O'Reilly Automotive Inc (ORLY) Shares Sold by Green Valley Investors LLC
Green Valley Investors LLC lessened its stake in shares of O'Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) by 7.4% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 175,261 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 14,060 shares during the quarter. O'Reilly Automotive comprises about 2.0% of Green Valley Investors LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 20th biggest holding. Green Valley Investors LLC’s holdings in O'Reilly Automotive were worth $42,157,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. NEXT Financial Group Inc acquired a new position in shares of O'Reilly Automotive during the third quarter valued at approximately $100,000. Amica Retiree Medical Trust acquired a new position in shares of O'Reilly Automotive during the third quarter valued at approximately $107,000. NuWave Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in O'Reilly Automotive during the fourth quarter worth approximately $122,000. Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC bought a new stake in O'Reilly Automotive during the third quarter worth approximately $141,000. Finally, Capital Guardian Trust Co. bought a new stake in O'Reilly Automotive during the third quarter worth approximately $157,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.97% of the company’s stock.
A number of brokerages recently weighed in on ORLY. BidaskClub upgraded shares of O'Reilly Automotive from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Citigroup raised their target price on shares of O'Reilly Automotive from $290.00 to $309.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. Robert W. Baird raised their target price on shares of O'Reilly Automotive from $230.00 to $290.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and set a $297.00 target price on shares of O'Reilly Automotive in a report on Friday, February 9th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of O'Reilly Automotive from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 29th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating, eleven have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. O'Reilly Automotive currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $251.05.
O'Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ ORLY) opened at $241.01 on Monday. O'Reilly Automotive Inc has a 52 week low of $169.43 and a 52 week high of $279.23. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.56, a current ratio of 0.93 and a quick ratio of 0.11. The company has a market cap of $20,165.52, a P/E ratio of 20.39, a P/E/G ratio of 0.98 and a beta of 0.95.
O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 7th. The specialty retailer reported $2.90 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.78 by $0.12. O'Reilly Automotive had a net margin of 12.63% and a return on equity of 119.05%. The firm had revenue of $2.19 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.19 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $2.59 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. analysts forecast that O'Reilly Automotive Inc will post 15.44 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
O'Reilly Automotive announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, February 7th that authorizes the company to buyback $1.00 billion in shares. This buyback authorization authorizes the specialty retailer to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally a sign that the company’s leadership believes its stock is undervalued.
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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.
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