StockCall Scrutinizes CarMax, AutoNation, O'Reilly Automotive, and Advance Auto Parts

Apr 05, 2013, 08:08 ET from

LONDON, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Markets recovered from their Wednesday lows and closed the latest trading session on a positive note. The Dow Jones ended its latest session at 14,606.11, up 0.38 percent while NASDAQ was up 0.20 percent to close at 3,224.98. Similarly, S&P also ended at a positive note at 1,559.98, up 0.40 percent. Our research team took a look at the Services sector including major companies like CarMax Inc (NYSE: KMX), AutoNation Inc. (NYSE: AN), O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ: ORLY) and Advanced Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE: AAP). StockCall reviewed the Auto Ancillary  industry and chose KMX, AN, ORLY, and AAP for its technical coverage. These free reports can be seen for free at

CarMax Inc. made an upward movement with 1.01 percent gain in Thursday's trading session. The company's stock ended at $41.11 which is also its highest price point for the session. In the past 12 months, the stock has gained 18.64 percent while its YTD gain stands at 12.05 percent. The stock traded in the range of $24.83 and $42.45 in the past 52 weeks. CarMax trades at beta of 1.45, which implies high volatility. It traded 1.16 million shares during yesterday's session, in comparison to its regular daily volume of 1.33 million shares. The company commands market capitalization of $9.38 billion. Download the free research on KMX by signing up now at

AutoNation Inc. trimmed its 52 weeks gain to 20.02 percent by closing its previous trading session 1.53 percent lower. The stock closed at $41.18, with trading volume of 779,761 shares on Thursday. It is up 5.81 percent on a YTD basis. The Auto Dealerships company is currently in a neutral mode and is expected to go up to $42.08 in the coming trading sessions. Its next resistance level is at $42.39. On the downside, it is expected to face its first support level at $39.74. AutoNation traded in the range of $31.57 and $48.92 in the past 52 weeks. The stock is highly volatile as it trades at beta of 1.23. Register for today's free analysis on AN at

O'Reilly Automotive Inc. is currently trading above its 20-day and 50-day moving average price and is in a bullish mode. It also ended its latest trading session 0.28 percent higher at $103.77, further confirming the positive trend. O'Reilly Automotive exchanged 377,385 shares during yesterday's session. The stock has outperformed the broader markets and has gained 17.79 percent so far this year. However, it is likely to go up to $111.75 in the coming trading sessions. Its second resistance level is at $115.25. O'Reilly Automotive Inc commands market capitalization of $11.55 billion. Free report on ORLY can be accessed by registering at

Advanced Auto Parts Inc. closed Thursday's trading session with a mild upward movement, accompanied with below average volume. The stock ended at $82.20, up 0.10 percent from its previous close. It traded in the range of $81.93 and $82.97 during yesterday's session. Advanced Auto Parts' stock shows low volatility as it commands beta of 0.53. The company's current market capitalization stands at $6.05 billion. The stock has gained 14.95 percent on a YTD basis while its 52 weeks loss stands at 7.19 percent. The Auto Parts Stores company is currently trading above its short-term and long-term moving average price. Register with StockCall and download the research on AAP for free at

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