What Should Investors Know About AutoZone (AZO) Stock?

Shares of Large-cap consumer discretionary company AutoZone moved 1.1 this afternoon, and are now trading at $2680.94 per share. On the other hand, the average analyst target price for the stock is $2849.75.

AutoZone, Inc. retails and distributes automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States, Mexico, and Brazil.

AutoZone Investors Should Consider This:

  • AutoZone has moved 9.0% over the last year.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.85. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing AutoZone's estimated growth potential

Understanding AutoZone's Operating Margins

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Operating Expenses ($ k) Operating Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023 27,224,163 8,898,547 19 -5.0
2022 16,252,230 5,201,921 20 0.0
2021 14,629,585 4,773,258 20 5.26
2020 12,631,967 4,353,074 19 0.0
2019 11,863,743 4,148,864 19 18.75
2018 11,221,077 4,162,890 16

Over the last 6 years, AutoZone's operating margins have averaged 18.8%, which is better than the 6.19% Auto & Truck Dealerships industry average. We also note that the company's operating margins have a high coefficient of variability at 48.4%. The firm's margins exhibit a relatively stable growth trend of 2.9%.

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