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

$1,086.64
+0.67 (+0.06 %)
(As of 10/15/2019 07:19 AM ET)
Today's Range
$1,074.92
Now: $1,086.64
$1,089.00
50-Day Range
$1,048.92
MA: $1,106.38
$1,165.57
52-Week Range
$705.01
Now: $1,086.64
$1,186.60
Volume166,272 shs
Average Volume244,544 shs
Market Capitalization$26.66 billion
P/E Ratio17.13
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.63
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$65.62 per share
Book Value($69.87) per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.62 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees90,000
Market Cap$26.66 billion
Next Earnings Date12/3/2019 (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 of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, September 26th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $1,250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 6.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were AutoZone's earnings last quarter?

AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, September, 24th. The company reported $22.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $21.80 by $0.79. The business earned $3.99 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.93 billion. AutoZone had a net margin of 13.63% and a negative return on equity of 98.67%. The business's revenue was up 12.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $18.54 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, December 3rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AutoZone.

What price target have analysts set for AZO?

17 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for AutoZone's stock. Their predictions range from $940.00 to $1,357.00. On average, they expect AutoZone's share price to reach $1,134.27 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.4% 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 4 hold ratings and 13 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 very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AutoZone earned a news sentiment score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for AutoZone.

Are investors shorting AutoZone?

AutoZone saw a drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 769,100 shares, a drop of 16.6% from the August 30th total of 922,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 251,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.1 days. Approximately 3.2% 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hexavest Inc. (0.21%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.10%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.01%) and First Hawaiian Bank (0.01%). 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 major investors are selling AutoZone stock?

AZO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Hexavest Inc., Manning & Napier Group LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Northwest Bancshares Inc., Gulf International Bank UK Ltd and Arden Trust Co. 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 R Hackney and William T Giles. View Insider Buying and Selling for AutoZone.

Which major investors are buying AutoZone stock?

AZO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Courier Capital LLC, Chickasaw Capital Management LLC, Advantage Investment Management LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., North Star Investment Management Corp. and Fulton Bank N.A.. 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 $1,086.64.

How big of a company is AutoZone?

AutoZone has a market capitalization of $26.66 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 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:  586 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  576 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,162
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 10/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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