LivePerson Stock Analysis (NASDAQ:LPSN)

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LivePerson
Updated on : Apr 21, 2017
previous close
LPSN 7 (0%)
NASDAQ 5910.5 (0%)
Closing Price On: Apr 21, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Internet Services
Sector :
Computer and Technology
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2016-Q4
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
-8.7%
Sector Average:
5.3%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2016-Q4
%
LTM Margin
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$8M
Net Income:
-$9.6M
PROS      CONS
PS Valuation
Recent Growth
Operating Margins
Net Margins
ROIC
ROE
PE Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
PE: N/A
LPSN PS :
1.8
Industry PS :
2.6
Sector:   Computer and Technology.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
-12.2%
Return on Equity:
-16.8%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
8.8%
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View LivePerson stock analysis video. This is our LPSN analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for LPSN stock.

LivePerson, Inc. Stock Rating (1.8/5)

Our LivePerson stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This LivePerson stock analysis is based on latest Q4 earnings for 2016. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy LPSN stock?

  • LPSN stock is trading at a favorable price to sales multiple of 1.8 as against the Internet Services industry average multiple of 2.6.

Should you sell LPSN stock?

  • LivePerson sales shrank by -5.1% year-over-year in 2016 Q4.
  • LivePerson registered a negative operating margin of -8.7% (average) over the Trailing Twelve Months (TTM).
  • LivePerson registered an average TTM Net loss of -11.6%.
  • PE ratio is meaningless for LPSN stock as the company has losses.
  • LivePerson's negative ROIC of -12.2% indicates operational inefficiency.
  • A negative ROE of -16.8% indicates that the company is not able to generate profits with the money shareholders have invested.

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