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 five-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

$1.3 billion


Internet software and services

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$475.3 million


Co-Founder/Chairman/CEO William Angrick III

CFO James Rallo

Return on Capital (average, past 3 years)



$104.8 million / $42.0 million


Buxbaum Group

ICON International

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 95% of the 448 members who have rated Liquidity Services believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, reeshau, touched on the tailwinds working in the stock's favor: "As the weak recovery puts pressure on governments and businesses alike, [Liquidity Services'] markets become more desirable to both buyers and sellers. This will continue to compound with the network effect of auction marketplaces, and drive growth."

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