AZO : Analysis & Opinions

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

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Looking Past Ukraine - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 4, 2014
    Markets appear on track to reverse Monday???s sell-off, with investors getting confident that the issue was unlikely to escalate ...
  3. Bull of the Day: Motorcar Parts (MPAA) - Bull of the Day

    February 19, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Motorcar Parts (MPAA) - Bull of the Day
  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. 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 ...
  6. The 8 Most Important Facts To Know About A Company Before You ...

    December 21, 2012
    Investing in a stock isn't throwing your money into a poker pot and betting you'll magically become rich overnight.  When ...
  7. Pep Boys to Buyback Shares - Analyst Blog

    December 14, 2012
    In a bid to enhance shareholders' value, Pep Boys -- Manny, Moe & Jack (PBY) recently announced a share repurchase program ...
  8. Mixed Bag from Pep Boys - Analyst Blog

    December 7, 2012
    Pep Boys -- Manny, Moe & Jack (PBY) reported a significant increase in profits to $13.2 million or 25 cents per share (excluding ...
  9. Will Pep Boys Ever Show Real Growth Again?

    December 5, 2012
    Pep Boys continues to stumble along with an unworkable model.
  10. The Best Businesses to Own - Investment Ideas

    December 4, 2012
    In his Annual Letter to Shareholders in 1992, legendary investor Warren Buffett stated the following: "Leaving the question ...
  11. Agree Buys Two Premium Assets - Analyst Blog

    December 3, 2012
    Farmington Hills, Michigan-based real estate investment trust (REIT), Agree Realty Corporation (ADC), recently added a Big ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. Pep Boys Obtains Term Loan - Analyst Blog

    October 19, 2012
    Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack (PBY), on October 12th, announced the completion of the amended and restated term loan facility ...
  15. Monsanto and Other Big Movers on the NYSE on September 19, 2 ...

    September 19, 2012
    So far today, the market has been on the rise. The Nasdaq is trading up 0.1%; the S&P 500 is up 0.2%; and the Dow has increased ...
  16. AutoZone and Other Services Stocks Making Big Moves on September ...

    September 19, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq has increased 0.1%, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.2% and the Dow is trading up 0.3%. ...
  17. Housing, Japan to Bolster Market - Analyst Blog

    September 19, 2012
    The surprise monetary easing by the Bank of Japan and positive-looking housing data on the home front provide a favorable ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. Pep Boys Profits Jump - Analyst Blog

    September 6, 2012
    Pep Boys -- Manny, Moe & Jack (PBY) saw more than six-fold jump in profits to $76.7 million or $1.43 per share (excluding ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. Services Stocks Making Big Moves on July 12, 2012

    July 12, 2012
    The Nasdaq has decreased 1.3%, the S&P 500 has slipped 0.8% and the Dow is down 0.5% on a bad morning for the market. The ...
  22. Auto Parts Stocks Looking Attractive

    July 3, 2012
    Auto parts retailers haven't sold off this much since 2008.
  23. 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 ...
  24. 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 ...
  25. Own The Business, Not The Stock

    May 30, 2012
    Understanding the fundamental difference between owning a business and speculating on a stock is essential to creating long-term ...
  26. Advance Auto Parts Still Top Notch

    May 22, 2012
    The sell-off has made shares in Advance Auto very attractive again. Even assuming the company's guidance is accurate at $68 ...
  27. Earnings Preview: BBY, LOW, COST, DELL

    May 21, 2012
    The summer doldrums aren't quite here yet and it's become more apparent with each passing day that global equity markets ...
  28. Winning Small Caps

    March 14, 2012
    Today's small cap companies have the potential to be tomorrow's bigger giants.
  29. Losing The Midas Touch

    March 6, 2012
    A strategic alliance could be exactly what this company needs to move forward.
  30. Navellier's Top Dividend Picks

    March 2, 2012
    Louis Navellier reviews the top dividend-paying stocks in his portfolio, which has an overall yield of over 4%. Louis, ...
  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. 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 ...
  34. 15 Growth Stocks Outpacing The Market

    September 2, 2011
    Agriculture, auto repair, and health care are some of the industries that Edward Hornstein sees showing unusual strength ...
  35. Buybacks To Create Value

    August 16, 2011
    Buybacks will generate tremendous value for shareholders who are patient enough to let the leverage created take effect.
  36. 5 Low Risk Stocks On The S&P

