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How to buy O’Reilly Automotive stock

Learn how to easily invest in O’Reilly Automotive stock.

O’Reilly Automotive Inc is a specialty retail business based in the US. O’Reilly Automotive shares (ORLY) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. O’Reilly Automotive employs 84,788 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $13.7 billion.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – ORLY – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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O’Reilly Automotive stock price (NASDAQ: ORLY)

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O’Reilly Automotive shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-27.
Latest market close$718.19
52-week range$562.90 - $750.88
50-day moving average $706.89
200-day moving average $672.23
Wall St. target price$769.67
PE ratio 22.086
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $31.41

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Is it a good time to buy O’Reilly Automotive stock?

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O’Reilly Automotive price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $718.19 from 2022-10-03

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1 month (2022-08-31) N/A
3 months (2022-06-30) N/A
6 months (2022-03-31) N/A
1 year (2021-10-04) 20.04%
2 years (2020-10-02) 56.73%
3 years (2019-10-04) 83.86%
5 years (2017-10-04) 238.51%

Is O’Reilly Automotive stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing O’Reilly Automotive stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of O’Reilly Automotive's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

O’Reilly Automotive's P/E ratio

O’Reilly Automotive's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, O’Reilly Automotive shares trade at around 22x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

O’Reilly Automotive's PEG ratio

O’Reilly Automotive's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.2566. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into O’Reilly Automotive's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

O’Reilly Automotive's EBITDA

O’Reilly Automotive's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $3.2 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a O’Reilly Automotive's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

O’Reilly Automotive financials

Revenue TTM $13.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 21.19%
Gross profit TTM $7 billion
Return on assets TTM 15.15%
Return on equity TTM 58.64%
Profit margin 15.55%
Book value $3.15
Market capitalisation $43.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

O’Reilly Automotive's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like O’Reilly Automotive.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

O’Reilly Automotive's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 17.52

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and O’Reilly Automotive's overall score of 17.52 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like O’Reilly Automotive is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

O’Reilly Automotive's environmental score

Environmental score: 5.12/100

O’Reilly Automotive's environmental score of 5.12 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that O’Reilly Automotive is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

O’Reilly Automotive's social score

Social score: 10.77/100

O’Reilly Automotive's social score of 10.77 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that O’Reilly Automotive is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

O’Reilly Automotive's governance score

Governance score: 8.63/100

O’Reilly Automotive's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that O’Reilly Automotive is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

O’Reilly Automotive Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 17.52
Total ESG percentile 8.92
Environmental score 5.12
Environmental score percentile 6
Social score 10.77
Social score percentile 6
Governance score 8.63
Governance score percentile 6

O’Reilly Automotive share dividends

We're not expecting O’Reilly Automotive to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have O’Reilly Automotive's shares ever split?

O’Reilly Automotive's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 15 June 2005. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your O’Reilly Automotive shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for O’Reilly Automotive shares which in turn could have impacted O’Reilly Automotive's share price.

O’Reilly Automotive share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, O’Reilly Automotive's shares have ranged in value from as little as $562.9 up to $750.88. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ORLY.US volatility(beta: 0.99)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while O’Reilly Automotive's is 0.994. This would suggest that O’Reilly Automotive's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

O’Reilly Automotive overview

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. 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. Its stores offer auto body paint and related materials, automotive tools, and professional service provider service equipment. The company's stores also provide enhanced services and programs comprising used oil, oil filter, and battery recycling; battery, wiper, and bulb replacement; battery diagnostic testing; electrical and module testing; check engine light code extraction; loaner tool program; drum and rotor resurfacing; custom hydraulic hoses; and professional paint shop mixing and related materials. Its stores offer do-it-yourself and professional service provider customers a selection of products for domestic and imported automobiles, vans, and trucks. As of December 31, 2021, the company owned and operated 5,759 stores in the United States, and 25 stores in Mexico.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of O’Reilly Automotive is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.163% of O’Reilly Automotive shares are held by insiders and 87.205% by institutions.
How many people work for O’Reilly Automotive?
Latest data suggests 84,788 work at O’Reilly Automotive.
When does the fiscal year end for O’Reilly Automotive?
O’Reilly Automotive's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is O’Reilly Automotive based?
O’Reilly Automotive's address is: 233 South Patterson Avenue, Springfield, MO, United States, 65802-2298
What is O’Reilly Automotive's ISIN number?
O’Reilly Automotive's international securities identification number is: US67103H1077
What is O’Reilly Automotive's CUSIP number?
O’Reilly Automotive's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 67103H107

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