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Shares of O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the seventeen ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Net reports. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, seven have issued a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $149.42.

Shares of O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) opened at 146.11 on Friday. O'Reilly Automotive has a 52-week low of $107.80 and a 52-week high of $155.94. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $146.8 and its 200-day moving average is $138.2. The company has a market cap of $15.532 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.25.

O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) last posted its quarterly earnings results 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. Analysts expect that O'Reilly Automotive will post $7.06 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on ORLY shares. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of O'Reilly Automotive in a research note on Monday. They now have a $160.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $144.00. Separately, 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. Finally, 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.

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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