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NASDAQ:LKQ - LKQ Stock Price, Forecast & News

$33.20
-0.65 (-1.92 %)
(As of 02/16/2020 02:09 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$33.12
Now: $33.20
$33.91
50-Day Range
$32.58
MA: $34.16
$35.87
52-Week Range
$24.44
Now: $33.20
$36.63
Volume1.35 million shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio23.89
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
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 N/A
Sub-IndustryDistributors
SectorN/A
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LKQ
Previous SymbolNASDAQ:LKQX
CUSIP50188920
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PhoneN/A

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Annual SalesN/A

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Miscellaneous

Employees51,000
Next Earnings Date2/20/2020 (Confirmed)
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 program on Thursday, October 25th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 5.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were LKQ's earnings last quarter?

LKQ Co. (NASDAQ:LKQ) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 31st. The auto parts company reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.03. The auto parts company had revenue of $3.15 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.14 billion. The business's revenue for the quarter was up .8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.56 earnings per share. 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 20th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for LKQ.

How can I listen to LKQ's earnings call?

LKQ will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 20th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for LKQ?

7 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for LKQ's shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate LKQ's stock price to reach $39.79 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for LKQ.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for LKQ?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LKQ in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating 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?

Media headlines about LKQ stock have been trending neutral on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. LKQ earned a coverage optimism score of 0.2 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 press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for LKQ.

Are investors shorting LKQ?

LKQ saw a decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,410,000 shares, a decrease of 9.1% from the January 15th total of 4,850,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,100,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.1 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. View LKQ's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of LKQ's key competitors?

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

What other stocks do shareholders of LKQ own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other LKQ investors own include Ford Motor (F), Nucor (NUE), Netflix (NFLX), General Electric (GE), General Motors (GM), AT&T (T), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD) and AbbVie (ABBV).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include ValueAct Holdings L.P. (5.39%), State Street Corp (4.30%), FMR LLC (3.98%), UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (2.42%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.27%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.22%). 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 and Victor M Casini. 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, FMR LLC, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Reinhart Partners Inc., CI Investments Inc., Banbury Partners LLC and Echo Street Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold LKQ company stock in the last year include Blythe J Mcgarvie, John S Quinn, Michael S Clark, Robert M Hanser and Scott A Romberger. View Insider Buying and Selling for LKQ.

Which major investors are buying LKQ stock?

LKQ stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Marshall Wace North America L.P., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Artemis Investment Management LLP and AQR Capital Management LLC. 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 $33.20.


MarketBeat Community Rating for LKQ (NASDAQ LKQ)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  383 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  351 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  734
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 2/16/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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