LINE Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:LN)

About LINE Corporation (NYSE:LN)

LINE Corporation logoLINE Corporation is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the operation of LINE business portal business. Its LINE business portal segment includes communication and content service and advertising service. Communication and content service provides communication, contents and other services, such as LINE Pay, LINE FRIENDS and LINE Mobile. Advertising service provides LINE advertising and portal advertising services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Social Media & Networking
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:LN
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.linecorp.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $7.65 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 220,442,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $35.26
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $35.26
  • 52 Week Range: $30.90 - $51.48
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 61.23
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 34.38
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.4 billion
  • Price / Sales: 5.47
  • Book Value: $7.42 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.68
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $166.31 million
  • Net Margins: 8.74%
  • Return on Equity: 8.82%
  • Return on Assets: 5.82%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 2.10%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.07%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 72,371 shs.
  • Beta: 0.4
 

Frequently Asked Questions for LINE Corporation (NYSE:LN)

What is LINE Corporation's stock symbol?

LINE Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LN."

When will LINE Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

LINE Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 8th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for LINE Corporation.

Who are some of LINE Corporation's key competitors?

Who are LINE Corporation's key executives?

LINE Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Hae Jin Lee, Chairman of the Board
  • Takeshi Idezawa, President, Chief Executive Officer, Representative Director
  • In Joon Hwang, Chief Financial Officer, Director
  • Euivin Park, Chief Technology Officer, Senior Executive Officer, Manager of Development 1st Center
  • Jun Masuda, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, Director
  • Tomohiro Ikebe, Senior Executive Officer, Manager of Development 3rd Center, Manager of Service Development 3rd Office
  • Yonsu Ko, Senior Executive Officer, Manager of LINE Biz Center, Manager of Common Point Service Office
  • Takeshi Shimamura, Senior Executive Officer, Director of Media Business, Manager of Service Planning 1st Office
  • Shintaro Tabata, Senior Executive Officer, Manager of Corporate Business Group, Manager of LINE Ads Platform Business Promotion Office
  • Hee Chan Yang, Senior Executive Officer, Manager of Data Labs Office

When did LINE Corporation IPO?

(LN) raised $928 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, July 14th 2016. The company issued 35,000,000 shares at a price of $25.00-$28.00 per share. Morgan Stanley, Nomura, Goldman Sachs Japan and J.P. Morgan acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Nomura were co-managers.

Who owns LINE Corporation stock?

LINE Corporation's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Carmignac Gestion (0.62%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (0.36%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (0.30%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (0.27%), ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd (0.16%) and Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd. (0.15%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for LINE Corporation.

Who sold LINE Corporation stock? Who is selling LINE Corporation stock?

LINE Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baillie Gifford & Co., FMR LLC, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Matthews International Capital Management LLC, Comerica Bank and World Asset Management Inc. View Insider Buying and Selling for LINE Corporation.

Who bought LINE Corporation stock? Who is buying LINE Corporation stock?

LINE Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macquarie Group Ltd., Carmignac Gestion, ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Athos Capital Ltd, OxFORD Asset Management LLP and Aperio Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for LINE Corporation.

How do I buy LINE Corporation stock?

Shares of LINE Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is LINE Corporation's stock price today?

One share of LINE Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.72.


