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LivePerson authorizes extension of buyback, additional funding of $10M

LivePerson said that, on November 21, its board of directors authorized the extension and additional funding of a previously-announced stock repurchase program under which the company has the ability to repurchase shares of its common stock at times and prices considered appropriate by the board of directors or a committee appointed by the board of directors. The board authorized the extension of the program through December 31, 2017 as well as additional funding in the amount of $10M. The $10M additional funding is in addition to $64M previously authorized since December 2012, when the repurchase program was originally adopted. The company may effectuate the stock repurchase program through purchases in the open market or privately negotiated transactions, depending upon prevailing market conditions and other corporate considerations. The stock repurchase program is subject to business and market conditions, and may be suspended or discontinued at any time by the board of directors of the company. The repurchase program is scheduled to expire on December 31, 2017. The stock repurchase program will be funded using the company's available cash.

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LPSN LivePerson

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DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy downgrades include: ARM Holdings (ARMH) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Bernstein... Apollo Investment (AINV) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at JMP Securities... Cabot Microelectronics (CCMP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi... Caesarstone (CSTE) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays... Capital One (COF) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill... Discover (DFS) downgraded to Neutral on potential US slow-down at BofA/Merrill... Douglas Emmett (DEI) downgraded at Stifel... E.ON AG (EONGY) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Berenberg... Flowers Foods (FLO) downgraded on disappointing results at SunTrust... HCP (HCP) downgraded at Stifel... International Flavors (IFF) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank... LinnCo (LNCO) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Stifel... LivePerson (LPSN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Roth Capital... MasterCard (MA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill... Matrix Service (MTRX) downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc... Prospect Capital (PSEC) downgraded to Underperform at Raymond James... RWE AG (RWEOY) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Berenberg... Regions Financial (RF) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley... Rush Enterprises (RUSHA) downgraded to Market Perform at Raymond James... Smith & Nephew (SNN) downgraded to Neutral at UBS... SolarCity (SCTY) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays... Sotheby's (BID) downgraded on weak art market at Stifel... SunEdison Semiconductor (SEMI) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi... Sunrun (RUN) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays... Synovus (SNV) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Tenaris (TS) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan... Twitter (TWTR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Topeka... Visa (V) downgraded to Neutral on possible US slow-down at BofA/Merrill... W.P. Carey (WPC) downgraded to Equalweight from Overweight at Capital One... Wendy's (WEN) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan.
05/05/16
ROTH
05/05/16
UPGRADE
Target $10
ROTH
Buy
LivePerson upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Roth Capital
Roth Capital analyst Richard Baldry upgraded LivePerson to Buy from Neutral as he believes resumed sequential growth should support an improving valuation, despite year over year comparisons remaining challenged throughout 2016. The sequential revenue declines of Q4 and Q1 should give way to a return to sequential revenue growth in Q2 now that the company's customer migration-driven churn appears to have peaked, the analyst tells investors in a research note. Baldry raised his price target on the shares to $10 from $5.
07/07/16
BNCH
07/07/16
UPGRADE
Target $9
BNCH
Buy
LivePerson upgraded to Buy from Hold at Benchmark
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ROTH
10/19/16
NO CHANGE
Target $10
ROTH
Buy
LivePerson new market opportunity emerging, says Roth Capital
Roth Capital analyst Richard Baldry notes that LivePerson (LPSN) has announced support for a new Google (GOOGL; GOOG) AdWords technology extension that enables consumers to message companies directly from "pay-per-click" ads, which he views as a positive incremental growth opportunity. Given this is a dominant form of mass-market digital advertising, the analyst believes this should open up new growth opportunities in 2017 as recognition of its availability grows. Baldry reiterates a Buy rating and $10 price target on LivePerson's shares.

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