NASDAQ:LKQ - LKQ Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$27.76 -0.22 (-0.79 %)
(As of 10/22/2018 02:23 AM ET)
Previous Close$27.76
Today's Range$27.70 - $28.43
52-Week Range$27.70 - $43.86
Volume1.77 million shs
Average Volume3.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.83 billion
P/E Ratio14.77
Dividend YieldN/A
LKQ Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, distributes replacement parts, components, and systems used in the repair and maintenance of vehicles in North America, Europe, and Taiwan. It operates in three segments: North America, Europe, and Specialty. 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. It also operates self service retail operations under the LKQ Pick Your Part name. In addition, the company distributes recreational vehicle appliances and air conditioners, towing hitches, truck bed covers, vehicle protection products, cargo management products, wheels, tires, and suspension products. Further, it designs, manufactures, and markets vehicle equipment and accessories. It primarily serves collision and mechanical repair shops, and new and used car dealerships, as well as retail customers. LKQ Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Motor vehicles & motor vehicle parts & supplies


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.89
Current Ratio2.57
Quick Ratio1.05


Trailing P/E Ratio14.77
Forward P/E Ratio12.18
P/E Growth0.81

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.74 billion
Price / Sales0.91
Cash Flow$2.6313 per share
Price / Cash10.55
Book Value$13.61 per share
Price / Book2.04


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.88
Net Income$533.74 million
Net Margins5.21%
Return on Equity14.41%
Return on Assets6.38%


Outstanding Shares318,080,000
Market Cap$8.83 billion

LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ) Frequently Asked Questions

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 quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The auto parts company reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.03. The auto parts company had revenue of $3.03 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.89 billion. LKQ had a net margin of 5.21% and a return on equity of 14.41%. The company's revenue was up 23.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.53 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, October 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for LKQ.

How can I listen to LKQ's earnings call?

LKQ will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 25th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8332365754.

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

LKQ issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.25-2.33 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.26.

What price target have analysts set for LKQ?

13 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for LKQ's shares. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate LKQ's stock price to reach $43.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 57.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for LKQ.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for LKQ?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LKQ in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 12 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 Corporation focuses on growing its footprint through organic expansion and acquisitions. The recent buyout was of Stahlgruber GmbH in May 2018. The acquisition will allow LKQ to spread out its existence in the European countries. Also, LKQ Corporation is witnessing a strong revenue growth in the Parts and services. In the first-half of 2018, the figure rise 5.5%year over year. However, high expenditure due to fluctuating prices of fuel, scrap metal and other commodities and product recall are adding to the company’s selling, general and administrative expenses, which will hurt its margins. Also, in the past six months, shares of LKQ Corporation have underperformed the industry it belongs to." (10/12/2018)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We are increasing our 2018 adjusted EPS estimate to $2.29 from $2.24 and maintaining our 2019 adjusted EPS estimate of $2.60. We have an OUTPERFORM investment rating and $45 price target on the shares. Company Description LKQ Corp. engages in providing alternative parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. It operates through the following segments: Wholesale‐North America, Europe, and Specialty. The Wholesale‐North America segment includes Glass and Self Service segments. The company was founded by Donald F. Flynn in February 1998 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL." (7/26/2018)

Who are some of LKQ's key competitors?

Who are LKQ's key executives?

LKQ's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph M. Holsten, Exec. Chairman (Age 66)
  • Mr. Dominick P. Zarcone, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Varun Laroyia, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Victor M. Casini, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Walter P. Hanley, Sr. VP of Devel. (Age 51)

Who are LKQ's major shareholders?

LKQ's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.45%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.29%), Strs Ohio (0.20%), Capital Investment Services of America Inc. (0.12%), Winslow Asset Management Inc. (0.10%) and Summit Creek Advisors LLC (0.10%). Company insiders that own LKQ stock include A Clinton Allen, Dominick P Zarcone, Guhan Subramanian, John S Quinn, Joseph M Holsten, Justin L Jude, Michael S Clark, Robert L Wagman, Robert M Hanser, Sukhpal S Ahluwalia, 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 Strs Ohio, Seven Eight Capital LP, PGGM Investments, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Private Trust Co. NA, Andra AP fonden, Fox Run Management L.L.C. and Winslow Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold LKQ company stock in the last year include John S Quinn, Michael S Clark, Robert M Hanser, Victor M Casini and William M Iv Webster. View Insider Buying and Selling for LKQ.

Which major investors are buying LKQ stock?

LKQ stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Capital Management LLC, Summit Creek Advisors LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Clinton Group Inc., National Investment Services Inc. WI, Legacy Private Trust Co., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D and Oakbrook Investments LLC. Company insiders that have bought LKQ stock in the last two years include Dominick P Zarcone, Guhan Subramanian, Justin L Jude and Sukhpal S Ahluwalia. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is LKQ's stock price today?

One share of LKQ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.76.

How big of a company is LKQ?

LKQ has a market capitalization of $8.83 billion and generates $9.74 billion in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $533.74 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.88 on an earnings per share basis. LKQ employs 43,000 workers across the globe.

What is LKQ's official website?

The official website for LKQ is

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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  288 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  241 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  529
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 10/22/2018 by Staff

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