AutoZone, Inc. ($AZO) Cautious Buy or Hold to $357 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name AutoZone, Inc.
Stock ticker AZO
Live stock price [stckqut]AZO[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Fair
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Fair
EBIT growth Fair

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $329.76
Target stock price (averages with growth) $440.89
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $370.78
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $340.2

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=azo

AutoZone, Inc. (AutoZone) is a retailer and a distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. As of August 25, 2012, AutoZone operated 4,685 stores in the United States, including Puerto Rico, and 321 in Mexico. The Company operates in two segments: Auto Parts Stores and Other. The Auto Parts Stores segment is a retailer and distributor of automotive parts and accessories through the Company's 5,006 stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. The Other category reflects business activities that are not separately reportable, including ALLDATA which produces, sells and maintains diagnostic and repair information software used in the automotive repair industry, and e-Commerce, which includes direct sales to customers through www.autozone.com. During the fiscal year ended August 25, 2012 (fiscal 2012), the Company opened 193 stores and relocated 10 stores.

 

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

 

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