LG Display (LPL) Downgraded by ValuEngine to “Buy”

ValuEngine cut shares of LG Display (NYSE:LPL) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday.

Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on LPL. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of LG Display from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Wednesday, January 24th. Nomura reissued a neutral rating on shares of LG Display in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Cowen set a $16.00 price target on shares of LG Display and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. CLSA raised shares of LG Display from an underperform rating to an outperform rating in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised shares of LG Display from an underweight rating to an overweight rating in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $15.50.

LG Display (NYSE:LPL) opened at $14.30 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $10,233.57, a PE ratio of 4.37, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.83 and a beta of 0.62. 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 fifty-two week low of $11.91 and a fifty-two week high of $17.05.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in LPL. LMR Partners LLP bought a new position in LG Display in the 4th quarter valued at about $13,744,000. Assetmark Inc. bought a new position in shares of LG Display during the third quarter worth approximately $4,970,000. Aperio Group LLC increased its holdings in shares of LG Display by 20.0% during the third quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 887,040 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $11,904,000 after purchasing an additional 147,601 shares during the period. Highbridge Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of LG Display during the third quarter worth approximately $1,611,000. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its holdings in shares of LG Display by 17.7% during the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 736,779 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $11,840,000 after purchasing an additional 110,776 shares during the period. 4.08% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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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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