Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. Has $3.13 Million Position in O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY)

Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. raised its stake in O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLYGet Rating) by 20.0% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 4,425 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after buying an additional 738 shares during the quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.’s holdings in O’Reilly Automotive were worth $3,125,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the business. Resources Management Corp CT ADV lifted its holdings in shares of O’Reilly Automotive by 0.3% during the 3rd quarter. Resources Management Corp CT ADV now owns 6,312 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $3,857,000 after buying an additional 16 shares during the last quarter. Avalon Investment & Advisory raised its position in O’Reilly Automotive by 1.0% during the third quarter. Avalon Investment & Advisory now owns 1,776 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $1,085,000 after acquiring an additional 17 shares in the last quarter. Clarius Group LLC lifted its stake in O’Reilly Automotive by 1.8% in the fourth quarter. Clarius Group LLC now owns 969 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $684,000 after acquiring an additional 17 shares during the last quarter. Canandaigua National Corp grew its position in O’Reilly Automotive by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Canandaigua National Corp now owns 3,142 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $2,219,000 after acquiring an additional 19 shares in the last quarter. Finally, FUKOKU MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE Co increased its stake in shares of O’Reilly Automotive by 3.1% during the 4th quarter. FUKOKU MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE Co now owns 660 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $466,000 after purchasing an additional 20 shares during the last quarter. 79.79% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

ORLY has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Wedbush upped their price objective on shares of O’Reilly Automotive from $650.00 to $660.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, February 10th. Jefferies Financial Group increased their price objective on O’Reilly Automotive from $740.00 to $765.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 11th. StockNews.com initiated coverage on O’Reilly Automotive in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Citigroup increased their price target on O’Reilly Automotive from $675.00 to $720.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 18th. Finally, DA Davidson boosted their price objective on shares of O’Reilly Automotive from $640.00 to $700.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 30th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, O’Reilly Automotive currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $714.84.

Shares of ORLY stock opened at $728.15 on Friday. O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. has a one year low of $519.32 and a one year high of $748.68. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $688.28 and a 200 day moving average price of $666.54. The stock has a market cap of $48.27 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.41, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.60 and a beta of 1.02.

O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLYGet Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 9th. The specialty retailer reported $7.64 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $6.00 by $1.64. O’Reilly Automotive had a net margin of 16.24% and a return on equity of 251,634.50%. The company had revenue of $3.29 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.07 billion. During the same period last year, the firm earned $5.40 EPS. Research analysts anticipate that O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. will post 33.17 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, SVP Jeffrey Alan Lauro acquired 80 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 23rd. The stock was bought at an average price of $630.00 per share, with a total value of $50,400.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, SVP Richard Darin Venosdel sold 4,754 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, April 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $725.00, for a total transaction of $3,446,650.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 4,200 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,045,000. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 1.73% of the company’s stock.

About O’Reilly Automotive (Get Rating)

O'Reilly Automotive, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer and supplier of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories in the United States. The company provides new and remanufactured automotive hard parts and maintenance items, such as alternators, batteries, brake system components, belts, chassis parts, driveline parts, engine parts, fuel pumps, hoses, starters, temperature control, water pumps, antifreeze, appearance products, engine additives, filters, fluids, lighting products, and oil and wiper blades; and accessories, including floor mats, seat covers, and truck accessories.

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