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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for LPL. The highest price target was 25.06, implying a possible profit of 75.61 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 11.15, implying potential capital losses 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 10.55 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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.

LPL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 40.88 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. LPL has a PEG ratio of 0.19.

In the last 52-weeks, LPL has achieved a high of 17.05 and a low of 11.26. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 26.73 percent, and 16.3 percent below the high. 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 market cap of LPL is $10.33 billion. LPL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.