analysts Recommendations: LKQ Corp. (NASDAQ:LKQ)


LKQ Corp. (NASDAQ:LKQ) will report its next earnings on 27-Oct-16. The company reported the earnings of $0.55/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.49/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.06/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 12.2%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for LKQ Corp. and for the current quarter 11 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.45/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.43/share and a High Estimate of $0.47/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 9 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for LKQ Corp. as 2.47 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for LKQ Corp. is 2.39 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 2.58 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 1.83 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for LKQ to be 32.4%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 34.4%. For the next 5 years, LKQ Corp. is expecting Growth of 26.75% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 20.29% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on LKQ Corp., where 8 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 3 analysts have given a Buy signal, 0 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 10 Analysts reported that the Price Target for LKQ Corp. might touch $50 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $39.1 and $27 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. LKQ Corp. got Initiated on 26-Aug-16 where investment firm Susquehanna Initiated the stock to Positive.

LKQ Corp. closed its last trading session at $33.03 with the loss of -0.3%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 10.15 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $36.35 and 52-week low of $23.95. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -4.18% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -6.05% and 3.43% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Aug 31, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.09 and Average Volume (3 months) is 1.81 million. LKQ Corp. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 22.82 and Forward P/E ratio of 15.71.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 6.6%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 14%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 10.3%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, LKQ Corp. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -0.54%, where Monthly Performance is -7.55%, Quarterly performance is 0.12%, 6 Months performance is -1.85% and yearly performance percentage is 17.78%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 11.14%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 1.59% and Monthly Volatility of 1.68%.