The Latest Correction Seems To Be Justified? Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI)

    Warburg Pincus Private Equity , 10% Owner, subtracted 12,300,000 shares of Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI) from its portfolio at the rate of $8.08 per share valuing $99,384,000 on Sep 27. The insider left behind 9,715,078 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI) was $2.63. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $2.67, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $2.71. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $2.57 and a 2nd Support Level at $2.51. Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI) stock has gained $0.05, or 1.94%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.73, or -21.73%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$0.45, or -14.61%. This year-to-date, Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI) shares have lost -$0.99, or -27.35%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI) stock, 60% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

    With 236,555 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $596,119K. Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI) generates $1,106 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $324,600 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -69.77%, a 3-Year Total Return of -76.68%, and a 5-year Total Return of -91.25%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI) reported earnings of $0.12 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.09 per share, representing a 0.03 difference and 38.09% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.16 represented a -0.08 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.24 per share, which was a 32.23% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.20 per share. This estimate came from a total of 8 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.33 and the low estimate was $0.13. In the year-ago quarter, Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI) generated per-share earnings of $0.25. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -20.00% .

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 9 purchases (1,063,902 shares in total) and 1 sale (3,757 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 29 insider buys amounting to 2,645,523 shares and 13 insider sales amounting to 217,824 shares. In the past full year, 43 insider purchases were made (involving 2,780,392 shares) and 14 insider sell-offs equivalent to 12,517,824 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI) has a Current Ratio of 0.96, a Quick Ratio of 0.96 and a Cash Ratio of 0.42. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 83.77, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 45.58, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 40.64. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 83.77 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 45.58.