AutoZone, Inc. (AZO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Dec, 2015 |    No of Pages: 28 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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AutoZone, Inc. (AZO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


AutoZone, Inc. (AutoZone) is a retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories. The company operates AutoZone stores in various states of the US, Puerto Rico and Mexico. Each of these stores offers product line for cars, vans, sport utility vehicles and light trucks, that include new and re-manufactured automotive hard parts, accessories, maintenance items and non-automotive products. Its subsidiary, ALLDATA, develops, sells and maintains diagnostic and repair information software used in automotive repair and e-commerce. The company offers its products and services through directly to customers and through to its commercial customers. AutoZone is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, the US.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
AutoZone, Inc. - Key Facts 5
AutoZone, Inc. - Key Employees 6
AutoZone, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 7
AutoZone, Inc. - Major Products and Services 8
AutoZone, Inc. - History 9
AutoZone, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 11
Head Office 11
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 11
Section 2 – Company Analysis 12
AutoZone, Inc. - Business Description 12
AutoZone, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 13
AutoZone, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 14
SWOT Analysis - Overview 14
AutoZone, Inc. - Strengths 14
Strength - Operational Efficiency 14
Strength - Store Network 14
Strength - Strategic Acquisitions 14
AutoZone, Inc. - Weaknesses 15
Weakness - Debt Burden 15
AutoZone, Inc. - Opportunities 16
Opportunity - Global Economic Outlook 16
Opportunity - Growth Prospects: E-Retail 16
AutoZone, Inc. - Threats 17
Threat - Stiff Competition 17
Threat - Rising Counterfeit Goods Market 17
Threat - Foreign Exchange Risks 17
AutoZone, Inc. - Key Competitors 18
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 20
Performance Chart 21
Financial Performance 21
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 23
Section 4 – Appendix 24
Methodology 24
Ratio Definitions 24
About GlobalData 28
Contact Us 28
Disclaimer 28

List of Tables

AutoZone, Inc., Key Facts 5
AutoZone, Inc., Key Employees 6
AutoZone, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 7
AutoZone, Inc., Major Products and Services 8
AutoZone, Inc., History 9
AutoZone, Inc., Subsidiaries 11
AutoZone, Inc., Key Competitors 18
AutoZone, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 19
AutoZone, Inc., Annual Ratios 20
AutoZone, Inc., Interim Ratios 22
Currency Codes 24
Capital Market Ratios 24
Equity Ratios 25
Profitability Ratios 25
Cost Ratios 26
Liquidity Ratios 26
Leverage Ratios 27
Efficiency Ratios 27

List of Figures

AutoZone, Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 21
AutoZone, Inc., Ratio Charts 23

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