LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) EPS Estimated At $-0.02; Ovascience (OVAS) Sentiment Is 0.85

January 14, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Analysts expect LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) to report $-0.02 EPS on February, 14.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 71.43% from last quarter’s $-0.07 EPS. After having $0.03 EPS previously, LivePerson, Inc.’s analysts see -166.67% EPS growth. The stock increased 2.45% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $12.55. About 454,520 shares traded or 10.24% up from the average. LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) has risen 55.95% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 39.25% the S&P500.

OvaScience, Inc., a fertility company, discovers, develops, and commercializes fertility treatment options for women worldwide. The company has market cap of $42.13 million. The companyÂ’s patented technology is based on the discovery of egg precursor cells, which are immature egg cells found in the protective outer layer of a woman's own ovaries. It currently has negative earnings. It engages in developing and commercializing various fertility treatment options designed to enhance egg health and revolutionize the fertility treatment consisting of AUGMENT to enhance the energy and health of the womanÂ’s eggs by using mitochondria from a woman's EggPC cells; OvaTure to produce mature fertilizable eggs from a womanÂ’s own EggPC cells without the need for hormone injections; OvaPrime treatment is used to replenish a woman's egg reserve by transferring the EggPCs from woman's own ovaries; and OvaXon for the prevention of inherited human disease and improvement of animal health.

The stock increased 6.31% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $1.18. About 2.50 million shares traded or 274.65% up from the average. OvaScience, Inc. (OVAS) has declined 82.79% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 99.49% the S&P500.

Ecor1 Capital Llc holds 0.66% of its portfolio in OvaScience, Inc. for 3.51 million shares. Broadfin Capital Llc owns 550,000 shares or 0.12% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Venbio Select Advisor Llc has 0.12% invested in the company for 1.12 million shares. The New York-based Knott David M has invested 0.08% in the stock. Bbt Capital Management Llc, a Texas-based fund reported 253,680 shares.

Analysts await OvaScience, Inc. (NASDAQ:OVAS) to report earnings on March, 1. They expect $-0.29 earnings per share, up 54.69% or $0.35 from last year’s $-0.64 per share. After $-0.25 actual earnings per share reported by OvaScience, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 16.00% negative EPS growth.

Among 7 analysts covering LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. LivePerson had 15 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 2 by Northland Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, July 24 by Northland Capital. Northland Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, June 23 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer given on Wednesday, August 9. The stock has “Hold” rating by Benchmark on Thursday, November 5. Northland Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 1 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 30 by Needham. The stock of LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) earned “Buy” rating by Roth Capital on Tuesday, October 31.

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 insider sales for $796,177 activity. The insider Dean Dustin sold $13,666. 462 LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) shares with value of $6,332 were sold by Carlough Daryl. Another trade for 1,540 shares valued at $21,120 was made by Greenberg Monica L. on Wednesday, September 20. Shares for $31,533 were sold by Murphy Daniel Richard. $652,500 worth of stock was sold by VASKEVITCH DAVID on Tuesday, August 29. Shares for $35,143 were sold by LOCASCIO ROBERT P.

LivePerson, Inc. provides mobile and online business messaging solutions that power digital communication between brands and consumers. The company has market cap of $747.03 million. It operates in two divisions, Business and Consumer. It currently has negative earnings. The Business segment facilitates real-time online interactions, such as chat, voice, and content delivery across multiple channels and screens for firms of various sizes.

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