As of right now, LivePerson Inc. [LPSN] is trading at $12.31, up 9.33%. In order to assess the stock’s recent performance, you can check whether its short-term value is rising or falling. The LPSN shares have gain 10.50% over the last week, with a monthly amount glided 13.98%, and seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.
On 17, January 2023, LivePerson named a Leader in Conversational Intelligence, CX, and EX in Opus Research Report. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, Analyst report highlights LivePerson’s strategy, performance, and reach in field of AI-powered customer engagement.
From an analyst’s perspective:
LivePerson Inc. [NASDAQ: LPSN] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on September 23, 2022, when Credit Suisse initiated its Underperform rating and assigned the stock a price target of $8. Previously, KeyBanc Capital Markets started tracking the stock with Overweight rating on September 13, 2022, and set its price target to $16. On August 09, 2022, downgrade downgraded it’s rating to Hold but maintained its price target of $15 on the stock. ROTH Capital upgraded its rating to a Buy but stick to its price target of $25 on May 10, 2022. William Blair downgraded its rating to a Mkt Perform. ROTH Capital downgraded its rating to Neutral for this stock on February 25, 2022. In a note dated February 25, 2022, Northland Capital downgraded an Market Perform rating on this stock.
Through the last year, LivePerson Inc.’s stock price ranged from $7.96 to $31.30. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $13.20 within the next 12 months. LivePerson Inc. [NASDAQ: LPSN] shares were valued at $12.31 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 7.23% based on the average LPSN price forecast.
Analyzing the LPSN fundamentals
For LivePerson Inc., (LPSN), the latest quarter sales were 129.56 billion, which represents an 9.60% increase. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +62.49% with Operating Margin at -19.14%, Pretax Margin comes in at -27.12%, and Net Margin reading is -26.61%.
Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 11.53 points at the first support level, and at 10.76 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 12.74, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 13.18.
LivePerson Inc. [LPSN] reported earnings per share of -$0.23 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 6/29/2022. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of -$0.13/share, meaning a difference of -$0.1 and a surprise factor of -76.90%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 3/30/2022 were -$0.33 per share as compared to estimates of -$0.49 per share, a difference of $0.16 representing a surprise of 32.70%.
Ratios To Look Out For
It is important to note that LivePerson Inc. [NASDAQ:LPSN] has a current ratio of 2.20. In addition, the Quick Ratio stands at 2.85 and the Cash Ratio stands at 2.34. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 5.29, the price to book ratio is 7.38.
Transactions by insiders
In the past 3 months, 0 insiders have purchased 0 shares, and 2 have sold 20,242 shares. Recent insider trading involved Collins John DeNeen, Chief Financial Officer, that happened on Nov 01 when 412.0 shares were sold. Chief Accounting Officer, Osumi Norman M. completed a deal on Apr 22 to sell 475.0 shares. Meanwhile, EVP, Policy & General Counsel Greenberg Monica L. sold 986.0 shares on Apr 12.