$12.99 EPS Expected for AutoZone, Inc. (AZO) as of May, 22

May 16, 2018 - By Sergio Grout

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Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.20, from 2017Q3’s 1.05. The ratio dived due to AutoZone, Inc. positioning: 37 sold and 200 reduced. 86 funds amassed stakes and 116 increased stakes. Investors holded 26.58 million in 2017Q3 but now own 25.09 million shares or 5.64% less.
Advisor Prns Llc holds 0.17% of its capital in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) for 1,184 shs. Mason Street Limited Com invested in 0.06% or 3,830 shs. Marathon Asset Limited Liability Partnership has invested 0.3% in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Ent Financial Service Corporation holds 0% of its capital in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) for 6 shs. Atria Invests Lc reported 283 shs stake. Amundi Pioneer Asset Inc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 10,462 shs. Fiera Corporation reported 460,679 shs. Engineers Gate Manager Lp invested in 1,011 shs. California-based Fuller & Thaler Asset has invested 0% in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Moreover, New South Inc has 3.99% invested in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec reported 777,373 shs. Meiji Yasuda Asset Mngmt Limited stated it has 1,754 shs. Northern Corp has 389,984 shs. 289 are owned by First Natl Tru. Burney reported 22,316 shs.

AutoZone, Inc. registered $12.56 million net activity with 1 insider buy and 5 insider sales since January 3, 2018. Daniele Philip B. sold $577,472 worth of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) or 740 shs on Friday, January 12. On Friday, January 19 Griffith James C. sold $993,372 worth of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Another trade for 2,700 shs valued at $2.05M was made by Smith Richard Craig on Thursday, January 4. BROOKS DOUGLAS H also bought $98,413 worth of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) on Monday, April 16.

On May, 22 before the open. Investors wait AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) to report its quarterly earnings, as reported by RTT. The earnings per share diference is $1.55 or 13.55 % up from last years number. Previous year: $11.44; Analysts forcast: $12.99. If the current earnings per share of $12.99 is accurate, AZO’s profit could hit $349.45M. Wall Street sees 25.14 % EPS growth as of May, 22. AZO touched $655.84 during the last trading session after $1.68 change.AutoZone, Inc. has volume of 71,093 shares. Since May 16, 2017 AZO has declined 11.15% and is downtrending. AZO underperformed the S&P500 by 22.70%.

AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) Ratings Coverage

In total 15 analysts cover AutoZone (NYSE:AZO). “Buy” rating has 7, “Sell” are 0, while 8 are “Hold”. 47% are bullish. 23 are the (NYSE:AZO)’s analyst reports since November 29, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Wednesday, December 6 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Jefferies. On Wednesday, December 6 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Guggenheim. On Wednesday, February 28 the firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given. On Wednesday, November 29 UBS maintained AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) rating. UBS has “Buy” rating and $750 target. On Thursday, April 5 the stock of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) has “Outperform” rating given by Wedbush. On Wednesday, April 25 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research. On Tuesday, April 17 the rating was initiated by Guggenheim with “Hold”. The company rating was maintained by UBS on Friday, February 23. On Tuesday, December 5 Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of AZO in report with “Hold” rating. On Wednesday, December 6 UBS maintained the shares of AZO in report with “Buy” rating.

AutoZone, Inc. retails and distributes automotive replacement parts and accessories.The firm is valued at $17.64 billion. It offers various products for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans, and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products.The P/E ratio is 13.89. The company's products include A/C compressors, batteries and accessories, bearings, belts and hoses, calipers, carburetors, chassis, clutches, CV axles, engines, fuel pumps, fuses, ignition and lighting products, mufflers, radiators, thermostats, starters and alternators, and water pumps.

For more AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) news announced briefly go to: Globenewswire.com, Seekingalpha.com, Seekingalpha.com, Benzinga.com or Globenewswire.com. The titles are as follows: “AutoZone Appoints New Board Members” announced on May 15, 2018, “Value In AutoZone” on April 18, 2018, “Death Of Retail Is Premature” with a publish date: May 16, 2018, “Why Goldman Sachs Is Adding AutoZone, McDonald’s To Its Conviction List” and the last “AutoZone to Release Third Quarter Earnings May 22, 2018” with publication date: April 26, 2018.

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