O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (ORLY) reported fourth quarter adjusted net income of $1.14 per share after the bell Wednesday, compared to $0.93 per share last year. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $1.08. The company expects to report first quarter EPS of $1.30 to $1.34 and between $5.57 and $5.67 for the full year 2013. The consensus estimates are for EPS of $1.32 and $5.44.
O'Reilly Automotive gapped open sharply higher Thursday, but traded in a narrow range throughout the session. Shares finished up by 7.45 at $100.04, with volume at over a 3-month high. The stock leaped to over a 7-month high.
by RTT Staff Writer
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