Analysts See $0.92 EPS for Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX)

July 13, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.50, from 1.5 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 26 investors sold Louisiana-Pacific Corporation shares while 112 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. 127.95 million shares or 3.45% less from 132.51 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
32,633 are owned by Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans. Oakbrook Invests Ltd Com invested in 0.02% or 10,950 shares. Glenmede Tru Na stated it has 296 shares. Northern Tru Corporation holds 2.27M shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund reported 0.01% stake. Gabelli Funds Limited Com has 600,000 shares. Moreover, Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys has 0.05% invested in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). Tennessee-based Patten Patten Inc Tn has invested 0.17% in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). Services Automobile Association holds 0.01% or 105,113 shares in its portfolio. Northcoast Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 1.05 million shares. Gsa Prns Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) for 45,534 shares. Alliancebernstein L P has invested 0.01% in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX). First Interstate Natl Bank owns 1,795 shares. Rothschild Investment Il has 61,675 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Company Can has 0.01% invested in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX).

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $784,385 activity. 18,885 shares were sold by Sherman Neil, worth $567,305 on Thursday, February 15.

Analysts expect Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) to report $0.92 EPS on August, 7.They anticipate $0.34 EPS change or 58.62 % from last quarter’s $0.58 EPS. LPX’s profit would be $133.57 million giving it 7.59 P/E if the $0.92 EPS is correct. After having $0.63 EPS previously, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation’s analysts see 46.03 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.01% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $27.93. About 951,622 shares traded. Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) has risen 28.26% since July 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.69% the S&P500.

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE:LPX), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Louisiana-Pacific had 10 analyst reports since January 24, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, April 2. The stock of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, February 13 by Scotia Capital. The stock of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) earned “Sell” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, April 24. As per Wednesday, February 14, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. DA Davidson upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, May 8 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Bank of America. The stock of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, April 12 by Scotia Capital. Stephens maintained Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) on Tuesday, February 13 with “Hold” rating.

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 $4.06 billion. It operates in four divisions: North America Oriented Strand Board; Siding; Engineered Wood Products; and South America. It has a 9.62 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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