Stock Price of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) Increases 1.95%

Stock price performance of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 10.81% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 5.8% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 34.21% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation has a positive value of 10.57 compared to overall market. Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.38% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.79%.The 200 Day SMA reached 3.81%

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 55.54 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) has climbed 1.95% in the past week and advanced 1.64% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.83% and the outperformance has advanced to 0.73% for the last 4 weeks period.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Dec 12, 2016, William Bradley Southern (Executive Vice President) sold 10,622 shares at 20.67 per share price.On Dec 12, 2016, Brian Eugene Luoma (Executive Vice President) sold 5,000 shares at 21.00 per share price.On Aug 10, 2016, Neil Sherman (SVP EWP) sold 13,397 shares at 20.00 per share price.

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Oct 31, 2016. The company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.04. Analyst had a consensus of $0.36. The company had revenue of $596.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $602.19 million. The companys revenue was up 28.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.12 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Louisiana-Pacific Corporation was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to Underperform on Dec 7, 2016.

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $19.26 and hit $19.95 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $19.89, with a gain of 3.92% or 0.75 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,322,145 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $21.16 and the company has a market cap of $2,829 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $13.31 .

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation manufactures building materials and engineered wood products in the United States, Canada, Chile and Brazil. The Companys products are used by homebuilders and light commercial builders. Louisiana-Pacifics 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.

Louisiana-Pacific

Share this post

Leave a Reply