AutoZone Reaches New 52-Week High (AZO)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- AutoZone (NYSE: AZO) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $413.39, above its previous 52-week high of $413.28 with 169,754 shares traded as of 3:41 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 386,100 shares over the past 30 days.

AutoZone has a market cap of $14.71 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 16% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

AutoZone, Inc. engages in retailing and distributing automotive replacement parts and accessories. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates AutoZone as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full AutoZone Ratings Report.

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