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LKQ is a company which distributes replacement parts, components, and systems used in the repair and maintenance of vehicles. It distributes various products, including aftermarket collision and mechanical products; recycled collision and mechanical products; and refurbished collision products, including wheels, bumper covers and lights, and remanufactured engines. The Company also offers recycled products, such as engines, transmissions, door assemblies; sheet metal products comprising trunk lids, fenders and hoods, lights, and bumper assemblies; and refurbish products consisting of wheels, lights, plastic bumpers, and chrome bumpers, as well as heavy-duty truck products. 

TypePublic
Founded1998
HQChicago, US
Websitelkqcorp.com
Employee Ratings3.4

Locations

LKQ is headquartered in
Chicago, United States

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)51,000
Job Openings676
Revenue (FY, 2019)$12.5 B(+6%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$31.9
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at LKQ

Joseph P. Boutross

Joseph P. Boutross

Vice President, Investor Relations
Meg Ann Divitto

Meg Ann Divitto

Director
A. Clinton Allen

A. Clinton Allen

Lead Director
Michael T. Brooks

Michael T. Brooks

Senior Vice President – Global Chief Information Officer
Victor M. Casini

Victor M. Casini

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Robert M. Hanser

Robert M. Hanser

Director
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LKQ Office Locations

LKQ has offices in Chicago and Nashville
Chicago, US (HQ)
Citigroup Center, 500 W Madison St #2800
Nashville, US
5846 Crossings Blvd, Antioch
Nashville, US
655 Grassmere Park
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LKQ Financials and Metrics

LKQ Revenue

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LKQ's revenue was reported to be $12.51 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

2.6b

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

1.0b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

38.5%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

118.8m

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

180.5m

Market capitalization (16-Oct-2020)

9.7b

Closing stock price (16-Oct-2020)

31.9

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

476.4m

EV

10.6b
LKQ's current market capitalization is $9.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

8.6b9.7b11.9b12.5b

Revenue growth, %

19%13%22%

Cost of goods sold

5.2b5.9b7.3b7.7b

Gross profit

3.4b3.8b4.6b4.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

2.3b2.5b2.5b2.7b3.0b3.1b3.1b3.2b3.1b3.0b2.6b

Cost of goods sold

1.4b1.5b1.5b1.7b1.9b1.9b1.9b2.0b1.9b1.8b1.6b

Gross profit

930.1m965.0m956.9m1.1b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

40%39%39%39%38%38%39%38%38%40%38%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

227.4m279.8m331.8m534.9m

Accounts Receivable

860.5m1.0b1.2b1.1b

Prepaid Expenses

87.8m134.5m199.0m260.9m

Inventories

1.9b2.4b2.8b2.8b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

464.0m530.2m483.2m545.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

198.3m230.2m294.1m314.4m

Inventories

(64.1m)(513.1m)(127.2m)15.5m

Accounts Payable

18.6m45.1m(77.6m)3.7m
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

202.0k

Debt/Equity

1 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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LKQ Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Facilities

750 1.34 k1.50 k1.70 k

Manufacturing Facilities (Rest of World)

326 791 950 1.15 k

Manufacturing Facilities (United States)

424 548 550 550

Stock Keeping Units

110 k
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LKQ Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
StahlgruberDecember 11, 2017
Andrew Page LimitedOctober 04, 2016
Arleigh International LimitedAugust 03, 2016
Pittsburgh Glass Works LLCFebruary 29, 2016
Rhiag Group Ltd.December 22, 2015$1.10 b
The Coast Distribution SystemAugust 20, 2015
PartschannelJuly 08, 2015
Pala Holding, B.V.June 02, 2014
Rijsbergen Holding B.V.June 02, 2014
VEAM B.V.June 02, 2014
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LKQ Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

65/100

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LKQ Revenue Breakdown

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LKQ revenue breakdown by business segment: 13.1% from Specialty, 46.3% from Europe and 40.6% from North America

LKQ revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 27.9% from Other Countries, 15.3% from United Kingdom and 56.8% from United States

LKQ Online and Social Media Presence

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LKQ News and Updates

LKQ Corporation to Release Third Quarter 2020 Results on Thursday, October 29, 2020

CHICAGO, Oct. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq: LKQ) will release its third quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday, October 29, 2020.

LKQ Corporation to Host 2020 Virtual Investor Day

CHICAGO, Aug. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq: LKQ) today announced the Company will host a Virtual Investor Day on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time (8:30 a.m. Central time), with presentations by members of executive management. The presentations, includ…

LKQ Corporation Announces Results for Second Quarter 2020

CHICAGO, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq: LKQ) today reported second quarter 2020 results consistent with the Company’s previously announced second quarter business update on June 15, 2020 (insert link to 6/15 release).  Relative to the start of the second quarter, the fu…

LKQ Corporation Announces Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 and Guidance for 2020

CHICAGO, Feb. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq:LKQ) today reported revenue for the fourth quarter of 2019 of $3.01 billion, an increase of 0.2% as compared to $3.00 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018. For the fourth quarter of 2019, parts and services organic revenue increas…

LKQ Corporation Announces Results for Third Quarter 2019

CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq:LKQ) today reported revenue for the third quarter of 2019 of $3.15 billion, an increase of 0.8% as compared to $3.12 billion in the third  quarter of 2018. For the third quarter of 2019, parts and services organic revenue increased…

LKQ Corporation Announces $500 Million Increase in Stock Repurchase Program; Total Authorized Now $1 Billion

CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq:LKQ) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a $500 million increase and a one year extension to its stock repurchase program, raising the aggregate authorization under the program to $1 billion and authorizing r…
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LKQ Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was LKQ founded?

    LKQ was founded in 1998.

  • Who are LKQ key executives?

    LKQ's key executives are Joseph P. Boutross, Meg Ann Divitto and A. Clinton Allen.

  • How many employees does LKQ have?

    LKQ has 51,000 employees.

  • What is LKQ revenue?

    Latest LKQ annual revenue is $12.5 b.

  • What is LKQ revenue per employee?

    Latest LKQ revenue per employee is $245.2 k.

  • Who are LKQ competitors?

    Competitors of LKQ include Genuine Parts Company, Lear Corporation and Advance Auto Parts.

  • Where is LKQ headquarters?

    LKQ headquarters is located at Citigroup Center, 500 W Madison St #2800, Chicago.

  • Where are LKQ offices?

    LKQ has offices in Chicago and Nashville.

  • How many offices does LKQ have?

    LKQ has 3 offices.