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NASDAQ:LPLA

LPL Financial - LPLA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$227.58
+3.86 (+1.73%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$223.46
$227.67
50-Day Range
$172.53
$228.02
52-Week Range
$137.59
$232.47
Volume
728,825 shs
Average Volume
725,627 shs
Market Capitalization
$18.15 billion
P/E Ratio
36.77
Dividend Yield
0.45%
Price Target
$235.83

LPL Financial MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.83 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.6% Upside
$235.83 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.88% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.30
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.32mentions of LPL Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$16.42 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
61.97%
From $10.23 to $16.57 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.73 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

203rd out of 926 stocks

Security & Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges & Services Industry

4th out of 11 stocks

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About LPL Financial (NASDAQ:LPLA) Stock

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 auction rate notes. 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.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Several equities analysts recently commented on LPLA shares. StockNews.com upgraded LPL Financial from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. Morgan Stanley dropped their price objective on LPL Financial from $241.00 to $239.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. UBS Group upped their price objective on LPL Financial from $212.00 to $250.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. Finally, Truist Financial upped their price objective on LPL Financial from $200.00 to $230.00 in a research note on Tuesday, May 3rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, the company has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of $235.83.

LPL Financial Trading Up 1.7 %

NASDAQ:LPLA opened at $227.58 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $18.15 billion, a P/E ratio of 36.77, a P/E/G ratio of 0.56 and a beta of 0.96. LPL Financial has a 1 year low of $137.59 and a 1 year high of $232.47. The stock's fifty day moving average price is $194.43 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $187.05. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.48, a current ratio of 1.85 and a quick ratio of 1.85.

LPL Financial Announces Dividend

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 31st. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 17th will be paid a $0.25 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 16th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.44%. LPL Financial's dividend payout ratio is presently 16.16%.

Insider Activity at LPL Financial

In related news, Director Richard Steinmeier sold 7,355 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $216.64, for a total value of $1,593,387.20. Following the transaction, the director now owns 24,078 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,216,257.92. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. In other LPL Financial news, Director Richard Steinmeier sold 7,355 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $216.64, for a total transaction of $1,593,387.20. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 24,078 shares in the company, valued at $5,216,257.92. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, CEO Dan H. Arnold sold 39,015 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $210.33, for a total transaction of $8,206,024.95. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 162,608 shares of the company's stock, valued at $34,201,340.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 81,602 shares of company stock valued at $16,416,180 over the last 90 days. 1.60% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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LPLA Stock News Headlines

LPL Financial (NASDAQ:LPLA) Price Target Raised to $250.00
LPL Financial (NASDAQ:LPLA) Upgraded to "Hold" at StockNews.com
LPL Financial (NASDAQ:LPLA) Price Target Cut to $239.00
LPL Financial Nets Big Recruiting Gains
LPL Finl Hldgs: Q2 Earnings Insights
LPL Financial Announces Second Quarter 2022 Results
LPL Financial (LPLA) to Release Earnings on Tuesday
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LPLA Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/28/2021
Ex-Dividend for 6/24 Dividend
6/08/2022
Dividend Payable
6/24/2022
Today
8/14/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/31 Dividend
8/16/2022
Dividend Payable
8/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Security & commodity brokers, dealers, exchanges & services
Sub-Industry
Investment Banking & Brokerage
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:LPLA
CUSIP
50212V10
Fax
N/A
Employees
5,900
Year Founded
1989

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$235.83
High Stock Price Forecast
$270.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$184.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+3.6%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.83
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$459.87 million
Pretax Margin
8.03%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.72 billion
Cash Flow
$10.29 per share
Book Value
$23.12 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
78,494,000
Market Cap
$18.15 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.96

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LPLA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell LPL Financial stock right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LPL Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" LPLA shares.
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What is LPL Financial's stock price forecast for 2022?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for LPL Financial's shares. Their LPLA share price forecasts range from $184.00 to $270.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $235.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have LPLA shares performed in 2022?

LPL Financial's stock was trading at $160.09 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, LPLA stock has increased by 42.2% and is now trading at $227.58.
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When is LPL Financial's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 27th 2022.
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How were LPL Financial's earnings last quarter?

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 28th. The financial services provider reported $1.77 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.72 by $0.05. The financial services provider had revenue of $2.02 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.04 billion. LPL Financial had a net margin of 6.15% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 36.15%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 38.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.44 earnings per share.

How often does LPL Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for LPL Financial?

LPL Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 2nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, August 31st. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.44%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 16th.
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Is LPL Financial a good dividend stock?

LPL Financial (NASDAQ:LPLA) pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.45%. The dividend payout ratio is 16.16%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LPLA will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.04% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Dan Arnold's approval rating as LPL Financial's CEO?

171 employees have rated LPL Financial Chief Executive Officer Dan Arnold on Glassdoor.com. Dan Arnold has an approval rating of 87% among the company's employees.

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (3.38%), FMR LLC (2.86%), Clarkston Capital Partners LLC (2.55%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (2.14%), WCM Investment Management LLC (1.92%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.77%). Insiders that own company stock include Dan H Arnold, Edward Fandrey, George Burton White, John Andrew Kalbaugh, Matthew Enyedi, Matthew J Audette, Michelle Oroschakoff, Richard Steinmeier, Sallie R Larsen, Sallie R Larsen, Scott Seese, Tracy Calder and William Francis Glavin Jr.
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How do I buy shares of LPL Financial?

Shares of LPLA stock 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 $227.58.

How much money does LPL Financial make?

LPL Financial (NASDAQ:LPLA) has a market capitalization of $18.15 billion and generates $7.72 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $459.87 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.19 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does LPL Financial have?

The company employs 5,900 workers across the globe.

Does LPL Financial have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of LPL Financial: AW Subsidiary Inc., AdvisoryWorld, AdvisoryWorld, Allen & Company of Florida LLC, Blaze Portfolio Systems LLC, BlazePortfolio, Fortigent Holdings Company Inc., Fortigent LLC, Fortigent LLC, LPL Employee Services LLC, LPL Financial LLC, LPL Holdings Inc., LPL Insurance Associates Inc., Lucia Securities, National Planning Holdings, PTC Holdings Inc., and The Private Trust Company N.A..
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When was LPL Financial founded?

LPL Financial was founded in 1989.

How can I contact LPL Financial?

LPL Financial's mailing address is 4707 EXECUTIVE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA, 92121. The official website for the company is www.lpl.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (800) 877-7210 or via email at investor.relations@lpl.com.