Investors never know what to expect for Louisiana-Pacific
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts think investors should stand pat on Louisiana-Pacific, with eight of 13 analysts rating it hold. Analysts don't like Louisiana-Pacific as much as competitor Universal Forest Products overall. One out of four analysts rate Universal Forest Products a buy compared with three of 13 for Louisiana-Pacific.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $356.2 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a decline of 20.3% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is a loss of $0.16 per share. Estimates range from a loss of $0.22 to a loss of $0.07.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly backing the stock, with 91.5% awarding it an "outperform" rating. The community at large backs the All-Stars, with 85.1% granting it a rating of "outperform." Fools have embraced Louisiana-Pacific, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 89 posts in the past 30 days. Despite the majority sentiment in favor of Louisiana-Pacific, the stock has a middling CAPS rating of three out of five stars.
Revenue has now gone up for three straight quarters.
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