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How to buy Live Ventures Incorporated (LIVE) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Live Ventures Incorporated stocks.

Live Ventures Incorporated is a specialty retail business based in the US. Live Ventures Incorporated stocks (LIVE.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $58.82 – a decrease of 3.83% over the previous week. Live Ventures Incorporated employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $273 million.

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Is it a good time to buy Live Ventures Incorporated stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Live Ventures Incorporated's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Live Ventures Incorporated's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $28.1, which is 81.13% up on its pre-crash value of $5.3017 and 705.16% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $3.49.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Live Ventures Incorporated stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $617.80 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $3,941.03.

Live Ventures Incorporated stock price (NASDAQ:LIVE)

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Live Ventures Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-11.
Latest market close$28.10
52-week range$17.16 - $75.25
50-day moving average $32.97
200-day moving average $39.96
Wall St. target price$49.62
PE ratio 2.9862
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $9.80

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Live Ventures Incorporated price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $28.1 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-07) -3.83%
1 month (2021-12-16) -14.36%
3 months (2021-10-15) -17.60%
6 months (2021-07-16) -51.59%
1 year (2021-01-15) 43.44%
2 years (2020-01-16) 253.46%
3 years (2019-01-16) 281.53%
5 years (2017-01-13) 48.68%

Is Live Ventures Incorporated under- or over-valued?

Valuing Live Ventures Incorporated stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Live Ventures Incorporated's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Live Ventures Incorporated's P/E ratio

Live Ventures Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 3x. In other words, Live Ventures Incorporated shares trade at around 3x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Live Ventures Incorporated's EBITDA

Live Ventures Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $42.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Live Ventures Incorporated's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Live Ventures Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM $273 million
Operating margin TTM 13.11%
Gross profit TTM $99.5 million
Return on assets TTM 10.94%
Return on equity TTM 52.24%
Profit margin 11.43%
Book value $47.74
Market capitalisation $46.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Live Ventures Incorporated share dividends

We're not expecting Live Ventures Incorporated to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Live Ventures Incorporated's shares ever split?

Live Ventures Incorporated's shares were split on a 1:6 basis on 7 December 2016. So if you had owned 6 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Live Ventures Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 500% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Live Ventures Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted Live Ventures Incorporated's share price.

Live Ventures Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Live Ventures Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $17.16 up to $75.25. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LIVE.US volatility(beta: 0.87)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Live Ventures Incorporated's is 0.8728. This would suggest that Live Ventures Incorporated's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Live Ventures Incorporated overview

Live Ventures Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the flooring and steel manufacturing, and retail businesses in the United States. The company's Flooring Manufacturing segment manufactures and sells carpets and rugs, and yarn products focusing on the residential, niche commercial, and hospitality end-markets; and resells hard surface flooring products. This segment serves flooring dealers, home centers, and other flooring manufacturers, as well as directly to end users. Its Steel Manufacturing segment manufactures and sells pre-finished de-carb free tool and die steel products, such as deluxe alloy plates, deluxe tool steel plates, precision ground flat stock products, and drill rods. This segment serves steel distributors and steel service centers. The company's Retail segment operates 63 specialty entertainment retail storefronts that offer entertainment products, including new and pre-owned movies, video games, and music products, as well as ancillary products, such as books, comics, toys, and collectibles. It buys, sells, and trades in new and pre-owned movies, music, video games, electronics, and collectibles through 35 Vintage Stock, 3 V-Stock, 13 Movie Trading company, and 12 EntertainMart retail locations in Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah, as well as sells new and used movies, video games, music, and toys through Website, vintagestock.

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