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

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$30.21 -0.13 (-0.43 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$30.34
Today's Range$30.16 - $30.75
52-Week Range$23.39 - $31.19
Volume1.39 million shs
Average Volume1.72 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.31 billion
P/E Ratio13.11
Dividend Yield1.72%
Beta1.48
Louisiana-Pacific logoLouisiana-Pacific Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures building products primarily for use in new home construction, repair and remodeling, and outdoor structures, as well as 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 products. 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 used principally in residential and commercial floorings, roofing systems, and other structural applications. The South America segment manufactures and distributes OSB and siding products in South America and various export markets. 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Lumber & wood products, except furniture
Sub-IndustryForest Products
SectorConstruction
SymbolNYSE:LPX
CUSIP54634710
Phone615-986-5600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.20
Current Ratio5.68
Quick Ratio4.57

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio13.11
Forward P/E Ratio9.90
P/E Growth1.98

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.73 billion
Price / Sales1.58
Cash Flow$3.2070 per share
Price / Cash9.42
Book Value$11.07 per share
Price / Book2.73

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.33
Net Income$389.80 million
Net Margins16.85%
Return on Equity28.21%
Return on Assets18.59%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,000
Outstanding Shares142,720,000
Market Cap$4.31 billion

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 16th. View Louisiana-Pacific's Dividend History.

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

Louisiana-Pacific announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, August 7th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 3.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Louisiana-Pacific's earnings last quarter?

Louisiana-Pacific Co. (NYSE:LPX) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The construction company reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.98 by $0.10. The construction company had revenue of $810.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $788.55 million. Louisiana-Pacific had a return on equity of 28.21% and a net margin of 16.85%. 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, November, 5th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Louisiana-Pacific.

What price target have analysts set for LPX?

9 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Louisiana-Pacific's shares. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $39.00. On average, they expect Louisiana-Pacific's stock price to reach $33.5714 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Louisiana-Pacific.

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

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Louisiana-Pacific in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Louisiana-Pacific.

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

Who are Louisiana-Pacific's key executives?

Louisiana-Pacific's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. William Bradley Southern, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Michael J. Sims, Sr. VP of Sales, Marketing & Strategy (Age 60)
  • Mr. Neil Sherman, Exec. VP of the Siding Bus. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Jason Ringblom, Exec. VP of the OSB & EWP (Age 35)
  • Mr. Michael E. Kinney, Interim CFO & Treasurer (Age 60)

Has Louisiana-Pacific been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about LPX stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Louisiana-Pacific earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the construction company an impact score of 48.43 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Louisiana-Pacific.

Who are Louisiana-Pacific's major shareholders?

Louisiana-Pacific's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.69%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.11%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.95%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.97%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.35%) and Van ECK Associates Corp (1.04%). Company insiders that own Louisiana-Pacific stock include Curtis M Stevens, Daniel K Frierson, Gary Cook, Kurt M Landgraf, Lizanne C Gottung, Michael Sims, Neil Sherman, Rebecca Anne Barckley and William Bradley Southern. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Louisiana-Pacific.

Which major investors are selling Louisiana-Pacific stock?

LPX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, FMR LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Convergence Investment Partners LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Alambic Investment Management L.P., Victory Capital Management Inc. and Chicago Equity Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Louisiana-Pacific company stock in the last year include Gary Cook, Lizanne C Gottung, Michael Sims, Neil Sherman and Rebecca Anne Barckley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Louisiana-Pacific.

Which major investors are buying Louisiana-Pacific stock?

LPX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Schroder Investment Management Group, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Systematic Financial Management LP and Marshall Wace LLP. 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 $30.21.

How big of a company is Louisiana-Pacific?

Louisiana-Pacific has a market capitalization of $4.31 billion and generates $2.73 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $389.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.33 on an earnings per share basis. Louisiana-Pacific employs 5,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Louisiana-Pacific?

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


MarketBeat Community Rating for Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE LPX)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  207 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  324 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  531
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 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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