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LivePerson (LPSN) Competitors

$0.53
-0.03 (-5.32%)
(As of 06/18/2024 ET)

LPSN vs. DHX, TZOO, BCOV, MCHX, MOVE, CLDR, QLYS, SPSC, TWLO, and NUAN

Should you be buying LivePerson stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of LivePerson include DHI Group (DHX), Travelzoo (TZOO), Brightcove (BCOV), Marchex (MCHX), Movano (MOVE), Cloudera (CLDR), Qualys (QLYS), SPS Commerce (SPSC), Twilio (TWLO), and Nuance Communications (NUAN).

LivePerson vs.

LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) and DHI Group (NYSE:DHX) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk and media sentiment.

DHI Group has a net margin of 1.02% compared to LivePerson's net margin of -31.27%. DHI Group's return on equity of 5.72% beat LivePerson's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
LivePerson-31.27% -56.82% -3.45%
DHI Group 1.02%5.72%2.65%

DHI Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than LivePerson. LivePerson is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than DHI Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
LivePerson$401.98M0.12-$100.43M-$1.44-0.37
DHI Group$151.88M0.63$3.49M$0.0449.26

LivePerson received 170 more outperform votes than DHI Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 58.37% of users gave LivePerson an outperform vote while only 53.99% of users gave DHI Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
LivePersonOutperform Votes
481
58.37%
Underperform Votes
343
41.63%
DHI GroupOutperform Votes
311
53.99%
Underperform Votes
265
46.01%

79.8% of LivePerson shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.3% of DHI Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of LivePerson shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 14.9% of DHI Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

LivePerson currently has a consensus price target of $1.38, suggesting a potential upside of 157.59%. DHI Group has a consensus price target of $7.00, suggesting a potential upside of 255.33%. Given DHI Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe DHI Group is more favorable than LivePerson.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
LivePerson
1 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
DHI Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

LivePerson has a beta of 1.74, indicating that its share price is 74% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DHI Group has a beta of 1.03, indicating that its share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, LivePerson had 5 more articles in the media than DHI Group. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for LivePerson and 1 mentions for DHI Group. DHI Group's average media sentiment score of 0.50 beat LivePerson's score of 0.30 indicating that DHI Group is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
LivePerson Neutral
DHI Group Positive

Summary

DHI Group beats LivePerson on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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LPSN vs. The Competition

MetricLivePersonPrepackaged software IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$47.30M$21.82B$22.27B$8.47B
Dividend YieldN/A2.03%2.71%4.10%
P/E Ratio-0.3770.99239.9217.47
Price / Sales0.128.37521.5865.63
Price / Cash0.8567.8530.6729.03
Price / Book0.898.876.554.26
Net Income-$100.43M$367.92M$625.36M$215.55M
7 Day Performance-15.43%-2.49%0.10%-1.54%
1 Month Performance-27.13%-7.64%-2.06%-3.83%
1 Year Performance-85.42%-1.53%10.69%0.33%

LivePerson Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
DHX
DHI Group
4.3228 of 5 stars
$2.16
+0.9%
$7.00
+224.1%
-49.6%$104.41M$151.88M54.01460Short Interest ↓
TZOO
Travelzoo
4.0354 of 5 stars
$7.87
-1.6%
$12.00
+52.5%
-15.2%$103.10M$84.48M8.65223Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
BCOV
Brightcove
4.4762 of 5 stars
$2.13
-0.5%
$4.00
+87.8%
-50.0%$94.96M$201.19M-9.68671Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
MCHX
Marchex
1.5501 of 5 stars
$1.58
-1.3%
N/A-26.4%$68.98M$49.91M-10.53164Positive News
MOVE
Movano
0 of 5 stars
$0.42
flat
N/A-57.0%$41.27MN/A-0.7530
CLDR
Cloudera
0 of 5 stars
$15.99
flat
N/AN/A$4.74B$869.26M-34.022,728
QLYS
Qualys
2.6122 of 5 stars
$140.48
+1.5%
$162.23
+15.5%
+4.4%$5.19B$554.46M32.522,188Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
SPSC
SPS Commerce
3.3838 of 5 stars
$187.87
+2.3%
$200.25
+6.6%
+0.6%$6.96B$536.91M102.662,489Short Interest ↓
Positive News
TWLO
Twilio
4.8558 of 5 stars
$56.81
-1.5%
$69.95
+23.1%
-20.9%$9.72B$4.19B-14.175,867Analyst Upgrade
NUAN
Nuance Communications
0 of 5 stars
$55.99
flat
N/AN/A$17.88B$1.36B-174.976,900

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This page (NASDAQ:LPSN) was last updated on 6/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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