O Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) Stock Sentiment Improves

July 16, 2018 - By Margaret Guttierez

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Sentiment for O Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY)

O Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) institutional sentiment increased to 1.01 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.25, from 0.76 in 2017Q4. The ratio has improved, as 244 funds increased and opened new stock positions, while 241 sold and reduced stakes in O Reilly Automotive Inc. The funds in our partner’s database now hold: 67.39 million shares, down from 69.25 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of funds holding O Reilly Automotive Inc in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 12 to 12 for the same number . Sold All: 38 Reduced: 203 Increased: 168 New Position: 76.

OÂ’Reilly Automotive, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the retail of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories in the United States. The company has market cap of $23.36 billion. The firm provides new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, such as alternators, starters, fuel pumps, water pumps, brake system components, batteries, belts, hoses, temperature controls, chassis parts, driveline parts, and engine parts; maintenance items comprising oil, antifreeze products, fluids, filters, wiper blades, lighting products, engine additives, and appearance products; and accessories, such as floor mats, seat covers, and truck accessories. It has a 21.18 P/E ratio. The Company’s stores offer auto body paint and related materials, automotive tools, and professional service well-known provider service equipment.

The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $285.15. About 316,518 shares traded. O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) has risen 10.02% since July 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.55% the S&P500.

Analysts await O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $4.04 EPS, up 30.32 % or $0.94 from last year’s $3.1 per share. ORLY’s profit will be $330.92 million for 17.65 P/E if the $4.04 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.61 actual EPS reported by O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.91 % EPS growth.

Rivulet Capital Llc holds 9.33% of its portfolio in O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. for 331,360 shares. Broad Run Investment Management Llc owns 975,541 shares or 7.83% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Abrams Capital Management L.P. has 6.85% invested in the company for 883,194 shares. The Missouri-based Signalpoint Asset Management Llc has invested 6.56% in the stock. Akre Capital Management Llc, a Virginia-based fund reported 1.89 million shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 21 sales for $66.71 million activity.

O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 64% of O’Reilly Auto’s analysts are positive. Out of 11 Wall Street analysts rating O’Reilly Auto, 7 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 4 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $246 while the high is $320. The stock’s average target of $292.80 is 2.68% above today’s ($285.15) share price. ORLY was included in 15 notes of analysts from January 18, 2018. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, April 12 with “Neutral”. On Tuesday, April 17 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 9 by Citigroup. Credit Suisse maintained O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) rating on Thursday, February 8. Credit Suisse has “Neutral” rating and $264 target. As per Thursday, February 8, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The stock of O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Guggenheim. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 7 by Northcoast. The stock of O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, June 12 by Wells Fargo. On Thursday, February 8 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. Raymond James maintained O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) rating on Thursday, April 19. Raymond James has “Strong Buy” rating and $280 target.

More news for O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. Announces Dates for Its Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call” on July 02, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “O’Reilly Has Room To Run” and published on June 28, 2018 is yet another important article.

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