NYSE:LPI - Laredo Petroleum Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $3.33 +0.19 (+6.05 %) (As of 04/23/2019 08:38 AM ET)Previous Close$3.14Today's Range$3.14 - $3.3552-Week Range$2.80 - $11.18Volume8.76 million shsAverage Volume5.33 million shsMarket Capitalization$796.55 millionP/E Ratio3.58Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.47 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Laredo Petroleum, Inc., an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties in the Permian Basin of West Texas, the United States. The company also provides midstream and marketing services comprising transportation and marketing of oil and natural gas; and natural gas lift systems, crude oil and natural gas gathering, and water delivery and takeaway services. As of December 31, 2018, it had assembled 120,617 net acres in the Permian Basin; and had total proved reserves of 238,167 thousand barrels of oil equivalent. The company was formerly known as Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Laredo Petroleum, Inc. in December 2013. Laredo Petroleum, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Receive LPI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LPI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production SectorOils/Energy Current SymbolNYSE:LPI Previous Symbol CUSIP51680610 CIK1528129 Webwww.laredopetro.com Phone918-513-4570Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.84 Current Ratio0.96 Quick Ratio0.96Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio3.58 Forward P/E Ratio6.05 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.11 billion Price / Sales0.72 Cash Flow$1.8708 per share Price / Cash Flow1.78 Book Value$5.02 per share Price / Book0.66Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.93 Net Income$324.59 million Net Margins29.37% Return on Equity21.16% Return on Assets9.58%Miscellaneous Employees340 Outstanding Shares239,205,000Market Cap$796.55 million Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable Laredo Petroleum (NYSE:LPI) Frequently Asked Questions What is Laredo Petroleum's stock symbol? Laredo Petroleum trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LPI." How will Laredo Petroleum's stock buyback program work? Laredo Petroleum declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Laredo Petroleum's earnings last quarter? Laredo Petroleum Inc (NYSE:LPI) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 13th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.20 by $0.04. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $215.28 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $253.75 million. Laredo Petroleum had a return on equity of 21.16% and a net margin of 29.37%. The firm's revenue was down 10.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.19 earnings per share. View Laredo Petroleum's Earnings History. When is Laredo Petroleum's next earnings date? Laredo Petroleum is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Laredo Petroleum. How can I listen to Laredo Petroleum's earnings call? Laredo Petroleum will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 2nd at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What price target have analysts set for LPI? 10 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Laredo Petroleum's shares. Their forecasts range from $3.00 to $14.00. On average, they anticipate Laredo Petroleum's share price to reach $6.8333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 105.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Laredo Petroleum. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Laredo Petroleum? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Laredo Petroleum in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Laredo Petroleum. Has Laredo Petroleum been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about LPI stock has been trending somewhat negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Laredo Petroleum earned a media sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting Laredo Petroleum? Laredo Petroleum saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 28,048,164 shares, a drop of 10.5% from the March 15th total of 31,327,709 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,950,209 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.7 days. Currently, 15.9% of the company's shares are short sold. View Laredo Petroleum's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Laredo Petroleum's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Laredo Petroleum include Centennial Resource Development (CDEV), PDC Energy (PDCE), Kosmos Energy (KOS), Whiting Petroleum (WLL), Antero Resources (AR), Range Resources (RRC), Tellurian (TELL), Matador Resources (MTDR), ARC Resources (AETUF), Crescent Point Energy (CPG), Jagged Peak Energy (JAG), Southwestern Energy (SWN), DELEK GRP LTD/ADR (DGRLY), Enerplus (ERF) and Oasis Petroleum (OAS). What other stocks do shareholders of Laredo Petroleum own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Laredo Petroleum investors own include Teekay Tankers (TNK), ConocoPhillips (COP), Willamette Valley Vineyards (WVVI), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cara Therapeutics (CARA), Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (ZYNE), Pandora Media (P), Statoil (STO), Matador Resources (MTDR) and Ford Motor (F). Who are Laredo Petroleum's key executives? Laredo Petroleum's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Randy A. Foutch, Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 67)Mr. Richard C. Buterbaugh, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 64)Mr. Kenneth E. Dornblaser, Sr. VP - Legal & Admin. and Corp. Sec. (Age 64)Mr. Daniel C. Schooley, Sr. VP of Midstream, Marketing & Subsurface (Age 63)Mr. Patrick J. Curth, Sr. Advisor (Age 67) Who are Laredo Petroleum's major shareholders? Laredo Petroleum's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Denali Advisors LLC (0.01%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Laredo Petroleum stock include Peter Kagan and Pincus Private Equity Warburg. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Laredo Petroleum. Which institutional investors are buying Laredo Petroleum stock? LPI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Denali Advisors LLC and Virtu Financial LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Laredo Petroleum. How do I buy shares of Laredo Petroleum? Shares of LPI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Laredo Petroleum's stock price today? One share of LPI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.33. How big of a company is Laredo Petroleum? Laredo Petroleum has a market capitalization of $796.55 million and generates $1.11 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $324.59 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.93 on an earnings per share basis. Laredo Petroleum employs 340 workers across the globe. What is Laredo Petroleum's official website? The official website for Laredo Petroleum is http://www.laredopetro.com. How can I contact Laredo Petroleum? Laredo Petroleum's mailing address is 15 WEST SIXTH STREET SUITE 900, TULSA OK, 74119. The oil and gas producer can be reached via phone at 918-513-4570 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Laredo Petroleum (NYSE LPI)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 480 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 600 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,080MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Laredo Petroleum and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LPI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LPI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a trade deficit?