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NYSE:LNLine Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.22 (-0.44 %)
(As of 06/4/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $49.32
50-Day Range
MA: $49.41
52-Week Range
Now: $49.32
Volume9,900 shs
Average Volume20,448 shs
Market Capitalization$11.88 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
LINE Corporation provides a platform for mobile messaging and communication services, content distribution, and life and financial services primarily in Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and Indonesia. It operates through two segments, Core Business and Strategic Business. The company offers LINE, a cross-platform messenger application that enables users to communicate through free instant messaging, stickers, and voice and video calls, as well as serves as a smart portal to its other applications and services. It also provides communication products, including LINE Stickers and themes; and contents, such as LINE Games, LINE PLAY, LINE Manga, LINE Music, and LINE Fortune. In addition, the company offers display advertising services through Timeline, LINE NEWS, and LINE TODAY; account advertising products and services comprising official accounts, [email protected], sponsored stickers, and LINE Point Ads; and other advertising products and services that include LINE Part-time Job, livedoor, and Matome Web portals. Further, it sells LINE characters merchandise under the LINE Friends name; and provides fintech services, such as LINE Pay service, as well as other services that include AI and e-commerce. 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.42 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.12 billion
Book Value$6.67 per share


Net Income$-431,370,000.00


Market Cap$11.88 billion
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (Estimated)

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Line (NYSE:LN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Line's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Line's stock was trading at $50.32 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LN shares have decreased by 2.0% and is now trading at $49.32. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Line?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Line in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Line.

When is Line's next earnings date?

Line is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Line.

How were Line's earnings last quarter?

Line Corp (NYSE:LN) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 28th. The technology company reported ($0.32) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.13) by $0.19. The technology company earned $543.76 million during the quarter. Line had a negative return on equity of 26.60% and a negative net margin of 19.23%. View Line's earnings history.

Has Line been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about LN stock have been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Line earned a coverage optimism score of -2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the technology company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutLine.

Who are some of Line's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Line own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Line investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), First Solar (FSLR), Netflix (NFLX), Twilio (TWLO), Broadcom (AVGO), Gilead Sciences (GILD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Ring Energy (REI), Ring Energy (REI) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

Who are Line's key executives?

Line's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Takeshi Idezawa, Pres, CEO & Representative Director (Age 46)
  • Mr. Jungho Shin, Co-CEO, Chief WOW Officer & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. In-Joon Hwang, CFO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Jun Masuda, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer and Director (Age 41)
  • Kokan Ki, Head of Fin. and Accounting (Age 43)

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 acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Nomura were co-managers.

What is Line's stock symbol?

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

Who are Line's major shareholders?

Line's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.13%), Henry James International Management Inc. (0.05%), Aperio Group LLC (0.04%), Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.03%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.03%) and Toroso Investments LLC (0.03%).

Which major investors are selling Line stock?

LN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., United Capital Financial Advisers LLC, Toroso Investments LLC, CSat Investment Advisory L.P., OneAscent Financial Services LLC, Lenox Wealth Management Inc., Sofos Investments Inc., and UBS Group AG.

Which major investors are buying Line stock?

LN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Eqis Capital Management Inc., Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Aigen Investment Management LP, and Altium Wealth Management LLC.

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Line's stock price today?

One share of LN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $49.32.

How big of a company is Line?

Line has a market capitalization of $11.88 billion and generates $2.12 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-431,370,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.82) on an earnings per share basis. Line employs 3,085 workers across the globe.

What is Line's official website?

The official website for Line is www.linecorp.com.

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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