The LivePerson Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) is going down by -15.14% in today’s trading session, a fall equivalent to -6.12% of the stock’s price from yesterday’s market close. A news came out 19 hours ago stating that LivePerson Announces Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results by WSJ. The lowest point that the shares touched during the trading session was $40.02, while the peak of the day was recorded at a share price of $42.30. LPSN finished the previous session at $40.41 according to the data provided by Barchart, while the trading volume was observed to be $2576378.
In the 100 days of trading, LPSN managed to top a 35.82% Moving average. Additionally, LivePerson Inc. shares have achieved a 52-week range between 16.98 and 42.85 alongside 100 days raw stochastic set at 40.09%.
The number of shares outstanding, according to the fundamentals of the company, is set at 63.86M, equal to the value of $2.58B in market capitalization. In the last 30 days, LivePerson Inc. shares went down by -21.03%, adding 42.85 to growth in value, on top of a +3.27% boost since 10/08/19.
LivePerson Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) Analyst’s Estimates
LivePerson Inc. (LPSN) could record at least -$0.06 per share in quarterly earnings in the upcoming report on 02/20/2020, a number that would actually represent a decrease of -0.11 YOY.
According to the average analyst rating, LivePerson Inc. would be rated as Buy. Out of 14 different analysts monitoring LPSN stock, 14 analysts rate the stock as a BUY, 0 suggest to give the rating of HOLD, 0 indicate that LPSN is an OVERWEIGHT, 0 rated the stock as a SELL, and 0 analyst believes that the stock should be rated as UNDERWEIGHT.
On September 20, 2019, the stock earned a Reiterated rating due to a new analyst call from Needham, while analysts from The Benchmark Company believe that the stock is set at Buy, as concluded on July 31, 2019. KeyBanc Capital Markets, is still rather wary about the stock, deciding to keep the rating at Overweight as confirmed through a call on July 12, 2019.
Regardless of the rating, Berenberg did increase their price to $40 as they are considering target share price analysis. Needham, on the other hand, provided a rather enthusiastic opinion on the rating, concluded in an analyst call on May 03, 2019, giving the stock a Buy rating.
LPSN Key Ratios To Watch:
Taking in account the profitability of the Company, gross profit margin of +71.78% has been attained, while the operating margin has been recorded at -7.46%. The firm is also showcasing profitability through returns on assets in the company’s ownership, with ROA set at -9.57%. Beta value of the stock is recorded at 1.02. Additionally, LivePerson Inc. is recording price volatility of 4.00% for the period of the last seven days and 3.61% in the last 30 days.
LivePerson Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) Technical Outlook
For the period of the last 50 days, LivePerson Inc. had its Raw Stochastic average set at 10.62% for the latest technical analysis. In comparison to the period of the last 20 days, the present Raw Stochastic average for the last 50 days poses as improvement, set at 10.62%. Stochastic %K for LivePerson Inc., with the last 20 days included, was set at 52.98%, having Stochastic %D topping 70.46%. Based on the previous performance of the company for the mentioned period, there are more than several recorded moving trends. When it comes to the period of the last 12 months, accounting the time for year-to-date, price performance appears to be encouraging for LivePerson Inc. stocks with recording 114.26% in metrics.
LivePerson Inc. Insider Watch:
Similarly, 88.11% of the company’s float is held by institutions – and there are 237 institutions in total holding shares of this company. The top three institutional holders of LPSN stocks are: Blackrock Inc. with ownership of $258.0 million, which is approximately 9234690 of the company’s shares; Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), holding 6230499 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $174.0 million; and FMR, LLC, currently with more than 3879211 shares of the company valued at $108.0 million. Positions in LivePerson Inc. stocks held by institutional investors has been changing actively in the past six months, a period during which there were 6 insider purchases amounting to 68089 shares. Similarly, there were 12 sale transactions amounting to 66435 shares, with the net shares purchased during the last six months reaching 1,654.