LKQ Corp.

LKQ is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides alternative vehicle collision replacement products and alternative vehicle mechanical replacement products. The company is also a provider of alternative vehicle replacement and maintenance products in the United Kingdom, Germany, the Benelux region (Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg), Italy, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Austria, and other European countries. In addition to its wholesale operations, the company operates self service retail facilities across the United States that sell recycled automotive products from end-of-life-vehicles. The company is also a distributor of specialty vehicle aftermarket equipment and accessories.
  • TickerLKQ
  • ISINUS5018892084
  • ExchangeNASDAQ Stock Market
  • SectorAutomobiles & Parts
  • CountryUnited States

LKQ Corporation - March 2021 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Compares key performance metrics against industry peers.

LKQ Corporation: Update to credit analysis following upgrade of CFR to Ba1

Solid and resilient earnings leading to free cash flow generation and steady debt reduction.

LKQ Corporation - December 2020 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Compares key performance metrics against industry peers.

LKQ reduces its risk exposure and slightly improves to Neutral

The independent financial analyst theScreener just allocated a lower risk rating to LKQ (US), active in the Auto Parts industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title still shows 3 out of 4 possible stars. Its market behaviour, however, has slightly improved and can be qualified as moderately risky. theScreener considers that these elements merit an overall rating upgrade to Neutral. As of the analysis date March 16, 2021, the closing price was USD 43.25 and its expected value was estimated at USD 39.30.

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LKQ Corp : Achat maintenu uniquement sur LKQ 2028 après l’upgrade à BB+

Nous updatons nos recommandations à la suite de la publication des résultats annuels, de l’upgrade de S&P et de la solide performance réalisée depuis notre initiation de couverture en juillet 2020. - >Des résultats supérieurs aux attentes au T4 et un levier au plus bas depuis 2015 sous l’effet d’un free cash-flow exceptionnellement élevé. - En dépit d’un environnement commercial sans réel catalyste comparé à celui T3 (CA à -3,7% en organique au T4 vs. -4,3% au T3), l...

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LKQ - Embedded Expectations Analysis - 2020 11 02

LKQ Corporation (LKQ:USA) currently trades below corporate averages relative to UAFRS based (Uniform) earnings, with a 15.1x Uniform P/E. At these levels, the market has bearish expectations for the firm. Meanwhile, management may be concerned about their liquidity, cost reduction programs, and the adequacy of supply levels Specifically, management may lack confidence in their ability to sustain their cost benefits, maintain service levels with less inventory, and preserve their liquidity position. Moreover, they may have concerns about the inadequate supply levels in their businesses and the...

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LKQ Corporation - March 2021 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Compares key performance metrics against industry peers.

LKQ Corporation: Update to credit analysis following upgrade of CFR to Ba1

Solid and resilient earnings leading to free cash flow generation and steady debt reduction.

LKQ Corporation - December 2020 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Compares key performance metrics against industry peers.

Anne-Barbara Nicco

LKQ Corp : Achat maintenu uniquement sur LKQ 2028 après l’upgrade à BB+

Nous updatons nos recommandations à la suite de la publication des résultats annuels, de l’upgrade de S&P et de la solide performance réalisée depuis notre initiation de couverture en juillet 2020. - >Des résultats supérieurs aux attentes au T4 et un levier au plus bas depuis 2015 sous l’effet d’un free cash-flow exceptionnellement élevé. - En dépit d’un environnement commercial sans réel catalyste comparé à celui T3 (CA à -3,7% en organique au T4 vs. -4,3% au T3), l...

Anne-Barbara Nicco

LKQ Corp : Buy recommendation maintained only on LKQ 2028 following the upgrade to BB+

We are updating our recommendations following the full-year earnings release, S&P’s upgrade to BB+ and the performance achieved since our coverage initiation in July 2020. - >Stronger-than-forecast Q4 results and net leverage at its lowest level since 2015 owing to exceptionally high free cash flow - Despite no genuine business catalysts compared with Q3 (revenues down -3.7% organically in Q4 vs. -4.3% in Q3), Q4 2020 EBITDA grew by 16.9% to $ 366m, giving a margin o...

LKQ reduces its risk exposure and slightly improves to Neutral

The independent financial analyst theScreener just allocated a lower risk rating to LKQ (US), active in the Auto Parts industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title still shows 3 out of 4 possible stars. Its market behaviour, however, has slightly improved and can be qualified as moderately risky. theScreener considers that these elements merit an overall rating upgrade to Neutral. As of the analysis date March 16, 2021, the closing price was USD 43.25 and its expected value was estimated at USD 39.30.

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