What are Analysts opinions on: Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE:AAP)


Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE:AAP) will report its next earnings on Nov 10 – Nov 14 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $1.9/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $2.12/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.22/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -10.4%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Advance Auto Parts Inc. and for the current quarter 22 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $1.75/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $1.65/share and a High Estimate of $1.89/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 17 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Advance Auto Parts Inc. as 2.2 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Advance Auto Parts Inc. is 2.17 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 2.22 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 2.3 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for AAP to be -10.3%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -5.7%. For the next 5 years, Advance Auto Parts Inc. is expecting Growth of 10.61% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 11.57% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Advance Auto Parts Inc., where 4 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 7 analysts have given a Buy signal, 12 said it’s a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 18 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Advance Auto Parts Inc. might touch $185 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $162.33 and $120 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Advance Auto Parts Inc. got Initiated on 26-Aug-16 where investment firm Susquehanna Initiated the stock to Neutral.

Advance Auto Parts Inc. closed its last trading session at $143.27 with the loss of -0.2%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 10.54 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $201.24 and 52-week low of $131.59. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -3.23% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -7.24% and -7.38% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Nov 6, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.52 and Average Volume (3 months) is 991.17 million. Advance Auto Parts Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 23.1 and Forward P/E ratio of 17.66.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 5.5%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 17.8%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 14.9%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Advance Auto Parts Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -2.57%, where Monthly Performance is -3.63%, Quarterly performance is -12.64%, 6 Months performance is -9.65% and yearly performance percentage is -25.17%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is -4.88%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 2.11% and Monthly Volatility of 1.72%.