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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for LPL. The highest price target was 25.06, which equates to a potential upside of 75.61 percent. The most pessimistic price target 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.02 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.97 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.35 percent, compared to last month. 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, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of LPL is 0.19.

LPL has traded between a high of 17.05 and a low of 11.26 over the past year. Currently the stock is 26.73 percent higher than its low, 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.