Golden Gate Private Equity INC Has Trimmed Its Liveperson INC (LPSN) Stake by $3.98 Million; Shares Rose

April 23, 2018 - By Vivian Park

LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.29 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.71, from 2 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 21 investors sold LPSN shares while 35 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 43.73 million shares or 4.28% more from 41.93 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 33,439 were accumulated by Thrivent Finance For Lutherans. Miles Cap Inc reported 14,693 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Bancshares Of Mellon Corporation owns 609,252 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas stated it has 0% in LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN). Vanguard Gp invested in 0% or 5.14 million shares. Mason Street Advisors Lc has invested 0% in LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 42,698 shares. Us Comml Bank De reported 0% in LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN). Awm, New York-based fund reported 1.91 million shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership holds 8,358 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Sector Pension Board holds 0% or 33,888 shares in its portfolio. Rgm Limited Liability Company holds 3.57% of its portfolio in LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) for 3.34 million shares. Menta Cap Ltd Co invested in 0.04% or 18,253 shares. Millrace Asset Grp accumulated 1.78% or 161,160 shares. Renaissance Techs Ltd Liability holds 0.03% in LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) or 2.72 million shares.

Since March 7, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 selling transactions for $1.92 million activity. The insider LOCASCIO ROBERT P sold $37,715. Shares for $185,491 were sold by Murphy Daniel Richard on Wednesday, March 7. Greenberg Monica L. sold $22,644 worth of stock.

Golden Gate Private Equity Inc decreased its stake in Liveperson Inc. (LPSN) by 85.75% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Golden Gate Private Equity Inc sold 362,100 shares as the company’s stock rose 38.16% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 60,168 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $692,000, down from 422,268 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Golden Gate Private Equity Inc who had been investing in Liveperson Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.02 billion market cap company. The stock increased 3.52% or $0.575 during the last trading session, reaching $16.925. About 119,218 shares traded. LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) has risen 133.33% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 121.78% the S&P500.

Analysts await LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) to report earnings on May, 9. They expect $-0.03 earnings per share, down 50.00 % or $0.01 from last year’s $-0.02 per share. After $-0.04 actual earnings per share reported by LivePerson, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -25.00 % EPS growth.

LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Liveperson (NASDAQ:LPSN), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Liveperson has $22.0 highest and $16.0 lowest target. $18.50’s average target is 9.31% above currents $16.925 stock price. Liveperson had 8 analyst reports since October 31, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy”. Roth Capital maintained LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) on Tuesday, October 31 with “Buy” rating. The stock of LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 16 by Needham. Needham maintained LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) on Monday, October 30 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital given on Thursday, March 15. The stock has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, February 21.

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