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LivePerson Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.12 (+0.25 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $47.89
50-Day Range
MA: $54.85
52-Week Range
Now: $47.89
Volume923,949 shs
Average Volume1.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.17 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
LivePerson, Inc. provides conversational commerce solutions. The company operates in two segments, Business and Consumer. The Business segment enables brands to leverage LiveEngage's intelligence engine to connect with consumers through an integrated suite of mobile and online business messaging technologies. The Consumer segment facilitates online transactions between independent service providers and individual consumers seeking information and knowledge through 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; and Maven, a robust artificial intelligence engine for conversational commerce. 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 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 the Asia-Pacific regions. The company has strategic partnership with DMI to support clients in navigating the burgeoning conversational commerce category. LivePerson, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.47 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LPSN



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$291.61 million
Book Value$2.24 per share


Net Income$-96,070,000.00


Market Cap$3.17 billion
Next Earnings Date11/5/2020 (Estimated)
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LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has LivePerson's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

LivePerson's stock was trading at $20.35 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LPSN stock has increased by 135.3% and is now trading at $47.89.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of LivePerson?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LivePerson in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is LivePerson's next earnings date?

LivePerson is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 5th 2020.
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How were LivePerson's earnings last quarter?

LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 4th. The technology company reported ($0.22) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.33) by $0.11. The technology company had revenue of $91.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $84 million. LivePerson had a negative return on equity of 57.08% and a negative net margin of 33.59%.
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What guidance has LivePerson issued on next quarter's earnings?

LivePerson issued an update on its third quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of -0.36--0.34 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $-0.07. The company issued revenue guidance of $92-93 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $89.35 million.

What price target have analysts set for LPSN?

14 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for LivePerson's stock. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $75.00. On average, they anticipate LivePerson's share price to reach $55.77 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting LivePerson?

LivePerson saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 11,160,000 shares, an increase of 12.2% from the July 30th total of 9,950,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,150,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.7 days. Currently, 18.4% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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Who are some of LivePerson's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of LivePerson own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other LivePerson investors own include Hawkins (HWKN), NVIDIA (NVDA), CA (CA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Micron Technology (MU), Square (SQ), Docusign (DOCU), salesforce.com (CRM) and Marvell Technology Group (MRVL).

Who are LivePerson's key executives?

LivePerson's management team includes the following 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)

What is LivePerson's stock symbol?

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

Who are LivePerson's major shareholders?

LivePerson's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.89%), Granite Investment Partners LLC (1.30%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.15%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (1.08%), AWM Investment Company Inc. (0.73%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.71%). Company insiders that own LivePerson stock include Alexander Spinelli, Christopher E Greiner, Daryl Carlough, Eran Vanounou, Fred Mossler, Kevin Lavan, Monica L Greenberg, Peter Block, Robert P Locascio and William Wesemann.
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Which institutional investors are selling LivePerson stock?

LPSN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC, Portolan Capital Management LLC, UBS Group AG, AWM Investment Company Inc., Mivtachim The Workers Social Insurance Fund Ltd. Under Special Management, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold LivePerson company stock in the last year include Daryl Carlough, Fred Mossler, Kevin Lavan, Monica L Greenberg, Peter Block, Robert P Locascio, and William Wesemann.
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Which institutional investors are buying LivePerson stock?

LPSN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Man Group plc, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Granite Point Capital Management L.P., Redwood Investments LLC, Axiom International Investors LLC DE, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is LivePerson's stock price today?

One share of LPSN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.89.

How big of a company is LivePerson?

LivePerson has a market capitalization of $3.17 billion and generates $291.61 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-96,070,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.29) on an earnings per share basis. LivePerson employs 1,341 workers across the globe.

What is LivePerson's official website?

The official website for LivePerson is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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