Top Performer of the day: LKQ Corp. (LKQ)

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LKQ Corp. (LKQ) belonging to the Auto-Tires-Trucks sector has surged 0.76% and closed its last trading session at $30.41.

The company reported its EPS on 02/23/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $37.54.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.11. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 1.13 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.13 and 1.14 respectively.

LKQ Corp. on 02/23/2017 reported its EPS as $0.39 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.4. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.01. This shows a surprise factor of -2.5%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on LKQ Corp. Earnings, with 13 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.46.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.48 and $0.43 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.42.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for LKQ Corp. as $2.31 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 11 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 2.37 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 2.22 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 1.92 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for LKQ Corp. is 9.5%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -1.8%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 18.06% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 26.75%.

The Company got Initiated by JP Morgan on 21-Feb-17 to Overweight.

Insider Trades for LKQ Corp. show that the latest trade was made on 26 Feb 2017 where Quinn (John S), the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 8522 shares were traded at a price of $31.67.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 1 transaction in which 10000 shares were traded. 8 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 136000 shares traded.

12 analysts projected Price Targets for LKQ Corp.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $40. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $36 and the Mean Price Target is $37.54.

LKQ Corp. (LKQ) has the market capitalization of $9.5 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $36.35 on Aug 31, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $29.37 on Jun 27, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 5.8 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 13.8% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 7.7 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -0.78 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.55 and ATR value of 0.56. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.67% and 1.78%.