O’Reilly Automotive Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts (NASDAQ:ORLY)
O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twenty brokerages that are presently covering the stock, American Banking and Market News reports. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eight have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $138.31.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Wedbush raised their price target on shares of O’Reilly Automotive from $140.00 to $160.00 in a research note to investors on Friday. Separately, analysts at Nomura raised their price target on shares of O’Reilly Automotive from $140.00 to $150.00 in a research note to investors on Friday. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price target on shares of O’Reilly Automotive from $126.00 to $144.00 in a research note to investors on Friday.
Shares of O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) traded down 1.03% on Monday, hitting $147.667. 260,199 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. O’Reilly Automotive has a 52-week low of $97.77 and a 52-week high of $149.99. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $132.6 and a 200-day moving average of $127.1. The company has a market cap of $15.644 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.74.
O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 6th. The company reported $1.40 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $1.62 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.60 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.14 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that O’Reilly Automotive will post $6.92 EPS for the current fiscal year.
O’Reilly Automotive, Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) is a specialty retailer of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment and accessories in the United States, selling its products to both do-it-yourself (DIY) customers and professional service providers.
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