Most Active Stock Update: LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ)

LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ)

Raymond James Maintains LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ)’s stock to Outperform with the price target of $35. This rating was issued on 10/10/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $26.99 by showing a percentage change of -1.32% from its previous day closing price of $27.35.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) in which SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Initiates Coverage On LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) to Buy by settling a price target of $40 on 5/30/18. Guggenheim Initiates Coverage On the stock to Neutral on 4/17/18 with no specific Price Target. Northcoast Research Downgrades the company’s stock to Neutral on 7/25/17 with no specific Price Target. JP Morgan Initiates Coverage On LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) to Overweight with a price target of $41.

LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) currently has a consensus Price Target of $42.93. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $50 and a Low Price Target of $35.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) where 8 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 6 analysts said it’s a Buy, 1 rated the stock as Hold, 0 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 1.25. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) reported its Actual EPS of $0.61/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) could bring EPS of $0.58/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.03 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 5.2 Percent.

LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) has a market capitalization of 8.59 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 3.51 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $43.86 on 01/29/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 10/23/18 as $27.33. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $42.93. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -9.49%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -15.39% while SMA200 is -22.97%.

LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 5.6%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 7.1% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 12.8%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -33.64 percent while its Weekly performance value is -8.26%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -14.91 percent and -27.17 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) is 1.37. The Average Volume (3 months) is 2.57 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0 and an annual Dividend Yield of 0 Percent. LKQ has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 17.33, Forward P/E of 10.32, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 25.07 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 30.63. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 8 percent.

Company Profile:

Chicago, Illinois based LKQ is a leading provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. The Company offers a wide variety of replacement systems, components, equipment and parts to repair and accessorize automobiles, trucks, and recreational and performance vehicles. The Company’s operations are spread across North America, Europe, and Taiwan. LKQ has four business segments: 1) Wholesale – North America which sells aftermarket, recycled, remanufactured, refurbished and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) parts; 2) European wholesale segment includes Euro Car Parts Holdings Limited (ECP); 3) the Specialty segment includes Keystone Automotive Holdings, Inc. (Keystone Specialty); and 4) its Self-Service segment retails parts from older cars and light-duty trucks directly to consumers.