AAP : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
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  2. Pep Boys Earnings Slump in 1Q - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    Pep Boys's adjusted earnings declined 60% to 2 cents per share in the first quarter of fiscal 2013
  3. Standard Motors Remains Outperform - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    On June 7, we maintained our Outperform recommendation on Standard Motor based on its strong brand recognition.
  4. Mixed Bag from Advance Auto - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    Advance Auto Parts Inc. (AAP) posted a 2.2% decrease in earnings per share to 88 cents in the fourth quarter of 2012 from ...
  5. Standard Motors Remains Outperform - Analyst Blog

    January 28, 2013
    On Jan 23, we maintained our Outperform recommendation on Standard Motor Product Inc. (SMP) based on its strong brand recognition, ...
  6. Agree Realty Continues to Expand - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    Agree Realty Corporation (ADC) - a real estate investment trust (REIT) - announced that it has acquired four Applebee's International ...
  7. Advance Auto Acquires B.W.P. - Analyst Blog

    January 2, 2013
    Advance Auto Parts Inc. (AAP) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Armonk, New York-based supplier of automotive ...
  8. Will Pep Boys Ever Show Real Growth Again?

    December 5, 2012
    Pep Boys continues to stumble along with an unworkable model.
  9. NYSE Stocks, Including Kohl's, Making Big Moves on November 29, ...

    November 29, 2012
    The market is on the rise so far this morning. The Nasdaq is trading up 0.5%; the S&P 500 has moved up 0.5%; and the Dow ...
  10. Kohl's Among Services' Biggest Movers on November 29, 2012

    November 29, 2012
    The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq has climbed 0.5%; the S&P 500 has increased 0.5%; and the Dow is up 0.4%. ...
  11. O'Reilly Boosts Share Repurchase - Analyst Blog

    November 15, 2012
    O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (ORLY) announced that its Board of Directors has approved a resolution to boost the authorization ...
  12. Advance Auto Meets but Profits Fall - Analyst Blog

    November 9, 2012
    Advance Auto Parts Inc. (AAP) posted a 14.2% fall in earnings per share to $1.21 in the third quarter of the year from $1.41 ...
  13. O'Reilly Sees Good Quarter - Analyst Blog

    October 25, 2012
    O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (ORLY) witnessed a 20% increase in earnings per share to $1.32 in the third quarter of 2012 from ...
  14. Services Stocks, Including China Mobile Ltd, Making Big Moves ...

    October 22, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has moved up 0.3%, the S&P 500 is trading down 0.2% and the Dow has declined 0.2%. ...
  15. Genuine Parts Misses by a Penny - Analyst Blog

    October 18, 2012
    Genuine Parts Company (GPC) reported a 14.4% rise in earnings per share to $1.11 in the third quarter of the year from 97 ...
  16. Earnings Preview: Genuine Parts - Analyst Blog

    October 17, 2012
    Genuine Parts Company (GPC) is set to release its third quarter 2012 results before the market opens on October 18. The automotive ...
  17. Tenneco Stays at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    September 18, 2012
    We are reiterating our Neutral recommendation on Tenneco Inc. (TEN). The leading maker of emission control and ride control ...
  18. Advance Auto Cut to Underperform - Analyst Blog

    September 6, 2012
    We have downgraded our long-term recommendation on Advance Auto Parts Inc. (AAP) to Underperform.  The leading automotive ...
  19. O'Reilly Prices $300 Million Notes - Analyst Blog

    August 22, 2012
    On August 16, O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (ORLY) announced its plan for an offering of $300 million senior subordinated notes ...
  20. Advance Auto Profits Dip - Analyst Blog

    August 13, 2012
    Advance Auto Parts Inc. (AAP) announced an 8.2% fall in earnings per share to $1.34 in the second quarter of 2012 compared ...
  21. O'Reilly Exceeds, EPS Up 20% - Analyst Blog

    July 26, 2012
    O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (ORLY) earned $1.15 per share in the second quarter of 2012, a robust 20% increase from 96 cents ...
  22. Genuine Parts Profits In Line - Analyst Blog

    July 19, 2012
    Genuine Parts Company (GPC) reported an 11% rise in profits to $168.6 million in the second quarter of the year from $151.8 ...
  23. ORLY Cuts Guidance, Shares Dip - Analyst Blog

    June 28, 2012
    O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (ORLY) lowered its sales and earnings guidance for the second quarter of the year due to a slow ...
  24. Value In Car Parts And Services

    June 26, 2012
    While the automotive industry is known for its cyclical ups and downs, the auto parts industry has been a very attractive ...
  25. Tenneco Remains Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2012
    We are reiterating our "Neutral" recommendation on Tenneco Inc. (TEN). The company continues to benefit from tighter emission ...
  26. This Week's Activist Filings

    May 24, 2012
    Markets have recently become very volatile and that volatility can often send activist investors swooping in to grab shares ...
  27. Smart Stocks To Rally With

    March 28, 2012
    As the market advances, investing risk naturally increases but seeking out quality companies where you can pay below a reasonable ...
  28. Motorcar Parts On The Mend With Strong Quarter

    March 12, 2012
    If management can successfully integrate and execute on this acquisition, then MPAA is poised for better days ahead.
  29. Losing The Midas Touch

    March 6, 2012
    A strategic alliance could be exactly what this company needs to move forward.
  30. AutoZone Speeds Ahead

