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NYSE:AZO - AutoZone Stock Price, Forecast & News

$1,140.23
-25.77 (-2.21 %)
(As of 01/24/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$1,136.78
Now: $1,140.23
$1,167.16
50-Day Range
$1,128.37
MA: $1,185.33
$1,250.05
52-Week Range
$803.28
Now: $1,140.23
$1,274.41
Volume250,108 shs
Average Volume207,668 shs
Market Capitalization$27.17 billion
P/E Ratio17.71
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.62
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$11.86 billion
Cash Flow$79.57 per share
Book Value($74.54) per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.62 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees96,000
Market Cap$27.17 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2020 (Estimated)
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 announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback program 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 repurchase up to 6.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were AutoZone's earnings last quarter?

AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, December, 10th. The company reported $14.30 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $13.74 by $0.56. The firm had revenue of $2.79 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.76 billion. AutoZone had a net margin of 13.45% and a negative return on equity of 96.86%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $13.47 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 25th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for AutoZone.

What price target have analysts set for AZO?

17 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for AutoZone's stock. Their forecasts range from $1,030.00 to $1,415.00. On average, they expect AutoZone's share price to reach $1,246.43 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AutoZone.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AutoZone?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AutoZone in the last year. There are currently 5 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?

Media stories about AZO stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AutoZone earned a news sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for AutoZone.

Are investors shorting AutoZone?

AutoZone saw a decrease in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 681,100 shares, a decrease of 6.9% from the December 15th total of 731,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 202,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.4 days. Approximately 2.9% of the shares of the company 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), Belden (BDC) and Gran Tierra Energy (GTE).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include SPF Beheer BV (0.36%), Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.21%), Hexavest Inc. (0.20%), Marathon Asset Management LLP (0.19%), PGGM Investments (0.17%) and New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.15%). Company insiders that own AutoZone stock include Albert Saltiel, Charles Pleas III, Domingo Hurtado, Douglas H Brooks, 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 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 PGGM Investments, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, State of Michigan Retirement System, Marathon Asset Management LLP, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Hexavest Inc., New York State Teachers Retirement System and Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH. 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, Ronald B Griffin, Thomas B Newbern and William R Hackney. View Insider Buying and Selling for AutoZone.

Which institutional investors are buying AutoZone stock?

AZO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., SPF Beheer BV, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. and IMS Capital Management. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is AutoZone's stock price today?

One share of AZO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1,140.23.

How big of a company is AutoZone?

AutoZone has a market capitalization of $27.17 billion and generates $11.86 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.62 billion in net income (profit) each year or $63.43 on an earnings per share basis. AutoZone employs 96,000 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:  609 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  592 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,201
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 1/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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