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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 0.28
LPL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
82% of the 2189 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. LPL: 0.28 )
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: 0.28
Equity to Asset 0.54
LPL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 2102 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. LPL: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LPL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.54
0.39
0.64
Interest Coverage 12.36
LPL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 339.33 vs. LPL: 12.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LPL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.09  Med: 6.66 Max: 9999.99
Current: 12.36
2.09
9999.99
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 2.72
M-Score: -2.99
WACC vs ROIC
4.41%
12.63%
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 (%) 8.15
LPL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2180 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. LPL: 8.15 )
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: 8.15
-11.38
21.14
Net-margin (%) 5.31
LPL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2180 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. LPL: 5.31 )
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: 5.31
-12.62
20.47
ROE (%) 13.34
LPL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2164 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. LPL: 13.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LPL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.38  Med: 10.44 Max: 45.62
Current: 13.34
-9.38
45.62
ROA (%) 6.79
LPL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2203 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. LPL: 6.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LPL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5  Med: 5.31 Max: 19.87
Current: 6.79
-5
19.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.93
LPL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2198 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9.85 vs. LPL: 16.93 )
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: 16.93
-8.02
31.99
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.90
LPL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1551 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 1223 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 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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Guru Trades

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)
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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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Q2 2015

LPL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

David Dreman 4,022 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 165,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 66,400 sh (+117.70%)
Jim Simons 315,450 sh (+87.21%)
Sarah Ketterer 107,400 sh (+17.25%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 5.30
LPL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. LPL: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LPL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.48  Med: 14.10 Max: 65.13
Current: 5.3
2.48
65.13
Forward P/E 10.79
LPL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.48 vs. LPL: 10.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 5.30
LPL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. LPL: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LPL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.5  Med: 13.89 Max: 65.13
Current: 5.3
2.5
65.13
P/B 0.67
LPL's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 2137 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. LPL: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LPL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.22 Max: 3057.7
Current: 0.67
0.61
3057.7
P/S 0.28
LPL's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 2200 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. LPL: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LPL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.59 Max: 2.74
Current: 0.28
0.26
2.74
PFCF 11.13
LPL's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 16.22 vs. LPL: 11.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LPL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.66  Med: 13.29 Max: 163.16
Current: 11.13
1.66
163.16
POCF 2.50
LPL's POCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. LPL: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LPL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 3.45 Max: 17.88
Current: 2.5
1.1
17.88
EV-to-EBIT 5.33
LPL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 12.33 vs. LPL: 5.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LPL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -145.6  Med: 7.80 Max: 18855.3
Current: 5.33
-145.6
18855.3
PEG 0.98
LPL's PEG is ranked higher than
67% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. LPL: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LPL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.49 Max: 29.23
Current: 0.98
0.25
29.23
Shiller P/E 12.29
LPL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 20.66 vs. LPL: 12.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LPL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.32  Med: 17.17 Max: 44.71
Current: 12.29
9.32
44.71
Current Ratio 1.44
LPL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 2126 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. LPL: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LPL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.17 Max: 2.39
Current: 1.44
0.76
2.39
Quick Ratio 1.04
LPL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 2126 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. LPL: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LPL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.05
Current: 1.04
0.52
2.05
Days Inventory 38.77
LPL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
78% of the 2142 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 vs. LPL: 38.77 )
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: 38.77
26.29
37.78
Days Sales Outstanding 1.31
LPL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
99% of the 1866 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 72.78 vs. LPL: 1.31 )
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: 1.31
16.02
61.97

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.34
LPL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
60% of the 1948 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. LPL: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LPL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.22  Med: 1.58 Max: 2.72
Current: 2.34
1.22
2.72
Dividend Payout 0.12
LPL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
89% of the 1282 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) 2.34
LPL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1984 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. LPL: 2.34 )
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: 1.58 Max: 2.72
Current: 2.34
1.22
2.72

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.71
LPL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 2058 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. LPL: 0.71 )
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: 0.71
0.74
2713.32
Price/Projected FCF 0.85
LPL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. LPL: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.14 Max: 62.02
Current: 0.85
0.48
62.02
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.68
LPL's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
80% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. LPL: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.48
LPL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. LPL: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.09 Max: 4.33
Current: 0.48
0.5
4.33
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.62
LPL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. LPL: 0.62 )
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: 1.02 Max: 3.25
Current: 0.62
0.3
3.25
Price/Graham Number 0.40
LPL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
96% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. LPL: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LPL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.91 Max: 1363.36
Current: 0.4
0.46
1363.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 18.80
LPL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. LPL: 18.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LPL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 9.70 Max: 41.3
Current: 18.8
1.1
41.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.28
LPL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.01 vs. LPL: 5.28 )
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: 6.00 Max: 24.3
Current: 5.28
-2.1
24.3

Analyst Estimate

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EPS($) 3.00 2.74
EPS without NRI($) 3.00 2.74

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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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