    August 9, 2011
    Check out five low-beta stocks that can help you to diversify your portfolio.
  37. 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 ...
  38. 4 Stocks Too Good To Ignore

    July 5, 2011
    Profit growth and impressive money management can generate tremendous value for a company over time - these stocks perfectly ...
  39. 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.
  40. Advance Auto Stays Steady

    May 20, 2011
    The environment may soften for Advance Auto Parts, but the inherent stability of auto parts sales seems to be intact for ...
  41. Stocks OK Despite Debt Downgrade

    April 20, 2011
    Though there was some panic at the start of the week, the stock market may not be in turmoil just yet.
  42. 5 Low Risk Stocks On The S&P

    April 12, 2011
    Check out five low-beta stocks that can help you to diversify your portfolio.
  43. Is This Apple Falling Off a Tree

    March 23, 2011
    as wonderful as a company as Apple is and the future growth ahead of the company, it's likely the best and safest gains have ...
  44. Advance Auto Creates Value

    February 11, 2011
    Advance Auto Parts showed it was capable of creating value in 2010.
  45. Retailers To Watch In 2011

    January 4, 2011
    Most retailers had a nice run in 2010 and it will be tough to replicate such a performance in 2011. However, retailers carrying ...
  46. Putting The Brakes On SORL Auto Parts

    November 19, 2010
    SORL Auto Parts' broad international reach is its greatest asset - but is that enough to create sustainability?
  47. Motorcar Parts Steady But Solid

    November 10, 2010
    The slowly recovering economy creates the perfect environment for a strong future in the autoparts market.
  48. Used Cars A Sweet Deal For Retailers Too

    September 22, 2010
    Not only does a used vehicle provide good value for consumers, it's also a great profit-driver for car retailers.
  49. Pep Boys' Earnings Edge Up

    September 13, 2010
    Pep Boys had another successful quarter with improved sales and profits, continuing a trend.
  50. Stocks To Consider In Any Economy

    August 26, 2010
    In an economy lacking consumer confidence, some companies still have operations that can remain stable or even thrive.
  51. Advance Auto Parts Continues A Winning Formula

    August 16, 2010
    In a sketchy retail environment, Advance Auto keeps finding paths to profitable growth
  52. Advance Auto Parts Continues To Prosper

    August 16, 2010
    Advance Auto shows how auto parts can offer a stable business that thrives when times are tough.
  53. Genuine Parts' Genuinely Good Quarter

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

    June 29, 2010
    CarMax had a terrific quarter and has shown good earnings momentum as well as sales increases.
  55. A Nifty Little Retailer

    June 21, 2010
    Tractor Supply is a developing specialty retailer, and has a tremendous growth footprint in its future.
  56. 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 ...
  57. Advance Auto Parts Advances Against Market Tide

    May 26, 2010
    Auto parts are looking like a reliable industry with considerable upside.
  58. Retail Earnings On The Clock

    February 23, 2010
    Retail stocks surged across the board in 2009. Find out where the sector's headed now.
  59. Used Car Market On Top

    December 22, 2009
    It's likely that CarMax's results are a sign of a new growth story that will take place at the company over the next couple ...
  60. Monopoly-Like Companies

    December 14, 2009
    We might not have monopolies, but some businesses operate in industries where a couple of businesses essentially dominate.
  61. 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.
  62. 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.
  63. Sears Is Not A Retailer

    July 9, 2009
    If you're ignoring Sears because you think it's a retail investment, think again.
  64. Five Stocks Buying Back Shares

    June 25, 2009
    When companies buy their own stock, it can be an indicator of good things to come. Here are a few to watch.
  65. 'New Economy' Investment Considerations

    June 16, 2009
    A look at investment opportunities that offer even the most conservative investor attractive returns in lieu of simply holding ...
  66. 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 ...
  67. O'Reilly Drives Profits

    March 20, 2009
    Auto parts/supply retailers are doing well despite this slumping economy. Are they right for you?
  68. 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.
  69. No Pep At Pep Boys

    September 10, 2008
    The never ending turnaround continues at this long-suffering auto parts and service company.
  70. Advance Auto Parts Isn't Just Tooling Around

    May 21, 2008
    This company has tuned up its sales results, but investors shouldn't expect a smooth ride.
  71. 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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