NASDAQ:LKQ - LKQ Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$33.31 -0.15 (-0.45 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 02:01 PM ET)
Previous Close$33.50
Today's Range$33.21 - $33.61
52-Week Range$29.60 - $43.86
Volume94,642 shs
Average Volume2.10 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.36 billion
P/E Ratio17.72
Dividend YieldN/A
LKQ logoLKQ 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 Ratio0.72
Current Ratio2.74
Quick Ratio1.11


Trailing P/E Ratio17.72
Forward P/E Ratio14.67
P/E Growth0.98

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.74 billion
Price / Sales1.06
Cash Flow$2.6187 per share
Price / Cash12.72
Book Value$13.61 per share
Price / Book2.45


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.88
Net Income$533.74 million
Net Margins5.44%
Return on Equity14.52%
Return on Assets6.61%


Outstanding Shares309,710,000
Market Cap$10,362.93

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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 were LKQ's earnings last quarter?

LKQ Co. (NASDAQ:LKQ) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 26th. The auto parts company reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.59 by $0.04. The auto parts company earned $2.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.62 billion. LKQ had a net margin of 5.44% and a return on equity of 14.52%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 16.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.49 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, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for LKQ.

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

LKQ issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.20-$2.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.36.

What price target have analysts set for LKQ?

13 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for LKQ's stock. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect LKQ's share price to reach $44.2222 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 32.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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."

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 Corp. has been growing its footprint through organic expansion and acquisitions. In May 2017, the company completed the acquisition of German-based Stahlgruber, thus, strengthening its position in Europe. Further, the company is lowering its operational costs by changing the pay for sales reps from commission basis to a more customer-centric basis. Also, its focus on the aftermarket defends the company from cyclical nature of the automotive industry. Over the past year, LKQ Corp. has outperformed the industry it belongs to." (7/6/2018)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We have an OUTPERFORM investment rating on the shares with a $45 price target." (2/26/2018)

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)

Has LKQ been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about LKQ stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LKQ earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the auto parts company an impact score of 45.60 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are LKQ's major shareholders?

LKQ's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.47%), Capital Investment Services of America Inc. (0.12%), Thompson Investment Management Inc. (0.07%), First National Bank of Omaha (0.06%), Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.03%) and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.03%). 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 Riverbridge Partners LLC and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB. Company insiders that have sold LKQ company stock in the last year include A Clinton Allen, 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 Thompson Investment Management Inc., NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., First National Bank of Omaha, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Capital Investment Services of America Inc., Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, DnB Asset Management AS and Fulton Bank N.A.. 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 $33.31.

How big of a company is LKQ?

LKQ has a market capitalization of $10.36 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.

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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  258 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  210 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  468
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 7/16/2018 by Staff

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