Autozone, Inc. is a retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. The Company operates through the Auto Parts Locations segment. The Auto Parts Locations segment is a retailer and distributor of automotive parts and accessories. As of August 27, 2016, the Company operated through 5,814 locations in the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Brazil. The Company's stores carry product lines for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories and non-automotive products. The Company's other operating segments include ALLDATA, which produces, sells and maintains diagnostic and repair information software used in the automotive repair industry; E-commerce, which includes direct sales to customers through www.autozone.com, and AutoAnything, which includes direct sales to customers through www.autoanything.com.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Retail/Wholesale
- Industry: Auto Parts Stores
- Sub-Industry: Automotive Retail
- Exchange: NYSE
- Symbol: AZO
- CUSIP: 05333210
- Previous Close: $740.66
- 50 Day Moving Average: $751.39
- 200 Day Moving Average: $763.30
- 52-Week Range: $713.09 - $819.54
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.57
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.55
- P/E Growth: 1.40
- Market Cap: $21.05B
- Outstanding Shares: 28,620,000
- Beta: 0.58
- Net Margins: 11.77%
- Return on Equity: -69.22%
- Return on Assets: 14.76%
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- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -2.64%
- Current Ratio: 0.90%
- Quick Ratio: 0.12%
What is AutoZone's stock symbol?
AutoZone trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AZO."
Where is AutoZone's stock going? Where will AutoZone's stock price be in 2017?
21 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for AutoZone's shares. Their predictions range from $810.00 to $935.00. On average, they anticipate AutoZone's share price to reach $867.47 in the next year.
When will AutoZone announce their earnings?
AutoZone is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February, 27th 2017.
What are analysts saying about AutoZone stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about AutoZone stock:
According to Zacks Investment Research, "AutoZone has underperformed the Zacks-categorized Retail/Wholesale Auto Parts industry over the last three months due to cost headwinds. However, he company is focused on increasing sales through store expansion and boosting earnings via aggressive share repurchases. Moreover, the rising average age of cars on U.S. roads is leading to higher demand for auto parts. These factors bode well for the stock in the long run. AutoZone has a positive record of earnings surprises over the last four quarters." (2/9/2017)
Morgan Stanley analysts commented, "Besides these potential top-line drivers, AZO's valuation is undemanding, tradingat~16.5x'17e EPS and ~11x EBITDA, which is attractive relative to the business' low-DD EPS and HSD EBITDA growth. Near-term expectations have been appropriately set with management's characterization of Q4's sales pickup as 'modest.'"The brokerage is not worried much about slowing commercial sales and e-commerce concerns, as top-line growth would outweigh the risk factors. The analyst pointed out that the "change in the seven-year-old vehicle cohort" (9/27/2016)
Who owns AutoZone stock?
AutoZone's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (8.00%), State Street Corp (4.39%), Fiera Capital Corp (1.22%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (1.03%), Janus Capital Management LLC (0.80%) and DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main (0.73%). Company insiders that own AutoZone stock include Albert Saltiel, Charles Pleas III, Douglas H Brooks, Earl G Graves Jr, Earl G Graves, Jr, James C Griffith, Larry M Roesel, Luis P Nieto Jr, Mark A Finestone, Michael A Womack, Philip B Daniele, Richard Craig Smith, Ronald B Griffin, Thomas B Newbern, William Andrew Mckenna, William C Rhodes III, William T Giles and William W Graves.
Who sold AutoZone stock? Who is selling AutoZone stock?
AutoZone's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Janus Capital Management LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Calamos Advisors LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky, AQR Capital Management LLC and Martingale Asset Management L P. Company insiders that have sold AutoZone stock in the last year include Albert Saltiel, Charles Pleas III, Earl G Graves Jr, James C Griffith, Mark A Finestone, Philip B Daniele, Richard Craig Smith, Ronald B Griffin, Thomas B Newbern, William Andrew Mckenna and William C Rhodes III.
Who bought AutoZone stock? Who is buying AutoZone stock?
AutoZone's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Shelton Capital Management, State Street Corp, Fiera Capital Corp and Bessemer Group Inc..
How do I buy AutoZone stock?
Shares of AutoZone 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 AutoZone stock cost?
One share of AutoZone stock can currently be purchased for approximately $735.33.