LKQ Corporation (LKQ) EPS Estimated At $0.59

April 19, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.16 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.24, from 0.92 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 27 investors sold LKQ Corporation shares while 166 reduced holdings. 77 funds opened positions while 147 raised stakes. 275.57 million shares or 0.71% more from 273.62 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Mutual Of America Capital Management Lc accumulated 0.02% or 36,068 shares. Axa, France-based fund reported 1.41 million shares. Fir Tree Management Limited Partnership reported 4.62% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Manufacturers Life Insur The has invested 0.02% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Trillium Asset Management Llc reported 38,308 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Bnp Paribas Asset Hldgs, France-based fund reported 12,553 shares. Proshare Lc has 0.03% invested in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) for 101,688 shares. Shaker Invs Limited Liability Oh stated it has 1.66% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Credit Suisse Ag holds 0.01% or 395,182 shares in its portfolio. Walleye Trading Ltd Co reported 12,637 shares. Millennium Management Limited Liability invested in 1.28 million shares. Highland Mngmt Limited Partnership accumulated 7,075 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management owns 0% invested in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) for 7,434 shares. Stratos Wealth Prtnrs accumulated 766 shares. Hermes Invest Ltd accumulated 1.15M shares.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $6.73 million activity. $4.00M worth of stock was sold by WEBSTER WILLIAM M IV on Friday, December 8. Shares for $1.06M were sold by CASINI VICTOR M on Thursday, January 25.

Analysts expect LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) to report $0.59 EPS on April, 26 before the open.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 20.41 % from last quarter’s $0.49 EPS. LKQ’s profit would be $182.67M giving it 16.40 P/E if the $0.59 EPS is correct. After having $0.41 EPS previously, LKQ Corporation’s analysts see 43.90 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.35% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $38.7. About 251,242 shares traded. LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) has risen 27.90% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.35% the S&P500.

LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering LKQ Corp (NASDAQ:LKQ), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. LKQ Corp had 12 analyst reports since October 26, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by FBR Capital. The rating was initiated by Guggenheim with “Hold” on Tuesday, April 17. The company was upgraded on Monday, February 12 by Northcoast. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, October 26. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Sunday, December 10 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, December 22. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, December 12 by FBR Capital. The stock of LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Stephens. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 4 by Stifel Nicolaus.

LKQ Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, distributes replacement parts, components, and systems used in the repair and maintenance of vehicles in North America, Europe, and Taiwan. The company has market cap of $11.98 billion. It operates in three divisions: North America, Europe, and Specialty. It has a 22.53 P/E ratio. The firm distributes bumper covers, automotive body panels, lights, and automotive glass products, such as windshields; salvage products, including mechanical and collision parts comprising engines, transmissions, door assemblies, sheet metal products, 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.

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