Autozone INC (AZO) Holder Td Capital Management LLC Has Cut Stake by $9.83 Million as Market Value Rose

AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.07 in Q1 2019. Its up 0.09, from 0.98 in 2018Q4. It improved, as 31 investors sold AZO shares while 202 reduced holdings. 96 funds opened positions while 154 raised stakes. 22.77 million shares or 14.29% less from 26.57 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Palladium Prtn Ltd invested in 0.55% or 7,430 shares. Tobam holds 3.13% or 60,528 shares in its portfolio. Mason Street Lc holds 3,561 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. 4,678 are owned by Chicago Equity Ptnrs Ltd Co. 4 are held by Smithfield Communications. Shufro Rose & Ltd Liability owns 12,265 shares or 1.26% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Todd Asset Mgmt Ltd has 1.47% invested in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Regions Financial accumulated 0.01% or 941 shares. Bb&T has 339 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Fifth Third Natl Bank has 1,175 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Raymond James Na stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Systematic Fincl Mgmt LP invested 0.18% of its portfolio in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Shelton holds 0% of its portfolio in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) for 282 shares. Westpac Banking reported 2,825 shares. Metropolitan Life Ny reported 78,971 shares stake.

Since January 17, 2019, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $1.26 million activity.

Td Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Autozone Inc (AZO) by 40.04% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Td Capital Management Llc sold 9,600 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.76% with the market. The institutional investor held 14,375 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $14.72M, down from 23,975 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Td Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Autozone Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $28.57B market cap company. The stock increased 1.38% or $15.8 during the last trading session, reaching $1164.71. About 140,281 shares traded. AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) has risen 46.90% since July 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 42.47% the S&P500.

Td Capital Management Llc, which manages about $485.45 million and $474.56M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr (ITOT) by 65,385 shares to 1.30M shares, valued at $83.68 million in 2019Q1, according to the filing.

Analysts await AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) to report earnings on September, 17. They expect $21.83 EPS, up 17.75 % or $3.29 from last year’s $18.54 per share. AZO’s profit will be $535.46 million for 13.34 P/E if the $21.83 EPS becomes a reality. After $15.99 actual EPS reported by AutoZone, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 36.52 % EPS growth.

More notable recent AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Buy AutoZone: Amazon Fears Are Overblown – Seeking Alpha” on August 29, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “AutoZone Authorizes Additional Stock Repurchase NYSE:AZO – GlobeNewswire” published on March 20, 2019, Zacks.com published: “Reasons to Add AutoZone (AZO) Stock to Your Portfolio Now – Zacks.com” on December 26, 2018. More interesting news about AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “What Autozone Management Wants Investors to Know – Motley Fool” published on May 30, 2019 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “3 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week – The Motley Fool” with publication date: September 16, 2018.

AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering AutoZone (NYSE:AZO), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. AutoZone had 24 analyst reports since January 23, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Hold” rating and $930 target in Wednesday, February 20 report. Wells Fargo maintained AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) rating on Tuesday, February 26. Wells Fargo has “Buy” rating and $1050 target. Morgan Stanley maintained AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) on Friday, March 29 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Oppenheimer maintained AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) on Tuesday, February 26 with “Hold” rating. The stock of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, February 27 by Jefferies. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, February 27. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, June 21. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 23 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Perform” rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, February 8. UBS maintained AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) on Wednesday, February 27 with “Buy” rating.

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