Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC Invests $290,000 in O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY)

Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLYFree Report) in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 305 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock, valued at approximately $290,000.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in ORLY. Washington Trust Advisors Inc. grew its stake in shares of O’Reilly Automotive by 31.0% during the 4th quarter. Washington Trust Advisors Inc. now owns 55 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $52,000 after acquiring an additional 13 shares during the period. Financial Management Professionals Inc. boosted its stake in O’Reilly Automotive by 29.5% in the 4th quarter. Financial Management Professionals Inc. now owns 57 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $54,000 after purchasing an additional 13 shares during the period. First Financial Corp IN boosted its stake in O’Reilly Automotive by 38.6% in the 4th quarter. First Financial Corp IN now owns 61 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $58,000 after purchasing an additional 17 shares during the period. Householder Group Estate & Retirement Specialist LLC boosted its stake in O’Reilly Automotive by 81.1% in the 4th quarter. Householder Group Estate & Retirement Specialist LLC now owns 67 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $63,000 after purchasing an additional 30 shares during the period. Finally, HM Payson & Co. boosted its stake in O’Reilly Automotive by 104.9% in the 3rd quarter. HM Payson & Co. now owns 84 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $76,000 after purchasing an additional 43 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 85.00% of the company’s stock.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other O’Reilly Automotive news, CEO Brad W. Beckham sold 6,032 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,015.00, for a total value of $6,122,480.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 716 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $726,740. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 1.18% of the company’s stock.

O’Reilly Automotive Stock Performance

Shares of NASDAQ ORLY traded down $20.77 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $966.19. 224,113 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 375,626. O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. has a 52 week low of $860.10 and a 52 week high of $1,169.11. The company has a market cap of $56.90 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.05, a PEG ratio of 1.81 and a beta of 0.90. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $1,066.67 and a 200-day moving average price of $1,028.36.

O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLYGet Free Report) last released its earnings results on Thursday, April 25th. The specialty retailer reported $9.20 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $9.18 by $0.02. O’Reilly Automotive had a negative return on equity of 145.86% and a net margin of 14.78%. The business had revenue of $3.98 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.99 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $8.28 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, sell-side analysts predict that O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. will post 41.93 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Several research analysts have commented on the company. UBS Group raised their target price on O’Reilly Automotive from $1,125.00 to $1,275.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 17th. Wells Fargo & Company lowered their price target on O’Reilly Automotive from $1,300.00 to $1,200.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, April 25th. Royal Bank of Canada raised their price target on O’Reilly Automotive from $1,003.00 to $1,078.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. StockNews.com cut O’Reilly Automotive from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, May 3rd. Finally, Wedbush reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $1,100.00 price objective on shares of O’Reilly Automotive in a report on Thursday, April 25th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, O’Reilly Automotive has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $1,123.64.

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O’Reilly Automotive Company Profile

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O'Reilly Automotive, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer and supplier of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. The company provides new and remanufactured automotive hard parts and maintenance items, such as alternators, batteries, brake system components, belts, chassis parts, driveline parts, engine parts, fuel pumps, hoses, starters, temperature control, water pumps, antifreeze, appearance products, engine additives, filters, fluids, lighting products, and oil and wiper blades; and accessories, including floor mats, seat covers, and truck accessories.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY)

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