$0.67 EPS Expected for Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX)

April 21, 2018 - By Vivian Park

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.5 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.61, from 2.11 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 25 investors sold Louisiana-Pacific Corporation shares while 83 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 132.51 million shares or 0.27% less from 132.87 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Highbridge Ltd Liability Com invested 0.04% in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). Quantitative Invest Mgmt Ltd Liability Company has 0.06% invested in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). Oppenheimer And Communication has invested 0.01% in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 0.01% or 30,792 shares. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas accumulated 49,553 shares. 435,672 are owned by Gotham Asset Mgmt. Smith Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership accumulated 149,679 shares. Bankshares Of America Corporation De has invested 0% in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). Moreover, Virtu Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.03% invested in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas has 348,546 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Moreover, Natixis has 0% invested in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). Lucus Advsrs Limited Liability Company has invested 0.49% in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). Weaver C Barksdale & has invested 0.01% in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). Ameriprise Finance stated it has 0.02% in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). Proshare Advisors Ltd Com invested 0.01% in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX).

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $710,192 activity. Sherman Neil also sold $567,305 worth of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) on Thursday, February 15.

Analysts expect Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) to report $0.67 EPS on May, 4.They anticipate $0.34 EPS change or 103.03 % from last quarter’s $0.33 EPS. LPX’s profit would be $97.17M giving it 11.14 P/E if the $0.67 EPS is correct. After having $0.73 EPS previously, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation’s analysts see -8.22 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.32% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $29.85. About 902,187 shares traded. Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) has risen 20.35% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.80% the S&P500.

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE:LPX), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Louisiana-Pacific had 13 analyst reports since October 24, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Stephens maintained it with “Hold” rating and $31.0 target in Wednesday, January 10 report. The stock of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) earned “Underperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, February 14. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Sell” on Thursday, November 9. As per Thursday, April 12, the company rating was maintained by Scotia Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, April 2. Vertical Research upgraded Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) on Monday, November 6 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, February 13 by Scotia Capital. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 13 by Stephens. Bank of America upgraded the shares of LPX in report on Wednesday, January 24 to “Neutral” rating. On Sunday, October 29 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”.

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, makes and sells building products primarily for use in new home construction, repair and remodeling, and outdoor structures, as well as light industrial and commercial construction. The company has market cap of $4.33 billion. It operates in four divisions: North America Oriented Strand Board; Siding; Engineered Wood Products; and South America. It has a 11.22 P/E ratio. The firm offers structural panel products comprising plywood, including roof decking, sidewall sheathing, and floor underlayment; SmartSide siding products and related accessories, such as wood sidings, trim, soffit, and fascia; and CanExel siding and accessory products, including pre-finished lap and trim products.

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