O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (ORLY) SVP Randy Johnson Sells 1,040 Shares

O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) SVP Randy Johnson sold 1,040 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on 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 sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 9,250 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,953,970. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

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 value 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 value of $205,077.60.

Shares of O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (ORLY) traded up $4.94 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $212.50. The stock had a trading volume of 1,196,387 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,157,790. The company has a quick ratio of 0.10, a current ratio of 0.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.72. The stock has a market capitalization of $18.88 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.64, a P/E/G ratio of 1.27 and a beta of 0.80.

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

O’Reilly Automotive announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Friday, September 1st that allows the company to buyback $1.00 billion in outstanding shares. This buyback authorization allows the specialty retailer to purchase up to 5.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company’s board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Monetary Management Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of O’Reilly Automotive by 16.3% during the second quarter. Monetary Management Group Inc. now owns 465 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $102,000 after buying an additional 65 shares during the last quarter. Barrett Asset Management LLC boosted its position in shares of O’Reilly Automotive by 261.5% during the second quarter. Barrett Asset Management LLC now owns 470 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $103,000 after buying an additional 340 shares during the last quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC boosted its position in shares of O’Reilly Automotive by 1.0% during the second quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 501 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $105,000 after buying an additional 5 shares during the last quarter. Sun Life Financial INC boosted its position in shares of O’Reilly Automotive by 5,107.7% during the second quarter. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 677 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $148,000 after buying an additional 664 shares during the last quarter. Finally, FUKOKU MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE Co boosted its position in shares of O’Reilly Automotive by 15.9% during the second quarter. FUKOKU MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE Co now owns 730 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $160,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. 96.27% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

ORLY has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. set a $220.00 price target on O’Reilly Automotive and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Credit Suisse Group set a $193.00 price target on O’Reilly Automotive and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. UBS Group AG (USA) reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $240.00 price target (up previously from $230.00) on shares of O’Reilly Automotive in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of O’Reilly Automotive in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Northcoast Research raised O’Reilly Automotive from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $230.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One 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 stock. O’Reilly Automotive has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $243.48.

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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