O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) is scheduled to post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, April 24th. Analysts expect O’Reilly Automotive to post earnings of $4.05 per share for the quarter. Individual that are interested in participating in the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.

O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 6th. The specialty retailer reported $3.72 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $3.76 by ($0.04). O’Reilly Automotive had a return on equity of 318.99% and a net margin of 13.89%. The business had revenue of $2.32 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.33 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $2.90 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. 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 ORLY stock opened at $399.46 on Monday. O’Reilly Automotive has a 52 week low of $217.64 and a 52 week high of $414.63. The firm has a market capitalization of $31.31 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.81, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.46 and a beta of 0.85. The company has a quick ratio of 0.09, a current ratio of 0.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 9.66.

In other news, Chairman Gregory L. Henslee sold 50,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $374.37, for a total transaction of $18,718,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now directly owns 65,922 shares in the company, valued at $24,679,219.14. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Larry Lee Ellis sold 800 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $376.23, for a total value of $300,984.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 1,156 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $434,921.88. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 119,273 shares of company stock valued at $44,907,567 over the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 2.52% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts recently commented on the company. Citigroup raised their price target on O’Reilly Automotive from $422.00 to $454.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 1st. Wells Fargo & Co increased their price objective on O’Reilly Automotive from $415.00 to $445.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday. BidaskClub upgraded O’Reilly Automotive from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, February 14th. Oppenheimer downgraded O’Reilly Automotive from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, February 8th. Finally, Atlantic Securities downgraded O’Reilly Automotive from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from $370.00 to $400.00 in a report on Friday, March 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. O’Reilly Automotive presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $377.44.

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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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