Analyst Ratings for LG Display Co. Ltd. ADR (LPL)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering LG Display Co. Ltd. ADR (NYSE:LPL) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, LPL was issued an average rating of Overweight.

15 analysts declared LPL a buy, 5 gave an overweight rating, 9 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 4 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 1.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for LPL. The maximum price target given was 25.06, implying potential capital gains of 75.61 percent. The minimum price target given was 11.15, which equates to a potential downside of -21.86 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.02 percent. That number becomes 1.97 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.35 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 10.55 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of LPL to grow at a rate of 40.88 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. LPL has a PEG ratio of 0.19.

LPL has a 52-week high of 17.05 and a 52-week low of 11.26. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 26.73 percent, and below the high by 16.3 percent. LPL has a price/earnings ratio of 7.65. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The LPL value stock report compares LPL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $10.33 billion. LPL is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.