O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) Director John Raymond Murphy Sells 122 Shares of Stock

O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) Director John Raymond Murphy sold 122 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $385.92, for a total transaction of $47,082.24. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

John Raymond Murphy also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, May 21st, John Raymond Murphy sold 528 shares of O’Reilly Automotive stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $361.05, for a total transaction of $190,634.40.

Shares of ORLY stock opened at $374.80 on Friday. O’Reilly Automotive Inc has a 1 year low of $301.41 and a 1 year high of $414.63. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $385.97. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 37.43, a quick ratio of 0.10 and a current ratio of 0.85. The company has a market cap of $30.05 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.28, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.55 and a beta of 0.73.

O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 24th. The specialty retailer reported $4.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $4.67 by ($0.16). O’Reilly Automotive had a net margin of 13.69% and a return on equity of 391.89%. The business had revenue of $2.59 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.61 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $4.28 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 5.4% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that O’Reilly Automotive Inc will post 17.54 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on ORLY shares. Morgan Stanley boosted their target price on shares of O’Reilly Automotive from $385.00 to $400.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Monday, April 15th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of O’Reilly Automotive from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $427.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Friday, July 19th. Raymond James boosted their target price on shares of O’Reilly Automotive from $435.00 to $460.00 and gave the company a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 25th. ValuEngine lowered shares of O’Reilly Automotive from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada set a $428.00 target price on shares of O’Reilly Automotive and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 26th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the stock. O’Reilly Automotive currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $406.67.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. World Asset Management Inc boosted its holdings in O’Reilly Automotive by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 5,826 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $2,152,000 after buying an additional 26 shares during the period. North American Management Corp boosted its holdings in O’Reilly Automotive by 4.6% in the 2nd quarter. North American Management Corp now owns 614 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $227,000 after buying an additional 27 shares during the period. Parallel Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in O’Reilly Automotive by 5.4% in the 1st quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 625 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $243,000 after buying an additional 32 shares during the period. Squar Milner Financial Services LLC boosted its holdings in O’Reilly Automotive by 80.5% in the 2nd quarter. Squar Milner Financial Services LLC now owns 74 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $27,000 after buying an additional 33 shares during the period. Finally, Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in O’Reilly Automotive by 5.4% in the 1st quarter. Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC now owns 666 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $259,000 after buying an additional 34 shares during the period. 84.99% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

O’Reilly Automotive Company Profile

O'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 provides new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, such as alternators, batteries, brake system components, belts, chassis parts, driveline parts, engine parts, fuel pumps, hoses, starters, and temperature control and water pumps; maintenance items comprising antifreeze and lighting products, appearance products, engine additives, filters, fluids, and oil and wiper blades; and accessories, such as floor mats, seat covers, and truck accessories.

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