AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) insider James C. Griffith sold 1,547 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $783.00, for a total transaction of $1,211,301.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.
Shares of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE AZO) traded down $3.27 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $784.79. 296,878 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 454,317. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.27, a current ratio of 0.93 and a quick ratio of 0.14. The company has a market cap of $21,470.00, a P/E ratio of 17.48, a P/E/G ratio of 1.25 and a beta of 0.71. AutoZone, Inc. has a twelve month low of $491.13 and a twelve month high of $791.64.
AutoZone (NYSE:AZO) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, December 5th. The company reported $10.00 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $9.90 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $2.59 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.54 billion. AutoZone had a net margin of 11.66% and a negative return on equity of 78.83%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $9.36 EPS. analysts expect that AutoZone, Inc. will post 47.25 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its stake in AutoZone by 5.2% in the 4th quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 97,347 shares of the company’s stock worth $69,250,000 after acquiring an additional 4,812 shares in the last quarter. Koshinski Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in AutoZone in the 4th quarter worth about $908,000. Marathon Asset Management LLP grew its stake in AutoZone by 1.1% in the 4th quarter. Marathon Asset Management LLP now owns 27,773 shares of the company’s stock worth $19,757,000 after acquiring an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. Creative Planning grew its stake in AutoZone by 5.0% in the 4th quarter. Creative Planning now owns 2,044 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,454,000 after acquiring an additional 97 shares in the last quarter. Finally, National Pension Service grew its stake in AutoZone by 8.5% in the 4th quarter. National Pension Service now owns 32,654 shares of the company’s stock worth $23,229,000 after acquiring an additional 2,553 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 99.35% of the company’s stock.
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AutoZone Company Profile
Autozone, Inc is a retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. The Company operates through the Auto Parts Locations segment. The Auto Parts Locations segment is a retailer and distributor of automotive parts and accessories. As of August 27, 2016, the Company operated through 5,814 locations in the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Brazil.
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