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How to buy LivePerson stock

Learn how to easily invest in LivePerson stock.

LivePerson Inc is a software-application business based in the US. LivePerson shares (LPSN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. LivePerson employs 1,327 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in LivePerson

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  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – LPSN – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

LivePerson stock price (NASDAQ: LPSN)

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LivePerson shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-24.
Latest market close$28.44
52-week range$28.03 - $72.23
50-day moving average $37.21
200-day moving average $53.50
Wall St. target price$73.71
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.29

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Is it a good time to buy LivePerson stock?

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LivePerson price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $28.44 from 2022-01-25

1 week (2022-01-19) -8.82%
1 month (2021-12-23) -20.91%
3 months (2021-10-26) -47.97%
6 months (2021-07-26) -55.35%
1 year (2021-01-26) -57.47%
2 years (2020-01-24) -31.68%
3 years (2019-01-25) 24.52%
5 years (2017-01-26) 281.74%

Is LivePerson stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing LivePerson stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of LivePerson's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

LivePerson's PEG ratio

LivePerson's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 5.92. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into LivePerson's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

LivePerson financials

Revenue TTM $447.9 million
Gross profit TTM $260.4 million
Return on assets TTM -3.62%
Return on equity TTM -45.81%
Profit margin -19.73%
Book value $3.74
Market capitalisation $2.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

LivePerson share dividends

We're not expecting LivePerson to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

LivePerson share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, LivePerson's shares have ranged in value from as little as $28.03 up to $72.23. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LPSN.US volatility(beta: 1.1)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while LivePerson's is 1.0973. This would suggest that LivePerson's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

LivePerson overview

LivePerson, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, provides conversational commerce solutions. The company operates in two segments, Business and Consumer. The Business segment enables brands to leverage LiveEngage's intelligence engine to connect with consumers through an integrated suite of mobile and online business messaging technologies. The Consumer segment facilitates online transactions between independent service providers and individual consumers seeking information and knowledge through mobile and online messaging. The company offers The Conversational Cloud, an enterprise-class and cloud-based platform, which enables businesses and consumers to connect through conversational interfaces, such as in-app and mobile messaging. It also provides professional services and value-added business consulting services.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of LivePerson is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 6.706% of LivePerson shares are held by insiders and 102.908% by institutions.
How many people work for LivePerson?
Latest data suggests 1,327 work at LivePerson.
When does the fiscal year end for LivePerson?
LivePerson's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is LivePerson based?
LivePerson's address is: 475 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY, United States, 10018
What is LivePerson's ISIN number?
LivePerson's international securities identification number is: US5381461012
What is LivePerson's CUSIP number?
LivePerson's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 538146101

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