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BB Liquidating Inc (BLIAQ), previously known as Blockbuster Inc, has seen its share price shoot up since late January after group of Redditors on trading forum Wallstreetbets rallied behind several heavily shorted stocks, including GameStop, AMC Entertainment and Nokia.
Some share trading platforms have since restricted access to these stocks citing extreme market volatility and liquidity issues. If you're looking to buy in, it pays to do your research and be aware of the risks during these unprecedented market conditions.
BB Liquidating Inc (BLIAQ) is a leading entertainment business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$0.022 after a previous close of US$0.0238. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD0.017 to a high of USD0.025. The latest price was USD0.0174 (25 minute delay). BB Liquidating is listed on the OTCCE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in BB Liquidating
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for BB Liquidating. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: BLIAQ. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until BB Liquidating reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$0.023, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of BB Liquidating, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of BB Liquidating. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
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BB Liquidating shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$0.0001 - US$0.14|
|50-day moving average||US$0.0286|
|200-day moving average||US$0.0108|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$-1.261|
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Is it a good time to buy BB Liquidating stock?
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BB Liquidating price performance over time
|1 week (2021-02-26)||-13.43%|
|1 month (2021-02-05)||-55.50%|
|3 months (2020-12-04)||335.00%|
|6 months (2020-09-04)||262.50%|
|1 year (2020-03-05)||480.00%|
|2 years (2019-03-01)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-03-01)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-03-01)||N/A|
BB Liquidating financials
|Revenue TTM||US$1.3 billion|
|Gross profit TTM||US$1.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||-29.56%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||US$3 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting BB Liquidating shares
There are currently 23.7 million BB Liquidating shares held short by investors – that's known as BB Liquidating'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 BB Liquidating shares can be evaluated.
BB Liquidating's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
BB Liquidating's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of BB Liquidating shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of BB Liquidating shares traded daily (recently around 5.9 million). BB Liquidating's SIR currently stands at 3.98. In other words for every 100,000 BB Liquidating shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3980 shares are currently held short.
However BB Liquidating's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of BB Liquidating shares, or, against the total number of tradable BB Liquidating shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case BB Liquidating's short interest could be expressed as 0.11% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 BB Liquidating shares in existence, roughly 110 shares are currently held short) or 0.1677% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable BB Liquidating 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 BB Liquidating.
Find out more about how you can short BB Liquidating stock.
BB Liquidating share dividends
We're not expecting BB Liquidating to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
BB Liquidating share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, BB Liquidating's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$0.0001 up to US$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 BB Liquidating's is -2.9242. This would suggest that BB Liquidating's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, BB Liquidating has bucked the trend.
BB Liquidating 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. was founded in 1982 and is based in Dallas, Texas. On July 16, 2013, the voluntary petition of BB Liquidating Inc. for reorganization under Chapter 11 was converted to Chapter 7. It had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on September 23, 2010. BB Liquidating Inc. operates as a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation
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