Financial Fitness Check: Examining Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP)’s Key Ratios

Investors with the goal of beating the broader market often turn to stock selection. Strategic choices in individual stocks can have a profound impact on your wealth.

3 Tiny Stocks Primed to Explode The world's greatest investor — Warren Buffett — has a simple formula for making big money in the markets. He buys up valuable assets when they are very cheap. For stock market investors that means buying up cheap small cap stocks like these with huge upside potential.

We've set up an alert service to help smart investors take full advantage of the small cap stocks primed for big returns.

Click here for full details and to join for free

In the latest session, Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE: AAP) closed at $64.58 up 0.03% from its previous closing price of $64.56. In other words, the price has increased by $0.03 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.07 million shares were traded. AAP stock price reached its highest trading level at $64.96 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $63.55.


For a deeper understanding of Advance Auto Parts Inc’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 8.54 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 8.23. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.29 and its Current Ratio is at 1.22. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.55 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.55.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Mizuho on March 19, 2024, initiated with a Neutral rating and assigned the stock a target price of $78.

BofA Securities Downgraded its Neutral to Underperform on November 16, 2023, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $60 to $43.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jun 03 ’24 when Soler Kristen L bought 450 shares for $67.00 per share. The transaction valued at 30,150 led to the insider holds 15,690 shares of the business.

Windom Brent bought 4,700 shares of AAP for $401,098 on Mar 27 ’24. The Director now owns 10,000 shares after completing the transaction at $85.34 per share. On Mar 21 ’24, another insider, Word Herman L Jr, who serves as the EVP, U.S. Stores & CQ Ind. of the company, sold 1,858 shares for $86.08 each. As a result, the insider received 159,937 and left with 10,448 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, AAP now has a Market Capitalization of 3850408192 and an Enterprise Value of 7862727168. As of this moment, Advance’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 93.23, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 14.69. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.34 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.50. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.697 whereas that against EBITDA is 18.684.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for AAP is 1.24, which has changed by -0.034534335 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.23232913 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, AAP has reached a high of $88.56, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $47.73. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -13.20%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -0.24%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, AAP has traded an average of 1.83M shares per day and 2468980 over the past ten days. A total of 59.51M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 58.96M. Insiders hold about 1.06% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 104.93% stake in the company. Shares short for AAP as of 1715731200 were 4632426 with a Short Ratio of 2.53, compared to 1713139200 on 4783202. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 4632426 and a Short% of Float of 10.31.

Dividends & Splits

According to the company, the forward annual dividend rate for AAP is 1.00, from 2.25 in the trailing year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.0348513The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.27. The current Payout Ratio is 451.08% for AAP, which recently paid a dividend on 2024-04-11 with an ex-dividend date of 1720742400. Stock splits for the company last occurred on 2005-09-26 when the company split stock in a 3:2 ratio.

Most Popular