News articles about Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Louisiana-Pacific Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the construction company an impact score of 30 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Should You Buy Louisiana-Pacific (LPX) Ahead of Earnings? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday (americanbankingnews.com)
- Analyzing BMC Stock Holdings (BMCH) and Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Contrasting BMC Stock Holdings (BMCH) & Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) Sees Unusual Trading Volume in Its Shares (highlightpress.com)
Several analysts have issued reports on LPX shares. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 price target on shares of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, April 18th. BidaskClub raised shares of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. ValuEngine raised shares of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 25th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Finally, Vertical Research lowered shares of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 11th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $27.00.
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) opened at 25.05 on Friday. Louisiana-Pacific Corporation has a 12 month low of $17.08 and a 12 month high of $26.93. The company has a market capitalization of $3.63 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.74 and a beta of 1.33. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $24.63 and a 200 day moving average of $23.61.
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May 5th. The construction company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $611 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $607.21 million. Louisiana-Pacific Corporation had a net margin of 8.31% and a return on equity of 14.34%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 21.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.07 EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that Louisiana-Pacific Corporation will post $1.70 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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Louisiana-Pacific Corporation Company Profile
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation is a manufacturer of building products. The Company’s products are used in home construction, repair and remodeling, and outdoor structures. The Company operates in four segments, which include North America Oriented Strand Board (OSB), Siding, Engineered Wood Products (EWP) and South America.
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