O’Reilly Automotive: Institutional Investors Buying Shares in Q3

Insiders are generally long-term investors due to restriction in making short-term profits. In contrast, wealth management institutions always have short-term investment. Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding the insiders and institutions which recently increased stock shares of O’Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY).

SEC data indicate that these institutions significantly increased their stock shares of O’Reilly Automotive Inc. in Q3 2011:

  • GOODMAN & COMPANY, INVESTMENT COUNSEL LTD.: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 518,951 shares, worth $34,577,705.
  • LATEEF INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, L.P.: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 432,746 shares, worth $28,833,866.
  • SCHRODER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT GROUP: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 377,805 shares, worth $25,173,147.
  • SIGMA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 250,000 shares, worth $16,657,500.

About the company: O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. retails and supplies automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories. The Company sells its products to do-it-yourself customers and professional mechanics or service technicians. O’Reilly operates stores throughout the United States.

Competitors to Watch: Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP), AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO), The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack (NYSE:PBY), Ford (NYSE:F), Toyota (NYSE:TM), General Motors (NYSE:GM) and U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRTS).

(Note: Data regarding O’Reilly Automotive Inc.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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