Rothschild Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) by 1.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,350 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after buying an additional 37 shares during the period. Rothschild Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in O’Reilly Automotive were worth $634,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in ORLY. Van ECK Associates Corp increased its position in O’Reilly Automotive by 6.0% in the fourth quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 1,757 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $489,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in O’Reilly Automotive by 1.2% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 287,509 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $80,053,000 after buying an additional 3,494 shares during the period. Aviva PLC increased its position in O’Reilly Automotive by 4.6% in the fourth quarter. Aviva PLC now owns 77,858 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $21,675,000 after buying an additional 3,459 shares during the period. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. increased its position in O’Reilly Automotive by 779.8% in the fourth quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. now owns 180,159 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $50,231,000 after buying an additional 159,681 shares during the period. Finally, Brown Advisory Inc. increased its position in O’Reilly Automotive by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 7,225 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $2,013,000 after buying an additional 41 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 92.20% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for O`Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY)

O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ ORLY) traded down 2.042% on Tuesday, hitting $225.675. 1,078,571 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $244.44 and a 200-day moving average price of $263.60. O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. has a 52-week low of $220.31 and a 52-week high of $292.84. The firm has a market cap of $20.54 billion, a PE ratio of 20.572 and a beta of 0.64.

O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, April 26th. The specialty retailer reported $2.60 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.88 by $0.28. The company had revenue of $2.16 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.22 billion. O’Reilly Automotive had a net margin of 12.10% and a return on equity of 61.79%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $2.59 EPS. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. will post $12.26 EPS for the current fiscal year.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This report was originally reported by Daily Political and is the sole property of of Daily Political. If you are viewing this report on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States & international trademark & copyright laws. The legal version of this report can be viewed at https://www.dailypolitical.com/2017/06/20/oreilly-automotive-inc-orly-shares-bought-by-rothschild-asset-management-inc.html.

Several equities analysts recently commented on ORLY shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of O’Reilly Automotive from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 28th. Credit Suisse Group set a $290.00 price target on shares of O’Reilly Automotive and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, March 4th. Cleveland Research downgraded shares of O’Reilly Automotive from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, April 3rd. Atlantic Securities upgraded shares of O’Reilly Automotive to an “overweight” rating and set a $307.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, April 7th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG downgraded shares of O’Reilly Automotive from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and decreased their price target for the company from $315.00 to $273.00 in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. O’Reilly Automotive currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $300.89.

In other news, Director John Raymond Murphy sold 600 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $246.77, for a total transaction of $148,062.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Gregory D. Johnson sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $275.00, for a total value of $1,375,000.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 8,863 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,437,325. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 40,600 shares of company stock valued at $10,537,062 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 3.12% of the company’s stock.

O’Reilly Automotive Company Profile

O’Reilly Automotive, Inc is a specialty retailer of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment and accessories in the United States. The Company sells its products to both do-it-yourself (DIY) and professional service provider customers. The Company’s product line includes new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, such as alternators, starters, fuel pumps, water pumps, brake system components, batteries, belts, hoses, temperature control, chassis parts, driveline parts and engine parts; maintenance items, such as oil, antifreeze, fluids, filters, wiper blades, lighting, engine additives and appearance products, and accessories, such as floor mats, seat covers and truck accessories.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding ORLY? Visit HoldingsChannel.com to get the latest 13F filings and insider trades for O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY).

Receive News & Ratings for O'Reilly Automotive Inc. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for O'Reilly Automotive Inc. and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.