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NASDAQ:LKQ

LKQ - LKQ Stock Forecast, Price & News

$55.05
+0.72 (+1.33%)
(As of 12/1/2022 12:40 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$54.51
$55.66
50-Day Range
$46.95
$55.64
52-Week Range
$42.36
$60.43
Volume
21,100 shs
Average Volume
1.24 million shs
Market Capitalization
$14.71 billion
P/E Ratio
13.11
Dividend Yield
2.08%
Price Target
$65.00

LKQ MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
17.5% Upside
$65.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.58% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.04
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.75mentions of LKQ in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$348.40 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.63%
From $3.92 to $4.18 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.57 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

16th out of 106 stocks

Motor Vehicles & Motor Vehicle Parts & Supplies Industry

1st out of 1 stocks

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About LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ) Stock

LKQ Corporation distributes replacement parts, components, and systems used in the repair and maintenance of vehicles. It operates through 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. 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. It serves collision and mechanical repair shops, and new and used car dealerships, as well as retail customers. The company operates in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, the Czech Republic, Austria, Poland, Slovakia, Taiwan, and other European countries. LKQ Corporation was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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LKQ Stock News Headlines

"We will NEVER sell out to China!"
So says the CEO of an exploratory mining company advancing U.S. interests to secure U.S. domestic supplies of lithium, cobalt, and rare earth metals. These minerals are listed as "critical" for U.S. economic and national security. Yet China controls up to 90% of these markets and is aggressively locking up the rest.
LKQ (LKQ) Q3 Earnings Surpass Estimates
LKQ Beats Q3 Earnings Estimates, Raises Dividend by 10%
"We will NEVER sell out to China!"
So says the CEO of an exploratory mining company advancing U.S. interests to secure U.S. domestic supplies of lithium, cobalt, and rare earth metals. These minerals are listed as "critical" for U.S. economic and national security. Yet China controls up to 90% of these markets and is aggressively locking up the rest.
LKQ Corporation Announces Results for Third Quarter 2022
Why LKQ (LKQ) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again
Buying Opportunities in the Auto Sector as Volatility Surges
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LKQ Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/27/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/1 Dividend
11/16/2022
Today
12/01/2022
Dividend Payable
12/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/16/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Motor vehicles & motor vehicle parts & supplies
Sub-Industry
Distributors
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:LKQ
Previous Symbol
NASDAQ:LKQX
CUSIP
50188920
Employees
46,000
Year Founded
1998

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$65.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$68.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$59.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+18.1%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.09 billion
Pretax Margin
11.68%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$13.09 billion
Cash Flow
$5.22 per share
Book Value
$19.75 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
265,919,000
Market Cap
$14.71 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.40

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Dominick P. Zarcone (Age 64)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $5.25M
  • Mr. Walter P. Hanley (Age 55)
    Sr. VP of Devel.
    Comp: $1.5M
  • Mr. Justin L. Jude (Age 45)
    Pres of Wholesale North America Operations
    Comp: $1.7M
  • Mr. Varun Laroyia (Age 50)
    CEO & MD of LKQ Europe
    Comp: $2.49M
  • Mr. Rick Galloway
    Sr. VP & CFO
  • Mr. Michael T. BrooksMr. Michael T. Brooks (Age 53)
    Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Joseph P. Boutross
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Matthew J. McKay (Age 44)
    Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Terry M. Fortner
    VP of Insurance, Sales & Marketing
  • Ms. Genevieve L. Dombrowski (Age 45)
    Sr. VP of HR













LKQ Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell LKQ stock right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LKQ in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" LKQ shares.
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What is LKQ's stock price forecast for 2023?

2 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for LKQ's shares. Their LKQ share price forecasts range from $59.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $65.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have LKQ shares performed in 2022?

LKQ's stock was trading at $60.03 at the beginning of the year. Since then, LKQ stock has decreased by 8.7% and is now trading at $54.80.
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Are investors shorting LKQ?

LKQ saw a drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,210,000 shares, a drop of 14.8% from the October 31st total of 4,940,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,480,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days. Currently, 1.6% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is LKQ's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 16th 2023.
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How were LKQ's earnings last quarter?

LKQ Co. (NASDAQ:LKQ) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 27th. The auto parts company reported $0.97 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.96 by $0.01. The auto parts company earned $3.10 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.20 billion. LKQ had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.83% and a net margin of 9.18%. The company's revenue was down 6.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.02 earnings per share.
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How often does LKQ pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for LKQ?

LKQ announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 17th will be given a dividend of $0.275 per share on Thursday, December 1st. This represents a $1.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.01%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 16th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25.
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Is LKQ a good dividend stock?

LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ) pays an annual dividend of $1.10 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.08%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 26.19%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LKQ will have a dividend payout ratio of 26.32% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will LKQ's stock buyback program work?

LKQ declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, July 29th 2021, which allows the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 6.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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

LKQ issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.85-$3.95 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $3.93. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Dominick P. Zarcone's approval rating as LKQ's CEO?

