5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: LivePerson
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, real-time chat technologist LivePerson (NAS: LPSN) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at LivePerson's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||New York (1995)|
|Market Cap||$912.7 million|
|Industry||Internet software and services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$133.1 million|
CEO Robert LoCascio (since 1995)
CFO Daniel Murphy (since 2011)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||10.2%|
|Cash/Debt||$93.3 million / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ; Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 474 members who have rated LivePerson believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
They recently won a [Stevie Award for Sales & Customer Service]! ... I've actually used this service online a couple times. It's much faster and more pleasant than using the phone. It looks expensive on a P/E basis but they'll grow into it.
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