LivePerson Company Profile (NASDAQ:LPSN)

About LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN)

LivePerson logoLivePerson, Inc. (Liveperson) is a provider of mobile and online business messaging technologies that power digital communication between brands and consumers. The Company's segments include Business and Consumer. The Business segment enables brands to leverage its cloud-based LiveEngage's intelligence engine. The Consumer segment facilitates online transactions between independent service providers (Experts) and individual consumers (Users) seeking information and knowledge for a fee through mobile and online messaging. The Company's platform, LiveEngage, enables businesses to create a meaningful connection with consumers by offering messaging as a preferred channel of communication. The Company's products and services include LiveEngage, Professional Services and Consumer Offering. As a cloud computing or software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider, LivePerson provides solutions on a hosted basis. LiveEngage enables the combination of real time on-site data and off-site behavioral data.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: IT Services & Consulting
  • Sub-Industry: Internet Software & Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LPSN
  • CUSIP: 53814610
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $841.6 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 58,900,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $14.01
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $11.39
  • 52 Week Range: $5.43 - $15.10
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 1,455.00
  • P/E Growth: 5.92
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $215.63 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.97
  • Book Value: $2.30 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.33
  • EBITDA: $8.16 million
  • Net Margins: -13.29%
  • Return on Equity: -8.71%
  • Return on Assets: -5.58%
  • Current Ratio: 1.20%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.20%
  • Average Volume: 404,025 shs.
  • Beta: 1.38
  • Short Ratio: 2.04

Frequently Asked Questions for LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN)

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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $54.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $51.33 million. LivePerson had a negative return on equity of 8.71% and a negative net margin of 13.29%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.04) EPS. View LivePerson's Earnings History.

When will LivePerson make its next earnings announcement?

LivePerson is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for LivePerson.

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

LivePerson updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.04 to $0.06 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.03. The company issued revenue guidance of $54.00 to $55.00, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $51.91 million.

Where is LivePerson's stock going? Where will LivePerson's stock price be in 2017?

7 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for LivePerson's stock. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate LivePerson's share price to reach $13.76 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for LivePerson.

Who are some of LivePerson's key competitors?

Who are LivePerson's key executives?

LivePerson's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert P. LoCascio, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Daniel Richard Murphy, Chief Financial Officer
  • Monica L. Greenberg, Executive Vice President- Business Affairs, General Counsel
  • Daryl J. Carlough, Senior Vice President - Global and Corporate Controller
  • Eran Vanounou, Chief Technology Officer
  • Fred Mossler, Director
  • Peter Block, Independent Director
  • Kevin C. Lavan, Independent Director
  • Jill Layfield, Independent Director
  • William G. Wesemann, Independent Director

Who owns LivePerson stock?

LivePerson's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include DISCOVERY GROUP I, LLC (4.20%). Company insiders that own LivePerson stock include Daniel Richard Murphy, Daryl Carlough, David Vaskevitch, Dustin Dean, Monica L Greenberg and Robert P Locascio. View Institutional Ownership Trends for LivePerson.

How do I buy LivePerson stock?

Shares of LivePerson can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is LivePerson's stock price today?

One share of LivePerson stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.55.

