Home Sectors Consumer Cyclical Latest Valuation: Liquidity Services (NASDAQ: LQDT)

Latest Valuation: Liquidity Services (NASDAQ: LQDT)


Liquidity Services is in the consumer cyclical sector and trades as part of the retail apparel and specialty industry. The company CEO is William P. Angrick. Liquidity Service Inc is an online auction marketplace for surplus and salvage assets. It enables buyers and sellers to transact in an efficient, automated online auction environment offering over approximately 500 product categories.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The LQDT stock showed a previous change of -2.71% with an open at 7.00 and a close of 6.81. It reached an intraday high of 7.03 and a low of 6.74.

SeekingAlpha:  Liquidity Services, Inc. (LQDT) CEO Bill Angrick on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The stock has a market cap of $226.8m with 33.3m shares outstanding, of which the float is 32.4m shares. Trading volume reached 96,498 shares compared to its average volume of 159,788 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Liquidity Services shares returned -1.30% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -10.16%. Over three months, it changed 5.26%. In one year it has changed -5.42% and within that year its 52-week high was 9.16 and its 52-week low was 5.17. LQDT stock is 31.72% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 6.62 and a 50 day moving average of 7.38. Currently LQDT stock is trading 2.86% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

SeekingAlpha:  Liquidity Services beats by $0.04, beats on revenue


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -0.37 that ended on 30th of September 2018. The TTM EPS is -0.47, which comes to a TTM PE of -14.49.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  -0.10
09-30-2018:  -0.14
06-30-2018:  -0.07
03-31-2018:  -0.12

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 89.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.16

SeekingAlpha:  Liquidity Services beats by $0.04, beats on revenue

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -12.18%, return on assets is -7.93%, profit margin is -12.47%, price-to-sales is 1.88 and price-to-book is 1.80.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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