LG Display (NYSE:LPL) Receives News Sentiment Rating of 0.18

Headlines about LG Display (NYSE:LPL) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LG Display earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.0425203781474 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

A number of research firms have weighed in on LPL. Zacks Investment Research upgraded LG Display from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. Cowen set a $16.00 price target on LG Display and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, Nomura reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of LG Display in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. LG Display currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $15.50.

LG Display (NYSE:LPL) traded down $0.23 during trading on Friday, hitting $14.18. The stock had a trading volume of 975,160 shares, compared to its average volume of 760,070. LG Display has a 12 month low of $11.91 and a 12 month high of $17.05. The stock has a market cap of $10,140.00, a PE ratio of 4.23, a P/E/G ratio of 0.67 and a beta of 0.47. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a current ratio of 1.40.

LG Display (NYSE:LPL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The electronics maker reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.06. LG Display had a return on equity of 18.21% and a net margin of 10.02%. equities analysts forecast that LG Display will post 2.57 EPS for the current year.

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LG Display Company Profile

LG Display Co, Ltd. manufactures thin-film transistor liquid crystal display, organic light emitting diode and other display panel technologies. The Company manufactures display panels in a range of sizes and specifications primarily for use in televisions, notebook computers, desktop monitors, tablet computers and various other applications, including mobile devices.

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