LKQ Company Profile (NASDAQ:LKQ)


LKQ logoLKQ Corporation (LKQ) is a distributor of vehicle products, including replacement parts, components and systems used in the repair and maintenance of vehicles, as well as specialty vehicle products and accessories, and automotive glass products. The Company's segments include Wholesale-North America; Europe; Specialty, and Self Service. It offers its customers a range of replacement systems, components, equipment and parts to repair and accessorize automobiles, trucks, and recreational and performance vehicles. It distributes a range of products to collision and mechanical repair shops, including aftermarket collision and mechanical products, recycled collision and mechanical products, refurbished collision products, such as wheels, bumper covers and lights, and re-manufactured engines. It also has operations in North America, Europe and Taiwan. It is a provider of alternative vehicle collision replacement products and alternative vehicle mechanical replacement products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Auto/Tires/Trucks
  • Industry: Auto Parts
  • Sub-Industry: Distributors
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LKQ
  • CUSIP: 50188920
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $9.64 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 308,285,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $29.94
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $31.18
  • 52 Week Range: $27.85 - $36.35
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.90
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.11
  • P/E Growth: 0.62
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $9.01 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.07
  • Book Value: $11.70 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.67
  • EBIDTA: $1.06 billion
  • Net Margins: 5.48%
  • Return on Equity: 16.41%
  • Return on Assets: 7.31%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.93%
  • Current Ratio: 2.87%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.20%
  • Average Volume: 2.52 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.51
  • Short Ratio: 2.05

Frequently Asked Questions for LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ)

What is LKQ's stock symbol?

LKQ trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LKQ."

How were LKQ's earnings last quarter?

LKQ Co. (NASDAQ:LKQ) announced its earnings results on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $2.34 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.31 billion. LKQ had a return on equity of 16.41% and a net margin of 5.48%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 21.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.42 EPS. View LKQ's Earnings History.

What guidance has LKQ issued on next quarter's earnings?

LKQ updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.82-1.92 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.85.

Where is LKQ's stock going? Where will LKQ's stock price be in 2017?

8 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for LKQ's shares. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect LKQ's share price to reach $39.14 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for LKQ.

Who are some of LKQ's key competitors?

Who owns LKQ stock?

LKQ's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (9.55%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.10%), BlackRock Inc. (6.03%), State Street Corp (4.10%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.62%) and Nordea Investment Management AB (1.54%). Company insiders that own LKQ stock include A Clinton Allen, Dominick P Zarcone, John F Obrien, John S Quinn, Joseph M Holsten, Justin L Jude, Paul M Meister, Robert A Alberico, Robert L Wagman, Robert M Hanser, Sukhpal S Ahluwalia, Victor M Casini and William M Iv Webster. View Institutional Ownership Trends for LKQ.

Who sold LKQ stock? Who is selling LKQ stock?

LKQ's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Capital Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Pennant Capital Management LLC, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, DF Dent & Co. Inc. and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC. Company insiders that have sold LKQ stock in the last year include A Clinton Allen, John S Quinn, Joseph M Holsten, Robert L Wagman and Robert M Hanser. View Insider Buying and Selling for LKQ.

Who bought LKQ stock? Who is buying LKQ stock?

LKQ's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Fairpointe Capital LLC, CI Global Investments Inc., Check Capital Management Inc. CA, Vanguard Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have bought LKQ stock in the last two years include Dominick P Zarcone, John F Obrien, Paul M Meister, Sukhpal S Ahluwalia and William M Iv Webster. View Insider Buying and Selling for LKQ.

How do I buy LKQ stock?

Shares of LKQ can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of LKQ stock cost?

