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

 Published On: Jan, 2018 |    No of Pages: 35 |  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.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- 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.

Highlights

AutoZone, Inc. (AutoZone) is a retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories. The company operates its stores in the US, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Brazil. These stores offer products for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, accessories, maintenance items, and non-automotive products. AutoZone sell automotive diagnostic and repair software through its subsidiary company ALLDATA. The company offers its products and services through www.autozone.com directly to customers and through www.autozonepro.com and www.imcparts.net to its commercial customers. It has operational presence in Mexico and Brazil. AutoZone is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, the US.

AutoZone Inc Key Recent Developments

Dec 19,2017: AutoZone senior vice president of store operations Jim Griffith to retire next year
Sep 19,2017: AutoZone reports Q4 and fiscal 2017 results
Aug 17,2017: Hiring event set next week for new AutoZone distribution center in Ocala
May 23,2017: AutoZone Q3 same store sales decline 0.8%; EPS increases 6.2% to $11.44
Mar 01,2017: AutoZone Q2 same store sales flat for Q2

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 4
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 8
AutoZone Inc - Major Products and Services 9
AutoZone Inc - History 10
AutoZone Inc - Company Statement 12
AutoZone Inc - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 - Company Analysis 15
Company Overview 15
AutoZone Inc - Business Description 15
AutoZone Inc - Corporate Strategy 16
AutoZone Inc - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
AutoZone Inc - Strengths 17
AutoZone Inc - Weaknesses 18
AutoZone Inc - Opportunities 19
AutoZone Inc - Threats 20
AutoZone Inc - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 28
Sep 19, 2017: AutoZone reports Q4 and fiscal 2017 results 28
May 23, 2017: AutoZone Q3 same store sales decline 0.8%; EPS increases 6.2% to $11.44 29
Mar 01, 2017: AutoZone Q2 same store sales flat for Q2 30
Section 5 - Appendix 31
Methodology 31
Ratio Definitions 31
About GlobalData 35
Contact Us 35
Disclaimer 35

List of Tables
AutoZone Inc, Key Facts 5
AutoZone Inc, Key Employees 6
AutoZone Inc, Key Employee Biographies 8
AutoZone Inc, Major Products and Services 9
AutoZone Inc, History 10
AutoZone Inc, Subsidiaries 14
AutoZone Inc, Key Competitors 21
AutoZone Inc, Ratios based on current share price 22
AutoZone Inc, Annual Ratios 23
AutoZone Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 24
AutoZone Inc, Interim Ratios 26
Currency Codes 31
Capital Market Ratios 31
Equity Ratios 32
Profitability Ratios 32
Cost Ratios 33
Liquidity Ratios 33
Leverage Ratios 34
Efficiency Ratios 34

List of Figures
AutoZone Inc, Performance Chart (2013 - 2017) 25
AutoZone Inc, Ratio Charts 27


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