What Does MACD Oscillator Analysis predict about Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX)?


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) for the period of 9-Day stands at 53.93% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 51.84%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Sell”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation manufactures building materials and engineered wood products in the United States, Canada, Chile and Brazil. The Company’s products are used by homebuilders and light commercial builders. Louisiana-Pacific’s products include oriented strand board sheathing, flooring, radiant barrier panels, siding and trim, I-joists, laminated veneer lumber, laminated strand lumber and interior decorative moulding.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) opened the session at $26.57 and after going down -1.23% closed at $26.5. The stock lost -0.07 points in the last trade.

Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $26.28 and $26.86 during the previous active session. Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) traded with the volume of 1.53 Million with average volume of 2.02 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.51 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.64 and 42.33 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) is at 0.2% and the shares outstanding are 146.68 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) are discussed below:

Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 12.78 while Forward P/E shows the value of 12.49.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 2.56. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 1.51 and 2.61 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 4.58 and 13.87 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) stands at 4.3 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 5.3.

Return on Assets ROA of Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) is at 14.1% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) stand at 22.9% and 10.6% respectively.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -2.89% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -6.29%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 8.65% while six month performance of the shares of Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) remained bullish with the count of 11.63%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX) remained up at 51.26% and 39.99% respectively.