AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE: AZO) is a leading automotive aftermarket retailer in the United States based off both sales and store count. AutoZone operates approximately 5,000 stores in 48 states, Mexico and Puerto Rico while employing about 70,000 team members. Each AutoZone store offers automotive parts, accessories, batteries, and other maintenance items. Each store also carries a product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans, and light trucks. AutoZone is annually ranked as a Fortune 500 company and included in Standard and Poor’s 500 Index. The company is also given in an investment grade rating of BBB from Standard and Poor’s along with a long term rating of Baa1 from Moody’s. AutoZone was founded in 1979 and has been publicly held since 1991. The company is currently headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.