76 employees have rated LKQ Chief Executive Officer Dominick P. Zarcone on Glassdoor.com. Dominick P. Zarcone has an approval rating of 53% among the company's employees. This puts Dominick P. Zarcone in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of LKQ own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other LKQ investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Ford Motor (F), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Walt Disney (DIS), General Motors (GM), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX) and Salesforce (CRM).

What is LKQ's stock symbol?

LKQ trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LKQ."

Who are LKQ's major shareholders?

LKQ's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.87%), BlackRock Inc. (7.90%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (5.45%), Boston Partners (4.26%), State Street Corp (4.10%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (3.10%). Insiders that own company stock include A Clinton Allen, Holdings LP Valueact, John W Mendel, Joseph M Holsten, Meg Divitto, Michael T Brooks, Patrick Berard and Robert M Hanser.
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How do I buy shares of LKQ?

Shares of LKQ stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is LKQ's stock price today?

One share of LKQ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.80.

How much money does LKQ make?

LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ) has a market capitalization of $14.64 billion and generates $13.09 billion in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $1.09 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.20 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does LKQ have?

The company employs 46,000 workers across the globe.

Does LKQ have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of LKQ: 1323352 Alberta ULC, 1323410 Alberta ULC, 2015 Automaterialen B.V., A&A Auto Parts Stores Inc., A-Reliable Auto Parts & Wreckers Inc., A.S.A.P. Supplies Limited, AIM Recycling Florida LLC, AP Logistics B.V., AP Logistics Belgie NV, APS Autobanden B.V., APS B.V., ATR GmbH, AVC Tyre Recycling Ltd., AVI Inventory Services LLC, AVI Sales and Leasing Services LLC, Abiussi BVBA, AeroVision Aircraft Services LLC, AeroVision Engine Services LLC, AeroVision International LLC, Ageres B.V., Akron Airport Properties Inc., Alconed B.V., American Recycling International Inc., Andrew Page 1917 Limited, Andrew Page Limited, Arleigh Group Limited, Arleigh International Limited, Arrow Speed Acquisition LLC, Atracco AB, Atracco AS, Atracco Auto AB, Atracco Group AB, Auto Electra Naaldwijk B.V., Auto Kelly Bulgaria EOOD, Auto Kelly Slovakia s.r.o., Auto Kelly a.s., Auto Wessel B.V., Auto Wessel Naarden B.V., Auto-Onderdelen Centrale Middelburg B.V., AutoTech Fund I L.P., Autobedrijf DeJonghe en Co NV, Autodistibution Polska sp.z.o.o., Automotive Data Services Limited, Autoparts Prosec BV, Autoparts Prosec NV, Autosport Willy SA, Autostop Leuven NV, B.S.F. Distribution SPRL, BVG Hold SPRL, Bertolotti S.p.A., Bildemontering i Helsingborg AV, Blue Moose Holdings Ltd., Car Parts 4 Less Limited, Car Systems B.V., Cartal Rijsbergen Automotive B.V., Centrauto Pieces SPRL, Centro Ricambi Rhiag S.r.l., Commercial Parts UK Holdco Limited, Cruiser B.V., DCM Tools NV, De Bruyn Professional Coatings NV, Digraph Transport Supplies Limited, Distribuidora Hermanos Copher Internacional SA, DriverFx.com Inc., ECP France SAS, ELIT CZ Spol s.r.o., ELIT PL sp.zo.o., ELIT Slovakia s.r.o., ELIT Ukraine LLC, ERA S.p.A., Elit Group Ltd., Euro Car Parts (Northern Ireland) Limited, Euro Car Parts Ireland Limited, Euro Car Parts Limited, Euro Car Parts Nordic AB, Euro Garage Solutions Ltd, Fastighetsaktiebolaget Pistolvagen 4, GDR NV, Global Powertrain Systems LLC, Goodmark Motors LLC, Greenleaf Auto Recyclers LLC, HF Services B.V., HF Services Bvba, Harrems Tools B.V., Harrems Tools N.V., Hartsant Crash Repair Bvba, Havam Automotive B.V., Heijl Automotive B.V., Henrard SA, Heuts Beheer B.V., Heuts DHZ B.V., Heuts Handel B.V., Heuts Tilburg B.V., IPAR Industrial Partners B.V., Intermotor B.V., International Engines Ltd., KAIR IL LLC, KAO Logistics Inc, KAO Warehouse Inc., KPGW Canadian Holdco LLC, Karkraft (N.I.) Limited, Keystone Automotive Industries