One share of LKQ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.28.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $39.14 (25.14% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/28/2017FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform -> Outperform$40.00 -> $41.00LowView Rating Details
4/27/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$37.00LowView Rating Details
2/27/2017William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
2/21/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweight -> Overweight$41.00N/AView Rating Details
11/29/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$37.00N/AView Rating Details
10/5/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncSet Price TargetBuy$42.00N/AView Rating Details
6/28/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$36.00N/AView Rating Details
5/26/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuy$40.00N/AView Rating Details
4/29/2016Wellington ShieldsUpgradeAccumulate -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
2/4/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Lower Price TargetOutperform$33.00 -> $31.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ)
Earnings by Quarter for LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ)
Earnings History by Quarter for LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.46$0.49$2.31 billion$2.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q4 2016$0.40$0.39$2.27 billion$2.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.45$0.45$2.46 billion$2.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.48$0.55$2.42 billion$2.45 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.42$0.42$1.91 billion$1.92 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$0.31$0.32$1.79 billion$1.75 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q3$0.33$0.34$1.84 billion$1.83 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.36$0.39$1.87 billion$1.84 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.32$0.36$1.78 billion$1.77 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.32$0.26$1.70 billion$1.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.32$0.31$1.68 billion$1.72 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.33$0.35$1.63 billion$1.71 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$0.34$0.35$1.58 billion$1.63 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q4$0.28$0.26$1.33 billion$1.32 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$0.25$0.24$1.27 billion$1.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.25$0.25$1.19 billion$1.25 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.30$0.29$1.16 billion$1.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2013Q4 2012$0.23$0.21$1.08 billion$1.07 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.20$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.42$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.87 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.07 EPS


