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LKQ Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NASDAQ:LKQ)

$35.86
+0.31 (+0.87 %)
(As of 11/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$35.11
Now: $35.86
$35.97
50-Day Range
$29.78
MA: $32.59
$36.07
52-Week Range
$22.74
Now: $35.86
$36.21
Volume4.04 million shs
Average Volume2.67 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.99 billion
P/E Ratio16.37
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.32
LKQ Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, distributes replacement parts, components, and systems used in the repair and maintenance of vehicles. It operates in four segments: Wholesale - North America, Europe, Specialty, and Self Service. The company distributes bumper covers, automotive body panels, and lights, as well as automotive glass products, such as windshields; salvage products, including mechanical and collision parts comprising engines; transmissions; door assemblies; sheet metal products, such as trunk lids, fenders, and hoods; lights and bumper assemblies; scrap metal and other materials to metals recyclers; and brake pads, discs and sensors, clutches, steering and suspension products, filters, and oil and automotive fluids, as well as electrical products, including spark plugs and batteries. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motor vehicles & motor vehicle parts & supplies
Sub-IndustryDistributors
SectorAuto/Tires/Trucks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LKQ
Previous SymbolNASDAQ:LKQX
CUSIP50188920
Phone312-621-1950

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.88 billion
Cash Flow$3.26 per share
Book Value$15.90 per share

Profitability

Net Income$480.12 million

Miscellaneous

Employees51,000
Market Cap$10.99 billion
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ) Frequently Asked Questions

What is LKQ's stock symbol?

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

How will LKQ's stock buyback program work?

LKQ declared that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Thursday, October 25th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy up to 5.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were LKQ's earnings last quarter?

LKQ Co. (NASDAQ:LKQ) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 31st. The auto parts company reported $0.61 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.03. The auto parts company had revenue of $3.15 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.14 billion. LKQ had a return on equity of 14.79% and a net margin of 3.50%. The business's revenue was up .8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.56 EPS. View LKQ's Earnings History.

When is LKQ's next earnings date?

LKQ is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for LKQ.

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

LKQ issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 31st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.31-2.37 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.32.

What price target have analysts set for LKQ?

8 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for LKQ's shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $44.00. On average, they expect LKQ's share price to reach $39.79 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for LKQ.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for LKQ?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LKQ in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for LKQ.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about LKQ stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about LKQ stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "LKQ’s strategic acquisitions has helped it to expand geographic footprint, improve customer offering and adopt new technologies. The $1.8 billion buyout of Stahlgruber in 2018 is significantly aiding the prospects of LKQ. Further, LKQ’s progress toward jettisoning the non-core businesses to simplify its operating model and improve margins also bode well. The company’s increased cash flow guidance for 2019 and buyback program lifts investors’ confidence. However, amid the macroeconomic headwinds and softness in the European markets, the full year EPS and sales forecast has been cut, which is a major headwind, going forward. Moreover, the company is bearing the brunt of rising SG&A costs, which may increase its overall costs and clip its profits. As such, the sock warrants a cautious stance from the investors." (9/10/2019)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We believe the quarter will be within the range of guidance." (2/26/2019)

Has LKQ been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about LKQ stock has trended neutral on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. LKQ earned a daily sentiment score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the auto parts company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for LKQ.

Are investors shorting LKQ?

LKQ saw a drop in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,850,000 shares, a drop of 11.9% from the September 30th total of 4,370,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,300,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the company are short sold. View LKQ's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of LKQ's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to LKQ include Genuine Parts (GPC), Pool (POOL), Core-Mark (CORE), Weyco Group (WEYS) and VOXX International (VOXX).

What other stocks do shareholders of LKQ own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other LKQ investors own include Nucor (NUE), Ford Motor (F), Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE), Netflix (NFLX), Home Depot (HD), M&T Bank (MTB), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are LKQ's key executives?

LKQ's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph M. Holsten, Exec. Chairman (Age 67)
  • Mr. Dominick P. Zarcone, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Varun Laroyia, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47)
  • Mr. Victor M. Casini, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 56)
  • Mr. Walter P. Hanley, Sr. VP of Devel. (Age 52)

Who are LKQ's major shareholders?

LKQ's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.16%), River Road Asset Management LLC (0.93%), Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC (0.71%), Check Capital Management Inc. CA (0.57%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.40%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.38%). Company insiders that own LKQ stock include Blythe J Mcgarvie, Dominick P Zarcone, Guhan Subramanian, John S Quinn, Justin L Jude, Michael S Clark, Robert M Hanser, Scott A Romberger, Varun Laroyia, Victor M Casini and William M Iv Webster. View Institutional Ownership Trends for LKQ.

Which major investors are selling LKQ stock?

LKQ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, First Trust Advisors LP, Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC, Check Capital Management Inc. CA and Summit Creek Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold LKQ company stock in the last year include Blythe J Mcgarvie, John S Quinn, Robert M Hanser, Scott A Romberger and Victor M Casini. View Insider Buying and Selling for LKQ.

Which major investors are buying LKQ stock?

LKQ stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artemis Investment Management LLP, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, River Road Asset Management LLC, Three Peaks Capital Management LLC, Roubaix Capital LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and First Quadrant L P CA. Company insiders that have bought LKQ stock in the last two years include Dominick P Zarcone, Guhan Subramanian, Justin L Jude and Varun Laroyia. View Insider Buying and Selling for LKQ.

How do I buy shares of LKQ?

Shares of LKQ can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is LKQ's stock price today?

One share of LKQ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.86.

How big of a company is LKQ?

LKQ has a market capitalization of $10.99 billion and generates $11.88 billion in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $480.12 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.19 on an earnings per share basis. LKQ employs 51,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About LKQ.

What is LKQ's official website?

The official website for LKQ is http://www.lkqcorp.com/.

How can I contact LKQ?

LKQ's mailing address is 500 WEST MADISON STREET SUITE 2800, CHICAGO IL, 60661. The auto parts company can be reached via phone at 312-621-1950 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for LKQ (NASDAQ LKQ)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  362 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  331 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  693
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about LKQ and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LKQ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LKQ will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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