O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) SVP Randy Johnson sold 1,040 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $215.98, for a total transaction of $224,619.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Randy Johnson also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, September 1st, Randy Johnson sold 1,040 shares of O’Reilly Automotive stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $197.19, for a total transaction of $205,077.60.
  • On Tuesday, August 1st, Randy Johnson sold 1,040 shares of O’Reilly Automotive stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $204.44, for a total transaction of $212,617.60.

Shares of O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) traded down 0.84% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $212.16. 681,080 shares of the company were exchanged. O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. has a one year low of $169.43 and a one year high of $286.57. The company has a 50-day moving average of $203.59 and a 200 day moving average of $224.99. The company has a market capitalization of $18.67 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.58 and a beta of 0.78.

O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The specialty retailer reported $3.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.90 by $0.20. The company had revenue of $2.29 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.29 billion. O’Reilly Automotive had a net margin of 12.23% and a return on equity of 72.22%. O’Reilly Automotive’s quarterly revenue was up 5.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $2.65 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts expect that O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. will post $11.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

O’Reilly Automotive declared that its board has approved a share buyback plan on Friday, September 1st that authorizes the company to repurchase $1.00 billion in shares. This repurchase authorization authorizes the specialty retailer to buy up to 5.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company’s leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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A number of analysts have weighed in on the stock. Barclays PLC set a $234.00 price target on shares of O’Reilly Automotive and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. UBS AG downgraded shares of O’Reilly Automotive from a “positive” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 20th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reissued a “buy” rating on shares of O’Reilly Automotive in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of O’Reilly Automotive in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reduced their price target on shares of O’Reilly Automotive from $280.00 to $201.00 and set a “sector perform” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, July 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $245.30.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Beacon Financial Group acquired a new position in O’Reilly Automotive in the third quarter valued at about $397,000. Sentry Investment Management LLC raised its stake in O’Reilly Automotive by 21.2% in the second quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 7,254 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $1,587,000 after purchasing an additional 1,269 shares in the last quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank raised its stake in O’Reilly Automotive by 24.5% in the second quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 30,837 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $6,744,000 after purchasing an additional 6,074 shares in the last quarter. Beaton Management Co. Inc. acquired a new position in O’Reilly Automotive in the second quarter valued at about $920,000. Finally, Tandem Investment Advisors Inc. raised its stake in O’Reilly Automotive by 3.2% in the second quarter. Tandem Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 4,268 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $934,000 after purchasing an additional 133 shares in the last quarter. 96.64% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for O`Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY)

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