Cetera Advisors buys $3,249,496 stake in AutoZone (AZO)

AutoZone (AZO) : Cetera Advisors scooped up 4 additional shares in AutoZone during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 10, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 4,083 shares of AutoZone which is valued at $3,249,496.AutoZone makes up approximately 0.24% of Cetera Advisors’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Advantus Capital Management Inc reduced its stake in AZO by selling 60 shares or 1.95% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 3,017 shares of AZO which is valued at $2,401,110. AutoZone makes up approx 0.07% of Advantus Capital Management Inc’s portfolio.Gamco Investors Et Al reduced its stake in AZO by selling 4 shares or 0.28% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,419 shares of AZO which is valued at $1,144,126. AutoZone makes up approx 0.01% of Gamco Investors Et Al’s portfolio.Commonwealth Equity Services Inc boosted its stake in AZO in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 110 additional shares and now holds a total of 875 shares of AutoZone which is valued at $705,504. AutoZone makes up approx 0.01% of Commonwealth Equity Services Inc’s portfolio. Polaris Greystone Financial Group sold out all of its stake in AZO during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 1,255 shares of AZO which is valued $1,010,162.Naples Global Advisors reduced its stake in AZO by selling 12 shares or 1.96% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 601 shares of AZO which is valued at $481,587. AutoZone makes up approx 0.19% of Naples Global Advisors’s portfolio.

AutoZone opened for trading at $788.47 and hit $794 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $793.9, with a gain of 0.70% or 5.54 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,82,295 shares. Company has a market cap of $23,207 M.

On the company’s financial health, AutoZone reported $10.77 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.15 based on the information available during the earnings call on May 24, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $10.92. The company had revenue of $2593.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2645.31 million. The company’s revenue was up 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $9.57 EPS.

AutoZone Inc. (AutoZone) is a retailer and a distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. The Company’s segments include Auto Parts Stores and Other. The Company’s Auto Parts Stores segment includes Domestic Auto Parts Mexico Brazil and Interamerican Motor Corporation (IMC). The Company’s Other segment includes business activities of ALLDATA E-commerce and AutoAnything. The ALLDATA produces sells and maintains diagnostic and repair information software used in the automotive repair industry. The e-commerce includes direct sales to customers through www.autozone.com. The AutoAnything includes direct sales to customers through www.autoanything.com. The Company operates approximately 5069 AutoZone stores in the United States including stores in Puerto Rico Mexico Brazil and IMC branches. IMC branches carry a line of original equipment import replacement parts.

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