Note: LKQ's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
Trademark applications show the products and services that LKQ is developing and marketing.
LKQ doesn't have any recent trademark applications, indicating LKQ is focusing on
its existing business rather than expanding into new products and markets.
Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.
LKQ TRIPLETT ASAP Automobile salvage services, namely, locating and distributing salvaged automobile parts for the insurance and automobile salvage industries
PARTS VIA Business administration and retail and online retail store services featuring replacement and aftermarket parts, equipment, and accessories for land and marine vehicles
LKQ INTOUCH Customer relationship management services via instant messaging systems in the automotive parts industry
Determine whether LKQ grew or shrank during the last recession. This is useful in estimating the
financial strength and credit risk of the company.
Compare how recession-proof LKQ is relative to the industry overall.
While a new recession may strike a particular industry, measuring the
industry and company's robustness during the last recession estimates its ability to weather future recessions.
A competitive analysis shows these companies are in the same general field as LKQ, even though they may not compete head-to-head.
These are the largest companies by revenue. However, they may not have the largest market share in this industry if they have diversified into other business lines.
The "Competition" section of a business plan or investment memorandum would start by analyzing the information about these companies.
Competitive advantage comes from offering better pricing or superior products/service.
These companies are in the same general field as LKQ and are rapidly expanding. Companies may grow organically or through acquisition. In some cases apparently high growth rates may be caused by data that weren't available in previous years.