News articles about LG Display Co. (NYSE:LPL) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LG Display Co. earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.3305001207573 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of LG Display Co. (LPL) opened at 14.11 on Thursday. LG Display Co. has a 52-week low of $11.26 and a 52-week high of $17.05. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $13.89 and its 200-day moving average price is $13.96. The company has a market capitalization of $10.10 billion, a P/E ratio of 5.02 and a beta of 0.35.

Several research firms recently issued reports on LPL. BidaskClub upgraded LG Display Co. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. ValuEngine upgraded LG Display Co. from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 9th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded LG Display Co. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 29th. Cowen and Company restated a “buy” rating and issued a $20.40 price target on shares of LG Display Co. in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Finally, UBS AG downgraded LG Display Co. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.86.

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About LG Display Co.

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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