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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
LQDT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 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: 1.34  Med: 8738.71 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.62
LQDT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. LQDT: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
LQDT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.73 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.62
0.39
0.77
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 1.74
Beneish M-Score: -3.77
WACC vs ROIC
12.11%
-195.32%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -17.65
LQDT's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
93% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. LQDT: -17.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
LQDT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.31  Med: 9.18 Max: 17.29
Current: -17.65
-36.31
17.29
Net Margin % -27.52
LQDT's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
94% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. LQDT: -27.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
LQDT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.52  Med: 4.39 Max: 10.16
Current: -27.52
-27.52
10.16
ROE % -47.61
LQDT's ROE % is ranked lower than
93% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.44 vs. LQDT: -47.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
LQDT' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.61  Med: 10.36 Max: 23.48
Current: -47.61
-47.61
23.48
ROA % -30.86
LQDT's ROA % is ranked lower than
96% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. LQDT: -30.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
LQDT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.86  Med: 7.52 Max: 15.38
Current: -30.86
-30.86
15.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -329.73
LQDT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
98% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.91 vs. LQDT: -329.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
LQDT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -445.55  Med: 427.12 Max: 943.14
Current: -329.73
-445.55
943.14
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -12.60
LQDT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. LQDT: -12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
LQDT' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.6  Med: 14.5 Max: 33.3
Current: -12.6
-12.6
33.3
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

LQDT Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 1,310,899 sh (+15.14%)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
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Q4 2016

LQDT Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 1,452,799 sh (+10.82%)
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Q1 2017

LQDT Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 1,623,999 sh (+11.78%)
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Q2 2017

LQDT Guru Trades in Q2 2017

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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail    NAICS: 454113    SIC: 5961
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Traded in other countries:L1S.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
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.

Liquidity Service Inc was incorporated in Delaware in November 1999 as Liquidation.com, Inc. and commenced operations in early 2000. In 2001, the Company changed its name to Liquidity Services, Inc. The Company 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 500 product categories. The Company's marketplaces provide professional buyers access to a organized supply of surplus and salvage assets presented with digital images and other relevant product information. Additionally, the Company enables its corporate and government sellers to enhance their financial return on excess assets by providing a liquid marketplace and value-added services that integrate sales and marketing, logistics and transaction settlement into a single offering. It organizes its products into categories across 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's online auction marketplaces are www.liquidation.com, www.govliquidation.com, www.govdeals.com, www.networkintl.com, www.truckcenter.com, www.go-dove.com and www.secondipity.com. It utilizes a direct sales and marketing force to acquire and manage its seller and buyer accounts. The Company is subject to federal and state consumer protection laws, including laws protecting the privacy of customer non-public information and regulations prohibiting unfair and deceptive trade practices.

Ratios

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history
PB Ratio 1.27
LQDT's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. LQDT: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LQDT' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 2.92 Max: 9.13
Current: 1.27
0.65
9.13
PS Ratio 0.63
LQDT's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. LQDT: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LQDT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.29 Max: 5.16
Current: 0.63
0.4
5.16
EV-to-EBIT -1.36
LQDT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.76 vs. LQDT: -1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LQDT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.2  Med: 12.4 Max: 44.3
Current: -1.36
-6.2
44.3
EV-to-EBITDA -1.53
LQDT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.75 vs. LQDT: -1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LQDT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.6  Med: 10.3 Max: 39.4
Current: -1.53
-7.6
39.4
EV-to-Revenue 0.24
LQDT's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
86% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. LQDT: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
LQDT' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1 Max: 5.2
Current: 0.24
0.1
5.2
Current Ratio 2.00
LQDT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. LQDT: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LQDT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 2.32 Max: 3.69
Current: 2
1.3
3.69
Quick Ratio 1.76
LQDT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. LQDT: 1.76 )
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: 3.48
Current: 1.76
0.99
3.48
Days Inventory 66.07
LQDT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
60% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 90.95 vs. LQDT: 66.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LQDT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.92  Med: 62.96 Max: 114.32
Current: 66.07
32.92
114.32
Days Sales Outstanding 14.77
LQDT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.40 vs. LQDT: 14.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LQDT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.69  Med: 8.06 Max: 17.35
Current: 14.77
5.69
17.35
Days Payable 31.99
LQDT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 50.04 vs. LQDT: 31.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LQDT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.42  Med: 24.82 Max: 42.5
Current: 31.99
18.42
42.5

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.10
LQDT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. LQDT: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LQDT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.6  Med: -2.7 Max: 1.3
Current: 1.1
-19.6
1.3

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 7.07
LQDT's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
62% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.79 vs. LQDT: 7.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
LQDT' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.45  Med: 10.06 Max: 20.23
Current: 7.07
3.45
20.23
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.74
LQDT's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. LQDT: 2.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
LQDT' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 6.5 Max: 194.21
Current: 2.74
1.51
194.21
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.88
LQDT's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. LQDT: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
LQDT' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 5.32 Max: 79.03
Current: 1.88
1.07
79.03
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.80
LQDT's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. LQDT: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
LQDT' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 2.03 Max: 7.43
Current: 0.8
0.48
7.43
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.48
LQDT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. LQDT: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LQDT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.05 Max: 3.28
Current: 0.48
0.38
3.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -73.53
LQDT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
97% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. LQDT: -73.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LQDT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -233.2  Med: 6 Max: 20.4
Current: -73.53
-233.2
20.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 37.07
LQDT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
96% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. LQDT: 37.07 )
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: 18.4  Med: 33.5 Max: 44.1
Current: 37.07
18.4
44.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $287.16
EPS (TTM) $ -2.56
Beta1.64
Short Percentage of Float2.72%
52-Week Range $5.50 - 11.49
Shares Outstanding (Mil)31.50

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18
Revenue (Mil $) 285 302
EPS ($) -0.98 -0.50
EPS without NRI ($) -0.98 -0.50
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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