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Stock in the Spotlight: LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ: LKQ)

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LKQ Corporation is part of the consumer cyclical sector and autos industry. The company CEO is Dominick Zarcone. 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 -1.09% with an open at 31.15 and a close of 30.78. It reached an intraday high of 31.15 and a low of 30.61.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $9.7b with 314.5m shares outstanding, of which the float is 309.9m shares. Trading volume reached 1,988,652 shares compared to its average volume of 2,318,733 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 -0.13% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 12.54%. Over three months, it changed 18.84%. In one year it has changed -19.72% and within that year its 52-week high was 38.63 and its 52-week low was 22.74. LKQ stock is 35.36% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 29.26 and a 50 day moving average of 28.34. Currently LKQ stock is trading 5.19% above its 200 day moving average.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.53 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 20.12. Based on 9 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.57. The TTM EPS is 2.20, which comes to a TTM PE of 13.99. Historically, the PE high was 32.30 and the PE low was 13.50. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 29.70, which is a decrease of -3.50%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 34.95, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 11.94%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 143.00% 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 1.30

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 10.91%, return on assets is 4.72%, profit margin is 3.85%, price-to-sales is 1.13 and price-to-book is 2.02.

Company Scores:

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