Laredo Petroleum Stock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy Laredo Petroleum stock? (NYSE:LPI). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

  • This company is making money at a great rate!
  • This stock is available at a great discount!
  • This company has wild ups and downs.
  • This company is less known than others.
  • This company pays no dividend.

Inside the LPI Numbers

LPI Price
(Laredo Petroleum stock price per share)
[?] LPI Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
[?] LPI Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety) $349.01
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 70% lower than other Energy stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 76% lower than other Oil & Gas E&P stocks
[?] Cash Yield 66.94%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 526%

This stock has short interest! This means that people have shorted it.

Why does that matter? They've made a bet that price will decrease from where they bought it. Maybe there are financial problems, or maybe there's a value play.

As of the latest analysis, there are 1,899,084 shares shorted. With 15,592,460 shares available for purchase and an average trading volume over the past 10 trading days of 742,250, it would take at least 2.559 days for all of the short holders to cover their shorts.

Is Laredo Petroleum Stock on Sale?

We believe that Laredo Petroleum may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?

Even better, Laredo Petroleum looks like a stock on sale. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you may be looking at a bargain. Keep this stock in mind as you put together your portfolio! See Before You Buy for your next steps (and read our disclaimer about investing risk).

Should You Buy LPI Stock?

Does Laredo Petroleum have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.