Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, online auction marketplace operator Liquidity Services (Nasdaq: LQDT ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Liquidity Services and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Liquidity Services facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Washington, D.C. (1999)|
|Market Cap||$1.5 billion|
|Industry||Internet software and services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$432.2 million|
|Management||Co-Founder/Chairman/CEO William Angrick III
CFO James Rallo
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||17.4%|
|Cash/Debt||$84.6 million / $41.5 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 93% of the 383 members who have rated Liquidity Services believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Online auction business will never stop in the foreseeable future... the primary challenge will be increasing competition, but obviously this company has a strong foothold in its market. Furthermore, this price is a good buy for the long term because it is right after its normal 6 month profit-taking sell-off pattern.
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