Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP)

CAPS Rating: 5 out of 5

The Company primarily operates within the United States automotive aftermarket industry, which includes replacement parts, accessories, maintenance items, batteries and automotive chemicals for cars and light trucks.

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Player Avatar apchempete (< 20) Submitted: 6/26/2008 8:53:27 AM : Underperform Start Price: $38.45 AAP Score: -214.27

Strangely, despite strong margins, good earnings and a low P/E, I look for this chain to under-perform for a while. The reason? As more and more people convert to more fuel efficient vehicles, they will have to purchase NEW since there are so few gas misers available used. Consequently, I expect less need for parts as the nation's auto fleet becomes less aged during this transition.

Member Avatar concealedweaponR (< 20) Submitted: 7/23/2011 5:08:43 PM
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the transition is going to be very very slow. . i think you are way to soon on this view

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