    February 29, 2012
    AutoZone's strong business and prudent share buyback program has allowed it to create enormous wealth for its investors.
  31. Advance Auto Speeds Higher

    February 21, 2012
    Given the valuation disconnect between Advance Auto and its industry peers, it's no surprise that shares jumped up.
  32. O'Reilly Automotive's Growth Story Continues

    December 14, 2011
    O'Reilly Automotive continues to grow. Discover what makes it tick.
  33. AutoZone's Successful Drive Continues

    September 26, 2011
    AutoZone posted yet another outstanding quarter and full fiscal year results. The company and the stock both continue their ...
  34. Tires Help Pep Boys' Profits Roll

    September 9, 2011
    Pep Boys' earnings got a boost from its acquisition of a tire company, but organic sales were sluggish for the auto parts ...
  35. Genuine Parts Quietly Succeeds

    July 20, 2011
    Automotive and industrial company Genuine Parts reported a fine second quarter. More investors might want to take notice ...
  36. Pep Boys Falls Behind

    June 8, 2011
    Pep Boys' essentially-flat quarter in the highly competitive auto repair and service space isn't good enough to keep up.
  37. Autozone Accelerates

    May 27, 2011
    Autozone had another blistering quarter as it continues to grow its earnings and its stock price.
  38. Advance Auto Hits The Gas Pedal

    November 15, 2010
    The increasing age of cars on the road could create a roaring future for Advance Auto Parts, and the entire auto parts industry.
  39. Motorcar Parts Steady But Solid

    November 10, 2010
    The slowly recovering economy creates the perfect environment for a strong future in the autoparts market.
  40. Go Shopping In Retail To Fill Out Your Portfolio

    November 2, 2010
    A combination of in-store visits, retail stores' quarterly results and a dash of data from fashionable friends can make a ...
  41. Earnings Engine Still Strong At AutoZone

    September 23, 2010
    AutoZone's performance can be accreddited to both the company's skillful capital allocation of management and the relative ...
  42. Pep Boys' Earnings Edge Up

    September 13, 2010
    Pep Boys had another successful quarter with improved sales and profits, continuing a trend.
  43. Genuine Parts' Genuinely Good Quarter

    July 20, 2010
    Genuine Parts continued its strong rebound this year with an impressive second quarter earnings report.
  44. CarMax Floors It, Accelerates Earnings

    June 29, 2010
    CarMax had a terrific quarter and has shown good earnings momentum as well as sales increases.
  45. Pep Boys Fails To Impress (PBY, AZO, AAP, ORLY, PRTS)

    June 15, 2010
    Pep Boys turned in modest Q1 earnings results, which didn't impress the market. The stock is languishing due to the dominance ...
  46. Advance Auto Looks Relatively Cheap

    June 10, 2010
    A relative valuation is not perfect, but in the case of Advance Auto, it offers a valuable reference in light of the company's ...
  47. AutoZone Firing On All Cylinders

    May 31, 2010
    This company has created enormous value for many years by squeezing out efficiencies and buying back shares.
  48. Share Buybacks And Human Resources

    April 13, 2010
    When is a share buy back a bad idea? All too often if you're one of the company's employees.
  49. Automotive Retailers With Zoom

    March 3, 2010
    With the number of cars likely to increase over time, and as the economy bounces back, parts retailers and service shops ...
  50. AutoZone Still Strong

    December 10, 2009
    AutoZone clearly illustrates the difference excellent management can make in a company's long-term performance.
  51. Pep Boys Contiues To Repair The Shop

    December 9, 2009
    The third quarter was decent for Pep Boys, but the company and the industry continues to face headwinds.
  52. Clunker Collateral Damage?

    September 25, 2009
    Has the Cash for Clunkers program ruined things for the retail auto parts sector?
  53. Auto Parts Industry Remains Resilient

    September 16, 2009
    Pep Boys' earnings came in higher on slightly lower revenue. The company's competitors did even better.
  54. Pep Boys Rev Up After Stalling

    April 16, 2009
    Pep Boys reported dismal earnings last week but provided intriguing numbers for the current quarter, suggesting an improved ...
  55. O'Reilly Drives Profits

    March 20, 2009
    Auto parts/supply retailers are doing well despite this slumping economy. Are they right for you?
  56. Auto Parts Suppliers Benefit From Growing DIY Trend

    March 5, 2009
    As new car sales remain stalled, sales of auto parts for the DIY market shift into high gear.
  57. 52-Week High Five (AZO)

    February 16, 2009
    Stocks that recently hit a 52-week high garner attention from the investment community. AutoZone is among five worth a closer ...
  58. The Bright Side Of Auto? Parts, Not Cars

    October 19, 2008
    A breakdown of the major players within retail auto parts and why this could be a good time to invest in the industry.
  59. 5 Large Volume Stocks For Oct. 7 Morning

    October 7, 2008
    A list and discussion of five stocks trading on high volume Tuesday morning.
  60. No Pep At Pep Boys

    September 10, 2008
    The never ending turnaround continues at this long-suffering auto parts and service company.
  61. Pep Boys Overhauling Its Engine (PBY)

    November 30, 2007
    Pep Boys is coming off a lousy third quarter, but there is a plan in place for a turnaround. Should investors buy in?
  62. The Boys Are Buying (PBY)

    October 1, 2007
    Insiders at Pep Boys have been buying company stock. However, this doesn't mean individual investors should follow suit.
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