Morgan Stanley Maintains a Hold Rating on O’Reilly Auto (ORLY)

By Ryan Adsit

In a report released today, Simeon Gutman from Morgan Stanley maintained a Hold rating on O’Reilly Auto (ORLYResearch Report), with a price target of $400. The company’s shares opened today at $405.34, close to its 52-week high of $409.71.

According to, Gutman is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 4.3% and a 57.9% success rate. Gutman covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as National Vision Holdings Inc, Floor & Decor Holdings Inc, and Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

O’Reilly Auto has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $393.30.

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O’Reilly Auto’s market cap is currently $32.12B and has a P/E ratio of 25.22. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 90.81.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 73 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Most recently, in February 2019, Larry Lee Ellis, the SVP OF DISTRIBUTION of ORLY sold 800 shares for a total of $300,976.

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O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. owns and operates retail outlets in the United States. It engages in the distribution and retailing of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories in the U.S., serving both professional installers and do-it-yourself customers.