NYSE:AZO - AutoZone Stock Price, News & Analysis

$1,065.28
-16.27 (-1.50 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$1,062.1899
Now: $1,065.28
$1,088.25
50-Day Range
$1,056.5750
MA: $1,124.66
$1,181.55
52-Week Range
$705.01
Now: $1,065.28
$1,186.60
Volume271,504 shs
Average Volume286,263 shs
Market Capitalization$26.13 billion
P/E Ratio21.16
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.65
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Auto & home supply stores
Sub-IndustryAutomotive Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP05333210
Phone901-495-6500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.22 billion
Cash Flow$64.0577 per share
Book Value($57.51) per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.34 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees90,000
Market Cap$26.13 billion
Next Earnings Date9/24/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, September 26th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $1,250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 6.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were AutoZone's earnings last quarter?

AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) released its earnings results on Tuesday, September, 18th. The company reported $18.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $17.92 by $0.62. The firm earned $3.56 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.60 billion. AutoZone had a net margin of 12.70% and a negative return on equity of 97.19%. The firm's revenue was up 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $15.27 EPS. View AutoZone's Earnings History.

When is AutoZone's next earnings date?

AutoZone is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, September 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AutoZone.

What price target have analysts set for AZO?

16 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for AutoZone's shares. Their forecasts range from $775.00 to $1,234.00. On average, they anticipate AutoZone's stock price to reach $1,054.9333 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for AutoZone.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AutoZone?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AutoZone in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings 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 third-quarter fiscal 2019, AutoZone’s earnings surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Compared with the prior-year quarter, earnings per share and revenues witnessed growth. This rise was backed by growing market presence of the company’s DIY retail and commercial (DIFM) businesses. Further, its fast deliveries, high-quality products and store merchandising are expected to drive revenues in the rest of fiscal 2019. Moreover, it often opens stores and distribution centers to improve market coverage. Also, strong cash flow enables AutoZone to frequently repurchase shares. However, rising capital and operating expenses and increasing the frequency of deliveries are hurting the company’s bottom line. Dependence on the weather for product sales is another headwind." (6/7/2019)
  • 2. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "Helped by 5% growth in VOI sales, WYND reported 4Q18 further adjusted EBITDA of $240M, compared to our/Street’s estimates of $239M/$240M. Tours saw a 2% YoY increase while VPG improved 3% and provision for loan losses of 19.3% remained flat YoY. FY2019 guidance calls for revenues of $4,120M-$4,220M (+6% YoY), vs. our/ Street’s $4,143M/$4,157M and adjusted EBITDA of $995M-$1,015M (+5% YoY), vs. our/Street’s $1,025M/$1006M. First-quarter 2019 could see modest revenue growth, as tour growth in 1Q19 (1%-2% YoY) will be soft—new sales centers ramping in 2Q-3Q—and lower exchange revenue per member. We adjust our 2019E EBITDA to $1,005M from $1,025M. Maintain Outperform." (2/26/2019)

Has AutoZone been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AZO stock have trended positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AutoZone earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for AutoZone.

Are investors shorting AutoZone?

AutoZone saw a drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 758,300 shares, a drop of 6.6% from the June 30th total of 811,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 258,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.9 days. Approximately 3.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View AutoZone's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of AutoZone's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of AutoZone own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AutoZone investors own include CA (CA), Endologix (ELGX), BlackRock (BLK), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Hawkins (HWKN), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (OZM), Gran Tierra Energy (GTE) and Belden (BDC).

Who are AutoZone's key executives?

AutoZone's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. William C. Rhodes III, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 54)
  • Mr. William T. Giles, CFO and Exec. VP of Fin., Information Technology, ALLDATA & Store Devel. (Age 60)
  • Mr. Mark A. Finestone, Exec. VP of Merchandising, Supply Chain & Marketing (Age 58)
  • Mr. Thomas B. Newbern, Exec. VP of Store Operations, Commercial, Loss Prevention & ALLDATA (Age 57)
  • Mr. Ronald B. Griffin, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 65)

Who are AutoZone's major shareholders?

AutoZone's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.43%), BlackRock Inc. (8.41%), BlackRock Inc. (8.41%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.22%), Investec Asset Management LTD (2.64%) and Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (2.04%). Company insiders that own AutoZone stock include Albert Saltiel, Charles Pleas III, Domingo Hurtado, Douglas H Brooks, Earl G Graves Jr, James C Griffith, Kristen C Wright, Mark A Finestone, Philip B Daniele, Richard Craig Smith, Rodney C Halsell, Ronald B Griffin, Thomas B Newbern, William Andrew Mckenna, William C Rhodes III, William R Hackney, William T Giles and William W Graves. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AutoZone.

Which institutional investors are selling AutoZone stock?

AZO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Fiera Capital Corp, SG Americas Securities LLC, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Mackenzie Financial Corp and Manning & Napier Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold AutoZone company stock in the last year include Albert Saltiel, Charles Pleas III, Domingo Hurtado, Earl G Graves Jr, Kristen C Wright, Mark A Finestone, Philip B Daniele, Richard Craig Smith, Rodney C Halsell, Ronald B Griffin, Thomas B Newbern, 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 institutional investors are buying AutoZone stock?

AZO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investec Asset Management LTD, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., APG Asset Management N.V. and AXA. 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 $1,065.28.

How big of a company is AutoZone?

AutoZone has a market capitalization of $26.13 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.View Additional Information About AutoZone.

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:  574 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  570 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,144
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 8/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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