In a report released today, Brian Nagel from Oppenheimer assigned a Hold rating to Advance Auto Parts (AAP). The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $192.50.
According to TipRanks.com, Nagel is a top 25 analyst with an average return of 37.1% and a 75.6% success rate. Nagel covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Dick’s Sporting Goods, Lululemon Athletica, and The Lovesac Company.
Currently, the analyst consensus on Advance Auto Parts is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $221.38.
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Based on Advance Auto Parts’ latest earnings release for the quarter ending December 31, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $2.37 billion and net profit of $112 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $2.11 billion and had a net profit of $95.91 million.
Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 76 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of AAP in relation to earlier this year.
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Advance Auto Parts, Inc. engages in the supply and distribution of aftermarket automotive products for both professional installers and do-it-yourself customers. It operates through the following segments: Northern Division, Southern Division, Carquest Canada, Independents and Worldpac. Advance Auto Parts offers replacement parts, performance parts, accessories, oil and fluids, engine parts, brakes, batteries, accessories, and tools and garage. The company was founded by Arthur Taubman in 1929 and is headquartered in Raleigh, NC.