O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) CFO Thomas Mcfall sold 20,000 shares of O’Reilly Automotive stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $235.00, for a total transaction of $4,700,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 27,431 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,446,285. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Thomas Mcfall also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, November 14th, Thomas Mcfall sold 10,000 shares of O’Reilly Automotive stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $220.00, for a total transaction of $2,200,000.00.

O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (ORLY) traded down $0.11 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $236.21. 1,366,589 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,308,890. The firm has a market capitalization of $20,440.00, a P/E ratio of 19.85, a P/E/G ratio of 1.35 and a beta of 0.80. O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. has a 1-year low of $169.43 and a 1-year high of $286.57. The company has a quick ratio of 0.10, a current ratio of 0.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.72.

O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The specialty retailer reported $3.22 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $3.15 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $2.34 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.34 billion. O’Reilly Automotive had a net margin of 12.13% and a return on equity of 93.18%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.90 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. will post 11.91 EPS for the current fiscal year.

O’Reilly Automotive announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Friday, September 1st that allows the company to repurchase $1.00 billion in outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization allows the specialty retailer to repurchase up to 5.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company’s management believes its shares are undervalued.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of ORLY. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in O’Reilly Automotive by 66.8% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 3,123,465 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $683,226,000 after acquiring an additional 1,251,237 shares in the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its position in O’Reilly Automotive by 45.7% in the third quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 2,583,140 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $556,331,000 after acquiring an additional 809,647 shares in the last quarter. Polen Capital Management LLC raised its position in O’Reilly Automotive by 29.4% in the third quarter. Polen Capital Management LLC now owns 2,672,521 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $575,581,000 after acquiring an additional 607,076 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in O’Reilly Automotive by 9.1% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,213,274 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,359,092,000 after acquiring an additional 520,626 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in O’Reilly Automotive by 69.7% in the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 861,994 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $188,553,000 after acquiring an additional 354,094 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 88.61% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Oppenheimer reissued a “buy” rating on shares of O’Reilly Automotive in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “hold” rating and set a $220.00 price target on shares of O’Reilly Automotive in a report on Friday, October 27th. UBS reissued a “buy” rating and set a $240.00 price target (up previously from $230.00) on shares of O’Reilly Automotive in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Credit Suisse Group set a $193.00 price target on shares of O’Reilly Automotive and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Citigroup boosted their price target on shares of O’Reilly Automotive from $276.00 to $283.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating, ten have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. O’Reilly Automotive has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $243.48.

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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.

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