LKQ Corporation Announces Inaugural Quarterly Dividend
Chicago, IL (October 28, 2021) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq: LKQ) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared the Company's first ever quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock, payable on December 2, 2021, to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 11, 2021.
"This dividend declaration and our existing stock repurchase program are key components of our strategic plan to drive total long-term value for our stockholders. Our solid balance sheet and robust free cash-flow generation, coupled with our leading market positions and the consistent implementation of our operating excellence initiatives across each of our segments, will support the execution of that plan," noted Dominick Zarcone, President and Chief Executive Officer.
About LKQ Corporation
LKQ Corporation (www.lkqcorp.com) is a leading provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. LKQ has operations in North America, Europe and Taiwan. LKQ offers its customers a broad range of OEM recycled and aftermarket parts, replacement systems, components, equipment, and services to repair and accessorize automobiles, trucks, and recreational and performance vehicles.
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Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020 and in our subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. These reports are available on our investor relations website at lkqcorp.com and on the SEC website at sec.gov.
Joseph P. Boutross
Vice President, Investor Relations