LivePerson Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) went down by -4.66% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $68.55. The company’s stock price has collected 1.42% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 12/10/20 that New survey reveals the vast majority of insurance customers prefer Conversational AI and messaging experiences
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for LPSN is at 1.26. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 14 analysts out of 17 who provided ratings for LivePerson Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 3 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $70.53, which is $7.21 above the current price. LPSN currently public float of 61.47M and currently shorts hold a 18.58% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of LPSN was 822.44K shares.
LPSN’s Market Performance
LPSN stocks went up by 1.42% for the week, with a monthly jump of 12.63% and a quarterly performance of 7.85%, while its annual performance rate touched 53.90%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.50% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.71% for LivePerson Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 0.16% for LPSN stocks with a simple moving average of 34.29% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of LPSN
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for LPSN stocks, with Jefferies repeating the rating for LPSN by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for LPSN in the upcoming period, according to Jefferies is $65 based on the research report published on January 11th of the current year 2021.
Rosenblatt, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see LPSN reach a price target of $73. The rating they have provided for LPSN stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on December 18th, 2020.
Needham gave a rating of “Buy” to LPSN, setting the target price at $33 in the report published on March 16th of the previous year.
LPSN Trading at 7.30% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought LPSN to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -9.57% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.71%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.50%, as shares surge +10.64% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +9.60% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, LPSN rose by +1.42%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +174.66% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $62.19. In addition, LivePerson Inc. saw -0.39% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at LPSN starting from Greenberg Monica L., who sale 15,000 shares at the price of $61.94 back on Jan 04. After this action, Greenberg Monica L. now owns 20,854 shares of LivePerson Inc., valued at $929,100 using the latest closing price.
LOCASCIO ROBERT P, the Chief Executive Officer of LivePerson Inc., sale 39,495 shares at $62.09 during a trade that took place back on Dec 30, which means that LOCASCIO ROBERT P is holding 366,971 shares at $2,452,245 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for LPSN
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -29.14 for the present operating margin
- +69.66 for the gross margin
The net margin for LivePerson Inc. stands at -32.95. The total capital return value is set at -32.83, while invested capital returns managed to touch -37.59. Equity return is now at value -86.60, with -23.80 for asset returns.
Based on LivePerson Inc. (LPSN), the company’s capital structure generated 133.62 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 57.20. Total debt to assets is 38.71, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 129.18. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 55.29.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 8.02, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.08. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.36 and the total asset turnover is 0.73. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.63.