Roger Gravley, Liquidity Services, Inc. (LQDT)’s insider Unloaded 12,385 Shares; Amphastar Pharmaceuticals (AMPH) Shorts Down By 0.7%

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Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AMPH) had a decrease of 0.7% in short interest. AMPH’s SI was 2.20 million shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 0.7% from 2.22M shares previously. With 154,400 avg volume, 14 days are for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AMPH)’s short sellers to cover AMPH’s short positions. The SI to Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc’s float is 6.33%. The stock increased 2.19% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $18.64. About 165,386 shares traded. Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMPH) has risen 29.43% since April 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.88% the S&P500.

Liquidity Services, Inc. provides e-commerce marketplace solutions to manage, value, and sell inventory and equipment for business and government clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $201.19 million. The company's marketplaces include liquidation.com that enable firms to sell surplus and salvage consumer goods and capital assets; govliquidation.com, which enables federal government agencies and commercial businesses to sell surplus and scrap assets; govdeals.com that enables local and state government entities, school boards, and public utilities to sell surplus and salvage assets; auctiondeals.com self-service solution which enable sellers list their assets to commercial businesses to sell surplus and salvage assets. It currently has negative earnings. It also operates networkintl.com, which enables firms to sell idle, surplus, and scrap equipment in the gas and oil, petrochemical, and power generation industries; go-dove.com for firms in the United States, Europe, and Asia to sell manufacturing surplus and salvage capital assets; irondirect.com that enables buyers to purchase equipment, attachments, parts, and services from manufacturers of construction equipment; and secondipity.com that provides clients a source of products through donating a portion of the proceeds of sale to charity.

Roger Gravley, the President – GovDeals & CIO of Liquidity Services Inc, made a sale of 12,385 shares of the company, worth roughly $77,159 U.S. Dollars, based on a market stock price of $6.2 for share.

Among 5 analysts covering Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Liquidity Services has $10.0 highest and $5.50 lowest target. $6.90’s average target is 9.52% above currents $6.3 stock price. Liquidity Services had 11 analyst reports since November 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) on Friday, February 5 with “Sector Perform” rating. The company was maintained on Sunday, October 15 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 20. Benchmark maintained it with “Hold” rating and $6.50 target in Friday, May 6 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Barrington on Thursday, February 1. Benchmark maintained Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) on Friday, November 20 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Thursday, February 1.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.11, from 1.37 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 9 investors sold Liquidity Services, Inc. shares while 30 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 31 raised stakes. 21.37 million shares or 2.08% more from 20.93 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 69,908 are owned by Jpmorgan Chase &. Tower Capital Ltd Liability Corp (Trc) has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT). Aristotle Capital Boston Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.13% or 362,294 shares. North Star Inv invested in 1,000 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund invested in 0% or 17,249 shares. Strs Ohio has 0% invested in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) for 82,500 shares. California State Teachers Retirement accumulated 0% or 40,676 shares. Boston Partners holds 0% or 192,565 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement holds 11,000 shares. Moreover, Macquarie Ltd has 0% invested in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT). Legal General Group Public Ltd Liability Company has 45,163 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moreover, New York State Teachers Retirement Sys has 0% invested in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) for 51,302 shares. Tiaa Cref Mngmt Limited reported 72,700 shares. Ameriprise Incorporated holds 0% or 154,020 shares in its portfolio. Harber Asset Management Limited Liability Co holds 1.8% or 1.06M shares.

The stock increased 2.44% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $6.3. About 86,220 shares traded. Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) has declined 16.56% since April 4, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.11% the S&P500.

Analysts await Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) to report earnings on May, 3. They expect $-0.14 earnings per share, up 33.33% or $0.07 from last year’s $-0.21 per share. After $-0.14 actual earnings per share reported by Liquidity Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.24, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 5 investors sold Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. shares while 36 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 31 raised stakes. 20.28 million shares or 1.20% more from 20.04 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Assetmark Incorporated has 0% invested in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMPH) for 11 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 0% in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMPH) or 24,600 shares. Fmr Lc owns 148,408 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Sector Pension Inv Board invested 0% of its portfolio in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMPH). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa accumulated 14,685 shares. New York-based Metropolitan Life Ins has invested 0% in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMPH). Cap One National Association stated it has 0.02% in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMPH). Natl Bank Of Montreal Can owns 0% invested in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMPH) for 4,867 shares. Ameriprise Financial Inc has invested 0% in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMPH). Parametric Portfolio Assocs Lc accumulated 0% or 71,182 shares. Paloma Prtn holds 0% or 10,261 shares. The Connecticut-based Matarin Capital Mgmt Llc has invested 0.08% in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMPH). Tiaa Cref Invest Mngmt Lc has 0% invested in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMPH). Comerica Commercial Bank owns 36,536 shares. Bancorp Of Mellon Corp invested in 0% or 404,789 shares.

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