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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: LG Display Co., Ltd., LPL

LG Display Co., Ltd., LPL is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Diversified Electronics in the sector of Technology. Based in South Korea, LG Display Co., Ltd., LPLĀ  has a market cap of 10016.84. Since its IPO date on the 7/22/2004, LG Display Co., Ltd., LPL performance year to date is 37.16%. Today LG Display Co., Ltd., LPL has gained -1.61%, with a current price of 14.09.

Ownership of the company is 51.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 3.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 0.50%, with return on investment at 6.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, LG Display Co., Ltd., LPL is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.29. While Total debt/equity is 0.41. With a profit margin of 0.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of 11.50%, and operating margin of 1.60%. LG Display Co., Ltd. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.4, while the quick ratio is 1.1.

For the last year LG Display Co., Ltd., LPL has seen a EPS growth of 6.90%. A performance for the year of 65.74%. The 52-week high is -1.88%, and the 52-week low is 71.83%. The average volume for LG Display Co., Ltd., LPL is 232421.

With a target price of 14, can LG Display Co., Ltd., LPL reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of LG Display Co., Ltd., LPL. LG Display Co., Ltd. has a P/E of 108.48 and a forward P/E of 15.11. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 11.54. LG Display Co., Ltd. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.42 and 0.96 respectively. For P/cash, LG Display Co., Ltd. has a value of 4.5, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 14.09, LG Display Co., Ltd. has a dividend yield of 1.47%. We see a return on equity of 0.90%.

Looking more long-term LG Display Co., Ltd., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.40%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 44.73% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 6.90% for this year and for the last five years a -3.00% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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