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

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$28.36 -0.65 (-2.24 %)
(As of 03/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$28.36
Today's Range$28.35 - $28.94
52-Week Range$22.74 - $39.51
Volume1.69 million shs
Average Volume3.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.92 billion
P/E Ratio12.95
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.27
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

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$3.2009 per share
Book Value$15.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$480.12 million

Miscellaneous

Employees51,000
Market Cap$8.92 billion
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, October 25th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 5.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were LKQ's earnings last quarter?

LKQ Co. (NASDAQ:LKQ) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 28th. The auto parts company reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.01. The auto parts company had revenue of $3 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.02 billion. LKQ had a net margin of 4.04% and a return on equity of 14.59%. LKQ's quarterly revenue was up 21.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.41 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, April 25th 2019. 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, February, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.36-$2.46 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.47. LKQ also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.34-2.46 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for LKQ?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for LKQ's shares. Their predictions range from $33.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect LKQ's stock price to reach $38.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for LKQ.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for LKQ?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LKQ in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 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, "In fourth-quarter, LKQ Corp’s earnings and revenues missed the Zack Consensus Estimate though both improving on a year over year basis. 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. However, LKQ Corporation focuses on growing its footprint through organic expansion and acquisitions. The acquisition of Stahlgruber GmbH allowed LKQ to spread out its existence in the European countries." (3/20/2019)
  • 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?

News headlines about LKQ stock have been trending neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. LKQ earned a coverage optimism score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the auto parts company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of LKQ's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of LKQ own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other LKQ investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Home Depot (HD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), General Electric (GE), Ford Motor (F), QUALCOMM (QCOM), NVIDIA (NVDA), salesforce.com (CRM), Alibaba Group (BABA) 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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.46%), Lunia Capital LP (5.12%), FMR LLC (3.14%), Norges Bank (2.62%), Nordea Investment Management AB (2.22%) and Hound Partners LLC (1.86%). Company insiders that own LKQ stock include A Clinton Allen, Dominick P Zarcone, Guhan Subramanian, John S Quinn, Justin L Jude, Michael S Clark, Robert L Wagman, Robert M Hanser, Sukhpal S Ahluwalia, Varun Laroyia, Victor M Casini and William M Iv Webster. View Institutional Ownership Trends for LKQ.

Which institutional investors are selling LKQ stock?

LKQ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fir Tree Capital Management LP, Aravt Global LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and Eaton Vance Management. Company insiders that have sold LKQ company stock in the last year include John S Quinn and Robert M Hanser. View Insider Buying and Selling for LKQ.

Which institutional investors are buying LKQ stock?

LKQ stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lunia Capital LP, Norges Bank, FMR LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB, River Road Asset Management LLC, CI Investments Inc., New Mountain Vantage Advisers L.L.C. and Reinhart Partners Inc.. Company insiders that have bought LKQ stock in the last two years include Dominick P Zarcone, Guhan Subramanian, Justin L Jude, Sukhpal S Ahluwalia 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is LKQ's stock price today?

One share of LKQ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.36.

How big of a company is LKQ?

LKQ has a market capitalization of $8.92 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.

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:  313 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  282 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  595
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 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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