LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA): Price and Financial Metrics

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA): $143.96

3.64 (+2.59%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where LPLA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 74.34% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LPLA is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • LPLA's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 28.23% of US stocks).

LPLA Stock Summary

  • LPLA has a market capitalization of $11,217,627,439 -- more than approximately 82.44% of US stocks.
  • LPL Financial Holdings Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 90.58% of US listed stocks.
  • LPLA's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 77.47% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to LPL Financial Holdings Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be GPS, ACGL, JELD, CROX, and ONEW.
  • LPLA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit LPL Financial Holdings Inc's official web site, go to

LPLA Valuation Summary

  • LPLA's price/sales ratio is 1.8; this is 45.45% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 130 months, LPLA's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.8.
  • LPLA's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.8 over the prior 130 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LPLA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LPLA 2017-06-06 0.9 4.1 18.9 11.0
LPLA 2016-03-17 0.5 3.0 12.7 8.5
LPLA 2016-02-22 0.4 2.0 9.9 7.1
LPLA 2016-01-04 0.9 4.3 21.2 12.9
LPLA 2014-09-26 1.1 4.4 26.5 16.1
LPLA 2011-02-09 1.0 3.4 39.7 17.7

LPLA Growth Metrics

  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -20.26%.
  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 27.39%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -51.62%.
Over the past 67 months, LPLA's revenue has gone up $1,756,884,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 6,115.86 469.175 446.619
2020-12-31 5,871.64 789.941 472.64
2020-09-30 5,738.252 577.769 487.768
2020-06-30 5,693.476 1,016.424 515.693
2020-03-31 5,716.574 969.814 560.123
2019-12-31 5,624.856 623.871 559.88

LPLA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LPLA, see our LPLA 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 $183.70 Average Broker Recommendation 1.46 (Moderate Buy)

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LPLA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $143.96 52-week high $159.74
Prev. close $140.32 52-week low $73.14
Day low $140.46 Volume 203,338
Day high $144.13 Avg. volume 593,538
50-day MA $139.97 Dividend yield 0.71%
200-day MA $123.99 Market Cap 11.51B

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) Company Bio

LPL Financial Holdings provides an integrated platform of brokerage and investment advisory services to independent financial advisors and financial advisors at financial institutions in the United States. The company was established in 1989 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

LPLA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$143.96$25.29 -83%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for LPL Financial Holdings Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that LPL Financial Holdings Inc ranked in the 18th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for LPL Financial Holdings Inc ended up being:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.75 years, is -0.01% -- higher than just 21.17% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • LPL Financial Holdings Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 22.45% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, LPL Financial Holdings Inc experienced a tax rate of about 17% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Financial Services), this tax rate is higher than 65.6% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Financial Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as LPLA, try MA, MN, PROS, MKTX, and PRAA.

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Latest LPLA News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about LPL Financial Holdings Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LPLA as an investment opportunity.

LPL Financial Welcomes Financial Advisors Kyle Smith and Michael Sandlin

Advisors open new Linsco by LPL Financial office in Raleigh, N.C.CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LPL Financial LLC (Nasdaq:LPLA) today announced that financial advisors Kyle Smith CFP® and Michael Sandlin CFP®, AAMS have joined LPL, affiliating with Linsco by LPL Financial, the firm’s employee advisor model. Smith and Sandlin reported having served approximately $740 million in advisory, brokerage and retirement plan assets*. They join LPL from Truist Investment Services, form

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Raymond James; Baird, LPL Financial; how Americans view advisors and other news of the week

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Financial Planning | July 23, 2021

LPL Financial Welcomes West End Advisory Group

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LPL Financial LLC (Nasdaq: LPLA) announced today that financial advisors Joe Roddy CFP ® , Steve Mayer CFP ® , and Laurie Elfrank of West End Advisory Group have joined LPL Financials broker-dealer, corporate registered investment advisor (RIA) and custodial platforms. The team reported having served approximately $170 million in advisory, brokerage and retirement plan assets*. They join LPL from Cetera Financial Group.

Intrado Digital Media | July 22, 2021

LPL Financial Signs $700 Million Morgan Stanley Team for Wirehouse Breakaway Unit

It’s the 10th team to form an independent practice with LPL Financial’s Strategic Wealth Services, which was created more than a year ago to entice away talent from the wirehouses.

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

Interactive Brokers (IBKR) Q2 Earnings Miss, Revenues Rise Y/Y

Interactive Brokers (IBKR) records a rise in revenues and lower expenses in the second quarter of 2021.

Yahoo | July 21, 2021

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LPLA Price Returns

1-mo 6.21%
3-mo -7.98%
6-mo 33.33%
1-year 79.30%
3-year 123.44%
5-year 481.17%
YTD 38.60%
2020 14.58%
2019 52.95%
2018 8.53%
2017 66.03%
2016 -14.18%

LPLA Dividends

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