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NASDAQ:LPSN

LivePerson Stock Competitors

$30.52
+0.91 (+3.07%)
(As of 01/24/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$28.03
$30.77
50-Day Range
$29.61
$47.89
52-Week Range
$28.03
$72.23
Volume
1.34 million shs
Average Volume
825,413 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.16 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Beta
1.1

LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) Vs. FB, SE, EQIX, EBAY, TWTR, CSGP, VRSN, AKAM, OPEN, and ZD

Should you be buying LivePerson stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of LivePerson include Meta Platforms (FB), SEA (SE), Equinix (EQIX), eBay (EBAY), Twitter (TWTR), CoStar Group (CSGP), VeriSign (VRSN), Akamai Technologies (AKAM), Opendoor Technologies (OPEN), and Ziff Davis (ZD). These companies are all part of the "internet software & services" industry.

LivePerson vs.

SEA (NYSE:SE) and LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, community ranking, media sentiment, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability and valuation.

LivePerson has a net margin of -19.73% compared to SEA's net margin of -23.51%. LivePerson's return on equity of -33.52% beat SEA's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SEA -23.51% -42.71% -15.17%
LivePerson -19.73% -33.52% -8.27%

In the previous week, SEA had 5 more articles in the media than LivePerson. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for SEA and 2 mentions for LivePerson. SEA's average media sentiment score of 0.31 beat LivePerson's score of -0.20 indicating that SEA is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
SEA
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
LivePerson
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

LivePerson received 17 more outperform votes than SEA when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 67.16% of users gave SEA an outperform vote while only 63.65% of users gave LivePerson an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
SEAOutperform Votes
454
67.16%
Underperform Votes
222
32.84%
LivePersonOutperform Votes
471
63.65%
Underperform Votes
269
36.35%

SEA has a beta of 1.27, meaning that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LivePerson has a beta of 1.1, meaning that its share price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.

SEA presently has a consensus price target of $336.36, indicating a potential upside of 125.26%. LivePerson has a consensus price target of $66.67, indicating a potential upside of 118.44%. Given SEA's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe SEA is more favorable than LivePerson.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SEA
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.92
LivePerson
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.82

52.8% of SEA shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.3% of LivePerson shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of SEA shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 9.9% of LivePerson shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SEA$4.38 billion18.41-$1.62 billion-$3.77-39.61
LivePerson$366.62 million5.89-$107.59 million-$1.29-23.66

Summary

SEA and LivePerson tied by winning 9 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding LPSN and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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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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LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) vs. Its Competitors

TypeLivePersonPrepackaged software IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$2.16B$18.27B$15.19B$6.94B
Dividend YieldN/A1.68%3.40%2.96%
P/E Ratio-23.6641.0560.7718.30
Price / Sales5.89193.94795.57231.84
Price / CashN/A145.2243.1268.47
Price / Book8.3614.5916.388.93
Net Income-$107.59M$368.55M$664.20M$156.36M
7 Day Performance-8.70%-2.73%-2.82%-6.42%
1 Month Performance-15.13%-8.88%200.44%-11.15%
1 Year Performance-53.76%-10.44%11.74%-11.59%

