LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) EVP Dustin Dean sold 2,400 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.73, for a total value of $28,152.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 70,987 shares in the company, valued at $832,677.51. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Dustin Dean also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, May 17th, Dustin Dean sold 47,292 shares of LivePerson stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.83, for a total value of $464,880.36.

LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ LPSN) traded down 0.86% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $11.55. The stock had a trading volume of 327,542 shares. The stock’s market capitalization is $675.03 million. The company’s 50 day moving average is $11.28 and its 200-day moving average is $8.44. LivePerson, Inc. has a 52 week low of $5.43 and a 52 week high of $12.00.

LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 10th. The technology company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.01. The company had revenue of $50.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $50.42 million. LivePerson had a negative return on equity of 9.65% and a negative net margin of 13.24%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 8.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.03 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect that LivePerson, Inc. will post $0.09 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its position in LivePerson by 0.9% in the second quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 21,900 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $241,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. Eqis Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in LivePerson by 1.7% in the first quarter. Eqis Capital Management Inc. now owns 14,715 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 243 shares during the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System boosted its position in LivePerson by 1.1% in the first quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 27,792 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $190,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its position in LivePerson by 0.8% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 153,771 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $1,053,000 after buying an additional 1,214 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans boosted its position in LivePerson by 5.6% in the fourth quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 28,730 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $217,000 after buying an additional 1,520 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 72.86% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on LPSN shares. Zacks Investment Research raised LivePerson from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, May 17th. Benchmark Co. increased their target price on LivePerson from $10.00 to $13.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, May 12th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reissued a “hold” rating on shares of LivePerson in a report on Thursday, May 11th. Roth Capital increased their target price on LivePerson from $10.00 to $15.00 in a report on Tuesday, June 20th. Finally, Craig Hallum raised LivePerson from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $8.60 to $8.85 in a report on Thursday, May 11th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. LivePerson presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $11.81.

LivePerson Company Profile

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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