Company Stock Price of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) Increases 3.74%

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation stock performance trend indicates that the stock price has rallied 26.86% 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 31.17% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 57.33% . 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 12.53 compared to overall market.Louisiana-Pacific Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 67.74 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) has climbed 3.74% in the past week and advanced 0.57% in the last 4 weeks. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 3.49% in the past week but underperformed the index by 0.58% in the last 4 weeks.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.01 points or 0.04% at $24.7 with 1,968,587 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $24.76, the shares hit an intraday low of $24.58 and an intraday high of $24.85 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $3,565 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 144,316,810 shares. The 52-week high of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) is $24.94 and the 52-week low is $15.05.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Feb 9, 2017 to Top Pick, Raises Price Target to $ 26 from a previous price target of $25 .

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 21, 2017, William Bradley Southern (Chief Operating Officer) sold 15,660 shares at 24.55 per share price.On Feb 16, 2017, Michael Sims (SVP Sales and Marketing) sold 6,685 shares at 24.44 per share price.On Feb 15, 2017, Lizanne C Gottung (director) purchased 5,000 shares at 1.80 per share price.

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 8, 2017. The company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03. Analyst had a consensus of $0.20. The company had revenue of $550.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $517.02 million. The companys revenue was up 18.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.01 EPS.

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.


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