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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.15
LIVE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. LIVE: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LIVE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 21.95 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15
Equity to Asset 0.41
LIVE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. LIVE: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LIVE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.79 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.41
0.16
0.95
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.41
M-Score: 2.24
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -0.94
LIVE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. LIVE: -0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LIVE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -208.78  Med: -46.39 Max: 12.63
Current: -0.94
-208.78
12.63
Net-margin (%) 13.25
LIVE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. LIVE: 13.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LIVE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -244.35  Med: -57.73 Max: 13.25
Current: 13.25
-244.35
13.25
ROE (%) 98.10
LIVE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. LIVE: 98.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LIVE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -191.6  Med: -83.13 Max: 98.1
Current: 98.1
-191.6
98.1
ROA (%) 27.61
LIVE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. LIVE: 27.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LIVE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -139.32  Med: -47.17 Max: 27.61
Current: 27.61
-139.32
27.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3.72
LIVE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.10 vs. LIVE: -3.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LIVE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4488.52  Med: -364.35 Max: 62.34
Current: -3.72
-4488.52
62.34
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 62.30
LIVE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LIVE: 62.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LIVE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.8  Med: -10.4 Max: 70.7
Current: 62.3
-58.8
70.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 70.60
LIVE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. LIVE: 70.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LIVE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76.1  Med: -31.1 Max: 70.6
Current: 70.6
-76.1
70.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 53.70
LIVE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. LIVE: 53.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LIVE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.6  Med: -7.75 Max: 118.1
Current: 53.7
-67.6
118.1
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Live Ventures Inc provides online marketing solutions to small-to-medium sized local businesses that boost customer awareness & merchant visibility.

LiveDeal Inc formerly known as YP Corp is a Nevada Corporation The Company is a provider of Internet directory classified and audience acquisition services to small businesses Through its wholly-owned subsidiary Telco Billing Inc (Telco) located in Las Vegas Nevada It has two inter-related primary lines of business: it delivers a suite of audience acquisition services for small businesses sold via telemarketing and supported by its websites and software that it has developed to manage search and other Internet services efficiently and it maintains an Internet Yellow Pages service for every city and zip code across the US The Companyâ€s websites also support its audience acquisition services by providing locally and vertically targeted Internet pages that are effective at producing website traffic form fills and phone calls and other valuable customer interactions on behalf of its small business customers Internet Advertising Package- under this package the advertiser pays for additional exposure by purchasing enhancements to a basic listing such as a Mini-WebPage This Mini-WebPage contains among other useful information a 40-word description of the business hours of operation and detailed contact information The advertiser can easily access and modify its Mini-WebPage This product is easily searched by users of its website on their personal computers as well as cellular telephones and other hand-held devices The Companyâ€s billing process allows it to deliver high levels of service to its customers through convenient and timely billing and payment options The Companyâ€s current Telesold Services Suite includes: Website acquisition whereby it obtains website address names on behalf of its small business clients; Website development and deployment services where it creates houses and manages websites on behalf of its small business clients; Website traffic and audience development whereby it provides sophisticated search engine marketing techniques access to its own websites partnerships with other websites and other techniques to generate traffic to its customers†websites whether created and housed by it or not; Website analytic and performance reports which generate information for its customers about activities on their websites and activities for their businesses based on Internet activities; and Directory services that provide both basic and enhanced directory listings for its customers on its own directory and on partner directories Due to the increasing popularity and use of the Internet and online services such as online Yellow Pages federal state local and foreign governments may adopt laws and regulations or amend existing laws and regulations with respect to the Internet and other online services

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 3.89
LIVE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.81 vs. LIVE: 3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LIVE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.96  Med: 32.49 Max: 25330
Current: 3.89
2.96
25330
PE(NRI) 3.89
LIVE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
97% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.08 vs. LIVE: 3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LIVE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.96  Med: 25 Max: 327.25
Current: 3.89
2.96
327.25
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 2.47
LIVE's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
98% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.88 vs. LIVE: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
LIVE' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.89  Med: 24.89 Max: 212.08
Current: 2.47
1.89
212.08
P/B 1.50
LIVE's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LIVE: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LIVE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.68 Max: 39.64
Current: 1.5
0.18
39.64
P/S 0.46
LIVE's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. LIVE: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LIVE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.06 Max: 40.28
Current: 0.46
0.2
40.28
PFCF 8.86
LIVE's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.37 vs. LIVE: 8.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LIVE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.12  Med: 12.01 Max: 122.97
Current: 8.86
5.12
122.97
POCF 4.81
LIVE's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. LIVE: 4.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LIVE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.64  Med: 14.8 Max: 183.64
Current: 4.81
3.64
183.64
EV-to-EBITDA 34.51
LIVE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
91% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.99 vs. LIVE: 34.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LIVE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -79  Med: -0.3 Max: 42.9
Current: 34.51
-79
42.9
Current Ratio 2.02
LIVE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. LIVE: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LIVE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 2.68 Max: 12.25
Current: 2.02
0.49
12.25
Quick Ratio 1.11
LIVE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. LIVE: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LIVE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 2.42 Max: 12.25
Current: 1.11
0.49
12.25
Days Inventory 68.01
LIVE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
87% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.47 vs. LIVE: 68.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LIVE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 68.01  Med: 147.34 Max: 149.33
Current: 68.01
68.01
149.33
Days Sales Outstanding 40.39
LIVE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 85.77 vs. LIVE: 40.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LIVE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.16  Med: 70.09 Max: 98.59
Current: 40.39
27.16
98.59
Days Payable 39.69
LIVE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
68% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.20 vs. LIVE: 39.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LIVE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.41  Med: 95.1 Max: 519.17
Current: 39.69
31.41
519.17

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -29.10
LIVE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. LIVE: -29.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LIVE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -91.2  Med: -7.8 Max: 3.4
Current: -29.1
-91.2
3.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.68
LIVE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. LIVE: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LIVE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 2.68 Max: 190
Current: 1.68
0.48
190
Price/Projected FCF 7.35
LIVE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
93% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. LIVE: 7.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LIVE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.56 Max: 7.5
Current: 7.35
0.18
7.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.42
LIVE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. LIVE: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LIVE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.94 Max: 27.36
Current: 0.42
0.21
27.36
Price/Graham Number 0.54
LIVE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
96% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. LIVE: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LIVE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.96 Max: 6.3
Current: 0.54
0.15
6.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.48
LIVE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. LIVE: -1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LIVE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.6  Med: 15.2 Max: 11044.4
Current: -1.48
-1.6
11044.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 64.76
LIVE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.17 vs. LIVE: 64.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LIVE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -236.8  Med: -11.5 Max: 64.76
Current: 64.76
-236.8
64.76

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $78.10
EPS (TTM) $ 0.49
Beta-4.21
Short Percentage of Float7.42%
52-Week Range $1.00 - 3.30
Shares Outstanding (Mil)16.74
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