Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact LG Display (LPL) Stock Price

Media stories about LG Display (NYSE:LPL) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LG Display earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the electronics maker an impact score of 44.9395356708473 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Several research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of LG Display from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Nomura restated a “neutral” rating on shares of LG Display in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, Cowen set a $16.00 price target on shares of LG Display and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. LG Display presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $15.50.

Shares of LG Display (NYSE:LPL) traded up $0.62 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $14.40. 927,166 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 767,301. LG Display has a one year low of $11.91 and a one year high of $17.05. The stock has a market cap of $10,210.00, a PE ratio of 4.27, a PEG ratio of 0.64 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, beating the consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.06. LG Display had a net margin of 10.02% and a return on equity of 18.21%. research analysts anticipate that LG Display will post 2.57 earnings per share 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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