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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
LQDT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. LQDT: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LQDT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.31  Med: 1071.17 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.75
LQDT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. LQDT: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LQDT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.71 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.75
0.07
0.75
Interest Coverage No Debt
LQDT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 35.36 vs. LQDT: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LQDT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.37  Med: 5028.20 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
31.37
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.92
M-Score: -5.85
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -36.31
LQDT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. LQDT: -36.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LQDT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.31  Med: 8.56 Max: 17.29
Current: -36.31
-36.31
17.29
Net-margin (%) -26.39
LQDT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. LQDT: -26.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LQDT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.39  Med: 4.89 Max: 10.16
Current: -26.39
-26.39
10.16
ROE (%) -40.15
LQDT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. LQDT: -40.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LQDT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.33  Med: 12.03 Max: 23.48
Current: -40.15
-39.33
23.48
ROA (%) -29.75
LQDT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. LQDT: -29.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LQDT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.11  Med: 8.62 Max: 15.38
Current: -29.75
-29.11
15.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -545.48
LQDT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.73 vs. LQDT: -545.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LQDT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -445.55  Med: 446.44 Max: 943.14
Current: -545.48
-445.55
943.14
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.00
LQDT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. LQDT: -3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LQDT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: 14.40 Max: 33.3
Current: -3
-3
33.3
» LQDT's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

LQDT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 30,826 sh (New)
Jim Simons 161,440 sh (+313.95%)
Chuck Royce 6,400 sh (+113.33%)
Columbia Wanger 1,905,000 sh (+18.10%)
Columbia Wanger 1,905,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q1 2015

LQDT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 253,200 sh (+56.84%)
Chuck Royce 8,400 sh (+31.25%)
Columbia Wanger 1,937,000 sh (+1.68%)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,728 sh (-19.78%)
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Q2 2015

LQDT Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 481,718 sh (+90.25%)
Columbia Wanger 2,174,018 sh (+12.24%)
Paul Tudor Jones 27,460 sh (+11.05%)
Chuck Royce 8,400 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

LQDT Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 679,600 sh (+41.08%)
Chuck Royce 8,400 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 12,528 sh (-54.38%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 12.58
LQDT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
61% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.33 vs. LQDT: 12.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.64
LQDT's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. LQDT: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LQDT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 3.37 Max: 9.14
Current: 0.64
0.64
9.14
P/S 0.36
LQDT's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. LQDT: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LQDT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.49 Max: 6.14
Current: 0.36
0.36
6.14
PFCF 3.96
LQDT's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.67 vs. LQDT: 3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LQDT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.96  Med: 23.10 Max: 229.5
Current: 3.96
3.96
229.5
POCF 3.21
LQDT's POCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. LQDT: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LQDT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.21  Med: 18.63 Max: 249.75
Current: 3.21
3.21
249.75
Shiller P/E 18.24
LQDT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
50% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.31 vs. LQDT: 18.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LQDT' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.42  Med: 23.07 Max: 33.15
Current: 18.24
17.42
33.15
Current Ratio 2.72
LQDT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. LQDT: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LQDT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 2.29 Max: 3.48
Current: 2.72
1.4
3.48
Quick Ratio 2.35
LQDT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. LQDT: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LQDT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.94 Max: 3.26
Current: 2.35
0.99
3.26
Days Inventory 114.00
LQDT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
63% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 86.03 vs. LQDT: 114.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LQDT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.92  Med: 67.22 Max: 114.32
Current: 114
32.92
114.32
Days Sales Outstanding 5.69
LQDT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.62 vs. LQDT: 5.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LQDT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.69  Med: 6.65 Max: 17.35
Current: 5.69
5.69
17.35
Days Payable 20.89
LQDT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
89% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 52.74 vs. LQDT: 20.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LQDT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.42  Med: 26.11 Max: 62.22
Current: 20.89
18.42
62.22

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 6.09
LQDT's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
64% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. LQDT: 6.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
LQDT' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.47  Med: 9.68 Max: 17.79
Current: 6.09
9.47
17.79
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.22
LQDT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. LQDT: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
LQDT' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.91  Med: 7.01 Max: 128.74
Current: 1.22
1.91
128.74
Price/Tangible Book 0.95
LQDT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
73% of the 1140 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. LQDT: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LQDT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 5.82 Max: 52.3
Current: 0.95
1.5
52.3
Price/Projected FCF 0.42
LQDT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. LQDT: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LQDT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 2.43 Max: 5.74
Current: 0.42
0.67
5.74
Price/Median PS Value 0.24
LQDT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. LQDT: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LQDT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.03 Max: 2.25
Current: 0.24
0.36
2.25
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.20
LQDT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. LQDT: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LQDT' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.07
Current: 0.2
0.57
2.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -300.28
LQDT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. LQDT: -300.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LQDT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -300.28  Med: 6.50 Max: 20.4
Current: -300.28
-300.28
20.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 40.68
LQDT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. LQDT: 40.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LQDT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21  Med: 34.20 Max: 46.7
Current: 40.68
21
46.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $397
EPS $ -3.50
Beta0.83
Short Percentage of Float4.33%
52-Week Range $4.69 - 11.00
Shares Outstanding(Mil)30.55

Analyst Estimate

Sep16 Sep17
Revenue(Mil) 325 343
EPS($) 0.18 0.40
EPS without NRI($) 0.18 0.40

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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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