Line Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:LN)

$41.87 +0.66 (+1.60 %)
(As of 02/19/2018 01:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$41.21
Today's Range$41.54 - $42.50
52-Week Range$30.90 - $47.81
Volume144,100 shs
Average Volume211,836 shs
Market Capitalization$9.99 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.19

About Line (NYSE:LN)

Line 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Social Media & Networking
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNYSE:LN
CUSIPN/A
Phone813-4316-2050

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.88%
Quick Ratio1.85%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E Ratio60.68
P/E Growth2.26

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.60 billion
Price / Sales6.25
Cash Flow$0.57 per share
Price / Cash73.54
Book Value$7.09 per share
Price / Book5.91

Profitability

Trailing EPSN/A
Net Income$71.89 million
Net Margins4.45%
Return on Equity5.46%
Return on Assets3.50%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,783
Outstanding Shares238,500,000

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."

When will Line make its next earnings announcement?

Line is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 25th 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:

  • Hae Jin Lee, Chairman of the Board (Age 50)
  • Takeshi Idezawa, President, Chief Executive Officer, Representative Director (Age 44)
  • In Joon Hwang, Chief Financial Officer, Director (Age 52)
  • Euivin Park, Chief Technology Officer, Senior Executive Officer, Manager of Development 1st Center
  • Jun Masuda, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, Director (Age 40)
  • 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 IPO?

(LN) raised $928 million in an initial public offering 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 owns Line stock?

Line's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Tremblant Capital Group (1.01%), ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd (0.16%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.11%), Matthews International Capital Management LLC (0.09%), Aperio Group LLC (0.03%) and Deutsche Bank AG (0.02%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Line.

Who sold Line stock? Who is selling Line stock?

Line's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tremblant Capital Group, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd and Matthews International Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Line.

Who bought Line stock? Who is buying Line stock?

Line's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deutsche Bank AG, Aperio Group LLC, Eqis Capital Management Inc., FNY Partners Fund LP, First Trust Advisors LP, Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc., Greenleaf Trust and Financial Gravity Companies Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Line.

How do I buy Line stock?

Shares of Line 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 Line stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.87.

How big of a company is Line?

Line has a market capitalization of $9.99 billion and generates $1.60 billion in revenue each year. 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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  83 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  138 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  221
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Line 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

Line (NYSE:LN) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.002.142.132.11
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
2 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

Show:
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/31/2018MizuhoDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformHighView Rating Details
1/11/2018CLSAUpgradeSell -> UnderperformLowView 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
11/29/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
10/27/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
8/24/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2016 forward)

Earnings

Line (NYSE:LN) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Line (NYSE:LN)

Line (NYSE LN) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/25/2018        
10/25/2017Q3 2017$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2017Q2 2017$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2016Q3 2016$0.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q2 2016($0.02)$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Estimates

Line (NYSE:LN) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.69 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.19 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Line (NYSE:LN)


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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Line (NYSE LN)

