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NYSE:AZO

AutoZone - AZO Stock Forecast, Price & News

$2,259.18
+28.35 (+1.27%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$2,221.73
$2,259.23
50-Day Range
$1,992.55
$2,259.18
52-Week Range
$1,503.30
$2,267.40
Volume
129,362 shs
Average Volume
145,199 shs
Market Capitalization
$44.03 billion
P/E Ratio
20.04
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$2,169.41

AutoZone MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.72 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.0% Downside
$2,169.41 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.35% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-2.24
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.48mentions of AutoZone in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$7.40 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.12%
From $115.12 to $123.32 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.10 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

151st out of 224 stocks

Auto & Home Supply Stores Industry

4th out of 6 stocks

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About AutoZone (NYSE:AZO) Stock

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, chassis, clutches, CV axles, engines, fuel pumps, fuses, ignition and lighting products, mufflers, radiators, starters and alternators, thermostats, and water pumps, as well as tire repairs. In addition, the company 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, cabin, air, fuel, and transmission filters; oxygen sensors; paints and accessories; refrigerants and accessories; shock absorbers and struts; spark plugs and wires; and windshield wipers. Further, it provides 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, as well as towing services. Additionally, the company provides a sales program that offers commercial credit and delivery of parts and other products; 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 November 20, 2021, it operated 6,066 stores in the United States; 666 stores in Mexico; and 53 stores in Brazil. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Memphis, Tennessee.

AutoZone Stock Up 1.3 %

Shares of NYSE:AZO traded up $28.35 on Friday, hitting $2,259.18. 129,362 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 145,199. The company has a market cap of $44.03 billion, a PE ratio of 20.04, a PEG ratio of 1.68 and a beta of 0.78. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $2,137.43 and a 200-day simple moving average of $2,042.13. AutoZone has a 52 week low of $1,503.30 and a 52 week high of $2,267.40.

AutoZone (NYSE:AZO - Get Rating) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May 24th. The company reported $29.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $25.87 by $3.16. The business had revenue of $3.87 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.71 billion. AutoZone had a net margin of 15.21% and a negative return on equity of 92.10%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 5.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $26.48 earnings per share. As a group, sell-side analysts anticipate that AutoZone will post 115.12 earnings per share for the current year.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

AZO has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. MKM Partners initiated coverage on AutoZone in a report on Thursday, June 23rd. They set a "buy" rating and a $2,350.00 price target on the stock. Citigroup boosted their target price on AutoZone from $2,210.00 to $2,250.00 in a research note on Friday, May 13th. Morgan Stanley raised AutoZone from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating and raised their price target for the stock from $2,125.00 to $2,420.00 in a research note on Thursday, June 16th. DA Davidson boosted their price objective on shares of AutoZone from $1,900.00 to $1,920.00 and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 25th. Finally, Stephens raised their target price on shares of AutoZone from $2,195.00 to $2,285.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, the company presently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of $2,169.41.

Insider Buying and Selling at AutoZone

In other AutoZone news, Director Brian Hannasch purchased 133 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 26th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $1,901.95 per share, for a total transaction of $252,959.35. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 512 shares of the company's stock, valued at $973,798.40. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. In related news, Director Brian Hannasch bought 133 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 26th. The shares were bought at an average price of $1,901.95 per share, for a total transaction of $252,959.35. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 512 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $973,798.40. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CEO William C. Rhodes III sold 2,958 shares of AutoZone stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $2,206.33, for a total transaction of $6,526,324.14. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 15,935 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $35,157,868.55. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 2.60% of the company's stock.

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AZO Stock News Headlines

These Stocks Outperformed Last Time There Was A Recession
With two consecutive quarters of declines in GDP and inflation continuing to run hot, investors may be worried about how their portfolios
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AZO Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/24/2022
Today
8/13/2022
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
9/20/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Auto & home supply stores
Sub-Industry
Automotive Retail
CUSIP
05333210
Employees
100,000
Year Founded
1979

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$2,169.41
High Stock Price Forecast
$2,420.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$1,490.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-4.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.72
Research Coverage
18 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.17 billion
Pretax Margin
19.13%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$14.63 billion
Cash Flow
$120.23 per share
Book Value
($83.43) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
18,981,000
Market Cap
$44.03 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.78

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AZO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell AutoZone stock right now?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AutoZone in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" AZO shares.
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What is AutoZone's stock price forecast for 2022?

18 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for AutoZone's stock. Their AZO share price forecasts range from $1,490.00 to $2,420.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $2,169.41 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.0%.
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How have AZO shares performed in 2022?

AutoZone's stock was trading at $2,096.39 at the start of the year. Since then, AZO shares have increased by 7.8% and is now trading at $2,259.18.
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Are investors shorting AutoZone?

AutoZone saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 455,300 shares, an increase of 7.3% from the July 15th total of 424,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 182,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days. Approximately 2.4% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is AutoZone's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, September 20th 2022.
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How were AutoZone's earnings last quarter?

AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 24th. The company reported $29.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $25.87 by $3.16. The business earned $3.87 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.71 billion. AutoZone had a net margin of 15.21% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 92.10%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 5.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $26.48 EPS.
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What is Bill Rhodes III's approval rating as AutoZone's CEO?

1,445 employees have rated AutoZone Chief Executive Officer Bill Rhodes III on Glassdoor.com. Bill Rhodes III has an approval rating of 66% among the company's employees.

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), Micron Technology (MU), Accenture (ACN) and Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (OZM).

What is AutoZone's stock symbol?

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

Who are AutoZone's major shareholders?

AutoZone's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (6.48%), FMR LLC (5.14%), Fiera Capital Corp (3.48%), Nordea Investment Management AB (1.40%), Northern Trust Corp (1.20%) and Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.05%). Insiders that own company stock include Albert Saltiel, Brian Hannasch, Charles Pleas III, Domingo Hurtado, Earl G Graves Jr, Eric S Gould, George R Mrkonic Jr, Jane Huang, John Scott Murphy, K Michelle Borninkhof, Kristen C Wright, Mark A Finestone, Michael M Calbert, Mitchell C Major, Philip B Daniele, Preston Frazer, Ronald B Griffin, Thomas B Newbern, William C Rhodes III, William C Rhodes III, William R Hackney and William T Giles.
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How do I buy shares of AutoZone?

Shares of AZO stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is AutoZone's stock price today?

One share of AZO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2,259.18.

How much money does AutoZone make?

AutoZone (NYSE:AZO) has a market capitalization of $44.03 billion and generates $14.63 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.17 billion in net income (profit) each year or $112.74 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does AutoZone have?

The company employs 100,000 workers across the globe.

Does AutoZone have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of AutoZone: ALLDATA LLC, Alldata, Auto Palace, AutoAnything, AutoZone Development LLC, AutoZone IP LLC, AutoZone Northeast LLC, AutoZone Parts Inc., AutoZone Puerto Rico Inc., AutoZone Stores LLC, AutoZone Texas LLC, AutoZone West, AutoZone West LLC, AutoZone de México S. de R.L. de C.V., AutoZone.com Inc., Interamerican Motor Corporation, and Riverside Captive Insurance Company.
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When was AutoZone founded?

AutoZone was founded in 1979.

How can I contact AutoZone?

AutoZone's mailing address is 123 SOUTH FRONT ST, MEMPHIS TN, 38101. The official website for the company is www.autozone.com. The company can be reached via phone at (901) 495-6500, via email at investor.relations@autozone.com, or via fax at 901-495-8300.

This page (NYSE:AZO) was last updated on 8/14/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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