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O'Reilly Automotive Inc -- Moody's assigns a Baa1 rating to O'Reilly's senior unsecured notes

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") assigned a Baa1 rating to O'Reilly Automotive Inc.'s new $500 million senior unsecured notes due 2029. "O'Reilly is well-positioned at Baa1, with plenty of cushion both quantitatively and qualitatively, and this new issuance slightly reduces that cushion," stated Moody's Vice President Charlie O'Shea. O'Reilly's Baa1 rating reflects its very strong credit metrics, best-in-segment operating performance, excellent liquidity, and predictable financial policy.