LKQ Corp Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages (NYSE:LKQ)
Shares of LKQ Corp (NYSE:LKQ) have received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the ten analysts that are covering the stock, American Banking News reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $33.94.
Shares of LKQ Corp (NYSE:LKQ) opened at 28.92 on Friday. LKQ Corp has a 52 week low of $23.68 and a 52 week high of $34.32. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $27.28 and its 200-day moving average is $29.67. The company has a market cap of $8.730 billion and a P/E ratio of 26.79.
LKQ Corp (NYSE:LKQ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 29th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.63 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.58 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.29 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 35.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that LKQ Corp will post $1.37 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
LKQ has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Raymond James reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of LKQ Corp in a research note on Wednesday, April 30th. They now have a $33.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Barrington Research upgraded shares of LKQ Corp from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, April 11th. They now have a $32.50 price target on the stock, up previously from $30.00. Finally, analysts at Northcoast Research initiated coverage on shares of LKQ Corp in a research note on Friday, April 4th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.
LKQ Corporation (NYSE:LKQ) provides replacement parts, components and systems needed to repair vehicles (cars and trucks).
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