LKQ Corporation

Auto Parts
Consumer Cyclical

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$13.49 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$12.90 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$5.22 billion
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Company Profile

LKQ Corporation had its IPO on 2003-10-03 under the ticker symbol LKQ.

The company operates in the Consumer Cyclical sector and Auto Parts industry. LKQ Corporation has a staff strength of 45,000 employees.

Stock update

Shares of LKQ Corporation opened at $50.32 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-09-12.

The stocks traded within a range of $50.16 - $50.61, and closed at $50.31.

This is a -0.24% slip from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 1,431,507 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of LKQ Corporation have slipped by -4.84%.

LKQ Corporation's Key Ratios

LKQ Corporation has a market cap of $13.49 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 2.7317 and a price to sales ratio of 1.0966.

In the last 12-months LKQ Corporation’s revenue was $12.90 billion with a gross profit of $5.22 billion and an EBITDA of $1.72 billion. The EBITDA ratio measures LKQ Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, LKQ Corporation’s operating margin was 11.3% while its return on assets stood at 6.93% with a return of equity of 17.33%.

In Q2, LKQ Corporation’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -29.5% while revenue growth was a positive 3.2%.

LKQ Corporation’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $3.76 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 13.0208 and a PEG multiple of 0.3835. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into LKQ Corporation’s profitability.

LKQ Corporation stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 1.3709 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 9.6284. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 1.0966.

LKQ Corporation stock pays annual dividends of $1.075 per share, indicating a yield of 2.18% and a payout ratio of 28.35%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$14.16 billion
Total Liabilities
$3.03 billion
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$66 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

LKQ Corporation ended 2023 with $14.16 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $14.16 billion while shareholder equity stood at $5.95 billion.

LKQ Corporation ended 2023 with $300.00 million in deferred long-term liabilities, $3.03 billion in other current liabilities, 3000000.00 in common stock, $7.06 billion in retained earnings and $4.40 billion in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $1.90 billion and cash and short-term investments were $1.90 billion. The company’s total short-term debt was $778,000,000 while long-term debt stood at $3.42 billion.

LKQ Corporation’s total current assets stands at $6.16 billion while long-term investments were $155.00 million and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $1.26 billion compared to accounts payable of $1.48 billion and inventory worth $2.68 billion.

In 2023, LKQ Corporation's operating cash flow was $-88000000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $66 million.

Comparatively, LKQ Corporation paid $0.28 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

LKQ Corporation stock is currently trading at $50.31 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $59.0714 and a 52-week low of $59.0714. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $67.19.

Its 50-day moving average was $54.31 and 200-day moving average was $54.8 The short ratio stood at 3.87 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 52.5% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 10119.1% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About LKQ Corporation

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of LKQ Corporation is LKQ

The IPO of LKQ Corporation took place on 2003-10-03

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LKQ Corporation engages in the distribution of replacement parts, components, and systems used in the repair and maintenance of vehicles and specialty vehicle aftermarket products and accessories. It operates through 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. In addition, the company distributes recreational vehicle appliances and air conditioners, towing hitches, truck bed covers, vehicle protection products, marine electronics, 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.


500 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL, United States, 60661