Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact LG Display (LPL) Stock Price
News coverage about LG Display (NYSE:LPL) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. LG Display earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 46.303958624321 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
LG Display (LPL) traded up $0.02 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $13.61. 1,007,700 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 662,088. The stock has a market capitalization of $9,646.69, a P/E ratio of 4.12, a P/E/G ratio of 0.36 and a beta of 0.48. LG Display has a 52-week low of $11.91 and a 52-week high of $17.05. The company has a current ratio of 1.40, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27.
A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on LPL shares. Cowen set a $16.00 price target on shares of LG Display and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of LG Display from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. BidaskClub upgraded shares of LG Display from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. Finally, Nomura reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of LG Display in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.50.
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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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