LivePerson Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
FB
Meta Platforms
2.8064 of 5 stars
$308.71
+1.8%
$401.78
+30.1%
+10.4%$858.76B$85.97B22.0358,604Analyst Report
SE
SEA
2.0904 of 5 stars
$149.32
+3.4%
$336.36
+125.3%
-34.7%$80.56B$4.38B-39.6133,800Gap Down
EQIX
Equinix
3.0851 of 5 stars
$730.84
+1.3%
$872.29
+19.4%
+0.1%$65.81B$6.00B153.8610,013Analyst Upgrade
EBAY
eBay
3.2464 of 5 stars
$59.66
+0.2%
$76.67
+28.5%
+5.5%$38.78B$10.27B3.2812,700
TWTR
Twitter
2.4012 of 5 stars
$35.06
+0.7%
$68.58
+95.6%
-27.5%$28.03B$3.72B-146.085,500Analyst Report
Gap Down
CSGP
CoStar Group
2.175 of 5 stars
$69.65
+1.8%
$70.00
+0.5%
N/A$27.51B$1.66B116.284,752
VRSN
VeriSign
2.2281 of 5 stars
$220.10
+1.3%
$252.00
+14.5%
+11.5%$24.45B$1.27B40.61908
AKAM
Akamai Technologies
2.3526 of 5 stars
$114.19
+1.4%
$129.00
+13.0%
+3.3%$18.55B$3.20B31.378,368Analyst Revision
OPEN
Opendoor Technologies
2.387 of 5 stars
$9.36
+1.2%
$22.86
+144.2%
-67.5%$5.73B$2.58B-7.201,048Insider Selling
Gap Down
ZD
Ziff Davis
2.5314 of 5 stars
$106.61
+2.8%
$149.33
+40.1%
+6.4%$5.14B$1.49B25.694,700
SPSC
SPS Commerce
2.5607 of 5 stars
$123.17
+5.8%
$174.57
+41.7%
+6.9%$4.43B$312.63M99.331,572
ENV
Envestnet
1.9448 of 5 stars
$72.22
+1.0%
$87.80
+21.6%
-14.1%$3.95B$998.23M157.004,250
ANGI
Angi
1.7232 of 5 stars
$7.84
+1.4%
$15.44
+97.0%
-36.3%$3.94B$1.47B-65.332,018Gap Down
High Trading Volume
PRFT
Perficient
2.3214 of 5 stars
$101.41
+2.1%
$143.80
+41.8%
+87.5%$3.34B$612.13M61.844,277Gap Down
YELP
Yelp
2.1814 of 5 stars
$33.59
+3.0%
$39.09
+16.4%
+3.0%$2.45B$872.93M71.473,900Gap Down
TTGT
TechTarget
2.0748 of 5 stars
$82.86
+4.0%
$98.50
+18.9%
+9.9%$2.39B$148.38M123.67940
CMPR
Cimpress
1.9948 of 5 stars
$73.53
+2.5%
$124.00
+68.6%
-25.4%$1.92B$2.59B-29.4114,000Upcoming Earnings
QNST
QuinStreet
2.4015 of 5 stars
$15.90
+5.3%
$24.50
+54.1%
-31.8%$862.45M$578.49M69.13592
BCOR
Blucora
2.4098 of 5 stars
$16.07
+1.0%
$23.00
+43.1%
-6.9%$782.91M$754.95M-38.26846
LQDT
Liquidity Services
2.5648 of 5 stars
$18.59
+6.6%
$31.50
+69.4%
-8.9%$659.78M$257.53M12.82574Gap Down
LLNW
Limelight Networks
1.6414 of 5 stars
$4.19
+1.2%
$4.47
+6.7%
-6.8%$560.67M$230.19M-8.91618Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
BCOV
Brightcove
2.4531 of 5 stars
$9.40
+0.6%
$23.00
+144.7%
-50.7%$386.26M$197.35M55.29623
DHX
DHI Group
2.2682 of 5 stars
$5.20
+1.7%
$8.00
+53.8%
+109.1%$257.62M$136.88M-8.67524Gap Down
TZOO
Travelzoo
2.6214 of 5 stars
$9.11
+4.8%
$19.00
+108.6%
-15.5%$111.68M$53.60M25.31236
MCHX
Marchex
2.5115 of 5 stars
$2.48
+1.6%
$4.00
+61.3%
-10.6%$103.05M$51.22M-13.78245
MOVE
Movano
1.2664 of 5 stars
$2.81
+9.6%
N/AN/A$92.09MN/A0.0015High Trading Volume
RNWK
RealNetworks
2.0448 of 5 stars
$0.78
+0.6%
$6.00
+668.4%
-63.3%$36.80M$68.06M-3.12325Gap Up
This page was last updated on 1/24/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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