Profile: O'Reilly Automotive Inc (ORLY.O)
18 Aug 2017
O'Reilly Automotive, Inc., incorporated on December 20, 2010, is a specialty retailer of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment and accessories in the United States. The Company sells its products to both do-it-yourself (DIY) and professional service provider customers. The Company's product line includes new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, such as alternators, starters, fuel pumps, water pumps, brake system components, batteries, belts, hoses, temperature control, chassis parts, driveline parts and engine parts; maintenance items, such as oil, antifreeze, fluids, filters, wiper blades, lighting, engine additives and appearance products, and accessories, such as floor mats, seat covers and truck accessories. It operated 4,829 stores in 47 states, as of December 31, 2016.
The Company's stores offer various services and programs to its customers, such as used oil, oil filter and battery recycling; battery, wiper and bulb replacement; battery diagnostic testing; electrical and module testing; check engine light code extraction; loaner tool program; drum and rotor resurfacing; custom hydraulic hoses; professional paint shop mixing and related materials, and machine shops. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had a total of approximately 35 million square feet in its 4,829 stores. The Company's stores are located at various locations, including California, Missouri, Georgia, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Kansas, Nevada and Connecticut.
The Company's distribution system provides stores with same-day or overnight access to an inventory of hard-to-find items not typically stocked in the stores of other auto parts retailers. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 27 Distribution Centers (DCs) consisting of approximately 10.6 million operating square feet. Its DCs provide five-night-a-week delivery, primarily via a Company-owned fleet, to all of its stores in the continental United States. Its DCs provide weekend service to not only the stores they service via their city counters but also to strategic Hub locations, which redistribute products to surrounding stores. It operated 312 strategically located Hub stores, as of December 31, 2016.
The Company's merchandise consists of products, such as AC Delco, Armor All, Bosch, BWD, Cardone, Castrol, Gates Rubber, Monroe, Moog, Pennzoil, Prestone, Quaker State, STP, Turtle Wax, Valvoline, Wagner, and Wix, and a range of label products under its BestTest, BrakeBest, Import Direct, Master Pro, Micro-Gard, Murray, Omnispark, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Precision, Power Torque, Super Start, and Ultima brands. It sells automotive products directly to independently owned parts stores in certain market areas.
The Company competes with AutoZone, Inc., Advance Auto Parts, CARQUEST, NAPA, the Pep Boys - Manny, Moe and Jack, Inc., Bumper to Bumper, Auto Value and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
O'Reilly Automotive Inc
233 S Patterson Ave
SPRINGFIELD MO 65802-2210
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