AutoZone Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:AZO)

$1,159.37
+1.58 (+0.14 %)
(As of 09/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$1,157.01
Now: $1,159.37
$1,174.95
50-Day Range
$1,056.5750
MA: $1,106.31
$1,165.57
52-Week Range
$705.01
Now: $1,159.37
$1,186.60
Volume268,260 shs
Average Volume243,981 shs
Market Capitalization$28.44 billion
P/E Ratio23.03
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$65.6867 per share
Book Value($57.51) per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.34 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees90,000
Market Cap$28.44 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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Wednesday, September 26th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $1,250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 6.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were AutoZone's earnings last quarter?

AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, September, 18th. The company reported $18.54 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate 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 negative return on equity of 97.19% and a net margin of 12.70%. The business's revenue was up 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $15.27 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, September 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AutoZone.

How can I listen to AutoZone's earnings call?

AutoZone will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, September 24th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for AZO?

15 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for AutoZone's stock. Their forecasts range from $940.00 to $1,357.00. On average, they expect AutoZone's stock price to reach $1,124.3846 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for AutoZone.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AutoZone?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AutoZone in the last year. There are currently 3 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 headlines about AZO stock have been trending somewhat negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AutoZone earned a coverage optimism score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely 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 increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 884,600 shares, an increase of 16.7% from the July 31st total of 758,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 252,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.5 days. Currently, 3.6% of the company's stock are short sold. 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 retail and institutional 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investec Asset Management LTD, Boston Partners, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. and APG Asset Management N.V.. 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 $1,159.37.

How big of a company is AutoZone?

AutoZone has a market capitalization of $28.44 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:  581 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  570 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,151
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 9/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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