ORLY - O'Reilly Automotive, Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
398.86
+8.93 (+2.29%)
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Previous Close389.93
Open392.80
Bid398.59 x 800
Ask398.86 x 800
Day's Range392.23 - 403.50
52 Week Range314.14 - 414.63
Volume1,289,430
Avg. Volume583,706
Market Cap30.518B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.68
PE Ratio (TTM)23.78
EPS (TTM)16.77
Earnings DateOct 22, 2019 - Oct 28, 2019
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target Est421.67
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But, the underlying reasons don't change the effect.In that same vein though, recent weakness from AAP is slowly becoming clear in ORLY as well. Although O'Reilly Automotive shares have not yet reached their topping point, they're inching closer every day. One more bad day could do the trick. * 7 Stocks the Insiders Are Buying on Sale * Click to EnlargeThe tipping point, so to speak, as the support level that connects all the key lows going back to October, is plotted in yellow on both stock charts. * Another key floor now under attack is the 200-day moving average line, marked in white on both stock charts. It's being tested again this week, and that's happening on a regular basis. * Although not yet past the point of no return, notice that July's high is below April's. That's the first lower high seen in some time. Also note the fact that the most recent bearish MACD cross occurred at a lower level. 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Moreover, HD has courted these customers with new omnichannel operations, mobile apps, and customer service experiences.It's working in a big way. Last year, HD pulled in record profits and the streak is continuing this year. Sales for the first quarter of this year increased 5.7% to clock in at $26.4 billion. Earnings per share managed to jump by over 9%. Its continued moves into omnichannel have certainly helped on this front.With the continued revenue and EPS gains, HD has rewarded shareholders in a big way. Thanks to improved results, Home Depot unveiled a new monster $15 billion buyback program and increased its dividend by an insane 32%. And with interest rates set to drop further, more people could be able to buy a home. * 10 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2019 and Beyond All in all, HD's outlook could be one of the rosiest of all retail stocks. O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY)Grease monkeys and gearheads could give a flip about online and e-commerce sales. Both classic and modern cars require plenty of knowledge and specialized parts, many of which can only be found at your local auto parts store. Moreover, several maintenance issues require special disposal of waste. You can't just chuck old motor oil down the drain. That necessitates a trip to a physical location.All of this could help explain why O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) crushed the market last year.The retail stock has seen plenty of steady single and low double-digit earnings increases over the last few years as the economy continues to expand and miles driven increase. As long as the economy continues to clip at a steady pace, ORLY should be able to get the growth going.Another reason for its success is its management team. The stock is packed with insiders and family ownership. Because of this high ownership, management often takes more long-term views of investments and decisions. 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