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How has LKQ Corp.:(NASDAQ:LKQ) performed recently?

LKQ Corp. (NASDAQ: LKQ) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 10293. It is in the Auto Parts industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 24.42, a forward P/E of 16.32 and EPS of 1.38. At a stock price of 34.41 (2.35%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 19.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by 10.40%. The next year growth is going to be about 14.25% and more long-term 26.75% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 0.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 23.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 8.30%.

For performance, LKQ Corp. the past week has seen a gain of 1.94%. For the last month performance for LKQ Corp. is 10.52%. While the last quarter is 2.22% and half year, 27.06%. Finally for the year, performance is 7.17%.

The 52-week high for LKQ Corp., is at 0.44%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 43.67%. The 20-day simple moving average is 5.64% and 14.02% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.85%, and for the month it is 2.02%. LKQ Corp., has a target price of 38.1.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.85, and for total debt/equity LKQ Corp. has 0.87. The gross margin is 39.40%, while operating margin is 9.20%, the profit margin is 5.80%. The current ratio is 2.9 and the quick ratio is 1.2.

Insider ownership is at 0.90%, with instituitional ownership at 93.90%. LKQ Corp. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 306.16. The shares float is 303.92, with the float short at 2.17%, with short ratio coming to 2.15.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see LKQ Corp., get 7.00%, with its returns on investment at 10.30%. Return on equity is 13.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 38.1, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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