Auto Parts Stores; Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP), AutoZone (NYSE:AZO), O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY), The Pep Boys – Manny (NYSE:PBY)
Earnings estimates have been soaring for Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP) after the company delivered its 5th straight earnings beat and provided encouraging guidance for 2014. It is a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) stock. Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) stock opened at $126.42 in last session, and closed at $125.59, while the day range of Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) stock is $125.08 – $126.71. The stock showed a negative weekly performance of -0.16%.
AutoZone Inc (NYSE:AZO)’s stock had its “neutral” rating restated by Zacks in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) stock opened at $539.71, in last session and closed at $543.84, by gaining 0.98%. The 52 week range of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) is $375.12 – $561.62. Company’s market capitalization is $18.33billion.
One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is O’Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY). This is because this security in the Auto-Parts Wholesale/Retail space is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective. O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) stock decreased -0.60% and finished the last session at $150.48. The EPS of the stock remained 6.03. Company’s market capitalization is $15.94billion.
Automotive aftermarket service and retail chain Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack (NYSE:PBY) has appointed John J. Kelly senior vice president and chief merchandising officer. The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack (NYSE:PBY) stock opened the session at $12.85, and closed the session at $12.70. The 52 week range of the The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack (NYSE:PBY) stock remained $10.21 – $14.07 and the day range was $12.60 – $12.85.