Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact LG Display (LPL) Share Price
News stories about LG Display (NYSE:LPL) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LG Display earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the electronics maker an impact score of 46.1743127361124 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
LG Display (NYSE:LPL) traded up $0.23 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $13.84. 1,232,463 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 854,077. The stock has a market capitalization of $9,739.72, a PE ratio of 4.16, a P/E/G ratio of 0.36 and a beta of 0.48. The company has a quick ratio of 1.07, a current ratio of 1.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27. LG Display has a twelve month low of $11.91 and a twelve month high of $17.05.
LPL has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of LG Display from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $20.40 price objective on shares of LG Display in a report on Sunday, September 10th. Nomura reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of LG Display in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of LG Display from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.50.
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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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