Recent analysts Ratings: Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI)


Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) will report its next earnings on 2-Nov-16. The company reported the earnings of $0.13/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.1/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.03/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 30%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Laredo Petroleum, Inc. and for the current quarter 27 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.12/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.05/share and a High Estimate of $0.18/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 20 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Laredo Petroleum, Inc. as 155.19 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Laredo Petroleum, Inc. is 108.3 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 206.4 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 150.34 Million.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for LPI to be 71.4%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 116.7%. For the next 5 years, Laredo Petroleum, Inc. is expecting Growth of 25.6% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -18.23% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Laredo Petroleum, Inc., where 2 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 7 analysts have given a Buy signal, 17 said it’s a HOLD, 2 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 26 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Laredo Petroleum, Inc. might touch $17 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $12.92 and $3 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Laredo Petroleum, Inc. got Downgrade on 13-Oct-16 where investment firm Credit Suisse Downgrade the stock from Neutral to Underperform.

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. closed its last trading session at $13.31 with the loss of -1.43%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 3.1 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $13.93 and 52-week low of $3.9. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 3.96% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 6.22% and 31.47% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Oct 6, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 19, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.7 and Average Volume (3 months) is 3.71 million. Laredo Petroleum, Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 34.8.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -104.6%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -697.6%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -150.3%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Laredo Petroleum, Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -2.53%, where Monthly Performance is 15.09%, Quarterly performance is 32.53%, 6 Months performance is 21.26% and yearly performance percentage is 3.72%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 64.21%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 3.60% and Monthly Volatility of 4.69%.