AZO Stock Overview
AutoZone, Inc. retails and distributes automotive replacement parts and accessories.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$1,964.66|
|52 Week High||US$2,267.40|
|52 Week Low||US$1,367.96|
|1 Month Change||-10.52%|
|3 Month Change||9.47%|
|1 Year Change||39.34%|
|3 Year Change||91.20%|
|5 Year Change||224.24%|
|Change since IPO||26,652.82%|
Recent News & Updates
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|AZO||US Specialty Retail||US Market|
Return vs Industry: AZO exceeded the US Specialty Retail industry which returned -29.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AZO exceeded the US Market which returned -13.2% over the past year.
|AZO Average Weekly Movement||6.0%|
|Specialty Retail Industry Average Movement||8.7%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: AZO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AZO's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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 remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products. Its products include A/C compressors, batteries and accessories, bearings, belts and hoses, calipers, chassis, clutches, CV axles, engines, fuel pumps, fuses, ignition and lighting products, mufflers, radiators, starters and alternators, thermostats, and water pumps, as well as tire repairs.
AutoZone Fundamentals Summary
|AZO fundamental statistics|
Is AZO overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|AZO income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$7.41b|
Last Reported Earnings
Feb 12, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||123.06|
|Net Profit Margin||15.44%|
How did AZO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is AutoZone undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 1/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AZO ($1964.66) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($2224.36)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AZO is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AZO is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (6x).
PE vs Market: AZO is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16x) compared to the US market (14.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AZO is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AZO has negative assets, so we can't compare its Price-To-Book 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 19 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AZO's forecast earnings growth (3.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: AZO's earnings (3.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: AZO's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: AZO's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AZO's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if AZO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has AutoZone performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AZO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AZO's current net profit margins (15.4%) are higher than last year (14%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AZO's earnings have grown by 13.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AZO's earnings growth over the past year (28.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (13.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: AZO earnings growth over the past year (28.7%) underperformed the Specialty Retail industry 70.8%.
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 Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
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 (62%).
Interest Coverage: AZO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17.1x coverage).
What is AutoZone current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
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.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as AZO has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bill Rhodes (56 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 ($USD14.84M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.26M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bill's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: AZO's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AZO's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: AZO 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 employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AutoZone, Inc.
- Ticker: AZO
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1979
- Industry: Automotive Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Implied Market Cap: US$38.460b
- Shares outstanding: 19.58m
- Website: https://www.autozone.com
Number of Employees
- AutoZone, Inc.
- 123 South Front Street
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/25 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/25 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.