LKQ Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  45.41
 Dividend  0.50
 Earnings  4.05
 Cash-flow  4.63
 Book value  19.74
 Equity  19.38

LKQ is part of Automobiles and Parts business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. LKQ is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

LKQ paid a total dividend of 147 million USD last year, for a market value of 13,351 millions (Market Cap 12,324 millions). Dividend per share of LKQ is 0.50 USD, and his stock market price 45.41 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, LKQ has a dividend yield of 1.10%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Consumer Goods industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare LKQ dividend yield with other Automobiles and Parts companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of LKQ

LKQ Dividend Payout

About the ability of LKQ to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.10%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). LKQ payout on ernings is currently 12.35%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.25% and 43.24% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that LKQcan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of LKQ is USD 4.63 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.50, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of LKQ, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Goods industry and Automobiles and Parts sector companies.

LKQ payout

LKQ Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.10%0.5012.35%294
20210.42%0.259.69%294
20200.00%0.000.00%304
20190.00%0.000.00%308
20180.00%0.000.00%318
20170.00%0.000.00%308
20160.00%0.000.00%305
20150.00%0.000.00%305

*In millions

LKQ Stock performance

Finally, last moth LKQ showed a return of -3.30% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a -2.67% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 7.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Automobiles and Parts firms.

LKQ stock and market return