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

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI): $74.15

-0.91 (-1.21%)

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  • Momentum is the dimension where LPI ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.59% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LPI is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • LPI ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

LPI Stock Summary

  • Laredo Petroleum Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than only 1.31% of US listed stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Laredo Petroleum Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 3.08% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, LPI is more volatile than 96.83% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Laredo Petroleum Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be RGS, VBFC, FGBI, GCBC, and MRBK.
  • 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/sales ratio is 25% lower, now standing at 1.2.
  • LPI's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down $36.6 over the prior 116 months.
  • Over the past 116 months, LPI's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down $36.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LPI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LPI 2018-08-29 1.8 2.0 3.6 4.6
LPI 2017-01-27 6.4 18.2 -2.8 -4.3
LPI 2015-07-16 3.1 1.0 8.9 6.5
LPI 2012-11-28 4.8 3.0 23.0 16.2
LPI 2012-09-28 5.5 3.4 26.7 17.3
LPI 2012-09-07 5.7 3.6 27.7 17.7

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 $63.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.65 (Moderate Buy)

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LPI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $74.15 52-week high $75.42
Prev. close $75.06 52-week low $7.71
Day low $71.72 Volume 138,426
Day high $75.42 Avg. volume 564,212
50-day MA $49.75 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $28.11 Market Cap 956.46M

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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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) Surges 5.8%: Is This an Indication of Further Gains?

Laredo Petroleum (LPI) was a big mover last session on higher-than-average trading volume. The latest trend in earnings estimate revisions might help the stock continue moving higher in the near term.

Yahoo | June 21, 2021

Laredo Petroleum May Now Generate Over $250 Million In Positive Cash Flow In 2022

imaginima/E+ via Getty Images Laredo Petroleum (LPI) made a couple major moves as it attempts to transition to a more oil-heavy producer. It acquired Sabalo Energy's assets for $715 million while divesting a 37.5% working interest in its PDP legacy assets for $405 million. These combined deals appear to be...

Elephant Analytics on Seeking Alpha | June 15, 2021

Laredo Petroleum Consensus Indicates Potential -5.2% Downside

Laredo Petroleum found using ticker (LPI) now have 9 analysts in total covering the stock. The consensus rating is ''Buy''. The target price ranges between 93 and 43 calculating the mean target price we have 63. Now with the previous closing price of 66.48 this would imply there is a potential downside of -5.2%. The 50 day moving average now sits at 47.33 and the 200 day moving average is 32.63. The company has a market cap of $858m. You can visit the company''s website by visiting: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="LPI" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] Laredo Petroleum, an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties in the Permian Basin of West Texas, the United St...

DirectorsTalk | June 10, 2021

Shares of Laredo Petroleum Inc. (LPI) Rise Above Previous 52-Week High

Shares of Laredo Petroleum Inc. (LPI) Rise Above Previous 52-Week High Shares of Laredo Petroleum Inc. (LPI) Rise Above Previous 52-Week High The post Shares of Laredo Petroleum Inc. (LPI) Rise Above Previous 52-Week High appeared first on Oil & Gas 360 .

Oil & Gas 360 | June 7, 2021

Laredo Petroleum: Incoming Oil Production

Photo by GlobalStock/E+ via Getty Images Laredo Petroleum (LPI) acquired some properties at decent prices recently. Management is solely developing those new properties which will change the percentage of oil produced throughout the fiscal year. That rising oil percentage of production should benefit cash flow as long as oil prices...

Long Player on Seeking Alpha | June 4, 2021

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LPI Price Returns

1-mo 43.20%
3-mo 156.66%
6-mo 258.04%
1-year 375.63%
3-year -59.83%
5-year -67.65%
YTD 276.40%
2020 -65.68%
2019 -20.72%
2018 -65.88%
2017 -24.96%
2016 76.97%

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