NASDAQ:LKQ - LKQ Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $27.15 +0.69 (+2.61 %) (As of 02/17/2019 12:32 PM ET)Previous Close$27.15Today's Range$26.37 - $27.1652-Week Range$22.74 - $42.49Volume3.00 million shsAverage Volume2.92 million shsMarket Capitalization$8.64 billionP/E Ratio14.44Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.25 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive LKQ News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LKQ and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Motor vehicles & motor vehicle parts & supplies Sub-IndustryDistributors SectorAuto/Tires/Trucks Current SymbolNASDAQ:LKQ Previous SymbolNASDAQ:LKQX CUSIP50188920 Webwww.lkqcorp.com Phone312-621-1950Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.87 Current Ratio2.65 Quick Ratio1.04Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.44 Forward P/E Ratio12.29 P/E Growth0.72 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$9.74 billion Price / Sales0.89 Cash Flow$2.6696 per share Price / Cash Flow10.17 Book Value$13.61 per share Price / Book1.99Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.88 Net Income$533.74 million Net Margins5.01% Return on Equity14.55% Return on Assets6.32%Miscellaneous Employees43,000 Outstanding Shares318,203,000Market Cap$8.64 billion 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 has approved a stock buyback program on Thursday, October 25th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 5.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were LKQ's earnings last quarter? LKQ Co. (NASDAQ:LKQ) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The auto parts company reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.56. The auto parts company earned $3.12 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.12 billion. LKQ had a net margin of 5.01% and a return on equity of 14.55%. 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 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for LKQ. What price target have analysts set for LKQ? 7 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for LKQ's shares. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect LKQ's share price to reach $42.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 54.7% 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 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for LKQ. Has LKQ been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about LKQ stock has been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing 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 five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. LKQ earned a media sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the auto parts company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of LKQ's key competitors? Some companies that are related to LKQ include DENSO CORP/ADR (DNZOY), Ford Motor (F), Nissan Motor (NSANY), Continental (CTTAY), VOLVO AB/ADR (VLVLY), Bridgestone (BRDCY), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU), Cummins (CMI), PACCAR (PCAR), Ferrari (RACE), SUZUKI MTR CORP/ADR (SZKMY), PEUGEOT SA/ADR (PUGOY), MICHELIN COMPAG/ADR (MGDDY), SUBARU CORP/ADR (FUJHY) and Hyundai Motor (HYMLF). 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 BlackRock Inc. (6.46%), Lunia Capital LP (5.12%), Hound Partners LLC (1.86%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.34%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.19%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.16%). 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lunia Capital LP, River Road Asset Management LLC, CI Investments Inc., New Mountain Vantage Advisers L.L.C., Reinhart Partners Inc., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund and BlackRock 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 $27.15. How big of a company is LKQ? LKQ has a market capitalization of $8.64 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 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 304 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 270 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 574MarketBeat'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 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are municipal bonds?