O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) Shares Purchased by Unigestion Holding SA

Unigestion Holding SA boosted its stake in O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) by 25.1% in the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 738 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after purchasing an additional 148 shares during the period. Unigestion Holding SA’s holdings in O’Reilly Automotive were worth $294,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of ORLY. Invesco Ltd. increased its holdings in O’Reilly Automotive by 74.8% in the 2nd quarter. Invesco Ltd. now owns 2,016,087 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $744,582,000 after purchasing an additional 862,531 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its position in O’Reilly Automotive by 14.5% in the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 4,013,656 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $1,475,299,000 after buying an additional 509,286 shares during the period. Nuveen Asset Management LLC boosted its position in O’Reilly Automotive by 958.6% in the 2nd quarter. Nuveen Asset Management LLC now owns 452,924 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $167,274,000 after buying an additional 410,139 shares during the period. Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in O’Reilly Automotive in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $140,345,000. Finally, Bank of America Corp DE boosted its position in O’Reilly Automotive by 18.7% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 1,182,500 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $436,720,000 after buying an additional 186,308 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 85.86% of the company’s stock.

In other news, SVP Jonathan Wyatt Andrews sold 6,250 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $440.51, for a total transaction of $2,753,187.50. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 6,756 shares in the company, valued at $2,976,085.56. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, SVP Jason Lee Tarrant sold 651 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $370.69, for a total transaction of $241,319.19. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 1,941 shares in the company, valued at $719,509.29. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 66,958 shares of company stock worth $29,272,722. 2.52% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Shares of O’Reilly Automotive stock traded down $1.03 during trading on Friday, hitting $439.23. 256,400 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 613,447. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 32.16, a current ratio of 0.81 and a quick ratio of 0.08. The stock has a market cap of $33.19 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.28, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.71 and a beta of 0.70. O’Reilly Automotive Inc has a 12-month low of $326.71 and a 12-month high of $446.78. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $410.60 and its 200 day moving average price is $388.03.

O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 23rd. The specialty retailer reported $5.08 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $4.79 by $0.29. The company had revenue of $2.67 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.64 billion. O’Reilly Automotive had a net margin of 13.69% and a return on equity of 527.13%. O’Reilly Automotive’s quarterly revenue was up 7.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $4.50 earnings per share. As a group, research analysts forecast that O’Reilly Automotive Inc will post 17.9 earnings per share for the current year.

ORLY has been the subject of several recent research reports. Raymond James initiated coverage on shares of O’Reilly Automotive in a research report on Monday, October 7th. They issued a “market perform” rating and a $430.00 price target for the company. BidaskClub cut shares of O’Reilly Automotive from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 9th. Royal Bank of Canada set a $465.00 price target on shares of O’Reilly Automotive and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 25th. Credit Suisse Group raised their price target on shares of O’Reilly Automotive from $413.00 to $418.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, October 25th. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised their price target on shares of O’Reilly Automotive from $400.00 to $430.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 24th. Thirteen research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. O’Reilly Automotive presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $489.53.

About O’Reilly Automotive

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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