In a report released today, Gary Prestopino from Barrington reiterated a Buy rating on Liquidity Services (LQDT – Research Report), with a price target of $32.50. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $24.84, close to its 52-week high of $26.15.
According to TipRanks.com, Prestopino is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 43.0% and a 61.0% success rate. Prestopino covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Kar Auction Services, Points International, and Ritchie Bros.
The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Liquidity Services with a $28.25 average price target.
The company has a one-year high of $26.15 and a one-year low of $4.67. Currently, Liquidity Services has an average volume of 377.3K.
Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 47 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of LQDT in relation to earlier this year.
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Liquidity Services, Inc. engages in the provision of e-commerce solutions to manage, value, and sell inventory and equipment for business and government clients. It operates through the following business segments: GovDeals; Capital Assets Group; Retail Supply Chain Group; Machinio; and Corporate and Other. The GovDeals segment provides self-service solutions in which sellers list their own assets, and it consists of marketplaces that enable local and state government. The CAG segment offers full-service solutions to sellers and it consists of marketplaces that enable federal government agencies as well as commercial businesses to sell surplus, salvage, and scrap assets. The RSCG segment consists of marketplaces that enable corporations located in the United States and Canada to sell surplus and salvage consumer goods and retail capital assets. The Machinio segment involves in the global online platform for listing used equipment for sale in the construction, machine tool, transportation, printing and agriculture sectors. The Corporate and Other segment comprises company’s IronDirect and TruckCenter operations. The company was founded by William P. Angrick III, Jaime Mateus-Tique and Benjamin Ronald Brown in November 1999 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.