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

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI): $77.47

2.72 (+3.64%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where LPI ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.62% of US stocks.
  • LPI's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • LPI ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 4th percentile.

LPI Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 2.03, LAREDO PETROLEUM INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about merely 2.99% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for LAREDO PETROLEUM INC is higher than just 5.25% 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 -231.44%; that's higher than just 7.2% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to LAREDO PETROLEUM INC, a group of peers worth examining would be MPLN, OSG, BTU, WES, and CYXT.
  • LPI's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit LAREDO PETROLEUM INC's official web site, go to

LPI Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Energy stock, LPI's price/earnings ratio is 80.2% lower, now standing at 2.
  • Over the past 131 months, LPI's price/earnings ratio has gone down 24.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LPI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LPI 2022-09-30 0.6 1.6 2.0 3.3
LPI 2022-09-29 0.6 1.6 2.0 3.3
LPI 2022-09-28 0.5 1.6 2.0 3.3
LPI 2022-09-27 0.5 1.4 1.8 3.1
LPI 2022-09-26 0.5 1.3 1.7 3.1
LPI 2022-09-23 0.5 1.4 1.8 3.2

LPI Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 113.05%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 151.74%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 78.6%.
Over the past 33 months, LPI's revenue has gone up $1,107,579,000.

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
2022-06-30 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
2021-03-31 722.43 344.952 -1,024.258

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 $77.47 52-week high $120.86
Prev. close $74.75 52-week low $51.22
Day low $73.90 Volume 745,100
Day high $78.28 Avg. volume 822,278
50-day MA $71.23 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $74.13 Market Cap 1.34B

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 (LPI) Receives a Rating Update from a Top Analyst

In a report released today, John Freeman from Raymond James maintained a Buy rating on Laredo Petroleum (LPI - Research Report), with a price target of $95.00. The company's shares closed yesterday at $69.26.According to TipRanks, Freeman is a top 25 analyst with an average return of 36.8% and a 65.72% success rate. Freeman covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as Antero Resources, Devon Energy, and Laredo Petroleum.In addition to Raymond James, Laredo Petroleum also received a Buy from Siebert Williams Shank & Co's Gabriele Sorbara in a report issued yesterday. However, on the same day, J.P. Morgan maintained a Hold rating on Laredo Petroleum (NYSE: LPI).

Jason Carr on TipRanks | August 18, 2022

Siebert Williams Shank & Co Remains a Buy on Laredo Petroleum (LPI)

In a report released today, Gabriele Sorbara from Siebert Williams Shank & Co reiterated a Buy rating on Laredo Petroleum (LPI - Research Report), with a price target of $136.00. The company's shares closed yesterday at $65.71.Sorbara covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as Devon Energy, PDC Energy, and Callon. According to TipRanks, Sorbara has an average return of 13.7% and a 49.10% success rate on recommended stocks. The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Laredo Petroleum with a $124.67 average price target, representing an 89.73% upside.

Christine Brown on TipRanks | August 17, 2022

Laredo Petroleum Announces Divestiture of Howard County Non-Operated Properties for $110 Million

Proceeds To Support Equity and Debt Repurchase ProgramsTULSA, OK, Aug. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE: LPI) ("Laredo" or the "Company") today announced the signing of a purchase and sale agreement to divest certain non-operated properties in Howard County for $110 million, subject to customary closing price adjustments. The transaction is expected to close in October 2022, with an effective date of August 1, 2022. The non-operated assets comprise ~1,650 net acres and h

Yahoo | August 17, 2022

Is Laredo Petroleum, Inc.'s (NYSE:LPI) 78% ROE Better Than Average?

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Yahoo | August 7, 2022

Laredo Petroleum (LPI) Q2 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

At this time, I'd like to welcome everyone to the Laredo Petroleum, Inc. Q2 2022 earnings conference call. Joining me today are Jason Pigott, president and chief executive officer, Karen Chandler, senior vice president and chief operating officer, Bryan Lemmerman, senior vice president and chief financial officer, as well as additional members of our management team.

Yahoo | August 4, 2022

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LPI Price Returns

1-mo 11.37%
3-mo 14.28%
6-mo -6.83%
1-year -15.83%
3-year 86.23%
5-year -68.94%
YTD 28.84%
2021 205.23%
2020 -65.68%
2019 -20.72%
2018 -65.88%
2017 -24.96%

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