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Headlines

Line (NYSE LN) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Subarus Giant New Ascent SUV Starts Under $33,000Subaru's Giant New Ascent SUV Starts Under $33,000
fortune.com - February 16 at 3:59 PM
UPDATE 1-Barrick Gold earnings in line with forecasts, output seen fallingUPDATE 1-Barrick Gold earnings in line with forecasts, output seen falling
www.cnbc.com - February 15 at 4:00 PM
TransCanada to proceed with Canada gas line expansion, beats profitTransCanada to proceed with Canada gas line expansion, beats profit
www.reuters.com - February 15 at 4:00 PM
Billionaire Richard Bransons cruise line to create hundreds of jobs in Broward CountyBillionaire Richard Branson's cruise line to create hundreds of jobs in Broward County
www.bizjournals.com - February 14 at 4:19 PM
MGM Resorts (MGM) Q4 Earnings to Reflect Top-Line StrengthMGM Resorts' (MGM) Q4 Earnings to Reflect Top-Line Strength
www.msn.com - February 14 at 4:19 PM
A plan to house L.A.s homeless residents could transform parking lots across the cityA plan to house L.A.'s homeless residents could transform parking lots across the city
www.latimes.com - February 9 at 8:41 AM
Trade of the Day: Facebook Inc Draws a Technical Line in the SandTrade of the Day: Facebook Inc Draws a Technical Line in the Sand
investorplace.com - February 8 at 7:51 AM
Line Target of Unusually High Options Trading (LN)Line Target of Unusually High Options Trading (LN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 8 at 1:16 AM
4 New Catalysts for Line Corporation4 New Catalysts for Line Corporation
www.fool.com - February 5 at 10:45 AM
Line Corp (LN) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from AnalystsLine Corp (LN) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 3 at 5:28 AM
SoftBank taking majority control of Lines mobile business - Seeking AlphaSoftBank taking majority control of Line's mobile business - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - February 2 at 8:38 AM
Lines (LN) CEO Takeshi Idezawa on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking AlphaLine's (LN) CEO Takeshi Idezawa on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - February 2 at 8:38 AM
LINE MOBILE Corporation, a Consolidated Subsidiary of LINE Corporation, Execute of Memorandum of Understanding for Strategic Alliance and Prospect of Change to SubsidiaryLINE MOBILE Corporation, a Consolidated Subsidiary of LINE Corporation, Execute of Memorandum of Understanding for Strategic Alliance and Prospect of Change to Subsidiary
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 8:38 AM
Research Analysts Offer Predictions for Line Corps FY2018 Earnings (LN)Research Analysts Offer Predictions for Line Corp's FY2018 Earnings (LN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 1 at 12:32 PM
Line Falls After Outlays for New Businesses Led to Surprise LossLine Falls After Outlays for New Businesses Led to Surprise Loss
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 8:43 AM
Japan's biggest messaging app Line is planning to launch a cryptocurrency exchangeJapan's biggest messaging app Line is planning to launch a cryptocurrency exchange
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 5:08 PM
Mizuho Downgrades Line (LN) to UnderperformMizuho Downgrades Line (LN) to Underperform
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 31 at 12:10 PM
Japans Line to launch cryptocurrency exchange amid hacking fearsJapan's Line to launch cryptocurrency exchange amid hacking fears
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 8:45 AM
Line Expands Into Cryptocurrency Trading Amid Surprise LossLine Expands Into Cryptocurrency Trading Amid Surprise Loss
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 8:45 AM
SoftBank Group to take majority stake in Lines mobile unitSoftBank Group to take majority stake in Line's mobile unit
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 8:45 AM
Japans biggest messaging app Line is planning to launch a cryptocurrency exchangeJapan's biggest messaging app Line is planning to launch a cryptocurrency exchange
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 8:45 AM
LINE Corporation Announces Summary of Consolidated Financial Results for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2017LINE Corporation Announces Summary of Consolidated Financial Results for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 8:45 AM
Lines Huge DisconnectLine's Huge Disconnect
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 8:45 AM
Line Corp (LN) Forecasted to Post FY2017 Earnings of $0.64 Per ShareLine Corp (LN) Forecasted to Post FY2017 Earnings of $0.64 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 31 at 8:44 AM
Line Plans Expansion Into Crypto Trading and InsuranceLine Plans Expansion Into Crypto Trading and Insurance
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 5:00 PM
TRAFFIC: Mon Wharf reopens to commuter parking in Downtown PittsburghTRAFFIC: Mon Wharf reopens to commuter parking in Downtown Pittsburgh
www.msn.com - January 30 at 8:52 AM
$1.9 Billion I-405 Expansion in Orange County Kicks Off$1.9 Billion I-405 Expansion in Orange County Kicks Off
www.bizjournals.com - January 26 at 4:54 PM
Trade of the Day: Delta Air Lines, Inc. Falters Back to Technical SupportTrade of the Day: Delta Air Lines, Inc. Falters Back to Technical Support
investorplace.com - January 25 at 7:51 AM
Amazon Pulls Offensive ‘Slavery-Themed’ Clothing LineAmazon Pulls Offensive ‘Slavery-Themed’ Clothing Line
investorplace.com - January 23 at 2:08 PM
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Test Drive And Review: A Sporty Crossover Newcomer2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Test Drive And Review: A Sporty Crossover Newcomer
www.forbes.com - January 19 at 6:03 PM
TRAFFIC: Section Penn Ave. closed due to water main break in Bloomfield, LawrencevilleTRAFFIC: Section Penn Ave. closed due to water main break in Bloomfield, Lawrenceville
www.msn.com - January 19 at 10:23 AM
American Express Company (AXP) Shares Dip Despite Bottom-Line BeatAmerican Express Company (AXP) Shares Dip Despite Bottom-Line Beat
investorplace.com - January 18 at 6:44 PM
10 Best ETFs for 2018: Funds at the Starting Line10 Best ETFs for 2018: Funds at the Starting Line
investorplace.com - January 18 at 3:37 PM
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investorplace.com - January 16 at 10:40 AM
Form 8-K VISTEON CORP For: Jan 15Form 8-K VISTEON CORP For: Jan 15
www.streetinsider.com - January 16 at 9:23 AM
Delta Air Lines (DAL) a Hold on Anemic Sales GrowthDelta Air Lines (DAL) a Hold on Anemic Sales Growth
investorplace.com - January 12 at 10:40 AM
Delta Air Lines, Inc. Stock Pops on Q4 Earnings BeatDelta Air Lines, Inc. Stock Pops on Q4 Earnings Beat
investorplace.com - January 11 at 12:26 PM
Go Long Delta Air Lines, Inc. and Ignore the Short-Term TurbulenceGo Long Delta Air Lines, Inc. and Ignore the Short-Term Turbulence
investorplace.com - January 11 at 10:49 AM
Line (LN) Upgraded to Underperform by CLSALine (LN) Upgraded to Underperform by CLSA
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 11 at 9:02 AM
Line Explores Cryptocurrencies for Payment Services, Sources SayLine Explores Cryptocurrencies for Payment Services, Sources Say
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 9:24 AM
Line Corp (LN) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from BrokeragesLine Corp (LN) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 9 at 8:12 AM
Coachella 2018: Lineup, Dates and LocationCoachella 2018: Lineup, Dates and Location
investorplace.com - January 3 at 3:57 PM
TRAFFIC: Train, vehicle collide in East DeerTRAFFIC: Train, vehicle collide in East Deer
www.msn.com - December 22 at 9:27 AM
As Seen on TV: A Road Trip Tracks the Shows of the SouthAs Seen on TV: A Road Trip Tracks the Shows of the South
www.nytimes.com - December 20 at 9:20 AM
Better Stock: Twilio (TWLO) vs. Line Corp. (LN)Better Stock: Twilio (TWLO) vs. Line Corp. (LN)
www.fool.com - December 18 at 10:37 AM
Texas bullet train clears environmental hurdle, alignment approvedTexas bullet train clears environmental hurdle, alignment approved
www.bizjournals.com - December 16 at 9:20 AM
ETFs with exposure to LINE Corp. : December 15, 2017ETFs with exposure to LINE Corp. : December 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 6:05 PM
LINE Corporation (LN) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsLINE Corporation (LN) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 15 at 6:22 AM
Should LINE Corporation (LN) Be On Your Radar Now?Should LINE Corporation (LN) Be On Your Radar Now?
finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 9:33 AM
LINE (LN) Upgraded at Zacks Investment ResearchLINE (LN) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 8:07 PM

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