LKQ Corporation (LKQ) – An Investor And Traders Guide For The Coming Months

Hanser Robert M., Director, subtracted 1,131 shares of LKQ Corporation (LKQ) from its portfolio at the rate of $27.93 per share valuing $31,593 on May 08. The insider left behind 12,792 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of LKQ Corporation (LKQ) was $26.37. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $26.55, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $26.72. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $26.19 and a 2nd Support Level at $26.01. LKQ Corporation (LKQ) stock has gained $0.43, or 1.66%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.41, or -1.53%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$0.97, or -3.55%. This year-to-date, LKQ Corporation (LKQ) shares have gained $2.64, or 11.13%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For LKQ Corporation (LKQ) stock, 60% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 25% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 0% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Hold .”

With 313,994 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $8,223,503K. LKQ Corporation (LKQ) generates $11,877 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $480,120 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -19.63%, a 3-Year Total Return of -19.06%, and a 5-year Total Return of -0.57%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, LKQ Corporation (LKQ) reported earnings of $0.56 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.56 per share, representing a 0 difference and 0.09% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.48 represented a -0.01 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.49 per share, which was a 2.54% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.65 per share. This estimate came from a total of 10 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.68 and the low estimate was $0.63. In the year-ago quarter, LKQ Corporation (LKQ) generated per-share earnings of $0.61. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +6.56% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 10 purchases (42,135 shares in total) and 3 sale (5,794 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 20 insider buys amounting to 330,347 shares and 24 insider sales amounting to 114,347 shares. In the past full year, 30 insider purchases were made (involving 412,650 shares) and 37 insider sell-offs equivalent to 180,456 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, LKQ Corporation (LKQ) has a Current Ratio of 2.67, a Quick Ratio of 1.00 and a Cash Ratio of 0.20. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 90.13, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 47.41, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 37.83. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 87.59 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 46.07.