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LINE Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.32 (+0.62 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $51.89
50-Day Range
MA: $51.40
52-Week Range
Now: $51.89
Volume5,045 shs
Average Volume31,175 shs
Market Capitalization$12.50 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. The company operates through two segments, Core Business and Strategic Business. Its mobile messenger application 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 offers display advertising services, including Smart Channel, Timeline, LINE NEWS and LINE TODAY, LINE Manga, LINE BLOG, and LINE SHOPPING, as well as LINE Ads Platform for Publishers; and account advertising products and services comprising LINE official accounts, Sponsored Stickers, LINE Point Ads, and LINE Sales Promotion. In addition, the company provides other advertising products and services, such as LINE Part-Time Job, livedoor, and Matome. Further, it offers communication products, which includes Messaging, Stickers, Timeline, Themes, and Free Call and LINE Out; contents, such as LINE Games, LINE PLAY, LINE NEWS and LINE TODAY, LINE LIVE and LINE TV, LINE Manga, LINE Music, and LINE Fortune and LINE BLOG. Additionally, the company provides LINE characters merchandise under the LINE Friends name; and other services, including fintech, LINE Clova AI platform, blockchain-related initiatives, 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: 2.2Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.57 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$6.30 per share


Net Income$-431,370,000.00


Market Cap$12.50 billion
Next Earnings Date2/3/2021 (Estimated)
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LINE (NYSE:LN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has LINE's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

LINE's stock was trading at $50.32 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LN stock has increased by 3.1% and is now trading at $51.89.
View which stocks have been most impacted by COVID-19

What stocks does MarketBeat like better than LINE?

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When is LINE's next earnings date?

LINE is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 3rd 2021.
View our earnings forecast for LINE

How were LINE's earnings last quarter?

LINE Co. (NYSE:LN) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 28th. The technology company reported ($0.35) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The technology company had revenue of $856.21 million for the quarter. LINE had a negative return on equity of 26.95% and a negative net margin of 15.54%.
View LINE's earnings history

Are investors shorting LINE?

LINE saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 32,800 shares, an increase of 26.2% from the October 15th total of 26,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 11,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days.
View LINE's Short Interest

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), Micron Technology (MU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Broadcom (AVGO), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Dominion Energy (D) and First Solar (FSLR).

Who are LINE's key executives?

LINE's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Takeshi Idezawa, Pres, CEO & Representative Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. In-Joon Hwang, CFO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Jun Masuda, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer and Director (Age 42)
  • Mr. Jungho Shin, Chief WOW Officer & Representative Director (Age 48)
  • Kokan Ki, Head of Fin. and Accounting (Age 44)
  • Ms. Euibin Park, CTO & Head of Web Services Devel. Group (Age 45)
  • Mr. Takeshi Nakayama, Chief Privacy & Information Security Officer and Legal & Compliance and Risk Management Officer
  • Mr. Tomohiro Ikebe, Head of Services Devel. (Age 43)
  • Mr. Takeshi Shimamura, Head of Portal & Media Bus. (Age 43)
  • Mr. Shintaro Tabata, Chief-Corp Bus. Group, Advter. Product Planning Office&Head-Corp Bus.&Sr Exec. Officer (Age 44)

When did LINE IPO?

(LN) raised $928 million in an IPO 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 investors include Aperio Group LLC (0.04%), Jane Street Group LLC (0.00%), Omni Partners LLP (0.00%), US Bancorp DE (0.00%) and Morgan Stanley (0.00%).

Which major investors are selling LINE stock?

LN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Omni Partners LLP, and Jane Street Group LLC.

Which major investors are buying LINE stock?

LN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Aperio Group LLC, Morgan Stanley, and US Bancorp DE.

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 $51.89.

How big of a company is LINE?

LINE has a market capitalization of $12.50 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 6,998 workers across the globe.

What is LINE's official website?

The official website for LINE is 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 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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