NEWS Roundup: LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN)

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LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN) reported change of -0.83% to $23.85 with the recent traded volume of 234050 shares in most recent trading session compared to an average volume of 542.12K. The stock was down over last five days period with -0.21%. The one month performance of stock was 8.82%. LPSN shares are at 32.87% for the quarter and driving a 82.89% return over the course of the past year and is now at 109.13% since this point in 2018.

LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN), a leading provider of conversational commerce solutions, was awarded Best of Show and Best Emerging Technology earlier this month at CompTIA ChannelCon — the premier conference for IT solutions providers that serve small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The awards highlight LivePerson’s commitment to making its enterprise-grade conversational commerce capabilities accessible to SMBs through IT solutions providers.

Andy Lezon, LivePerson’s Senior Director of Channel Sales and Partner Programs says “We believe that the perfect storm is brewing for solution providers”. “The SMB appetite for AI and automation is high, and solution providers are searching for new ways to add value and increase margins. Since solution providers control and influence the majority of their customers’ IT wallet, they have a major opportunity to grow sales and increase the bottom line for their customers. At CompTIA ChannelCon, all of this came into focus for solution providers. We are honored to have received the Best of Show and Best Emerging Technology awards.”

Conversational commerce lets consumers message with businesses on their own schedule, using natural language, to make purchases and get things done. The conversation is established through SMS, popular messaging apps, voice assistants, or a businesses’ own website and app. LivePerson brings together the tools, AI, and automation capabilities necessary for solution providers to create conversational commerce for the businesses they serve. LivePerson data demonstrates that consumers are more likely to make purchases over conversational commerce than websites.

In April of this year, solution providers at CompTIA’s annual member meeting ranked automation and artificial intelligence (AI) among the top three emerging technologies in the IT channel based on the near-term business opportunity they present for profitable growth. The SMBs these solution providers serve have a similar focus. More than 60% are already investing in AI or plan to in the next 12 to 24 months.

The Company has earnings of $ -19.00M and made $6.60 sales for the last 12 months. Its quarter to quarter sales remained 14.00% and sales observed at 6.80% over past 5 years. The stock beta value is 1.04. LPSN is 46.98% upward its 200-day moving average. On a similar note, the stock is 4.53% above its 50-day moving average. The average volatility for the week and month was at 2.24% 4.00% respectively. The company holds 60.27M shares outstanding and 55.05M shares are floated in market.

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