AutoZone, Inc. retails and distributes automotive replacement parts and accessories. More Details
Proven track record with limited growth.
Share Price & News
How has AutoZone's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AZO is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AZO's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Specialty Retail
1 Year Return
US Specialty Retail
Return vs Industry: AZO underperformed the US Specialty Retail industry which returned 110.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AZO underperformed the US Market which returned 52.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is AutoZone's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is AutoZone undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AZO ($1488.85) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1270.6)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AZO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AZO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.4x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (16.8x).
PE vs Market: AZO is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.4x) compared to the US market (20.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AZO is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AZO has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Specialty Retail industry average.
How is AutoZone forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 22 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AZO's forecast earnings growth (4.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: AZO's earnings (4.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (15.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: AZO's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: AZO's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AZO's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AZO's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (663.3%).
How has AutoZone performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AZO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AZO's current net profit margins (14%) are higher than last year (13.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AZO's earnings have grown by 8.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AZO's earnings growth over the past year (15.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (8.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: AZO earnings growth over the past year (15.5%) underperformed the Specialty Retail industry 47.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: AZO's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is AutoZone's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AZO has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: AZO has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AZO has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: AZO's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Debt Coverage: AZO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (56.3%).
Interest Coverage: AZO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (13.3x coverage).
What is AutoZone current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AZO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AZO's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AZO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AZO's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AZO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bill Rhodes (55 yo)
Mr. William C. Rhodes, III, also known as Bill, has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Autozone, Inc. since March 14, 2005. Mr. Rhodes served as an Executive Vice President of Store Operatio...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bill's total compensation ($USD11.53M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.15M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bill's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: AZO's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AZO's board of directors are considered experienced (8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
AutoZone, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AutoZone, Inc.
- Ticker: AZO
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1979
- Industry: Automotive Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$32.441b
- Shares outstanding: 22.04m
- Website: https://www.autozone.com
Number of Employees
- AutoZone, Inc.
- 123 South Front Street
- United States
AutoZone, Inc. retails and distributes automotive replacement parts and accessories. The company offers various products for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans, and light trucks, including new and remanufa...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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