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

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$23.69 +0.36 (+1.54 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$23.33
Today's Range$23.31 - $23.87
52-Week Range$20.39 - $32.16
Volume2.05 million shs
Average Volume1.83 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.33 billion
P/E Ratio10.17
Dividend Yield2.17%
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

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.73 billion
Cash Flow$3.2231 per share
Book Value$11.07 per share

Profitability

Net Income$389.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,000
Market Cap$3.33 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Friday, November 30th. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.20%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 15th. View Louisiana-Pacific's Dividend History.

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

Louisiana-Pacific announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Tuesday, August 7th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 3.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The construction company reported $0.83 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate 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 return on equity of 27.84% and a net margin of 17.23%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last 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 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Louisiana-Pacific's stock. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $39.00. On average, they anticipate Louisiana-Pacific's share price to reach $30.4286 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.4% 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 headlines about LPX stock have been trending negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 daily sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the construction company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 59)
  • Mr. Michael J. Sims, Sr. VP of Sales, Marketing & Strategy (Age 61)
  • Mr. Neil Sherman, Exec. VP of the Siding Bus. (Age 56)
  • Mr. Jason Ringblom, Exec. VP of the OSB & EWP (Age 36)
  • Mr. Michael Emory Kinney, Interim CFO & Treasurer (Age 61)

Who are Louisiana-Pacific's major shareholders?

Louisiana-Pacific's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.09%), Patten & Patten Inc. TN (0.05%), TrimTabs Asset Management LLC (0.03%), Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.03%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%). 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 Boston Advisors LLC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC, First Midwest Bank Trust Division, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Retirement Systems of Alabama and Legacy Financial Advisors Inc.. 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 TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, Patten & Patten Inc. TN, Strategic Wealth Management Group LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Cerebellum GP LLC, Columbus Macro LLC, Alpha Windward 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 $23.69.

How big of a company is Louisiana-Pacific?

Louisiana-Pacific has a market capitalization of $3.33 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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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