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Louisiana-Pacific (LPX) Company Profile

Updated Dec 2, 2019
Louisiana-Pacific has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Louisiana-Pacific Corporation
Short Name:Louisiana-Pacific
Trading Ticker Symbol:LPX
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Tennessee, TN
Primary Industry Sector:Basic Industries
Seconday Sub-sector:Forest Products
Main Business Areas: Basic Industries, Forest Products, Basic Materials, Building Materials
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for Louisiana-Pacific

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Louisiana-Pacific as of writing:
Current Share Price:$29.02
Previous Year's Closing Price:$22.22
Percentage Price Change (YTD):30.6%
Market Cap:$3.41 billion
52-week Price Range:$20.39 - $30.34
Dividend Per Share:$0.54
EPS (TTM):0.48
Price-Earnings (Trailing):60.46
Price-Earnings (Forward):16.58

Company Profile and Business Description for Louisiana-Pacific

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, incorporated on July 20, 1972, is a manufacturer of building products. The Company's products are used in home construction, repair and remodeling, and outdoor structures. The Company operates in four segments, which include North America Oriented Strand Board (OSB), Siding, Engineered Wood Products (EWP) and South America. Its other products category includes its remaining timber and timberlands, and other minor products, services and closed operations. The Company operates in the United States, Canada, Chile and Brazil. It also markets and sells its products in light industrial and commercial construction. Its customers include wholesale distribution companies, two-step distributors, building materials professional dealers, retail home centers and shed producers.

North America Oriented Strand Board

The OSB segment manufactures and distributes OSB structural panel products. OSB products are made from wood strands arranged in layers and bonded with resin. OSB serves various uses as plywood, including roof decking, sidewall sheathing and floor underlayment.


The Siding segment offers two categories of products, which include SmartSide siding products and related accessories, and CanExel siding and accessories and other related products. Its SmartSide products consist of a line of wood-based sidings, trim, soffit and fascia. Its CanExel siding and accessory product offerings include various pre-finished lap and trim products in a range of patterns and textures. These products are used in construction, repair and remodeling and outdoor structures, such as sheds. Additionally, minor amounts of commodity OSB are produced and sold in this segment.

Engineered Wood Products

The Engineered Wood Products (EWP) segment manufactures and distributes laminated veneer lumber (LVL), I-Joists, laminated strand lumber (LSL) and other related products. This segment also includes the sale of I-Joist. A plywood mill associated with its LVL operations in British Columbia and minor amounts of commodity OSB are also included in this segment. Its engineered I-joists are used in residential and commercial flooring, and roofing systems and other structural applications.

South America

The South American segment manufactures and distributes OSB and siding products in South America and certain export markets. This segment also distributes and sells related products to augment the transition to wood frame construction.

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Peer / Competitor Companies of Forest Products Sector

Along with Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, the following other peer (competitor) companies also exist within the same Forest Products - Basic Industries sector whose company profile and dividend history is as follows:

▶ American Woodmark (AMWD): American Woodmark Corporation, incorporated on March 25, 1983, manufactures and distributes kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets. The Company offers framed stock cabinets in ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Deltic Timber (DEL): Deltic Timber Corporation, incorporated on September 4, 1996, is a vertically integrated natural resources company. The Company is engaged in the growing and harvesting of timber and the manufacturing and ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Enviva Partners LP (EVA): Enviva Partners, LP, incorporated on November 12, 2013, is a supplier of utility-grade wood pellets to power generators. The Company procures wood fiber and processes it into utility-grade wood pellets ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Koppers (KOP): Koppers Holdings Inc., incorporated on November 12, 2004, is a global integrated provider of treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals and carbon compounds. The Company operates through three segments: Railroad ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Masco (MAS): Masco Corporation, incorporated on June 15, 1962, designs, manufactures, markets and distributes branded home improvement and building products. The Company operates through four business segments: Plumbing Products, Decorative Architectural Products, ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Masonite International (DOOR): Masonite International Corporation is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of interior and exterior doors for the new construction and repair, renovation and remodeling sectors of the residential and non-residential building ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Norbord (OSB): Norbord Inc. manufactures and sells wood-based panels for retail chains, contractor supply yards, and industrial manufacturers primarily in North America and Europe. The company offers oriented strand boards fo....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Patrick Industries (PATK): Patrick Industries, Inc. (Patrick), incorporated on January 3, 1961, is a manufacturer of component products and distributor of building products and materials for the recreational vehicle (RV) and manufactured housing ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Ply Gem (PGEM): Ply Gem Holdings, Inc., incorporated on January 23, 2004, is a manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. The Company operates through two segments: Siding, Fencing, and Stone, and ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Trex (TREX): Trex Company, Inc., incorporated on September 4, 1998, is a manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing products. The Companys products are marketed under the brand name Trex and are manufactured ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Universal Forest Products (UFPI): Universal Forest Products, Inc., incorporated on February 9, 1955, is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, supplies wood, wood composite and other products to three primary markets, such ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

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