Liquidity Services (LQDT) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.12

Press coverage about Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Liquidity Services earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 46.2199598814387 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Shares of Liquidity Services (NASDAQ LQDT) traded down $0.03 on Wednesday, reaching $7.27. The company had a trading volume of 31,531 shares, compared to its average volume of 152,050. The company has a market cap of $229.93, a P/E ratio of -7.23 and a beta of 0.55. Liquidity Services has a 52-week low of $4.34 and a 52-week high of $8.15.

Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 1st. The business services provider reported ($0.14) EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.33) by $0.19. The firm had revenue of $61.14 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $65.42 million. Liquidity Services had a negative return on equity of 20.43% and a negative net margin of 12.29%. The firm’s revenue was down 13.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.22) EPS. research analysts anticipate that Liquidity Services will post -0.46 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Liquidity Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 8th. Barrington Research upgraded Liquidity Services from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 1st. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Liquidity Services from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 8th.

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Liquidity Services Company Profile

Liquidity Services, Inc operates a network of e-commerce marketplaces that enable buyers and sellers to transact in an automated environment. The Company employs e-commerce marketplace solutions to manage, value and sell inventory and equipment for business and government clients. The Company’s marketplaces provide professional buyers access to a global supply of new, surplus and scrap assets presented with digital images and other relevant product information.

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