MarketBeat Community Rating for LivePerson (NASDAQ LPSN)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  200 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  193 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  393
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about LivePerson and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.71)
Consensus Price Target: $13.76 (5.40% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN)
Price Target History for LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN)
Analysts' Ratings History for LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/10/2017Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesReiterated RatingBuy$15.00 -> $17.50N/AView Rating Details
10/10/2017Benchmark Co.Boost Price TargetBuy -> Buy$14.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
9/21/2017Needham & Company LLCInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$16.00LowView Rating Details
9/1/2017Northland SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$15.00LowView Rating Details
8/9/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldMediumView Rating Details
6/20/2017Roth CapitalBoost Price Target$10.00 -> $15.00LowView Rating Details
5/11/2017Craig HallumUpgradeHold -> Buy$8.60 -> $8.85HighView Rating Details
11/9/2016Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$6.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN)
Earnings by Quarter for LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN)
Earnings History by Quarter for LivePerson (NASDAQ LPSN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/6/2017$0.04N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017$0.02$0.01$51.33 million$54.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2017Q1 2017$0.01$0.01$50.42 million$50.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2017Q416$0.01($0.04)$56.14 million$56.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2016Q316($0.02)($0.07)$54.51 million$54.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216($0.01)($0.04)$56.70 million$56.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q415($0.02)$0.07$59.48 million$59.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.03$0.03$61.04 million$60.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q2($0.04)($0.01)$58.93 million$59.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q115$0.04$0.04$60.80 million$59.77 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$0.04($0.04)$57.50 million$58.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.06$0.07$52.60 million$52.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214($0.01)$0.06$49.50 million$51.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$0.05$0.05$47.14 million$47.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$0.06$0.06$46.75 million$46.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.04$0.07$44.48 million$45.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.04$0.03$42.86 million$43.23 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q1 2013$0.07$0.06$42.54 million$42.16 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2013Q4 2012$0.08$0.08$41.70 million$42.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$0.08$0.08$41.09 million$39.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.09$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012$0.09$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2012$0.10$0.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.08$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.08$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2011$0.07$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2011$0.09$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.01)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.01)($0.01)($0.01)
Q2 20171($0.01)($0.01)($0.01)
Q3 20172$0.00$0.01$0.01
Q4 20171$0.01$0.01$0.01
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 11.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 74.85%
Insider Trades by Quarter for LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/3/2017Dustin DeanEVPSell2,500$14.35$35,875.00View SEC Filing  
9/20/2017Daniel Richard MurphyCFOSell2,300$13.71$31,533.00View SEC Filing  
9/20/2017Daryl CarloughSVPSell462$13.71$6,334.02View SEC Filing  
9/20/2017Monica L GreenbergEVPSell1,540$13.71$21,113.40View SEC Filing  
9/20/2017Robert P LocascioCEOSell2,572$13.66$35,133.52View SEC Filing  
9/1/2017Dustin DeanEVPSell1,000$13.67$13,670.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2017David VaskevitchDirectorSell50,000$13.05$652,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2017David VaskevitchDirectorSell37,135$11.40$423,339.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2017David VaskevitchDirectorSell14,265$11.52$164,332.80View SEC Filing  
7/24/2017David VaskevitchDirectorSell48,600$11.35$551,610.00View SEC Filing  
7/18/2017Dustin DeanEVPSell2,400$11.73$28,152.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2017Daniel Richard MurphyCFOSell2,628$11.45$30,090.60View SEC Filing  
6/21/2017Daryl CarloughSVPSell527$11.45$6,034.15View SEC Filing  
6/21/2017Monica L GreenbergEVPSell1,736$11.45$19,877.20View SEC Filing  
6/21/2017Robert P LocascioCEOSell2,892$11.45$33,113.40View SEC Filing  
5/17/2017Dustin DeanEVPSell47,292$9.83$464,880.36View SEC Filing  
3/22/2017Daniel Richard MurphyCFOSell2,447$6.65$16,272.55View SEC Filing  
3/22/2017Daryl CarloughSVPSell480$6.65$3,192.00View SEC Filing  
3/22/2017Dustin DeanEVPSell2,770$6.65$18,420.50View SEC Filing  
3/22/2017Robert P LocascioCEOSell2,728$6.65$18,141.20View SEC Filing  
12/21/2016Daniel Richard MurphyCFOSell2,236$8.05$17,999.80View SEC Filing  
12/21/2016Daryl CarloughSVPSell450$8.05$3,622.50View SEC Filing  
12/21/2016Dustin DeanEVPSell2,244$8.05$18,064.20View SEC Filing  
12/21/2016Robert P LocascioCEOSell2,493$8.05$20,068.65View SEC Filing  
9/20/2016Daniel Richard MurphyCFOSell2,318$8.18$18,961.24View SEC Filing  
9/20/2016Daryl CarloughSVPSell468$8.15$3,814.20View SEC Filing  
9/20/2016Monica L GreenbergEVPSell1,551$8.17$12,671.67View SEC Filing  
9/20/2016Robert P LocascioCEOSell2,581$8.16$21,060.96View SEC Filing  
9/17/2015William WesemannDirectorBuy10,000$8.02$80,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Daniel Richard MurphyCFOBuy1,500$8.85$13,275.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Michael I KovachSVPSell10,000$10.02$100,200.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2013Michael I KovachSVPSell31,732$9.99$317,002.68View SEC Filing  