Dividend History for LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.66%
Insider Trades by Quarter for LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ)
Insider Trades by Quarter for LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/2/2017Sukhpal S AhluwaliaDirectorBuy1,500$31.46$47,190.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2017Robert M HanserDirectorSell1,024$31.49$32,245.76View SEC Filing  
4/26/2017Robert L WagmanInsiderSell30,000$30.13$903,900.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2017John S QuinnEVPSell8,522$31.67$269,891.74View SEC Filing  
1/19/2017John S QuinnEVPSell16,376$31.69$518,955.44View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Joseph M HolstenDirectorSell3,520$31.61$111,267.20View SEC Filing  
12/20/2016A Clinton AllenDirectorSell30,000$31.98$959,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016Joseph M HolstenDirectorSell16,000$36.00$576,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Robert L WagmanInsiderSell19,700$34.51$679,847.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Robert L WagmanCEOSell1,502$34.51$51,834.02View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016Robert L WagmanInsiderSell20,100$34.07$684,807.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016John S QuinnEVPSell13,085$33.11$433,244.35View SEC Filing  
7/14/2016Joseph M HolstenDirectorSell3,520$33.38$117,497.60View SEC Filing  
7/12/2016Robert L WagmanCEOSell200$34.00$6,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Robert L WagmanCEOSell10,000$33.04$330,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Victor M CasiniVPSell16,000$32.90$526,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Joseph M HolstenDirectorSell1,595$32.89$52,459.55View SEC Filing  
4/29/2016Dominick P ZarconeCFOBuy5,000$31.76$158,800.00View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016Joseph M HolstenDirectorSell16,000$34.00$544,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/13/2016Joseph M HolstenDirectorSell16,000$32.50$520,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016Joseph M HolstenDirectorSell16,000$31.50$504,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2016Paul M MeisterDirectorBuy10,000$30.04$300,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016Victor M CasiniVPSell8,000$30.50$244,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2016John F ObrienDirectorBuy1,000$30.40$30,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016William M Iv WebsterDirectorBuy2,500$30.34$75,850.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Victor M CasiniVPSell8,000$25.56$204,480.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2016Victor M CasiniVPSell8,000$25.67$205,360.00View SEC Filing  
1/14/2016Joseph M. HolstenDirectorSell11,955$25.82$308,678.10View SEC Filing  
1/14/2016Robert A AlbericoVPSell517$25.67$13,271.39View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Victor M CasiniVPSell8,000$28.63$229,040.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Dominick P ZarconeCFOBuy5,000$29.79$148,950.00View SEC Filing  
10/15/2015Victor M CasiniVPSell8,000$27.86$222,880.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2015Victor M CasiniVPSell8,000$30.34$242,720.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Victor M CasiniVPSell8,000$31.37$250,960.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2015Victor M CasiniVPSell8,000$31.06$248,480.00View SEC Filing  
7/14/2015Joseph M HolstenDirectorSell9,391$30.79$289,148.89View SEC Filing  
7/14/2015Justin L JudeSVPSell1,189$30.79$36,609.31View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Victor M CasiniVPSell8,000$29.19$233,520.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Victor M CasiniVPSell8,000$27.92$223,360.00View SEC Filing  
4/15/2015Victor M CasiniVPSell8,000$25.69$205,520.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015Robert L WagmanCEOBuy10,000$23.55$235,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Walter P HanleyVPSell6,425$24.79$159,275.75View SEC Filing  
1/16/2015Walter P HanleyVPSell21,295$25.75$548,346.25View SEC Filing  
1/15/2015Victor M CasiniVPSell8,000$25.63$205,040.00View SEC Filing  
1/14/2015Joseph M HolstenDirectorSell8,764$26.18$229,441.52View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Victor M CasiniVPSell8,000$27.72$221,760.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014William M Iv WebsterDirectorSell80,000$28.87$2,309,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/14/2014John S QuinnCFOSell12,866$26.72$343,779.52View SEC Filing  
7/14/2014Joseph M HolstenDirectorSell8,564$26.72$228,830.08View SEC Filing  
7/14/2014Steven GreenspanSVPSell2,224$26.72$59,425.28View SEC Filing  
7/14/2014Walter P HanleyVPSell12,597$26.72$336,591.84View SEC Filing  
6/4/2014A Clinton AllenDirectorSell15,000$28.10$421,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Paul MeisterDirectorSell80,000$28.83$2,306,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014A Clinton AllenDirectorSell20,000$29.18$583,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2014A Clinton AllenDirectorSell60,000$28.89$1,733,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2014Victor CasiniVPSell24,979$26.87$671,185.73View SEC Filing  
1/14/2014Joseph HolstenDirectorSell7,389$32.53$240,364.17View SEC Filing  
1/14/2014Victor CasiniVPSell58,613$32.41$1,899,647.33View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Joseph HolstenDirectorSell32,000$33.54$1,073,280.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013John QuinnCFOSell20,000$33.79$675,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013Robert WagmanCEOSell25,000$33.71$842,750.00View SEC Filing  
