4. As of noon trading, Louisiana-Pacific ( LPX) is up $0.27 (1.3%) to $21.68 on light volume Thus far, 347,110 shares of Louisiana-Pacific exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $21.18-$21.75 after having opened the day at $21.44 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $21.41.

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in manufacturing and distributing building products for new home construction, repair and remodeling, manufactured housing, and light industrial and commercial construction. Louisiana-Pacific has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 99.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 10.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Louisiana-Pacific a buy, 5 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Louisiana-Pacific as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including premium valuation and poor profit margins. Get the full Louisiana-Pacific Ratings Report now.

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