7/10/2013Michael I KovachSVPSell10,000$9.75$97,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/8/2013Michael I KovachSVPSell4,293$9.55$40,998.15View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Michael I KovachSVPSell20,000$9.25$185,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013Michael I KovachSVPSell27,000$9.03$243,810.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Erica SchultzEVPBuy15,000$8.95$134,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Daniel Richard MurphyCFOBuy4,350$8.52$37,062.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Robert P LocascioCEOBuy35,640$8.56$305,078.40View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013William WesemannDirectorBuy10,000$8.67$86,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2012Kevin LavanDirectorSell20,000$13.20$264,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN)
Latest Headlines for LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN)
DateHeadline logoLivePerson to Announce Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on November 1, 2017 - October 21 at 6:14 AM logoHead to Head Review: LivePerson (LPSN) vs. IMS Health Holdings (IMS) - October 20 at 2:10 PM logoGen Z and Millennials now more likely to communicate with each other digitally than in person - October 18 at 6:42 AM logoLadenburg Thalmann Financial Services Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) - October 10 at 2:34 PM logo$54.58 Million in Sales Expected for LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) This Quarter - October 10 at 10:58 AM logoLivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) Price Target Raised to $18.00 - October 10 at 9:14 AM logoContrasting LivePerson (LPSN) and (WIX) - October 9 at 12:40 PM logoLivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - October 8 at 6:38 PM logoInsider Selling: LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) EVP Sells 2,500 Shares of Stock - October 5 at 8:08 PM logoReviewing Zix Corporation (ZIXI) & LivePerson (LPSN) - September 25 at 8:54 AM logoLivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) CFO Daniel Richard Murphy Sells 2,300 Shares - September 22 at 8:38 PM logoInsider Selling: LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) EVP Sells 1,540 Shares of Stock - September 22 at 8:38 PM logoLivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) CEO Sells $35,133.52 in Stock - September 22 at 8:38 PM logoNeedham & Company LLC Initiates Coverage on LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) - September 21 at 5:39 PM logoLivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - September 13 at 8:54 PM logoDustin Dean Sells 1,000 Shares of LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) Stock - September 6 at 9:58 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $54.58 Million - September 3 at 11:16 AM logoLivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Northland Securities - September 1 at 4:02 PM logo$0.05 Earnings Per Share Expected for LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) This Quarter - September 1 at 6:30 AM logoDavid Vaskevitch Sells 50,000 Shares of LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) Stock - August 31 at 7:20 PM logoLivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest - August 29 at 1:06 AM logoContact At Once!, a LivePerson Company, expands IP portfolio with additional patent on business messaging capabilities - August 28 at 8:11 PM logoLivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - August 19 at 6:50 PM logoLivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.01 Per Share - August 13 at 8:10 PM logoLivePerson and Hawaiian Airlines launch innovative mobile messaging for airline travelers - August 11 at 6:15 AM logoLivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) Earns Hold Rating from Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. - August 9 at 6:46 PM logo$52.16 Million in Sales Expected for LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) This Quarter - July 28 at 3:35 PM logoEdited Transcript of LPSN earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-17 9:00pm GMT - July 28 at 2:37 AM logoWhy Shares of LivePerson Jumped Today - July 27 at 12:55 PM logoLivePerson Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results - July 27 at 4:01 AM logoLivePerson reports 2Q loss - July 27 at 4:01 AM logoInsider Selling: LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) Director Sells 48,600 Shares of Stock - July 26 at 11:46 PM logoInsider Selling: LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) Director Sells 14,265 Shares of Stock - July 26 at 10:23 PM logoInsider Selling: LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) Director Sells 37,135 Shares of Stock - July 26 at 10:23 PM logoLivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) Issues Earnings Results - July 26 at 9:15 PM logoLivePerson Stock Hits New Highs After Earnings - July 26 at 7:25 PM logoLivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) Issues Q3 Earnings Guidance - July 26 at 6:17 PM logoLivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.01 Per Share - July 26 at 2:41 PM logoThe US states where people are more likely to say “f*** you” than “thanks” - July 25 at 11:05 PM logoLivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) Rating Reiterated by Northland Securities - July 25 at 9:32 PM logoLivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - July 25 at 8:40 PM logoInsider Selling: LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) EVP Sells 2,400 Shares of Stock - July 20 at 7:46 PM logoLivePerson to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results on July 26, 2017 - July 13 at 6:28 AM logoAre Options Traders Betting on a Big Move in LivePerson (LPSN) Stock? - July 5 at 4:08 PM logo$51.34 Million in Sales Expected for LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) This Quarter - July 2 at 9:36 AM logoWhy LivePerson, Inc. Stock Surged 35% in May - June 19 at 9:09 AM logoLivePerson, Inc. 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - May 11 at 11:53 PM logoWhy Shares of LivePerson Are Soaring Today - May 11 at 1:17 PM logoLivePerson Stock Is Still Turning the Corner - May 11 at 9:18 AM logoLivePerson's Negative Margins In A Commoditized Business - March 30 at 6:39 PM



LivePerson (LPSN) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

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