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$56.63
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$55.08
Now: $56.63
$59.84
50-Day Range
$47.50
MA: $53.82
$61.04
52-Week Range
$14.08
Now: $56.63
$63.90
Volume656,804 shs
Average Volume1.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.75 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.4

Competitors

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

Should you be buying LPSN stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "internet software & services" are considered alternatives and competitors to LivePerson, including Facebook (FB), Equinix (EQIX), SEA (SE), Twitter (TWTR), eBay (EBAY), and CoStar Group (CSGP).

LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and dividends.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares LivePerson and Facebook's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
LivePerson$291.61 million12.85$-96,070,000.00($1.29)-43.90
Facebook$70.70 billion11.17$18.49 billion$6.4343.10

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

Risk & Volatility

LivePerson has a beta of 1.4, indicating that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Facebook has a beta of 1.29, indicating that its share price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares LivePerson and Facebook's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
LivePerson-33.59%-57.08%-17.06%
Facebook31.29%22.90%17.56%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for LivePerson and Facebook, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
LivePerson021202.86
Facebook144112.89

LivePerson presently has a consensus target price of $57.0769, indicating a potential upside of 0.79%. Facebook has a consensus target price of $285.1860, indicating a potential upside of 2.91%. Given Facebook's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Facebook is more favorable than LivePerson.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

96.2% of LivePerson shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.3% of Facebook shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.7% of LivePerson shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 14.1% of Facebook shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Facebook beats LivePerson on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX) and LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Equinix and LivePerson's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equinix$5.56 billion12.27$507.45 million$22.8133.78
LivePerson$291.61 million12.85$-96,070,000.00($1.29)-43.90

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

94.1% of Equinix shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.2% of LivePerson shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Equinix shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.7% of LivePerson shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Equinix and LivePerson's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equinix8.69%5.43%2.03%
LivePerson-33.59%-57.08%-17.06%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Equinix and LivePerson, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equinix021902.90
LivePerson021202.86

Equinix presently has a consensus price target of $791.40, suggesting a potential upside of 2.72%. LivePerson has a consensus price target of $57.0769, suggesting a potential upside of 0.79%. Given Equinix's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Equinix is more favorable than LivePerson.

Volatility & Risk

Equinix has a beta of 0.43, meaning that its share price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LivePerson has a beta of 1.4, meaning that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Equinix beats LivePerson on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

SEA (NYSE:SE) and LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for SEA and LivePerson, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
SEA11812.82
LivePerson021202.86

SEA presently has a consensus price target of $119.10, suggesting a potential downside of 26.64%. LivePerson has a consensus price target of $57.0769, suggesting a potential upside of 0.79%. Given LivePerson's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe LivePerson is more favorable than SEA.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

72.8% of SEA shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.2% of LivePerson shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of SEA shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.7% of LivePerson shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

SEA has a beta of 1.44, meaning that its share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LivePerson has a beta of 1.4, meaning that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares SEA and LivePerson's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
SEA-39.03%-107.94%-21.91%
LivePerson-33.59%-57.08%-17.06%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares SEA and LivePerson's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SEA$2.18 billion24.41$-1,462,800,000.00($2.27)-71.52
LivePerson$291.61 million12.85$-96,070,000.00($1.29)-43.90

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.

Summary

LivePerson beats SEA on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Twitter and LivePerson's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Twitter-32.54%-12.17%-8.11%
LivePerson-33.59%-57.08%-17.06%

Risk and Volatility

Twitter has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LivePerson has a beta of 1.4, meaning that its stock price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

71.9% of Twitter shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.2% of LivePerson shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.6% of Twitter shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.7% of LivePerson shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Twitter and LivePerson's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Twitter$3.46 billion11.20$1.47 billion$1.9924.62
LivePerson$291.61 million12.85$-96,070,000.00($1.29)-43.90

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Twitter and LivePerson, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Twitter4221102.19
LivePerson021202.86

Twitter presently has a consensus price target of $36.8456, indicating a potential downside of 24.80%. LivePerson has a consensus price target of $57.0769, indicating a potential upside of 0.79%. Given LivePerson's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe LivePerson is more favorable than Twitter.

Summary

LivePerson beats Twitter on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) and eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and risk.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares LivePerson and eBay's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
LivePerson$291.61 million12.85$-96,070,000.00($1.29)-43.90
eBay$10.80 billion3.46$1.79 billion$2.3222.99

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for LivePerson and eBay, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
LivePerson021202.86
eBay0151102.42

LivePerson currently has a consensus target price of $57.0769, indicating a potential upside of 0.79%. eBay has a consensus target price of $59.52, indicating a potential upside of 11.59%. Given eBay's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe eBay is more favorable than LivePerson.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

96.2% of LivePerson shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.4% of eBay shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.7% of LivePerson shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.0% of eBay shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares LivePerson and eBay's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
LivePerson-33.59%-57.08%-17.06%
eBay46.91%77.65%11.43%

Volatility and Risk

LivePerson has a beta of 1.4, meaning that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, eBay has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

eBay beats LivePerson on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

CoStar Group (NASDAQ:CSGP) and LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, risk and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares CoStar Group and LivePerson's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CoStar Group$1.40 billion23.36$314.96 million$9.1291.09
LivePerson$291.61 million12.85$-96,070,000.00($1.29)-43.90

