Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect LG Display (LPL) Stock Price

Press coverage about LG Display (NYSE:LPL) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. LG Display earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the electronics maker an impact score of 47.2508404650338 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of LG Display from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of LG Display from an “underweight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. CLSA upgraded shares of LG Display from an “underperform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Cowen set a $16.00 price objective on shares of LG Display and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of LG Display from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $15.50.

LG Display (NYSE LPL) traded up $0.07 on Monday, hitting $14.49. 610,552 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 931,538. 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 12 month low of $11.91 and a 12 month high of $17.05. The firm has a market cap of $9,970.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.31, a PEG ratio of 0.84 and a beta of 0.61.

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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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