Lpl Financial Earnings Estimate

LPLA
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USD 181.23  3.25  1.76%   

Many public companies, such as Lpl Financial, manage the perception of their earnings on a regular basis to make sure that analyst estimates are accurate. Future earnings calculations are also an essential input when attempting to value a firm. By analyzing Lpl Financial's earnings estimates, investors can diagnose different trends across Lpl Financial's analyst sentiment over time as well as compare current estimates against different timeframes.
Lpl Financial is projected to generate 6.93 in earnings per share on the 31st of December 2021. Lpl Financial earnings estimates module stress-tests analyst consensus about projected Lpl Financial Holdings EPS (Earning Per Share) to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on its historical volatility. Additionally, see Stocks Correlation.
  
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The current year Profit Margin is expected to grow to 0.07, whereas Gross Profit is forecasted to decline to about 2.2 B.
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Lpl Financial Earnings Estimation Breakdown

Calculation of earning per share of Lpl Financial Holdings is based on official Zacks consensus of 4 analysts regarding Lpl Financial future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 90.48%, the future earnings per share of Lpl Financial is estimated to be 6.93 with the lowest and highest values of 6.86 and 7.03, respectively. Please note that this consensus of annual earnings estimates for Lpl Financial Holdings is an estimate of EPS before non-recurring items and including employee stock options expenses
  Current EPS 5.68
6.86
Lowest
Expected EPS 6.93
7.03
Highest

Lpl Financial Earnings Projection Consensus

Suppose the current estimates of Lpl Financial's value are higher than the current market price of the Lpl Financial stock. In this case, investors may conclude that Lpl Financial is overpriced and will exhibit bullish sentiment. On the other hand, if the present value is lower than the stock price, analysts may conclude that the market undervalues the equity. These scenarios may suggest that the market is not as efficient as it should be at the estimation time, and Lpl Financial's stock will quickly adjusts to the new information provided by the consensus estimate.
Number of AnalystsHistorical AccuracyCurrent EPSEPS Estimate for 31st of December 2021

4

90.48%

5.68

6.93

Lpl Financial Earnings History

Earnings estimate consensus by Lpl Financial Holdings analysts from Wall Street is used by the market to judge Lpl Financial's stock performance. The investors also use these earnings estimates to evaluate and project the stock performance into the future in order to make their investment decisions. However, we recommend analyzing not only Lpl Financial's upcoming profit reports and earnings-per-share forecasts but also compare them to our different valuation methods.

Lpl Financial Quarterly Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA

267.24 Million

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The current year Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit is expected to grow to about 2.5 B, whereas Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT is forecasted to decline to about 665.1 M. Lpl Financial Weighted Average Shares is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Weighted Average Shares was at 80 Million. The current year Weighted Average Shares Diluted is expected to grow to about 83.1 M, whereas Issuance Purchase of Equity Shares is forecasted to decline to (51.8 M).
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Lpl Financial's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Lpl Financial in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
178.38181.36184.34
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Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
163.11194.80197.78
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Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
189.50192.48195.46
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7 Analysts
Consensus
LowTarget PriceHigh
184.00202.57228.00
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Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Lpl Financial. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Lpl Financial's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Lpl Financial's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Lpl Financial Holdings.
Note that many institutional investors and large investment bankers can move markets due to the volume of Lpl Financial assets they manage. They also follow analysts to some degree and often drive overall investor sentiments towards Lpl Financial. With so many stockholders watching consensus numbers, the difference between actual and projected earnings is one of the most critical factors driving Lpl Financial stock price in the short term.

Lpl Financial Earnings per Share Projection vs Actual

Actual Earning per Share of Lpl Financial refers to what the company shows during its earnings calls or quarterly reports. The Expected EPS is what analysts covering Lpl Financial Holdings predict the company's earnings will be in the future. The higher the earnings per share of Lpl Financial, the better is its profitability. While calculating the Earning per Share, we use the weighted ratio, as the number of shares outstanding can change over time.

Lpl Financial Estimated Earnings per Share

For an investor who is primarily interested in generating an income out of investing in entities such as Lpl Financial, the EPS ratio can tell if the company is intending to increase its current dividend. Although EPS is an essential tool for investors, it should not be used in isolation. EPS of Lpl Financial should always be considered in relation to other companies to make a more educated investment decision.

