4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Liquidity Services

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Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, online auction marketplace operatorLiquidity Services (NAS: LQDT) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Liquidity Services and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Liquidity Services facts

Headquarters (founded)Washington, D.C. (1999)
Market Cap$1.5 billion
IndustryInternet software and services
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$432.2 million
ManagementCo-Founder/Chairman/CEO William Angrick III
CFO James Rallo
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)17.4%
Cash/Debt$84.6 million / $41.5 million
CompetitorsBuxbaum Group
ICON International

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 93% of the 383 members who have rated Liquidity Services believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.  

Just yesterday, one of those bulls, All-Star bartleyrc, tapped Liquidity Services as a particularly timely growth opportunity:

Online auction business will never stop in the foreseeable future... the primary challenge will be increasing competition, but obviously this company has a strong foothold in its market. Furthermore, this price is a good buy for the long term because it is right after its normal 6 month profit-taking sell-off pattern.

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The article 4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Liquidity Services originally appeared on Fool.com.

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