Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE: LPX) started the day on June 29, 2020, with a price increase of 5.64% at $25.10. During the day, the stock rose to $25.21 and sunk to $23.90 before settling in for the price of $23.76 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, LPX posted a 52-week range of $12.97-$34.35.
In the past 5-years timespan, the Industrials sector firm’s annual sales growth was 3.60%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 39.90%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -101.50%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $112.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $111.41 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $2.81 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $22.21, while the 200-day Moving Average is $25.65.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 4800 employees. It has generated 481,250 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -1,042. The stock had 15.84 Receivables turnover and 1.06 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +12.99, operating margin was +3.33 and Pretax Margin of -1.00.
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Building Products & Equipment Industry. Louisiana-Pacific Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.70%, in contrast to 97.50% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on May 17, this organization’s Director sold 4,000 shares at the rate of 21.29, making the entire transaction reach 85,160 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 49,784. Preceding that transaction, on May 07, Company’s Director bought 5,000 for 20.96, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 104,800. This particular insider is now the holder of 9,754 in total.
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 3/30/2020, the organization reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $0.31) by $0.03. This company achieved a net margin of -0.22 while generating a return on equity of -0.37. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.2 per share during the current fiscal year.
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -101.50% and is forecasted to reach 1.53 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 5.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 39.90% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE: LPX) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 3.20. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 1.19. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $3137.50, and its Beta score is 1.70. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.22.
In the same vein, LPX’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 0.01, a figure that is expected to reach 0.10 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 1.53 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE: LPX), its last 5-days Average volume was 1.82 million that shows progress from its year to date volume of 1.61 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 57.96% While, its Average True Range was 1.20.
Raw Stochastic average of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 57.54%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 77.99% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 62.20% that was lower than 106.42% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.