UPDATE: 5 signs a consumer slowdown may kill this stock-market rally
5 signs a consumer slowdown may kill this stock-market rally
Despite a recent sales-growth slowdown, we remain positive on narrow-moat AutoZone , Genuine Parts, Advance, and O'Reilly over the longer run.
Take a look at the buys and sells of some top funds across the Morningstar Style Box.
AutoZone's AZO third-quarter results came in about as we expected. Our fair value estimate remains $103 per share. Revenue increased by 5.9% to $1.417 billion, led by expansion and a 2.1% rise in same-store sales (up from 0.4% in the second quarter). While its comparable revenue growth still ...
O'Reilly and Advance have expanded their store bases through acquisitions and organic growth, enhancing their cost advantages.
The corporate bond market will probably struggle to return much above break-even in 2014.
Monro's acquisition strategy is creating a virtuous cost-advantage cycle, but shares don’t come cheap at the moment, writes Morningstar’s Todd Wenning.
Top managers are divided over what looks like a bargain and what doesn't.
There are big shifts from Fidelity Dividend Growth and Fairholme.