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How to buy Blockbuster (BLIAQ) shares

Invest in Blockbuster, the former high street staple, by buying BB Liquidating Inc. shares in just a few minutes.

Blockbuster bit the dust back in 2010 – filing for bankruptcy after consumers stopped heading out to rent physical DVDs in favour of streaming from the comfort of their homes. What remains of Blockbuster is now held by BB Liquidating, and interest in its stocks surged recently following threads on social media channels including Reddit.

How to buy shares in Blockbuster

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  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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How has Coronavirus impacted Blockbuster's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Blockbuster's stock price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $0.003, which is 40.00% down on its pre-crash value of $0.005 and 2,900.00% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $0.0001.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Blockbuster stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $800.00 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 $600.00.

Blockbuster shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-08.
Open$0.00
High$0.01
Low$0.00
Close$0.01
Previous close$0.01
Change $0.00
Change % 10%
Volume 17,301
Information last updated 2021-10-16.
52-week range$0.00 - $0.14
50-day moving average $0.01
200-day moving average $0.01
Wall St. target price$0.15
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.26

Blockbuster stock price (OTCCE: BLIAQ)

Use our graph to track the performance of BLIAQ stocks over time.

Blockbuster price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $0.0055 from 2021-10-15

1 week (2021-10-11) 83.33%
1 month (2021-09-17) -38.89%
3 months (2021-07-16) 175.00%
6 months (2021-04-16) -72.50%
1 year (2020-10-16) 10.00%
2 years (2019-10-14) N/A
3 years (2018-10-14) N/A
5 years (2016-10-14) N/A

Blockbuster financials

Revenue TTM $1.3 billion
Gross profit TTM $1.8 billion
Return on assets TTM -29.56%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -66.65%
Book value $-2.65
Market capitalisation $3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Blockbuster shares

There are currently 23.7 million Blockbuster shares held short by investors – that's known as Blockbuster's "short interest". This figure is 19.8% down from 29.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Blockbuster shares can be evaluated.

Blockbuster's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Blockbuster's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Blockbuster shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Blockbuster shares traded daily (recently around 5.9 million). Blockbuster's SIR currently stands at 3.98. In other words for every 100,000 Blockbuster shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3980 shares are currently held short.

However Blockbuster's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Blockbuster shares, or, against the total number of tradable Blockbuster shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Blockbuster's short interest could be expressed as 0.11% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Blockbuster shares in existence, roughly 110 shares are currently held short) or 0.1677% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Blockbuster shares, roughly 168 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Blockbuster.

Blockbuster share dividends

We're not expecting Blockbuster to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Blockbuster share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Blockbuster's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0 up to $0.14. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (OTCCE average) beta is 1, while Blockbuster's is -5.5164. This would suggest that Blockbuster's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Blockbuster has bucked the trend.

Blockbuster overview

BB Liquidating Inc. is in the process of liquidation of its remaining assets. Previously, it was operated and franchised entertainment-related stores in the United States and internationally. The company was formerly known as Blockbuster Inc. and changed its name to BB Liquidating Inc. in August 2011. BB Liquidating Inc.

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