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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.66
LPL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 2488 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. LPL: 0.66 )
LPL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.66

Equity to Asset 0.47
LPL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 2478 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. LPL: 0.47 )
LPL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.47

0.39
0.64
Interest Coverage 2.09
LPL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 76.29 vs. LPL: 2.09 )
LPL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.09   Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.09

2.09
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.37
M-Score: -3.38
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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Operating margin (%) 3.10
LPL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2464 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. LPL: 3.10 )
LPL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11.38   Max: 21.14
Current: 3.1

-11.38
21.14
Net-margin (%) 0.79
LPL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 2465 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. LPL: 0.79 )
LPL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.62   Max: 20.47
Current: 0.79

-12.62
20.47
ROE (%) 2.28
LPL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2428 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. LPL: 2.28 )
LPL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -21.18   Max: 36.57
Current: 2.28

-21.18
36.57
ROA (%) 0.95
LPL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 2466 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. LPL: 0.95 )
LPL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.59   Max: 16.6
Current: 0.95

-7.59
16.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.96
LPL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2460 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. LPL: 6.96 )
LPL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -9.3   Max: 27.47
Current: 6.96

-9.3
27.47
Revenue Growth (%) 14.80
LPL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. LPL: 14.80 )
LPL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 8.7   Max: 48.4
Current: 14.8

8.7
48.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 9.60
LPL's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. LPL: 9.60 )
LPL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.7   Max: 32.3
Current: 9.6

-13.7
32.3
EPS Growth (%) -40.10
LPL's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. LPL: -40.10 )
LPL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -40.1   Max: 15.9
Current: -40.1

-40.1
15.9
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

LPL Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 607,100 sh (+80.89%)
Sarah Ketterer 106,900 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2013

LPL Guru Trades in Q2 2013

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Jeremy Grantham 76,100 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 12,855 sh (New)
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Q3 2013

LPL Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Arnold Schneider 86,500 sh (+19.28%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Jim Simons 77,600 sh (-48.16%)
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Q4 2013

LPL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Arnold Schneider 545,540 sh (+530.68%)
Jim Simons 150,200 sh (+93.56%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LPL

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0024%$7.8 - $11.55 $ 13.938%0
George Soros 2011-06-30 New Buy$13.04 - $18.81 $ 13.9-15%16800
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 15.30
LPL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1771 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. LPL: 15.30 )
LPL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.48   Max: 65.13
Current: 15.3

2.48
65.13
P/B 1.00
LPL's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 2370 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. LPL: 1.00 )
LPL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 3057.7
Current: 1

0.61
3057.7
P/S 0.40
LPL's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 2534 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. LPL: 0.40 )
LPL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.74
Current: 0.4

0.27
2.74
PFCF 19.80
LPL's PFCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 16.38 vs. LPL: 19.80 )
LPL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 163.16
Current: 19.8

1.66
163.16
EV-to-EBIT 6.90
LPL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. LPL: 6.90 )
LPL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 18855.3
Current: 6.9

2.4
18855.3
PEG 3.20
LPL's PEG is ranked lower than
57% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 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 16.50
LPL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 25.60 vs. LPL: 16.50 )
LPL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.29   Max: 23.12
Current: 16.5

9.29
23.12

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.30
LPL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. LPL: 3.30 )
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3.3

Price/Tangible Book 1.00
LPL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 2297 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. LPL: 1.00 )
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 2713.32
Current: 1

0.74
2713.32
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
LPL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. LPL: 0.70 )
LPL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 4.53
Current: 0.7

0.48
4.53
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
LPL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 2361 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. LPL: 0.60 )
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 3.81
Current: 0.6

0.44
3.81
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.30
LPL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. LPL: 1.30 )
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.67
Current: 1.3

0.3
2.67
Price/Graham Number 0.90
LPL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 1701 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. LPL: 0.90 )
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1363.36
Current: 0.9

0.46
1363.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 14.40
LPL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2081 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. LPL: 14.40 )
LPL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 41.3
Current: 14.4

1.1
41.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 13.03
LPL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1318 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. LPL: 13.03 )
LPL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.8   Max: 21.7
Current: 13.03

-1.8
21.7

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Consumer Electronics
Compare:TOSYY, PHG, SNE, HAR, WHR » details
Traded in other countries:034220.Korea, LGA.Germany
LG Display Co., Ltd. was incorporated in 1985 under the laws of the Republic of Korea under the name of LG Soft, Ltd. On March 3, 2008, the Company changed its name to LG Display Co., Ltd. The Company is an innovator of thin-film transistor liquid crystal display, or TFT-LCD technology, and other display panel technologies, including organic light-emitting display, or OLED, and flexible display products. It manufactures display panels in a range of sizes and specifications mainly for use in televisions, notebook computers, desktop monitors and mobile products. It is also a supplier of high-definition television panels. It also manufactures TFT-LCD panels for other application products, such as mobile phones, including certain types of mobile phones commonly referred to as 'smartphones', certain types of tablet computers and industrial and other applications, including entertainment systems, automotives, portable navigation devices and medical diagnostic equipment. The Company manufactures TFT-LCD panels of various specifications that are integrated by its customers into mainly the following products: Televisions, which typically utilize large-size display panels ranging from 15 inches to 84-inches in size, including full high-definition television panels; Notebook computers, which typically utilize display panels ranging from 7 inches to 20.1-inches in size, including certain types of tablet computer. Desktop monitors, which typically utilize large-size display panels ranging from 15 inches to 30-inches in size and Other applications, which utilize an array of display panel sizes, ranging from small-size display panels, including handheld application products such as mobile phones, to medium- and large-size display panels, including industrial applications such as entertainment systems, portable navigation devices, e-paper, digital photo displays and medical diagnostic equipment. The Company's sales are conducted through its multi-channel sales and distribution network, including direct sales to end-brand customers and their system integrators, sales through its overseas subsidiaries and sales through its affiliated trading company, LG International, and its subsidiaries. Its main competitors in the industry include Samsung Display. Hydis Technologies, AU Optronics, Innolux, Chunghwa Picture Tubes, HannStar Display, BOE, China Star Optolectronics Technology, Japan Display, Sharp and Panasonic LCD.

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