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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
AZO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. AZO: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AZO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.11
Current: 0.04
0
0.11
Equity to Asset -0.22
AZO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
99% of the 927 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. AZO: -0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AZO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.25  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.59
Current: -0.22
-0.25
0.59
Interest Coverage 17.78
AZO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.02 vs. AZO: 17.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AZO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.04  Med: 9.18 Max: 12.85
Current: 17.78
8.04
12.85
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.83
M-Score: -2.27
WACC vs ROIC
6.08%
46.49%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 19.25
AZO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. AZO: 19.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AZO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.98  Med: 18.22 Max: 19.38
Current: 19.25
16.98
19.38
Net-margin (%) 11.54
AZO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. AZO: 11.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AZO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.57  Med: 10.28 Max: 11.39
Current: 11.54
9.57
11.39
ROA (%) 14.76
AZO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. AZO: 14.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AZO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.43  Med: 14.20 Max: 15.45
Current: 14.76
12.43
15.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 57.50
AZO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.00 vs. AZO: 57.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AZO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.04  Med: 55.80 Max: 59.88
Current: 57.5
50.04
59.88
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.40
AZO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. AZO: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AZO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.6  Med: 18.70 Max: 26.2
Current: 13.4
10.6
26.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.10
AZO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. AZO: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AZO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.7  Med: 19.40 Max: 41.2
Current: 14.1
10.7
41.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.30
AZO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. AZO: 15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AZO' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 17.50 Max: 62.1
Current: 15.3
1.3
62.1
» AZO's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-09-22)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

AZO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 1,017 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 125,550 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 5,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 1,415 sh (-4.39%)
Ray Dalio 3,868 sh (-65.37%)
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Q3 2015

AZO Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 41,700 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 643 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,636 sh (+60.87%)
Mario Gabelli 1,415 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 125,550 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 5,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
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Q4 2015

AZO Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jeremy Grantham 450 sh (New)
John Burbank 4,489 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 91,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 127,700 sh (+206.24%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,836 sh (+73.35%)
Mario Gabelli 1,420 sh (+0.35%)
John Hussman 5,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 64,950 sh (-48.27%)
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Q1 2016

AZO Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Ray Dalio 7,968 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 13,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 500 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 13,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 14,031 sh (+394.75%)
Steven Cohen 187,900 sh (+105.81%)
Mario Gabelli 1,423 sh (+0.21%)
John Hussman 5,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,400 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,000 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons 11,500 sh (-90.99%)
» More
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Traded in other countries:AZ5.Germany,
AutoZone Inc is a retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. The Company's store carry an extensive product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks.

AutoZone Inc is a retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. Its stores carry products line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories and non-automotive products. The Company also sells the ALLDATA brand automotive diagnostic and repair software through www.alldata.com. Additionally, the Company sells automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products through www.autozone.com, and accessories and performance parts through www.autoanything.com, and its commercial customers can make purchases through www.autozonepro.com. Its competitors include national, regional and local auto parts chains, independently owned parts stores, online parts stores, wholesale distributors, jobbers, repair shops, car washes and auto dealers, in addition to discount and mass merchandise stores, department stores, hardware stores, supermarkets, drugstores, convenience stores, home stores, and other online retailers that sell aftermarket vehicle parts and supplies, chemicals, accessories, tools and maintenance parts. The Company's trademark includes AutoZone, Get in the Zone, Duralast, Duralast Gold, Duralast Platinum, Valucraft, Econocraft, ALLDATA, AutoAnything, Loan-A-Tool and Z-net.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.46
AZO's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
53% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.78 vs. AZO: 19.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AZO' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.98  Med: 15.39 Max: 21.67
Current: 19.46
8.98
21.67
Forward P/E 16.72
AZO's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
62% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.71 vs. AZO: 16.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.46
AZO's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
54% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.62 vs. AZO: 19.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AZO' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.98  Med: 15.39 Max: 21.67
Current: 19.46
8.98
21.67
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 20.39
AZO's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.16 vs. AZO: 20.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
AZO' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.3  Med: 14.08 Max: 25.02
Current: 20.39
8.3
25.02
P/S 2.33
AZO's P/S is ranked lower than
84% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. AZO: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AZO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.61 Max: 2.5
Current: 2.33
0.88
2.5
PFCF 22.43
AZO's PFCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.59 vs. AZO: 22.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AZO' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.1  Med: 15.90 Max: 28.09
Current: 22.43
9.1
28.09
POCF 15.43
AZO's POCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.34 vs. AZO: 15.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AZO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.53  Med: 10.90 Max: 17.9
Current: 15.43
6.53
17.9
EV-to-EBIT 13.71
AZO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.69 vs. AZO: 13.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AZO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 10.60 Max: 15.2
Current: 13.71
6.8
15.2
EV-to-EBITDA 12.01
AZO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
55% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.03 vs. AZO: 12.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AZO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 9.30 Max: 13.4
Current: 12.01
5.9
13.4
PEG 1.16
AZO's PEG is ranked higher than
65% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. AZO: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
AZO' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.34
Current: 1.16
0.36
1.34
Shiller P/E 35.55
AZO's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.56 vs. AZO: 35.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AZO' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.05  Med: 28.80 Max: 38.66
Current: 35.55
15.05
38.66
Current Ratio 0.84
AZO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. AZO: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AZO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.48
Current: 0.84
0.73
1.48
Quick Ratio 0.12
AZO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. AZO: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AZO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.10 Max: 0.18
Current: 0.12
0.05
0.18
Days Inventory 257.60
AZO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
91% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 90.02 vs. AZO: 257.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AZO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 212.86  Med: 226.91 Max: 246.39
Current: 257.6
212.86
246.39
Days Sales Outstanding 10.26
AZO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
55% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.44 vs. AZO: 10.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AZO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.54  Med: 6.57 Max: 8.88
Current: 10.26
3.54
8.88
Days Payable 292.18
AZO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
97% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 48.89 vs. AZO: 292.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AZO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 206.12  Med: 248.84 Max: 290.19
Current: 292.18
206.12
290.19

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Projected FCF 1.97
AZO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. AZO: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AZO' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.45 Max: 38.86
Current: 1.97
0.77
38.86
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.71
AZO's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
77% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. AZO: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.44
AZO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. AZO: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AZO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.51
Current: 1.44
0.43
1.51
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.27
AZO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. AZO: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
AZO' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.80 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.27
0.46
1.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.30
AZO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. AZO: 7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AZO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6  Med: 9.40 Max: 14.8
Current: 7.3
6.6
14.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 19.11
AZO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. AZO: 19.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AZO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.5  Med: 24.00 Max: 35.9
Current: 19.11
16.5
35.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,527
EPS (TTM) $ 39.34
Beta0.67
Short Percentage of Float8.96%
52-Week Range $662.70 - 810.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)29.86

Analyst Estimate

Aug16 Aug17 Aug18 Aug19
Revenue (Mil $) 10,714 11,264 11,755 12,401
EPS ($) 40.94 45.77 50.16 56.00
EPS without NRI ($) 40.94 45.77 50.16 56.00
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
12.80%
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