The SVP OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY of O’Reilly Auto (NASDAQ: ORLY) is Buying Shares

By Carrie Williams

Yesterday, the SVP OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY of O’Reilly Auto (ORLYResearch Report), Jeffrey Alan Lauro, bought shares of ORLY for $37.25K.

Following Jeffrey Alan Lauro’s last ORLY Buy transaction on May 20, 2016, the stock climbed by 106.8%. This recent transaction increases Jeffrey Alan Lauro’s holding in the company by 10.95% to a total of $386.5K.

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Based on O’Reilly Auto’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending June 30, the company posted quarterly revenue of $2.59 billion and quarterly net profit of $354 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $2.46 billion and had a net profit of $353 million. The Company has a Price to Book ratio of 192.7403. ORLY’s market cap is $28.37B and the company has a P/E ratio of 21.67.

Based on 5 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Strong Buy with an average price target of $440.75, reflecting a 21.2% upside. Starting in July 2019, ORLY received 5 Buy ratings in a row. Four different firms, including Goldman Sachs and Raymond James, currently also have a Buy rating on the stock.

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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.