LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) SVP Daryl Carlough sold 4,754 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.56, for a total value of $73,972.24. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 10,510 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $163,535.60. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
Daryl Carlough also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Wednesday, December 20th, Daryl Carlough sold 500 shares of LivePerson stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.45, for a total value of $5,725.00.
LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) opened at $15.75 on Tuesday. LivePerson, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $6.47 and a fifty-two week high of $15.80. The stock has a market capitalization of $928.58, a PE ratio of -50.80 and a beta of 0.93.
LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 20th. The technology company reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.02) by ($0.02). LivePerson had a negative return on equity of 3.11% and a negative net margin of 8.31%. The firm had revenue of $57.39 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $56.60 million. analysts expect that LivePerson, Inc. will post -0.07 EPS for the current year.
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Ellington Management Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of LivePerson in the 4th quarter worth about $146,000. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio purchased a new position in shares of LivePerson in the 3rd quarter worth about $177,000. Advisor Group Inc. purchased a new position in shares of LivePerson in the 3rd quarter worth about $189,000. Miles Capital Inc. purchased a new position in shares of LivePerson in the 4th quarter worth about $169,000. Finally, Macquarie Group Ltd. purchased a new position in shares of LivePerson in the 3rd quarter worth about $215,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 78.60% of the company’s stock.
LPSN has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. B. Riley initiated coverage on LivePerson in a research report on Thursday, December 14th. They set a “buy” rating and a $16.50 target price for the company. BidaskClub upgraded LivePerson from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 6th. Oppenheimer restated a “hold” rating on shares of LivePerson in a research report on Friday, January 26th. Northland Securities restated a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price on shares of LivePerson in a research report on Friday, February 23rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut LivePerson from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 22nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. LivePerson currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $15.98.
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LivePerson, Inc (Liveperson) is a provider of mobile and online business messaging technologies that power digital communication between brands and consumers. The Company’s segments include Business and Consumer. The Business segment enables brands to leverage its cloud-based LiveEngage’s intelligence engine.
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