O'Reilly Automotive Stock Rating Reaffirmed by JPMorgan Chase & Co. (ORLY)
O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by stock analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report issued on Monday, Analyst RN reports. They currently have a $160.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $144.00. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 6.23% from the company’s current price.
Shares of O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) traded up 1.35% on Monday, hitting $150.62. The stock had a trading volume of 716,032 shares. O'Reilly Automotive has a 52-week low of $107.80 and a 52-week high of $155.94. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $146.7 and a 200-day moving average of $137.8. The company has a market cap of $16.011 billion and a P/E ratio of 23.65.
O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 23rd. The company reported $1.61 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.58 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $1.73 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.72 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.36 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that O'Reilly Automotive will post $7.06 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other O'Reilly Automotive news, Director John Raymond Murphy bought 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 30th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $148.49 per share, with a total value of $148,490.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 4,568 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $678,302. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.
Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus raised their price target on shares of O'Reilly Automotive from $145.00 to $150.00 in a research note on Friday, April 25th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of O'Reilly Automotive from $160.00 to $170.00 in a research note on Thursday, April 24th. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Raymond James upgraded shares of O'Reilly Automotive from a “market perform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 24th. They now have a $180.00 price target on the stock. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $149.46.
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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