O'Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) insider Jeff M. Shaw sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $250.00, for a total transaction of $2,500,000.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 34,285 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,571,250. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

O'Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ ORLY) opened at $260.28 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $22,440.00, a PE ratio of 22.15, a PEG ratio of 1.38 and a beta of 0.84. The company has a current ratio of 0.93, a quick ratio of 0.10 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.72. O'Reilly Automotive Inc has a 12-month low of $169.43 and a 12-month high of $283.97.

O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The specialty retailer reported $3.22 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $3.15 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $2.34 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.34 billion. O'Reilly Automotive had a net margin of 12.13% and a return on equity of 93.18%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $2.90 earnings per share. research analysts expect that O'Reilly Automotive Inc will post 11.89 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research firms have weighed in on ORLY. BidaskClub upgraded shares of O'Reilly Automotive from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of O'Reilly Automotive from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 29th. Moffett Nathanson began coverage on shares of O'Reilly Automotive in a research note on Monday, December 4th. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Citigroup boosted their target price on shares of O'Reilly Automotive from $276.00 to $283.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $220.00 target price on shares of O'Reilly Automotive in a research note on Friday, October 27th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $249.45.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Monetary Management Group Inc. lifted its holdings in O'Reilly Automotive by 16.3% in the second quarter. Monetary Management Group Inc. now owns 465 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $102,000 after purchasing an additional 65 shares during the period. NEXT Financial Group Inc acquired a new stake in O'Reilly Automotive in the third quarter worth about $100,000. Amica Retiree Medical Trust acquired a new stake in O'Reilly Automotive in the third quarter worth about $107,000. Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC acquired a new stake in O'Reilly Automotive in the third quarter worth about $141,000. Finally, Sun Life Financial INC lifted its holdings in O'Reilly Automotive by 5,107.7% in the second quarter. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 677 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $148,000 after purchasing an additional 664 shares during the period. 88.33% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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O'Reilly Automotive Company Profile

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.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY)

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