Liquidity Story

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LQDT -- USA Stock  

USD 17.74  1.31  6.88%

31% of stocks are less volatile than Liquidity, and 90% of all traded equity instruments are projected to make higher returns than the company over the 60 days investment horizon. While some risk-loving traders are indifferent towards current market volatility, it is reasonable to review the risk of investing in Liquidity Services. We will cover the possibilities of Liquidity Services' current volatility to continue through January. Liquidity Services' seemingly stabilizing volatility may still impact the value of the stock as we estimate Liquidity Services as currently fairly valued. The real value, based on our calculations, is getting close to 10.25 per share.
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Will Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT) newest volatility spike continue?
Liquidity Services currently holds roughly 72.73 M in cash with 10.18 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 2.14.
Volatility is a rate at which the price of Liquidity Services or any other equity instrument increases or decreases for a given set of returns. It is measured by calculating the standard deviation of the annualized returns over a given period of time and shows the range to which the price of Liquidity Services may increase or decrease. In other words, similar to Liquidity's beta indicator, it measures the risk of Liquidity Services and helps estimate the fluctuations that may happen in a short period of time. So if prices of Liquidity Services fluctuate rapidly in a short time span, it is termed to have high volatility, and if it swings slowly in a more extended period, it is understood to have low volatility. Please read more on our technical analysis page.

How important is Liquidity Services's Liquidity

Liquidity Services financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Liquidity Services ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Liquidity Services financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Liquidity Services's total debt and its cash.

How Liquidity utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Liquidity Services, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Liquidity Services is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Liquidity Services cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities. Liquidity Services Net Cash Flow from Operations is comparatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Liquidity Services reported Net Cash Flow from Operations of 14.83 Million in 2020

Liquidity Services Volatility Drivers

Liquidity Services unsystematic risk is unique to Liquidity Services and usually not directly affected by the market or economic environment. An example of unsystematic risk is the possibility of poor earnings or a layoff due to coronavirus. One may mitigate nonsystematic risk by buying different securities in the same industry or by buying in different sectors. For example, if you have a position in Liquidity Services you can also buy Imedia Brands. You can also mitigate this risk by investing in the internet retail sector as well as in companies having nothing to do with it. This type of risk is also called diversifiable risk and can be understood from analyzing Liquidity Services important indicators over time. Here we run a correlation analysis between relevant fundamental ratios over at least ten year period to find a relationship in the way they react to changes in Liquidity Services income statement and balance sheet. Here are more details about Liquidity volatility.
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