Liquidity Services, Inc. (LQDT): Price and Financial Metrics

Liquidity Services, Inc. (LQDT): $17.90

0.15 (+0.85%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where LQDT ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.41% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LQDT is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 168 days.
  • LQDT ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 39th percentile.

LQDT Stock Summary

  • For LQDT, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by just 15.5% of US equities we're observing.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 26.78%, Liquidity Services Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 79.24% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Liquidity Services Inc is reporting a growth rate of -1,027.65%; that's higher than just 2.22% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Liquidity Services Inc are OIIM, COHU, XPER, CBAT, and SMSI.
  • LQDT's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Liquidity Services Inc's official web site, go to

LQDT Valuation Summary

  • LQDT's price/sales ratio is 3.7; this is 32.11% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • Over the past 189 months, LQDT's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.5.
  • LQDT's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.5 over the prior 189 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LQDT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LQDT 2021-09-01 3.7 7.8 38.4 32.5
LQDT 2021-08-31 3.6 7.4 36.6 30.8
LQDT 2021-08-30 3.7 7.6 37.7 31.8
LQDT 2021-08-27 3.6 7.6 37.3 31.4
LQDT 2021-08-26 3.4 7.1 34.9 29.1
LQDT 2021-08-25 3.4 7.0 34.7 29.0

LQDT Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -64.42%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 59.88%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -64.42%.
LQDT's revenue has moved down $12,484,000 over the prior 49 months.

The table below shows LQDT's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 257.531 65.417 50.949
2021-06-30 243.093 61.548 23.64
2021-03-31 221.149 59.93 15.434
2020-12-31 212.187 41.119 5.936
2020-09-30 205.94 16.478 -3.774
2020-06-30 208.84 10.184 -14.448

LQDT's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • LQDT has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 99.12% of graded US stocks.
  • LQDT's asset turnover comes in at 1.133 -- ranking 101st of 563 Business Services stocks.
  • ZEN, ETSY, and PIRS are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LQDT.

The table below shows LQDT's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.133 0.588 -1.613
2021-03-31 1.081 0.574 -1.864
2020-12-31 1.084 0.555 5.343
2020-09-30 1.089 0.534 -0.237
2020-06-30 1.118 0.518 -0.742
2020-03-31 1.180 0.525 -0.706

LQDT Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LQDT, see our LQDT price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $32.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1 (Strong Buy)

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LQDT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $17.90 52-week high $30.00
Prev. close $17.75 52-week low $14.21
Day low $17.65 Volume 274,203
Day high $18.35 Avg. volume 216,583
50-day MA $21.74 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $22.30 Market Cap 635.29M

Liquidity Services, Inc. (LQDT) Company Bio

Liquidity Services operates online auction marketplaces for sellers and buyers of surplus, salvage, and scrap assets in the United States. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Washington, District of Columbia.

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Below are the latest news stories about Liquidity Services Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LQDT as an investment opportunity.

Liquidity Services Retains Three Part Advisors for Investor Relations Services

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT), a leading global commerce company providing trusted marketplace platforms that power the circular economy, announced today it has retained Three Part Advisors, LLC, a rapidly growing, full-service investor relations (“IR”) consulting firm. Bill Angrick, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Liquidity Services, said, “Our strong results during the past year demonstrate that our platform is ideally suited to power the gr

Yahoo | January 10, 2022

Liquidity Services Announces First Quarter Fiscal Year 2022 Earnings Conference Call

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT), a leading global commerce company providing trusted marketplace platforms that power the circular economy, announced today that it will report the results of its first quarter fiscal year 2022 ended December 31, 2021 on Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The earnings press release will be distributed prior to market open on the same day. Bill Angrick, Chairman and CEO, and Jorge Celaya, EVP and

Yahoo | January 6, 2022

Liquidity Services Stock: Right Place, Right Time

Liquidity Services (LQDT) is a small-cap company that operates the world's largest B2B e-commerce marketplace platform for surplus assets and inventory with over $8.5 billion of completed transactions, more than four million registered buyers, and 15,000 corporate and government sellers. I am bullish on LQDT stock. (See Analysts’ Top Stocks on TipRanks) The company's goal is to maximize net financial recovery for its sellers and support clients' sustainability efforts by helping them extend the life of assets, prevent unnecessary waste and carbon emissions, and defer products from landfills. They call it the Reverse Supply Chain.

Tom Kerr on TipRanks | December 29, 2021

Liquidity Services Updates 3 Key Risk Factors

Shares of global commerce company Liquidity Services, Inc. (LQDT) have gained 35% so far this year. LQDT provides a marketplace platform for surplus assets and inventory, powering the circular economy. LQDT recently reported a robust set of fourth-quarter numbers on the back of strong demand from new and existing customers. During the quarter, LQDT’s gross merchandise volume jumped 24% to $244.4 million, while revenue increased 26% to $70.3 million. Earnings per share increased by $0.03 to $0.26 over the prior-year period. Furthermore, at the end of fiscal 2021, LQDT had ~4.03 million registered buyers, a 7% gain over the previous year.

Kailas Salunkhe on TipRanks | December 28, 2021

Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT) shareholders have earned a 53% CAGR over the last three years

Liquidity Services, Inc. ( NASDAQ:LQDT ) shareholders have seen the share price descend 12% over the month. In...

Yahoo | December 28, 2021

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LQDT Price Returns

1-mo -15.41%
3-mo -18.93%
6-mo -9.78%
1-year -5.99%
3-year 116.71%
5-year 83.59%
YTD -18.93%
2021 38.78%
2020 166.95%
2019 -3.40%
2018 27.22%
2017 -50.26%

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