Media headlines about LG Display Co. (NYSE:LPL) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LG Display Co. earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.1938889033879 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

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

Shares of LG Display Co. (LPL) traded up 1.49% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $12.96. 1,316,654 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.27 billion, a PE ratio of 4.44 and a beta of 0.36. The company’s 50 day moving average is $15.27 and its 200 day moving average is $13.87. LG Display Co. has a 1-year low of $11.26 and a 1-year high of $17.05.

LPL has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded shares of LG Display Co. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of LG Display Co. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, April 14th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of LG Display Co. from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 9th. Cowen and Company reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $20.40 price target on shares of LG Display Co. in a report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, UBS AG downgraded shares of LG Display Co. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. LG Display Co. currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.86.

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LG Display Co. Company Profile

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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