O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) Shares Sold by Rockefeller Capital Management L.P.

Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. trimmed its holdings in O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) by 15.3% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 5,590 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 1,007 shares during the quarter. Rockefeller Capital Management L.P.’s holdings in O’Reilly Automotive were worth $3,164,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the stock. WINTON GROUP Ltd boosted its holdings in O’Reilly Automotive by 56.8% in the second quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 6,176 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $3,497,000 after purchasing an additional 2,238 shares in the last quarter. LGL Partners LLC boosted its holdings in O’Reilly Automotive by 32.5% in the second quarter. LGL Partners LLC now owns 673 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $381,000 after purchasing an additional 165 shares in the last quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in O’Reilly Automotive by 306.3% in the second quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC now owns 32,526 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $18,417,000 after purchasing an additional 24,520 shares in the last quarter. Papp L Roy & Associates boosted its holdings in O’Reilly Automotive by 1.7% in the second quarter. Papp L Roy & Associates now owns 33,526 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $18,983,000 after purchasing an additional 563 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Resources Investment Advisors LLC. boosted its holdings in O’Reilly Automotive by 0.8% in the second quarter. Resources Investment Advisors LLC. now owns 3,037 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $1,720,000 after purchasing an additional 24 shares in the last quarter. 79.53% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Morgan Stanley cut O’Reilly Automotive from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $630.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Friday, August 27th. Oppenheimer boosted their price objective on O’Reilly Automotive from $590.00 to $690.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, July 30th. Bank of America cut O’Reilly Automotive from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $680.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Friday. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Wells Fargo & Company boosted their price objective on O’Reilly Automotive from $660.00 to $670.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 29th. Finally, Wedbush boosted their price objective on O’Reilly Automotive from $540.00 to $590.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 29th. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $586.84.

NASDAQ:ORLY opened at $599.34 on Friday. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $599.24 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $552.69. The stock has a market capitalization of $41.33 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.51, a PEG ratio of 1.51 and a beta of 1.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 17.57, a quick ratio of 0.19 and a current ratio of 0.82. O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. has a 1 year low of $424.03 and a 1 year high of $621.73.

O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 27th. The specialty retailer reported $8.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $7.28 by $1.05. The firm had revenue of $3.47 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.16 billion. O’Reilly Automotive had a return on equity of 757.31% and a net margin of 15.94%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $7.10 earnings per share. On average, analysts predict that O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. will post 27.65 EPS for the current year.

In other O’Reilly Automotive news, Chairman David E. Oreilly sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $605.00, for a total value of $3,025,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CFO Thomas Mcfall sold 19,784 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $611.72, for a total value of $12,102,268.48. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 95,628 shares of company stock worth $58,150,270 in the last three months. 2.11% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

About O’Reilly Automotive

O’Reilly Automotive, Inc owns and operates retail outlets in the United States. It engages in the distribution and retailing of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories in the U.S., serving both professional installers and do-it-yourself customers. The company provides new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, including alternators, starters, fuel pumps, water pumps, brake system components, batteries, belts, hoses, temperature controls, chassis parts and engine parts; maintenance items comprising oil, antifreeze products, fluids, filters, lighting products, engine additives, and appearance products; and accessories, such as floor mats, seat covers, and truck accessories.

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