AutoZone reported its quarterly earnings that exceeded Street expectations.
The auto parts and accessories company’s earnings for the fourth quarter came in at $22.30 per share, well above the consensus estimate of $17.79.
Revenue rose +15.8% from the year-ago quarter to $3.37 billion, also beating analysts' expectations of $3.16 billion.
AutoZone has generated $102.82 earnings per share over the last year ($102.82 diluted earnings per share). The company’s shares have a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.4.
AZO saw its Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) turn negative on April 28, 2023. This is a bearish signal that suggests the stock could decline going forward. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 50 instances where the indicator turned negative. In of the 50 cases the stock moved lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of a downward move at .
The Momentum Indicator moved below the 0 level on May 18, 2023. You may want to consider selling the stock, shorting the stock, or exploring put options on AZO as a result. In of 71 cases where the Momentum Indicator fell below 0, the stock fell further within the subsequent month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
AZO moved below its 50-day moving average on May 23, 2023 date and that indicates a change from an upward trend to a downward trend.
The 10-day moving average for AZO crossed bearishly below the 50-day moving average on May 30, 2023. This indicates that the trend has shifted lower and could be considered a sell signal. In of 18 past instances when the 10-day crossed below the 50-day, the stock continued to move higher over the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where AZO declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The RSI Indicator shows that the ticker has stayed in the oversold zone for 4 days. The price of this ticker is presumed to bounce back soon, since the longer the ticker stays in the oversold zone, the more promptly an Uptrend is expected.
The Stochastic Oscillator shows that the ticker has stayed in the oversold zone for 7 days. The price of this ticker is presumed to bounce back soon, since the longer the ticker stays in the oversold zone, the more promptly an upward trend is expected.
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where AZO advanced for three days, in of 349 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
AZO may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options.
The Aroon Indicator entered an Uptrend today. In of 371 cases where AZO Aroon's Indicator entered an Uptrend, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued Uptrend are .
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating low risk on high returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 76, placing this stock better than average.
The Tickeron Seasonality Score of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. The Tickeron Seasonality score describes the variance of predictable price changes around the same period every calendar year. These changes can be tied to a specific month, quarter, holiday or vacation period, as well as a meteorological or growing season.
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to consistent earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating steady price growth. AZO’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly overvalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (0.000) is normal, around the industry mean (14.867). P/E Ratio (20.243) is within average values for comparable stocks, (24.845). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (1.201) is also within normal values, averaging (2.445). AZO has a moderately low Dividend Yield (0.000) as compared to the industry average of (0.037). P/S Ratio (2.876) is also within normal values, averaging (68.736).
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating weak sales and an unprofitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
a distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories
A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, AZO has been closely correlated with ORLY. These tickers have moved in lockstep 85% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is a high statistical probability that if AZO jumps, then ORLY could also see price increases.
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