Live Ventures Inc (NASDAQ:LIVE) CEO Jon Isaac bought 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 20th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $13.57 per share, with a total value of $13,570.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.
Live Ventures Inc (NASDAQ:LIVE) opened at $13.42 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.90, a quick ratio of 0.20 and a current ratio of 0.87. The company has a market capitalization of $27.08, a PE ratio of 8.97 and a beta of -3.65. Live Ventures Inc has a 52 week low of $9.11 and a 52 week high of $26.50.
Live Ventures (NASDAQ:LIVE) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 18th. The information services provider reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $39.96 million for the quarter. Live Ventures had a return on equity of 16.54% and a net margin of 4.29%.
Live Ventures announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback program on Tuesday, February 20th that permits the company to buyback $10.00 million in outstanding shares. This buyback authorization permits the information services provider to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company’s management believes its stock is undervalued.
Separately, ValuEngine downgraded Live Ventures from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 16th.
A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Live Ventures stock. Sigma Planning Corp lifted its position in shares of Live Ventures Inc (NASDAQ:LIVE) by 35.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 19,489 shares of the information services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,048 shares during the period. Sigma Planning Corp owned about 0.97% of Live Ventures worth $242,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 6.32% of the company’s stock.
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About Live Ventures
Live Ventures Incorporated is a holding company for diversified businesses. The Company’s segments include Manufacturing Segment, Marketplace Platform Segment and Services Segment. The Manufacturing Segment consists of Marquis Industries, Inc The Marketplace Platform segment consists of livedeal.com and Modern Everyday, Inc The Services Segment consists of the local exchange carrier billings business and velocity local.
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