AutoZone Stock Up; Earnings Beat Amid Huge Used-Car Demand

Shares of AutoZone  (AZO) – Get AutoZone, Inc. Report jumped Tuesday after the car-parts retailer reported a fiscal-first quarter profit-and-sales beat. 

For the quarter ended Nov. 20 the Memphis company reported earnings of $25.69 per share on revenue of $3.67 billion. 

Analysts surveyed by FactSet were expecting earnings of $21.01 per share on revenue of $3.37 billion. 

“Our retail and commercial sales performance were consistently strong all quarter,” Chief Executive Bill Rhodes said in a statement. 

“Our commercial business growth continues to be exceptionally strong at 29.4% as the investments we are making are positioning us well in the marketplace,” 

“We are optimistic about our growth prospects for the balance of the fiscal year.”

Shares of AutoZone at last check moved up 1.6% to $1,910. 

Used-car demand has surged during the pandemic, particularly because supplies of new cars have dried up due to the worldwide semiconductor shortage. 


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DC Based Car Buying Service, inride, Finds Huge Success Helping Area Car Owners Sell For Top Dollar

Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 3:40 PM CDT|Updated: 8 hours ago

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In April 2021, DC based Automotive Executive Alex Perdikis saw no end in sight to the vehicle shortages affecting the automotive marketplace and took matters into his own hands, repurposing his subscription company, inride, into a premiere vehicle buying service. inride guarantees area car owners the best offer available for used vehicles of any type.  Whether the vehicle is owned, leased, or carries outstanding payments, owners are walking away with thousands in profit. Used vehicle offers from Perdikis and his team are so strong, vehicle owners have driven hundreds of miles to sell their used vehicles to inride.

Founder of inride, Alex Perdikis, states: “In our area, the demand for vehicles of all types including luxury and commercial models continues to rise. Individual and commercial

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Fast And Furious Car Death Toll Is Huge

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A lot of cars have been sacrificed on the movie franchise’s altar…

Thanks to Craig Lieberman, we have a death count for cars in the Fast and Furious franchise. Warning: it’s shockingly high and might leave you feeling triggered, confused, and maybe even a little sad. Even when compared to other movie franchises like James Bond, Transformers, etc. the Fast and Furious series has wrecked way more than its fair share of cars.

Learn which Fast and Furious car is Vin Diesel’s favorite here.

Just in the first 7 movies there were nearly 1,500 cars wrecked, according to a report issued by Insure the Gap. Why so many? Well, with multiple stunt versions of the hero cars and those getting abused, plus the more expendable background cars which also get trashed in many scenes, the numbers add up quickly.

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Car Salesman Billy Fuccillo remembered for his huge heart

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10)– When you think of Billy Fuccillo, one word immediately comes to mind, huge. The famous car salesman, known for his iconic commercials and catchphrase has passed away from illness at the age of 65. But to those who knew him, he was known for his huge heart.

“He’s like what you saw on tv,” explained Greg Sorrentino, President and CEO of the Center for Disability Services. “He was a big guy with a huge personality, and I guess a part maybe that you didn’t know about him, is that he had a heart the same size as his body himself.”

When Fuccillo wasn’t selling cars, he was helping organizations such as the the Center for Disability Services, even attending Siro’s Cup in Saratoga.

“He jumps up on stage and says, ‘I’m giving $50,000,’

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