Randy Johnson Sells 1,040 Shares of O'Reilly Automotive Inc (ORLY) Stock

O'Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) SVP Randy Johnson sold 1,040 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $241.34, for a total transaction of $250,993.60. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 9,263 shares in the company, valued at $2,235,532.42. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

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

  • On Friday, December 1st, Randy Johnson sold 1,040 shares of O'Reilly Automotive stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $235.00, for a total transaction of $244,400.00.
  • On Wednesday, November 1st, Randy Johnson sold 1,040 shares of O'Reilly Automotive stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $211.24, for a total transaction of $219,689.60.

Shares of O'Reilly Automotive Inc (ORLY) traded up $3.84 during trading on Thursday, hitting $257.68. 879,439 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,224,733. O'Reilly Automotive Inc has a fifty-two week low of $169.43 and a fifty-two week high of $283.97. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.72, a quick ratio of 0.10 and a current ratio of 0.93. The firm has a market cap of $21,660.00, a PE ratio of 21.93, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.34 and a beta of 0.84.

O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The specialty retailer reported $3.22 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $3.15 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $2.34 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.34 billion. O'Reilly Automotive had a net margin of 12.13% and a return on equity of 93.18%. O'Reilly Automotive’s quarterly revenue was up 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $2.90 EPS. analysts expect that O'Reilly Automotive Inc will post 11.89 earnings per share for the current year.

ORLY has been the subject of several analyst reports. UBS Group reiterated 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. Oppenheimer set a $220.00 price target on shares of O'Reilly Automotive and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Credit Suisse Group set a $193.00 price target on shares of O'Reilly Automotive and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $220.00 price target on shares of O'Reilly Automotive in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Citigroup boosted their price target on shares of O'Reilly Automotive from $276.00 to $283.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $247.27.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of ORLY. Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its stake in O'Reilly Automotive by 45.7% during the 3rd quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 2,583,140 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $556,331,000 after purchasing an additional 809,647 shares during the period. Polen Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in O'Reilly Automotive by 29.4% during the 3rd quarter. Polen Capital Management LLC now owns 2,672,521 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $575,581,000 after purchasing an additional 607,076 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in O'Reilly Automotive by 9.1% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,213,274 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,359,092,000 after purchasing an additional 520,626 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its stake in O'Reilly Automotive by 69.7% during the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 861,994 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $188,553,000 after purchasing an additional 354,094 shares during the period. Finally, HL Financial Services LLC boosted its stake in O'Reilly Automotive by 17,380.0% during the 3rd quarter. HL Financial Services LLC now owns 350,473 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $75,481,000 after purchasing an additional 348,468 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 88.33% of the company’s stock.

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About O'Reilly Automotive

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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