LKQ CORPORATION ANNOUNCES RESULTS FOR FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2013
•Annual revenue growth of 23% to a record $5.1 billion
•Fourth quarter 2013 diluted EPS increases 24%
•Annual organic revenue growth for parts and services of 11%
•Announces 20 new Euro Car Parts branches for 2014
Chicago, IL (February 27, 2014) - LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq:LKQ) today announced results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013. Net income for the fourth quarter was $77.9 million and diluted earnings per share was $0.26, a 23.8% increase over the $0.21 reported for the fourth quarter in 2012. For the full year 2013, net income was $311.6 million and diluted earnings per share was $1.02, a 17.2% increase over the $0.87 reported for 2012. The Company noted that full year 2013 diluted earnings per share included charges equal to $0.04 per share resulting from restructuring and acquisition related expenses, a loss on debt extinguishment and the change in fair value of contingent consideration liabilities. Additionally, full year 2012 diluted earnings per share included a $0.04 per share gain from the settlement of a previously disclosed lawsuit and a $0.01 per share loss related to restructuring and acquisition related expenses and the change in fair value of contingent consideration.
"We reached a major milestone in 2013 by surpassing $5 billion in annual revenue for the first time. We also delivered double digit revenue, diluted earnings per share, and parts and services organic revenue growth in 2013 while simultaneously expanding our footprint and product offerings in North America and Europe. I am particularly proud of the 24% growth in our diluted earnings per share for the fourth quarter and the record full year results,” stated Robert Wagman, President and Chief Executive Officer of LKQ Corporation.
Fourth Quarter 2013 Reported Results
For the fourth quarter of 2013, revenue was $1.32 billion compared with $1.07 billion for the fourth quarter of 2012, an increase of 23.3%. Net income for the fourth quarter was $77.9 million compared with $62.2 million in the prior year, an increase of 25.2%. For the fourth quarter, total organic revenue growth was 7.7%, including parts and services revenue growth of 9.9%. Acquisition revenue growth for the fourth quarter was 15.8%.
Full Year 2013 Reported Results
For the full year of 2013, revenue was $5.06 billion compared with $4.12 billion in 2012, an increase of 22.8%. Net income for the full year was $311.6 million compared with $261.2 million for the prior year, an increase of 19.3%. For the full year of 2013, total organic revenue growth was 9.3%, including parts and services revenue growth of 11.0%. Acquisition revenue growth for 2013 was 13.8%, while changes in foreign exchange rates had a 0.4% negative impact on revenue.
The following information was filed by Lkq Corp (LKQ) on Thursday, February 27, 2014 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-K Annual Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.