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, implying potential capital losses of -21.86 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.35 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 10.55 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of LPL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 40.88 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. Currently the stock is 26.73 percent higher than its low, and 16.3 percent below the high. LPL has a P/E 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.