Louisiana-Pacific (LPX) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Accern Reports

News coverage about Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE:LPX) has been trending positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news 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. Louisiana-Pacific earned a coverage optimism score of 0.34 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the construction company an impact score of 45.105894912536 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

LPX has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Louisiana-Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $33.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. Stephens began coverage on Louisiana-Pacific in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $30.00 price target on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating and issued a $37.00 target price on shares of Louisiana-Pacific in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Vertical Research upgraded Louisiana-Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Finally, Bank of America upgraded Louisiana-Pacific from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 24th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $30.00.

Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE LPX) opened at $28.44 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $4,120.00, a P/E ratio of 13.74, a PEG ratio of 2.65 and a beta of 1.62. Louisiana-Pacific has a 1 year low of $22.07 and a 1 year high of $31.07. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24, a current ratio of 5.25 and a quick ratio of 4.31.

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Louisiana-Pacific Company Profile

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation is a manufacturer of building products. The Company’s products are used in home construction, repair and remodeling, and outdoor structures. The Company operates in four segments, which include North America Oriented Strand Board (OSB), Siding, Engineered Wood Products (EWP) and South America.

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