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Autozone Inc. fell $12.17 or 2.2 percent, to $528.74. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 65 or. 9 percent, to $68.53. Best Buy fell$. 45 or 1.7 percent, to $25.29.
March 4- AutoZone Inc, the second-largest U.S. auto parts retailer, reported quarterly results that beat analysts' estimates as a severe winter led to more wear and tear on vehicles. AutoZone shares rose more than 3 percent in premarket trading.
March 4- Autozone Inc, a U.S. auto parts retailer, reported a 9.4 percent increase in second-quarter profit as an unseasonably cold winter drove up sales. Net income rose to $192.8 million, or $5.63 cents per share, from $176.3 million, or $4.78 per share, a year earlier. Autozone shares were up 1 percent in premarket trading.
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While the markets are hoping to see a March thaw, reports of February data in the week ahead may show the economy is still feeling a bit chilled.
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Some of Friday's midday movers:
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Dec 10- AutoZone Inc, the largest U.S. auto parts retailer, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as it focuses on its fast-growing business that sells to auto repair chains to offset weakness in its main do-it-yourself market.
*Earnings $6.29/ share vs est $6.28. Dec 10- AutoZone Inc, the largest U.S. auto parts retailer, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as cold weather and delayed repairs drove demand for vehicle parts.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Tuesday, ahead of the publication of the JOLTS jobs openings report.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Dec 10- AutoZone Inc, the largest U.S. auto parts retailer, reported a better-than-expected 7 percent rise in quarterly profit as demand for repairs improves. AutoZone's performance has been weaker than some of its rivals due to its larger exposure to the do-it-yourself market, which has not recovered as fast as commercial repair.
Dec 10- AutoZone Inc, the largest U.S. auto parts retailer, reported a 7 percent rise in quarterly profit due to higher repairs. Net income rose to $218.1 million, or $6.29 per share, in the first quarter ended Nov. 23, from $203.5 million, or $5.41 per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 5 percent to $2.09 billion.
U.S. stocks closed higher for a second session on Monday as Wall Street weighed moves by the Fed.
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Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Oct 16- Advance Auto Parts Inc will buy 1,418 outlets of the Carquest chain to boost its auto repair operations to complement its car parts business, sending its shares up as much as 20 percent to a record high.