Liquidity Services (LQDT) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of -0.07

News stories about Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT) have trended somewhat negative on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Liquidity Services earned a news impact score of -0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 48.5362329842466 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Liquidity Services (NASDAQ LQDT) traded up $0.05 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $4.65. The company had a trading volume of 245,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 119,264. Liquidity Services has a 12 month low of $4.34 and a 12 month high of $10.45.

Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, December 5th. The business services provider reported ($0.33) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.26) by ($0.07). The firm had revenue of $61.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $64.10 million. Liquidity Services had a negative return on equity of 21.96% and a negative net margin of 14.51%. Liquidity Services’s quarterly revenue was down 21.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.02) earnings per share. analysts anticipate that Liquidity Services will post -0.91 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on LQDT. Zacks Investment Research raised Liquidity Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. ValuEngine upgraded Liquidity Services from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st.

In related news, insider James M. Rallo sold 11,054 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.62, for a total value of $62,123.48. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 11,054 shares in the company, valued at $62,123.48. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, insider Roger Gravley sold 8,545 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.80, for a total value of $49,561.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 9,702 shares in the company, valued at $56,271.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 34,869 shares of company stock worth $200,250 over the last quarter. 22.30% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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About Liquidity Services

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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