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Louisiana-Pacific (LPX) Competitors

$92.34
+0.52 (+0.57%)
(As of 05/21/2024 ET)

LPX vs. TREX, TMHC, CHX, IBP, MTH, FLR, AAON, AZEK, SUM, and ALTR

Should you be buying Louisiana-Pacific stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Louisiana-Pacific include Trex (TREX), Taylor Morrison Home (TMHC), ChampionX (CHX), Installed Building Products (IBP), Meritage Homes (MTH), Fluor (FLR), AAON (AAON), AZEK (AZEK), Summit Materials (SUM), and Altair Engineering (ALTR). These companies are all part of the "construction" sector.

Louisiana-Pacific vs.

Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE:LPX) and Trex (NYSE:TREX) are both mid-cap construction companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, valuation, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, community ranking, profitability and dividends.

94.7% of Louisiana-Pacific shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.0% of Trex shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of Louisiana-Pacific shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Trex shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Trex has a net margin of 20.60% compared to Louisiana-Pacific's net margin of 9.74%. Trex's return on equity of 35.33% beat Louisiana-Pacific's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Louisiana-Pacific9.74% 20.87% 13.24%
Trex 20.60%35.33%23.34%

In the previous week, Trex had 13 more articles in the media than Louisiana-Pacific. MarketBeat recorded 20 mentions for Trex and 7 mentions for Louisiana-Pacific. Louisiana-Pacific's average media sentiment score of 1.07 beat Trex's score of 0.63 indicating that Louisiana-Pacific is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Louisiana-Pacific
5 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Trex
8 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Trex received 92 more outperform votes than Louisiana-Pacific when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 55.93% of users gave Louisiana-Pacific an outperform vote while only 55.40% of users gave Trex an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Louisiana-PacificOutperform Votes
344
55.93%
Underperform Votes
271
44.07%
TrexOutperform Votes
436
55.40%
Underperform Votes
351
44.60%

Louisiana-Pacific has a beta of 1.87, meaning that its share price is 87% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Trex has a beta of 1.6, meaning that its share price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Louisiana-Pacific currently has a consensus target price of $83.89, indicating a potential downside of 9.15%. Trex has a consensus target price of $89.47, indicating a potential upside of 1.79%. Given Trex's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Trex is more favorable than Louisiana-Pacific.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Louisiana-Pacific
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.44
Trex
2 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33

Trex has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Louisiana-Pacific. Louisiana-Pacific is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Trex, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Louisiana-Pacific$2.58B2.57$178M$3.6425.37
Trex$1.23B7.77$205.38M$2.3337.73

Summary

Trex beats Louisiana-Pacific on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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LPX vs. The Competition

MetricLouisiana-PacificLumber & wood products, except furniture IndustryConstruction SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$6.62B$4.28B$8.06B$18.16B
Dividend Yield1.15%0.90%1.93%3.43%
P/E Ratio25.3725.1724.7726.10
Price / Sales2.572.703.6510.75
Price / Cash18.5215.8216.2015.96
Price / Book4.284.895.395.17
Net Income$178M$76.07M$480.28M$974.43M
7 Day Performance0.32%-2.05%-1.17%0.09%
1 Month Performance26.08%17.60%6.50%5.63%
1 Year Performance50.61%13.10%32.24%21.91%

Louisiana-Pacific Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
TREX
Trex
1.9411 of 5 stars
$88.49
+1.0%
$89.47
+1.1%
+55.4%$9.62B$1.09B37.981,765
TMHC
Taylor Morrison Home
2.3139 of 5 stars
$59.77
+0.8%
$58.20
-2.6%
+33.4%$6.32B$7.46B8.552,800Positive News
CHX
ChampionX
3.8142 of 5 stars
$34.38
-0.1%
$40.33
+17.3%
+26.0%$6.55B$3.76B18.687,100Dividend Announcement
Positive News
IBP
Installed Building Products
4.4211 of 5 stars
$231.65
+1.5%
$229.30
-1.0%
+89.5%$6.59B$2.78B26.2010,600Insider Selling
MTH
Meritage Homes
2.6854 of 5 stars
$181.81
+1.0%
$178.25
-2.0%
+47.0%$6.60B$6.32B8.481,838Dividend Announcement
Analyst Forecast
FLR
Fluor
3.0386 of 5 stars
$38.75
0.0%
$44.00
+13.5%
+47.2%$6.63B$15.47B22.5330,187
AAON
AAON
2.9107 of 5 stars
$75.40
-0.1%
N/A+89.0%$6.20B$1.17B35.123,856
AZEK
AZEK
2.7852 of 5 stars
$45.69
+2.3%
$44.83
-1.9%
+93.2%$6.75B$1.37B57.842,236Positive News
SUM
Summit Materials
4.3562 of 5 stars
$40.72
+1.4%
$46.73
+14.8%
+24.1%$7.14B$2.99B18.185,300Positive News
ALTR
Altair Engineering
3.4517 of 5 stars
$86.75
+1.5%
$94.60
+9.0%
+29.8%$7.20B$612.70M963.893,200Insider Selling

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This page (NYSE:LPX) was last updated on 5/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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