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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.32
LPL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 2169 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. LPL: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LPL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.56 Max: N/A
Current: 0.32
Equity to Asset 0.52
LPL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. LPL: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LPL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.50 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.52
0.39
0.64
Interest Coverage 12.36
LPL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 1261 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 271.97 vs. LPL: 12.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LPL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.09  Med: 7.40 Max: 9999.99
Current: 12.36
2.09
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.64
M-Score: -2.61
WACC vs ROIC
4.33%
11.81%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.20
LPL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2162 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. LPL: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LPL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11.38  Med: 5.09 Max: 21.14
Current: 7.2
-11.38
21.14
Net-margin (%) 5.17
LPL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2162 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. LPL: 5.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LPL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.62  Med: 4.96 Max: 20.47
Current: 5.17
-12.62
20.47
ROE (%) 13.03
LPL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2138 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. LPL: 13.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LPL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.38  Med: 10.44 Max: 45.62
Current: 13.03
-9.38
45.62
ROA (%) 6.49
LPL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2183 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. LPL: 6.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LPL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5  Med: 5.31 Max: 19.87
Current: 6.49
-5
19.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.71
LPL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2178 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9.59 vs. LPL: 15.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LPL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -8.02  Med: 13.12 Max: 31.99
Current: 15.71
-8.02
31.99
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.90
LPL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1463 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. LPL: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LPL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 2.3  Med: 14.80 Max: 48.4
Current: 2.9
2.3
48.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 18.20
LPL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. LPL: 18.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LPL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.7  Med: 9.40 Max: 32.3
Current: 18.2
-13.7
32.3
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

LPL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Steven Cohen 114,400 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Arnold Schneider Sold Out
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Q3 2014

LPL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 466,898 sh (+308.13%)
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Q4 2014

LPL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 120,200 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 14,600 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 59,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q1 2015

LPL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jeremy Grantham 30,500 sh (+108.90%)
Sarah Ketterer 91,600 sh (+53.95%)
Jim Simons 168,500 sh (+40.18%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 6.14
LPL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1529 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 18.10 vs. LPL: 6.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LPL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.48  Med: 14.28 Max: 65.13
Current: 6.14
2.48
65.13
Forward P/E 11.15
LPL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.43 vs. LPL: 11.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 6.20
LPL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1533 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 18.00 vs. LPL: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LPL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.5  Med: 14.19 Max: 65.13
Current: 6.2
2.5
65.13
P/B 0.75
LPL's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 2112 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. LPL: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LPL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.23 Max: 3057.7
Current: 0.75
0.61
3057.7
P/S 0.32
LPL's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 2148 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. LPL: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LPL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.60 Max: 2.74
Current: 0.32
0.27
2.74
POCF 3.24
LPL's POCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 13.69 vs. LPL: 3.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LPL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 3.56 Max: 17.88
Current: 3.24
1.1
17.88
EV-to-EBIT 5.13
LPL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 1559 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 14.03 vs. LPL: 5.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LPL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -145.6  Med: 7.90 Max: 18855.3
Current: 5.13
-145.6
18855.3
PEG 1.24
LPL's PEG is ranked higher than
56% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. LPL: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LPL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.54 Max: 29.23
Current: 1.24
0.25
29.23
Shiller P/E 13.24
LPL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 22.62 vs. LPL: 13.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LPL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.31  Med: 17.21 Max: 44.64
Current: 13.24
9.31
44.64
Current Ratio 1.29
LPL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 2100 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. LPL: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LPL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.16 Max: 2.39
Current: 1.29
0.76
2.39
Quick Ratio 0.92
LPL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 2100 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. LPL: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LPL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.85 Max: 2.05
Current: 0.92
0.52
2.05
Days Inventory 38.08
LPL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
80% of the 2120 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 71.74 vs. LPL: 38.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LPL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 26.29  Med: 32.51 Max: 37.78
Current: 38.08
26.29
37.78
Days Sales Outstanding 1.34
LPL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
99% of the 1855 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 vs. LPL: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LPL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 16.02  Med: 34.23 Max: 61.97
Current: 1.34
16.02
61.97

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.06
LPL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
56% of the 1897 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. LPL: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LPL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.22  Med: 1.55 Max: 2.72
Current: 2.06
1.22
2.72
Dividend Payout 0.12
LPL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
89% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. LPL: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LPL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.48 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.12
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.04
LPL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1940 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. LPL: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LPL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.22  Med: 1.55 Max: 2.72
Current: 2.04
1.22
2.72

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.80
LPL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. LPL: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.29 Max: 2713.32
Current: 0.8
0.74
2713.32
Price/Projected FCF 1.21
LPL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. LPL: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.17 Max: 62.02
Current: 1.21
0.48
62.02
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.79
LPL's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
78% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. LPL: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.54
LPL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 2031 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. LPL: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.09 Max: 4.26
Current: 0.54
0.49
4.26
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.21
LPL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. LPL: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.26 Max: 3.25
Current: 1.21
0.3
3.25
Price/Graham Number 0.46
LPL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
95% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. LPL: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.92 Max: 1363.36
Current: 0.46
0.46
1363.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 19.63
LPL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2138 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. LPL: 19.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LPL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 9.60 Max: 41.3
Current: 19.63
1.1
41.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 2.77
LPL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. LPL: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LPL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -2.1  Med: 6.30 Max: 24.3
Current: 2.77
-2.1
24.3

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Consumer Electronics
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LG Display Co Ltd were incorporated in 1985 under the laws of the Republic of Korea under the original name of LG Soft, Ltd. The Company thin-film transistor liquid crystal display, or TFT-LCD, technology and other display panel technologies, including OLED technology. The Company manufactures display panels in a range of sizes and specifications for use in televisions, notebook computers, desktop monitors, tablet computers and various other applications, including mobile devices. It also manufacture TFT-LCD panels for industrial and other applications, including entertainment systems, automotive displays, portable navigation devices and medical diagnostic equipment. It operates a total of thirteen panel fabrication facilities, including expansions to certain facilities, located in its Display Clusters in Gumi and Paju, Korea. The Companys competitors are Samsung Display and Hydis Technologies in Korea, Japan Display, Sharp and Panasonic LCD in Japan, AU Optronics, Innolux, Chunghwa Picture Tubes and HannStar Display in Taiwan; BOE and China Star Optoelectronics in China.
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