NASDAQ:LPSN - LivePerson Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$19.60 -0.28 (-1.41 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$19.88
Today's Range$19.57 - $20.04
52-Week Range$10.80 - $27.40
Volume194,190 shs
Average Volume348,362 shs
Market Capitalization$1.22 billion
P/E Ratio-326.67
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.9
LivePerson, Inc. provides mobile and online business messaging solutions that power digital communication between brands and consumers. It operates in two segments, Business and Consumer. The Business segment facilitates real-time online interactions, such as chat, voice, and content delivery across multiple channels and screens for corporations of various sizes. The Consumer segment facilitates online transactions between independent service providers and individual consumers seeking information and knowledge via mobile and online messaging. The company offers LiveEngage, an enterprise-class and cloud-based platform, which enables businesses and consumers to connect through conversational interfaces. It also provides professional services and value-added business consulting services. The company sells its products through direct and indirect sales channels to Fortune 500 companies, Internet businesses, online merchants, small to medium-sized businesses, automotive dealers, universities, libraries, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations. It operates in the United States, Canada, Latin America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific regions. LivePerson, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LPSN
CUSIP53814610
Phone212-609-4200

Debt

Current Ratio1.32
Quick Ratio1.32

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$218.88 million
Price / Sales5.68
Cash Flow$0.2361 per share
Price / Cash Flow83.00
Book Value$2.35 per share
Price / Book8.34

Profitability

Net Income$-18,190,000.00
Net Margins-9.21%
Return on Assets-3.20%

Miscellaneous

Employees981
Market Cap$1.22 billion
OptionableOptionable

LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is LivePerson's stock symbol?

LivePerson trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LPSN."

How were LivePerson's earnings last quarter?

LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The technology company reported ($0.03) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.03). The technology company earned $64.21 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $62.55 million. LivePerson had a negative return on equity of 5.32% and a negative net margin of 9.21%. LivePerson's quarterly revenue was up 13.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.05 EPS. View LivePerson's Earnings History.

When is LivePerson's next earnings date?

LivePerson is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for LivePerson.

What guidance has LivePerson issued on next quarter's earnings?

LivePerson updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.01-0.03 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.07. The company issued revenue guidance of $63.9-65.9 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $64.08 million.LivePerson also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $0.05-0.07 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for LPSN?

7 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for LivePerson's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.56 to $32.00. On average, they anticipate LivePerson's share price to reach $26.26 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for LivePerson.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for LivePerson?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LivePerson in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for LivePerson.

Has LivePerson been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LPSN stock has trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. LivePerson earned a news impact score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the technology company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of LivePerson's key competitors?

Who are LivePerson's key executives?

LivePerson's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert P. LoCascio, Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 50)
  • Ms. Monica L. Greenberg, Exec. VP of Corp. Devel. & Strategic Alliances and Gen. Counsel (Age 50)
  • Mr. Daryl J. Carlough, Sr. VP of Global & Corp. Controller (Age 48)
  • Mr. Christopher E. Greiner, Chief Financial Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Alexander Spinelli, Chief Technology Officer (Age 46)

Who are LivePerson's major shareholders?

LivePerson's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%). Company insiders that own LivePerson stock include Daniel Richard Murphy, Daryl Carlough, David Vaskevitch, Dustin Dean, Eran Vanounou, Monica L Greenberg, Peter Block and Robert P Locascio. View Institutional Ownership Trends for LivePerson.

Which institutional investors are selling LivePerson stock?

LPSN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold LivePerson company stock in the last year include Daniel Richard Murphy, Daryl Carlough, Eran Vanounou, Monica L Greenberg, Peter Block and Robert P Locascio. View Insider Buying and Selling for LivePerson.

Which institutional investors are buying LivePerson stock?

LPSN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View Insider Buying and Selling for LivePerson.

How do I buy shares of LivePerson?

Shares of LPSN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is LivePerson's stock price today?

One share of LPSN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.60.

How big of a company is LivePerson?

LivePerson has a market capitalization of $1.22 billion and generates $218.88 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-18,190,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.06) on an earnings per share basis. LivePerson employs 981 workers across the globe.

What is LivePerson's official website?

The official website for LivePerson is http://www.liveperson.com.

How can I contact LivePerson?

LivePerson's mailing address is 475 10TH AVENUE 5TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10018. The technology company can be reached via phone at 212-609-4200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for LivePerson (NASDAQ LPSN)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  297 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  306 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  603
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about LivePerson and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LPSN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LPSN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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