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Steady Activities: LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) & Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX)

LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ)

Chicago, Illinois based LKQ is a leading provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. The Company offers a wide variety of replacement systems, components, equipment and parts to repair and accessorize automobiles, trucks, and recreational and performance vehicles. The Company’s operations are spread across North America, Europe, and Taiwan. LKQ has four business segments: 1) Wholesale – North America which sells aftermarket, recycled, remanufactured, refurbished and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) parts; 2) European wholesale segment includes Euro Car Parts Holdings Limited (ECP); 3) the Specialty segment includes Keystone Automotive Holdings, Inc. (Keystone Specialty); and 4) its Self-Service segment retails parts from older cars and light-duty trucks directly to consumers.

LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ)’s Financial Overview

LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ) surged 1.06% yesterday to close its trading session at $26.7. The company has 1 year Price Target of $39.27. LKQ Corporation has 52-Week high of $42.49 and 52-Week Low of $22.74. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 42.49 and 52-Week Low on 22.74. The stock traded with the volume of 2.39 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $8.5 Billion.

LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.56/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.56/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0 a share with a surprise factor of 0%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 0.87 Percent, SMA50 of 3.85 Percent and SMA200 of -10.71 percent. LKQ Corporation has P/S value of 0.75 while its P/B value stands at 1.75. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 5.4 percent, Return on Equity of 12.5 percent and Return on Investment of 7.1 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 38.4 percent and 7.8 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.6 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 12 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for LKQ Corp have a median target of 39.00, with a high estimate of 48.00 and a low estimate of 35.00. The median estimate represents a +46.07% increase from the last price of 26.70.

LKQ Corporation is estimated to report earnings on 02/28/2019. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 9 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.49. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.41.

Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX)

Phillips 66 is a downstream energy company. It operates in three segments: Refining & Marketing, Midstream and Chemicals. The Refining and Marketing segment purchases, refines, markets and transports crude oil and petroleum products, mainly in the United States, Europe and Asia and also engages in power generation activities, lubricants and other specialty products businesses. The Midstream segment gathers, processes, transports and markets natural gas and fractionates and markets NGL, predominantly in the United States. The Chemicals segment manufactures and markets petrochemicals and plastics. Phillips 66 is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX)’s Financial Outlook

The 18 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Phillips 66 have a median target of 121.50, with a high estimate of 139.00 and a low estimate of 100.00. The median estimate represents a +29.26% increase from the last price of 94.00.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Phillips 66 has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.92. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined -0.24% and closed its last trading session at $94. The company has the market capitalization of $43.81 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $123.97 and 52-Week low of $78.44. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 123.97 and 52-Week low on 78.44. The company has volume of 2.48 Million shares. The company has a total of 466.11 Million shares outstanding.

Phillips 66 (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $3.1/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $2.48/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.62. This shows a surprise factor of 25 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 9.11 percent. Beta for Phillips 66 stands at 0.94 while its ATR (average true range) is 2.22. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.70%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.13%%.

Phillips 66 has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 0.49%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.86 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -12.01%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 12.1 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 28.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 2.6% with Gross margin of 13.9 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 3.5% and 5.8% respectively.