LG Display (LPL) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows

Press coverage about LG Display (NYSE:LPL) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. LG Display earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.988125977802 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

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Several brokerages have recently commented on LPL. ValuEngine lowered shares of LG Display from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 23rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of LG Display from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 24th. Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of LG Display from an “underweight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Finally, CLSA upgraded shares of LG Display from an “underperform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $15.50.

Shares of LG Display (NYSE:LPL) traded down $0.44 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $11.87. 1,370,269 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 837,064. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a current ratio of 1.17. LG Display has a 52-week low of $11.86 and a 52-week high of $17.05. The firm has a market cap of $9,145.80, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.21, a P/E/G ratio of 0.74 and a beta of 0.68.

LG Display (NYSE:LPL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 23rd. The electronics maker reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.25 by ($0.20). LG Display had a return on equity of 12.40% and a net margin of 6.61%. The company had revenue of $6.41 billion during the quarter. analysts forecast that LG Display will post 1.19 EPS for the current fiscal 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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