The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for LivePerson Inc. (LPSN) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.39, or -3.00%, to $12.59. The LivePerson Inc. has recorded 34,101 volume in the after hours trading session. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed FeedingNYC to donate Thanksgiving dinners to homeless shelters on Tuesday, Nov. 2nd.
LivePerson Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ as a member of the Technology sector and is a part of the Software – Application industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $12.98 and fluctuated between $13.10 as its day high and $11.84 as its day low. The current market capitalization of LivePerson Inc. is $963.38M. A total of 0.96 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.05M shares.
Additionally, investors take into account insider trades when predicting how a stock will perform. During the recent three months, LPSN has seen 0 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 412 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 13 BUYs and 14 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 417,894 shares during that period but sold 46,020.
In the most recent transaction, Collins John DeNeen sold 412 shares of LPSN for 10.79 per share on Nov 01. After the transaction, the Chief Financial Officer now owns 216,543 company shares. In a previous transaction on Apr 22, Osumi Norman M. sold 475 shares at 23.86 per share. LPSN shares that Chief Accounting Officer owns now total 8,235.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Greenberg Monica L. disposed of 986 shares on Apr 12 at a per-share price of $25.97. This resulted in the EVP, Policy & General Counsel holding 34,232 shares of LPSN after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Collins John DeNeen sold 1,203 shares at $24.95 per share on Apr 11. Company shares held by the Chief Financial Officer now total 42,663.
Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for LPSN in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $13.45 with high estimates of $25.00 and low estimates of $8.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, LPSN has a high of $39.98 and a low of $7.96.
As of this writing, LPSN has an earnings estimate of -$0.08 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 5 estimates, with a high estimate of -$0.04 per share and a lower estimate of -$0.1. The company reported an EPS of -$0.33 in the last quarter, which was 32.70% higher than expectations of -$0.49.
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A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information.
It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 13 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for LPSN is Hold with a score of 3.18. A total of 2 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 9 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 2 thought it should be Sold.