O’Reilly Automotive (ORLY) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday

O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) will post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, October 23rd. Analysts expect O’Reilly Automotive to post earnings of $4.78 per share for the quarter. Individual interested in listening to the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.

O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 24th. The specialty retailer reported $4.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $4.67 by ($0.16). O’Reilly Automotive had a return on equity of 391.89% and a net margin of 13.69%. The company had revenue of $2.59 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.61 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $4.28 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect O’Reilly Automotive to post $18 EPS for the current fiscal year and $20 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of O’Reilly Automotive stock opened at $403.20 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.10 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 37.43. The business has a 50-day moving average price of $394.97 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $385.08. O’Reilly Automotive has a 1-year low of $314.14 and a 1-year high of $414.63. The company has a market cap of $31.15 billion, a P/E ratio of 25.04, a PEG ratio of 1.64 and a beta of 0.72.

ORLY has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Royal Bank of Canada set a $428.00 price target on O’Reilly Automotive and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 7th. Stephens decreased their price target on O’Reilly Automotive from $440.00 to $430.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Friday, July 26th. Citigroup downgraded O’Reilly Automotive from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $441.00 to $430.00 in a report on Friday, September 13th. Northcoast Research downgraded O’Reilly Automotive from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, June 27th. Finally, Raymond James initiated coverage on O’Reilly Automotive in a report on Monday, October 7th. They set a “market perform” rating and a $430.00 price target for the company. Eleven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. O’Reilly Automotive currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $409.77.

In other news, SVP Jeffrey Alan Lauro bought 150 shares of O’Reilly Automotive stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 5th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $368.33 per share, for a total transaction of $55,249.50. Following the purchase, the senior vice president now directly owns 422 shares in the company, valued at approximately $155,435.26. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director John Raymond Murphy sold 122 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $385.92, for a total value of $47,082.24. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 1,773 shares of company stock valued at $669,481. 2.52% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

O’Reilly Automotive Company Profile

O'Reilly Automotive, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the retail of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories in the United States. The company provides new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, such as alternators, batteries, brake system components, belts, chassis parts, driveline parts, engine parts, fuel pumps, hoses, starters, and temperature control and water pumps; maintenance items comprising antifreeze and lighting products, appearance products, engine additives, filters, fluids, and oil and wiper blades; and accessories, such as floor mats, seat covers, and truck accessories.

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Earnings History for O`Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY)

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