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O'Reilly Automotive Inc -- Moody's affirms O'Reilly's Baa1 senior unsecured rating

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") today affirmed all ratings of O'Reilly Automotive Inc.s' ("O'Reilly"), including the Baa1 senior unsecured rating. "This affirmation recognizes O'Reilly's exceptional operating performance, which results in a strong quantitative profile, as well as Moody's view that auto parts remains a very compelling sub-segment of retail, with meaningful advantages emanating from its brick-and-mortar stores and 'within hours' delivery capability," stated Moody's Vice President Charlie O'Shea. O'Reilly's credit profile (Baa1 stable) reflects its very strong credit metrics, best-in-segment operating performance, excellent liquidity, and predictable financial policy.