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LKQ Lkq PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current price-to-earnings ratio for Lkq stock as of Feb 23, 2024 is 14.87. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $3.51 and the stock price of $52.18 per share. The PE ratio has increased by 5% from the past four quarters average of 14.1.

LKQ PE ratio history

How has LKQ's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Lkq for the last ten years is 18.17. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 14.87 is 18% less than the historical average. In the past ten years, LKQ's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Mar 2014 quarter at 23.95, when the stock price was $26.35 and the EPS was $1.1. The lowest point was recorded in the Mar 2020 quarter, when it reached 10.63 with a price of $20.51 and an EPS of $1.93.


Lkq PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 31.6% in 2019

Maximum annual decrease: -34.84% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2023 13.62 5.83%
2022 12.87 -21.09%
2021 16.31 -2.8%
2020 16.78 -17.26%
2019 20.28 31.6%
2018 15.41 -34.84%
2017 23.65 16.5%
2016 20.3 -4.78%
2015 21.32 -4.48%
2014 22.32 -29.43%

LKQ average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of LKQ for the past years

The current PE ratio of LKQ is above its 3-year historical average, but it is lower than the 5 and 10-year averages.

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LKQ PE vs peers

What is LKQ's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peers ORLY and CPRT, LKQ's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than LAD's. Lkq's PE ratio is trading below the peer group average of 22.47.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
LAD Lithia Motors Inc 7.93 $7.94B
LKQ Lkq Corp 14.87 $13.91B
GPC Genuine Parts Co 15.75 $20.62B
AAP Advance Auto Parts Inc 19.46 $3.64B
DORM Dorman Products Inc 26.86 $2.61B
ORLY O Reilly Automotive Inc 27.88 $62.59B
CPRT Copart Inc 36.96 $49.34B
PRTS CarPartscom Inc N/A $146.62M
KAR KAR Auction Services Inc N/A $1.63B

Frequently asked questions

What is Lkq's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for LKQ stock as of Feb 23, 2024, stands at 14.87.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Lkq (LKQ)?

The average PE ratio for LKQ stock over the past 3 years is 13.97.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Lkq (LKQ)?

The average PE ratio for LKQ stock over the past 5 years is 15.33.

What is the highest PE ratio for LKQ?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 23.95 and it was in the Mar 2014 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for LKQ compare to its historical average?

The current price to earnings ratio of LKQ is 18% lower than the 10-year historical average.

How is LKQ's PE ratio calculated (Lkq PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Feb 23, 2024), Lkq's stock price is $52.18. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Dec 2023 is $3.51. Therefore, Lkq's price to earnings ratio for today is 14.87. PE RATIO(14.87) = STOCK PRICE($52.18) / TTM EPS($3.51)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.