The Latest Correction Seems To Be Justified? Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX)

COOK GARY, Director, subtracted 654 shares of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) from its portfolio at the rate of $22.68 per share valuing $14,833 on May 29. The insider left behind 54,462 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 Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) was $24.87. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $25.03, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $25.19. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $24.57 and a 2nd Support Level at $24.27. Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) stock has gained $1.00, or 4.19%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $0.63, or 2.60%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $0.36, or 1.47%. This year-to-date, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) shares have gained $2.65, or 11.93%.

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 Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) stock, 60% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 25% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 0% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Hold .”

With 123,445 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $3,036,747K. Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) generates $2,828 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $394,600 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -11.40%, a 3-Year Total Return of 46.99%, and a 5-year Total Return of 69.76%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.135 per share on 05/20/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.25%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.54.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) reported earnings of $0.13 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.12 per share, representing a 0.01 difference and 10.17% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.19 represented a -0.07 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.26 per share, which was a 26.92% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.32 per share. This estimate came from a total of 3 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.50 and the low estimate was $0.23. In the year-ago quarter, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) generated per-share earnings of $1.08. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -70.37% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 8 purchases (30,311 shares in total) and 1 sale (654 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 22 insider buys amounting to 200,712 shares and 12 insider sales amounting to 37,253 shares. In the past full year, 26 insider purchases were made (involving 239,845 shares) and 16 insider sell-offs equivalent to 75,540 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) has a Current Ratio of 4.92, a Quick Ratio of 3.88 and a Cash Ratio of 3.36. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 20.70, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 17.15, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 14.00. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 20.40 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 16.90.