AutoZone Modestly Beats on Q4 Sales, EPS

Don't let it get away!

Keep track of the stocks that matter to you.

Help yourself with the Fool's FREE and easy new watchlist service today.

AutoZone (NYSE: AZO  ) accelerated slightly ahead of analyst projections for its most recent quarter. For Q4, the company posted net sales of just under $3.1 billion, up from the $2.8 billion in the same period the previous year. Net income came in at $371 million ($10.42 per diluted share), compared to Q4 2012's figure of $324 million ($8.46).

Analysts had expected revenue of $3.09 billion and EPS of $10.34.

For the entirety of fiscal 2013, top line was $9.1 billion, topping the previous year's tally of $8.6 billion. Net income was slightly more than $1 billion ($27.79 per diluted share) for the year against 2012's $930 million ($23.48).

Operationally speaking, at the end of Q4 AutoZone had 4,836 stores across the U.S. and Puerto Rico, 69 of which were opened during the quarter. It also boasted 362 outlets in Mexico and three in Brazil.

Read/Post Comments (0) | Recommend This Article (0)

Comments from our Foolish Readers

Help us keep this a respectfully Foolish area! This is a place for our readers to discuss, debate, and learn more about the Foolish investing topic you read about above. Help us keep it clean and safe. If you believe a comment is abusive or otherwise violates our Fool's Rules, please report it via the Report this Comment Report this Comment icon found on every comment.

Be the first one to comment on this article.

Compare Brokers

Fool Disclosure

Sponsored Links

Leaked: Apple's Next Smart Device
(Warning, it may shock you)
The secret is out... experts are predicting 458 million of these types of devices will be sold per year. 1 hyper-growth company stands to rake in maximum profit - and it's NOT Apple. Show me Apple's new smart gizmo!

DocumentId: 2654732, ~/Articles/ArticleHandler.aspx, 9/29/2016 4:48:54 AM

Report This Comment

Use this area to report a comment that you believe is in violation of the community guidelines. Our team will review the entry and take any appropriate action.

Sending report...

Today's Market

updated 7 hours ago Sponsored by:
DOW 18,339.24 110.94 0.61%
S&P 500 2,171.37 11.44 0.53%
NASD 5,318.55 12.84 0.24%

Create My Watchlist

Go to My Watchlist

You don't seem to be following any stocks yet!

Better investing starts with a watchlist. Now you can create a personalized watchlist and get immediate access to the personalized information you need to make successful investing decisions.

Data delayed up to 5 minutes

Related Tickers

9/28/2016 4:01 PM
AZO $767.15 Down -12.46 -1.60%
AutoZone CAPS Rating: ***