O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY).
Gateway Investment Advisers LLC reports that it lowered its ownership in O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. by 125 shares as of the end of the last quarter. Its stake was valued at $1,196,000 a decrease of $313,000 as of quarter end.
Here are some other firms who have updated their holdings. Cobiz Wealth, LLC downsized its investment by shedding 1,307 shares a decrease of 5.0%. Cobiz Wealth, LLC now controls 24,833 shares with a value of $5,432,000. The total value of its holdings decreased 23.0%. Daiwa Sb Investments Ltd. grew its ownership by buying 490 shares an increase of 14.0% in the quarter. Daiwa Sb Investments Ltd. controls 3,980 shares worth $871,000. The value of the position overall is down by 7.5%.
As of quarter end Private Trust Co Na had sold 521 shares trimming its stake by 22.1%. The value of the investment in (ORLY) decreased from $635,000 to $400,000 decreasing 37.0% quarter to quarter.
On July 7, 2017 the stock rating was rated “Neutral” by Bank of America down from the previous “” rating. On July 6 the stock rating was downgraded to “Neutral” from “Outperform” in an announcement from Credit Suisse.
On July 6 the company was downgraded from “Overweight” to “Neutral” in a report issued by Morgan Stanley. On June 20 the company was downgraded from “Positive” to “Neutral” by analysts at Susquehanna.
On December 14, 2016 Atlantic Equities starting coverage on the stock setting a rating of “Neutral”. On August 25 analysts at Susquehanna began coverage by announcing an initial rating of “Positive”.
The company is trading up since yesterday’s close of $174.1. The stock last traded at $175.38 a tad below $237.55, the 50 day moving average and which is just under the 200 day moving average of $260.49. The 50 day moving average moved down $-63.45 and the 200 day average went down $-86.39 or -33.16%.
The most current P/E ratio is 15.87 and the market cap is 15.84B. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $10.97 and is expected to be $11.89 for the current year with 91,005,000 shares presently outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is forecasted at $3.21 and the next full year EPS is projected to be $13.21.
Investors are a little more bearish lately if you take note of the uptick in short interest. The company realized a rise in short interest from June 15, 2017 to May 31, 2017 of 4.88%. Short interest increased 400,524 over that period. The short-interest ratio increased to 7.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.09% as of May 31.