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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.52
LPL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 2648 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. LPL: 0.52 )
LPL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.52

Equity to Asset 0.49
LPL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 2625 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. LPL: 0.49 )
LPL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.49

0.39
0.64
Interest Coverage 3.04
LPL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 1634 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 115.19 vs. LPL: 3.04 )
LPL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.09   Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.04

2.09
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.44
M-Score: -2.43
WACC vs ROIC
7.98%
5.81%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.13
LPL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. LPL: 5.13 )
LPL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11.38   Max: 21.14
Current: 5.13

-11.38
21.14
Net-margin (%) 3.42
LPL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. LPL: 3.42 )
LPL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.62   Max: 20.47
Current: 3.42

-12.62
20.47
ROE (%) 8.34
LPL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2610 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.66 vs. LPL: 8.34 )
LPL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.38   Max: 45.62
Current: 8.34

-9.38
45.62
ROA (%) 4.10
LPL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2663 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. LPL: 4.10 )
LPL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5   Max: 19.87
Current: 4.1

-5
19.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.15
LPL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 2659 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9.56 vs. LPL: 11.15 )
LPL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -9.24   Max: 31.28
Current: 11.15

-9.24
31.28
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.30
LPL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1910 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. LPL: 2.30 )
LPL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 48.4
Current: 2.3

2.3
48.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 4.40
LPL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. LPL: 4.40 )
LPL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.7   Max: 32.3
Current: 4.4

-13.7
32.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -28.10
LPL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. LPL: -28.10 )
LPL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -40.1   Max: 15.9
Current: -28.1

-40.1
15.9
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

LPL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 21,459 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 11,339 sh (New)
Jim Simons 34,100 sh (-77.3%)
Arnold Schneider 21,424 sh (-96.07%)
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Q2 2014

LPL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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

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

Latest Guru Trades with LPL

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Arnold Schneider 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$12.76 - $15.59 $ 15.4712%0
Arnold Schneider 2014-03-31 Reduce -96.07%0.59%$10.69 - $12.76 $ 15.4730%21424
Arnold Schneider 2013-12-31 Add 530.68%0.51%$10.54 - $12.03 $ 15.4735%545540
Arnold Schneider 2013-06-30 New Buy0.08%$11.22 - $14.24 $ 15.4715%72518
Arnold Schneider 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.12%$11.79 - $16.79 $ 15.475%0
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0024%$7.8 - $11.55 $ 15.4753%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.60
LPL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 31.70 vs. LPL: 20.60 )
LPL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.48   Max: 65.13
Current: 20.6

2.48
65.13
Forward P/E 9.38
LPL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LPL: 9.38 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.50
LPL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 31.40 vs. LPL: 20.50 )
LPL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 65.13
Current: 20.5

2.5
65.13
P/B 1.10
LPL's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. LPL: 1.10 )
LPL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 3057.7
Current: 1.1

0.61
3057.7
P/S 0.50
LPL's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. LPL: 0.50 )
LPL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.74
Current: 0.5

0.27
2.74
POCF 5.21
LPL's POCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. LPL: 5.21 )
LPL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 17.88
Current: 5.21

1.1
17.88
EV-to-EBIT 10.12
LPL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 24.22 vs. LPL: 10.12 )
LPL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -145.6   Max: 18855.3
Current: 10.12

-145.6
18855.3
PEG 3.20
LPL's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LPL: 3.20 )
LPL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 29.23
Current: 3.2

0.25
29.23
Shiller P/E 42.90
LPL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LPL: 42.90 )
LPL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.36   Max: 45.24
Current: 42.9

9.36
45.24
Current Ratio 1.16
LPL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. LPL: 1.16 )
LPL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 2.39
Current: 1.16

0.76
2.39
Quick Ratio 0.81
LPL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. LPL: 0.81 )
LPL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.05
Current: 0.81

0.52
2.05
Days Inventory 37.02
LPL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
87% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 76.84 vs. LPL: 37.02 )
LPL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 26.29   Max: 37.78
Current: 37.02

26.29
37.78
Days Sales Outstanding 35.75
LPL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
99% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 81.88 vs. LPL: 35.75 )
LPL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 16.02   Max: 61.97
Current: 35.75

16.02
61.97

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.10
LPL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
79% of the 2802 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. LPL: 1.10 )
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 2713.32
Current: 1.1

0.74
2713.32
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.30
LPL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LPL: 2.30 )
LPL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 62.02
Current: 2.3

0.48
62.02
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
LPL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. LPL: 0.80 )
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 4.06
Current: 0.8

0.47
4.06
Price/Graham Number 1.00
LPL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. LPL: 1.00 )
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1363.36
Current: 1

0.46
1363.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.00
LPL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2643 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. LPL: 10.00 )
LPL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 41.3
Current: 10

1.1
41.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.02
LPL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.89 vs. LPL: 1.02 )
LPL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.1   Max: 24.3
Current: 1.02

-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 primarily 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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