O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) SVP Randy Johnson sold 1,040 shares of O’Reilly Automotive stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $211.24, for a total value of $219,689.60. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 9,250 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,953,970. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Randy Johnson also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, October 2nd, Randy Johnson sold 1,040 shares of O’Reilly Automotive stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $215.98, for a total transaction of $224,619.20.
  • On Friday, September 1st, Randy Johnson sold 1,040 shares of O’Reilly Automotive stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $197.19, for a total transaction of $205,077.60.

O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ ORLY) opened at $212.50 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $18,703.54, a P/E ratio of 18.46, a P/E/G ratio of 1.25 and a beta of 0.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.72, a quick ratio of 0.10 and a current ratio of 0.93.

O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The specialty retailer reported $3.22 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $3.15 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $2.34 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.34 billion. O’Reilly Automotive had a net margin of 12.13% and a return on equity of 93.18%. O’Reilly Automotive’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $2.90 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. will post 11.91 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

O’Reilly Automotive declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Friday, September 1st that allows the company to repurchase $1.00 billion in shares. This repurchase authorization allows the specialty retailer to reacquire up to 5.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company’s leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

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ORLY has been the subject of several analyst reports. Bank of America Corporation reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $250.00 price objective on shares of O’Reilly Automotive in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. decreased their price objective on shares of O’Reilly Automotive from $300.00 to $220.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. UBS AG reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $230.00 price objective (down previously from $255.00) on shares of O’Reilly Automotive in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Citigroup Inc. raised their price objective on shares of O’Reilly Automotive from $276.00 to $283.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Northcoast Research raised shares of O’Reilly Automotive from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $230.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating, ten have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. O’Reilly Automotive has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $243.48.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its stake in O’Reilly Automotive by 78.4% in the third quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 51,668 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $11,128,000 after buying an additional 22,714 shares in the last quarter. Wrapmanager Inc. raised its stake in O’Reilly Automotive by 18.9% in the third quarter. Wrapmanager Inc. now owns 2,038 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $439,000 after buying an additional 324 shares in the last quarter. HL Financial Services LLC raised its stake in O’Reilly Automotive by 17,380.0% in the third quarter. HL Financial Services LLC now owns 350,473 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $75,481,000 after buying an additional 348,468 shares in the last quarter. FDx Advisors Inc. raised its stake in O’Reilly Automotive by 72.0% in the third quarter. FDx Advisors Inc. now owns 18,051 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $3,888,000 after buying an additional 7,557 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Alps Advisors Inc. raised its stake in O’Reilly Automotive by 35.8% in the third quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 2,360 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $508,000 after buying an additional 622 shares in the last quarter. 96.67% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About O’Reilly Automotive

O’Reilly Automotive, Inc is a specialty retailer of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment and accessories in the United States. The Company sells its products to both do-it-yourself (DIY) and professional service provider customers. The Company’s product line includes new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, such as alternators, starters, fuel pumps, water pumps, brake system components, batteries, belts, hoses, temperature control, chassis parts, driveline parts and engine parts; maintenance items, such as oil, antifreeze, fluids, filters, wiper blades, lighting, engine additives and appearance products, and accessories, such as floor mats, seat covers and truck accessories.

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