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
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$25.89|
|52 Week High||US$75.25|
|52 Week Low||US$23.37|
|1 Month Change||-25.67%|
|3 Month Change||-38.31%|
|1 Year Change||-62.21%|
|3 Year Change||261.09%|
|5 Year Change||150.39%|
|Change since IPO||-89.10%|
Recent News & Updates
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...
|LIVE||US Consumer Durables||US 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.
|LIVE Average Weekly Movement||9.8%|
|Consumer Durables Industry Average Movement||8.1%|
|Market Average Movement||7.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.1%|
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
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
|LIVE fundamental statistics|
Is LIVE overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LIVE income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$181.23m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||12.62|
|Net Profit Margin||13.69%|
How did LIVE perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is LIVE undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
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
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.
|What is LIVE's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does LIVE's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|LIVE PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
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.
|Current PE Ratio||2.1x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/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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How is Live Ventures forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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.
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- Check out Live Ventures's track record over time to understand how much the company has returned to shareholders and its earnings growth rate in the past.
How has Live Ventures performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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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How is Live Ventures's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
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 ($73.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LIVE's net debt to equity ratio (60.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LIVE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 248.5% to 66.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LIVE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21.3%).
Interest Coverage: LIVE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.1x coverage).
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What is Live Ventures's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LIVE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LIVE's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LIVE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LIVE's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as LIVE has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jon Isaac (38 yo)
Mr. Jon Isaac has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Live Ventures Incorporated (Formerly known as Live Ventures Inc. (formerly known as LiveDeal, Inc.) since January 20, 2012 and serves as...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jon's total compensation ($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.
Experienced Management: LIVE's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 96.5%.
Live Ventures Incorporated's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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: https://www.liveventures.com
Number of Employees
- Live Ventures Incorporated
- 325 East Warm Springs Road
- Suite 102
- Las Vegas
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
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.