AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) insider William W. Graves sold 10,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $744.78, for a total transaction of $7,820,190.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 12,574 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $9,364,863.72. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.
AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) traded up $11.83 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $761.26. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 640,993 shares, compared to its average volume of 599,000. The company has a current ratio of 0.93, a quick ratio of 0.14 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.27. The firm has a market cap of $20,820.00, a P/E ratio of 16.95, a PEG ratio of 1.35 and a beta of 0.71. AutoZone, Inc. has a 12-month low of $491.13 and a 12-month high of $800.00.
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, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $9.90 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $2.59 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.54 billion. AutoZone had a negative return on equity of 78.83% and a net margin of 11.66%. 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 company earned $9.36 EPS. research analysts forecast that AutoZone, Inc. will post 46.73 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of AZO. Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC acquired a new stake in AutoZone during the 2nd quarter worth about $114,000. Salem Investment Counselors Inc. increased its holdings in shares of AutoZone by 3.5% in the 2nd quarter. Salem Investment Counselors Inc. now owns 264 shares of the company’s stock valued at $151,000 after purchasing an additional 9 shares during the period. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of AutoZone in the 3rd quarter valued at about $179,000. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd acquired a new position in shares of AutoZone in the 3rd quarter valued at about $202,000. Finally, Gyroscope Capital Management Group LLC increased its holdings in shares of AutoZone by 28.7% in the 2nd quarter. Gyroscope Capital Management Group LLC now owns 408 shares of the company’s stock valued at $233,000 after purchasing an additional 91 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 99.35% of the company’s stock.
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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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