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 maximum price target given was 25.06, implying potential capital gains of 75.61 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 11.15, which equates to a potential downside of -21.86 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.02 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1.97 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.35 percent, compared to last month. 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 revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of LPL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 40.88 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of LPL is 0.19.

In the last 52-weeks, LPL has achieved a high of 17.05 and a low of 11.26. Today's price is 26.73 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 16.3 percent. 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 market cap of LPL is $10.33 billion. LPL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.