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Louisiana-Pacific About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (LPX)

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/23/18, Louisiana-Pacific Corp (Symbol: LPX) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.13, payable on 3/13/18. As a percentage of LPX's recent stock price of $29.11, this dividend works out to approximately 0.45%.

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from LPX is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.79% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of LPX shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Louisiana-Pacific Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, LPX's low point in its 52 week range is $22.07 per share, with $31.07 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $28.99.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, LPX makes up 3.38% of the PowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio ETF (Symbol: PYZ) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, Louisiana-Pacific Corp shares are currently up about 1.6% on the day.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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