Why Are People Talking About Investing in LivePerson (LPSN)?

LivePerson logged a -6.9% change during Friday's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $4.33 per share. On average, analysts give it a target price of $4.84.

LivePerson, Inc. engages in conversational artificial intelligence. The small-cap company is based in the United States.

What to Consider if You Are Thinking of Buying LivePerson:

  • LivePerson has moved -74.0% over the last year.

  • LPSN has a forward P/E ratio of -4.5 based on its EPS guidance of -0.96.

  • Over the last 4 years, earnings per share (EPS) have been growing at a compounded average rate of -20.6%.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of -0.18.

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 4.81

LivePerson Has Irregular and Negative Cash Flows

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cashflow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2022-12-31 -62,101 -51,166 -113,267 -151.34
2021-12-31 3,247 -48,313 -45,066 -460.8
2020-12-31 33,605 -41,641 -8,036 92.47
2019-12-31 -59,158 -47,582 -106,740 n/a

LivePerson has negative and highly variable free cash flows. They've averaged $-68.28 Million over the last 4 years, during which time they grew at a -1.5% compounded rate while displaying a coefficient of variability of 74.1%.

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