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

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$45.72 +0.44 (+0.97 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 12:41 PM ET)
Previous Close$45.72
Today's Range$45.35 - $45.7901
52-Week Range$34.00 - $47.81
Volume91,478 shs
Average Volume164,996 shs
Market Capitalization$10.91 billion
P/E Ratio152.40
Dividend YieldN/A
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, 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
SectorComputer and Technology


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


Trailing P/E Ratio152.40
Forward P/E Ratio134.47
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.60 billion
Price / Sales6.82
Cash Flow$0.5694 per share
Price / Cash80.30
Book Value$7.09 per share
Price / Book6.45


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


Outstanding Shares238,520,000
Market Cap$10,905.32

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 Corp (NYSE:LN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The technology company reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.12. The technology company earned $449.83 million during 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.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Line?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Line in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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, Pres, CEO & Representative Director (Age 45)
  • Mr. In-Joon Hwang, CFO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jun Masuda, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer and Director (Age 40)
  • Mr. Jungho Shin, Director & Chief Service Officer (Age 45)
  • 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 coverage about LN stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Line earned a news sentiment score of -0.10 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the technology company an impact score of 45.02 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are Line's major shareholders?

Line's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.01%) and World Asset Management Inc (0.00%). 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 World Asset Management Inc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Line.

Which major investors are buying Line stock?

LN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can. 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 $45.72.

How big of a company is Line?

Line has a market capitalization of $10.91 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 813-4316-2000.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Line (NYSE LN)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  143 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  180 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  323
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.
This page was last updated on 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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