LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) VP Victor M. Casini sold 25,000 shares of LKQ Corporation stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.82, for a total transaction of $920,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 213,884 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,875,208.88. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) traded down 0.97% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $36.74. 1,362,507 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company has a market capitalization of $11.35 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.03 and a beta of 0.85. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $36.10 and its 200-day moving average price is $33.23. LKQ Corporation has a 52 week low of $27.85 and a 52 week high of $37.70.

LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The auto parts company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $2.47 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.35 billion. LKQ Corporation had a return on equity of 15.74% and a net margin of 5.31%. The business’s revenue was up 11.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.41 EPS. On average, equities research analysts expect that LKQ Corporation will post $1.88 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A number of analysts have weighed in on LKQ shares. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price objective on shares of LKQ Corporation in a report on Friday. FBR & Co reissued a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price objective on shares of LKQ Corporation in a report on Friday. BidaskClub cut shares of LKQ Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday. Jefferies Group LLC raised their price objective on shares of LKQ Corporation from $37.00 to $42.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares Inc reissued a “positive” rating and set a $40.00 price objective (up previously from $38.00) on shares of LKQ Corporation in a report on Monday, July 31st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $40.50.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Aperio Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of LKQ Corporation by 1.1% during the 3rd quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 128,071 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $4,609,000 after buying an additional 1,431 shares during the last quarter. PGGM Investments boosted its stake in shares of LKQ Corporation by 5.1% during the 3rd quarter. PGGM Investments now owns 231,447 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $8,330,000 after buying an additional 11,298 shares during the last quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of LKQ Corporation by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 23,828 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $785,000 after buying an additional 425 shares during the last quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC purchased a new position in shares of LKQ Corporation during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $626,000. Finally, Grandeur Peak Global Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of LKQ Corporation by 353.7% during the 2nd quarter. Grandeur Peak Global Advisors LLC now owns 142,925 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $4,709,000 after buying an additional 111,425 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 92.54% of the company’s stock.

LKQ Corporation Company Profile

LKQ Corporation (LKQ) is a distributor of vehicle products, including replacement parts, components and systems used in the repair and maintenance of vehicles, as well as specialty vehicle products and accessories, and automotive glass products. The Company’s segments include Wholesale-North America; Europe; Specialty, and Self Service.

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