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AutoZone (AZO) Competitors

$2,838.32
+24.92 (+0.89%)
(As of 06/14/2024 ET)

AZO vs. ORLY, KMX, PAG, LAD, AN, ABG, GPI, AAP, SAH, and MNRO

Should you be buying AutoZone stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of AutoZone include O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY), CarMax (KMX), Penske Automotive Group (PAG), Lithia Motors (LAD), AutoNation (AN), Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), Group 1 Automotive (GPI), Advance Auto Parts (AAP), Sonic Automotive (SAH), and Monro (MNRO). These companies are all part of the "automotive retail" industry.

AutoZone vs.

AutoZone (NYSE:AZO) and O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, media sentiment, earnings, profitability, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, community ranking and dividends.

AutoZone received 13 more outperform votes than O'Reilly Automotive when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 67.36% of users gave AutoZone an outperform vote while only 66.52% of users gave O'Reilly Automotive an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
AutoZoneOutperform Votes
780
67.36%
Underperform Votes
378
32.64%
O'Reilly AutomotiveOutperform Votes
767
66.52%
Underperform Votes
386
33.48%

O'Reilly Automotive has a net margin of 14.78% compared to AutoZone's net margin of 14.60%. AutoZone's return on equity of -54.58% beat O'Reilly Automotive's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
AutoZone14.60% -54.58% 15.88%
O'Reilly Automotive 14.78%-145.86%17.31%

AutoZone has a beta of 0.71, meaning that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, O'Reilly Automotive has a beta of 0.89, meaning that its stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500.

AutoZone currently has a consensus target price of $3,104.13, indicating a potential upside of 9.36%. O'Reilly Automotive has a consensus target price of $1,123.64, indicating a potential upside of 11.55%. Given O'Reilly Automotive's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe O'Reilly Automotive is more favorable than AutoZone.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
AutoZone
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
14 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.89
O'Reilly Automotive
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80

In the previous week, AutoZone had 7 more articles in the media than O'Reilly Automotive. MarketBeat recorded 16 mentions for AutoZone and 9 mentions for O'Reilly Automotive. O'Reilly Automotive's average media sentiment score of 1.38 beat AutoZone's score of 0.62 indicating that O'Reilly Automotive is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
AutoZone
8 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
O'Reilly Automotive
8 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

92.7% of AutoZone shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.0% of O'Reilly Automotive shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.5% of AutoZone shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of O'Reilly Automotive shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

AutoZone has higher revenue and earnings than O'Reilly Automotive. AutoZone is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than O'Reilly Automotive, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AutoZone$17.46B2.78$2.53B$144.5919.63
O'Reilly Automotive$15.81B3.75$2.35B$39.4025.57

Summary

AutoZone beats O'Reilly Automotive on 12 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding AZO and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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AZO vs. The Competition

MetricAutoZoneAuto & home supply stores IndustryRetail SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$48.48B$16.17B$20.88B$17.72B
Dividend YieldN/A2.61%174.01%3.57%
P/E Ratio19.6329.7425.6724.85
Price / Sales2.781.106.4614.34
Price / Cash16.869.8818.3919.45
Price / Book-10.020.884.534.81
Net Income$2.53B$715.46M$712.57M$978.08M
7 Day Performance1.34%-1.67%-1.63%0.65%
1 Month Performance-2.85%-1.20%-3.22%-3.72%
1 Year Performance18.28%-15.27%1.80%7.35%

AutoZone Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ORLY
O'Reilly Automotive
3.9384 of 5 stars
$1,000.03
+2.6%
$1,123.64
+12.4%
+10.7%$58.89B$15.81B25.3890,302Positive News
KMX
CarMax
3.5424 of 5 stars
$68.88
+0.6%
$76.92
+11.7%
-12.3%$10.84B$26.54B22.7329,836Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
PAG
Penske Automotive Group
3.1762 of 5 stars
$146.86
-0.4%
$163.20
+11.1%
-5.9%$9.82B$29.64B10.2144,000Positive News
Gap Up
LAD
Lithia Motors
4.5769 of 5 stars
$254.91
-1.9%
$319.45
+25.3%
-6.6%$6.99B$31.04B7.5327,446Positive News
AN
AutoNation
2.5789 of 5 stars
$166.01
-0.2%
$183.25
+10.4%
+10.4%$6.68B$27.04B7.8725,300Positive News
ABG
Asbury Automotive Group
0.3819 of 5 stars
$230.31
-0.5%
$231.25
+0.4%
+3.7%$4.65B$14.80B8.3915,000Gap Up
GPI
Group 1 Automotive
2.9322 of 5 stars
$301.87
-0.1%
$330.83
+9.6%
+27.4%$4.09B$18.21B7.1316,011Short Interest ↓
Positive News
AAP
Advance Auto Parts
3.6554 of 5 stars
$63.74
+0.9%
$63.93
+0.3%
-9.6%$3.80B$11.29B92.3869,000Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
SAH
Sonic Automotive
3.1038 of 5 stars
$56.68
-0.8%
$57.60
+1.6%
+25.3%$1.92B$14.37B11.6110,500Insider Selling
MNRO
Monro
3.3137 of 5 stars
$24.86
+0.4%
$35.00
+40.8%
-40.6%$743.81M$1.28B21.077,660Positive News

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This page (NYSE:AZO) was last updated on 6/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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