Advance Auto Parts, Inc. ($AAP) Confident Investor Rating: Poor

Company name Advance Auto Parts, Inc.
Stock ticker AAP
Live stock price [stckqut]AAP[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

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

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Poor
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $74.48
Target stock price (averages with growth) $89.57
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $75.82
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $74.81

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

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (Advance) is a specialty retailer of automotive aftermarket parts, accessories, batteries and maintenance items primarily operating within the United States. The Company operates in two segments: Advance Auto Parts (AAP), and Autopart International (AI). Its stores carry an extensive product line for cars, vans, sport utility vehicles and light trucks. The Company serves both do-it-yourself (DIY), and do-it-for-me (Commercial), customers. Its Commercial customers consist primarily of delivery customers for whom the Company delivers product from its store locations to it Commercial customers' places of business, including independent garages, service stations and auto dealers. In December 2012, the Company acquired B.W.P. Distributors, Inc.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in this stock.

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