LKQ : NASDAQ : Consumer Goods
$30.19 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 2579200.0
04/26/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


LKQ CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. LKQ CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.90 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 10.53% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)2150.411748.92
EBITDA ($mil)224.99191.96
EBIT ($mil)168.83158.45
Net Income ($mil)86.3395.06


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)227.487.4
Total Assets ($mil)8303.25647.84
Total Debt ($mil)3341.771584.7
Equity ($mil)3442.953114.68


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin38.6939.96
EBITDA Margin10.4610.97
Operating Margin7.859.06
Sales Turnover1.031.27
Return on Assets5.587.49
Return on Equity13.2413.58
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio2.953.11
Debt/Capital0.490.34
Interest Expense23.8613.26
Interest Coverage7.0811.95


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)307.55305.57
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.310.31
Book value / share11.1910.19
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2533446.01993865.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 22.62 for the Distributors industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.92. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.59 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.99 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.60. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, LKQ CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
LKQ 19.71 Peers 22.62   LKQ 14.04 Peers 17.00

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

LKQ is trading at a discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

LKQ is trading at a discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
LKQ 13.80 Peers 20.00   LKQ 0.74 Peers 2.66

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

LKQ is trading at a discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

LKQ trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
LKQ 2.59 Peers 6.60   LKQ 6.52 Peers 4.36

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

LKQ is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

LKQ is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
LKQ 1.04 Peers 1.05   LKQ 19.34 Peers 9.61

Average. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

LKQ is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

LKQ has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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