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Is O’Reilly Automotive Inc.(NASDAQ: ORLY), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. O’Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ: ORLY) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 4/23/1993. O’Reilly Automotive Inc. is in the Auto Parts Stores industry and Services sector. Average volume for O’Reilly Automotive Inc., is 682.8, and so far today it has a volume of 768700. Performance year to date since the 4/23/1993 is 8.94%.

To help you determine whether O’Reilly Automotive Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 27.41 and forward P/E is 22.4. PEG perhaps more useful shows that O’Reilly Automotive Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.78. P/S ratio is 3.14 and the P/B ratio is 15.68. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 65.52 and 27.95 respectively.

At the current price O’Reilly Automotive Inc. is trading at, 276.08 (-1.44% today), O’Reilly Automotive Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 10.07, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 14.79% after growing 25.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 15.90%, and 6.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 94.52, and the number of shares float is 92.54. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.80%, and institutional ownership is at 91.80%. The float short is 6.48%, with the short ratio at a value of 8.79. Management has seen a return on assets of 14.20%, and also a return on investment of 29.40%.

The ability for O’Reilly Automotive Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1, and quick ratio is 0.2. Long term debt/equity is 1.12 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, O’Reilly Automotive Inc. has a gross margin of 52.30%, with its operating margin at 19.50%, and O’Reilly Automotive Inc. has a profit margin of 12.00%.

The 52 week high is -5.72%, with 22.64% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -2.34% and the 200 day simple moving average is 3.41%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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