LKQ Corp Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Analysts (NYSE:LKQ)
LKQ Corp (NYSE:LKQ) has been given an average rating of “Buy” by the nine brokerages that are currently covering the stock, American Banking and Market News reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $35.09.
Separately, analysts at Wellington Shields raised their price target on shares of LKQ Corp from $38.00 to $41.00 in a research note on Friday. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
Shares of LKQ Corp (NYSE:LKQ) opened at 26.46 on Friday. LKQ Corp has a 1-year low of $24.46 and a 1-year high of $34.32. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $26.21 and its 200-day moving average is $27.20. The company has a market cap of $7.996 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.67.
LKQ Corp (NYSE:LKQ) last released its earnings data on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $1.71 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.63 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.26 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 36.5% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that LKQ Corp will post $1.37 EPS for the current fiscal year.
LKQ Corporation (NYSE:LKQ) provides replacement parts, components and systems needed to repair vehicles (cars and trucks).
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