Technical Study: CarMax, AutoNation, O'Reilly Automotive, and Advance Auto Parts

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Jul 18, 2013, 08:00 ET from AAA Research Reports

LONDON, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Shares in automotive dealers and auto part retailers ended mostly lower on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, even as the broader market edged higher following positive comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. The major movers in the sector included CarMax Inc. (NYSE: KMX), AutoNation Inc. (NYSE: AN), O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ: ORLY), and Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE: AAP). free coverage on KMX, AN, ORLY, and AAP is available upon registration at:  

Shares in CarMax Inc. edged higher on Wednesday, tracking gains in the broader market. The company's shares oscillated between $47.58 and $47.99 before finishing the day 0.48% higher at $47.86. A total of 655,129 shares were traded which is below the daily average volume of 1.60 million. CarMax's shares have gained 1.57% in the last one month, and 15.24% in the past three months, as compared to a gain of 2.55% and 8.31% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Download free technical research on KMX by signing up at:

AutoNation Inc.'s stock slipped on Wednesday even as the broader market edged higher. The company's shares ended the day 0.48% lower at $45.47 after oscillating between $45.31 and $45.87. A total of 848,294 shares were traded which is below the daily average volume of 957,987. Despite Wednesday's pullback, AutoNation's shares have gained 3.39% in the last one month, thus outperforming the S&P 500. Moreover, the stock is currently trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Register now and get access to free analysis on AN at:

Shares in O'Reilly Automotive Inc. edged lower on Wednesday, extending their losses from previous trading sessions. The company's shares oscillated between $115.30 and $117.25 before closing the day 0.38% lower at $115.77. A total of 622,179 shares were traded which is slightly above the daily average volume of 603,275. O'Reilly Automotive's shares have gained 3.41% in the last one month, hence outperforming the S&P 500. Furthermore, the stock is currently trading near its 52-week high of $118.37. Sign up and read our complimentary report on ORLY at:

Advance Auto Parts Inc.'s stock moved lower on Wednesday, finishing at $81.49, down 1.08% from its previous closing price. The company's shares fluctuated between $81.44 and $82.89. A total of 460,785 shares were traded which is below the daily average volume of 582,199. In the last three months, the company's shares have gained 2.09% as compared to a gain of 8.31% in the S&P 500. The free report on AAP can be downloaded by signing up now at:



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