7/18/2013Joseph M HolstenDirectorSell3,200$25.92$82,944.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2013Joseph M HolstenDirectorSell5,364$25.82$138,498.48View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013John F ObrienDirectorSell40,000$24.66$986,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013A Clinton AllenDirectorSell80,000$24.46$1,956,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Joseph M HolstenDirectorSell2,268$25.37$57,539.16View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Robert L WagmanCEOSell25,000$25.53$638,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Walter P HanleyVPSell138,000$25.23$3,481,740.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Paul M MeisterDirectorSell240,000$24.66$5,918,400.00View SEC Filing  
1/16/2013Joseph M HolstenDirectorSell2,676$22.62$60,531.12View SEC Filing  
9/18/2012William M Iv WebsterDirectorBuy10,000$18.90$189,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2012Robert L WagmanCEOSell60,000$38.81$2,328,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2012Victor M CasiniVPSell200,000$39.01$7,802,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ)
Latest Headlines for LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ)
DateHeadline logoLKQ Co. (LKQ) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - May 22 at 12:25 PM logoInvestors Buy High Volume of LKQ Call Options (LKQ) - May 18 at 7:04 AM logoDavid Rolfe Gains 3 Holdings, Sells 2 Others in 1st Quarter - May 17 at 9:33 AM logoETFs with exposure to LKQ Corp. : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 5:43 PM logo$2.41 Billion in Sales Expected for LKQ Co. (LKQ) This Quarter - May 5 at 3:54 PM logoInsider Buying: LKQ Co. (LKQ) Director Buys 1,500 Shares of Stock - May 5 at 9:10 AM logoETFs with exposure to LKQ Corp. : May 4, 2017 - May 4 at 6:27 PM logoLKQ Co. (LKQ) Director Robert M. Hanser Sells 1,024 Shares - May 4 at 1:26 AM logoLKQ Corp. :LKQ-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 5:24 PM logo$0.52 Earnings Per Share Expected for LKQ Co. (LKQ) This Quarter - May 3 at 8:16 AM logoFavorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect LKQ (LKQ) Stock Price - May 3 at 1:00 AM logoLKQ Co. (LKQ) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold - May 1 at 10:54 PM logoLKQ (LKQ) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 29 at 11:09 PM logoLKQ Co. (LKQ) Earns Outperform Rating from FBR & Co - April 29 at 10:06 AM logoLKQ Co. (LKQ) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS - April 29 at 1:27 AM logoLKQ Co. (LKQ) Announces Earnings Results - April 29 at 1:26 AM logoLKQ Co. (LKQ) Posts Earnings Results - April 29 at 1:24 AM logoLKQ Co. (LKQ) Insider Sells $903,900.00 in Stock - April 29 at 12:44 AM logoLKQ Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:LKQ) : April 28, 2017 - April 28 at 7:14 PM logoEdited Transcript of LKQ earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 2:00pm GMT - April 28 at 9:33 AM logoLKQ (LKQ) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - April 27 at 11:54 PM logoCramer's lightning round: This best-of-breed stock is the best way to play steel - April 27 at 6:52 PM logoBRIEF-LKQ Corp Q1 profit $0.45/shr from continuing operations - April 27 at 6:52 PM logoLKQ Corp (LKQ) Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates, Raises Outlook - April 27 at 6:52 PM logoLKQ Climbs After Posting Record Revenue, Earnings - April 27 at 6:48 PM logoLKQ Co. (LKQ) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC - April 27 at 2:32 PM logoLKQ Co. (LKQ) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance - April 27 at 11:23 AM logoLKQ Corporation Announces Record Results for First Quarter 2017 - April 27 at 9:18 AM logoLKQ tops Street 1Q forecasts - April 27 at 9:18 AM logoLKQ Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LKQ-US : April 27, 2017 - April 27 at 9:18 AM logoLKQ (LKQ) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds - April 26 at 10:24 PM logoLKQ Corp (LKQ) Q1 Earnings: Is a Disappointment in Store? - April 25 at 5:42 PM logoLKQ Co. (LKQ) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - April 25 at 12:33 PM logoLKQ (LKQ) Receives News Impact Rating of -0.12 - April 23 at 11:01 AM logoLKQ (LKQ) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.38 - April 19 at 12:59 PM logo8 Undervalued Stocks With Growing Book Values - April 19 at 10:51 AM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Effect LKQ (LKQ) Stock Price - April 16 at 2:35 PM logo Analysts Expect LKQ Co. (LKQ) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $2.31 Billion - April 14 at 3:20 PM logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Effect LKQ (LKQ) Stock Price - April 13 at 8:39 PM logoLKQ Corporation to Release First Quarter 2017 Results on Thursday, April 27, 2017 - April 13 at 5:59 PM logoLKQ Corporation to Release First Quarter 2017 Results on Thursday, April 27, 2017 - April 13 at 5:59 PM logoLKQ Co. (LKQ) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.46 Per Share - April 12 at 8:33 AM logoLKQ Co. (LKQ) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest - April 10 at 3:46 PM logoETFs with exposure to LKQ Corp. : April 7, 2017 - April 7 at 6:50 PM logoLKQ Italia Bondco S.p.A. -- Moody's revises LKQ's outlook to stable from negative; Ba1 CFR affirmed - April 7 at 10:52 AM logoLKQ Co. (LKQ) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - March 31 at 1:14 PM logoThe Implied Analyst 12-Month Target For FTXR - March 30 at 6:37 PM logoLKQ CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Cha - March 10 at 7:31 PM logo5:03 pm LKQ unanimously selected current CFO Dominick Zarcone as new President/CEO - March 9 at 11:07 PM logoLKQ Corporation Announces Leadership Transition - March 9 at 6:06 PM



LKQ (LKQ) Chart for Tuesday, May, 23, 2017

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