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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 10925.26. It is in the Auto Parts industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 24.8, a forward P/E of 17.24 and EPS of 1.44. At a stock price of 35.89 (0.28%) 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 13.13% and more long-term 26.75% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 16.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 23.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 33.30%.

For performance, LKQ Corp. the past week has seen a gain of 1.76%. For the last month performance for LKQ Corp. is 6.45%. While the last quarter is 10.94% and half year, 37.97%. Finally for the year, performance is 24.75%.

The 52-week high for LKQ Corp., is at 0.14%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 49.85%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.26% and 16.74% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.98%, and for the month it is 1.53%. LKQ Corp., has a target price of 38.11.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.99, and for total debt/equity LKQ Corp. has 1.01. The gross margin is 38.90%, while operating margin is 9.10%, the profit margin is 5.60%. The current ratio is 2.8 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 305.26. The shares float is 304.39, with the float short at 1.66%, with short ratio coming to 2.62.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see LKQ Corp., get 6.60%, with its returns on investment at 10.30%. Return on equity is 14.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 38.11, 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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