NASDAQ:LQDT - Liquidity Services Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$8.53 -0.10 (-1.16 %)
(As of 01/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$8.63
Today's Range$8.44 - $8.91
52-Week Range$4.70 - $9.16
Volume278,296 shs
Average Volume170,398 shs
Market Capitalization$282.16 million
P/E Ratio-17.06
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.82
Liquidity Services, Inc. provides e-commerce marketplace that enable buyers and sellers to transact in an automated environment offering approximately 500 product categories. The company's marketplaces include liquidation.com that enable corporations to sell surplus and salvage consumer goods and capital assets; govdeals.com that enables local and state government entities, including city, county, and state agencies to sell surplus and salvage assets, as well as offers a suite of services that includes asset sales and marketing, and seller self-service; and auctiondeals.com, a self-service solution, which enable sellers list their own assets, and enable commercial businesses to sell surplus and salvage assets. It also operates networkintl.com, which enables corporations to sell idle, surplus, and scrap equipment in the oil and gas, petrochemical, and power generation industries; go-dove.com marketplace for corporations located in the United States, Europe, and Asia to sell manufacturing surplus and salvage capital assets, and scrap material; secondipity.com that provides consumers a source of products through donating a portion of the proceeds of sale to charity; and machinio.com, a search engine for used machinery and equipment. The company's marketplaces provide professional buyers access to supply of new, surplus, and scrap assets presented with digital images and other relevant product information; and enable corporate and government sellers to enhance their financial return on assets offered for sale by providing a liquid marketplace and value-added services. It offers approximately 500 product categories in industry verticals, such as consumer electronics, general merchandise, apparel, scientific equipment, aerospace parts and equipment, technology hardware, energy equipment, industrial capital assets, fleet and transportation equipment, and specialty equipment. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services
SectorBusiness Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LQDT
CUSIP53635B10
Phone202-467-6868

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$224.51 million
Book Value$4.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-11,610,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees669
Market Cap$282.16 million
OptionableOptionable

Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Liquidity Services' stock symbol?

Liquidity Services trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LQDT."

How were Liquidity Services' earnings last quarter?

Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December, 6th. The business services provider reported ($0.14) earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.14). The business services provider earned $52.71 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $48.36 million. Liquidity Services had a negative net margin of 5.60% and a negative return on equity of 11.97%. View Liquidity Services' Earnings History.

When is Liquidity Services' next earnings date?

Liquidity Services is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Liquidity Services.

What guidance has Liquidity Services issued on next quarter's earnings?

Liquidity Services updated its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $-0.17--0.13 for the period.

What price target have analysts set for LQDT?

1 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Liquidity Services' stock. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate Liquidity Services' stock price to reach $10.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Liquidity Services.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Liquidity Services?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Liquidity Services in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Liquidity Services.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Liquidity Services stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Liquidity Services stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Liquidity Services, Inc. employs innovative e-commerce marketplace solutions to manage, value and sell inventory and equipment for business and government clients. The company operates a network of leading e-commerce marketplaces that enable buyers and sellers to transact in an efficient, automated environment offering over 500 product categories. Their superior service, unmatched scale and ability to deliver results enable us to forge trusted, long-term relationships with over 10,000 clients worldwide. " (12/13/2018)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We are maintaining our OUTPERFORM investment rating and $10 price target. Services, Inc. engages in the provision of e-commerce solutions to manage, value, and sell inventory and equipment for business and government clients. It operates through the following business segments: Chain Group. The GovDeals provides self-service solutions in which sellers list their own assets, and it consist of marketplaces that enable local and state government entities to sell, surplus, and salvage assets. Group focuses on full-service solutions to sellers and it consists of marketplaces that enable federal government agencies as well as commercial businesses to sell, surplus, salvage, and scrap assets." (12/9/2018)

Has Liquidity Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about LQDT stock has been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Liquidity Services earned a media sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Liquidity Services?

Liquidity Services saw a decline in short interest in December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 430,290 shares, a decline of 34.0% from the November 30th total of 652,184 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 236,426 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. Currently, 1.7% of the company's shares are short sold. View Liquidity Services' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Liquidity Services' key competitors?

Who are Liquidity Services' key executives?

Liquidity Services' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. William P. Angrick III, Co-founder, Chairman of Directors & CEO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Jorge A. Celaya, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Roger Gravley, Pres of GovDeals & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. James M. Rallo, Pres of Retail Supply Chain Group & Capital Assets Group (Age 52)
  • Mr. Samuel M. Guzman Jr., VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 43)

How do I buy shares of Liquidity Services?

Shares of LQDT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Liquidity Services' stock price today?

One share of LQDT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.53.

How big of a company is Liquidity Services?

Liquidity Services has a market capitalization of $282.16 million and generates $224.51 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $-11,610,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.50) on an earnings per share basis. Liquidity Services employs 669 workers across the globe.

What is Liquidity Services' official website?

The official website for Liquidity Services is http://www.liquidityservices.com.

How can I contact Liquidity Services?

Liquidity Services' mailing address is 6931 Arlington Road Suite 200, Bethesda MD, 20814. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 202-467-6868 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Liquidity Services (NASDAQ LQDT)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  328 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  282 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  610
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Liquidity Services and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LQDT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LQDT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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