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

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$28.12 -0.72 (-2.50 %)
(As of 04/19/2019 02:24 PM ET)
Previous Close$28.84
Today's Range$27.93 - $28.80
52-Week Range$15.85 - $30.28
Volume577,499 shs
Average Volume679,299 shs
Market Capitalization$1.80 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.18
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$249.84 million
Cash Flow$0.0435 per share
Book Value$2.69 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-25,030,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees1,106
Market Cap$1.80 billion
Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Estimated)
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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 21st. The technology company reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.03) by $0.02. The technology company had revenue of $65.72 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $64.91 million. LivePerson had a negative net margin of 10.02% and a negative return on equity of 5.56%. View LivePerson's Earnings History.

When is LivePerson's next earnings date?

LivePerson is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for LivePerson.

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

LivePerson updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 21st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.15-0.23 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.05. The company issued revenue guidance of $284.5-291.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $284.04 million.LivePerson also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $-0.92--0.83 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for LPSN?

12 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for LivePerson's shares. Their predictions range from $18.56 to $39.00. On average, they expect LivePerson's share price to reach $30.9175 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for LivePerson.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for LivePerson?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LivePerson in the last year. There are currently 12 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 stories about LPSN stock have trended very positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. LivePerson earned a news sentiment score of 3.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting LivePerson?

LivePerson saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,823,500 shares, an increase of 71.1% from the February 28th total of 1,650,198 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 901,185 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.1 days. Approximately 4.9% of the company's shares are short sold. View LivePerson's Current Options Chain.

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), CA (CA), Quantum (QTM), Endologix (ELGX), BlackRock (BLK), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Honeywell International (HON) and Micron Technology (MU).

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Pembroke Management LTD (0.55%), Strs Ohio (0.05%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own LivePerson stock include Alexander Spinelli, Christopher E Greiner, 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 Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold LivePerson company stock in the last year include Alexander Spinelli, Christopher E Greiner, 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 Pembroke Management LTD and Virtu Financial LLC. 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 $28.12.

How big of a company is LivePerson?

LivePerson has a market capitalization of $1.80 billion and generates $249.84 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-25,030,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.23) on an earnings per share basis. LivePerson employs 1,106 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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  315 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  337 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  652
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 4/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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