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

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$24.44 +0.29 (+1.20 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:09 AM ET)
Previous Close$24.15
Today's Range$23.97 - $24.60
52-Week Range$20.39 - $32.16
Volume1.60 million shs
Average Volume1.95 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.31 billion
P/E Ratio8.92
Dividend Yield2.24%
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$3.6261 per share
Book Value$12.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$394.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,900
Market Cap$3.31 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. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 26th will be given a dividend of $0.135 per share on Wednesday, March 13th. This represents a $0.54 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.21%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 25th. This is a boost 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 stock buyback program on Tuesday, August 7th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $150,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 3.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs 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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 13th. The building manufacturing company reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.07. The building manufacturing company had revenue of $589 million for 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 company's quarterly revenue was down 17.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $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 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Louisiana-Pacific's stock. Their predictions range from $24.00 to $39.00. On average, they expect Louisiana-Pacific's share price to reach $29.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.3% 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 headlines about LPX stock have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Louisiana-Pacific earned a coverage optimism score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the building manufacturing company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Louisiana-Pacific?

Louisiana-Pacific saw a increase in short interest in 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 trading volume of 2,247,475 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.9 days. Currently, 11.6% of the company's stock are short sold. 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), Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 purchased 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 $24.44.

How big of a company is Louisiana-Pacific?

Louisiana-Pacific has a market capitalization of $3.31 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:  231 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  355 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  586
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 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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