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Live Ventures NasdaqCM:LIVE Stock Report

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24 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
LIVE fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health5/6

LIVE Stock Overview

Live Ventures Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the flooring and steel manufacturing, and retail businesses in the United States.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Live Ventures
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$25.89
52 Week HighUS$75.25
52 Week LowUS$23.37
1 Month Change-25.67%
3 Month Change-38.31%
1 Year Change-62.21%
3 Year Change261.09%
5 Year Change150.39%
Change since IPO-89.10%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 01
Is Live Ventures (NASDAQ:LIVE) A Risky Investment?

Is Live Ventures (NASDAQ:LIVE) A Risky Investment?

David Iben put it well when he said, 'Volatility is not a risk we care about. What we care about is avoiding the...

Shareholder Returns

LIVEUS Consumer DurablesUS Market

Return vs Industry: LIVE underperformed the US Consumer Durables industry which returned -31.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LIVE underperformed the US Market which returned -20.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is LIVE's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LIVE volatility
LIVE Average Weekly Movement9.8%
Consumer Durables Industry Average Movement8.1%
Market Average Movement7.9%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.5%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.1%

Stable Share Price: LIVE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LIVE's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19681,075Jon Isaac

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.

Live Ventures Fundamentals Summary

How do Live Ventures's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LIVE fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$76.78m
Earnings (TTM)US$38.95m
Revenue (TTM)US$284.50m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LIVE income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$181.23m
Gross ProfitUS$103.27m
Other ExpensesUS$64.32m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)12.62
Gross Margin36.30%
Net Profit Margin13.69%
Debt/Equity Ratio66.8%

How did LIVE perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is LIVE undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LIVE?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

LIVE key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA3.9x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does LIVE's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

LIVE PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for LIVE vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average18.2x

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: LIVE is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.1x) compared to the peer average (18.2x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does LIVE's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.S. Consumer Durables Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: LIVE is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.1x) compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average (7.2x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is LIVE's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

LIVE PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio2.1x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LIVE's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of LIVE when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: LIVE ($25.89) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($10.02)

Significantly Below Fair Value: LIVE is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LIVE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

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Future Growth

How is Live Ventures forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Consumer Durables industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Live Ventures has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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Past Performance

How has Live Ventures performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LIVE has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: LIVE's current net profit margins (13.7%) are higher than last year (9.4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LIVE's earnings have grown significantly by 35.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: LIVE's earnings growth over the past year (75.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (35.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: LIVE earnings growth over the past year (75.4%) exceeded the Consumer Durables industry 39.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: LIVE's Return on Equity (41%) is considered outstanding.

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Financial Health

How is Live Ventures's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LIVE's short term assets ($109.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($56.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: LIVE's short term assets ($109.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($73.6M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LIVE's net debt to equity ratio (60.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: LIVE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 248.5% to 66.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: LIVE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21.3%).

Interest Coverage: LIVE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.1x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Live Ventures's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LIVE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LIVE's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LIVE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LIVE's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as LIVE has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Jon Isaac (38 yo)





Mr. Jon Isaac has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Live Ventures Incorporated (Formerly known as Live Ventures Inc. (formerly known as LiveDeal, Inc.) since January 20, 2012 and serves as...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jon's total compensation ($USD925.19K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD758.64K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jon's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LIVE's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: LIVE's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.5 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 96.5%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Live Ventures Incorporated's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Live Ventures Incorporated
  • Ticker: LIVE
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1968
  • Industry: Home Furnishings
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Implied Market Cap: US$76.780m
  • Shares outstanding: 3.09m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Live Ventures Incorporated
  • 325 East Warm Springs Road
  • Suite 102
  • Las Vegas
  • Nevada
  • 89119
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/09/30

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.