Mark A. Finestone, Exec. VP of Merchandising, Supply Chain & Marketing (Age 57)
  • Mr. William W. Graves, Exec. VP of Mexico, Brazil & Store Devel. (Age 58)
  • Mr. Thomas B. Newbern, Exec. VP of Store Operations, Commercial, Loss Prevention & ALLDATA (Age 56)

Who are AutoZone's major shareholders?

AutoZone's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.18%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (7.96%), BlackRock Inc. (7.32%), FMR LLC (5.30%), Nordea Investment Management AB (2.68%) and Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (2.41%). Company insiders that own AutoZone stock include Albert Saltiel, Charles Pleas III, Douglas H Brooks, Earl G Graves Jr, James C Griffith, Mark A Finestone, Philip B Daniele, Richard Craig Smith, Rodney C Halsell, William Andrew Mckenna, William C Rhodes III, William R Hackney, William T Giles and William W Graves. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AutoZone.

Which major investors are selling AutoZone stock?

AZO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Morgan Stanley, Bessemer Group Inc., Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Point72 Asset Management L.P. and Credit Suisse AG. Company insiders that have sold AutoZone company stock in the last year include Albert Saltiel, Charles Pleas III, James C Griffith, Philip B Daniele, Richard Craig Smith, Rodney C Halsell, William Andrew Mckenna, William C Rhodes III, William R Hackney, William T Giles and William W Graves. View Insider Buying and Selling for AutoZone.

Which major investors are buying AutoZone stock?

AZO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Clearbridge Investments LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., First Manhattan Co., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P. and Victory Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought AutoZone stock in the last two years include Douglas H Brooks and William Andrew Mckenna. View Insider Buying and Selling for AutoZone.

How do I buy shares of AutoZone?

Shares of AZO 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 AutoZone's stock price today?

One share of AZO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $882.98.

How big of a company is AutoZone?

AutoZone has a market capitalization of $22.45 billion and generates $11.22 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.34 billion in net income (profit) each year or $50.34 on an earnings per share basis. AutoZone employs 90,000 workers across the globe.

What is AutoZone's official website?

The official website for AutoZone is http://www.autozone.com.

How can I contact AutoZone?

AutoZone's mailing address is 123 SOUTH FRONT ST, MEMPHIS TN, 38101. The company can be reached via phone at 901-495-6500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for AutoZone (NYSE AZO)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  538 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  530 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,068
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AutoZone and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AZO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AZO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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