NYSE:LPX - Louisiana-Pacific Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$23.79 +0.05 (+0.21 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 12:54 PM ET)
Previous Close$23.74
Today's Range$23.7650 - $24.13
52-Week Range$20.39 - $32.16
Volume486,052 shs
Average Volume2.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.22 billion
P/E Ratio8.68
Dividend Yield2.27%
Beta1.39
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures building products primarily for use in new home construction, repair and remodeling, and outdoor structure markets. It also markets and sells products for use in light industrial and commercial construction applications. It operates through four segments: Siding; North America Oriented Strand Board (OSB); Engineered Wood Products; and South America. The Siding segment offers siding products and related accessories, such as wood-based siding, trim, soffit, and fascia products; and CanExel siding and accessory products, including pre-finished lap and trim products, as well as outdoor building solutions. The OSB segment manufactures and distributes structural panel products comprising OSBs, TechShield radiant barriers, TopNotch sub-floorings, Legacy super tough products, moisture-resistant sub-floorings, and FlameBlock fire-rated sheathing products. The Engineered Wood Products segment provides laminated veneer lumber, laminated strand lumber, and other related products; and I-joists, which are primarily used in residential and commercial floorings, roofing systems, and other structural applications. The South America segment manufactures and distributes OSB and siding products. This segment also distributes and sells related products to augment the transition to wood frame construction. The company also offers timber and timberlands, as well as other products and services. Louisiana-Pacific Corporation sells its products, primarily to retail home centers, manufactured housing producers, distributors, and wholesalers in North America and South America, as well as in Asia, Australia, and Europe. The company was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Lumber & wood products, except furniture
Sub-IndustryForest Products
SectorConstruction
CUSIP54634710
Phone615-986-5600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.83 billion
Cash Flow$3.6656 per share
Book Value$12.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$394.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,900
Market Cap$3.22 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE:LPX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Louisiana-Pacific's stock symbol?

Louisiana-Pacific trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LPX."

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

Louisiana-Pacific announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 14th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.135 per share on Wednesday, March 13th. This represents a $0.54 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 25th. This is an increase from Louisiana-Pacific's previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. View Louisiana-Pacific's Dividend History.

How will Louisiana-Pacific's stock buyback program work?

Louisiana-Pacific declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Tuesday, August 7th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 3.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Louisiana-Pacific's earnings last quarter?

Louisiana-Pacific Co. (NYSE:LPX) released its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 13th. The building manufacturing company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.07. The building manufacturing company earned $589 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $606.88 million. Louisiana-Pacific had a net margin of 13.95% and a return on equity of 22.87%. The business's revenue was down 17.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.73 earnings per share. View Louisiana-Pacific's Earnings History.

When is Louisiana-Pacific's next earnings date?

Louisiana-Pacific is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Louisiana-Pacific.

What price target have analysts set for LPX?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Louisiana-Pacific's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $39.00. On average, they anticipate Louisiana-Pacific's stock price to reach $29.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Louisiana-Pacific.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Louisiana-Pacific?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Louisiana-Pacific in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Louisiana-Pacific.

Has Louisiana-Pacific been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LPX stock has been trending somewhat negative on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Louisiana-Pacific earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the building manufacturing company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Louisiana-Pacific?

Louisiana-Pacific saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 15,577,476 shares, an increase of 177.4% from the February 15th total of 5,615,365 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,247,475 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.9 days. Approximately 11.6% of the company's stock are sold short. View Louisiana-Pacific's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Louisiana-Pacific's key competitors?

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 General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are Louisiana-Pacific's key executives?

Louisiana-Pacific's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. William Bradley Southern, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Neil Sherman, Exec. VP of the Siding Bus. (Age 56)
  • Mr. Jason Ringblom, Exec. VP, OSB (Age 36)
  • Mr. Alan J. M. Haughie, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Ms. Rebecca Anne Barckley, Controller of Financial Reporting & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 56)

Who are Louisiana-Pacific's major shareholders?

Louisiana-Pacific's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.71%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.70%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.98%), APG Asset Management N.V. (1.92%), Millennium Management LLC (1.91%) and Norges Bank (1.76%). Company insiders that own Louisiana-Pacific stock include Gary Cook, Lizanne C Gottung, Michael Emory Kinney, Michael Sims, Neil Sherman, Rebecca Anne Barckley and William Bradley Southern. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Louisiana-Pacific.

Which institutional investors are selling Louisiana-Pacific stock?

LPX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Prudential Financial Inc., American Century Companies Inc., ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and Gendell Jeffrey L. Company insiders that have sold Louisiana-Pacific company stock in the last year include Gary Cook, Lizanne C Gottung, Michael Emory Kinney, Neil Sherman and William Bradley Southern. View Insider Buying and Selling for Louisiana-Pacific.

Which institutional investors are buying Louisiana-Pacific stock?

LPX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Millennium Management LLC, Owl Creek Asset Management L.P., APG Asset Management N.V., Macquarie Group Ltd. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Louisiana-Pacific.

How do I buy shares of Louisiana-Pacific?

Shares of LPX 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 Louisiana-Pacific's stock price today?

One share of LPX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.90.

How big of a company is Louisiana-Pacific?

Louisiana-Pacific has a market capitalization of $3.24 billion and generates $2.83 billion in revenue each year. The building manufacturing company earns $394.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.74 on an earnings per share basis. Louisiana-Pacific employs 4,900 workers across the globe.

What is Louisiana-Pacific's official website?

The official website for Louisiana-Pacific is http://www.lpcorp.com.

How can I contact Louisiana-Pacific?

Louisiana-Pacific's mailing address is 414 UNION STREET, NASHVILLE TN, 37219. The building manufacturing company can be reached via phone at 615-986-5600.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE LPX)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  233 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  358 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  591
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Louisiana-Pacific and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LPX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LPX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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