LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) Director David Vaskevitch sold 14,265 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.52, for a total value of $164,332.80. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 20,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $230,400. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

David Vaskevitch also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, July 26th, David Vaskevitch sold 37,135 shares of LivePerson stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.40, for a total value of $423,339.00.
  • On Monday, July 24th, David Vaskevitch sold 48,600 shares of LivePerson stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.35, for a total value of $551,610.00.

LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) traded down 0.44% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $11.40. The company had a trading volume of 284,577 shares. The firm’s market capitalization is $666.26 million. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $11.45 and a 200 day moving average price of $8.58. LivePerson, Inc. has a 12 month low of $5.43 and a 12 month high of $12.00.

LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The technology company reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.02 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $54.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $51.33 million. LivePerson had a negative net margin of 13.24% and a negative return on equity of 9.65%. LivePerson’s revenue for the quarter was down 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned ($0.04) earnings per share. Equities analysts forecast that LivePerson, Inc. will post $0.09 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Menta Capital LLC boosted its position in LivePerson by 90.0% in the first quarter. Menta Capital LLC now owns 103,802 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $711,000 after buying an additional 49,165 shares during the period. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd acquired a new position in LivePerson during the first quarter valued at about $149,000. RGM Capital LLC boosted its position in LivePerson by 4.6% in the first quarter. RGM Capital LLC now owns 4,926,756 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $33,748,000 after buying an additional 216,054 shares during the period. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC boosted its position in LivePerson by 3.6% in the first quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC now owns 387,955 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $2,658,000 after buying an additional 13,512 shares during the period. Finally, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its position in LivePerson by 1.4% in the first quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 21,700 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $149,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 72.88% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts have commented on LPSN shares. Craig Hallum upgraded LivePerson from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price target for the stock from $8.60 to $8.85 in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. restated a “hold” rating on shares of LivePerson in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. Benchmark Co. upped their price target on LivePerson from $10.00 to $13.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, May 12th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded LivePerson from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 price target for the company in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded LivePerson from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Friday, May 26th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target 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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