Exhibit 99.1
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

O’REILLY AUTOMOTIVE, INC. REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER AND
FULL-YEAR 2014 RESULTS AND ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL $500 MILLION SHARE REPURCHASE AUTHORIZATION


4th quarter comparable store sales increase of 6.3%, full-year increase of 6.0%
26% increase in 4th quarter diluted EPS to $1.76, 22% increase in full-year diluted EPS to $7.34

Springfield, MO, February 4, 2015O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (the “Company” or “O’Reilly”) (Nasdaq: ORLY), a leading retailer in the automotive aftermarket industry, today announced record revenues and earnings for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. The results represent 22 consecutive years of comparable store sales growth and record revenue and operating income for O’Reilly since becoming a public company in April of 1993.

4th Quarter Financial Results
Sales for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014, increased $143 million, or 9%, to $1.76 billion from $1.62 billion for the same period one year ago. Gross profit for the fourth quarter increased to $912 million (or 51.7% of sales) from $819 million (or 50.5% of sales) for the same period one year ago, representing an increase of 11%. Selling, general and administrative expenses (“SG&A”) for the fourth quarter increased to $609 million (or 34.5% of sales) from $564 million (or 34.8% of sales) for the same period one year ago, representing an increase of 8%. Operating income for the fourth quarter increased to $303 million (or 17.2% of sales) from $256 million (or 15.8% of sales) for the same period one year ago, representing an increase of 18%.

Net income for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014, increased $29 million, or 19%, to $182 million (or 10.3% of sales) from $152 million (or 9.4% of sales) for the same period one year ago. Diluted earnings per common share for the fourth quarter increased 26% to $1.76 on 103 million shares versus $1.40 for the same period one year ago on 109 million shares.

O’Reilly’s President and CEO, Greg Henslee commented, “We are very pleased to report another profitable quarter and a strong finish to a very successful year. Team O’Reilly’s unwavering commitment to providing unsurpassed levels of customer service each day drove our industry-leading 6.3% comparable store sales increase for the fourth quarter, which exceeded our guidance and resulted in a 6% comparable store sales increase for the full year, well above the guidance we set at the beginning of the year. Our unrelenting focus on profitable growth translated these strong top-line results into a record fourth quarter operating margin of 17.2% and a 26% increase in fourth quarter earnings per share, representing our 24th consecutive quarter of EPS growth greater than 15%. I would like to congratulate Team O’Reilly for exceeding our sales and profitability goals in yet another quarter and thank each of them for their continued hard work and dedication to our ongoing success.”

Full-Year Financial Results
Sales for the year ended December 31, 2014, increased $567 million, or 9%, to $7.22 billion from $6.65 billion for the same period one year ago. Gross profit for the year ended December 31, 2014, increased to $3.71 billion (or 51.4% of sales) from $3.37 billion (or 50.7% of sales) for the same period one year ago, representing an increase of 10%. SG&A for the year ended December 31, 2014, increased to $2.44 billion (or 33.8% of sales) from $2.27 billion (or 34.1% of sales) for the same period one year ago, representing an increase of 8%. Operating income for the year ended December 31, 2014, increased to


The following information was filed by O Reilly Automotive Inc (ORLY) on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-K Annual Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.

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