LG Display (NYSE: LPL ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 18. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict LG Display's revenues will grow 4.7% and EPS will turn positive
The average estimate for revenue is $6.33 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.23.
Last quarter, LG Display booked revenue of $6.11 billion. GAAP reported sales were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $5.46 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.01. GAAP EPS were $0.01 for Q1 versus -$0.32 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 10.4%, 510 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.2%, 560 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.1%, 220 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $26.97 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.05.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 304 members out of 328 rating the stock outperform, and 24 members rating it underperform. Among 68 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 61 give LG Display a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on LG Display is hold, with an average price target of $14.16.
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