Wall Street analysts expect that LG Display Co., Ltd. (NYSE:LPL) will announce $0.53 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have provided estimates for LG Display Co.’s earnings. LG Display Co. posted earnings of $0.22 per share during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 140.9%. The firm is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings report on Monday, November 13th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that LG Display Co. will report full-year earnings of $2.64 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.61 to $2.67. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the company will post earnings of $1.71 per share. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that cover LG Display Co..

A number of research analysts have recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded LG Display Co. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 27th. BidaskClub downgraded LG Display Co. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. UBS AG downgraded LG Display Co. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. ValuEngine upgraded LG Display Co. from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Finally, Cowen and Company reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $20.40 target price on shares of LG Display Co. in a research report on Sunday, September 10th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.70.

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Shares of LG Display Co. (NYSE LPL) opened at 13.74 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $13.78 and a 200-day moving average of $14.10. The company has a market capitalization of $9.83 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.79 and a beta of 0.35. LG Display Co. has a one year low of $11.26 and a one year high of $17.05.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of LPL. Nationwide Fund Advisors lifted its position in LG Display Co. by 3.8% in the first quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 51,500 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $701,000 after buying an additional 1,900 shares during the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. lifted its position in LG Display Co. by 9.8% in the first quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 359,349 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $4,894,000 after buying an additional 32,087 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its position in LG Display Co. by 6,427.0% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 71,340 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $972,000 after buying an additional 70,247 shares during the last quarter. US Bancorp DE lifted its position in LG Display Co. by 6.5% in the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 7,794 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $106,000 after buying an additional 473 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its position in LG Display Co. by 1.1% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 13,964 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $191,000 after buying an additional 147 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 3.72% of the company’s stock.

About LG Display Co.

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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