Equities analysts expect that LG Display Co Ltd. (NYSE:LPL) will announce $0.54 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have issued estimates for LG Display Co’s earnings. The firm is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 26th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that LG Display Co will report full-year earnings of $1.50 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.28 to $1.71. For the next year, analysts expect that the company will report earnings of $0.89 per share. Zacks’ EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that cover LG Display Co.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. CLSA lowered LG Display Co from an “outperform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised LG Display Co from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, April 14th. Sanford C. Bernstein lowered LG Display Co from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Friday, March 3rd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Morgan Stanley lowered LG Display Co from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research report on Monday, February 6th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.06.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in LG Display Co by 1.1% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 13,964 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $191,000 after buying an additional 147 shares in the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in LG Display Co by 0.5% in the first quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 29,802 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $407,000 after buying an additional 159 shares in the last quarter. US Bancorp DE raised its stake in LG Display Co by 6.5% in the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 7,794 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $106,000 after buying an additional 473 shares in the last quarter. World Asset Management Inc raised its stake in LG Display Co by 1.4% in the first quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 44,580 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $607,000 after buying an additional 636 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Comerica Bank raised its stake in LG Display Co by 1.6% in the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 42,310 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $544,000 after buying an additional 680 shares in the last quarter. 3.22% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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LG Display Co (NYSE:LPL) traded up 0.31% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $12.88. 32,535 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $13.30 and its 200-day moving average price is $12.79. The company has a market capitalization of $9.22 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.53 and a beta of 0.75. LG Display Co has a 52 week low of $9.84 and a 52 week high of $14.36.

LG Display Co Company Profile

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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