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

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$23.57 -0.16 (-0.67 %)
(As of 01/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$23.73
Today's Range$23.34 - $23.94
52-Week Range$20.39 - $32.16
Volume1.12 million shs
Average Volume1.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.36 billion
P/E Ratio10.04
Dividend Yield2.18%
Beta1.41
Louisiana-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

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

Debt

Current Ratio6.13
Quick Ratio4.91

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.73 billion
Price / Sales1.22
Cash Flow$3.1723 per share
Price / Cash Flow7.43
Book Value$11.07 per share
Price / Book2.13

Profitability

Net Income$389.80 million
Net Margins17.23%
Return on Assets18.74%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,000
Market Cap$3.36 billion
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Friday, November 30th. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 15th. View Louisiana-Pacific's Dividend History.

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

Louisiana-Pacific declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, August 7th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 3.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign 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) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The construction company reported $0.83 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.66 by $0.17. The construction company had revenue of $736.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $724.92 million. Louisiana-Pacific had a net margin of 17.23% and a return on equity of 27.84%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.70 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 Tuesday, February 12th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Louisiana-Pacific.

What price target have analysts set for LPX?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Louisiana-Pacific's shares. Their predictions range from $24.00 to $39.00. On average, they expect Louisiana-Pacific's stock price to reach $30.4286 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 29.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Louisiana-Pacific.

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

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Louisiana-Pacific in the last year. There are currently 5 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?

News coverage about LPX stock has trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Louisiana-Pacific earned a media sentiment score of 0.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the construction company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

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 Emory Kinney, Interim CFO & Treasurer (Age 60)

Who are Louisiana-Pacific's major shareholders?

Louisiana-Pacific's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%), Columbus Macro LLC (0.02%), New England Research & Management Inc. (0.01%) and Cerebellum GP LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Louisiana-Pacific stock include Curtis M Stevens, Daniel K Frierson, Gary Cook, Kurt M Landgraf, 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 major investors are selling Louisiana-Pacific stock?

LPX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 major investors are buying Louisiana-Pacific stock?

LPX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cerebellum GP LLC, Columbus Macro LLC and New England Research & Management Inc.. 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 $23.56.

How big of a company is Louisiana-Pacific?

Louisiana-Pacific has a market capitalization of $3.36 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.

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 construction 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:  225 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  345 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  570
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 1/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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