Lpl Financial Quarterly Analyst Estimates and Surprise Metrics

Earnings surprises can significantly impact Lpl Financial's stock price both in the short term and over time. Negative earnings surprises usually result in a price decline. However, it has been seen that positive earnings surprises lead to an immediate rise in a stock's price and a gradual increase over time. This is why we often hear news about some companies beating earning projections. Financial analysts spend a large amount of time predicting earnings per share (EPS) along with other important future indicators. Many analysts use forecasting models, management guidance, and additional fundamental information to derive an EPS estimate.
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Fiscal Date
Estimated EPS
Reported EPS
Surprise
2022-04-28
2022-03-311.81.950.15
2022-02-03
2021-12-311.511.630.12
2021-10-28
2021-09-301.26481.26-0.0048
2021-07-29
2021-06-301.35791.460.1021
2021-04-29
2021-03-311.2841.590.30623 
2021-02-04
2020-12-311.1961.380.18415 
2020-10-29
2020-09-301.10641.290.183616 
2020-07-30
2020-06-301.18511.270.0849
2020-04-30
2020-03-311.51351.920.406526 
2020-01-30
2019-12-311.46071.530.0693
2019-10-24
2019-09-301.47541.570.0946
2019-07-25
2019-06-301.58891.710.1211
2019-05-02
2019-03-311.49031.790.299720 
2019-01-31
2018-12-311.26741.360.0926
2018-10-25
2018-09-301.12141.190.0686
2018-07-26
2018-06-301.07341.30.226621 
2018-05-03
2018-03-310.73451.010.275537 
2018-02-01
2017-12-310.37140.690.318685 
2017-10-26
2017-09-300.59760.630.0324
2017-07-27
2017-06-300.65590.740.084112 
2017-04-27
2017-03-310.36550.520.154542 
2017-02-09
2016-12-310.36520.460.094825 
2016-11-02
2016-09-300.39230.580.187747 
2016-07-28
2016-06-300.430.530.123 
2016-04-28
2016-03-310.430.570.1432 
2016-02-11
2015-12-310.3820.28-0.10226 
2015-10-29
2015-09-300.540.550.01
2015-08-05
2015-06-300.640.650.01
2015-04-30
2015-03-310.620.640.02
2015-02-19
2014-12-310.610.660.05
2014-10-30
2014-09-300.50.48-0.02
2014-07-30
2014-06-300.610.610
2014-04-23
2014-03-310.720.69-0.03
2014-02-11
2013-12-310.580.630.05
2013-10-30
2013-09-300.520.560.04
2013-07-31
2013-06-300.60.610.01
2013-04-25
2013-03-310.550.640.0916 
2013-02-06
2012-12-310.480.50.02
2012-10-31
2012-09-300.440.470.03
2012-07-31
2012-06-300.560.49-0.0712 
2012-04-30
2012-03-310.540.560.02
2012-02-07
2011-12-310.460.44-0.02
2011-10-26
2011-09-300.450.460.01
2011-07-27
2011-06-300.50.520.02
2011-04-25
2011-03-310.480.520.04
2011-02-07
2010-12-310.40.420.02
2010-12-01
2010-09-30None0.2587None

About Lpl Financial Earnings Estimate

The earnings estimate module is a useful tool to check what professional financial analysts are assuming about the future of Lpl Financial earnings. We show available consensus EPS estimates for the upcoming years and quarters. Investors can also examine how these consensus opinions have evolved historically. We show current Lpl Financial estimates, future projections, as well as estimates 1, 2, and three years ago. Investors can search for a specific entity to conduct investment planning and build diversified portfolios. Please note, earnings estimates provided by Macroaxis are the average expectations of expert analysts that we track. If a given stock such as Lpl Financial fails to match professional earnings estimates, it usually performs purely. Wall Street refers to that as a 'negative surprise.' If a company 'beats' future estimates, it's usually called an 'upside surprise.'
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Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit2.3 B2.5 B
Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT705.7 M665.1 M
Earnings per Basic Share 5.75  4.95 
Earnings per Diluted Share 5.63  4.85 
Price to Earnings Ratio 27.84  23.27 
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA936.4 M859.7 M
Earnings before Tax601.3 M560 M
LPL Financial Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides an integrated platform of brokerage and investment advisory services to independent financial advisors and financial advisors at financial institutions in the United States. LPL Financial Holdings Inc. was founded in 1989 and is based in San Diego, California. Lpl Financial operates under Capital Markets classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. It employs 6051000 people.

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Is Lpl Financial's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Lpl Financial. If investors know Lpl Financial will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Lpl Financial listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
0.031
Market Capitalization
14.5 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.21
Return On Assets
0.0682
Return On Equity
0.29
The market value of Lpl Financial Holdings is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Lpl Financial that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Lpl Financial's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Lpl Financial's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Lpl Financial's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Lpl Financial's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Lpl Financial's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Lpl Financial value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Lpl Financial's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.