NYSE:LN - Line Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $36.16 -0.19 (-0.52 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$36.35Today's Range$35.92 - $36.6052-Week Range$27.66 - $46.48Volume289,200 shsAverage Volume97,408 shsMarket Capitalization$8.63 billionP/E Ratio120.53Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.38 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email LINE 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, stickers, 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. Receive LN News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LN and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related Sub-IndustryN/A SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNYSE:LN Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1611820 Webwww.linecorp.com Phone813-4316-2000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.68 Current Ratio2.64 Quick Ratio2.60Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio120.53 Forward P/E Ratio904.00 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.14 billion Price / Sales4.03 Cash Flow$0.1867 per share Price / Cash Flow193.72 Book Value$7.96 per share Price / Book4.54Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.30 Net Income$-33,830,000.00 Net Margins-1.60% Return on Equity-2.60% Return on Assets-1.32%Miscellaneous Employees4,345 Outstanding Shares238,524,000Market Cap$8.63 billion Next Earnings Date2/27/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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." When is Line's next earnings date? Line is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Line. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Line? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Line in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Line. Has Line been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about LN stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news 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 news impact score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Line's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Line include Red Hat (RHT), Twitter (TWTR), IHS Markit (INFO), Match Group (MTCH), Weibo (WB), Snap (SNAP), Yandex (YNDX), 58.com (WUBA), FactSet Research Systems (FDS), Trade Desk (TTD), Tripadvisor (TRIP), Sabre (SABR), Wix.Com (WIX), HUYA (HUYA) and InterXion (INXN). 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), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), First Solar (FSLR), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Broadcom (AVGO), Western Digital (WDC), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and United States Steel (X). Who are Line's key executives? Line's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Takeshi Idezawa, Pres, CEO & Representative Director (Age 46)Mr. In-Joon Hwang, CFO & Director (Age 54)Mr. Jun Masuda, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer and Director (Age 41)Mr. Jungho Shin, Director & Chief Service Officer (Age 46)Kokan Ki, Head of Fin. and Accounting (Age 43) When did Line IPO? (LN) raised $928 million in an 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 served as the underwriters for the IPO and Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Nomura were co-managers. Who are Line's major shareholders? Line's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hillhouse Capital Advisors Ltd. (0.51%), Carmignac Gestion (0.40%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (0.14%), Matthews International Capital Management LLC (0.12%), Henry James International Management Inc. (0.04%) and Jane Street Group 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 Bank of America Corp DE, LMR Partners LLP, Carmignac Gestion, Baillie Gifford & Co., Bank of Montreal Can and D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc.. Which major investors are buying Line stock? LN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hillhouse Capital Advisors Ltd., Matthews International Capital Management LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, OLD Mission Capital LLC, Henry James International Management Inc., Financial Gravity Companies Inc., PNC Financial Services Group Inc. and Citigroup Inc.. 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 $36.16. How big of a company is Line? Line has a market capitalization of $8.63 billion and generates $2.14 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-33,830,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.30 on an earnings per share basis. Line employs 4,345 workers across the globe. What is Line's official website? The official website for Line is http://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 813-4316-2000. MarketBeat Community Rating for Line (NYSE LN)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 173 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 239 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 412MarketBeat'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. This page was last updated on 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)?