MarketBeat Community Rating for LINE Corporation (NYSE LN)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  50 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  101 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  151
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about LINE Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for LINE Corporation (NYSE:LN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.13)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for LINE Corporation (NYSE:LN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/31/2017NomuraUpgradeNeutral -> BuyLowView Rating Details
5/31/2017InstinetUpgradeNeutral -> BuyHighView Rating Details
4/29/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralHighView Rating Details
4/26/2017CLSADowngradeUnderperform -> SellHighView Rating Details
1/25/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
11/29/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
10/27/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/26/2016Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
8/24/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for LINE Corporation (NYSE:LN)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for LINE Corporation (NYSE:LN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.65 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.01 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for LINE Corporation (NYSE:LN)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for LINE Corporation (NYSE:LN)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for LINE Corporation (NYSE:LN)
Latest Headlines for LINE Corporation (NYSE:LN)
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finance.yahoo.com logoTop Hedge Fund Ideas That Outperform the Market
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 6:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLINE Corporation Establishes New Subsidiary by Company Split (Simplified Incorporation-Type Company Split)
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 11:38 AM
bizjournals.com logoTupperware in talks with officials about trying to land Amazon’s new HQ2
www.bizjournals.com - September 20 at 2:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLINE Corporation (LN) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 4:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKakao Counts on Japan's Love of Manga to Break Through Overseas
finance.yahoo.com - September 3 at 7:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSina Corporation (SINA) and LINE Corporation (LN) Critical Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 6:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Survey: LINE Corporation (LN) vs. Sina Corporation (SINA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 24 at 6:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLINE Corporation (LN) versus Sina Corporation (SINA) Head-To-Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 6:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLINE Corporation (NYSE:LN) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 12 at 4:32 AM
businesswire.com logoLINE Corporation Announces Consolidated Financial Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2017 - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - August 12 at 2:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLINE posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 2:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLINE Corporation Announces Consolidated Financial Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 6:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLINE posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 6:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to LINE Corp. : August 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 12:27 AM
nasdaq.com logoAsian ADRs Move Lower in Wednesday Trading - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 3 at 3:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLINE Corporation (NYSE:LN) Forecasted to Post FY2018 Earnings of $0.34 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 6:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLINE Corporation (NYSE:LN) & IZEA (IZEA) Financial Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 6:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for LINE Corporation Decreased by Jefferies Group (NYSE:LN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 9:59 AM
businesswire.com logoLINE Corporation Announces Summary of Consolidated Financial ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - July 27 at 4:00 AM
businesswire.com logoLINE Corporation Establishes New Subsidiary by Company Split (Simplified Incorporation-Type Company Split) - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - July 27 at 4:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLINE Corporation Announces Summary of Consolidated Financial Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 3:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLINE Corporation Reports Other Operating Income (Gains on Transfer of Business)
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 3:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLINE Corporation Establishes New Subsidiary by Company Split (Simplified Incorporation-Type Company Split)
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 3:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLine Corp first-half profit jumps 39 percent, boosted by asset transfer
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 4:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing LinkedIn Corp (LNKD) and LINE Corporation (LN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 22 at 12:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMatch Group (MTCH) & LINE Corporation (LN) Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 20 at 8:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLINE Corporation: Notice of Confirmation of Terms for the Issuance of Stock Options (Warrants)
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 4:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLINE Corporation (NYSE:LN) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 1:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLINE Corporation (NYSE:LN) Cut to Sell at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 11:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to LINE Corp. : July 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 12:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Contrast: LINE Corporation (LN) vs. Facebook (FB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 12:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLINE Corporation (LN) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 28 at 12:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to LINE Corp. : June 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 6:30 PM
businesswire.com logoLine Corporation Introduces Employee Stock Ownership Plan (Determination of the Details) - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - June 27 at 5:06 AM
businesswire.com logoLINE Corporation Issues Stock Options (Warrants) | Business Wire - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - June 27 at 5:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLINE Corporation Issues Stock Options (Warrants)
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 12:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLINE Corp. :LN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 12:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLINE Corporation (LN) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 23 at 11:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting LINE Corporation (LN) and Renren (RENN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 20 at 8:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBetter Buy: Facebook, Inc. vs. Line Corp
finance.yahoo.com - June 18 at 5:50 PM
cnn.com logoUS sailors missing after Navy destroyer collision off Japan
www.cnn.com - June 18 at 8:58 AM
streetinsider.com logoLINE Corp. (LN) and Toyota Motors (TM) Announce MOU to Explore Connected Automotive Technology - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - June 17 at 12:15 AM
seekingalpha.com logoLine and Toyota announce new smart vehicle tech agreement
seekingalpha.com - June 16 at 7:26 AM
streetinsider.com logoLINE Corp. (LN) and Toyota Motors (TM) Announce MOU to Explore Connected Automotive Technology
www.streetinsider.com - June 16 at 7:26 AM
marketwatch.com logoCentrica sells stake in Canadian joint venture
www.marketwatch.com - June 9 at 9:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLine Corp (LN) Upgraded by Nomura to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 11:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLine Corp (LN) Raised to "Buy" at Instinet
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 9:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLine Corp (LN) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 29 at 9:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo3 Social Media Stocks I'd Never Touch
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 3:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo"Skullgirls" Debuts on the App Store and Redefines the Fighting Game Genre on Mobile
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 3:13 AM

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