Inc., Keystone Automotive Industries ON Inc., Keystone Automotive Operations (India) Pvt. Ltd., Keystone Automotive Operations Inc., Keystone Automotive Operations of Canada Inc., Keystone Automotive de Mexico Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada de Capital Variable, Kuhne Nederland B.V., LKQ 1st Choice Auto Parts LLC, LKQ 250 Auto Inc., LKQ All Models Corp., LKQ Apex Auto Parts Inc., LKQ Auto Parts of Central California Inc., LKQ Auto Parts of Memphis Inc., LKQ Auto Parts of North Texas Inc., LKQ Auto Parts of North Texas L.P., LKQ Auto Parts of Utah LLC, LKQ Best Automotive Corp., LKQ Brad’s Auto & Truck Parts Inc., LKQ Broadway Auto Parts Inc., LKQ Canada Auto Parts Inc., LKQ Corporation, LKQ Delaware LLP, LKQ Euro Limited, LKQ European Holdings B.V., LKQ Foster Auto Parts Inc., LKQ Foster Auto Parts Salem Inc., LKQ Foster Auto Parts Westside LLC, LKQ German Holdings GmbH, LKQ Gorham Auto Parts Corp., LKQ Great Lakes Corp., LKQ Heavy Truck-Texas Best Diesel L.P., LKQ Hunts Point Auto Parts Corp., LKQ Investments Inc., LKQ Italia Bondco S.p.A., LKQ Italia S.r.l., LKQ Jersey Finance 1 Ltd., LKQ Jersey Finance 2 Ltd., LKQ Lakenor Auto & Truck Salvage Inc., LKQ Metro Inc., LKQ Mid-America Auto Parts Inc., LKQ Midwest Auto Parts Corp., LKQ Minnesota Inc., LKQ Netherlands B.V., LKQ Northeast Inc., LKQ Online Corp., LKQ Ontario LP, LKQ PGW Holdings LLC, LKQ Pick Your Part Southeast LLC, LKQ Receivables Finance Company LLC, LKQ Route 16 Used Auto Parts Inc., LKQ Self Service Auto Parts-Holland Inc., LKQ Self Service Auto Parts-Kalamazoo Inc., LKQ Self Service Auto Parts-Tulsa Inc., LKQ Smart Parts Inc., LKQ Southeast Inc., LKQ Southwick LLC, LKQ Taiwan Holding Company, LKQ Tire & Recycling Inc., LKQ Trading Company, LKQ TriplettASAP Inc., LKQ U-Pull-It Auto Damascus Inc., LKQ U-Pull-It Tigard Inc., LKQ West Michigan Auto Parts Inc., LKQ of Indiana Inc., LKQ of Michigan Inc., LKQ of Nevada Inc., Lakefront Capital Holdings LLC, Láng Kft., MSN145056 LLC, Marine Mart Limited, Markesdemo AB, Mekonomen AB, Messmer GmbH, Midland Chandlers Limited, MotorXchange S.A.R.L., Motorparts S.p.A., NPR Auto Trading Limited, NTP/Stag Canada Inc., Nipparts B.V., Nipparts Deutschland GmbH, North American ATK Corporation, Nova Leisure Limited, Nya Christianstads Billackering AB, Obdo Forvaltning AB, Orebro Bidemontering AB, Ottomate BVBA, PGW Auto Glass LLC, PGW Auto Glass ULC, PVG Hold BVBA, Pala Holding B.V., Partschannel, Pick-Your-Part Auto Wrecking, Pika Autoteile GmbH, Pittsburgh Glass Works LLC, Potomac German Auto Inc., Primaparts Automaterialen B.V., Prosec Carpartes BVBA, Pull-N-Save Auto Parts LLC, Recopart AB, Redding Auto Center Inc., Rhiag Engineering S.p.A., Rhiag Group Ltd., Rhiag Services Slovakia s.r.o., Rhiag-Inter Auto Parts Italia S.p.A., Rhino BidCo S.p.A., Rijsbergen CarTAL Beheer B.V., Rijsbergen Holding B.V., Rox Auto SA, Rydell Motor Company LLC, S.C. ELIT Romania S.r.l., Sator Central Services B.V., Sator Holding B.V., Schaftenaar B.V., Scrap Processors LLC, Sergoyne Car-Parts BVBA, SiM Impex d.o.o., Signalen AB, Slager Automaterialen B.V., Stahlgruber, Stiching Autofirst Nederland B.V., Styl'Auto Pieces SAS, The Coast Distribution System, Thomassons.nu Grupp AB, Tielman Automaterialen B.V., Topocar SPRL, Troms Bildelsenter AS, U-Pull-It Inc., U-Pull-It North LLC, Upplands Bildemontering AB, VEAM B.V., VEGE Benelux B.V., VEGE France S.a.S., VEGE Italia S.r.l., VEGE Moteurs S.A., VEGE Motorer Norden AB, VEGE-Motoren GmbH, VEGECOM S.A.R.L., Van Heck & Co. B.V., Van Heck Interpieces N.V., Van Heck Vastgoed B.V., Vaxjo Lackcenter AB, Vege-Motodis S.A. de C.V., Vege-Motoren Iberica S.L., Vhip Fr SAS, Vége de Mexico S.A. de C.V., WJCM de Mexico Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada de Capital Variable, Warn Industries Inc., Widells Bilplat Eftr AB, and inSiamo Scarl.
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How can I contact LKQ?

LKQ's mailing address is 500 WEST MADISON STREET SUITE 2800, CHICAGO IL, 60661. The official website for the company is www.lkqcorp.com. The auto parts company can be reached via phone at (312) 621-1950, via email at jpboutross@lkqcorp.com, or via fax at 312-621-1969.

This page (NASDAQ:LKQ) was last updated on 12/1/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff