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Recent Valuation: LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ: LKQ)

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LKQ Corporation is in the autos industry and trades as part of the consumer cyclical sector. LKQ Corp is a provider of alternative and mechanical replacement products. The company distributes vehicle replacement parts, components, and systems used in repair and maintenance as well as specialty products and accessories.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The LKQ stock showed a previous change of -0.08% with an open at 26.17 and a close of 26.23. It reached an intraday high of 26.37 and a low of 25.97.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $8.3b with 318.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 313.5m shares. Trading volume reached 1,777,027 shares compared to its average volume of 3,077,340 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, LKQ Corporation shares returned -3.46% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 8.88%. Over three months, it changed -1.47%. In one year it has changed -38.59% and within that year its 52-week high was 42.49 and its 52-week low was 22.74. LKQ stock is 15.35% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 30.11 and a 50 day moving average of 25.81. Currently LKQ stock is trading -12.90% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.71 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 15.34. Based on 9 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.49. The TTM EPS is 2.13, which comes to a TTM PE of 12.31. Historically, the PE high was 39.40 and the PE low was 12.31. LKQ stock has set a new PE low record!

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.56
06-30-2018:  0.61
03-31-2018:  0.55
12-31-2017:  0.41

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 21.21, which means it may be overvalued by -23.69%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 1.50% of insider ownership and 132.70% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.26

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 12.80%, return on assets is 5.56%, profit margin is 5.31%, price-to-sales is 1.00 and price-to-book is 1.72.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.