LKQ Corporation[LKQ] stock saw a move by -2.48% on , touching 993431. Based on the recent volume, LKQ Corporation stock traders appear to be active. The most recent trading volume of LKQ shares recorded 309.76M shares, which represents the daily volume of traded shares. Analysts estimates state that LKQ Corporation [LKQ] stock could reach median target price of $40.00.

LKQ Corporation [LKQ] stock additionally went down by -3.40% in the period of the 7 days, recording a gain in performance by 3.91% in the last 30 days. The yearly more of LKQ stock is set at 27.14% by far, with shares price recording returns by 35.85% in the latest quarter. Over the past six months, LKQ shares showcased 33.84% increase. LKQ saw -4.87% change opposing the low price in the last 12 months, also recording 51.47% compared to high within the same period of time.

LKQ Corporation [NASDAQ:LKQ]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 22.74 to 36.21. This is compared to its latest closing price of $35.32.

Pay attention to the next-scheduled financial results for this company to be released, which is slated for Thu 31 Oct (33 days ago).

Fundamental Analysis of LKQ Corporation [LKQ]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for LKQ Corporation [LKQ] sitting

at +7.98 and its Gross Margin at +36.70, this company’s Net Margin is now 3.50%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 11.31, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 7.60%. Its Return on Equity is 10.79, and its Return on Assets is 4.67. These metrics suggest that this LKQ Corporation does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, LKQ Corporation [LKQ] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 90.13. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 47.41, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 37.83. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 5.84, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 87.59.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 11.91 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 3.47. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 1.18, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.37. LKQ Corporation [LKQ] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.57, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 10.55 and P/E Ratio of 24.38. These metrics show that this company has a mixed appeal, and ROI could be a gain or a loss.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, LKQ Corporation [LKQ] earns $232,876 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 10.89 and its Total Asset Turnover is 1.14. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 1.00 and its Current Ratio is 2.67. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

LKQ Corporation [LKQ] has 309.76M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $10.94B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 22.74 to 36.21. At its current price, it has moved down by -4.87% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 51.47% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.33, which indicates that it is 1.65% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 49.80. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is LKQ Corporation [LKQ] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of LKQ Corporation [LKQ], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.