Liquidity Services Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) CFO Jorge Celaya sold 12,061 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.10, for a total value of $121,816.10. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 33,611 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $339,471.10. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Jorge Celaya also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, October 5th, Jorge Celaya sold 7,073 shares of Liquidity Services stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.51, for a total value of $74,337.23.
  • On Tuesday, October 4th, Jorge Celaya sold 2,955 shares of Liquidity Services stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.52, for a total value of $31,086.60.
  • On Monday, October 3rd, Jorge Celaya sold 6,636 shares of Liquidity Services stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.65, for a total value of $70,673.40.

Shares of Liquidity Services Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) opened at 9.95 on Thursday. Liquidity Services Inc. has a 12-month low of $4.42 and a 12-month high of $11.49. The stock’s market cap is $305.87 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $10.12 and a 200-day moving average price of $7.84.

Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.09) by $0.16. Liquidity Services had a negative net margin of 15.72% and a negative return on equity of 3.11%. The company earned $85.18 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $72.48 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.14 EPS. The firm’s revenue was down 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts anticipate that Liquidity Services Inc. will post ($0.09) EPS for the current fiscal year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT)

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in LQDT. Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Liquidity Services by 0.8% in the third quarter. Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc. now owns 243,985 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,742,000 after buying an additional 1,927 shares during the period. Algert Global LLC purchased a new position in shares of Liquidity Services during the third quarter valued at about $1,078,000. Aristotle Capital Boston LLC raised its position in shares of Liquidity Services by 1.5% in the second quarter. Aristotle Capital Boston LLC now owns 159,663 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,252,000 after buying an additional 2,375 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Liquidity Services by 45.6% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 85,868 shares of the company’s stock valued at $674,000 after buying an additional 26,892 shares during the period. Finally, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY purchased a new position in shares of Liquidity Services during the second quarter valued at about $158,000. 65.33% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered Liquidity Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 7th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $6.65.

Liquidity Services Company Profile

Liquidity Services, Inc is an online auction marketplace for surplus and salvage assets. The Company operates through the operating auction marketplaces for sellers and buyers of surplus, salvage and scrap assets segment. The Company enables buyers and sellers to transact in an automated online auction environment offering over 500 product categories.

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