NASDAQ:LPSN - LivePerson Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $28.78 +0.62 (+2.20 %) (As of 05/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$28.78Today's Range$28.30 - $29.0052-Week Range$16.98 - $30.91Volume523,713 shsAverage Volume671,256 shsMarket Capitalization$1.87 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABeta1.15 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive LPSN News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LPSN and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Prepackaged software Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:LPSN Previous Symbol CUSIP53814610 CIK1102993 Webhttp://www.liveperson.com/ Phone212-609-4200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.96 Current Ratio2.75 Quick Ratio2.75Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$249.84 million Price / Sales7.47 Cash Flow$0.0454 per share Price / Cash Flow633.50 Book Value$2.95 per share Price / Book9.76Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.23) Net Income$-25,030,000.00 Net Margins-15.78% Return on Equity-13.56% Return on Assets-7.08%Miscellaneous Employees1,106 Outstanding Shares64,846,000Market Cap$1.87 billion Next Earnings Date8/7/2019 (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) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 1st. The technology company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.05. The technology company had revenue of $54.49 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $54.55 million. LivePerson had a negative return on equity of 13.56% and a negative net margin of 15.78%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down .1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.02) earnings per share. View LivePerson's Earnings History. When is LivePerson's next earnings date? LivePerson is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for LivePerson. What guidance has LivePerson issued on next quarter's earnings? LivePerson issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 2nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $-0.92--0.83 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $-0.1. The company issued revenue guidance of $284.5-291.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $288.24 million.LivePerson also updated its Q2 2019 guidance to $-0.33-0.29 EPS. What price target have analysts set for LPSN? 13 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for LivePerson's stock. Their predictions range from $18.56 to $40.00. On average, they expect LivePerson's stock price to reach $32.0008 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for LivePerson. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for LivePerson? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LivePerson in the last year. There are currently 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for LivePerson. Has LivePerson been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about LPSN stock has been trending somewhat negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. LivePerson earned a daily sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of LivePerson's key competitors? Some companies that are related to LivePerson include Ceridian HCM (CDAY), Coupa Software (COUP), Nutanix (NTNX), Konami (KNMCY), Trend Micro (TMICY), Elastic (ESTC), Medidata Solutions (MDSO), New Relic (NEWR), SolarWinds (SWI), RealPage (RP), Alteryx (AYX), Paylocity (PCTY), National Instruments (NATI), Momo (MOMO) and Nuance Communications (NUAN). 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), Micron Technology (MU) and Honeywell International (HON). 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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.39%), FMR LLC (5.67%), Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC (5.21%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.26%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.49%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.43%). 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 major investors are selling LivePerson stock? LPSN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Altshuler Shaham Ltd, Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 major investors are buying LivePerson stock? LPSN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Granite Investment Partners LLC, Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Redwood Investments LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Northern Trust Corp and Weiss Asset Management LP. 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 $28.78. How big of a company is LivePerson? LivePerson has a market capitalization of $1.87 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 319 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 346 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 665MarketBeat'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 5/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Straddles Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.