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

Volatility and Risk

CoStar Group has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LivePerson has a beta of 1.4, meaning that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for CoStar Group and LivePerson, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CoStar Group011002.91
LivePerson021202.86

CoStar Group currently has a consensus price target of $833.8182, indicating a potential upside of 0.37%. LivePerson has a consensus price target of $57.0769, indicating a potential upside of 0.79%. Given LivePerson's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe LivePerson is more favorable than CoStar Group.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

95.1% of CoStar Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.2% of LivePerson shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of CoStar Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.7% of LivePerson shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares CoStar Group and LivePerson's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CoStar Group19.76%8.81%7.24%
LivePerson-33.59%-57.08%-17.06%

Summary

CoStar Group beats LivePerson on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


LivePerson Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Facebook logo
FB
Facebook
1.8$277.11-2.8%$789.44 billion$70.70 billion33.84Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Equinix logo
EQIX
Equinix
1.8$770.48-0.9%$68.23 billion$5.56 billion133.53Upcoming Earnings
SEA logo
SE
SEA
1.3$162.36-0.4%$53.10 billion$2.18 billion-65.73
Twitter logo
TWTR
Twitter
1.2$49.00-2.9%$38.76 billion$3.46 billion-35.77Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
eBay logo
EBAY
eBay
2.1$53.34-0.8%$37.33 billion$10.80 billion8.06Upcoming Earnings
CoStar Group logo
CSGP
CoStar Group
1.6$830.75-1.3%$32.70 billion$1.40 billion102.31Heavy News Reporting
VeriSign logo
VRSN
VeriSign
1.3$198.58-1.1%$22.81 billion$1.23 billion29.46Earnings Announcement
Akamai Technologies logo
AKAM
Akamai Technologies
1.7$106.06-0.7%$17.37 billion$2.89 billion32.14
ANGI Homeservices logo
ANGI
ANGI Homeservices
1.4$10.84-2.3%$5.50 billion$1.33 billion271.07
Envestnet logo
ENV
Envestnet
1.2$81.55-3.2%$4.39 billion$900.13 million-370.68
Stamps.com logo
STMP
Stamps.com
1.0$247.36-3.7%$4.35 billion$571.85 million46.76
J2 Global logo
JCOM
J2 Global
1.6$69.24-1.3%$3.30 billion$1.37 billion18.51Upcoming Earnings
SPS Commerce logo
SPSC
SPS Commerce
1.2$85.27-1.6%$3.00 billion$279.12 million79.69Upcoming Earnings
Cornerstone OnDemand logo
CSOD
Cornerstone OnDemand
1.6$38.45-2.0%$2.48 billion$576.52 million-137.32
Cimpress logo
CMPR
Cimpress
1.8$80.70-1.1%$2.12 billion$2.48 billion31.16Upcoming Earnings
Yelp logo
YELP
Yelp
1.7$20.34-3.1%$1.49 billion$1.01 billion-119.64
NIC logo
EGOV
NIC
2.0$21.27-1.2%$1.43 billion$354.20 million28.74Upcoming Earnings
Perficient logo
PRFT
Perficient
1.1$41.97-4.6%$1.40 billion$565.53 million37.14Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
TechTarget logo
TTGT
TechTarget
1.3$46.39-1.2%$1.28 billion$133.96 million79.98
QuinStreet logo
QNST
QuinStreet
1.5$16.40-4.6%$863.74 million$490.34 million48.24Upcoming Earnings
Insider Selling
Brightcove logo
BCOV
Brightcove
1.6$13.55-2.6%$547.86 million$184.46 million-36.62Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
High Trading Volume
Analyst Revision
Blucora logo
BCOR
Blucora
2.5$11.11-0.1%$533.22 million$717.95 million-1.71Analyst Upgrade
Limelight Networks logo
LLNW
Limelight Networks
1.8$3.89-8.0%$474.86 million$200.63 million-77.80Earnings Announcement
High Trading Volume
ZIX logo
ZIXI
ZIX
1.6$6.45-0.8%$367.86 million$173.43 million-20.81
Liquidity Services logo
LQDT
Liquidity Services
1.7$9.03-4.5%$307.43 million$226.52 million-21.00
DHI Group logo
DHX
DHI Group
2.1$1.90-8.4%$100.56 million$149.37 million31.67
Travelzoo logo
TZOO
Travelzoo
1.5$7.97-7.3%$90.14 million$111.41 million-6.93Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Marchex logo
MCHX
Marchex
1.5$1.82-3.8%$81.10 million$106.13 million-2.76
RealNetworks logo
RNWK
RealNetworks
0.8$1.65-0.0%$63.15 million$172.11 million-2.84Upcoming Earnings
Great Elm Capital Group logo
GEC
Great Elm Capital Group
0.8$2.19-1.8%$55.85 million$64.10 million-4.28
Synacor logo
SYNC
Synacor
0.5$1.40-1.4%$55.24 million$121.85 million-4.67
Support.com logo
SPRT
Support.com
0.7$2.16-1.4%$41.21 million$63.33 million15.43
This page was last updated on 10/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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