LG Display Co (LPL) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

News articles about LG Display Co (NYSE:LPL) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Alpha One. Alpha One, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LG Display Co earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave media stories about the electronics maker an impact score of 50 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

LPL has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded LG Display Co from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 28th. Morgan Stanley cut LG Display Co from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a report on Monday, February 6th. Nomura raised LG Display Co from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 3rd. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein cut LG Display Co from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Friday, March 3rd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.06.

Shares of LG Display Co (NYSE:LPL) traded down 1.017% during trading on Friday, reaching $13.135. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 190,404 shares. LG Display Co has a 12-month low of $9.84 and a 12-month high of $14.36. The stock has a market cap of $9.40 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.738 and a beta of 0.75. The company has a 50 day moving average of $12.94 and a 200-day moving average of $12.77.

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LG Display Co Company Profile

LG Display Co, Ltd. manufactures thin-film transistor liquid crystal display, organic light emitting diode and other display panel technologies. The Company manufactures display panels in a range of sizes and specifications primarily for use in televisions, notebook computers, desktop monitors, tablet computers and various other applications, including mobile devices.

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