LivePerson Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN) started the day on January 07, 2021, with a price increase of 5.23% at $63.97. During the day, the stock rose to $64.18 and sunk to $60.74 before settling in for the price of $60.79 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, LPSN posted a 52-week range of $14.08-$68.55.
The Technology sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been 6.80% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -62.60%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -263.00%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $66.45 million, simultaneously with a float of $61.43 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $4.24 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $57.63, while the 200-day Moving Average is $45.94.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 1341 number of employees on its payroll. It has generated 217,456 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -71,641. The stock had 4.36 Receivables turnover and 0.73 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +69.66, operating margin was -29.14 and Pretax Margin of -31.97.
LivePerson Inc. (LPSN) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Software – Application Industry. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Jan 04, this organization’s EVP, Policy & General Counsel sold 15,000 shares at the rate of 61.94, making the entire transaction reach 929,100 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 20,854. Preceding that transaction, on Dec 30, Company’s Chief Executive Officer sold 39,495 for 62.09, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 2,452,245. This particular insider is now the holder of 366,971 in total.
LivePerson Inc. (LPSN) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 9/29/2020, the organization reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at -$0.06) by $0.14. This company achieved a net margin of -32.95 while generating a return on equity of -60.18. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -0.05 per share during the current fiscal year.
LivePerson Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -263.00% and is forecasted to reach 0.01 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 30.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -62.60% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
LivePerson Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for LivePerson Inc. (LPSN). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.40. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 2.95. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 12.34.
In the same vein, LPSN’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -1.87, a figure that is expected to reach 0.00 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 0.01 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of LivePerson Inc. (LPSN)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of LivePerson Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN), its last 5-days Average volume was 0.92 million that shows plunge from its year to date volume of 1.04 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 38.13% While, its Average True Range was 2.94.
Raw Stochastic average of LivePerson Inc. (LPSN) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 80.32%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 56.59% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 49.97% that was lower than 62.08% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.