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 Metrics

LKQ Corporation Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$8.6 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$3.4 b

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$464 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$9.1 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$227.4 m
LKQ Corporation's current market capitalization is $9.1 b.
LKQ Corporation's revenue was reported to be $8.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 390.8% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$1.3 b$1.7 b$1.7 b$8.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$3 b$4.1 b$4.4 b$5.2 b

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %



$133.8 m$146.3 m$151.7 m$763.4 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

$2.1 m$2.9 m$2.3 m$2.2 m

Net Income

$311.6 m$381.5 m$423.2 m$464 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$150.5 m$114.6 m$87.4 m$227.4 m


$42.3 m$85.8 m$106.6 m$1.9 b

Current Assets

$1.8 b$2.3 b$2.3 b$3.6 b


$546.7 m$630 m$696.6 m$811.6 m


$1.9 b$2.3 b$2.3 b$3.1 b

Total Assets

$4.5 b$5.6 b$5.6 b$8.3 b

Accounts Payable

$349.1 m$400.2 m$415.6 m$633.8 m

Total Debt

Current Liabilities

$678 m$750.7 m$752 m$1.2 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

$1 b$1.1 b$1.1 b$1.1 b

Retained Earnings

$1.3 b$1.7 b$2.1 b$2.6 b

Total Equity

$3.1 b$3.4 b

Financial Leverage

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

Net Income

$311.6 m$381.5 m$423.2 m$464 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 m$370.9 m$529.8 m$635 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)

Interest Paid

$45.3 m$59.7 m$54.9 m$86 m

Income Taxes Paid

$110.9 m$177 m$180.1 m$230 m

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