LG Display (LPL) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds

Media headlines about LG Display (NYSE:LPL) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive 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 assigned news articles about the electronics maker an impact score of 44.9395356708473 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

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

LG Display (LPL) opened at $14.91 on Thursday. 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 has a fifty-two week low of $11.91 and a fifty-two week high of $17.05. The company has a market cap of $10,834.70, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.56, a PEG ratio of 0.87 and a beta of 0.47.

LPL has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded LG Display from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, December 27th. Cowen set a $16.00 target price on LG Display and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Nomura restated a “neutral” rating on shares of LG Display in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. CLSA raised LG Display from an “underperform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised LG Display from an “underweight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $15.50.

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About LG Display

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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