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) pushed the Consumer Goods sector lower today making it today's featured Consumer Goods laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day down 1.1%. By the end of trading, LKQ Corporation fell $0.46 (-1.8%) to $24.77 on average volume. Throughout the day, 2,724,698 shares of LKQ Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3,408,500 shares. The stock ranged in price between $24.46-$25.54 after having opened the day at $25.39 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $25.23. Other companies within the Consumer Goods sector that declined today were:
), down 33.3%,
), down 29.4%,
), down 13.9% and
), down 9.4%.
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LKQ Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides replacement parts, components, and systems needed to repair cars and trucks in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium, Northern France, Canada, Mexico, and Central America. LKQ Corporation has a market cap of $7.6 billion and is part of the automotive industry. Shares are down 23.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate LKQ Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity.
- You can view the full LKQ Corporation Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
), up 26.2%,
), up 17.6%,
), up 11.7% and
), up 10.2% , were all gainers within the consumer goods sector with
) being today's featured consumer goods sector leader.
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