AutoZone (AZO) Continues to Perform
The Memphis Tennessee operator of specialty retail stores in the automotive industry continues to see earnings expectation increases and new stock price highs with it’s current quarter to be announced December 7th. Currently priced at $11.38 billion, the company does not offer a dividend and has provided nice appreciation over the past year.
The stock of AutoZone recently hit a new 52 week high of $249.53 on November 10th and looks within range to top that price sometime in the near future. Analysts continue to improve their estimates for the current quarter and are now expecting $3.38 a share. The current year estimates have also been increased over the past three months, from $16.54 a share to $17.39. Revenue is also expected to increase 7% compared to the same quarter last year.