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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 0.13
LPL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 2206 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. LPL: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LPL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.56 Max: N/A
Current: 0.13
Equity to Asset 0.52
LPL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 2187 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. LPL: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LPL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.52
0.39
0.64
Interest Coverage 17.45
LPL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 156.90 vs. LPL: 17.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LPL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.09  Med: 5.05 Max: 12.36
Current: 17.45
2.09
12.36
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 2.57
M-Score: -2.89
WACC vs ROIC
3.88%
11.22%
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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history
Operating margin (%) 7.49
LPL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. LPL: 7.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LPL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.3  Med: 4.52 Max: 10.67
Current: 7.49
-8.3
10.67
Net-margin (%) 4.65
LPL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2196 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. LPL: 4.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LPL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.52  Med: 3.98 Max: 9.37
Current: 4.65
-6.52
9.37
ROE (%) 11.55
LPL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2175 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. LPL: 11.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LPL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.41  Med: 8.24 Max: 18.17
Current: 11.55
-9.41
18.17
ROA (%) 5.94
LPL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2220 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. LPL: 5.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LPL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.02  Med: 4.32 Max: 10.07
Current: 5.94
-5.02
10.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.17
LPL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. LPL: 15.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LPL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.03  Med: 10.28 Max: 19.16
Current: 15.17
-8.03
19.16
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.90
LPL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1972 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. LPL: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LPL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
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
74% of the 1528 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. LPL: 18.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LPL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.7  Med: 10.25 Max: 29.8
Current: 18.2
-13.7
29.8
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2015

LPL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 165,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 4,022 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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Q3 2015

LPL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Sarah Ketterer 166,800 sh (+55.31%)
David Dreman 4,022 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 41,300 sh (-37.80%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 5.70
LPL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1541 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. LPL: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LPL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.48  Med: 14.19 Max: 65.13
Current: 5.7
2.48
65.13
Forward P/E 7.49
LPL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. LPL: 7.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 5.70
LPL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. LPL: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LPL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 13.98 Max: 65.13
Current: 5.7
2.5
65.13
P/B 0.62
LPL's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 2153 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. LPL: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LPL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.17 Max: 3057.7
Current: 0.62
0.61
3057.7
P/S 0.26
LPL's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 2180 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. LPL: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LPL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.55 Max: 2.87
Current: 0.26
0.26
2.87
PFCF 19.33
LPL's PFCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 14.36 vs. LPL: 19.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LPL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.07  Med: 14.25 Max: 62.02
Current: 19.33
2.07
62.02
POCF 2.58
LPL's POCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 1418 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 10.96 vs. LPL: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LPL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 3.05 Max: 19.41
Current: 2.58
1.24
19.41
EV-to-EBIT 5.98
LPL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. LPL: 5.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LPL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -132  Med: 8.40 Max: 18261.1
Current: 5.98
-132
18261.1
EV-to-EBITDA 2.20
LPL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
94% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9.39 vs. LPL: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LPL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 3.40 Max: 7522.4
Current: 2.2
1.1
7522.4
PEG 0.90
LPL's PEG is ranked higher than
64% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. LPL: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LPL' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.57 Max: 5.81
Current: 0.9
0.26
5.81
Shiller P/E 12.70
LPL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 24.90 vs. LPL: 12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LPL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.79  Med: 15.24 Max: 25.52
Current: 12.7
11.79
25.52
Current Ratio 1.43
LPL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. LPL: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LPL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.17 Max: 2.35
Current: 1.43
0.76
2.35
Quick Ratio 1.04
LPL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. LPL: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LPL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.01
Current: 1.04
0.52
2.01
Days Inventory 40.41
LPL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
78% of the 2146 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 73.25 vs. LPL: 40.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LPL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.28  Med: 31.10 Max: 37.74
Current: 40.41
26.28
37.74
Days Sales Outstanding 1.26
LPL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
99% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 77.66 vs. LPL: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LPL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.28  Med: 37.66 Max: 55.2
Current: 1.26
18.28
55.2
Days Payable 21.70
LPL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
89% of the 1905 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 58.87 vs. LPL: 21.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LPL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.56  Med: 65.91 Max: 122.96
Current: 21.7
22.56
122.96

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.57
LPL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
56% of the 2017 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. LPL: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LPL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 1.71 Max: 2.72
Current: 2.57
1.22
2.72
Dividend Payout 0.13
LPL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
89% of the 1359 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. LPL: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LPL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.48 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.13
Forward Dividend Yield 2.57
LPL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
51% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. LPL: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.57
LPL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
50% of the 2049 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. LPL: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LPL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 1.70 Max: 2.72
Current: 2.57
1.22
2.72

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.65
LPL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
82% of the 2099 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. LPL: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LPL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.28 Max: 2713.32
Current: 0.65
0.69
2713.32
Price/Projected FCF 0.83
LPL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. LPL: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LPL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.95 Max: 5.39
Current: 0.83
0.48
5.39
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.72
LPL's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
78% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. LPL: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.47
LPL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1974 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. LPL: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LPL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.13 Max: 4.86
Current: 0.47
0.5
4.86
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.62
LPL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. LPL: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LPL' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.16 Max: 3.06
Current: 0.62
0.31
3.06
Price/Graham Number 0.41
LPL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
92% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. LPL: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LPL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.90 Max: 40.87
Current: 0.41
0.43
40.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 16.70
LPL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. LPL: 16.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LPL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 8.85 Max: 47.5
Current: 16.7
0.5
47.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 4.90
LPL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1137 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.14 vs. LPL: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LPL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 8.20 Max: 25.1
Current: 4.9
0.4
25.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $26303
EPS $ 1.71
Beta0.33
Short Percentage of Float0.23%
52-Week Range $8.20 - 16.51
Shares Outstanding(Mil)715.63

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 1.62 1.22
EPS without NRI($) 1.62 1.22

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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