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LKQ Corp (NAS:LKQ)
EV-to-EBITDA
12.49 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, LKQ Corp's enterprise value is $12,136 Mil. LKQ Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $972 Mil. Therefore, LKQ Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 12.49.

LKQ' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.4   Max: 22.3
Current: 12.49

7.4
22.3

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of LKQ Corp was 22.30. The lowest was 7.40. And the median was 13.40.

LKQ's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 9.05 vs. LKQ: 12.49 )

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise value/EBITDA) is a valuation multiple used in finance and investment to measure the value of a company. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the P/E Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

As of today, LKQ Corp's stock price is $29.01. LKQ Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $1.49. Therefore, LKQ Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 19.47.

The "classic" EV/EBITDA ratio is much better in capturing debt and net cash than the P/E Ratio.


Definition

LKQ Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=12135.818/971.63
=12.49

LKQ Corp's current Enterprise Value is $12,136 Mil.
LKQ Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 218.838 (Mar. 2016 ) + 300.9 (Jun. 2016 ) + 262.486 (Sep. 2016 ) + 189.406 (Dec. 2016 ) = $972 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise value/EBITDA) is a valuation multiple used in finance and investment to measure the value of a company. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the P/E Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

LKQ Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=29.01/1.49
=19.47

LKQ Corp's share price for today is $29.01.
LKQ Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.35 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.46 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.4 (Sep. 2016 ) + 0.28 (Dec. 2016 ) = $1.49.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Study has found that the companies with the lowest EV/EBITDA outperforms companies measured as cheap by other ratios such as P/E Ratio.

Please read Which price ratio outperforms the enterprise multiple?


Related Terms

Enterprise Value, Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization, P/E Ratio


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

LKQ Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 23.639.3311.8911.1612.6914.3218.0213.2012.6412.91

LKQ Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 12.9613.2011.7713.1312.1912.6414.7714.1014.3312.91
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