LPX Stock Overview
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets building products primarily for use in new home construction, repair and remodeling, and outdoor structure markets.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$59.49|
|52 Week High||US$79.77|
|52 Week Low||US$49.98|
|1 Month Change||3.68%|
|3 Month Change||-13.63%|
|1 Year Change||-1.56%|
|3 Year Change||161.38%|
|5 Year Change||150.80%|
|Change since IPO||305.61%|
Recent News & Updates
Louisiana-Pacific declares $0.22 dividend
Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE:LPX) declares $0.22/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 1.42% Payable Sept. 1; for shareholders of record Aug. 18; ex-div Aug. 17. See LPX Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth.
|LPX||US Forestry||US Market|
Return vs Industry: LPX underperformed the US Forestry industry which returned 1.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LPX exceeded the US Market which returned -11.6% over the past year.
|LPX Average Weekly Movement||6.7%|
|Forestry Industry Average Movement||7.2%|
|Market Average Movement||7.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: LPX is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LPX's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets building products primarily for use in new home construction, repair and remodeling, and outdoor structure markets. It operates through four segments: Siding; Oriented Strand Board (OSB); Engineered Wood Products (EWP); and South America. The Siding segment offers LP SmartSide trim and siding products, LP SmartSide ExpertFinish trim and siding products, LP BuilderSeries lap siding products, and LP Outdoor Building Solutions; and engineered wood siding, trim, soffit, and fascia products.
Louisiana-Pacific Fundamentals Summary
|LPX fundamental statistics|
Is LPX overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LPX income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$2.73b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||18.17|
|Net Profit Margin||28.03%|
How did LPX perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.5%Current Dividend Yield
Does LPX pay a reliable dividends?See LPX dividend history and benchmarks
|Louisiana-Pacific dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Aug 17 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Sep 01 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||5 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||20 days|
Does LPX pay a reliable dividends?See LPX dividend history and benchmarks
Is LPX undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LPX?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is LPX's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does LPX's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|LPX PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: LPX is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (3.3x) compared to the peer average (9.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does LPX's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Forestry Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: LPX is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (3.3x) compared to the US Forestry industry average (3.7x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is LPX's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||3.3x|
|Fair PE Ratio||4.5x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: LPX is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (3.3x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.5x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of LPX when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: LPX ($59.49) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($17.97)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LPX is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.
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How is Louisiana-Pacific forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LPX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-47% per year).
Earnings vs Market: LPX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-47% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LPX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LPX's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-15.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LPX's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-15.4% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if LPX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Louisiana-Pacific performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LPX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LPX's current net profit margins (28%) are lower than last year (33.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LPX's earnings have grown significantly by 38.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LPX's earnings growth over the past year (8.5%) is below its 5-year average (38.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LPX earnings growth over the past year (8.5%) underperformed the Forestry industry 43.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LPX's Return on Equity (90%) is considered outstanding.
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How is Louisiana-Pacific's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LPX's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($464.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: LPX's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($596.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LPX has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: LPX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 27.9% to 23.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LPX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (468.2%).
Interest Coverage: LPX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (222.6x coverage).
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What is Louisiana-Pacific current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LPX's dividend (1.48%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.5%).
High Dividend: LPX's dividend (1.48%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.05%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, LPX has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LPX's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (5.2%), LPX's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (5.3%), LPX's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Brad Southern (62 yo)
Mr. William Bradley Southern, also known as Brad, has been Chief Executive Officer of Louisiana-pacific Corp. since July 1, 2017 and has been its Chairman since May 22, 2020. Mr. Southern serves as Directo...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Brad's total compensation ($USD9.44M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.58M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Brad's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: LPX's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LPX's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Louisiana-Pacific Corporation
- Ticker: LPX
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1972
- Industry: Forest Products
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: US$4.395b
- Shares outstanding: 73.87m
- Website: https://www.lpcorp.com
Number of Employees
- Louisiana-Pacific Corporation
- 414 Union Street
- Suite 2000
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/11 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/11 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.