LKQ Corporation

LKQ Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, distributes replacement parts, components, and systems used in the repair and maintenance of vehicles in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally. It operates in three segments: North America, Europe, and Specialty. The company 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.

It 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. In addition, the company sells scrap metal and other materials to recyclers; and extracts and sells the precious metals contained in certain of recycled parts, such as catalytic converters. Further, it sells parts from older cars and light-duty trucks directly to consumers; and operates self service retail facilities that sell recycled automotive products from end-of-life-vehicles under the name LKQ Pick Your Part. Additionally, the company distributes and markets trucks and off-roads; speed and performance; recreational vehicles; towing; wheels, tires, and performance handling products; and miscellaneous accessories. It principally serves collision and mechanical repair shops, new and used car dealerships, and metal recyclers, as well as retail customers.

Company Growth (employees)
Chicago, US
Size (employees)
42,500 (est)+37%
LKQ Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Chicago, US

Key People at LKQ Corporation

Robert Wagman

Robert Wagman

President and Chief Executive Officer
Dominick Zarcone

Dominick Zarcone

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
John Quinn

John Quinn

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, LKQ Europe

LKQ Corporation Office Locations

LKQ Corporation has an office in Chicago
Chicago, US (HQ)
2800 500 W Madison St

LKQ Corporation Data and Metrics

LKQ Corporation Financial Metrics

LKQ Corporation's revenue was reported to be $8.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 391% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

8.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

3.4 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

464 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

763.4 m

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2017)

5.2 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

227.4 m


4.9 b
LKQ Corporation's current market capitalization is $5.2 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.3 b1.7 b1.7 b8.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

3 b4.1 b4.4 b5.2 b

Gross profit

(1.7 b)(2.4 b)(2.6 b)3.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %


General and administrative expense

986.4 m

Operating expense total

986.4 m


133.8 m146.3 m151.7 m763.4 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

51.2 m64.5 m57.9 m88.3 m

Interest income

2.1 m2.9 m2.3 m2.2 m

Income tax expense

745.8 m204.3 m219.7 m220.6 m

Net Income

311.6 m381.5 m423.2 m464 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


150.5 m114.6 m87.4 m227.4 m

Accounts Receivable

6.7 m


42.3 m85.8 m106.6 m1.9 b

Current Assets

1.8 b2.3 b2.3 b3.6 b


546.7 m630 m696.6 m811.6 m


1.9 b2.3 b2.3 b3.1 b

Total Assets

4.5 b5.6 b5.6 b8.3 b

Accounts Payable

349.1 m400.2 m415.6 m633.8 m

Current Liabilities

678 m750.7 m752 m1.2 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b

Retained Earnings

1.3 b1.7 b2.1 b2.6 b

Total Equity

3.1 b3.4 b

Financial Leverage

1.8 x2.4 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

311.6 m381.5 m423.2 m464 m

Depreciation and Amortization

191.4 m


(69.2 m)(122.6 m)(83.2 m)(64.1 m)

Accounts Payable

49.6 m(5.5 m)(4.2 m)18.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

428.1 m370.9 m529.8 m635 m

Purchases of PP&E

(90.2 m)(141 m)(170.5 m)(207.1 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(505.6 m)(921 m)(330 m)(1.7 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

165.9 m519 m(224.1 m)1.2 b

Interest Paid

45.3 m59.7 m54.9 m86 m

Income Taxes Paid

110.9 m177 m180.1 m230 m
USDY, 2016


6.5 x


7.8 x


202 k

Financial Leverage

2.4 x

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