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Stock analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP) from $149.00 to $155.00 in a report issued on Friday. The firm currently has a “top pick” rating on the stock. RBC Capital’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 26.09% from the company’s current price.

A number of other firms have also recently commented on AAP. Analysts at Credit Suisse raised their price target on shares of Advance Auto Parts from $150.00 to $160.00 in a research note on Friday. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Advance Auto Parts in a research note on Thursday, August 7th. They now have a $148.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Advance Auto Parts in a research note on Friday, June 27th. They now have a $143.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $140.00. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Advance Auto Parts has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $136.83.

Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP) opened at 131.59 on Friday. Advance Auto Parts has a 52 week low of $78.91 and a 52 week high of $136.12. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $128.3 and a 200-day moving average of $124.6. The company has a market cap of $9.589 billion and a P/E ratio of 21.65.

Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 14th. The company reported $2.08 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.01 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $2.35 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.32 billion. Analysts expect that Advance Auto Parts will post $7.58 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, October 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, September 19th will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.20%.

Advance Auto Parts, Inc (NYSE:AAP) is a specialty retailer of automotive aftermarket parts, accessories, batteries and maintenance items primarily operating within the United States.

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