LPL Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.91 (-2.02 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume773,539 shs
Average Volume490,131 shs
Market Capitalization$11.27 billion
P/E Ratio24.66
Dividend Yield0.71%
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About LPL Financial

LPL Financial Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides an integrated platform of brokerage and investment advisory services to independent financial advisors and financial advisors at financial institutions in the United States. Its brokerage offerings include variable and fixed annuities, mutual funds, equities, retirement and education savings plans, fixed income, and insurance, as well as alternative investments, such as non-traded real estate investment trusts and business development companies. The company also provides advisory platforms that provide access to mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, stocks, bonds, certain option strategies, unit investment trusts, and institutional money managers and no-load multi-manager variable annuities. In addition, it offers money market programs; and retirement solutions for commission-and fee-based services that allow advisors to provide brokerage services, consultation, and advice to retirement plan sponsors. Further, the company provides other services comprising tools and services that enable advisors to maintain and grow their practices; trust, investment management oversight, and custodial services to trusts for estates and families, as well as insurance brokerage general agency services; and technology products, such as proposal generation, investment analytics, and portfolio modeling. The company was formerly known as LPL Investment Holdings Inc. and changed its name to LPL Financial Holdings Inc. in June 2012. LPL Financial Holdings Inc. was founded in 1989 and is based in San Diego, California.


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2.28 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

443rd out of 2,041 stocks

Security & Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges & Services Industry

7th out of 21 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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LPL Financial (NASDAQ:LPLA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is LPL Financial a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LPL Financial in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" LPL Financial stock.
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Are investors shorting LPL Financial?

LPL Financial saw a decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,270,000 shares, a decrease of 17.5% from the June 30th total of 1,540,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 590,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.1 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is LPL Financial's next earnings date?

LPL Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 4th 2021.
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How were LPL Financial's earnings last quarter?

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 29th. The financial services provider reported $1.85 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.63 by $0.22. LPL Financial had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 40.58% and a net margin of 6.98%.
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How has LPL Financial's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

LPL Financial's stock was trading at $57.97 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LPLA shares have increased by 143.3% and is now trading at $141.04.
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How often does LPL Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for LPL Financial?

LPL Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, August 27th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.71%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 12th.
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Is LPL Financial a good dividend stock?

LPL Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.71%. LPL Financial does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of LPL Financial is 15.48%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LPL Financial will have a dividend payout ratio of 10.91% next year. This indicates that LPL Financial will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for LPLA?

7 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for LPL Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $66.00 to $220.00. On average, they expect LPL Financial's share price to reach $149.44 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are LPL Financial's key executives?

LPL Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Dan Hogan Arnold Jr., B.S., M.B.A., CPA, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57, Pay $3.09M)
  • Mr. Matthew Jon Audette B.S., Chief Financial Officer (Age 46, Pay $1.82M)
  • Mr. Scott Alan Seese, MD & Chief Information Officer (Leave of Absence) (Age 50, Pay $1.42M)
  • Mr. Richard Steinmeier, MD & Divisional Pres of Bus. Devel. (Age 47, Pay $1.56M)
  • Mr. Dayton Semerjian, MD & Chief Customer Care Officer (Age 56, Pay $1.52M)
  • Ms. Judith Kohoskie Ricketts, Exec. VP of Operations
  • Mr. George Burton White, MD of Investor & Investment Solutions and Chief Investment Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Brent Blain Simonich, Exec. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Greg Gates, Exec. VP & Interim Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Chris Koegel, Sr. VP of Investor Relations

What is Dan Arnold's approval rating as LPL Financial's CEO?

171 employees have rated LPL Financial CEO Dan Arnold on Dan Arnold has an approval rating of 87% among LPL Financial's employees.

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What other stocks do shareholders of LPL Financial own?

What is LPL Financial's stock symbol?

LPL Financial trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LPLA."

Who are LPL Financial's major shareholders?

LPL Financial's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.33%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.69%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.09%), Foster Victor Wealth Advisors LLC (0.03%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.03%) and Aegon Asset Management UK PLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own LPL Financial stock include Dan H Arnold, George Burton White, John Andrew Kalbaugh, Matthew Enyedi, Matthew J Audette, Michelle Oroschakoff, Richard Steinmeier, Sallie R Larsen, Scott Seese and Tracy Calder.
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Which institutional investors are selling LPL Financial stock?

LPLA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Alliancebernstein L.P., Calamos Advisors LLC, Aegon Asset Management UK PLC, Raymond James Trust N.A., Versor Investments LP, Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC, and TrimTabs Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold LPL Financial company stock in the last year include Dan H Arnold, George Burton White, Matthew Enyedi, Matthew J Audette, Michelle Oroschakoff, Richard Steinmeier, Sallie R Larsen, and Scott Seese.
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Which institutional investors are buying LPL Financial stock?

LPLA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Foster Victor Wealth Advisors LLC, NEXT Financial Group Inc, Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC, Freedman Financial Associates Inc., Integrated Investment Consultants LLC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, MAI Capital Management, and Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC.
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How do I buy shares of LPL Financial?

Shares of LPLA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is LPL Financial's stock price today?

One share of LPLA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $141.04.

How much money does LPL Financial make?

LPL Financial has a market capitalization of $11.27 billion and generates $5.87 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $472.64 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.46 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does LPL Financial have?

LPL Financial employs 4,756 workers across the globe.

When was LPL Financial founded?

LPL Financial was founded in 1989.

What is LPL Financial's official website?

The official website for LPL Financial is

Where are LPL Financial's headquarters?

LPL Financial is headquartered at 4707 EXECUTIVE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA, 92121.

How can I contact LPL Financial?

LPL Financial's mailing address is 4707 EXECUTIVE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA, 92121. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 800-877-7210 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/1/2021 by Staff
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