LKQ Reaches New 52-Week High (LKQ)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq: LKQ) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $25.90, above its previous 52-week high of $25.89 with 685,848 shares traded as of 11:31 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.4 million shares over the past 30 days.

LKQ has a market cap of $7.47 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 18.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

LKQ Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides replacement parts, components, and systems needed to repair vehicles, primarily cars and trucks in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, and Central America. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates LKQ as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income, growth in earnings per share, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full LKQ Ratings Report.

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