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LKQ Corp (LKQ)
Consumer Goods | Automotive
39.52  0.51%
LKQ vs AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
LKQSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO12.7318.120.18
EV/EBITDA RATIO8.3115.612.15
P/S RATIO0.670.92.14
P/B RATIO1.562.83.29
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY13.28%13.65%13.65%
RETURN ON CAPITAL8.54%9.62%10.09%
NET MARGIN5.31%4.19%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
0%
PAYOUT RATION/A
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTHN/A
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
3 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY78%
INTEREST COVERAGE9x
CURRENT RATIO2.82
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH16.14%
5 YR SPS GROWTH21.29%
5 YR BPS GROWTH14.88%
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LKQ Corp achieves a strong Pure Value rank with its low valuation multiples
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
TICKRZ MFM RANK N/APURE VALUE RANKA / 13
DIVIDEND RANKD / NO DIVIDENDMOAT RANKB / 164
FINANCIAL STRENGTH RANKC / 194GROWTH RANKA / 29
MOMENTUM RANKC / 257
tickrz MFM rank N/A
Unfortunately we don't have enough data to calculate LKQ Corp's tickrz rank.
value
pure value ranking A / 13Warren Buffett ranking A / 109
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. LKQ Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 12.7x, a P/B ratio of 1.6x, a P/S ratio of 0.7x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 8.3x. LKQ Corp ranks 13 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.LKQ Corp ranks 109 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, LKQ Corp warrants further investigation.

quality
moat B / 164financial strength C / 194
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.LKQ Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 3 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 9x, a debt/equity ratio of 78% and a Moat Rank of 164 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.


momentum C / 257
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 9.66% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 257. Based on its 12 month stock performance, LKQ Corp will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield D / NO DIVIDEND
value + yield
LKQ Corp currently does not pay a dividend so it ranks last among S&P 500 companies using our dividend ranking methodology. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

growth A / 29
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 16.1% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 21.3% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 14.9% speak to its impressive growth ranking.

LKQ Corp (LKQ)
Consumer Goods | Automotive
39.52  0.51%


tickrz rank
D
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio12.73x
P/B Ratio1.56x
P/S Ratio0.67x
EV/EBITDA Ratio8.31x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
0%
PAYOUT RATION/A
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTHN/A
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
3 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY78%
INTEREST COVERAGE9x
CURRENT RATIO2.82
MOAT
ROE13.28%
ROIC8.54%
Net Margin5.31%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH16.14%
5 YR SPS GROWTH21.29%
5 YR BPS GROWTH14.88%

TICKRZ RANK
Unfortunately we don't have enough data to calculate LKQ Corp's tickrz rank.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. LKQ Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 12.7x, a P/B ratio of 1.6x, a P/S ratio of 0.7x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 8.3x. LKQ Corp ranks 13 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
LKQ Corp ranks 109 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, LKQ Corp warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
LKQ Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 3 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 9x, a debt/equity ratio of 78% and a Moat Rank of 164 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 9.66% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 257. Based on its 12 month stock performance, LKQ Corp will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
LKQ Corp currently does not pay a dividend so it ranks last among S&P 500 companies using our dividend ranking methodology. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 16.1% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 21.3% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 14.9% speak to its impressive growth ranking.