Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) traded with the volume of 1.46 Million Yesterday. The Stock Opened its session at $19.15 and closed at 18.77 by showing an decrease of -2.09 percent. Louisiana-Pacific Corp. has 1 year price target of 21.68. The stock gained a consensus recommendation of 2 on Zacks Investment Research where the scale runs from 1 to 5, 1 representing Strong buy and 5 showing Strong Sell. The company is expected to report its next EPS (earnings per share) on Nov 03 BMO.  The company reported its last quarter on Jun 16.

On Jun 16 Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.26/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.25/Share by the difference of $0.01. This showed the surprise of 4% in the last quarter earnings. For the Current Quarter, 4 analyst are projecting the mean EPS to be $0.26/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.27/share and a Low EPS of $0.25/share.

The 10 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Louisiana-Pacific Corp have a median target of 21.75, with a high estimate of 26.00 and a low estimate of 20.00. The median estimate represents a +15.88% increase from the last price of 18.77. (CNN MONEY)

Many Analysts provided their foresight on Revenue Estimates of Louisiana-Pacific Corp. where they believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $603.1 Million for the current quarter. According to their predictions High & Low revenue estimates are 634 Million and 560.9 Million respectively.

Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) topped its 52-week high price of $20.97 on Aug 5, 2016 and 52-Week Low Price of $13.31 on Feb 11, 2016. The Stock currently has the market capitalization of $2.73 Million, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 288.77 and Weekly volatility of 2.75%% and monthly volatility of 2.34%% respectively.

Louisiana-Pacific Corp. is currently showing 371.9% EPS growth this year. The Next Year EPS growth is 74.7%, Long term annual growth estimate of 5%, Annual EPS growth past 5 years of -47.26 percent. The Company currently has Insider ownership of 0.5 Percent and Institutional Ownership of 0 Percent. The Return on Assets stands at 0.4%, Return on Equity shows 0.8% and Return on Investment value is -3.4%.

Louisiana-Pacific Corp. Gross Margin percentage stands at 17.1% while its Operating Margin for trailing twelve month is 2.7 percent and Profit margin (ttm) is 0.4 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -3.26% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -3.26 percent. Currently, the company has SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 6.2 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 4.22 percent.

Many research firms have provided their ratings on Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) where Dundee provided Buyrating on the stock on 21-Jul-16. Other firms include DA Davidson giving Neutral rating on 12-Feb-16.

In the past 6 months, 0 Insider purchases and 3 Insider Sales were made in which 178898 shares were exchanged as Insider Sales.

The latest Insider trade was made on 7 Aug 2016 where Sherman (Neil) Officer did a transaction type “Sell” in which 13397 shares were traded at a price of $20. Another insider trade includes Officer Sherman (Neil) who also initiated a transaction in which 6446 shares were traded on 7 Aug 2016 as “Buy”.

Company Profile:

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation manufactures building materials and engineered wood products in the United States, Canada, Chile and Brazil. The Company’s products are used by homebuilders and light commercial builders. Louisiana-Pacific’s products include oriented strand board sheathing, flooring, radiant barrier panels, siding and trim, I-joists, laminated veneer lumber, laminated strand lumber and interior decorative moulding.