AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) insider James C. Griffith sold 1,250 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $794.70, for a total transaction of $993,375.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 1,353 shares in the company, valued at $1,075,229.10. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.
AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE AZO) traded down $5.10 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $788.70. 531,264 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 449,276. The company has a quick ratio of 0.14, a current ratio of 0.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.27. The company has a market cap of $21,570.00, a P/E ratio of 17.57, a P/E/G ratio of 1.26 and a beta of 0.71. AutoZone, Inc. has a 52-week low of $491.13 and a 52-week high of $797.89.
AutoZone (NYSE:AZO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, December 5th. The company reported $10.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $9.90 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $2.59 billion during 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 business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $9.36 EPS. research analysts forecast that AutoZone, Inc. will post 47.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Tealwood Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in AutoZone by 7.7% in the 4th quarter. Tealwood Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,266 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,612,000 after purchasing an additional 162 shares during the period. State of Alaska Department of Revenue boosted its holdings in AutoZone by 107.4% in the 4th quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 3,708 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,636,000 after purchasing an additional 1,920 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings in AutoZone by 5.2% in the 4th quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 97,347 shares of the company’s stock valued at $69,250,000 after purchasing an additional 4,812 shares during the period. Koshinski Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in AutoZone in the 4th quarter valued at about $908,000. Finally, Marathon Asset Management LLP boosted its holdings in AutoZone by 1.1% in the 4th quarter. Marathon Asset Management LLP now owns 27,773 shares of the company’s stock valued at $19,757,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares during the period. 99.34% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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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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