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Advance Auto (NYSE:AAP) has been upgraded from Hold to Buy in a statement by Jefferies earlier today.

Jefferies has upgraded Advance Auto (NYSE:AAP) from Hold to Buy in a statement released on Friday July 07, 2017.

On 7/6/2017, RBC Capital Markets released a statement for Advance Auto (NYSE:AAP) bumped down the target price from $153.00 to $125.00 that suggested an upside of 0.20%.

Boasting a price of $103.16, Advance Auto (NYSE:AAP) traded 1.14% higher on the day. With the last stock price close down -22.12% from the two hundred day average, compared with the S&P 500 Index which has increased 0.05% over the date range. Advance Auto has recorded a 50-day average of $108.57 and a two hundred day average of $137.82. Volume of trade was up over the average, with 1,903,503 shares of AAP changing hands over the typical 1,853,740

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Advance Auto (NYSE:AAP)

With a total market value of $0, Advance Auto has price-earnings ratio of 19.45 with a one year low of $99.13 and a one year high of $177.83 .

A total of 16 equity analysts have released a ratings update on AAP. Four equity analysts rating the company a strong buy, seven equity analysts rating the company a buy, thirteen equity analysts rating the company a hold, one equity analyst rating the company a underperform, and finally zero equity analysts rating the company a sell with a one year target of $162.75.

Brief Synopsis About Advance Auto (NYSE:AAP)

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. provides automotive aftermarket parts in North America, serving do-it-for-me (Professional) and do-it-yourself (DIY), customers. The Company's stores and branches offer a selection of brand name, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and private label automotive replacement parts, accessories, batteries and maintenance items for domestic and imported cars, vans, sport utility vehicles and light and heavy duty trucks. It serves through various channels ranging from traditional brick and mortar store locations to self-serving e-commerce sites. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 5,062 total stores and 127 branches primarily under the trade names Advance Auto Parts, Autopart International, Carquest and Worldpac. As of December 31, 2016, its Advance Auto Parts operations consisted of three geographic divisions, which included the operations of the stores operating under the Advance Auto Parts, Carquest and Autopart International trade names.

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