NYSE:LN - LINE Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$35.87 +0.81 (+2.31 %)
(As of 05/24/2018 10:07 AM ET)
Previous Close$35.91
Today's Range$35.87 - $35.98
52-Week Range$33.91 - $47.81
Volume1,729 shs
Average Volume124,807 shs
Market Capitalization$8.38 billion
P/E Ratio116.87
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.47

About LINE (NYSE:LN)

LINE logoLINE Corporation provides a platform for mobile messaging and communication services, content distribution, and related services primarily in Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, and Hong Kong. The company offers LINE, a cross-platform messenger application that enable users to communicate through free instant messaging, and voice and video calls, as well as serves as a smart portal to its other applications and services. It also provides communication and content sales and advertising services through the LINE platform; and advertising services through LINE advertising, and livedoor and NAVER Matome Web portals. The company was formerly known as NHN Japan Corporation and changed its name to LINE Corporation in April 2013. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. LINE Corporation is a subsidiary of Naver Corporation.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNYSE:LN
CUSIPN/A
Phone813-4316-2050

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.74
Quick Ratio1.71

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio116.87
Forward P/E Ratio70.33
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.60 billion
Price / Sales5.35
Cash Flow$0.5812 per share
Price / Cash61.72
Book Value$7.14 per share
Price / Book5.02

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.30
Net Income$71.89 million
Net Margins2.74%
Return on Equity2.83%
Return on Assets1.80%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,783
Outstanding Shares238,520,000

LINE (NYSE:LN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is LINE's stock symbol?

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

How were LINE's earnings last quarter?

LINE (NYSE:LN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 25th. The technology company reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.12. The technology company had revenue of $449.83 million for the quarter. LINE had a return on equity of 2.83% and a net margin of 2.74%. View LINE's Earnings History.

When is LINE's next earnings date?

LINE is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 9th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for LINE.

Who are some of LINE's key competitors?

Who are LINE's key executives?

LINE's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Takeshi Idezawa, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres & Representative Director (Age 45)
  • Mr. Jun Masuda, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer & Director (Age 40)
  • Mr. Joongho Shin, Chief Global Officer & Director (Age 45)
  • Mr. In-Joon Hwang, CFO & Director (Age 53)
  • Kokan Ki, Head of Fin. and Accounting (Age 42)

When did LINE IPO?

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

Has LINE been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about LN stock have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. LINE earned a news impact score of 0.25 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 45.24 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are LINE's major shareholders?

LINE's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Tremblant Capital Group (0.67%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (0.10%), United Capital Financial Advisers LLC (0.03%), Atlantic Trust Group LLC (0.03%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.01%) and Stifel Financial Corp (0.01%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for LINE.

Which major investors are selling LINE stock?

LN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tremblant Capital Group, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. and A.R.T. Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for LINE.

Which major investors are buying LINE stock?

LN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stifel Financial Corp, Jane Street Group LLC, Atlantic Trust Group LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., United Capital Financial Advisers LLC and PNC Financial Services Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for LINE.

How do I buy shares of LINE?

Shares of LN 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 LINE's stock price today?

One share of LN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.97.

How big of a company is LINE?

LINE has a market capitalization of $8.38 billion and generates $1.60 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $71.89 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.30 on an earnings per share basis. LINE employs 1,783 workers across the globe.

How can I contact LINE?

LINE's mailing address is JR Shinjuku Miraina Tower 23rd Floor 4-1-6 Shinjuku, Tokyo M0, 160-0022. The technology company can be reached via phone at 813-4316-2050.


MarketBeat Community Rating for LINE (LN)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  121 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  166 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  287
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about LINE and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

LINE (NYSE:LN) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
9 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for LINE in the last 12 months. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.002.002.002.11
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
4 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: N/AN/AN/AN/A
Price Target Upside: N/AN/AN/AN/A

LINE (NYSE:LN) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for LINE (NYSE:LN)

LINE (NYSE:LN) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/24/2018MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLowView Rating Details
4/19/2018Jefferies GroupDowngradeHold ➝ UnderperformMediumView Rating Details
1/31/2018MizuhoDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformHighView Rating Details
1/11/2018CLSAUpgradeSell ➝ UnderperformLowView Rating Details
10/31/2017UBSUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/27/2017BNP ParibasDowngradeHold ➝ ReduceN/AView Rating Details
10/25/2017Deutsche BankUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/AView Rating Details
5/31/2017NomuraUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLowView Rating Details
5/31/2017InstinetUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHighView Rating Details
4/29/2017Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutralHighView Rating Details
1/25/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
8/24/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2016 forward)

Earnings

LINE (NYSE:LN) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for LINE (NYSE:LN)

LINE (NYSE:LN) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.51 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.67 EPS

LINE (NYSE LN) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/9/2018        
4/25/20183/31/2018$0.07($0.05)$449.83 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2017Q3 2017$0.07$387.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2017Q2 2017$0.34$454.42 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.05$342.07 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2016Q3 2016$0.12$352.69 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q2 2016($0.02)$0.13$342.08 million$354.37 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

LINE (NYSE:LN) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

LINE (NYSE LN) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Institutional Ownership Percentage: 3.52%
Insider Trading History for LINE (NYSE:LN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for LINE (NYSE:LN)

LINE (NYSE LN) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

LINE (NYSE LN) News Headlines

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www.forbes.com - May 23 at 9:47 AM
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www.nytimes.com - May 22 at 9:51 AM
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www.nytimes.com - May 17 at 10:31 AM
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www.ft.com - May 16 at 3:53 PM
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www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 1:33 PM
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www.wsj.com - May 14 at 11:11 AM
LINE (LN) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from AnalystsLINE (LN) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 5:55 AM
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www.nytimes.com - May 13 at 4:15 PM
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feeds.benzinga.com - May 12 at 9:25 AM
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www.cnn.com - May 11 at 3:53 PM
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www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 2:55 PM
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LINE (LN) and Its Peers Head-To-Head ComparisonLINE (LN) and Its Peers Head-To-Head Comparison
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