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LQDT Liquidity Services PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As at Feb 23, 2024, the LQDT stock has a PE ratio of 28.35. This is based on the current EPS of $0.62 and the stock price of $17.58 per share. An increase of 28% has been seen in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 22.2 of the last 4 quarters.

LQDT PE ratio history

How has LQDT's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Liquidity Services over the last ten years is 23.28. The current 28.35 PE ratio is 22% above the historical average. Over the past ten years, LQDT's PE ratio was at its highest in the Dec 2020 quarter at 88.39, with a price of $15.91 and an EPS of $0.18. The Jun 2022 quarter recorded the bottom point at 6.82, with a price of $13.44 and an EPS of $1.97.

Average
23.28
Median
14.45
Minimum
6.82
Maximum
88.39

Liquidity Services PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 99.15% in 2023

Maximum annual decrease: -44.97% in 2014

Year PE ratio Change
2023 25.91 99.15%
2022 13.01 -7.86%
2021 14.12 N/A
2020 N/A N/A
2019 N/A N/A
2018 N/A N/A
2017 N/A N/A
2016 N/A N/A
2015 N/A N/A
2014 14.18 -44.97%

LQDT average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of LQDT for the past years

The current PE ratio of LQDT is greater than its 3, 5 and 10-year historical averages.

3-year avg
19.48
5-year avg
24.78
10-year avg
23.28
15-year avg
32.73

LQDT PE vs peers

What is LQDT's PE ratio compared to its peers

LQDT's PE ratio is lower than its peer stocks AMZN and WMT, but it is greater than EBAY's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
EBAY Ebay Inc 8.74 $22.76B
WMT Walmart Inc 9.89 $160.54B
LQDT Liquidity Services Inc 28.69 $546.5M
AMZN Amazon Com Inc 59.34 $1.82T
GAIA Gaia Inc N/A $68.57M

Frequently asked questions

What is Liquidity Services's PE ratio?

As of Feb 23, 2024, LQDT stock has a price to earnings ratio of 28.35.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Liquidity Services (LQDT)?

The 3-year average PE ratio for LQDT stock is 19.48.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Liquidity Services (LQDT)?

The 5-year average PE ratio for LQDT stock is 24.78.

What is the highest PE ratio for LQDT?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 88.39 in the Dec 2020 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for LQDT compare to its historical average?

LQDT's current price to earnings ratio is 22% above its 10-year historical average.

How is LQDT's PE ratio calculated (Liquidity Services PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the PE ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Feb 23, 2024), Liquidity Services's stock price is $17.58. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Dec 2023 is $0.62. Therefore, Liquidity Services's P/E ratio for today is 28.35. PE RATIO(28.35) = STOCK PRICE($17.58) / TTM EPS($0.62)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.