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LKQ Corporation is a provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. The company is organized into four operating segments: Wholesale - North America, Europe, Specialty, and Self Service. It offers its customers a range of replacement systems, components, equipment, and parts to repair and accessorize automobiles, trucks, and recreational and performance vehicles. The company distributes a variety of products to collision and mechanical repair shops, including aftermarket collision and mechanical products, recycled collision and mechanical products, refurbished collision products such as wheels, bumper covers, and lights, as well as remanufactured engines and transmissions.

TypePublic
Founded1998
HQChicago, IL, US
Websitelkqcorp.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)51,000
Job Openings907
Revenue (FY, 2020)$11.6 B(-7%)
Share Price (May 2021)$49.8(+4%)

Key People/Management at LKQ

Dominick Zarcone

Dominick Zarcone

President and Chief Executive Officer
Victor M. Casini

Victor M. Casini

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Michael Clark

Michael Clark

Vice President - Finance & Controller
Walter P. Hanley

Walter P. Hanley

Senior Vice President of Development
Arnd Franz

Arnd Franz

Chief Executive Officer-Lkq Europe
Justin L. Jude

Justin L. Jude

President - Wholesale North America Operations
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LKQ Office Locations

LKQ has offices in Chicago and Nashville
Chicago, IL, US (HQ)
Citigroup Center, 500 W Madison St #2800
Nashville, TN, US
5846 Crossings Blvd, Antioch
Nashville, TN, 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 $11.63 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

3.2b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

1.3b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

40.8%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

266.3m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

371.4m

Market capitalization (7-May-2021)

15.1b

Closing stock price (7-May-2021)

49.8

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

590.2m

EV

15.9b
LKQ's current market capitalization is $15.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

8.6b9.7b11.9b12.5b11.6b

Revenue growth, %

19%13%22%

Cost of goods sold

5.2b5.9b7.3b7.7b7.0b

Gross profit

3.4b3.8b4.6b4.9b4.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

930.1m965.0m956.9m1.1b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.0b1.2b1.3b

Gross profit Margin, %

40%39%39%39%38%38%39%38%38%40%38%39%41%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

227.4m279.8m331.8m534.9m312.2m

Accounts Receivable

860.5m1.0b1.2b1.1b1.1b

Prepaid Expenses

87.8m134.5m199.0m260.9m233.9m

Inventories

1.9b2.4b2.8b2.8b2.4b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

464.0m530.2m483.2m545.0m640.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

198.3m230.2m294.1m314.4m299.5m

Inventories

(64.1m)(513.1m)(127.2m)15.5m433.1m

Accounts Payable

18.6m45.1m(77.6m)3.7m(64.0m)
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

7501.34 k1.5 k1.7 k

Manufacturing Facilities (Rest of World)

3267919501.15 k

Manufacturing Facilities (United States)

424548550550

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$1.1 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 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 Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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LKQ Online and Social Media Presence

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LKQ Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    65/100

  • CEO Rating

    C

    66/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    66/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    60/100

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LKQ News and Updates

LKQ Corporation Announces Results for First Quarter 2021

CHICAGO, April 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq:LKQ) today reported first quarter 2021 results that reflect strength for the Company in a number of key metrics including overall profitability, segment margins and free cash flow.

LKQ Corporation to Release First Quarter 2021 Results on Thursday, April 29, 2021

CHICAGO, April 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq: LKQ) will release its first quarter 2021 financial results on Thursday, April 29, 2021.

LKQ Corporation Announces Early Redemption of €750 Million 3.625% Senior Notes Due 2026

CHICAGO, March 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq: LKQ) announced today that LKQ European Holdings B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, (“LKQ European Holdings”) delivered a notice of early redemption to the holders of LKQ European Holding’s €750 million 3.625% Senior …

LKQ Corporation Announces Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020

CHICAGO, Feb. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq:LKQ) today reported fourth quarter and full year 2020 results that reflect continued improvement in operational and balance sheet productivity and further debt reduction, despite softening revenue trends in many markets as a result…

LKQ Corporation to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results on Thursday, February 18, 2021

CHICAGO, Jan. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq: LKQ) will release its fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results on Thursday, February 18, 2021.

AI Models Rate LKQ “Attractive” Prior To Earnings Announcement

Between a bright future ahead and solid past performance, as well as an excellent Technicals rating, our AI has rated LKQ Corp Attractive for the month of October. This is why our AI and deep learning algorithms have determined that regardless of its earnings, the stock holds its current rating.
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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 Dominick Zarcone, Victor M. Casini and Michael Clark.

  • How many employees does LKQ have?

    LKQ has 51,000 employees.

  • What is LKQ revenue?

    Latest LKQ annual revenue is $11.6 b.

  • What is LKQ revenue per employee?

    Latest LKQ revenue per employee is $228 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.