Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI): Price and Financial Metrics

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI): $48.09

0.54 (+1.14%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where LPI ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.39% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LPI is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • LPI's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 1.46% of US stocks).

LPI Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 1.1, LAREDO PETROLEUM INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 0.85% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for LAREDO PETROLEUM INC is higher than merely 3.91% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, LAREDO PETROLEUM INC is reporting a growth rate of -789.77%; that's higher than merely 2.19% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to LAREDO PETROLEUM INC are SMLP, BTU, TALO, AIV, and SITC.
  • LPI's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit LAREDO PETROLEUM INC's official web site, go to

LPI Valuation Summary

  • LPI's price/earnings ratio is 1.2; this is 86.59% lower than that of the median Energy stock.
  • LPI's price/earnings ratio has moved down 25 over the prior 134 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LPI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LPI 2022-12-30 0.4 0.9 1.2 2.3
LPI 2022-12-29 0.4 0.8 1.2 2.3
LPI 2022-12-28 0.4 0.8 1.1 2.3
LPI 2022-12-27 0.4 0.9 1.2 2.3
LPI 2022-12-23 0.4 0.9 1.2 2.3
LPI 2022-12-22 0.4 0.9 1.2 2.3

LPI Growth Metrics

    The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 27.22%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 39.51%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -92.8%.
Over the past 49 months, LPI's revenue has gone up $896,064,000.

The table below shows LPI's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 2,026.889 930.261 729.564
2022-06-30 1,942.025 847.981 528.873
2022-03-31 1,676.24 596.402 133.666
2021-12-31 1,394.075 496.671 145.008
2021-09-30 1,111.916 396.882 -237.2
2021-06-30 906.213 399.525 -611.464

LPI's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • LPI has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 71% of graded US stocks.
  • LPI's asset turnover comes in at 0.639 -- ranking 38th of 137 Petroleum and Natural Gas stocks.
  • CCLP, NBR, and FANG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LPI.

The table below shows LPI's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.639 0.611 -0.049
2021-06-30 0.577 0.571 -0.208
2021-03-31 0.454 0.538 -0.359
2020-12-31 0.361 0.463 -0.265
2020-09-30 0.340 0.505 -0.276
2020-06-30 0.323 0.553 -0.279

LPI Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LPI, see our LPI price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $80.56 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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LPI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $48.09 52-week high $120.86
Prev. close $47.55 52-week low $46.61
Day low $47.07 Volume 678,100
Day high $48.67 Avg. volume 672,250
50-day MA $58.46 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $70.81 Market Cap 808.59M

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI) Company Bio

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. focuses on the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties primarily in the Permian Basin in west Texas. The company was formerly known as Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Laredo Petroleum, Inc. in December 2013. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Latest LPI News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about LAREDO PETROLEUM INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LPI as an investment opportunity.

Laredo Petroleum Inc. (NYSE: LPI): Aiming For A Higher Share Price

Laredo Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:LPI) shares, rose in value on Friday, 12/30/22, with the stock price up by 1.78% to the previous day’s close as strong demand from buyers drove the stock to $51.42. Actively observing the price movement in the last trading, the stock closed the session at $50.52, falling within a range of $49.6479 … Laredo Petroleum Inc. (NYSE: LPI): Aiming For A Higher Share Price Read More »

Stocks Register | December 31, 2022

Cramer''s lightning round: I prefer Pioneer Natural Resources over Laredo Petroleum

"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he''s giving his answers to callers'' stock questions at rapid speed.

CNBC | December 21, 2022

Laredo Petroleum: Howard County Issues And Benefits

The problem with Howard County being one of the more profitable places to run an oil company is that too many people find out and issues crop up. For Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI), the fast payback of its wells there is an attraction because it is sky-high with breakeven times in months rather than years. But now that great return is threatened by competitive activity, causing production decreases due to fracking nearby and of course followed by a normal return to production. But the time value of money means the return gets lowered to still-decent levels and interr...

Long Player on Seeking Alpha | December 15, 2022

The Laredo Petroleum Inc. (LPI) had a good session last reading, didn’t it?

A share of Laredo Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:LPI) closed at $53.21 per share on Wednesday, down from $53.65 day before. While Laredo Petroleum Inc. has underperformed by -0.82%, investors are advised to look at stock chart patterns for technical insight. Within its last year performance, LPI fell by -11.66%, with highs and lows ranging from $120.86 […]

US Post News | December 15, 2022

Laredo Petroleum: Howard County Issues And Benefits (NYSE:LPI)

Howard County wells are more profitable than Laredo Petroleum legacy acreage. Click here to read my analysis of LPI stock.

Seeking Alpha | December 15, 2022

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LPI Price Returns

1-mo -6.48%
3-mo -24.45%
6-mo -27.64%
1-year -28.39%
3-year 39.80%
5-year -75.46%
YTD -6.48%
2022 -14.49%
2021 205.23%
2020 -65.68%
2019 -20.72%
2018 -65.88%

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