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

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI): $61.07

-2.51 (-3.95%)

POWR Rating

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  • LPI scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 99.98% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LPI is in Sentiment, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • LPI ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 13th percentile.

LPI Stock Summary

  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for LPI is currently 2.87, higher than only 9.18% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • LPI's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 97.05% of US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Laredo Petroleum Inc comes in at 105.86%, a number that bests 92.39% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Laredo Petroleum Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be MPLN, WES, NS, RIG, and GEL.
  • Visit LPI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

LPI Valuation Summary

  • LPI's price/earnings ratio is -1.6; this is 107.96% lower than that of the median Energy stock.
  • Over the past 118 months, LPI's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 38.6.
  • Over the past 118 months, LPI's price/sales ratio has gone down 8.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LPI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LPI 2021-09-03 1.1 -6.2 -1.6 -4.1
LPI 2021-09-02 1.0 -6.1 -1.5 -4.1
LPI 2021-09-01 1.0 -5.6 -1.4 -3.9
LPI 2021-08-31 1.0 -5.6 -1.4 -3.9
LPI 2021-08-30 0.9 -5.3 -1.3 -3.9
LPI 2021-08-27 0.9 -5.5 -1.4 -3.9

LPI Growth Metrics

    The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 8.47%.
  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at -73.49%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 87.56%.
LPI's revenue has moved up $831,572,000 over the prior 70 months.

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
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
2020-12-31 677.192 383.39 -874.173
2020-09-30 707.249 381.826 -949.962

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 $61.07 52-week high $99.26
Prev. close $63.58 52-week low $36.25
Day low $59.40 Volume 556,400
Day high $64.09 Avg. volume 830,836
50-day MA $74.14 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $69.17 Market Cap 1.06B

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: Likely Shift From Shopping To Production

Laredo Petroleum (LPI) has been acquiring acreage that was more profitable than the acreage that the company already had. Now, strong current market prices of commodities may slow that strategy. But oil and gas always move in cycles. So that strategy is still viable for the long term. But the...

Long Player on Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

Why Laredo Petroleum (LPI) Might be Well Poised for a Surge

Laredo Petroleum (LPI) shares have started gaining and might continue moving higher in the near term, as indicated by solid earnings estimate revisions.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Why Fast-paced Mover Laredo Petroleum (LPI) Is a Great Choice for Value Investors

Laredo Petroleum (LPI) made it through our 'Fast-Paced Momentum at a Bargain' screen and could be a great choice for investors looking for stocks that have gained strong momentum recently but are still trading at reasonable prices.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. 2021 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by Laredo Petroleum, Inc. in conjunction with their 2021 Q4 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 23, 2022

Laredo Petroleum (LPI) Q4 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Joining me today are Jason Pigott, president and chief executive officer; Karen Chandler, senior vice president and chief operations officer; and Bryan Lemmerman, senior vice president and chief financial officer, as well as other additional members of our management team. During today's call, we'll be making forward-looking statements.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

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LPI Price Returns

1-mo -24.17%
3-mo -11.29%
6-mo 0.13%
1-year 23.30%
3-year -7.75%
5-year -76.38%
YTD 1.56%
2021 205.23%
2020 -65.68%
2019 -20.72%
2018 -65.88%
2017 -24.96%

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