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LKQ

LKQ NasdaqGS:LKQ Stock Report

Last Price

US$50.92

Market Cap

US$14.4b

7D

8.5%

1Y

4.8%

Updated

27 Jun, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
LKQ fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends3/6

LKQ Stock Overview

LKQ Corporation distributes replacement parts, components, and systems used in the repair and maintenance of vehicles.

LKQ Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for LKQ
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$50.92
52 Week HighUS$60.43
52 Week LowUS$42.36
Beta1.46
1 Month Change-2.71%
3 Month Change7.63%
1 Year Change4.80%
3 Year Change88.24%
5 Year Change52.87%
Change since IPO2,615.73%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 27
An Intrinsic Calculation For LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) Suggests It's 39% Undervalued

An Intrinsic Calculation For LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) Suggests It's 39% Undervalued

How far off is LKQ Corporation ( NASDAQ:LKQ ) from its intrinsic value? Using the most recent financial data, we'll...

Jun 13
Here's What To Make Of LKQ's (NASDAQ:LKQ) Decelerating Rates Of Return

Here's What To Make Of LKQ's (NASDAQ:LKQ) Decelerating Rates Of Return

What trends should we look for it we want to identify stocks that can multiply in value over the long term? Firstly...

May 22

LKQ Corporation: Still Attractive Despite The Pain

LKQ Corporation has not fared well, with shares of the business following the broader market down in recent months. Some financial performance is likely to suffer this year relative to last year, but overall revenue is slated to rise. Add on top of this how attractive shares look, and investors would be wise to consider a stake in the enterprise.

May 11
Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ)?

Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ)?

LKQ Corporation ( NASDAQ:LKQ ) saw a double-digit share price rise of over 10% in the past couple of months on the...

Shareholder Returns

LKQUS Retail DistributorsUS Market
7D8.5%7.1%6.3%
1Y4.8%-2.2%-18.8%

Return vs Industry: LKQ exceeded the US Retail Distributors industry which returned -3.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LKQ exceeded the US Market which returned -18.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is LKQ's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LKQ volatility
LKQ Average Weekly Movement4.9%
Retail Distributors Industry Average Movement8.5%
Market Average Movement8.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.7%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: LKQ is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LKQ's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
199846,000Nick Zarconehttps://www.lkqcorp.com

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.

LKQ Fundamentals Summary

How do LKQ's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LKQ fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$14.40b
Earnings (TTM)US$1.09b
Revenue (TTM)US$13.27b

13.2x

P/E Ratio

1.1x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LKQ income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$13.27b
Cost of RevenueUS$7.88b
Gross ProfitUS$5.38b
Other ExpensesUS$4.29b
EarningsUS$1.09b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Jul 28, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)3.87
Gross Margin40.59%
Net Profit Margin8.24%
Debt/Equity Ratio45.7%

How did LKQ perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.0%

Current Dividend Yield

13%

Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is LKQ undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

4/6

Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LKQ?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

LKQ key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.4x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA10.4x
PEG Ratio8.4x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does LKQ's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

LKQ PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for LKQ vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average40.2x
GPC Genuine Parts
20.9x8.0%US$19.4b
POOL Pool
19.7x5.7%US$14.3b
FHAI Microalliance Group
96.3xn/aUS$1.9b
FNKO Funko
23.8x35.0%US$1.2b
LKQ LKQ
13.2x1.6%US$14.4b

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: LKQ is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.2x) compared to the peer average (40.2x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does LKQ's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Retail Distributors Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: LKQ is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.2x) compared to the US Retail Distributors industry average (16.3x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is LKQ's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

LKQ PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio13.2x
Fair PE Ratio13.1x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: LKQ is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.1x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of LKQ when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: LKQ ($50.92) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($81.47)

Significantly Below Fair Value: LKQ is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: LKQ is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (8.4x)


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Future Growth

How is LKQ forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?

Future Growth Score

0/6

Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


1.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: LKQ's forecast earnings growth (1.6% per year) is below the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: LKQ's earnings (1.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: LKQ's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: LKQ's revenue (2.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: LKQ's revenue (2.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: LKQ's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.8%).


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Past Performance

How has LKQ performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

4/6

Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


17.0%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LKQ has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: LKQ's current net profit margins (8.2%) are higher than last year (6.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LKQ's earnings have grown by 17% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: LKQ's earnings growth over the past year (44.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (17% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: LKQ earnings growth over the past year (44.1%) underperformed the Retail Distributors industry 67.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: LKQ's Return on Equity (18.8%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is LKQ's financial position?

Financial Health Score

5/6

Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LKQ's short term assets ($4.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: LKQ's short term assets ($4.7B) exceed its long term liabilities ($4.5B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LKQ's net debt to equity ratio (40.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: LKQ's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 84% to 45.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: LKQ's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (47.1%).

Interest Coverage: LKQ's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (24x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is LKQ current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

3/6

Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


1.96%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: LKQ's dividend (1.96%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).

High Dividend: LKQ's dividend (1.96%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.23%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether LKQ's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.

Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if LKQ's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (13.4%), LKQ's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (30%), LKQ's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Nick Zarcone (63 yo)

5.08yrs

Tenure

US$9,445,636

Compensation

Mr. Dominick Paul Zarcone, also known as Nick, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of LKQ Corporation since May 2017 and has been its Director since May 8, 2017. Mr. Zarcone served as Chief...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Nick's total compensation ($USD9.45M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.43M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Nick's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LKQ's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: LKQ's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

LKQ Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: LKQ Corporation
  • Ticker: LKQ
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Distributors
  • Sector: Retail
  • Implied Market Cap: US$14.402b
  • Shares outstanding: 282.83m
  • Website: https://www.lkqcorp.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • LKQ Corporation
  • 500 West Madison Street
  • Suite 2800
  • Chicago
  • Illinois
  • 60661
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/27 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/27 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.