Analysts See $-0.02 EPS for LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN)

January 14, 2018 - By Louis Casey

 Analysts See $ 0.02 EPS for LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN)
Investors sentiment increased to 2 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.47, from 1.53 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 4 investors sold LivePerson, Inc. shares while 34 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 41.93 million shares or 8.83% more from 38.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Barclays Public Ltd Com invested in 0% or 30,441 shares. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) holds 4 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Can reported 0% of its portfolio in LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN). Parametric Associate Lc accumulated 229,941 shares. 85,700 were accumulated by Hillsdale Inv Incorporated. Louisiana State Employees Retirement holds 0.01% or 22,000 shares. Pinebridge Investments Ltd Partnership holds 6,724 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Blackrock has 6.68 million shares. Alliancebernstein L P owns 63,030 shares. Public Sector Pension Invest Board has invested 0% of its portfolio in LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN). Mufg Americas Corp has 0% invested in LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) for 92 shares. Ameritas Inv owns 4,955 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Ls Advsrs Lc stated it has 0% in LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN). California-based Aperio Grp Lc has invested 0.01% in LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN). Cortina Asset Management Limited has invested 0.27% in LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN).

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $796,177 activity. Shares for $31,533 were sold by Murphy Daniel Richard on Wednesday, September 20. VASKEVITCH DAVID sold $652,500 worth of stock or 50,000 shares. Dean Dustin also sold $13,666 worth of LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) shares. Shares for $35,143 were sold by LOCASCIO ROBERT P on Wednesday, September 20. On Wednesday, September 20 the insider Carlough Daryl sold $6,332.

Analysts expect LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) to report $-0.02 EPS on February, 14.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 71.43 % from last quarter’s $-0.07 EPS. After having $0.03 EPS previously, LivePerson, Inc.’s analysts see -166.67 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.45% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $12.55. About 454,520 shares traded or 10.89% up from the average. LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) has risen 55.95% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 39.25% the S&P500.

LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. LivePerson had 15 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Needham maintained LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) rating on Monday, October 30. Needham has “Buy” rating and $16.0 target. Northland Capital maintained the shares of LPSN in report on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy” rating. Credit Suisse reinitiated it with “Neutral” rating and $8.0 target in Tuesday, September 8 report. Roth Capital maintained LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) on Tuesday, October 31 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, August 9 with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 23 by Northland Capital. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital with “Buy” on Monday, July 24. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, November 5 by Benchmark. The firm has “Buy” rating by Northland Capital given on Friday, September 1.

LivePerson, Inc. provides mobile and online business messaging solutions that power digital communication between brands and consumers. The company has market cap of $747.03 million. It operates in two divisions, Business and Consumer. It currently has negative earnings. The Business segment facilitates real-time online interactions, such as chat, voice, and content delivery across multiple channels and screens for firms of various sizes.

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