Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) is a $4.06 billion market cap company that trades an average of 1.39 million shares per day. Analysts are expecting an improvement of $0.04 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $1.35. The company was founded in 1929 and is based in Roanoke, Virginia.
- Time Released: After Closing Bell
- Industry: Retail (Specialty)
- Recent Price: $52.79
- 52-Week High: $72.32
- 52-Week Low: $51.69
- Book Value: $11.35
Next quarter estimated mean earnings are $1.39 per share. Analyst estimates range between $1.32 and $1.47 per share. The P/E ratio has trended lower, as the current trailing 12 months (ttm) P/E ratio is 12.88, while the forward P/E ratio is now 10.1. Investors have been rewarded with an increase of year-over-year revenue. Revenue reported was $5.93 billion for 2010 vs. $5.41 billion for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $346.05 million for 2010 vs. $270.37 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $584.93 million for 2010 vs. $454.39 million for 2009. Revenue growth is at an annual rate of 9.47%.
Gross reported revenue compared to the mean estimate (rounded).
|Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-Year||Revenue Estimates||Actual||$ Difference||Difference %|
|Mar-11||$ 1.92 b||$ 1.90B||$ -23.59M||-1.23%|
|Dec-10||$ 1.25 b||$ 1.27B||$ 19.34M||1.55%|
|Sep-10||$ 1.36 b||$ 1.41B||$ 42.08M||3.08%|
|Jun-10||$ 1.41 b||$ 1.42B||$ 4.20M||0.3%|
|Mar-10||$ 1.70 b||$ 1.83B||$ 126.16M||7.4%|
M = millions, B = billions.
Reported earnings per share compared to the mean estimate. Differences are rounded.
|Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-Year||Estimate||Actual||Difference||Difference %|
(Some onetime items are often excluded in reported EPS.)
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