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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.32
LPL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 2176 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. LPL: 0.32 )
LPL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: N/A
Current: 0.32

Equity to Asset 0.52
LPL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. LPL: 0.52 )
LPL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39   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 1267 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 468.50 vs. LPL: 12.36 )
LPL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.09   Max: 9999.99
Current: 12.36

2.09
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.72
M-Score: -2.61
WACC vs ROIC
5.37%
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 : 7/10

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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 2168 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. LPL: 7.20 )
LPL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11.38   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 2168 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. LPL: 5.17 )
LPL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.62   Max: 20.47
Current: 5.17

-12.62
20.47
ROE (%) 13.03
LPL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2146 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. LPL: 13.03 )
LPL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.38   Max: 45.62
Current: 13.03

-9.38
45.62
ROA (%) 6.49
LPL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2189 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. LPL: 6.49 )
LPL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5   Max: 19.87
Current: 6.49

-5
19.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.17
LPL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2183 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. LPL: 16.17 )
LPL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -9.24   Max: 31.28
Current: 16.17

-9.24
31.28
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.90
LPL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. LPL: 2.90 )
LPL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 48.4
Current: 2.9

2.3
48.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 18.20
LPL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LPL: 18.20 )
LPL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.7   Max: 32.3
Current: 18.2

-13.7
32.3
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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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
Arnold Schneider 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

Jim Simons 120,200 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 59,500 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 14,600 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) 7.50
LPL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 18.30 vs. LPL: 7.50 )
LPL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.48   Max: 65.13
Current: 7.5

2.48
65.13
Forward P/E 15.17
LPL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
50% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.22 vs. LPL: 15.17 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 7.70
LPL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1526 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. LPL: 7.70 )
LPL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 65.13
Current: 7.7

2.5
65.13
P/B 0.90
LPL's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 2121 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. LPL: 0.90 )
LPL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 3057.7
Current: 0.9

0.61
3057.7
P/S 0.40
LPL's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 2157 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LPL: 0.40 )
LPL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.74
Current: 0.4

0.27
2.74
POCF 4.04
LPL's POCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1530 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 12.36 vs. LPL: 4.04 )
LPL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 17.88
Current: 4.04

1.1
17.88
EV-to-EBIT 4.98
LPL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 1562 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. LPL: 4.98 )
LPL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -145.6   Max: 18855.3
Current: 4.98

-145.6
18855.3
PEG 1.54
LPL's PEG is ranked higher than
52% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. LPL: 1.54 )
LPL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 29.23
Current: 1.54

0.25
29.23
Shiller P/E 16.30
LPL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LPL: 16.30 )
LPL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.31   Max: 45
Current: 16.3

9.31
45
Current Ratio 1.29
LPL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 2113 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. LPL: 1.29 )
LPL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.76   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 2113 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. LPL: 0.92 )
LPL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.52   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 2130 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 71.89 vs. LPL: 38.08 )
LPL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 26.29   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 1865 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 70.75 vs. LPL: 1.34 )
LPL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 16.02   Max: 61.97
Current: 1.34

16.02
61.97

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.60
LPL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
68% of the 1449 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LPL: 1.60 )
LPL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 2.72
Current: 1.6

1.22
2.72
Dividend Payout 0.12
LPL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
87% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. LPL: 0.12 )
LPL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.12

Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.60
LPL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1491 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. LPL: 1.60 )
LPL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 2.72
Current: 1.6

1.22
2.72

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.00
LPL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 2046 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 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) 1.40
LPL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
64% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LPL: 1.40 )
LPL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 62.02
Current: 1.4

0.48
62.02
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
LPL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 2086 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. LPL: 0.70 )
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 4.19
Current: 0.7

0.48
4.19
Price/Graham Number 0.70
LPL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
92% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. LPL: 0.70 )
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1363.36
Current: 0.7

0.46
1363.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 20.30
LPL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2150 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. LPL: 20.30 )
LPL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 41.3
Current: 20.3

1.1
41.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.21
LPL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
53% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.85 vs. LPL: 3.21 )
LPL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.1   Max: 24.3
Current: 3.21

-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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