Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) EPS Estimated At $0.53

January 17, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

 Louisiana Pacific Corporation (LPX) EPS Estimated At $0.53
Investors sentiment increased to 2.11 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 2.05 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 16 investors sold Louisiana-Pacific Corporation shares while 65 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 115 raised stakes. 132.87 million shares or 2.80% more from 129.25 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Moreover, Thrivent For Lutherans has 0% invested in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). Key Group Incorporated (Cayman) Limited invested in 0.16% or 52,800 shares. Swiss Comml Bank has 240,400 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. The Kansas-based Creative Planning has invested 0% in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). Dorsey Wright And Assocs holds 161,554 shares. Nwq Invest Management Com Ltd Llc has 481,588 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. Secor Cap Advsrs L P invested 0.46% in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). Menta Limited Liability invested in 39,500 shares. Gabelli Funds Llc accumulated 0.09% or 600,000 shares. 148,323 were accumulated by Convergence Investment Prtn Ltd Liability. Paloma has invested 0% in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). The Connecticut-based Lorber David A has invested 1.57% in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). 9,333 were reported by Hsbc Hldg Public Limited. Renaissance accumulated 0.09% or 2.68 million shares. Frontfour Cap Limited Com, Connecticut-based fund reported 309,924 shares.

Since September 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $297,325 activity. 5,871 shares were sold by Sims Michael, worth $158,869.

Analysts expect Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) to report $0.53 EPS on February, 14.They anticipate $0.30 EPS change or 130.43 % from last quarter’s $0.23 EPS. LPX’s profit would be $76.79 million giving it 13.04 P/E if the $0.53 EPS is correct. After having $0.70 EPS previously, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation’s analysts see -24.29 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.30% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $27.65. About 1.47 million shares traded. Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) has risen 29.07% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.37% the S&P500.

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE:LPX), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Louisiana-Pacific had 27 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Underperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, September 29. RBC Capital Markets maintained Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) rating on Wednesday, April 19. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $26 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $37.0 target in Sunday, October 29 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 12 by Vertical Research. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Wednesday, December 7 by Bank of America. The stock of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) earned “Buy” rating by ValuEngine on Friday, May 26. TD Securities maintained Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) on Friday, October 13 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Sell” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, November 9. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of LPX in report on Thursday, September 7 with “Hold” rating. The company was upgraded on Friday, September 4 by RBC Capital Markets.

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 $4.01 billion. It operates in four divisions: North America Oriented Strand Board; Siding; Engineered Wood Products; and South America. It has a 13.42 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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