Comparing the Two Top Stocks: Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX), Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF)

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX)

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) closed at $24.41 on the last trading session with an increase of 0.12%, whereas, it previously closed at $24.38. The company has a market capitalization of $3.06 Billion. The company traded shares of 3.23 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.91 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) produced diluted EPS of 2.74. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 2.41 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.22. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 8.5, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 2.41% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 5% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 17.6%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) is at 8.9 while the forward p/e is at 10.12. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) stands at 1.08 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 2.01. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 13.77. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) are reported at 3.9 and 4.9 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) stands at 15.4, 22.7 and 19.7 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) is reported at 2.83 Billion with income of 398.8 Million. The outstanding shares of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) are 125.21 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 94.7 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -6.06 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) is ticked at 0.3%, the figure is plummeted -1.05% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 31.33. The 52 week high of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) is placed at 32.16 and 52 week low is standing at 20.39.

Performance wise the shares of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) rose up 2.82% for the week, it also fell -4.16% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 11.51%. The shares decrease -10.19% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) shrinked -15.15% for the yearly performance.

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF)

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) closed at $19.27 on the last trading session with an increase of 2.55%, whereas, it previously closed at $18.79. The company has a market capitalization of $5.84 Billion. The company traded shares of 2.61 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 2.2 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) produced diluted EPS of 1.26. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 1.32 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.32. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 0, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 1.32% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 18% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 68.59%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) is at 15.32 while the forward p/e is at 14.6. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) stands at 0.83 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 0.59. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) are reported at 0 and 0 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) stands at 2.4, 11.2 and 0 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) is reported at 7.06 Billion with income of 443.6 Million. The outstanding shares of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) are 302.93 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 81.8 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -3.47 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) is ticked at 8%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 30. The 52 week high of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) is placed at 25.07 and 52 week low is standing at 16.20.

Performance wise the shares of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) rose up 4.67% for the week, it also fell -6.23% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 10.62%. The shares decrease -12.41% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) shrinked -15.22% for the yearly performance.