Stock To Watch: LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $26.69 on LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $0.40 a share for the upcoming quarter and $1.79 for the current fiscal. Technical View The technical analysis of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. is $25.20, and stock is hovering -3.82 or -15.15% distant from $25.20. It is noted that the 200-day MA is $27.68, and LPL Financial Holdings Inc. stock is $-6.30 or -22.75% off from this point. LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) 52-week high is $48.18 and the 52-week low is $15.38. This explains if the stock moves $-26.80, it will post a 52-week high. In event of $+39.01% points decline, a 52-week low will be hit. Taking the Valuation Aspect To emphasize the valuation of LPL Financial Holdings Inc., shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) ratio came in at 12.08. The stock last ended the trading session at $21.38 and registered a market cap of $1.90B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) PEG ratio is at 0.81.

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