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NYSE:LPX

Louisiana-Pacific (LPX) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$73.97
+0.23 (+0.31%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$73.61
$74.73
50-Day Range
$65.24
$73.97
52-Week Range
$49.47
$79.56
Volume
869,871 shs
Average Volume
939,495 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.34 billion
P/E Ratio
30.19
Dividend Yield
1.41%
Price Target
$73.71

Louisiana-Pacific MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
0.3% Downside
$73.71 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.91% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.36mentions of Louisiana-Pacific in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$493,991 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
17.14%
From $3.85 to $4.51 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.17 out of 5 stars

Industrials Sector

4th out of 19 stocks

Building Products & Equipment Industry

1st out of 2 stocks


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About Louisiana-Pacific Stock (NYSE:LPX)

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides building solutions primarily for use in new home construction, repair and remodeling, and outdoor structure markets. It operates through Siding, Oriented Strand Board, LP South America, and Other segments. The Siding segment offers LP SmartSide trim and siding products, LP SmartSide ExpertFinish trim and siding products, LP BuilderSeries lap siding products, and LP Outdoor Building Solutions; and engineered wood siding, trim, soffit, and fascia products. Its Oriented Strand Board segment manufactures and distributes oriented strand board structural panel products comprising LP TechShield radiant barriers, LP WeatherLogic air and water barriers, LP Legacy premium sub-flooring products, LP NovaCore, LP FlameBlock fire-rated sheathing products, and LP TopNotch sub-flooring products. The LP South America segment manufactures and distributes oriented strand board structural panel and siding products. This segment distributes and sells related products for the region's transition to wood frame construction. It offers timber and timberlands and other products and services. sells its products primarily to retailers, wholesalers, and homebuilding and industrial businesses in North America and South America, Asia, Australia, and Europe. The company was incorporated in 1972 and is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.

LPX Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/14/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/8 Dividend
2/22/2024
Today
3/01/2024
Dividend Payable
3/08/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/01/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Lumber & wood products, except furniture
Sub-Industry
Forest Products
CUSIP
54634710
Employees
4,100
Year Founded
1973

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$73.71
High Stock Price Target
$82.00
Low Stock Price Target
$60.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-0.3%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$178 million
Pretax Margin
9.61%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.58 billion
Cash Flow
$4.97 per share
Book Value
$21.55 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
71,342,000
Market Cap
$5.34 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.83

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LPX Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Louisiana-Pacific stock right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Louisiana-Pacific in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" LPX shares.
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What is Louisiana-Pacific's stock price target for 2024?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Louisiana-Pacific's shares. Their LPX share price targets range from $60.00 to $82.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $73.71 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.3%.
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How have LPX shares performed in 2024?

Louisiana-Pacific's stock was trading at $70.83 at the beginning of the year. Since then, LPX shares have increased by 4.4% and is now trading at $73.97.
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Are investors shorting Louisiana-Pacific?

Louisiana-Pacific saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,230,000 shares, a decrease of 5.4% from the December 31st total of 1,300,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 695,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. Approximately 1.7% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Louisiana-Pacific's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2024.
View our LPX earnings forecast
.

How were Louisiana-Pacific's earnings last quarter?

Louisiana-Pacific Co. (NYSE:LPX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 14th. The building manufacturing company reported $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.17. The building manufacturing company earned $658 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $618.60 million. Louisiana-Pacific had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.65% and a net margin of 6.90%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.61 EPS.

How often does Louisiana-Pacific pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Louisiana-Pacific?

Louisiana-Pacific announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 9th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, March 8th. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 22nd. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.24.
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Is Louisiana-Pacific a good dividend stock?

Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE:LPX) pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.41%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 6 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 42.45%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LPX will have a dividend payout ratio of 23.06% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for LPX.

What is Brad Southern's approval rating as Louisiana-Pacific's CEO?

24 employees have rated Louisiana-Pacific Chief Executive Officer Brad Southern on Glassdoor.com. Brad Southern has an approval rating of 65% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Louisiana-Pacific own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Louisiana-Pacific investors own include Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Energy Transfer (ET), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE), Boeing (BA), D.R. Horton (DHI) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are Louisiana-Pacific's major shareholders?

Louisiana-Pacific's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.86%), First Trust Advisors LP (4.41%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.02%), Eminence Capital LP (2.85%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.17%) and Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.17%). Insiders that own company stock include Alan Haughie, Derek Nelson Doyle, Lizanne C Gottung, Michael W Blosser, Stephen E Macadam and William Bradley Southern.
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How do I buy shares of Louisiana-Pacific?

Shares of LPX stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:LPX) was last updated on 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff