Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE: AAP) started the day on July 30, 2020, with a price increase of 3.14% at $152.87. During the day, the stock rose to $154.77 and sunk to $148.73 before settling in for the price of $148.21 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, AAP posted a 52-week range of $71.33-$171.43.
The Consumer Cyclical sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been -0.30% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 0.40%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 21.10%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $69.18 million, simultaneously with a float of $68.85 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $10.64 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $142.13, while the 200-day Moving Average is $138.55.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 39000 number of employees on its payroll. It has generated 144,910 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 7,267. The stock had 14.77 Receivables turnover and 0.96 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +43.82, operating margin was +7.00 and Pretax Margin of +6.57.
Advance Auto Parts Inc. (AAP) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Specialty Retail Industry. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Jun 15, this organization’s President and CEO bought 7,285 shares at the rate of 136.13, making the entire transaction reach 991,707 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 132,473. Preceding that transaction, on Jun 05, Company’s EVP, General Counsel, Corp Sec sold 88 for 146.52, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 12,894. This particular insider is now the holder of 13,137 in total.
Advance Auto Parts Inc. (AAP) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 3/30/2020, the organization reported $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, lower than the consensus estimate (set at $1.73) by -$0.82. This company achieved a net margin of +5.01 while generating a return on equity of 13.72. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 2.05 per share during the current fiscal year.
Advance Auto Parts Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 21.10% and is forecasted to reach 8.48 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 7.50% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 0.40% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE: AAP) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Advance Auto Parts Inc. (AAP). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.40. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 3.98. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $27.86, and its Beta score is 1.31. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.13. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 30.29.
In the same vein, AAP’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 5.49, a figure that is expected to reach 1.86 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 8.48 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Advance Auto Parts Inc. (AAP)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE: AAP), its last 5-days Average volume was 0.99 million that shows plunge from its year to date volume of 1.07 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 63.57% While, its Average True Range was 3.80.
Raw Stochastic average of Advance Auto Parts Inc. (AAP) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 97.72%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 91.05% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 21.20% that was lower than 47.51% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.